ASKOTE

    ASKOTE (Zamindari)

     

     

     

    AREA: 1,036 km REVENUE: xx ACCESSION:  1964
    STATE: Uttar Pradesh (now
    Uttaranchal)
    DYNASTY: Suryavanshi RELIGION:  Hindu
    POPULATION: 5,879
    (1881)

     

     

    PRESENT RULER: Rajwar BHANURAJ
    SINGH PAL
    , Rajwar of Askote since November 2000.

     

     

    married and has issue.

    • Tikka Mahiraj
      Singh Pal
    • Rajkumari Gayatri Kumari, engaged 10th March 2010 at the
      Umaid Bhawan Palace, to Yuvraj Sahib Maharajkumar Shivraj Singhji of Jodhpur.

     

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
    Katyuri dynasty was of Kuninda origin and was founded by Vashudev
    Katyuri. Originally, from Joshimath,
    during their reign they dominated lands of varying extent from the
    ‘Katyur’ (modern day Baijnath) valley in Kumaon, between the 7th and
    11th
    centuries AD, and established their capital at Baijnath in Bageshwar
    district; which was then known as Kartikeyapura and lies in the centre
    of ‘Katyur’ valley. At its peak, the Katyuri kingdom extended from
    Nepal in the east to Kabul, Afghanistan in the west, before fragmenting
    into numerous principalities by the 12th century. They were displaced
    by the Chand Kings in the 11th century AD. Askote was founded
    in the 13th century by a branch of the Katyuri Kings. Became a part of
    British India by the treaty of Singhauli in 1816. Rulers were…..

    • Emperor Brahm Deo
      of the
      Katyuri
      Kings, married and had issue.

      • generation
        • Rajwar Abhay Pal Deo, founder of Askote (continued
          below)
        • Raika Niranjan Malla Deo, founder of Dhoti in Nepal.
        • Rulers of Baijnath-Katyuri
        • Rulers of Dwarahat
        • Rulers of Baramandal
        • Rulers of Sira
        • Rulers of Sora
        • Rulers of Sui (Kali kumaon)

    • Rajwar ABHAY PAL DEO
      1279/- , he adopted the surname of
      Pal; married and had issue.

      • Rajwar Nirbhay Pal (qv)
      • Kunwar Alakh Deo, he led an army into the plains of
        north-eastern Uttar Pradesh, and established his capital in Mahuli in
        1305; married and had issue .
      • Kunwar Tilak Deo
    • Rajwar NIRBHAY PAL
    • Rajwar BHARAT PAL
    • Rajwar BHAIRON PAL
    • Rajwar BHU PAL
    • Rajwar RATAN PAL
    • Rajwar SHANKHA PAL
    • Rajwar SHYAM PAL
    • Rajwar SAI PAL
    • Rajwar SURJAN PAL
    • Rajwar BHOJ PAL
    • Rajwar BHARAT PAL
    • Rajwar STUTI PAL
    • Rajwar ACHHAV PAL
    • Rajwar TRILOK PAL
    • Rajwar SURYA PAL
    • Rajwar JAGAT PAL
    • Rajwar PRAJA PAL
    • Rajwar RAI PAL -/1588, died 1588.
    • Rajwar MAHENDRA PAL 1588/- , born 1588,
    • Rajwar JAIT PAL
    • Rajwar BIRBAL PAL
    • Rajwar AMAR PAL
    • Rajwar ABHAY PAL
    • Rajwar UCHHAB PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote 1742/-, married three wives by whom he had
      six sons.

      • Rajwar Bijay Pal (eldest son) (qv)
      • Rajkumar Rudra Pal, married and had issue. He died after
        1811.

        • Kunwar Mokam Singh
        • Kunwar Prithwi Singh
        • Kunwar Sarbjit Singh, their descendants subsequently
          moved to the villages of
          Muani and Rawalkhet, where they still live.
    • Rajwar BIJAY PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote, married and had issue.

      • Rajwar Mahendra Pal (qv)
    • Rajwar MAHENDRA PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote, married and had issue. He died after
      1811.

      • Rajwar Bahadur Pal (qv)
      • Kunwar Cheem Singh, he lived in Askote at a place called
        Badghar.
      • Kunwar Tej Singh
      • Kunwar Lakshman Singh
      • Kunwar Himmat Singh, the other sons moved to the villages
        of Bagrihart and
        Bhelia,
        where their descendants continue to live.
    • Rajwar BAHADUR PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote -/1871, married and had issue. He died
      1871.

      • Rajwar Pushkar Pal (qv)
    • Rajwar PUSHKAR PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote 1871/- , born 1843, Honourary Magistrate, married and had
      issue.

      • Rajwar Gajendra Pal (qv)
    • Rajwar GAJENDRA PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote -/1929, married and had issue. He died
      1929.

      • Kunwar Bhupendra Pal, died sp in 1924.
      • Rajwar Bikram Bahadur Pal (qv)
      • Kunwar Jung Bahadur Pal
      • Kunwar Mandhata Pal, married and had issue.
        • Sri Rani Bindu Devi, married General Sri Arjun Shumsher
          Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal (see Lambjung and Kaski).
      • Kunwar Ram Bahadur Pal
      • Kunwar Jeet Bahadur Pal
    • Rajwar BIKRAM BAHADUR PAL,
      Rajwar of Askote 1929/1939, married Rani
      Tribhuwaneswari Devi, daughter of
      the Shri Prabhu Jung Bahadur Singh of Bajhang in
      Western Nepal, and had
      issue. He died
      1939.

      • Rajwar Tikendra Bahadur Pal (qv)
      • Kunwar Hariraj Singh Pal
      • Kunwar Chitravan Singh Pal
    • Rajwar TIKENDRA BAHADUR
      PAL
      , Rajwar of Askote 1939/2000, married a daughter
      of HH Maharaja Chandraveer Singhji of Banswara,
      and had
      issue. He died November
      2000.

      • Rajwar Bhanuraj Singh Pal (qv)
    • Rajwar BHANURAJ SINGH PAL
      (see above)

    OTHER MEMBERS:

    • Rani Narendar
      Kanwar, married (as his second wife), Rao Bahadur Thakur Shivnath
      Singhji of Bera, and had issue.
    • Unknown, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Kharak Singh Pal
      • Rani Rani Yashoda Devi, married Shri Bir Jung Shah of
        Nepal, and had issue.

        • Kanwarani Sushila Devi, born 1910, married Kanwar
          Shankar Singh of Koti, and had
          issue.

     

     

     

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