Socio-Political and Administrative Development in Bahawalpur State During Victorian Era 1837-1901
Keywords:Bahawalpur state in British rule, administrative developments in Bahawalpur in nineteenth century India
This article aims at exploring the British role for Bahawalpur State in the nineteenth century India. The history of the Bahawalpur state can be divided into two phases during Victorian Era. The rulers of the state showed their respect, loyalty and devotion towards the British. In return, the British facilitated them on every ground. The article also covers many aspects to share like administrative development, high culture, educational and health, railways, religion, printing press and newspapers, municipalities, histories and legislation. A number of actions of the British government were adopted by the Bahawalpur state in order to maintain law and order.