1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Alirajpur
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ALIRAJPUR, a native state of India, under the Bhopawar agency in central India. It lies in Malwa, near the frontier of Bombay. It has an area of 836 sq. m.; and a population (1901) of 50,185. The country is hilly, and many of the inhabitants are aboriginal Bhils. It has from time to time been under British administration. The chief, whose title is Rana, is a Rahtor Rajput. He has an estimated revenue of £8700, and pays a tribute of £700. The Victoria bridge at Alirajpur was built to commerate the Diamond Jubilee of 1897.