SUKET (Princely State)
(11 gun salute)

LOCATION: Himachal Pradesh AREA: 1,015.28 km² VILLAGES: xx POPULATION: 45,358 (1892) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 1,50,000 DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Chandrabansi - Sen lineage SEAT: Sundarnagar (1924) ACCESSION: 15th April 1948
AGENCY: Commissioner, Jullundur Division -/1921 then Punjab States Agency 1921/1933 then Punjab Hill States Agency 1933/1947 PRIVY PURSE: Rs 60,000

PRESENT RULER: HH Raja HARI SEN Bahadur, 52nd and present Raja Saheb of Suket since 18th October 1985. (Delhi, India)
born 15th August 1955 in Suket, married 20th April 1987, Rani Dr. Radhika Kumari (née Radhika Chopra), well known sociologist teaching at Delhi University, daughter of Pran Chopra, a  famous Indian journalist.

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The predecessor state was founded about 765AD by Raja Vira Sen, a son of a Sena Raja of Bengal. The state ranked 15th in precedence in the Punjab Darbar (1890). Suket shares an agnatic descent with Mandi, a 13th century off-shoot. Rulers were..... OTHER MEMBERS:
1. "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 515
2. "Indian Annual Register" , N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945, the birthdate given here is 1894.
3. "A Gazetteer of the Suket State" compiled by Mr. B. R. Beotra, B.A. Calcutta. Government of India, Central Publication Branch. 1927