Akalkot kingdom

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INTRODUCTION:

7 Jul 1708                Akalkot state, founded.

1708 - 1848                Vassal of SATARA
 8 Mar 1948                Accedes to India.

Akkalkot  is bordered by Solapuro the west and by KARNATAKA state on all other sides. The district covers an area of 1,407 km² and contains 138 villages, apart from the town. The total population of the taluka is approximately 290,000 (2001 census), giving a population density of 209 per km². The soil is classified as ‘medium to deep black’ and is of rich quality. jowar, bajra and pulses are the main crops grown in the district.

During the British Raj, Akkalkot was the seat of a princely state of the same name. The non-salute state came under the Deccan States Agency and was bordered by Hyderabad State and the presidency of Bombay Presidency. The area of the state was 498 sq. miles; its population in 1901 was 82,047, while the population of the town itself was 8,348 in that year. In 1911, the state enjoyed a revenue estimated at Rs.26,586/- and paid a tribute to the British Raj of Rs.1,000/-.


TIMELINE:

 7 Jul 1708 - 1760         Fatehsinh I Shivaji Raje Bhonsle   (d. 1760)
1760 - 1789                Shahaji I Fatehsinh Raje Bhonsle   (d. 1789)
1789 - 1822                Fatehsinh II Shahaji Raje Bhonsle  (b. 1770 - d. 1822)
1822 - Apr 1823            Maloji I Fatehsinh Raje Bhonsle    (b. 1803 - d. 1823)
Apr 1823 - 1857            Shahaji II Maloji Raje Bhonsle     (b. 1822 - d. 1857)
Apr 1823 - 1838            .... -Regent
1857 - 1870                Maloji II Shahaji Raje Bhonsle     (b. 1837 - d. 1870)
1866 - 1870                .... -administrator
1870 - 31 Dec 1896         Shahaji III Maloji Raje Bhonsle    (b. 1867 - d. 1896)
1870 - Nov 1891            .... -administrator
31 Dec 1896 -  3 Apr 1923  Fatehsinhrao III Shahaji Raje      (b. 1894 - d. 1923)
                             Bhonsle
31 Dec 1896 - 20 Aug 1916  Lakshmi Bai Raje Sahib
                             Bhonsle (f) -Regent
 4 Apr 1923 -  8 Mar 1948  Vijaya Singh Rao Bhonsle           (b. 1915 - d. 1952)
 4 Apr 1923 - 27 Feb 1936  Tara Bai Raje Sahib                (b. 1899 - d. 1942)
                             Bhonsle (f) -Regent

note: this information is not owned by this blog or any author of the blog it is extracted from various sources.. no one has right on this information even me…

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