Jaso or Jassu, formerly known as Yashogarh was a princely state of the Bundelkhand Agency in British India located in present-day Nagod tehsil, Satna district, Madhya Pradesh. It was surrounded in the north, east and south by Nagod State and in the east by Ajaigarh.
Jaso State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
|186 km2 (72 sq mi)|
|Hunter, Sir William Wilson. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. London, Trübner & co., 1885.|
Jaso State was founded in 1732 by Bharti Chand, younger brother of Raja Hrideshah of Panna. Around 1750, it was split into Bandhora and Jaso, being reunited later in the eighteenth century. In 1816 Jaso State became a British protectorate. The last ruler of the state signed the accession of Jaso State to the Indian Union in 1948.
- 1732 - 1750 Bharti Chand
- 1750 - 1775 Hari Singh
- 1775 - 1786 Chet Singh
- 1786 - 1830 Murat Singh
- 1830 - 1860 Ishri Singh (b. ... - d. 1860)
- 1860 - 1865 Ram Singh (b. ... - d. 1860)
- 1860 - 1869 Shatarjit Singh (adopted son and descendant of Dewan Chet Singh)
- 1869 - 1876 Bhopal Singh
- 1876 - 1888 Gajraj Singh
- 1888 - 1889 Chhatrapati Singh
- 7th July 1889 - 1900 Jagat Raj Singh
- 1900 - 1918 Girwar Singh
- 1918 - 1942 Ram Pratap Singh, married daughter of Jangre Raja Raghuraj Singh of Isanagar in Kheri District of Oudh, who died in 1931. His second marriage was to Rani Siddheshwari Devi of Tikra.
- 1947-20 Anand Pratap Singh (Present Dewan Sahib of Jaso) married Rani Hemlata Devi of Amargarh State in Oudh.
Rulers of BandhoraEdit
Durjan Singh and Medni Singh ruled as the Dewans of Bandhora when the state was split from Jaso in the 18th century.
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