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  Central Provinces and Berar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Central Provinces and Berar was a province of British India.
The Marathi-speaking Berar region of the Hyderabad princely state was annexed to the Central Provinces in 1903.
Until the formation of the Central Provinces in 1861, Nagpur Province, which consisted of the Nagpur Division, Chhindwara and Chhattisgarh, was administered by a commissioner under the central government.
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 Central India Agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state of Chanderi was ceded to the British by the Sindhia ruler of Gwalior in 1844, and became part of the United Provinces, as did the state of Jhansi, seized by the British in 1853 under the doctrine of lapse.
In 1921 Gwalior Residency was separated from the Central India Agency, and in 1933 the state of Makrai transferred to Central India from the Central Provinces and Berar.
Bundelkhand Agency, which was bounded by Bagelkand to the east, the United Provinces to the north, Lalitpur District to the west, and the Central Provinces to the south.
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CENTRAL PROVINCES AND BERAR, a province of British India, which was formed in October 1903 by the amalgamation of the Central Provinces and the Hyderabad Assigned Districts.
Berar consists mainly of the valley lying between the Satpura range of mountains in the north and the Ajanta range in the south.
The staple crops of Berar are cotton and juar.
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 Berar - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The origin of the name Berar is not known, but may perhaps be a corruption of Vidarbha, the name of a kingdom in the Deccan of which, in the period of the Mahabharata, Berar probably formed part.
Towards the close of the seventeenth century the province began to be overrun by the Marathas, and in 1718 the Mughal empire formally recognized their right to levy tribute from the unhappy population.
On October 1, 1903, Berar was placed under the administration of the British commissioner general of the Central Provinces, which henceforth became known as the Central Provinces and Berar.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Berar   (1101 words)

 Berar - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
On the establishment of the Bahmani Sultanate in the Deccan (1348), Berar was constituted one of the four provinces into which their kingdom was divided, being governed by great nobles, with a separate army.
The perils of this system becoming apparent, the province was divided (1478 or 1479) into two separate provinces, named after their capitals Gawil and Mahur.
Murad, founding the city of Shahpur, fixed his seat at Berar, and after his death in 1598, and the conquest of the Deccan by Akbar, the province was united with Ahmednagar and Kandesh under the emperor's fifth son, Daniyal (d.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Berar   (1120 words)

 Sagar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Saugor and Nerbudda Territories later became part of the Central Provinces (afterwards Central Provinces and Berar) and Sagar District was added to Jabalpur (Jubbulpore) Division.
During the Revolt of 1857 the whole district was in the possession of the rebels, except the town and fort, in which the British were shut up for eight months, till relieved by Sir Hugh Rose.
Upon India's independence in 1947, The former Central Provinces and Berar became the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sagar   (564 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The United Provinces embraced the plain of the Ganges, the heartland of India.
Maritime Provinces MARITIME PROVINCES [Maritime Provinces] or Maritimes, Canada, term applied to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, which before the formation of the Canadian confederation (1867) were politically distinct from Canada proper.
Baltic provinces BALTIC PROVINCES [Baltic provinces] historic regions of Courland, Livonia, Estonia, and Ingermanland bordering on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea.
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 Project South Asia
It is bounded on the west by the Province of Bilhar and Orissa, and on the east by Assam and Burma.
Berar is a broad valley lying between the Gawilgarh Range of the Satpuras on the north and the Ajanta Hills on the south.
Central India forms part of the hilly table-land watered by the right-bank tributaries of the Jumna and by the Son and sloping down to the Jumna and Ganges valleys.
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 CENTRAL PROVINCES AND ... - Online Information article about CENTRAL PROVINCES AND ...
north of the Satpuras, districts on the Satpura provinces.
half surrounded on the east, north and north-west by the Central Provinces, with which it is amalgamated.
Vindhya and Satpura plateaus, and the Berar, Nagpur and Chhattisgarh plains.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAU_CHA/CENTRAL_PROVINCES_AND_BERAR.html   (4703 words)

