The Nizam, continuing to see himself as a foreigner, refused to accede to India upon independence.
It is entirely the government's prerogative to accede to these requests or not.
early 15c., from Latin accedere "approach, enter upon," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + cedere "go, move" (see cede). Latin ad- usually became ac- before "k" sounds. Related: Acceded; acceding.