Kuthar is located in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh. It is also known with the name of Krishangarh. Krishangarh (Kuthar) is situated on the MDR-75 i.e. Shalaghat-Arki-Kunihar-Kuthar-Patta-Brotiwala (Previously known as state highway-9) adjoining Sabathu, Kasauli area. Krishangarh is an administrative division of Solan district having Sub-Tehsil status.

Entrance of palace of Kuthar Princely State, Himachal Pradesh, India
Palace of erstwhile Princely State Kuthar, Himachal Pradesh, India


Kuthar was a princely state of the British Raj, located in modern-day Himachal Pradesh. It was one of the several states of the Punjab States Agency.

The state of Kuthar was founded in the 17th century. It was occupied by Nepali forces during drive of himalayas from 1803 to 1815. The rulers of the state used the title of 'Rana'.


The rulers bore the title of Rana.[1][2]

  • 1803 - Gopal Singh
  • 1815 - 1858 Bhup Singh
  • 1858 - 1896 Jai Chand
  • 1896 - 1930 Jagjit Chand
  • 1930 - 15 Aug 1947 Krishna Chand (b. 1905)


See alsoEdit



  1. ^ "Indian Princely States K-Z". www.worldstatesmen.org. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Indian states before 1947 K-W". www.rulers.org. Retrieved 25 August 2019.

Coordinates: 30°58′23″N 76°58′03″E / 30.9730°N 76.9676°E / 30.9730; 76.9676