At the time of India's independence, the country was divided into 565 princely states. Except for Hyderabad, Junagadh and Kashmir, 562 princely states voluntarily approved to join the Indian Confederation. The princely state of Junagadh had announced to meet in Pakistan, while Kashmir expressed its desire to remain independent. Although the princely state of Bhopal also did not want to join India, but later it joined India. The princely state to be included later was Bhopal.
It is also important to know that the three princely states of Junagadh, Kashmir and Hyderabad were merged into the Indian Republic with the help of the army. The princely state of Hyderabad was located on the plateau of Deccan. The state of Hyderabad was very resourceful. Its last Nawab was 'Nizam Osman Ali Khan'. Hyderabad is currently the capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. In this article, we bring you interesting facts about the richest person of India Osman Ali Khan.
Nawab Osman Ali Khan was born on 6 April 1886 in Hyderabad. The rule of the Nizam of Hyderabad began as the Mughal Nizamshahi on 31 July 1720. Its foundation was laid by Mir Kamaruddin Khan. Usman Ali Khan was the last Nizam of the Asafzahi dynasty. Usman Ali Khan was crowned on 18 September 1911 and ruled until 1948. Thus the Nawab ruled for a total of 37 years. Nawab's princely state issued its currency and coins. The Nawab owned 50 Rolls-Royce vehicles.