The photograph above shows Maharajah Bhupinder Singh with Belgian Generals during Word War I. The photograph was taken during at a Belgian war front. Patiala State was the largest princely kindom in the British India empire and had a semi-independent status by treaty. Patiala stretched a huge expanse of land from Tibet to a point near the Pak border.
The picture shows Maharaja Bhupinder Singh inspecting the trench lines in Belgium during World War I.
Patiala State sent a large contingent of troops to Europe during the first great war.