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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