Shahpura State

State of Shahpura
शाहपुरा रियासत
Princely State


Shahpura State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
  Established 1629
  Independence of India 1949
  1931 1,048 km2 (405 sq mi)
  1931 54,233 
Density 51.7 /km2  (134 /sq mi)
Today part of Rajasthan, India
Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 
Maharaja Sri Umaid Singh II (1876-1955).

The State of Shahpura or Princely State of Shahpura[1] was a princely state in Shahpura, Bhilwara during the era of British India. Its relations with the British were managed by the Rajputana Agency. The last ruler of Shahpura signed the accession to join the Indian Union in 1949.

The Haraoti-Tonk Agency, with headquarters at Deoli, dealt with the states of Tonk and Bundi, as well as with the estate of Shahpura.[2]


In 1631 the Phulia estate jagir was renamed Shahpura. The State of Shahpura was founded in 1706. Its rulers bore the title of Maharaja. The Maharaja of Shahpura was entitled to a 9 gun salute.[3]


See also


  1. Shahpura (Princely State)
  2. Imperial Gazetteer of India vol. IV (1907), The Indian Empire, Administrative, Published under the authority of His Majesty's Secretary of State for India in Council, Oxford at the Clarendon Press. Pp. xxx, 1 map, 552
  3. SHAHPURA (Princely State)(9 gun salute)

Coordinates: 25°38′N 74°56′E / 25.63°N 74.93°E / 25.63; 74.93

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