|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT
HISTORY: Founded in 1600 by Raja Gopal Rai, a younger son
Pratap Deo of Patna. Estate holders were….
- Raja GOPAL RAI, 1st
Raja of Khariar 1600/1625, married and had issue. He died
- 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,
4th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.
- 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,
7th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.
- 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,
and Education; a sportsman of distinction, member of many committees
Organisations; he sponsored Scholarships for deserving students for
education; patronised the “Beer Bikram Theatre” of Khariar, the first
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
province in the year 1936, it was at his instance and under his
leadership that Khariar Zamindari merged with the State of Orissa
to full Statehood; married the second daughter of Raja Narpat Singh of
Porahat, and had issue. He died 1946.
- 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;
Leader, National War Front and Assistant Recruiting Officer during
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
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
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
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
- Kumar Ankit Singh Deo
- Kumari Rashmi Devi
- Rajkumari Shrimati Sushree Devi [now
Rajmata Sushree Devi of Aul], born 10th
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
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
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.
- 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)
- 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
- 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
- Kumari Priyanka Devi, studying in USA
- Kumari Chinmayee Devi, married in Padma, Ramgarh, and has
- 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
- Kumari Sanjukta Devi, married Kumar Prithviraj Singh Deo
of Rampur-Madanpur, and has issue,
- Lal Saheb Shree Shivnarayan
- Lal Saheb Shree Rudramaha Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Satyabrath
- 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