Rao Bahadur

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Rai Bahadur (also Rao Bahadur in South India), abbreviated R.B., was a title of honour bestowed during British rule in India to individuals for their service to the Empire.wikipedia
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Rai Sahib

Rao SahibRai SahebRao Saheb
Those awarded the Rai Sahib title were usually elevated to the next rank, that of Rao Bahadur, which was in turn below the rank of Dewan Bahadur.
Translated, Rao means "Prince" "sahib'' means "leader". This was the start level title usually awarded to civilians, which could later be upgraded to Rao Bahadur and then to Dewan Bahadur titles.

Dewan Bahadur

Diwan BahadurDewanDivan Bahadur
Those awarded the Rai Sahib title were usually elevated to the next rank, that of Rao Bahadur, which was in turn below the rank of Dewan Bahadur.
This title was above Rao Bahadur title and usually people with Rao Bahadur were elevated to status of Dewan Bahadur.

Gubbi Thotadappa

Rao Bahadhur Dharmapravartha Gubbi Thotadappa
Rao Bahadur "Dharmapravartha" Gubbi Thotadappa (Kannada:ರಾವ್ ಬಹದ್ದೂರ್ ಧರ್ಮಪ್ರವರ್ತ ಗುಬ್ಬಿ ತೋಟದಪ್ಪ),(1838-1910)(place:Gubbi), was an Indian businessman and philanthropist.

Kurma Venkata Reddy Naidu

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Rao Bahadur Sir Kurma Venkatareddy Naidu KCSI (1875–1942) was an Indian lawyer, professor, politician and Justice Party leader who served as the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency from 1 April 1937 to 14 July 1937.

Mohan Singh Oberoi

Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi (15 August 1898 – 3 May 2002) was an Indian hotelier, the founder and chairman of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, India's second-largest hotel company, with 31 hotels in India, Egypt, Indonesia, UAE, Mauritius and Saudi Arabia.

Khan Bahadur

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The equivalent title for Muslim and Parsi subjects was Khan Bahadur.

P. I. Chinnaswamy Pillai

Rao Bahadur P. I. Chinnaswamy Pillai
The title Rao Bahadur was conferred by the British, on May 21 1898, for his contributions to Palghat Municipality's local administration.

Kandukuri Veeresalingam

VeeresalingamKandukuri Veeresalingam PantuluKandukuri
Rao Bahadur Kandukuri Veeresalingam Pantulu (16 April 1848 – 27 May 1919) was a social reformer and writer of Madras Presidency, British India.

Janakinath Bose

He was appointed Government Pleader and later given the title Rai Bahadur, which he relinquished in protest.

Justice Party (India)

Justice PartySouth Indian Liberal FederationJustice Party of India
The confederation passed resolutions compelling party members to: renounce British honours and awards such as Rao Bahadur and Diwan Bahadur, drop caste suffixes from their names, resign nominated and appointed posts.

Puttana Venkatramana Raju

He received a Rao Bahadur award for his contributions to civil and hydraulics engineering and the development of engineering education.

South India

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Rai Bahadur (also Rao Bahadur in South India), abbreviated R.B., was a title of honour bestowed during British rule in India to individuals for their service to the Empire.

Title of honor

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Rai Bahadur (also Rao Bahadur in South India), abbreviated R.B., was a title of honour bestowed during British rule in India to individuals for their service to the Empire.

British Raj

British IndiaIndiaBritish rule
Rai Bahadur (also Rao Bahadur in South India), abbreviated R.B., was a title of honour bestowed during British rule in India to individuals for their service to the Empire.

Baghatur

BahadurbaatarBatyr
Translated, Rao means "prince", and Bahadur means "brave" or "most honourable".

Muslims

MuslimMoslemMoslems
The equivalent title for Muslim and Parsi subjects was Khan Bahadur.

Parsis

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The equivalent title for Muslim and Parsi subjects was Khan Bahadur.

Sikhs

SikhPunjabi SikhPunjabi Sikhs
For Sikhs it was Sardar Bahadur.

Order of the Indian Empire

CIEKCIECompanion of the Order of the Indian Empire
These titles were subordinate to the two orders of knighthood, being: the lesser Order of the Indian Empire and the higher Order of the Star of India.

Order of the Star of India

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These titles were subordinate to the two orders of knighthood, being: the lesser Order of the Indian Empire and the higher Order of the Star of India.

Kerala

Kerala stateKerala, Indiastate of Kerala