The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Kotah, Maharao of
Kotah, Maharao of; His Highness Major Sir Umed Singh Bahadar, K.C.S.I., (1900), G.C.I.E. 1907, G.C.S.I. 1911; b. 1873; succeeded to gaddi, 1889; is an Honorary Major of the British Army; is entitled to a salute of 17 guns; remitted all arrears of Land Revenue (59 lakhs of rupees) in his State, at the time of the Coronation of Emperor Edward VII; is an able administrator, much interested in the welfare of his peasantry; area of the State, 5,684 square miles; population, nearly 699,000. Address: Kotah, Rajputana, India.