Rampur State

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Royal State of Rampur
Flag of Rampur
Coat of arms of Rampur
Coat of arms
Motto: "Al Hukumu Lilah Wāl Mulk Lilah"
(Rulership And Sovereignty Belongs To God)

Lā Fata ʾIllā ʿAlī; Lā Sayf ʾIllā Ḏū l-Fiqār.
' (There Is No Conqueror Like Ali And No Sword Like The Zulfiqar)
Rampur State in yellow
Rampur State in yellow
Official languagesPersian (1774–1887)
Urdu (1889–1947)[1]
Common languagesUrdu, English
GovernmentAbsolute Monarchy
Nawab of Rampur 
• 1754–1794
Faizullah Khan (First)
• 1794
Muhammad Ali Khan
• 1794
Ghulam Muhammad Khan
• 1794–1840
Ahmad Ali Khan
• 1930–1966
Raza Ali Khan (Last)
7 October 1774
15 August 1947
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Kingdom of Rohilkhand
Dominion of India

Rampur State was a 15 gun-salute Princely state of British India. It is now a state of India. Rapur came into existence on 7 October 1774. It was created by a treaty with Oudh, The state gained independence in 1949.[2] It was the first Princely state to accede in India.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rahman, Tariq (2011). From Hindi to Urdu : a social and political history. Orient Blackswan Private Ltd. p. 209. ISBN 978-81-250-4248-8. OCLC 757810159.
  2. 2.0 2.1 NH Web Desk (12 October 2020). "Rampur's 47-year-old property dispute gets a twist, five new claimants demand share in property". National Herald. Retrieved 22 March 2022.