The Diwan of Kotah state, Jhala Zalim Singh founded the Jhalawar princely state. He belonged to the Jhalawar family who were also known as Jhala rajputs. During the British Era of Jhalawar state history, it was a part of the Kathiawar Agency, Bombay. Jhalawar State was surrounded by territories like Kotah, Rampura-Bhanpura of Indore and Agra, Sitamau, Jaora and Pirawa of Tonk, while Chambal and Kali Sindh were the main rivers in the state. Learn more interesting facts about the history of Jhalawar in detail at Mintage World.