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Both her parents were involved in Asian cultures; her father, who was close to the maharaja, or ruler, of Travancore, later advised the governments of India and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) on development matters, while her mother studied Indian theater.
Kashmir’s Hindu ruler wanted to stay independent, but local uprisings and a raid by Pakistani tribesmen drove the maharaja to seek assistance from Indian troops.
The Umaid Bhawan Palace in the northwestern city of Jodhpur is home to the last maharaja’s grandson, and has become a go-to destination for celebrities and statesmen alike.
Soon after, the maharaja died, and British officers voided the boy's—and the rani's—claim, seizing the territory for themselves.
But the Vale did not rise up, even when the maharaja signed away his inheritance, inviting India to oust the invaders.
Built in 1928 as a getaway for one of the maharaja’s confidantes, it was later converted into a hotel.
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