JEYPORE

 

JEYPORE (Zamindari) 

 

 

 

AREA: 29,852 km2 REVENUE:  ACCESSION: 29th December 1952
LOCATION: Madras
(Vizagapatam Dist.)
DYNASTY: Sankara RELIGION: Hindu
POPULATION: 442,454 (1901)
PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: 
PREDECESSORS and SHORT
HISTORY:
Originally, the predecessor state was the Kingdom of
the Silavamsis,
which
lost its independence in 1571, becoming tributary to the Qutbshahi
Sultans
of Golconda. The Estate of Jeypore was taken over by
the Government of Orissa (#1). Rulers
and estate holders were….

  • Sri Raja VINAYAK DEO,
    Raja of Nandapur 1443/1476, founder
    of Jeypore/Jeypur
    about 1450, descendant of Raja Kanaka Sena, King of Jammu, said to have
    married a daughter of the last
    Silavansi ruler, Sri Raja Pratap Ganga Raju, and
    had
    issue. He died 1476.

    • Sri Raja Viziachandra Krishna Deo (qv)
  • Sri Raja VIZIACHANDRA
    KRISHNA DEO
    , Raja of Nandapur 1476/1510, married and
    had issue. He died 1510.

    • Sri Raja Bhariva Deo (qv)
  • Sri Raja BHARIVA DEO,
    Raja of Nandapur 1510/1527, born 1486, married and had
    issue. He died 1527.

    • Sri Raja Vishwanadha Deo (qv)
  • Sri Raja VISHWANADHA DEO,
    Raja of Nandapur 1527/1571, married and
    had issue.

    • Sri Raja Balarama Deo (qv)
  • Sri Raja BALARAMA DEO,
    Raja of Nandapur 1571/1597, married and
    had issue.

    • Sri Raja Yeshovanta Deo (qv)
  • Sri Raja YESHOVANTA DEO,
    Raja of Nandapur 1597/1610
  • Sri Raja KRISHNA DEO,
    Raja of Nandapur 1610/1648, born about 1592, died 1648.
  • Sri Maharaja VIKRAM DEO I,
    Raja of Jeypore 1648/1669, transferred the
    capital from
    Nandapur to
    Jeypore
    and constructed a fort there, married and had issue.

    • Sri Maharaja Krishna Deo (qv)
    • Sri Raja Yeshovanta Deo, married and had issue.
      • Sri Raja (name unknown)
        Deo, married and had issue.

        • Sri Maharaja Raghunath Krishna Deo (qv)
  • Sri Maharaja KRISHNA DEO,
    Raja of Jeypore 1669/1672, married and had issue.

    • Sri Maharaja Vishwambhara Deo I (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Mallakimardhana Krishna Deo (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Hari Deo (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Balarama Deo I (qv)
  • Sri Maharaja VISHWAMBHARA
    DEO I
    , Raja of Jeypore 1672/1676, died sp
    1676.
  • Sri Maharaja
    MALLAKIMARDHANA KRISHNA DEO
    , Raja of Jeypore 1676/1681
  • Sri Maharaja HARI DEO,
    Raja of Jeypore 1681/1684, died 1684.
  • Sri Maharaja BALARAMA DEO I,
    Raja of Jeypore 1684/1686, married and had adoptive issue.

    • (A) Sri Maharaja
      Raghunath Krishna Deo
      (qv)
  • Sri Maharaja RAGHUNATH
    KRISHNA DEO
    , Raja of Jeypore 1686/1708, he succeded by adoption;
    married and had issue.

    • Sri Maharaja Ramchandra Deo I (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Balarama Deo II (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Vishwambhara Deo II (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Lala Krishna Deo (qv)
    • Sri Maharaja Vikram Deo II (qv)
  • Sri Maharaja RAMCHANDRA
    DEO I
    , Raja of Jeypore 1708/1711, died 1711.
  • Sri Maharaja BALARAMA DEO
    II
    , Raja of Jeypore 1711/1713, died 1713.
  • Sri Maharaja VISHWAMBHARA
    DEO II
    , Raja of Jeypore 1713/-
  • Sri Maharaja LALA KRISHNA
    DEO
    , Raja of Jeypore 1752/1758
  • Sri Maharaja VIKRAM DEO II,
    Raja of Jeypore 1758/1779, he acquired the
    additional Zamindari
    of Panchipenta, he was
    successful in driving out the French from Malkangiri area and the
    Marathas from the Umerkote belt; married and had issue.

    • Sri Maharaja Ramchandra Deo II (qv)
    • Sri Kumar Jagannath Deo, through a permanent
      settlement, he was granted the estates of Nowrangpur (now Nabarangpur)
      and Gudari, by his brother, Sri Maharaja Ramchandra Deo II; married and
      had issue.

      • Sri Kumar Arjun Deo of Nabarangpur, died sp.
    • Sri Kumar Narasingh Deo, through a permanent
      settlement, he was granted the estates of Nowrangpur (now Nabarangpur)
      and Gudari, by his brother, Sri Maharaja Ramchandra Deo II; married and
      had issue. He died 1832.

      • Sri Kumar Chaitanya Deo, Zamindar of Gudari 1832/1876,
        he was a benevolent zamindar, having started
        forests and planted groves, diug wells and tanks and built temples in
        many
        parts of the estate; married 1stly, Rani (name unknown) Devi, married 2ndly,
        Rani Pappayama Devi, she died sp
        in 1901, Married 3rdly, Rani Sulochna Pattamahadei, she died sp 28th March 1911. He died sp
        1876, after which the estate was reclaimed by the Maharaja of Jeypore
        in 1896, a court case followed and in a compromse in 1904, the estates
        of Nowrangpur and Gudari were granted to the surviving Rani for her
        life, after which it was to revert to the Maharaja of Jeypore.
  • Sri Maharaja RAMCHANDRA
    DEO II
    , Raja of Jeypore 1779/1825, married and had
    issue. He died 1825

    • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Vikram Deo III (qv)
  • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja
    VIKRAM DEO III
    , Raja of Jeypore 1825/1860, married and had
    issue. He died 10th August 1860.

