GIDHAUR

GIDHAUR (Zamindari)

 

VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Bihar (Monghyr
Distt.)
DYNASTY: Chandel RELIGION: Hindu

 

PRESENT RULER: Maharaja
Bahadur PRATAP
SINGH
, Maharaja of Gidhaur since 1937.
born 17th November 1934 in Gidhaur, MP 1992/-, married 2nd
May 1955,
Maharani Pratibha Manjari Devi,
daughter of HH Maharaja Sir Shri Pratap Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj, and his
wife, HH
Maharani Prema Kumari Devi, and has issue.

  • Maharaj Kumari Shruti Kumari [Rani Shruti Kumari of Manda],
    born 1956, married Raja Bahadur
    Ajeya Pratap Singh
    of Manda, and has issue, two daughters.
  • Maharaj Kumari Pramiti Manjari Devi [Rani Pramiti Manjari
    Devi of Zaniadra], born 1957, married
    Rana Umesh Chandra Singh of Zaniadra.
  • Maharaj Kumar Rajrajeshwar Prasad Singh, born 1958.
  • Maharaj Kumari Prakriti Manjari Devi, born 1964.

 

PREDECESSORS and SHORT HISTORY: The
founded
of the family was Raja Bir Vikram Singh who belonged to the clan of
Chandels
(Chandellas),
builders of the Khajuraho Temples in Madhya Pradesh. His ancestors had
come from Mahoba in Bundelkhand, and settled at Bardi in Rewah, and he
was
the younger brother of the Raja of Bardi. From him, the ninth in
descent
is said to have built the temple of Baidyandth. Rulers were…

  • Raja PURAN MAL,
    Raja of Gidhaur, living around 1596,
  • ……


  • Maharaja Bahadur CHANDRA
    CHUR SINGH
    , Maharaja of Gidhaur -/1937, born 1914,
    married Maharani
    Girija Kumari, daughter of Lt.Col. HH Sir Maharaja Narendra Shah Sahib
    Bahadur of Tehri-Garhwal,
    and his wife, HH Maharani Indu Mati Devi, and
    had issue. He died 1937.

    • Maharaja Bahadur Pratap Singh (qv)
  • Maharaja Bahadur PRATAP
    SINGH
    , Maharaja of Gidhaur (see above)

OTHER MEMBERS:

 

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