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Dynasty

State

Madhya Pradesh

Gun Salutes

15

Agency

Central India Agency

Accession

15th June 1948

Area

1,163 Square Kilometers km²

Population

73,940 (1892)

Privy Purse

INR 145,000

Hindi Name

देवास

Last Updated

4th Oct, 2015

Present Head

Flag of Dewas Senior
HH Maharaja Puar VIKRAM TUKOJIRAO PUAR, 10th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior. (Anand Bhawan Palace, Dewas, India)
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Genealogy

The state was founded in 1728, when the two sons of Raja Kaloji received from Baji Rao Peshwa the grant of the Dewas State in common. The Raja maintains a military force of 70 cavalry, 594 infantry, and 14 guns, and is entitled to a salute of 15 guns (in 1893). Rulers were....
  • Raja Kaloji, married and had issue.
    • Raja Tukojirao I Kaloji Puar, Raja of Dewas Senior (qv)
    • Raja Jivajirao I Kaloji Puar, Raja of Dewas Junior (qv)
  • Raja TUKOJIRAO I PUAR, 1st Raja of Dewas-Senior 1728/1753, he died
  • Raja KRISHNAJIRAO I PUAR, 2nd Raja of Dewas-Senior 1753/1789
  • Raja TUKOJIRAO II PUAR, 3rd Raja of Dewas-Senior 1789/1824, married and had adoptive issue.
    • (A) Raja Rukmangadrao Tukojirao [Khasi Saheb] Puar (qv)
  • Raja RUKMANGADRAO TUKOJIRAO [KHASI SAHEB] PUAR, 4th Raja of Dewas-Senior 1824/1860, he succeeded by adoption in 1824, married and had adoptive issue. He died .
    • (A) HH Raja Krishnajirao II Rukmangadrao Puar (qv)
  • HH Raja KRISHNAJIRAO II RUKMANGADRAO [BABA SAHEB] PUAR, 5th Raja of Dewas-Senior 1860/1899, born in , he succeeded to the gadi on 18th March 1861, married and had issue.
    • HH Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Krishnajirao Puar (qv)
  • HH Maharaja Sir TUKOJIRAO III KRISHNAJIRAO PUAR, 6th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior 1899/1937, born , Maharaja [cr.1918], K.C.S.I. [cr.1911], educated at Daly College, Indore and at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 1908, HH Maharani Radhabai Akka Sahib of Kolhapur, and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharaja Vikramsinharao Tukojirao [Nana Saheb] Puar (qv)
  • HH Maharaja VIKRAMSINHARAO TUKOJIRAO [NANA SAHEB] PUAR, 7th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior 1937/1948, born , Maharaja of Kolhapur 1948/1983 as HH Sir Maharajah Shahaji II Chhatrapati, married 1926, and had issue. He died
    • HH Maharaja Puar Krishnajirao III Vikramsinhrao Puar (qv)
    • Maharajkumari Shaliniraje Puar, married Shrimant Rajaramsinhrao Bhonsle of Nagpur, and had issue.
      • HH Maharaja Shahu II Chhatrapati Rao of Kolhapur.
  • HH Maharaja Puar KRISHNAJIRAO III VIKRAMSINHRAO PUAR, 8th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior 1948/1999, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharaja Puar Tukojirao IV Krishnajirao Puar (qv)
  • HH Maharaja Puar TUKOJIRAO IV KRISHNAJIRAO PUAR, 9th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior.
    • Maharaj Vikram Sinh Puar (qv)
    • Yuvrani Kanika Raje Puar
  • HH Maharaja Puar VIKRAM TUKOJIRAO PUAR, 10th Maharaja of Dewas-Senior.
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Maj. Sardar Shankarrao [Appasaheb] Gambhirrao Puar, great grandson of Bhagwantrao fl.1792, Home Member of Council of State in Dewas-Snr, Premier Jagirdar of Dewas-Snr.
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