Dharamgarh

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Samana on Map of Patiala district

Dharamgarh is a village in tehsil Samana of district Patiala in the Indian Punjab.

Location

History

Villages rewarded to Raja Sarup Singh

Lepel H. Griffin [1] writes that Raja Sarup Singh of Jind received rewards more substantial than mere thanks for his services to British. It was at first proposed to grant him an estate of about Rs. 50,000 a year near his own territory; but, for the same reason as influenced the grant to Pattiala, it was subsequently thought desirable to assign him a portion of the confiscated Jhajjar territory. This was, however, situated a long way from Jhind, and would have been difficult for the Raja, whose means were limited, to control, and, finally, the Dadri territory, 575 square miles in extent, which had been confiscated on account of the rebellion of its Nawab, was conferred upon him. This territory, situated about 20 miles due south of Jhind, and between the estates of Jhajjar and Loharu, was worth about Rs. 1,03,000 per


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annum, though it was capable of great improvement, and at the present time brings in a much larger revenue. Thirteen villages in the Kularan sub-district, conveniently situated near Sangrur, and valued at Rs. 13,813 per annum, were also ceded to the Raja in perpetuity. These villages were, Bhaiapura, Alampur, Balamgarh, Kularan, Dodura, Rotli, Rangloi, Dharamgarh, Buzurg, Saipura, Mani, Kakralah and Shahpur.

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Population

Notable persons

External links

References

  1. The Rajas of the Punjab by Lepel H. Griffin/The History of the Jhind State,p.393-94

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