Tori Fatehpur (Hindi: टोडी फतेहपुर or टोडी फ़तेहपुर), also known as Tori, was a princely state in India during the British Raj. It was one of the Hasht-Bhaiya Jagirs, under the Bundelkhand Agency of British India. Today it is part of Jhansi District in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
|Princely Estate (Jagir)|
Tori Fatehpur State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
|93 km2 (36 sq mi)|
Tori Fatehpur State was founded in the Bundelkhand region in 1812 by a descendant of the royal family of Orchha Diwan Rai Singh of Baragaon near Jhansi. He had eight sons who were granted Jagirs, including Dhurwai, Bijna, and Tori Fatehpur.
A part royal family started living in a town near Jhansi in the late 1880s after a massive drought and adapted a name “Biswari” for survival. After drought state lost all of its trade and other sources of fortune which resulted in downfall of state.
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