    • Sri Maharaja Ramchandra Deo III (qv)
    • Sri Kumar Vishwambhara Devu Maharajulungaru, married Sri
      Rani Ammimaha Devi Garu, died 1895, daughter of Sri Raja Krishna
      Bhupathi Devu Garu, Zamindar of Madugulu, and his Junior wife, Sri Rani
      Nilami Pattamahadevi Garu, and had issue.

      • Sri Rani Rajendramani Devi Garu, Zamindarani of
        Madugulu 1901/-;
    • Sri Kumar Krishnachandra Devu Pedda Dugaraju
      Maharajulungaru, married and had issue.

      • Sri Kumar Vikrama Devu Garu, Zamindar of Madugulu
        -/1905; adopted in 1876 by the
        Senior widow of Sri Raja Krishna Bhupathi Devu Garu, Zamindar of
        Madugulu; married Srimati
        Chandramoni Pattamahadevi Rani
        Saheba, Zamindarani of Madgole 1905/aft1928. He died 1905.
  • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja
    RAMCHANDRA DEO III
    , Raja of Jeypore 1860/1889, born 1843,
    married Maharani
    Lakshmi Devi Rajeshwari, and had issue. He died 1889.

    • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Vikram Deo IV (qv)

  • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja VIKRAM DEO IV
    Azem Maharaja Yujad
    ud-daula
    Mahabat
    Assar Yedal Yemeenay Salatnut Samsamay Killapathay Islam Sri Jhadkhand
    Badusha
    ,
    Raja of Jeypore 1889/1920, born 1875, educated
    privately, confirmed in the
    succession
    on 27th November 1895, granted the title of Maharaja for personal
    use in 1896; the Maharaja contributed 40% of the cost of a bridge over
    the Indravati River in 1917 which provided a direct link with the rest
    of the Zamindari of Jeypore and
    beyond; married 1893, a Princess of Chhota-Nagpur, and had issue.
    He died 1920

    • Lt. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Ramchandra Deo IV (qv)

 

  • Lt. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja
    RAMCHANDRA DEO IV
    , Raja of Jeypore 1920/1931, born 31st
    December 1893,
    married
    1913, Shri Lakshmi Patta Maharani, daughter of Maharaja Bahadur Sir
    Bhagwati Prasad
    Singh of Balrampur. He died sp
    June 1931.
  • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja VIKRAM DEO V, Raja of
    Jeypore 1931/1951, born 1869 in Sri
    Mukhalingam,
    son of Sri Raja Krishna Chandra Deo; pro-Chancellor
    of both Andhra (1937/1951) and Utkal Universities, donating annually,
    money
    towards the recurring expenses of the AU College of Science and
    Technology,
    as a result, it was renamed the Jeypore Vikrama Deo College of Science
    and Technology in his honour; married and had issue. He died spm
    15th April 1951.

    • Maharajkumari (name
      unknown
      ), married and had issue.

      • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Rama Krishna Deo (qv)
  • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja RAMA KRISHNA DEO, Raja of
    Jeypore [15.4.1951] – [11.3.2006];
    married Rani Rama Kumari, daughter of Rajkumar Dr. Raghubir Sinh of Sitamau, and his wife, Rajkumarani Mohan
    Kumari, and had issue. He died 11th March 2006.

    • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Shakti Vikram Deo (qv)
    • Maharajkumar Bidyadhar Singh Deo, married Kumari
      Manisha Singh Deo, and
      has issue, two children.
  • Sri Sri Sri Maharaja SHAKTI VIKRAM DEO, Maharaja
    of Jeypore
    [11.3.2006] – [27.11.2006], married 7th May 1987 at Udaipur, Maharani
    Mayank Kumari Deo [now Rajmata Mayank Kumari Deo of Jeypore], born 20th
    June 1961 in Udaipur, B.A. (Eng. Hons.), M.L. (International Law), Past
    President of Rotary Club, Visakhapatnam and Life member of INTACH,
    daughter of Maharaj Mandhata Singhji of Deogarh,
    second son of Rao
    Saheb Rawat Sangram Singhji of Deogarh, and his wife, Rani Govind
    Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sahib Sawant Singhji of Baneria, Rajasthan,
    and had issue, one daughter. He died 27th November 2006.

    • Kumari Lalit Lavang Latika Deo

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Sri Raja Krishna Bhupathi Devu Garu, Zamindar of Madugulu
    1832/1875, married 1stly, Sri Rani Sitha Pattamahadevi Garu,
    Zamindarani of Madugulu 1875/1901, died 24th May 1901, married 2ndly,
    Sri Rani Nilami Pattamahadevi Garu (sister of the first wife), died
    1886, and had issue, as well
    as adoptive issue. He died 25th December 1875.

    • Sri Rani Ammimaha Devi Garu (by Sri Rani Nilami), married
      Sri Kumar Vishwambhara Devu Maharajulungaru, and had issue (see above).
      She died 1895.
    • (A) Sri Kumar Vikrama
      Devu Garu, adopted in 1876, son of Sri Kumar Krishnachandra Devu Pedda
      Dugaraju Maharajulungaru of Jeypore (see above.

 

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