 Amravati - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Amravati district corresponds to the former province of Berar, which was ceded to Hyderabad state by the Maratha Maharajas of Nagpur in 1803.
In 1903, it was added to the British-administered Central Provinces, which was renamed Central Provinces and Berar.
Upon Indian independence, the Central Provinces and Berar were reorganized as the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Amravati   (517 words)

 Sir John Strachey - LoveToKnow 1911
In 1862 he became judicial commissioner in the Central Provinces.
In 1864, after the report of the royal commission on the 'sanitary condition of the army, a permanent sanitary commission was established in India, with Strachey as president.
In 1868 he became member of the governor-general's council, and on the assassination of Lord Mayo in 1872 he acted temporarily as viceroy.
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 Vidarbha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
After their defeat in the Third Anglo-Maratha War in 1818, the Bhonsla dominions were reduced to Nagpur division, which was taken over by the British in 1853 when the last Maharaja of Nagpur died without a male heir.
The Nagpur division became a part of the British Raj's Central Provinces in 1861.
Amravati division, formerly known as Berar, was administered by the Nizam of Hyderabad until 1853, when the British took over governance of the province under the charge of misgovernance by the Nizam.
www.wikimoz.org /wiki/en/wikipedia/v/vi/vidarbha.html   (217 words)

 Burhanpur - LoveToKnow 1911
BURHANPUR, a town of British India in the Nimar district of the Central Provinces, situated on the north bank of the river Tapti, 310 m.
It formed the chief seat of the government of the Deccan provinces of the Mogul empire till Shah Jahan removed the capital to Aurangabad in 1635.
Burhanpur was plundered in 1685 by the Mahrattas, and repeated battles were fought in its neighbourhood in the struggle between that race and the Mussulmans for the supremacy of India.
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 Administrative and Social Regions of Middle India, 1500-1920. Chapter 2
The Central Provinces was almost an island encircled by a sea of "native States" such as Bhopal and Rewa to the north, Chore Nagpur and Kalahandi to the east, and the Nizam's territories of Hyderabad and Barer to the south and west.
The Central Provinces was created as a nev British administrative unit as part of the general reorganization of the British Indian Empire in the middle of the nineteenth century.
The threatened dismemberment of the province in the early 1870's and the late 1880's aroused provincial officials to plead for the retention of provincial unity, first because they wanted time for the it policies to take effect and later because they felt their "success" or "progress" would be undermined.
www.lib.virginia.edu /area-studies/SouthAsia/Ideas/CP/ch02regions.html   (12157 words)

 Eastern States Agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The agency was created in the 1930's, and was composed of a number of princely states in eastern India, located in the present-day Indian states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal, and Tripura.
Before the creation of the Eastern States Agency, the states were under the authority of the British provinces of Bengal Bihar and Orissa, and the Central Provinces and Berar.
Cooch Behar and Tripura were transferred from Bengal to the Eastern States Agency in 1936, and the Orissa Tributary States and Chhota Nagpur States were transferred from Bihar and Orissa in 1936.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_States_Agency   (193 words)

 HIMMATLAL HARILAL MEHTAV v. STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH AND OTHE [1954] INSC 26; (1954) SCR 1122; AIR 1954 SC 403 (16 March ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Central Provinces and Berar Sales Tax Act (Act XXI of 1947), as amended by, Act XVI of 1949-Explanation II to section 2(g)-Whether ultra vires the Constitution-Threat to use coercive machinery of Act for realising tax-whether infringement of fundamental rights under art.
Provinces and Berar Sales Tax Act (Act XXI of 1947) as amended by Central Provinces and Berar Act (Act XVI of 1949) is ultra vires the State Legislature.
This provision was amended by the Central Provinces and
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 Khandwa - Indopedia, the Indological knowledgebase
Betul and Harda districts lie to the east, Dewas district to the north, and Khargone district to the west.
Khandwa district was surrendered by the Marathas to the British Raj in 1818, and later became part of the Central Provinces and Berar.
After India's independence in 1947, the Central Provinces and Berar became the new Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
www.indopedia.org /Khandwa.html   (436 words)

