Hemendra Singh Rao Pawar

The picture shows HH Maharaja Shrimant Hemendra Singh Rao Pawar of Dhar State seated on the 'Gadi' of the Kshatriya Maratha-Rajput Pawar (Puar/Parmar) Clan.The auspicious coronation of the 12th Maharaja of Dhar State solemnised on 15th January 2015 at the 300-year-old 'Rajwada' (Old Palace) of Dhar.

Hemendra Singh Rao Pawar (born 18 September 1968), is the present titular Maharaja of Dhar State. He is a descendant of the Maratha Rajput Pawar (Puar/Parmar) dynasty[1] that ruled Dhar State.[2][3][4][5][6] He was crowned as the Maharaja of Dhar State on 15 January 2015 at the Dhar Rajwada (Old Palace).[7] [8] Such a ceremony was last held on 1 August 1926 when the late Col. HH Maharaja Anand Rao IV Pawar ascended the Gadi of the Maratha Rajput Pawars (Parmars) of Dhar State.

He is married to Maharani Shaila Raje Pawar and has a son Yuvraj Prathmeshwar Singh Rao Pawar.

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