Yuv(a)raj(a) (Sanskrit: युवराज) is an Indian title for the crown prince, and the heir apparent to the throne of an Indian (notably Hindu) kingdom or (notably in the Mughal Empire or British Raj) princely state.[1][2] It is usually applied to the eldest son of a Raja (King) or Maharaja (Great King), a kshatriya chief ruling one of the former kingdoms or vassal-rank princely states.


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  1. ^ D D Sharma (2005). Panorama of Indian Anthroponomy: (an Historical, Socio-cultural & Linguistic Analysis of Indian Personal Names. Mittal Publications. pp. 275–. ISBN 978-81-8324-078-9.
  2. ^ Amil Shori (11 August 2014). Indian Rajarshi And Greek Philosopher King: Principles of Good Governance. Partridge Publishing India. pp. 31–. ISBN 978-1-4828-1976-2.