The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Nawabganj, Nawab of; Nawab Fateh Ali Khan Kizilbash

Nawabganj, Nawab of; Nawab Fateh Ali Khan Kizilbash, C.I.E.; b. 1862; succeeded his uncle, 1896; claims descent from an Afghan family said to have come from Turkistan with Nadir Shah; hereditary title of Nawab recognised by the British, 1892, succession to title is subject to the approval of the Government of India; placed himself and his clan at the disposal of the Government during the Chitral Expedition and induced many border tribes to adopt an attitude of neutrality; in recognition of this service he was granted 3,000 acres of land in Chenab Canal Colony for settlement of his followers; Member, Punjab Legislative Council; President, Punjab Muslim League; Life President, Punjab Anjuman-i-Islamia; Patron, Punjab Muslim Club; represented the Punjab at the Famine Conference; met His Majesty the Amir of Afghanistan during his Indian tour, 1907; his estate comprises 51 villages in the district of Bahraich, yielding an annual revenue of Rs. 41,365; has a son and heir, Niser Ali Khan, b. 1901. Address: ‘Nawab Palace’, Lahore, Punjab, India.