Maharaja Budhachandra (- 1955) was king of Manipur, India from 1941 to 1955. He became King of Manipur in September 1941. He had married the Nepalese princess Ishori Devi. On May 10, 1942, Japan occupied Manipur. World War II bankrupted Manipur. In October 1946, the king created the Manipur state congress to strengthen the economy. In January 1947, the king decided the country should become a constitutional monarchy. He designated a committee to plan this process. This plan was never completed.

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  • Maharaja Budhachandra (- 1955) was king of Manipur, India from 1941 to 1955. He became King of Manipur in September 1941. He had married the Nepalese princess Ishori Devi. On May 10, 1942, Japan occupied Manipur. World War II bankrupted Manipur. In October 1946, the king created the Manipur state congress to strengthen the economy. In January 1947, the king decided the country should become a constitutional monarchy. He designated a committee to plan this process. This plan was never completed. On August 15, 1947, India became independent. On August 11, 1947, Manipur signed an affiliation agreement with India. On 21 September 1949 the king went to Shillong to discuss constitutional matters with the state of India. India formally annexed Manipur. Maharaja Budhachandra remained as constitutional head of the state government until his death in 1955. He was the last king of Manipur. This article draws heavily on the de:Budhachandra article in the German-language Wikipedia, which was accessed in the version of 31 March 2014. (en)
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  • Maharaja Budhachandra (- 1955) was king of Manipur, India from 1941 to 1955. He became King of Manipur in September 1941. He had married the Nepalese princess Ishori Devi. On May 10, 1942, Japan occupied Manipur. World War II bankrupted Manipur. In October 1946, the king created the Manipur state congress to strengthen the economy. In January 1947, the king decided the country should become a constitutional monarchy. He designated a committee to plan this process. This plan was never completed. (en)
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