Paldeo, also spelt 'Paldev', was a princely estate (Jagir) in India during the British Raj.[1] It was under the Bundelkhand Agency of the Central India Agency until 1896 when it was transferred to the Baghelkhand Agency.[2] In 1931 it was transferred back to the Bundelkhand Agency. It had an area of 52 square miles. In 1940 its population was 9,820 distributed in 18 villages. Paldeo Estate was merged into the Indian state of Vindhya Pradesh in 1948.

Paldeo State
पालदेव रियासत
Princely Estate (Jagir)
1812–1948
Kothi-Bhaisunda map.jpg
Paldeo (Nayagaon) in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
Area 
• 1901
73 km2 (28 sq mi)
Population 
• 1901
8598
History 
• Established
1812
1948
Succeeded by
India

HistoryEdit

Paldeo was founded in 1812. It was one of the Chaube Jagirs.[3]

RulersEdit

Paldeo's rulers bore the title 'Rao'.[4]

RaosEdit

  • 1812 - 1840 Dariao Singh (d. 1840)
  • 1840 - Nathu Ram
  • 1840 - Oct 1842 Raja Ram (d. 1842)
  • 1842 - 1865 Sheo Prasad (d. 1865)
  • 1865 - 2 Apr 1874 Mukund Singh (d. 1874)
  • 2 Apr 1874 - 1891 Anrudh Singh (b. 1837 - d. 1891) (personal style 'Rao' from 1877)
  • 1891 - 1894 Narayan Das (b. 1836 - d. 1894)
  • 16 Feb 1894 - 2 Oct 1923 Jagat Rai (b. 1865 - d. 1923)
  • 3 Oct 1923 - 1947 Shiva Prasad (b. 1908 - d. 1954)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer p. 1414.
  2. ^ Great Britain India Office. The Imperial Gazetteer of India. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908
  3. ^ "History of Satna". Satna District Administration. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  4. ^ Indian Princely States

Coordinates: 25°06′N 80°50′E / 25.100°N 80.833°E / 25.100; 80.833