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Costume and fashion history of Asia . Manners and Customs. Collected from rare sources. The Forgotten Books.

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H.H. Raja Shri Sawai Pratap Sinhji Bahadur, Rao Raja of Alwar.

Rao Raja Pratap Singh

Rao Pratap Singh life fell in troublous times, when the Moghul house was falling, and adventurers of different faiths and races were striving to carve out for themselves dominions and fortunes on the ruins of the disintegrating empire. Assumed the title of Maharao Raja Shri Sawai (not recognised by the Mughal authorities, and thus treated as personal, and not an hereditary territorial designation).