INDORE

ORDERS & DECORATIONS

The Zulfiqar Yashwantiya Decoration: institued by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII on 22nd November 1920 and awarded in a single class for conspicuous valour or pre-eminent and distinguished services. Ranked before all other state honours, decorations or awards. Obsolete 1950.
The Holkar Order of Merit: founded by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII in February 1914 as a family order for members of the Holkar Royal Family and for personal services to the Maharaja. Awarded in a superior class (bejewelled - limited to the Maharaja and his Maharani) and three (?) ordinary classes.

The Ahilya Holkar Sultanat - First Class, breast star.

The Ahilya Holkar Sultanat: founded by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII on 22nd November 1920. Awarded in three classes (1. Class I or Yamin us-Sultanat - limited to five recipients at any one time, 2. Class II or Sotun us-Sultanat - ten recipients, and 3. Class III or Mushir us-Sultanat - twenty recipients). Obsolete 1950.

Mushir ud-Daula Title Badge - Class I Gold Medal.

Civil Title Badges: institued by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII on 22nd November 1920 and awarded in three divisions. General Division (1. Class I Gold Medal - Wazir ud-Daula, Mushir ud-Daula, and Aitimad ud-Daula. 2. Class II Silver Medal of the first class - Dewan-i-Khas Bahadur, Musahib-i-Khas Bahadur, and Muntazim-i-Khas Bahadur, 3. Class III Silver Medal of the second class - Mushir Bahadur and Muntazim Bahadur. 4. Class IV Bronze Medal - Rai Ratan). Public Service Division (1. Class I Gold Medal - Rajya Ratna. 2. Class II Silver Medal of the first class - Rajya Bushan. 3. Class II Silver Medal of the second class - Wafadar ud-Daulat). Scholarship Division (1. Class I Gold Medal - Vidya Sagar. 2. Class II Silver Medal - Pandita Ratna). Obsolete 1950.

Class I Gold Medal - Aitimad ud-Daula (L) and Class III Silver Medal - Mushir Bahadur (R)

Military Title Badges: institued by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII on 22nd November 1920 and awarded in hree classes (1. Class I Gold Medal of the first class - Muzafar ul-Mulk Bahadur. 2. Class II Gold Medal of the second class - Muzaffar Jung Bahadur and Diler Jung Bahadur. 3. Class III Silver Medal - Khushru Jung, Shamsher Jung, and Diler Jung. 4. Class IV Bronze Medal - Razm Bahadur and Jung Bahadur). Obsolete 1950.

Class I Gold Medal - Muzaffar ul-Mulk Bahadur (L), Class II Gold Medal - Muzaffar Jung Bahadur (C)
and Class III Silver Medal - Khusru Jung (R)

Holkar Police Medal (Holkar Polisa Padak): instituted by Maharaja Yeshwantrao II Holkar XIV in 1935 to recognise conspicuous gallantry, special or prolonged and distinguished service by members of the Holkar State Police Force and Fire Brigade. Awarded in a single class, a circular silver medal. No more than 5 awards per year, except in exceptional cases H.H. could sanction additional awards. Obsolete 1950.

Holkar Police Medal (obverse)

Holkar Military Medal (Holkar Jangi Padak): institued by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII on 22nd November 1920 to reward distinguished or meritorious services by other ranks of the state forces or police. Awarded in a single class, a bronze medal. Obsolete 1950.

The Holkar Military Medal (L) and the Holkar State Medal (R).

Holkar State Medal (Holkar Mulki Padak): institued by Maharaja Sir Tukojirao III Holkar XIII on 22nd November 1920 to reward distinguished or meritorious services to the state by junior civil servants and officials of a rank or status below tha warranting the award of a title. Awarded in a single class, a bronze medal. Obsolete 1950.
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