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Afghan family said to have come from Turkistan with Nadir Shah; hereditary t:tle of Nawab re- cognised by the B^itish,189^, suc- cession to title is subject to the approval of the Government of India ; placed himself and his clan at the disposal of the Gov- ernment during the Chitral Ex- pedition and induced many bor- der tribes to adopt an attitude of neutrality ; in recognition of this service he was granted 3,000 acres of land in Chenab Canal Colony for settlement of his followers ; Member, Punjab Legislative Council; President, Punjab Muslim League; Life- President, Punjab Anjuman-i- Islamia; Patron, Punjab Muslim Club ; represented the Punjab at the Famine Conference ; met His Majesty the Amir of Afghanistan during his Indian tour, 1907 ; his estate comprises 51 villages in the district of Bahraich, yielding an annual revenue of Rs. 41,365 ; has a son and heir, Niser Ali Khan, h. 1901. Address : ' Nawab Palace ', Lahore, Punjab, India.
Naylor, James Riohard, C.S.I.
(1890); s. of James R. Naylor ; b. 1812 ; entered I.C. ■^. in Bombay, 1863 ; Legal Remembrancer to Government of Bombay, 1874 ; Member, Bombay Legis- lative Council, 1884 ; Officiated as Member of Council, Bom- bay, 1887-88 ; retired, 1893; is now a J. P. for Somerset. Ad- dress : Hallatrow Court, Bristol.
Nazir Husain Khan, Hamlin, Khan Bahadur (1898) ; 0. 1840 ; claims to be a direct descendant of Hakim Mirza Ali Khan, Physi- cian to the first King of Oudh ; Provincial Durbarri ; has been Superintendent, King's Yunani Dispensary, Lucknow ; a Muni-
��cipal Commissioner ; Manager, King's Poor House, Lucknow ; Honorary Magistrate ; Official Visitor of the Central .Tail, and Member of the District Board, Lucknow; obtained a certificate of his service in connection with Plague work ; owns the estates of Deopur and Jalalpur by in- heritance ; has built a flour •snill. Address : Raja-ka-Bazar, Lucknow, U.P., India.
��Neelanaksha Basu, Hon'ble Rai Bahadur, elected Member, Legis- lative Council, Bengal.
��Nepal, Prime Minister and Marshal of ; U. ii. Maharaja Sir Cnandra Sham S ere Jung Bahadur R-na, G.C S.I. (1905), G C.B. (1908), D.C.L. (Oxford) ; s. of General Dhir Shum Shere Jung Bahadur Rana. Commander-in-chief, Nepal
Army ; b. 1863 ; the first among the members of the Rana family to pass University Examina- tions ; joined Army, 1883 ; Senior Commanding General, 1887 ; Commander-in-chief, 1901 ;
Honorary Major-General in the British Array and Honorary Colonel of the 4th Ghurka Rifles, 1906 ; proceeded to Eng- luid, 1908; enjoys almost all the powers, and is addressed as ' His Excellency ' and has the title of Maharaja ; received the title of ' Thong-Lii -Pimma- Kokang-Wang-syan ' from the Emperor of China, 1902 ; area of the State, 54,000 square miles; population, about 4 millions; revenue, 2 crores; strength of the Armyjs 45,000 men includ- ing 2,500 artillery ; entitled to a salute of 21 guns. Address : Khatmandu, Nepal, India.