 The Ultimate Jabalpur Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
The former British Jubbulpore Division of the Central Provinces comprised the districts of Damoh, Jubbulpore, Mandla, Saugor (Sagar), and Seoni.
The North-western Province later became part of the Central Provinces which, in 1903, became the Central Provinces and Berar.
After India's independence in 1947, the Central Provinces and Berar became the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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 Maratechnology.com :: States and territories of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Provinces of India were ruled directly by British officials; a Governor, Chief Commissioner, or Administrator, who were appointed by the Viceroy.
Two divisions, the Central India Agency and Rajputana Agency, consisted of numerous princely states which were governed by a political agent appointed by the Governor-General of India, rather than the governor of a province, and the four largest princely states, Hyderabad, Baroda, Mysore, and Jammu and Kashmir, were directly under the authority of the Governor-General.
The provinces of Baluchistan, North-West Frontier, and Sind went to Pakistan, and two provinces, Punjab and Bengal, were partitioned between India and Pakistan along religious lines.
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 Nagpur District Gazetteer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Competency Boiler Attendants Examinations under the Central Provinces and Berar Boiler Rules are held at Nagpur thrice a year for the benefit of the candidates from the Vidarbha region.
Of these 94 unions, 14 were recognised unions under the Central Provinces and Berar Industrial Disputes Settlement Act and in that capacity they could represent all employees in the respective industries in the areas concerned for the purposes of collective disputes.
There is a provision under Chapter IV-A of the Central Provinces and Berar Industrial Disputes Settlement Act, 1947, for appointment of wage boards in different industries for dealing with the disputes in the respective industries, A wage board for the cotton textile industry in the Vidarbha Division has been constituted by the State Government.
www.maharashtra.gov.in /english/gazetteer/FINAL_GAZETTEE/ss1.html   (7594 words)

 Central Provinces and Berar - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Central Provinces and Berar - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Madhya Pradesh's present borders began to take shape after 1820 when the region was occupied by the British, who amalgamated a number of smaller...
United Provinces of Central America, confederation of five now-independent Central American states—Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador (initially San...
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 eBharat: -> Madhya Pradesh - -> Madhya Pradesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
One of the largest states in India, Madhya Pradesh consists, from north to south, of upland zones separated by plains.
Spinning and weaving are the chief industries; there is a huge steel mill at Bhilainagar and chemical and electrical industries at Bhopal.
Berar, originally belonging to the domain of the Nizam of Hyderabad, was incorporated in 1903; from then until 1950 the state was called Central Provinces and Berar.
www.ebharat.in /directory/Madhya%20Pradesh   (310 words)

 Eastern Book Company - Practical Lawyer
Justice Hidayatullah was born on 17th December 1905 at Betul in the erstwhile Central Provinces and Berar.
On his return to India, he was enrolled as Advocate of the High Court of Central Provinces and Berar at Nagpur on 19th July 1930.
On 2nd August 1943, he became the Advocate General of Central Provinces and Berar and continued to hold the said post till he was appointed as Additional Judge of that High Court on 24th June 1946.
www.ebc-india.com /lawyer/articles/92v4a2.htm   (1518 words)

 BrethrenAssembly.Com: MadhyaPradesh
The importance of Central India watershed was first noted by Captain Forsyth and remarked upon in his book, “The Highlands of Central India”, first published in 1889.
Central, eastern and southern parts of the state are rich, whereas northern and western parts are deficient in forest.
After Indian independence: Madhya Pradesh was created in 1950 from the former British Central Provinces and Berar and the princely states of Makrai and Chhattisgarh, with Nagpur as the capital of the state.
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