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Bashahr, a hill state of the Panjab, India, situated on the outskirts of the Himalayahs, and having an area of 3,320 square miles. It is traversed by the river Sutlej. The Rajah and higher classes are Rajputs, but the bulk of the population consists of Hindus. A small annual tribute is paid to the British Government, which exercises some control over the native ruler.