KHARIAR

 

KHARIAR (Zamindari) 

 

 

VILLAGES:  REVENUE:  ACCESSION: 1956
LOCATION: Orissa (Nuapara Dist.) DYNASTY: Chauhan RELIGION: Hindu
PRESENT RULER: Raja JITAMITRA SINGH DEO, present
Raja Saheb of Khariar (The Palace,
P.O. Khariar, Dist. Nuapara, Orissa, India)
a historian of repute; married Rani Rajshree
Devi, daughter of Thatraj Raj Raj Deb (+) of Puri,
and his wife, Thatrani Purneshwari Devi, and has issue, two
sons and one daughter.

  • Yuvraj Deb Deb Singh Deo
  • Rajkumari
    Srikala Devi, married in Datia, and has
    issue, one son.
  • Rajkumar Ambarish Singh Deo
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT
HISTORY:
Founded in 1600 by Raja Gopal Rai, a younger son
of Raja
Pratap Deo of Patna. Estate holders were….

  • Raja GOPAL RAI, 1st
    Raja of Khariar 1600/1625, married and had issue. He died
    1625.

    • Raja Ramsai Deo I (qv)
    • Raja Padman Rai (qv)
  • Raja RAMSAI Deo I,
    2nd Raja of Khariar 1625/-
  • Raja PADMAN RAI,
    3rd Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.

    • Raja Vishnu Rai (qv)
  • Raja VISHNU RAI,
    4th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.

    • Raja Ghansi Rai Deo (qv)
  • Raja GHANSI RAI Deo,
    5th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.

    • Raja Gopinath Sai Deo (qv)
  • Raja GOPINATH SAI Deo,
    6th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.

    • Raja Ramsai Deo II (qv)
  • Raja RAMSAI Deo II,
    7th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.

    • Raja Balabhadra Sai (qv)
  • Raja BALABHADRA SAI,
    8th Raja of Khariar -/1793, married and had issue.

    • Raja Ratan Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja PRATAPRUDRA SINGH,
    9th Raja of Khariar 1793/1818
  • Raja RATAN SINGH Deo,
    10th Raja of Khariar 1818/1835, married and had issue.

    • Raja Sudarsan Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja SUDARSAN SINGH Deo,
    11th Raja of Khariar 1835/1849, married and had issue.

    • Raja Krishna Chandra Singh Deo (qv)
    • Raja Padma Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja KRISHNA CHANDRA SINGH
    Deo
    , 12th Raja of Khariar 1849/1867
  • Raja PADMA SINGH Deo,
    13th Raja of Khariar 1867/1889, married and had issue.

    • Raja Brajraj Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja BRAJRAJ SINGH Deo,
    14th Raja of Khariar 1889/1907, married and had issue.

    • Raja Vir Vikram Singh Deo (qv)
    • Rajkumar (name unknown), married the third
      daughter of Raja Jogendra Deo of Baudh.
  • Raja VIR VIKRAM SINGH Deo,
    15th Raja of Khariar 1907/1913, married the second
    daughter of Raja Jogendra Deo of Baudh,
    and had issue.

    • Raja Artatran Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja ARTATRAN SINGH Deo,
    16th Raja of Khariar 1913/1946, born 1900, installed on
    the gaddi in 1921, a great
    patron of Art,
    Culture
    and Education; a sportsman of distinction, member of many committees
    and
    Organisations; he sponsored Scholarships for deserving students for
    higher
    education; patronised the “Beer Bikram Theatre” of Khariar, the first
    permanent
    Oriya Stage in the State; nominated member of Orissa Advisory Council;
    M.L.A. (Orissa) 1937/1952 (two terms); he played a pivotal role in the
    formation of Orissa as a
    separate
    province in the year 1936, it was at his instance and under his
    enlightened
    leadership that Khariar Zamindari merged with the State of Orissa
    leading
    to full Statehood; married the second daughter of Raja Narpat Singh of
    Porahat, and had issue. He died 1946.

    • Raja Anup Singh Deo (qv)
    • Raja ANUP SINGH DEO,
      17th Raja of Khariar 1946/2003, born 24th February 1920,
      educated at Cambridge (Senior); he was a member of the Orissa
      Legislative Assembly for eight terms 1952/1973, 1974/1977 and 1980/1990
      and was also a Minister in the
      Orissa Government on six occasions; Member, District
      Board, Sambalpur, 1940/1941; President, Union Board, Khariar, 1941;
      District
      Leader, National War Front and Assistant Recruiting Officer during
      World
      War II, 1942/1945 at
      Chaudwar, Cuttack, Member, General Counci and Standing Member, Manging
      Committee, Rajkumar College, Raipur; Hon. Magistrate Khariar 1941/1942;
      a known literary figure of Orissa and has authored 14 books on poetry
      and
      Oriya Literature including Arati, Urmi, Latika,
      Murchhana, Hillola Bireaha, Baridhi, Chayantika,
      Tripatri, Paritosh, Spandana, Rasa
      Majusha
      , Samcuhaya, and others; honoured with the title of Kavi
      Saurabh
      , by
      the Sahitya Kala Akademi of Orissa; interests were Hunting, Music and
      Politics, Reading and Writing; he married Shrimati
      Rani Soubhagya Manjari Devi,
      daughter
      of HH Maharaja Brij Mohan Deb of Kalahandi,
      and his wife, HH Maharani Suratarangini Devi, and
      had issue, three sons and five daughters. He died 4th October 2003.

