SALYAN (Princely State)

LOCATION: Nepal - Western AREA: xx sq.km. VILLAGES: xx POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
TITLE: Raja Shri Shri Shri DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Shahi ANNEXATION: 25th September 1786 ABOLISHMENT: 9th April 1961

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PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
In common with a number of other Rajadoms, Salyan came into being as a result of the divsion of the parent Kingdom of Parbat, by Raja Malaibam at a date that has been variously given as 1378, 1418, even 1365 samvat. The state, a Baisi Rajya, was annexed to Nepal on 25th September 1786, but continued to exist as a vassal state until that too was was abolished in 1961 (#1), though the Raja was allowed to retain the title as a herditary distinction. The Raja continued to receive a privy purse from the Nepali government until the abolishment of the Monarchy in 2008. Rulers were...

OTHER MEMBERS:
1. Rajya Abolition Act, Nepal Gazette, Chaitra 27, 2027 (9th April 1961)