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Maharaja

 

a title of princes in India. In modern independent India maharajas and princes with other titles have been deprived of political power.

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SPORT OF KINGS The storied Rambagh Palace, now owned by Taj Hotels, was the residence of the Maharajah of Jaipur, who played the same polo grounds that guests experience today.
She was born in London in 1919 as the daughter of the Maharajah and Maharani of Cooch Behar, a small princely state in eastern India.
We will remain here until [the international community] finds a solution" for injured and displaced civilians, Maharajah Mahaventhan, another demonstrator said.
The carpet is traditionally believed to have been commissioned by the maharajah of Baroda as a gift for the prophet's tomb, which is located in the Muslim holy city of Medina in Saudi Arabia, Sotheby's said on its website.
Within this eccentric space, Starling evoked the spirit of a very different one by displaying photographs of Manik Bagh Palace, a modernist masterpiece in the unlikely setting of India, furnished with design classics by the likes of Eileen Gray, Marcel Breuer, and Le Corbusier; commissioned by the Maharajah of Indore, it was built in 1929 by German architect Eckart Muthesius.
This elaborate, golddomed well was a gift from the Maharajah of Benares in 1863.
The maharajah is dying, and his heirs are experiencing fatal accidents that are actually homicides.
When the maharajah of Kashmir tried to make his state part of the new nation of India rather than Pakistan as the British beat a retreat from the subcontinent in 1947, he launched a dispute that has caused two wars and created a divide among friends and families that still endures.
Brother Robbie returns from India dressed like a poor man's Maharajah.
This carpet, with its brightly colored flowers arranged on a cherry red ground, is archshaped, and was thought to be formed to fit around a fountain or flank a dais on which a prominent person, such as a maharajah, would have sat.
The likely theme of the launch was not difficult to predict as brand icon Lineker was dressed as a maharajah and riding on an elephant.
After a shipwreck on the high seas, Bram and Mosey are rescued, stay with a maharajah in India, and finally join a circus in the United States.