Cremated

At Paris, Death stalked and trapped, after an operation,* His Highness Lieutenant General Mukhtar-ul-Mulk Azimul-Iktidar Rafiush Shan Wala Shikoh Mohtasham-i-Dauran Umdat-ul-Umara Maharajadhiraja Alijah Hisam-us-Saltanat Maharaja Sir Madho Rao Scindhia Bahadur Srinath Mansur-i-Za-an Fidvi-i-Hazrat-i-Malika-i-Muazzam-i-Rafi-ud-Darja-i-Inglistan, G. C. S. I., G. C. V. O., G. B. E.—otherwise the Maharaja of Gwalior and titles.

It was natural that this great and good friend of Britain should have a pucka (proper) Brahmin funeral. But attempts by the British Ambassador, Lord Crewe, to have his corpse burned on a funeral pyre in the...

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