Datarpur State was a small precolonial Indian hill state in the Lower Himalayas. The state was founded around and was annexed by the British in From ancient time Datarpur has been center of business , education in the area. Datarpur State was founded in the middle of the sixteenth century by Raja Datar Chand, a scion of the princely families of Siba and Guler who named the state after himself.
From the state was a feudatory of Kangra State until Raja Govind Chand made an alliance with the Gurkha invaders from Nepal in , securing his complete independence.
But in Jagat Chand joined a rebellion against the British and was deposed, dispossessed and exiled to Almora. The descendants of Jagat Chand were given no jagir, but the royal house still exists. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, Princely states annexed by the British Raj. List of princely states of British India by region Princely states alphabetical Doctrine of lapse Annexation.
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Preceded by. Guler State.
Presidencies and provinces of British India.