The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Mirza Suraya Jah

Mirza Suraya Jah, also known as Kaiwar Shah Haji Hafiz; b. 1853; s. of H.H. the late Nawab Mahamad Ali Khan of Tonk; this family is connected to the Royal House of Delhi; it has rendered important service to the British in the Mutiny of 1857, for which the then head of the family was granted heriditary pension amounting to Rs. 22,830 per annum; further concessions were also made to the family; Mirza Suraya Jah was recognised as the chief representative of the Mughals in 1890; he was exempted from personal appearance in Court. Address: Delhi, Punjab, India.