The Curious Case of Jodhpur

How Sardar Patel tore up Jinnah’s “blank cheque” and averted Jodhpur’s possible merger with Pakistan

Read the full article, which was published in DNA – Curious case of Jodhpur

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Sayajirao Gaekwad III – Maker of Modern Baroda

Sayajirao ushered in progressive reforms and modern amenities and towered over the other princes loyal to the British Raj

Read the full article which I wrote for DNA – Sayajirao Gaekwad

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Video presentation – Integration of India’s Princely States

1. Integration of India’s Princely States

 

 

The integration of India’s Princely States by the Iron Man of India , Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a subject oft ignored by our school syllabi (another unfortunate victim of political vendetta)

Do check out this short 4 minute clip put together by me, showing the various dates on which different Princely States acceded to the Union of India.

I have also authored two books on Maratha and Assamese history , available for purchase on Amazon India