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Chama Raja Wadiyar X also known as Chama Rajendra Wadiyar X was the ruling Maharaja of Mysore between 1881 and 1894. Chama Raja Wadiyar X was born at the old palace in Mysore on February 22, 1863, as the third son of Sardar Chikka Krishnaraj Urs, of the Bettada-Kote branch of the ruling clan. His father died about a week before Chamaraja's birth. His mother, Rajkumari Sri Puta Ammani Avaru, was the eldest daughter of Krishnaraja Wadiyar III
, the then ruler of Mysore. Following the failure of heirs' male, Krishnaraja Wadiyar decided to adopt as heir his grandson, Chamaraja. This adoption was done on June 18, 1865 and was recognized by the British government of India on 16 April 1867.
Chamaraja Wadiyar ascended the throne at the royal palace of Mysore
, on September 23, 1868. However, since 1831, the kingdom of Mysore had been under the direct administration of the British East India Company, who had deposed Krishnaraja Wodeyar on allegations of misrule. Chamaraja Wodeyar was the 23rd Maharaja of Mysore.
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