Khairagarh State (Hindi: खैरागढ़) was one of the princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. Khairagarh town in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh was the capital of the state and the see of the Raja's residence.
|Princely State of British India|
Khairagarh State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
|1,033 km2 (399 sq mi)|
|Today part of||Rajnandgaon district, Chhattisgarh|
Khairagarh estate was founded in 1833. In 1898 Khairagarh estate was recognized as a state. Most of the inhabitants of the state were Gonds, Lodhis, Chamars and Ahirs distributed in 497 small villages besides the main town. The rulers were Rajputs of the Nagavanshi dynasty. Khairagarh State's last ruler signed the accession to the Indian Union on 1 January 1948.
The rulers of the princely state of Khairagarh bore the title of 'Raja'.
- 1898 - 7 Oct 1908 Kamal Narayan Singh (b. 1867 - d. 1908)
- 8 Oct 1908 – 22 Oct 1918 Lal Bahadur Singh (b. 1889 - d. 1918)
- 8 Oct 1908 – 13 Dec 1912 .... -Regent
- 22 Oct 1918 – 15 Aug 1947 Birendra Bahadur Singh (b. 1914 - d. ....)
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 769. .
- Princely States of India
- S. N. Sadasivan, Political and Administrative Integration of Princely States, p. 14
- The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India
- Rajput Provinces of India - Khairagarh (Princely State)
- Khairagarh Princely State
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