The Mewar Residency was one of the residencies or political offices of British Empire in India
, which also included the Baroda Residency, the Indore Residency
, the Gwalior Residency
and the Persian Gulf Residency. The Residencies of British India were mainly political offices, which dealt with the relations between a large number of princely states and the British dominated India. The Mewar Residency, like other Residencies of British India
, was developed as a system of indirect rule which was vigilantly managed and administered by a Resident of British India
. The Indore Residency incorporated most of the princely state of Mewar (Udaipur). The Mewar Residency which was one of the 3 residencies under the Rajputana Agency. The headquarters of the residency was located at Udaipur
The Mewar Residency was part of Rajputana Agency, which was a political office of the British Indian Empire. It was formed up entirely of native states or Indian princely states that were under the political charge of a British Resident, who reported directly to the Governor General of India. The Western Rajputana States Agency, which included the princely states of Banswara, Dungarpur and Partabgarh, was also division of Mewar Residency until the year 1906, after which it was separated. The princely of Mewar was also known as Udaipur Kingdom. The territory was a Rajput kingdom for a number of centuries which was later turned into one of the princely states of India during the rule of the British Government of India. The region was reigned over by the Chattari Rajputs of Sisodia and Mori Guhilot Parihar dynasties for almost 1,400 years.
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