Nabha State

Nabha State, with its capital at Nabha, was one of the Phulkian princely states of the Punjab. The state was established in 1763 after the capture of Sirhind by the Sikh Confederacy. With the capture of Sirhind, most of the old imperial province was divided amongst the Phulkian chiefs. The area around Amloh was taken by the chief of the Nabha — Hamir Singh.

In 1809, with the power of Ranjit Singh expanding, Nabha State fell under the protection of the East India Company. During the Indian rebellion of 1857 the state was loyal to its subsidiary alliance with the British and was granted territory as a reward.

The state entered a period of prosperity under the rule of Hira Singh.

Read more about Nabha StateDemography, Dissolution

Other articles related to "state, nabha, nabha state, states":

Tara Singh Malhotra - SGPC and The Gurdwara Movement - Nabha Agitation
... next and final war of the movement was fought in the neighbouring state of Nabha ... cause for the morcha was the deposition of Maharaja Ripudaman Singh of Nabha ... will you allow the guardians of Maharaja Duleep Singh to take charge of the Tikka Sahib of Nabha? Rise, hold diwans and deliver lectures ...
Nabha State - Dissolution
... India, the subsidiary alliance was dissolved and Nabha was briefly fully independent ... acceding to the new Dominion of India, when the state was combined with other princely states into the Patiala and East Punjab States Union ... It later became part of the Indian state of Punjab ...
Princely State of Nabha
... Nabha (Gurmukhi ਨਾਭਾ) was a state of the Sikh Royal House of Siddhu Jat origins founded by the grandson of Chaudhary Phul Singh ... Annual income of Nabha state was Rs 1,50,000/- ... Claiming descent from the Jaisal, founder of Jaisalmer State in 1156, the founder of this Sikh dynasty, Phul, was Chaudhri (Governor) of a country located ...

Famous quotes containing the word state:

    Typical of Iowa towns, whether they have 200 or 20,000 inhabitants, is the church supper, often utilized to raise money for paying off church debts. The older and more conservative members argue that the “House of the Lord” should not be made into a restaurant; nevertheless, all members contribute time and effort, and the products of their gardens and larders.
    —For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)