This is the famous Raja #Pancham Singh Pahargarh road of #Gwalior connecting Mela road to #Gandhi road.

Raja Saheb of Pahargarh from 1910. M.L.A from Morena; educated at Sardar School, Fort Gwalior (now Scindia School) and at #Mayo College, Ajmer, graduating in Administration, Law and State affairs; he succeeded as a minor in 1910, during his rule, the state was converted into a Class I Jagir of Gwalior in 1921; President of the Gwalior Municipality for over 9 years and also a #Mayor of the Corporation 1959/1960; the corporation has named a new road in Gwalior in his honour on the occassion of his 100th birthday; he served as #President, chairman and executive member of many organizations like Gwalior Mela, Gwalior #Development Authority (Vikas Samiti), #Theosophical society, Wild Life Board, Madhya Pradesh Olympic Association etc.; in 1952 he merged Pahargarh with the state of Madhya Bharat in the Republic of India; #Agra Vidya Peeth University honoured him by conferring the degree of Sathya Ratna for his work in Hindi and Sanskrit; married and has issue. Rajkumar Nihal Singh, Rajkumar Hari Singh and Rajkumar Padam Singh Sikarwar are his sons.

Pahargarh state was founded when Rao Akheypal conquered the fort of Sarsaini on the bank of the river #Chambal in 1347; Pahargarh was established by the Sikri Rajputs after it fell to Padshah Babar’s cannons in the battle of Khanwa, as an independent kingdom of Sikarwari on both sides of the river Chambal, now in Madhya Pradesh; it remained independent till the #British brought it under their control, and during the minority rule of its last Ruler, Raja #PanchamSingh it was settled as a 1st class jagir of Gwalior state after the end of World War One.


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