Charkhari


Charkhari
Charkhari
—  city  —
Charkhari
Location of Charkhari
in Uttar Pradesh and India
Coordinates 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°E / 25.4; 79.75Coordinates: 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°E / 25.4; 79.75
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District(s) Mahoba
Population 23,823 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area

Elevation


184 metres (604 ft)

Charkhari, currently a part of Uttar Pradesh state, was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. The state was founded by saurabh singh bundela, a Rajput of Bundela clan. On India’s independence, this Princely state was acceded to India.

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Geography

Charkhari is located at 25°24′N 79°45′E / 25.4°N 79.75°E / 25.4; 79.75.[1] It has an average elevation of 184 metres (603 feet).

History

Charkhari, currently a part of Uttar Pradesh state, was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. The state was founded in 1765 by Bijai Bahadur, a Rajput of Bundela clan. On India’s independence, this Princely state was acceded to India.

Rulers

[2]

Rajas

  • 1765 - 1782 Khuman Singh (b. ... - d. 1782)
  • 1782 - Nov 1829 Bikramajit Singh (b. ... - d. 1829)
  • 1829 - 1860 Ratan Singh
  • 1860 - 1880 Jai Singh Deo (b. ... - d. 1880)

Maharajas

  • 1880 - 6 Jul 1908 Malkhan Singh (b. 1872 - d. 1908)
  • 6 Jul 1908 - 1914 Jujhar Singh
  • 1914 - 5 Oct 1920 Ganga Singh
  • 1920 - 8 Nov 1941 Arimardan Singh (b. 1903 - d. 1941)
  • 8 Nov 1941 - 15 Aug 1947 Jagendra Singh (b. ... - d. 1977)

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Charkhari had a population of 23,823. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Charkhari has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 68% and female literacy of 47%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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