- Saugor and Nerbudda Territories
The Saugor and Nerbudda Territories was a region of
British India, located in central part of present-day Madhya Pradeshstate in central India. It includes the present-day districts of Sagar (Saugor), Damoh, Jabalpur, and Narsinghpur.
The Saugor and Nerbudda Territories were captured from the
Marathas at the conclusion of the Third Anglo-Maratha Warin 1818. Saugor was the seat of a Maratha governor, and the northern portion of the territory was ceded by the Maratha Peshwa, the southern portion, which included Jabalpurand the upper Narmada Rivervalley, was ceded by the Bhonslemaharaja of Nagpur. The Saugor and Nerbudda Territories were attached to the North-Western Provinces, which included the British Dominions in the southern portion of present-day Uttar Pradeshstate. In 1861the Saugor and Nerbudda Territories were combined with Nagpur Province, which the British had annexed in 1853, to form the Central Provinces.
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