Maharao


Maharao

Maharao is a variation on the Indian (mainly Hindu) royal title Maharaja, also meaning 'Great king' in Hindi. It is composed of Maha- 'great' and the royal title Rao, a variation on Raja.

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Ruler title in British India

Salute states (all in present India)

The gun salutes enjoyed by princely states that acceded to the Dominion of India on 14 August 1947, included the following Maharao's:

  • Hereditary salute of 17-guns (19-guns local): H.H. the Maharao of Cutch (=Kachchh =Kutch)
  • Hereditary salute of 17-guns: H.H. the Maharao of Kotah
  • Hereditary salute of 17-guns: H.H. the Maharao of Bundi

Non-salute states

(probably quite incomplete)

Compound ruler titles

  • Maharao Raja of Bundi
  • Maharao Rana of Alwar till April 1889, since Maharaja

Other use

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