ITAUNJA – RAIPUR EKDARIA

ITAUNJA – RAIPUR EKDARIA

 

(Taluq)

 

 

VILLAGES: 51 (plus 7) REVENUE: 36,679Rs (1879) ACCESSION: 
LOCATION: Oudh DYNASTY: Puar RELIGION: Hindu
PRESENT RULER: Raja BHANU
PRATAP SINGH
, Raja of Itaunja since the 24th April 1978, (Itaunja
House, Chhachhi Kuan, Lucknow – 226003, Uttar Pradesh, India or Itaunja
Kothi, Town Area Itaunja, District Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India)
born
18th May 1950, married Rani Kumkum Singh of Khapradih Taluq, and has
issue,
two sons and one daughter.

  • Kunwar Raghvendra Pratap Singh, married Kunwarani Sunita
    Singh, and has
    issue.

    • Bhanwar Karni Singh
  • Kunwar Digvijai Pratap Singh, married December 2005,
    Kunwarani Malini
    Singh, daughter of Thakore Saheb Tejraj Singh of Sarthal Thikana of
    Kotah.
  • Kunwarani Meenakshi Kunwar, married Bhanwar Shatrunjai
    Singh of Khandela–Junior,
    and has issue
PREDECESSORS and SHORT
HISTORY:
Founder of the family was Rao Deoridh Rai, the eighth
son of Raja Rudra
Shah of Deogarh or Dharanagar in Gwalior. He is said to have come to
this
pargana in about the 14th century. A Large square stone is held in
great
reverence and is said to be the title deed of the family, brought from
Delhi by their ancestors, who entered the services of the kings of
Delhi
and held important posts under them. Rulers were….

  • Rao DEORIDH RAI, a
    native of Dharanagar in Gwalior, he came to
    Delhi in
    the
    services of the Emperor of Delhi. Taking advantage of his brother’s
    employment
    under the Kurmi proprietor of Mahona, he, in concert with the former,
    expelled
    the latter out of his possessions. He also reduced the fort of Ding.
    He assumed
    the title of Raja which became hereditary within the family; married
    and had issue, three sons.

    • Raja Dankar Deo (qv)
    • Kunwar Balhan Deo, ancestor of Babu Jadunath Singh,
      Taluqdar of
      Mahgaon,
      (Makona)
      and Udaipur.
    • Kunwar Karan Deo, ancestor of Thakur Hari Har Baksh,
      Taluqdar of
      Sarura and
      Thakur
      Durga Baksh, Taluqdar of Nil Ganw.
  • Raja DANKAR DEO,
    Raja of Itaunja, also called Dinger Deo, perhaps from his
    father’s exploits
    in the capture of Ding.
  • Raja CHANDER SEN,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja NAND SEN, Raja
    of Itaunja
  • Raja SURAJ SEN,
    Raja of Itaunja, married and had issue.

    • Kunwar Madho Singh, while at Delhi, his brother assumed
      the title and
      took
      over the estate. Madho Singh was content with this arrangement, and
      only
      reserved for himself six villages which his descendants still hold.
    • Raja Ashokh Mal (qv)
  • Raja ASHOKH MAL,
    Raja of Itaunja, married and had issue.

    • Kunwar Rup Narain
    • Kunwar Mokham Singh
    • Raja Tara Chand (qv)
    • Kunwar Ishwari Singh
    • Kunwar Gurdut Singh
  • Raja TARA CHAND,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja LOHANG SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja NIRHEY SINGH,
    a great hunter and athlete he let his
    affairs fall into
    disorder. His brother Bahadur Singh professed to look after the estate,
    but the revenue fell into arrears and the Subedar Diler Khan came
    against
    him, and in the fight that ensued, both the Raja and his brother were
    killed.
    He married and had issue.

    • Raja Madari Singh (qv)
  • Raja MADARI SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja, he attended the emperor’s court and was
    granted a khillat
    and recovered his fathers estate. But he is said to have been a man of
    lawless habits and most inordinate pride, as a result Rai Surat of the
    second or the Haveli branch was elected as Raja.
  • Raja UDIT SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja PIRTHI SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja SUMER SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja SHEO SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja fl. 1818, during his tenure, the whole
    taluqa was held kham
    and he was left with only ten mahals, which he held rent free.
  • Raja DUNIYAPATH SINGH,
    Raja
    of Itaunja
  • Raja DHARAM SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja, married and had issue.

    • generation/s
      • Raja Bhagwan Bakhsh Singh (qv)
      • Raja Rampal Singh (qv)
  • Raja JOT SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja
  • Raja RATAN SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja, married and had issue.

    • Raja Jagmohan Singh (qv)
    • Raja Indra Bikram Singh (qv)
  • Raja JAGMOHAN SINGH,
    Raja
    of Itaunja -/1881, born 1860, he was confirmed with the title of
    Raja as a hereditary
    distinction in 1877, died sp in 1881.
  • Raja INDRA BIKRAM SINGH,
    Raja
    of Itaunja 1881/1921, born 24th November 1864 (#1),
    educated
    at Canning College, Lucknow; installed on 2nd January 1886
    upon
    attaining his majority, married the daughter of the Raja of Surajpur (#2), and had adoptive issue, one son.
    He died sp in 1921 (see Note #3).

    • (A) Raja Surendra
      Bikram
      Singh
      (qv)
  • Raja BHAGWAN BAKHSH SINGH,
    Raja
    of Itaunja 1921/1926, died in August
    1926.
  • Raja RAMPAL SINGH,
    Raja of Itaunja 1926/1939, born 21st July
    1879, died
    12th/13th November 1939.
  • Raja SURENDRA BIKRAM SINGH,
    Raja
    of Itaunja 1939/1949, he succeeded by adoption, married 1stly,
    Rani Mahendra Kumari of Orchha – Tikamgarh
    Estate,
    married 2ndly, Rani Brijendra Kunwar of Thikana Semlia in Sailana, and
    had adoptive issue.
    After
    his death, there were many claimants and after litigation the Judiciary
    transferred the estate to his widow, Rani Brijendra Kunwar, as the
    outright
    owner and the estate was released to her by the Court of Wards.

    • (A) Raja Bhanu Partap
      Singh
      (qv)
  • Rani Brijendra Kunwar,
    Rani
    of Itaunja 1949/1978, born 1918, she adopted Kunwar Bhanu Pratap
    Singh as her successor. She died sp
    24th April 1978.
  • Raja BHANU PRATAP SINGH,
    Raja
    of Itaunja (see above)
 

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