|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
state of Manikpur was founded in 1080, by Raja Manik Chand, brother of
Jai Chand of Kannauj. Rulers and estate holders were…
- Raja GUDAN DEO,
Raja of Manda, 16th in descent from Raja Manik Chand,
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
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
- 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
Radha Prasad Singh Bahadur of Dumraon,
and had issue.
- [?Rajkumari (name unknown), married (as his second
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)
Bahadur VISHWANATH PRATAP SINGH, Raja of Manda 1941/2008, born
1931 in Allahabad, B.A., B.Sc., LL.B., son of Raja Bhagwati Prasad
Singh of Daiya,
by his predecessor in 1936, educated at Allahabad University, Allahabad
and Poona University, Poona; Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative
1969/1971 and 1981/1983 and Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative
1980/1981; Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh 1980/1982; Member of the Lok
1971/1974 and 1980 and Member of the Rajya Sabha 1983/1988; Union
Minister/Minister of State/Minister holding portfolios of Commerce,
Finance and Defence 1974/1977 and 1983/1987; Leader of the house, Rajya
Sabha 1984/1987; 8th Prime Minister of India 1989/1990, Foreign
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)