DEWAS

(Junior)

The Puar Dynasty

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1934 – 1943 H.H. Meherban Shrimant Maharaja Sadashivrao Jivajirao Pawar [Khase Sahib], Maharaja of Dewas (Junior). b. 12th July 1887, younger son of Shrimant Jivajirao Haibatrao Maharaj Pawar [Khase Sahib], of Kothi Savasthan, sometime Heir Apparent of Dewas (Junior), educ. Daly Coll, Indore; Mayo Coll, Ajmer, Lincoln’s Inn, London and with the Imperial Cadet Corps, Dehra Dun. Chief Minister of Dewas 21/3/1914 – 1918, Mbr Huzur Privy Council of Gwalior 1918-1925, Mbr Gwalior Council of Regency 1925-1934, and Home Minister of Gwalior 1918-1934. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother as Maharaja of Dewas Junior, 4th February 1934. Invested with full ruling powers, at the Durgabagh Palace, Dewas, 9th July 1934. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar silver (1903 & 1911), Silver Jubilee (1935) and Coron. (1937) medals. m. H.H. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Maharani Parwati Bai Maharaje Sahib Pawar [Jijibai], a lady from the Angre family. He d. at the Durgabagh Palace, Dewas, 2nd December 1943, having had issue, one son and two daughters:
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1943 – [1965] Colonel H.H. Meherban Shrimant Maharaja Sir Yeshwantrao Sadashivrao Pawar [Bhau Sahib], Maharaja of Dewas (Junior), KCIE (14.8.1947). b. at Dewas, 3rd March 1905, only son of H.H. Meherban Shrimant Maharaja Sadashivrao Jivajirao Pawar [Khase Sahib], Maharaja of Dewas (Junior), by his wife, H.H. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Maharani Parwati Bai Maharaje Sahib Pawar, educ. Mayo Coll, Indore, Inner Temple, London, and OTC Indore. Presdt Huzur Privy Council and Federation Minister, Dewas State 24/9/1936-1943. Succeeded on the death of his father, 2nd December 1943. Invested with full ruling powers, 17th February 1944. Signed the instrument of accession to the Dominion of India, 1947 and merged his state into the Madhya Bharat Union, 28th May 1948, which subsequently became an integral part of the territory of India 26th January 1950. Hon Maj IA, Hon Col 2nd Btn, Jaipur Infantry. The GOI amended the Indian Constitution to remove his position as a “ruler” and his right to receive privy-purse payments, 28th December 1971. Rcvd: Indian Independence medal (1948). m. (first) at Mhow, 8th March 1924, H.H. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Maharani Padmaraje Maharaje Sahib Puar. m. (second) at Cooch-Behar, 19th February 1942 (sep. November 1977), H.H. Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Maharani Manekadevi Maharaje Sahib Puar (b. in London, 5th July 1920; d. March 2011), youngest daughter of H.H. Sri Sri Maharaja Sir Jitendra Narayan Bhup Bahadur, Maharaja of Cooch-Behar, KCSI, by his wife H.H. Maharani Indira Devi, sometime Maharani Regent of Cooch-Behar and only daughter of H.H. Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Shrimant Maharaja Sir Sayajirao III Gaekwar, Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur, Maharaja of Baroda, GCSI, GCIE. He d. 1965, having had issue, two daughters
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