|VILLAGES: xx||REVENUE: xx||ACCESSION: xx|
|STATE: Bihar (Monghyr
|DYNASTY: Chandel||RELIGION: Hindu|
|PRESENT RULER: Maharaja
SINGH, Maharaja of Gidhaur since 1937.
|born 17th November 1934 in Gidhaur, MP 1992/-, married 2nd
Maharani Pratibha Manjari Devi,
daughter of HH Maharaja Sir Shri Pratap Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj, and his
Maharani Prema Kumari Devi, and has issue.
|PREDECESSORS and SHORT HISTORY: The
of the family was Raja Bir Vikram Singh who belonged to the clan of
builders of the Khajuraho Temples in Madhya Pradesh. His ancestors had
come from Mahoba in Bundelkhand, and settled at Bardi in Rewah, and he
the younger brother of the Raja of Bardi. From him, the ninth in
is said to have built the temple of Baidyandth. Rulers were…