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KAWARDHA

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 702 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KAWARDHA, a feudatory state of India, within the Central Provinces; area, 798 sq. m.; pop. (1901), 57,474, showing a decrease of 37 % in the decade, due to famine; estimated revenue, 7000. Half the state consists of hill and forest. The residence of the chief, who is a Raj Gond, is at Kawardha (pop. 4772), which is also the headquarters of the Kabirpanthi sect (see KABIR).
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