KAPURTHALA , a nativestate of India, within the
See also:Punjab .
See also:Area, 652 sq. m.; pop . (Igor), 314,341, showing an increase of 5% in the
See also:decade; estimated
See also:gross revenue, £r78,000; tribute, £8700 . The Kapurthala
See also:family is descended from Jassa Singh, a contemporary of
See also:Nadir Shah and Ahmad Shah, who by his intelligence and bravery made himself the leading
See also:Sikh of his
See also:day . At one
See also:time it held possessions on both sides of the
See also:Sutlej, and also in the Bari
See also:Doab . The cis-Sutlej estates and scattered tracts in the Bari Doab were forfeited owing to the hostility of the chief in the first Sikh war; but the latter were afterwards restored in recognition of the
See also:loyalty of
See also:Raja Randhir Singh during the
See also:mutiny of 1857, when he led a contingent to Oudh which did
See also:good service . He also received a
See also:grant of
See also:land in Oudh, 700 sq. m. in extent, yielding a gross rental of £89,000 . In Oudh, however, he exercises no
See also:powers, occupying only the status of a large landholder, with the title of Raja-i-Rajagan . Raja
See also:Sir Jagatjit Singh, K.C.S.I., was
See also:born in 1872, succeeded his
See also:father in 1877, and attained his majority in 189o . During the
See also:Tirah expedition of 1897–98 the Kapurthala imperial service
See also:infantry took a prominent
See also:part . The territory is crossed by the railway from
See also:Jullundur to
See also:Amritsar . The state has a large export
See also:trade in wheat,
See also:tobacco and
See also:cotton .
See also:hand-painted cloths and
See also:work of Phagwara are well known . The
See also:town of Kapurthala is 11
See also:miles from Jullundur; pop . (1901), 18,519 .
KARA MUSTAFA (d. 1683)
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