UDAIPUR (Princely State)(19 gun salute)

LOCATION: Rajasthan AREA: 33,030.27 km² PRIVY PURSE: Rs 10,00,000POPULATION: 1,566,910 (1941)RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 80,00,000 (1940) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Sisodia SEAT: Udaipur City ACCESSION: 7th April 1949

HH Maharana Shri Mahendra Singhji BahadurPRESENT RULER: HH 108 Sri Maharaj Adhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Ravi Kula Bushana-Mahi Mahindra Yavadarya Kula Kamaldhivakara Chattis Rajkul Singar Maharana Shri MAHENDRA SINGH Bahadur Hindua Suraj Hindupati, 76th Sisodia ruler and 34th Maharana of Udaipur since 1984.
born 14th February 1941, installed 19th November 1984; he assisted in the formation of the Maharana Mewar Charitable Foundation; he was managing the Lake Palace Hotel when it received its 5 star rating, and the Garden Hotel when it received its 3 star rating; he contested the Parliament (Lok Sabha) elections from Chittorgarh in 1989 and won with a record margin of over 190,000 votes; married HH Maharani Nirupama Kumari, daughter of Lt. Col. HH Maharaja Manabendra Shah Sahib Bahadur of Tehri-Garhwal, and his wife, HH Maharani Suraj Kanwar, and has issue.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The genealogy of the Mewar rajput rulers starts in 566AD with Raja Gohil. His descendant, Rana Hamir Singh, the 43rd Sisodia ruler (1326/1364), was the first ruler to use the title Maharana. Udaipur Princely State, became a British protectorate on 31st January 1818. Rulers were.... ## The help of Kunwar Shivpal Singh Chundawat from Bhopji Ka Kheda (Amet), is gratefully acknowledged, May 2014.
1. Or, died either Baisakh Sudi, 1584 or Magh Sudi 9th, 1584.
2. "Memoranda on The Indian States 1939", corrected up to 2nd January 1939, Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Government of India Press, New Delhi. 1939.
3.  Maharana Kumbha - Sovereign, Soldier, Scholar by Har Bilas Sarda F.R.S.L. Scottish Mission Industries Company Limited. 1917