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princely

of, belonging to, or characteristic of a prince
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The Indian Independence Act passed by the British Parliament also declared that princely states were free to join any of the two dominions or remain independent.
Now the question is how India can try to legitimize its claim over Kashmir on the basis of accession deed signed by the princely ruler Hari Singh when the provisions of the deed have been violated.
However, is she aware that the present Prince of Wales is descended in no less than 129 separate bloodlines from the ancient princely houses of Gwynedd and Powys?
He urged the masses of the formerly princely state to keep an eye on their local political leadership and vote for those only in future who're sincere to the creation of Bahawalpur province.
Hyderabad, one of the earliest princely states to adopt stamps, printed its own stamps from 1869 onwards until it became a part of the Indian Union in 1949.
Before gaining independence, Sardar Patel was in charge of convincing over 500 princely states to join India instead of joining Pakistan or choosing to remain independent.
28 (ANI): Recalling the contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in IndiaaACAOs Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that due to PatelaACAOs statesmanship and acumen, the princely states came together in 1947 to form united India.
LAHORE -- The Nawab of Bahawalpur has demanded restoration of former princely state as a separate province before the incumbent government completes its tenure on May 31.
After India gained independence from British rule in 1947, the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir had the option to join either India or Pakistan or to choose to remain independent.
Nawab Jahangir Khanji emphasized that Junagadh was first among princely states which acceded to Pakistan following the withdrawal of colonial powers from the subcontinent.
The princely state of Bahawalpur has been a centre of excellent architecture for last many centuries.
Iftikhar Ali Khan was born at Pataudi House in Delhi, into the family of the Nawabs of Pataudi, a small non-salute princely state near Delhi, located in the present-day Indian state of Haryana.