Gaurihar State
Princely State

Gaurihar State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
• 1901
184 km2 (71 sq mi)
• 1901
• Established
Succeeded by
Today part of India
Malleson, G. B.: An historical sketch of the native states of India, London 1875, Reprint Delhi 1984

Gaurihar State was a princely state in India, ruling a territory that is now in Madhya Pradesh.[1] Gaurihar is a tehsil of Chhatarpur district.[2]


This family is descended from Raja Ram Tiwari, who was Governor of a fort in the service of Guman Singh , ancestor of the Maharajas of Ajaigarh . During the anarchy of the times , Raja Ram rebelled and for a short while held the fort successfully against Ali Bahadur I Gaurihar was Kanykubj Brahmin of Jhujautiya division Tiwari ruling state.[3] Gaurihar state was founded in 1807 after a split from Ajaigarh State. Pratap Singh Judev signed the accession to the Indian Union on 1 January 1950. Maharaja Chandra Bhan Singh Judev was the last ruler of Gaurihar state.[citation needed]


The rulers bore the title 'Sardar Sawai' and from 1859 the title 'Rao'.[4]


  1. ^ Henige, David P. (2004). Princely states of India: a guide to chronology and rulers. Orchid Press. p. 67. ISBN 9789745240490.
  2. ^ "Chhatarpur Tehsil Map, Chhatarpur Tehsil List". Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  3. ^ The Chiefs of Central India
  4. ^ Princely States of India A-J

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