KHALLIKOTE & ATAGADA

 

KHALLIKOTE & ATAGADA (Zamindari)

 

 

AREA: 598 km2
(Khallikote)
REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: 29th November
1769
AREA: 686 km2
(Atagada)
DYNASTY: xx RELIGION: Hindu
STATE: Ganjam Distt. VILLAGES: 238 (Khallikote) VILLAGES: 203 (Atagada)

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Rani Saheba
V. Sugyani Kumari Deo
, Rani of Khallikote

 

 

born 5th August 1937, daughter of Raja R.V.M. Neeladri Rao;
educated at Madras University (M.A.
in Social Work), Diploma in Homeopathy, Diploma in Stenography, Diploma
in
Interior Decoration, M.L.A. (Orissa)
1961/1967
and 1974/1980 and 1985/- (eight terms); Member, House Committee on
Linguistic Minorities, 2000/-; Member, House Committee on Women and
Child Welfare, 2000/-; Member, Library Committee, 2000/-2004 and
2006/-; Member, Ethics Committee, 2003/2004; Member, Subject Committee
on Agriculture, 2003/2004; Member, Subject Committee on Panchayati Raj,
2004/2005; Member, Committee on Members’ Amenities, 2004/-; Member,
Standing Committee on H & FW, W & CD (No.5), 2005/-;
Chairperson of the Women’s Welfare
Committee
1992/1995; Member of the Senate of Berhampur University 1985/1986;
President
of the Regional Co-Operative Marketing Society in Khallikote; fomer
President, Ganjam District, Janata; interests and pastimes are
Philately, Interior decoration, Reading,
Writing Articles, Tennis, Cycling, Table Tennis and Cricket. (Rambha
Palace, At/P.O-Rambha, Distt.-Ganjam, Orissa, India)

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: 
Rulers
were…

  • Raja NALINAKHYA Marda
    Raja Deo
    , Raja of Khallikote 1756/1789, during his reign,
    the state lost its sovereign powers in a treaty on 29th November 1769;
    his brother
    Kunwar Man Singh rebelled in 1771, but fled, and was eventually killed
    in October 1775; married and had issue. He died in 1789.

    • Raja Ramakrishna Marda Raja Deo (qv)
    • Raja Jagannath Marda Raja Deo (qv)
  • Raja RAMAKRISHNA Marda
    Raja Deo,
    Raja of Khallikote 1789/1816, he died sp
    1816 at Puri.
  • Raja JAGANNATH Marda Raja
    Deo,
    Raja of Khallikote 1816/1835, married and had
    issue. He died 1835 at Puri.

    • Raja Bala Keswara Singh Marda Raja Deo (qv)
  • Raja BALA KESWARA SINGH
    Marda Raja Deo,
    Raja of Khallikote 1835/1845, married
    the
    daughter of the
    Raja
    of Surangi, and had issue, two sons
    and one daughter.

    • Raja Sahib Mehrban-i-Dostan Shri Raja Narayana Marda Raja
      Deo (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) [Rani Saheba of
      Dharakote], married Raja Braja Sundar Singh of Dharakote.
  • Raja Sahib
    Mehrban-i-Dostan Shri Raja NARAYANA Marda Raja
    Deo
    , Raja of Khallikote 1845/1878, married
    1stly, the eldest daughter of the Raja of Baudh, she died sp,
    married 2ndly, a lady of the
    Routh family, married 3rdly, a daughter of Raja Bishwanath Singh of
    Tekkali,
    and
    had issue, three sons and five daughters. He died in 1878 aged 53.

    • Raja Sahib Mehrban-i-Dostan Sri Harihar Mardaraj Deo
      Bahadur [Prince Eric] (by second marriage) (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) (eldest daughter),
      married Raja Raghunath Singh of Bali Atagada
      in Orissa.
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) (third daughter), married
      the Raja of Dharakote.
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) (fifth daughter), married
      the Raja of Surangi.
  • Raja Sahib
    Mehrban-i-Dostan Sri HARIHAR Mardaraj Deo
    Bahadur
    , Raja of Khallikote 1878/1909, born
    10th
    July 1872 at Khallikote, succeeded in 1887 as a minor, founder and
    patron
    of Khallikote College, married 1stly, 1894, eldest daughter of Chhota
    Lal
    Saheb Brindabhan
    Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj,
    married 2ndly, 1895, Rani Kanaka Manjari Devi, sister of the first
    wife, and had issue. He died
    20th July 1909.

    • Son (by 2nd wife), born 1898, died aged 8 months.
    • Son (by 2nd wife), born 1899, died young.
    • Lt. Raja Bahadur Sri Ramchandra Marda Raja Deo Bahadur
      [Prince Eric] (by 2nd wife)
      (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) [Rani Sahiba of Surangi]
      (eldest daughter), married Raja Chandra Chudamani Harishchandra
      Jagadev of Surangi, and had issue,
      three
      sons and two daughters.
  • Lt. Raja Bahadur Sri Sir
    RAMCHANDRA
    Marda Raja Deo Bahadur
    , Raja of Khallikote 1909/1963,
    born 13th January
    1900,
    Raja Saheb of Khallikote as well as Raja Saheb of Atagada and Biridi
    estates, granted ruling powers on 14th January 1921; educated at
    Newington Institution and Madras Christian
    College; he was granted the titles of Raja (personal) [cr.1929],
    hereditary [cr.1934], Raja Bahadur
    [cr.1936],
    and Kt. [cr.1945]; President of the Ganjam District Board 1922/1937;
    M.L.C.
    (Madras) 1923/1936,
    Member, National Defence Council of India 1939/-; M.L.A. (Orissa)
    1937/1946 and 1952/1963 (four terms); Member of the Indian Central
    Legislature 1945/1951; he laid the foundation of the Secondary School
    at Khallikote; he attended the 3rd Round Table Conference in London in
    December 1932 and was a forceful proponent for the formation of Orissa
    State, which occurred on 1st April 1936; married 1918, Rani
    Chandra Priya Devi, the only daughter of Lal Saheb
    Dhiraraj Singh Deo of ‘Nua Pacca
    II’ (see Seraikella), and had
    issue, one son. He died 23rd January 1963.

    • Raja Purna Chandra Mardaraj Deo (qv)

 

  • Raja PURNA CHANDRA
    Mardaraj Deo
    , Raja of Khallikote 1963/-, born 1930; married
    Rani Saheba
    V.
    Sugyani Kumari
    Deo (qv). He died sp.
  • Rani Saheba V. Sugyani
    Kumari
    Deo
    , Rani of Khallikote (see above)

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • a Princess of Khallikote, married (as his second wife),
    Raja Bishambhar Birbar Mangraj
    Mahapatra of Baramba, and had issue.

 

 

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