BAMRA

BAMRA (Princely State)

AREA: 5149 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 95,300Rs ACCESSION: 1st January 1948
VILLAGES: 930 DYNASTY: Gangabasi RELIGION: Hindu
STATE: Orissa POPULATION: 123,378 (1901) REVENUE: 49,567Rs (1891)
PRESENT RULER: Raja NITISH
GANGA
DEB
, Raja Saheb of Bamra since 20th October 1997 (The
Palace,
Deogarh Town, P.O./Dist.
– Deogarh, Orissa – 768108, India)
born 22nd July 1972, educated (Diploma in
Fashion Designing and Commercial Arts, B.Com.); M.L.A. (Orissa) 2004/-;
Member, Library Committee 2004/-; Member, Committee on Members’
Amenities 2004/2006; Member, House Committee on Forest Protection
2005/2006; Member, Standing Committee on S & ME, S & YS, S
& T, IT (No.4) 2005/-; Member, Bhubaneswar Club Ltd.; Life Member
of General Council, Rajkumar
College, Raipur, Chattisgarh; President of Deogarh College Governing
Body; President of Bamanda Cricket Cup, Deogarh; Arbitrator in Deogarh
District; interests and pastimes are Painting, photography and music,
Billiards/Pool and Golf; married Rani Arundhati Kumari Devi, daughter
of Pattayet Bikram
Keshari Deo of Kalahandi, and his
wife, Pattayet Rani Nayanshree Devi,
and has issue, two sons.

  • Yuvraj Naman Gang Deb
  • Rajkumar Ranesh Gang Deb
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: 
According to tradition, the first Raja of Bamra belonged to the ruling
family of Patna, who was stolen as a child, and made Raja by the
Bhuiyas
and Khonds around 1545AD. Rulers were…

  • Raja RAM CHANDRA DEB,
    Raja
    of Bamra 1545/1578
  • Raja BIKRAM DEB,
    Raja of Bamra 1578/1625
  • Raja HARU DEB, Raja
    of Bamra 1625/1641
  • Raja CHANDRA SEKHAR,
    Raja
    of Bamra 1641/1673
  • Raja BHAGIRATH DEB,
    Raja of Bamra 1673/1713

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