BERI

 

 

BERI (Princely State)

 

 

 

 

AREA: 83 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 7,750Rs ACCESSION: 1st January 1950
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Parmar RELIGION:  Hindu
VILLAGES: 7 POPULATION: 4,279 (1901) REVENUE:  21,000Rs

 

 

PRESENT RULER: HH
Raja SURENDRA SINGH Ju Deo
, 10th Raja of Beri since 1984.

 

 

born 1936, married and has issue.

  • Rajkumari Divya Kumari [HH Maharani Divya Kumari of
    Bharatpur], born 6th November 1963 in
    Lucknow, B.A.,
    educated at Isabella Thorburn College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh; Member
    of
    the Zila Parishad, Bharatpur;
    elected to the 11th Lok Sabha in 1996; she was declared elected on 12th
    May 2006 to the Vidhan Sabha
    from Deeg constituency (BJP) in
    a bye election as a result of the death of Shri Arun Singh (Rajkumar
    Arun Singhji of Bharatpur; her leisure
    interests
    include wildlife photography; she married 15th February 1989, HH Shri
    Maharaja
    Vishvendra Singh Bahadur, 15th Maharaja of Bharatpur,
    and has issue, one son.

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: 
The holders are Bundela Ponwars claiming descent from the great
Agnikula
clan of Paramaras. The ancestor of the Beri jagirdars was Diwan Mahma
Rai
of Karaiha in Gwalior, whose son, Diwan Achharaj Singh migrated to
Sandi
in Jalaun District, at the end of the eighteenth century. In 1893, the
Rao was allowed to maintain a military force of 10 cavalry, 66
infantry, and 2 guns. Rulers
were…..

    1. Diwan ACHARJYA SINGH
      [Achharaj Singh], 1st Diwan of
      Beri 1753/-, married the daughter of Maharaja Jagat Raj of Jaitpur, and
      received
      a jagir worth 12 lakhs, including the villages of Umri, Dadri and
      Chili,
      married and had issue, four sons.

      • Diwan Kuman Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Gandharab Singh, married and
        had issue.

        • Kunwar Raoju Singh, married and had
          issue.

          • Rao Pheran Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Umrao Singh
      • Kunwar Vijay Singh

 

    1. Diwan KUMAN SINGH,
      2nd Diwan of
      Beri -/1780, married and had
      issue. He died
      1780.

      • Rao Jugal Prasad Singh (qv)

 

    1. Rao JUGAL PRASAD SINGH,
      3rd Rao of Beri 1780/1814,
      received
      a sanad from Nawab Ali Bahadur Banda, confirming him in his
      possession
      of the three villages (see above), however on the establishment of
      British
      supremacy, he was, in 1809, confirmed in his possession of Umri only.
      Two
      years later, in 1811, his claim to the two other villages was admitted,
      but due to an inexpediency, they were exchanged for land of equal
      value,
      including the village of Beri, married and had issue.

      • Rao Pheran Singh (qv)

 

    1. Rao PHERAN SINGH,
      4th Rao of Beri
      1814/1857, he succeeded by adoption, married and had issue.

      • Rao Vishwanath Singh (qv)

 

    1. Rao VISHAWANATH SINGH,
      5th Rao of Beri 1857/1861,
      he adopted his
      nephew as his successor. He died spin 1861.

      • (A) Rao Vijay Singh
        (qv)

 

    1. Rao VIJAY SINGH,
      6th Rao of Beri 1861/1880, born 14th
      February 1848,
      succeeded 18th March 1862 (#1),
      married and had issue.

      • Rao Raghuraj Singh (qv)

 

    1. Rao RAGHURAJ SINGH,
      7th Rao of Beri 1880/1904, married and had issue.

      • Rao Lokendra Singh (qv)
      • Diwan Ghanraj Singh, born 10th August 1893.

 

    1. Rao LOKENDRA SINGH,
      8th Rao of Beri 1904/1945, born 29th August 1891,
      succeeded 8th June 1904, educated at Daly College,
      Indore; married 1910, a daughter of HH Maharaja Sawai Sir Sawant Singh
      of Bijawar, and had issue.

      • HH Raja Yadavendra Singh Ju Deo (qv)

 

    1. HH Raja YADAVENDRA SINGH,
      9th Raja of Beri 1945/1984, born 27th June 1918,
      married
      Rajkumari Laxmi Kumari [HH Rani
      Laxmi
      Kumari of Beri],
      daughter of Rao Bir Singh Ju Deo of Bihat,
      and
      had issue. He died 1984.

      • HH Raja Surendra Singh Ju Deo (qv)
      • Rajkumar Brijendra Singh, born 1944.

 

  1. HH Raja SURENDRA SINGH Ju
    Deo
    (see above)

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