MANDA

 

MANDA (Zamindari)

 

 

VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Uttar Pradesh DYNASTY: Rathore RELIGION: Hindu

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Raja Bahadur
AJEYA PRATAP SINGH
, 42nd and present Raja Saheb of Manda since
27th November 2008 (4, Ashok
Road,
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh)

 

 

born 1956, married Rani Shruti
Kumari, eldest daughter of Maharaja
Bahadur Pratap
Singhji
of Gidhaur, and his wife, Maharani
Pratibha Manjari Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Sir Shri Pratap Chandra
Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj, and has issue,
two daughters.

  • Rajkumari Richa Manjari Singh, born 1982.
  • Rajkumari Adrija Manjari Singh, born 1984.

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The predecessor
state of Manikpur was founded in 1080, by Raja Manik Chand, brother of
Raja
Jai Chand of Kannauj. Rulers and estate holders were…

  • Raja GUDAN DEO,
    Raja of Manda, 16th in descent from Raja Manik Chand,
    established his
    capital at Manda in 1542; married and had issue.

    • Raja Bhojraj Deo (qv)
    • Raja Ugrasen, became Raja of Kantit-Vijaipur.
  • Raja BHOJRAJ DEO,
    Raja of Manda
  • …..
  • Raja UDIT SINGH,
    Raja of Manda, married and had issue.

    • Raja Prithviraj Singh (qv)
  • Raja PRITHVIRAJ SINGH,
    Raja of Manda, 27th in descent from Raja
    Manik Chand,
    married
    and had issue.

    • Raja Yashwant Singh (qv)
    • Raja Chhatra Sal, succeeded as Raja Saheb of Daiya,
      married and had issue.

      • Several generations
        • Raja Bhagwati Prasad Singhji, Raja Saheb of Daiya
          (qv).
        • Rajkumari Ganga Kunwar, married Thakur Sri Narendra
          Singhji, Jagirdar of Raigaon.
  • Raja YASHWANT SINGH,
    Raja of Manda
  • Raja ISRAJ SINGH,
    Raja of Manda (#1).
  • Raja Bahadur RAM PRATAP
    SINGH
    , Raja of Manda, born 1860 (#2),
    he was granted the title of Raja Bahadur in January 1913 as a
    hereditary distinction; married a daugher of
    Maharaja Sir
    Radha Prasad Singh Bahadur of Dumraon,
    and had issue.

    • [?Rajkumari (name unknown), married (as his second
      wife), Maharaj
      Kumar Samarth Singh of Bhadawar.
      ]
  • ……
  • Raja Bahadur RAM GOPAL
    SINGH
    , Raja of Manda -/1941, he adopted Kunwar
    Vishwanath Pratap Singh, son of Raja Bhagwati Prasad
    Singh of Daiya in 1936; married Rani
    Bhuvaneshwari Kumari, elder daughter of Raja Kamal Narayan Singh of Khairagarh, and had adoptive
    issue. He died sp 1941.

    • (A) Raja Bahadur Vishwanath Pratap Singh (qv)
  • Raja
    Bahadur VISHWANATH PRATAP SINGH
    , Raja of Manda 1941/2008, born
    25th June
    1931 in Allahabad, B.A., B.Sc., LL.B., son of Raja Bhagwati Prasad
    Singh of Daiya,
    adopted
    by his predecessor in 1936, educated at Allahabad University, Allahabad
    and Poona University, Poona; Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative
    Assembly
    1969/1971 and 1981/1983 and Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative
    Council
    1980/1981; Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh 1980/1982; Member of the Lok
    Sabha
    1971/1974 and 1980 and Member of the Rajya Sabha 1983/1988; Union
    Deputy
    Minister/Minister of State/Minister holding portfolios of Commerce,
    Supply,
    Finance and Defence 1974/1977 and 1983/1987; Leader of the house, Rajya
    Sabha 1984/1987; 8th Prime Minister of India 1989/1990, Foreign
    Minister
    1984/1987, married 25th June 1955, Rani Sita Kumari, born 1936 in
    Deogarh, Udaipur, daughter of Rawat Sangram Singhji II of Deogarh,
    and his wife, Rani Krishna
    Kumari, and had issue, two sons. He died 27th November 2008 at the
    Apollo Hospital in Delhi, cremated at Allahabad on the banks of the
    River Ganga on 29 November 2008.

    • Raja Bahadur Ajeya Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumar Abhai Pratap Singh, born 1959, married 198x,
      Rajkumari Niharika Kumari, daughter of Raja Anand Singh of Mankapur, and has issue, two sons.

      • Kunwar Akshay Singh
      • Kumari Aditi Kumari
  • Raja Bahadur AJEYA PRATAP
    SINGH
    , 42nd Raja of Manda (see above)

 

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