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The Princely State of Kharsia, also known as Kharsi, was one of the prominent princely states of India
that were administered by native rulers or Indian princes
under the indirect control of the British Government of India
. The state covered a total area of 6sq miles and comprised of a total population of 655 in the year 1911. The territory was located in Bhopal
. Kharsia state was incorporated as a part of the Central India Agency
. The region was also a part of the former Gwalior
Agency. The native ruler of the state, who held the title Rao, held no guaranteed lands received a tanka of Hali from Gwalior. It was done under an engagement guaranteed by the British East India Company
in the year 1820. He also shared an allowance paid by the princely state of Dewas Senior with his kinsman, the native prince or Thakor of Jhalera.
The Rathod Rajputs were the ruling family of the Princely State of Kharsia. The native ruler of the Indian princely state had autonomous power for the internal administration of the state and held the title of Rao.
After the independence of India in the year 1947, the princely state of Kharsia was acceded to the newly formed Union of India
, also known as Dominion of India.
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