DUMRAON

    DUMRAON (Zamindari)

     

    AREA:
    2,330 km2
    PRIVY PURSE: xx ACCESSION DATE: 16th May 1951
    STATE: Bihar (Shahabad Dist.) DYNASTY: Parmar RELIGION: Hindu

     

    PRESENT RULER: Maharaja
    Bahadur KAMAL SINGH, 15th
    Maharaja of Dumraon since 13th November 1949.
    born 29th September 1926, educated at the Colonel Brown
    School, Dehradun, at D.A.V. College, Dehradun, and at Patna Law
    College; Managing Director of Dumraon Industries (Pvt) Ltd. 1948/-;
    Elected to Parliament in 1952 and again in 1957; he formally handed
    over Dumraon Raj to D.M. (Shahbad) in June 1952; he established
    Maharaja Bahadur Ram Ran Vijay Prashad Singh College (now
    Maharaja College) at Arrah and donated land for educational
    institutions in Shahbad and Ballia in 1954; that same year the Maharani
    Usha Rani Girls School was founded at Raj Garh Dumraon by the Maharani
    Saheba, it was the first Girls School in the Area; he donated 15 acres
    of land to the Methodist Church for the T.B. Hospital, PratapSagar;
    Vice President, Bihar Chamber of Commerce, 1975/1976; President, Bihar
    Chamber of Commerce, 1977; married Maharani Usha
    Rani,
    died 1st April 1985 in Delhi, daughter of Raja Bahadur Bishwanath Saran
    Singh of Tiloi,
    and his second wife, Rani Phanindra Rajya Lakshmi Devi, and has issue,
    two sons and one daughter.

    • Yuvraj Chandra Vijay Singh, born
      1947,
      married 1stly,
      1972 (div.1983), Rajkumari Ahalya Devi of Champrajpur in Gujarat,
      married 2ndly, 11th March 1986,
      Maharajkumari
      Kanika Deb Burman [Yuvrani Kanika Devi], daughter of HH
      Bisam-Samar-Bijayi Mahamahodya Pancha-Srijukta
      Maharaja Kirit Bikram Kishore Dev Varman Manikya Bahadur of Tripura,
      and his first wife, HH Maharani Padma Devi, and has issue.

      • Bhanwar Sumair Vijay Singh (by
        first
        marriage), born
        8th April 1974, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married 13th
        December 2001, Bhanwar Baisa Pritika Kumari, third daughter of Shrimant
        Raja Narendra Singhji of Jamnia, and
        his wife, Shreemati Rani Kanak Devi, and has issue.

        • Kumari Siddhangana Kumari, born 13th September 2004.
        • Kumar Durv Vijay Singh, born 13th July 2009.
      • Bhanwar Shivang Vijay Singh (by
        second marriage),
        born 10th January 1990, educated at Sela Qui School in Dehradun
        and presently (2010) studying Hotel Management at the Indian Institute
        of Hotel Management in
        Aurangabad.
      • Bhanwar Samridh Vijay Singh (by
        second marriage),
        born 31st August 1991, educated at Sela Qui School in
        Dehradun and is presently (2010) studying Animation from the Picasso
        Animation College in New Delhi.
    • Rani Mridula Kumari, married Maharaj
      Samar
      Singh of Dungarpur, and has issue, two
      sons.
    • Maharajkumar Manvijay Singh,
      married
      24th November 1986, Kumari Arunima
      Devi Jamwal, daughter of Col. D. S. Jamwal of Akhnoor in Jammu, and has
      issue, two daughters.

      • Rajkumari Aakriti Kumari, born 11th February 1988,
        educated at Mayo
        College Girl’s School, Ajmer and at Marinda House,
        Delhi University.
      • Rajkumari Rohini Kumari, born 12th September 1990,
        educated at Mayo College
        Girl’s School, Ajmer and is presently studying Advertisement Designing
        at the Perl Academy
        of Fashion Designing in New Delhi.

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