The President visits Mashobra at least once every year, and during this time his core office shifts to the retreat at Chharabra, which is in vicinity of Mashobra. The building housing the retreat is a pure wooden structure originally constructed in 1850.
In may 1948, before returning to London at the end of his mission as Viceroy and then governor general of India, Lord Mountbatten and his wife Lady Edwina spent a few weeks in this retreat. Prime Minister J. Nehru paid them a visit, which is documented in biographies of Lady Mountbatten.
Will to Inherit ; the Properties Include a Palace, a Fort and an Aerodrome in Punjab, the Manimajra Fort, an Airstrip and Agricultural Land in Hisar, Haryana, Land in Mashobra, Himachal Pradesh, the Faridkot House on Copernicus Marg in Delhi and Two Flats in Hyderabad. Initial Estimates Have Pegged the Value of His Assets at Rs 20,000 Crore
Aug 12, 2013; As 80-year-old Amrit Kaur, eldest daughter of Maharaja Harinder Singh Brar, late ruler of the princely state of Faridkot in...