The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Baghal, Raja of; Bikram Singh

Baghal, Raja of; Bikram Singh; born, 1898; succeeded to gadi as a minor, 1904; married the two sisters of the Rana of Jubbal; claims descent from a Rajput family who came from Ujjain and conquered Baghal at an unknown date. During the time of the Mutiny of 1857, this State then under Kishen Singh, grand-uncle of the present Raja, remained loyal to the British, for which he was rewarded with the title of Raja; the present Raja is yet a minor and the administration is therefore carried on by a Manager. The area of the State is 124 square miles with a population of 25,720 and a revenue of Rs. 80,000. Address: Baghal, Punjab.