Baramba State

Baramba State (Odia: ବଡମ୍ବା ରାଜ୍ୟ) was one of the princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. It had its capital in Baramba town. The last ruler acceded to the Indian Union on 1 January 1948. Baramba state was made part of Cuttack district of Odisha in 1948.

Baramba State
ବଡମ୍ବା ରାଜ୍ୟ
Princely State of British India
1305–1948
Flag of Baramba
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Daspalla-Nayagarh-Imperial Gazetteer.jpg
Baramba State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
Area 
• 1892
368 km2 (142 sq mi)
Population 
• 1892
29772
History
History 
• Established
1305
1948
Succeeded by
India
Today part ofOdisha, India

HistoryEdit

According to family and court records, Baramba State was founded in 1305 when the land comprising two villages, Sonkha and Mohuri, were granted by the then Eastern Ganga emperor Narasimha Deva II, to a wrestler Hatakeshwar Raut in recognition for his valour.[1][2][3] The last ruler of Baramba Princely State signed the accession to the Indian Union on 1 January 1948.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ODISHA DISTRICT GAZETTEERS CUTTACK (PDF), GAD, Govt of Odisha, 1993, pp. 46–70
  2. ^ Cobden Ramsay (1910), Bengal Gazetteers Feudatory States Of Orissa, DLI, p. 129
  3. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 6, p. 433.

Coordinates: 20°25′15″N 85°22′41″E / 20.42083°N 85.37806°E / 20.42083; 85.37806