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Garrouli; Hindi Name गर्रौली) is a fort and former princely state in present Madhya Pradesh, central India.[citation needed]


Garrauli became a princely state in 1812, when a sanad (feudal deed) from the British Government was granted to its first Diwan Bahadur, Gopal Singh, second son of Thakur Bhagwant Singh of Mahewa.[citation needed]

The state maintained a military force of 2 cavalry, 56 infantry and 4 guns. The founder and his succeeding descendants bore the style Diwan Sahib or Diwan Bahadur.[citation needed]

Garrauli was a non-salute state, in the charge of the colonial Bundelkhand Agency. It had a population of 5,231 in 1901, a revenue of 25,000 Rupees and surface of 101 km2. It ceased to exist de facto when the states were seized in 1947, and formally on 3 March 1948 by accession to India. The privy purse was fixed at 34,000 Rupees.[citation needed]


24°45′58″N 79°12′29″E / 24.766°N 79.208°E / 24.766; 79.208