Kapshi Jagir

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Kapshi Estate was a jagir in India during the British Raj. It was under the Kolhapur-Dekkan Residency in the Bombay Presidency, and later the Deccan States Agency.

Kapshi Estate
Jagir
Mid-17th century–1956
Population 
• 1901
3414
History 
• Established
Mid-17th century
1956
Succeeded by
India

The vassal state of Kapshi was located 62 kilometres (39 mi) south of Kolhapur. It had a population of 3,414 in 1901.[1]

HistoryEdit

The father of the founder of the estate was Shrimant Senapati Malojirao Ghorpade, who died in the battle of Sangmeshwar against the Mughals. A general of the Maratha army, he was granted the title 'Senapati', a hereditary title of nobility used in the Maratha Empire, and became the first ruler of Kapshi in the second half of the 17th century.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Great Britain India Office. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1909

Coordinates: 16°20′03″N 74°17′10″E / 16.33417°N 74.28611°E / 16.33417; 74.28611