How did the Tiger King stand in danger of losing his Kingdom? How was he able to avert the danger?
The tiger king prevented a British officer from fulfilling his desire, the Maharaja stood in danger of losing his kingdom itself. Once, a high-ranking British officer, who was very fond of hunting tigers, visited Pratibandhapuram. He expressed his wish to hunt tigers in Pratibandhapuram. But, Maharaj refused permission. The British officer’s secretary sent word to the Maharaja through the dewan that he only wanted a photograph with the dead tiger. The Maharaja could do the actual killing. But the Maharaja would not agree even to this proposal. He thought that if he relented now, he would be in a difficult situation if the other British officers turned up for tiger hunts. So, in order to please the British Officer
And retain his kingdom he had to gift expensive diamond rings worth three lakh rupees to the lady of the British officer.