DASPALLA (Princely State)
|AREA: 1,471 km2||PRIVY PURSE: 33,500Rs||ACCESSION: 1st January 1948|
|STATE: Orissa||DYNASTY: Bhanj||RELIGION: Hindu|
|VILLAGES: 485||POPULATION: 51,987
|PRESENT RULER: Raja
DIGVIJAY DEO BHANJ, 25th and present Raja Sahib of Daspalla
since 19th June 2006. (Surya
Bagh Palace, Visakhapatnam, Madras, India)married 1984, Rani Prabha Devi, born 1963, daughter of
Prabodh Chandra Dhir Deb (+), Raja Saheb of Balarampur, and his wife,
Rani Jogmaya Devi, and has issue, two sons.
|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
state was founded
in the 15th century by a younger son of Raja Narayan Bhanj Deo of Baudh.
The Raja maintains a force of 343 infantry and 8
guns (in 1893). Rulers were…