The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Idar, Ruling Chief of; Maharaja Dhiraj Maharajaji Shri Dowlat Sinhji Sahib Bahadur
Idar, Ruling Chief of; Maharaja Dhiraj Maharajaji Shri Dowlat Sinhji Sahib Bahadur; b. at Jodhpur, 1878; educ: Mayo College, Ajmere; received miltary training in the Imperial Service Cavalry, Jodhpur and was Commandant and Adjutant in the same Corps for some years; was Military Secretary and Member of Jodhpur State Council; was adopted by Maharaja Sir Pratap Singhji Bahadur of Idar; installed on the gadi, consequent on the Meharaja’s appointment as Regent of the state of Jodhpur, 1911; accompanied his father to England for the Coronation of late King-Emperor when he was made A.D.C. to Prince of Wales (now Emperor George V.); again visited England for the Coronation of Emperor George V; served in the Mohamad Expedition with an escort of Jodhpur Lancers; joined the Tirah expedition as A.D.C. to General Sir W. Lockhart; area of the State, 1669 square miles; population, about 170,000; revenue, 6 lakhs; entitled to a salute of 15 guns. Address: Idar, Bombay Presidency, India.