List of Maratha dynasties and states
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This is a partial list of Maratha dynasties and Maratha princely states.
Historical Maratha clans outside today's MaharashtraEdit
|Maratha Clans outside the present day Maharashtra||Region(s) Controlled||Present State|
|Bhonsle||Thanjavur State||Tamil Nadu|
|Newalkar||Jhansi State||Uttar Pradesh|
|Holkars||Indore State||Madhya Pradesh|
|Scindia||Gwalior State||Madhya Pradesh|
Maratha Princely StatesEdit
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The Marathas ruled much of India in the period immediately preceding the consolidation of British rule in India. The Maratha states came to form the largest bloc of princely states in the British Raj, in terms of territory and population.
The Maratha Salute state and Head of State by precedenceEdit
- Baroda, title Maharaja Gaikwad, Hereditary salute of 21-guns
- Gwalior, title Maharaja Scindia, Hereditary salute of 21-guns
- Indore (Holkar State), title Maharaja Holkar, Hereditary salutes of 19-guns (21-guns local)
- Kolhapur State,title Maharaja Chhatrapati,Hereditary salutes of 19-guns
- Dewas State Senior, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 15-guns
- Dewas State Junior, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 15-guns
- Dhar State, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 15-guns
- Sangli, title Raja, Hereditary salute of 11-guns
- Jawhar State, title Maharaja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns
- Bhor, title Raja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns
- Savantwadi (Sawantwadi), title Raja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns
- Mudhol State, title Raja, Hereditary salute of 9-guns
Non-salute Maratha states, alphabetically:
- Kurundvad Junior
- Kurundwad Senior
- Miraj Junior
- Miraj Senior
- Sandur in Bellary District of Karnataka
- Shringarpur State
States Annexed by the British under the Doctrine of LapseEdit
- Nagpur State (1818–1853) – Annexed by the East India Company under Doctrine of Lapse in 1853.
- Satara state – Abolished in 1848 by the East India Company under Doctrine of Lapse.
- Thanjavur – Annexed by the East India Company under Doctrine of Lapse
- Jhansi state - Annexed by the East India Company under Doctrine of Lapse. recaptured by Rani Lakshmi Bai( 4 June 1857 - 4/5 April1858)
- L. K. Singh (February 2008). Indian Cultural Heritage Perspective For Tourism. Gyan Publishing House. pp. 58–. ISBN 978-81-8205-475-2.
- Ramusack, Barbara N. (2007). The Indian princes and their states (Digitally print. version. ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. pp. 81–82. ISBN 978-0521039895. Retrieved 13 October 2016.