Basoda State

Basoda State was a former princely state in Central India, part of the Bhopal Agency during the British Raj. It was situated in the Malwa Plateau. Basoda was a small state, and its capital was Haidergarh-Basoda. The state had an area of 104 km2, and a population of 4,897 in 1901.[1]

Hydergarh Basoda State
बसोदा रियासत
Princely State
1753–1947
Basoda-Muhammadgarh map.jpg
Basoda State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
Area 
104 km2 (40 sq mi)
Population 
4,897
History 
• Established
1753
1947
Succeeded by
India

This state was also known as Nawab-Basoda or Haidargarh-Basoda in order to distinguish it from a place with the same name in Gwalior State.[2]

HistoryEdit

Basoda state was established in 1753 by Muhammad Ahsanullah Khan son of Muhammad Diler Khan founder of Kurwai State.[2][1] The rulers of the state were of Pashtun origin, related to the ruling families of Mohammadgarh and Kurwai states. Between 1817 and 1822 Basoda was occupied by Gwalior State. In 1822 Basoda became a British protectorate until 1947, when its last ruler, Nawab Masood Ali Khan, signed the accession to the Indian Union.[3]

RulersEdit

Rulers of Basoda held the title of Nawab.[4]

NawabsEdit

  • 1753 – 1786 Nawab Ahsanullah Khan (d. 1786)
  • 1786 – 1800 Nawab Baqaullah Khan
  • 1800 – 1817 Nawab Asad `Ali Khan (1st time)
  • 1817 – 1822 – Interregnum – Basoda occupied by Gwalior
  • 1822 – 1864 Nawab Asad `Ali Khan (2nd time)
  • 6 February 1864 – 1896 Nawab `Omar `Ali Khan (b. c.1830 – d. ....)
  • 12 Jun 1896 – 2 July 1929 Nawab Haideralikhanr `Ali Khan Firuz Jung (b. 1854 – d. 19..)
  • 1929 – 15 August 1947 Nawab Mohammad Ayyub `Ali Khan Firuz Jung (d. 1947)
  • (not ruling) Nawab Masood Ali Khan
  • Nawab Kishwar Ali Khan, present Nawab

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Basoda (Princely State)". Archived from the original on 3 August 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 7, p. 105.
  3. ^ Imperial Gazetteer of India, Central India, vol. 12. 1908. pp. 282–283.
  4. ^ Princely States of India

Coordinates: 23°51′N 77°56′E / 23.85°N 77.93°E / 23.85; 77.93