INDIA: Indore Sports

Favorite pastimes of the Maharajas of Indore, wealthiest state in the Central India Agency, are shikar (hunting) and zenana (harem). In shikar, where elephants assist, the Maharajas have never made a serious misstep; but in zenana. they have made mistakes. Last week Indore's incumbent ruler. His Highness Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Sawai Shree Sir Yeshwant Rao Holkar Bahadur* indicated that his interest in zenana was over. He was married.

The present Maharaja's father, Tukoji Rao III, once fell in love with a nautch-girl named Mumtaz Begum. So ardent was Tukoji Rao III that Mumtaz Begum wearied of...

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