Garhwal Kingdom

Garhwal Kingdom

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Garhwal Kingdom (Hindiगढ़वाल राज्यGarhwaliगढ़वाळ रजौड़ा) was the Nepalese Protectorate under the Gorkha Kingdom, later known as Tehri Garhwal, was a princely state in north-western Uttarakhand, India, ruled by a Rajput dynasty. It was founded in 888 AD. During the time of British India it was one of the States of the Punjab Hills which became part of the Punjab Hill States Agency although it was not under the Punjab Province administration. The Garhwal Kingdom consisted of the present day Tehri Garhwal district and most of the Uttarkashi district. This former state acceded to the Union of India in August 1949.

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