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Holkar

The Holkar dynasty started with Malhar Rao, who joined the service of the Peshwa in 1721, and quickly rose to the ranks of Subedar. He and his descendants ruled as Maratha Rajas and later Maharajas of Indaur (better known as Indore) in Central India as an independent member of the Maratha Confederacy until 1818, and afterwards as a princely state -under protectorate- of British India with a 19-guns salute (21 guns locally; a rare high rank) until India's independence, when the state acceded to the Indian government.

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Battles Involving The Maratha Empire - Yashwantrao Holkar
... See also Battle of Bharatpur Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar defeated the British army, led by Colonel Fawcett, at Kunch, in Bundelkhand ... On 8 July 1804, Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar defeated the army of Colonel Manson and Leukan at Mukundare and Kota ... Bapuji Scindia surrendered before Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar ...
Manchar - Demographics
... This town was under control of Sardar Holkar ( Indore, M.P.) Till today there is an old building constructed with clay and calcium, called as Holkar-wa ... Bazaar place, was constructed by Sardar Holkar, and Shaligram (Kulkarni) family of Manchar was appointed by Sardar Holkar for daily Puja and attendance ...
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport
... Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport (IATA IDR, ICAO VAID) is a public airport that principally serves Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India ... The airport is named after Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar of Indore, belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empire ...
Holkar Maharajas of Indore
... Malhar Rao Holkar I (reigned 2 November 1731 - 19 May 1766) Malerao Holkar (reigned 23 August 1766 - 5 April 1767) Ahilyabai Holkar (first as a regent on May 26, 1766 ...
CE Holkar
... CE Holkar was an Indian cricketer who played for Holkar ... Holkar made two first-class appearances for the team, during the 1943-44 season ...