      • Rajkumari Shrimati Jyotsna Devi [Rani Jyotsna Devi of
        Baramba], born 1939, married Raja Sri Krishna
        Chandra
        Deb Birbar Mangraj Mahapatra of Baramba,
        and has issue, two sons and three daughters. She died 1987.
      • Raja Jitamitra Singh Deo (qv)
      • Rajkumar Pattayet Nilolohit Singh Deo, a poet
        of repute; married to the daughter of a Lal Saheb of Bamra, and
        has issue, one son and three daughters.

        • Kumar Asandh Singh Deo
        • Kumari Manisha Devi, married in Katras Zamindari,
          Jharkhand, and has issue, one son.
        • Kumari Vidisha Devi, married in Berhampur Ganjam,
          and has issue, one son.
        • Kumari Sharmistha Devi, unmarried.
      • Rajkumar Bhubaneshwar Singh Deo, married Rajkumari
        Pushpalata Devi of Sodoka Zamindari, and has issue, one son and one
        daughter.

        • Kumar Ankit Singh Deo
        • Kumari Rashmi Devi
      • Rajkumari Shrimati Sushree Devi [now
        Rajmata Sushree Devi of Aul], born 10th
        October
        1950 in Raipur (Chhattisgarh), B.A., educated at S.B. Women’s College,
        Cuttack (Orissa); M.L.A. (Orissa) 1990/1995; Member, Rajya Sabha
        (3.4.2002) – (2.4.2008); Member, Committee on Industry 2002/2008;
        Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Water Resources
        2002/2008;
        Participated in the peasant movement against
        the hike in agriculture water tax in 1971 at Aul
        and Kendrapara sub division and in the relief operation
        for the flood victims in the 1971 cyclone in the area; spearheaded the
        movement in Kendrapara district to set up Girls High School in 1977
        and carried out extensive relief operation in Aul in the 1999 Super
        Cyclone; has a keen interest in conservation of ancient heritage and
        important archeological monuments as well as aquaculture activities;
        inclined towards experimenting various aquaculture production
        activities such as prawn and fisheries in Kendrapara district;
        interests and pastimes are Reading,
        touring new places, cooking, wildlife
        protection and conservation, folk theatre in rural areas and
        agriculture; Director, Lift Irrigation
        Corporation, Orissa, for three
        years; Member, Board of Secondary Education, Orissa, for five
        years; Member, TAC, Orissa, for four years; Member, Consultative
        Irrigation
        Committee, Orissa for four years; Member, Sri Vihar Sanskrit
        University, Puri (Orissa) for two years; previously associated with the
        Janata Dal; married 27th January 1969, Raja Sarat Kumar Deb of Aul,
        and has issue, two sons and one daughter.
      • Rajkumari Asha Poorna Devi, married Kumar Bharat
        Bhushan Deo, eldest
        son of Pattayet Bir Keshari Deb of Kalahandi,
        and has issue, one son and one daughter.
      • Rajkumari Sureshwari Devi, married Kumar Ramanuj
        Chandra Deo of the Bhaludungri branch of the Bonai Royal family, and
        has issue, three sons.

 

        • Kumar Debashish Chandra Deo
        • Kumar Digvijay Chandra Deo
        • Kumar Debraj Chandra Deo

 

    • Rajkumari Tarakeshwari
      Devi, married into a branch of the Raidihi family, which is settled at
      Baripada, Mayurbhanj, and has issue, one daughter.
  • Raja JITAMITRA SINGH DEO,
    18th Raja of Khariar (see above)

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Lal Saheb Dhurandhar Singh Deo (+), married Rajkumari
    Shashikala Devi, daughter of Raja Chandra Bhanu Deb of Aul, and his wife, Rani Ramraj Kumari
    Pattamahadei, and had issue, two sons and four
    daughters.

    • Kumar Tarani Prasad
      Singh Deo, married Rajkumari Pritilata Devi, younger daughter of Raja
      Ban Bihari Deb of Aul, and his wife, Rani
      Jayshree Devi, and has issue one son and one
      daughter.

      • Kumari Priyanka Devi, studying in USA
      • Kumar Adideb Singh Deo
    • Kumari Chinmayee Devi, married in Padma, Ramgarh, and has
      issue.
    • Kumari Anita Devi, married to the Zamindar of Khijri, a
      Zamindari of Chota Nagpur.
    • Kumar Susanta Singh Deo (+), married in Latma, and has
      issue, one daughter.
    • Kumari Nibedita Devi, married Col. Rajiv Patra, and has
      issue,two daughters.
    • Kumari Sanjukta Devi, married Kumar Prithviraj Singh Deo
      of Rampur-Madanpur, and has issue,
      one daughter.
  • Lal Saheb Shree Shivnarayan
    Deo
  • Lal Saheb Shree Rudramaha Deo
  • Lal Saheb Shree Satyabrath
    Singh Deo
  • Lal Saheb Shree Balindam Singh Deo
  • Lal Saheb Shree
    Arindam Singh Deo
  • Lal Saheb Shree Fanindam Singh Deo
  • Lal Saheb
    Shree Ramkinkar Singh Deo
  • Kumar S. B. Singh Deo (David)
  • Kumar C. B. Singh Deo

 

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