PADRAUNA

 

PADRAUNA (Zamindari)

 

 

AREA: 518 km2 REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Uttar Pradesh (Gorakhpur
Dist.)
DYNASTY: Suryavanshi Rajput RELIGION: Hindu

 

PRESENT RULER: Raja Bahadur
ADITYA PRATAP NARAIN SINGHJI
, Raja Sahib of Padrauna (Bade
Durbar) since 28th January
2003.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Ancestor
of the family was Maharaja Jai Chand of Kannauj. Founding of State came
into effect with the Royal Firman of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in
1686.
The family played host to three official visits by the Viceroy of India
(1930–1946), other ruling Rajas of eastern UP were in attendance
on invitation. First Double Unit Sugar Mill set up by Rai Bahadur
Jagdish
Pratap Narain Singh, also the Padrauna Raj Krishna Sugar Works in 1921,
followed by a Sugar Unit at Khadda and Katkuiyan respectively. Padrauna
Town was amongst the first few regions to have been electrified from
the
power generation of the sugar unit set up by the Royal Family.
Employment
was generated by the factories, and farmers benefited by growing cane
as
a cash crop in the region. The State undertook welfare schemes in
Primary
Health care and Education. The first Closed Motorized Ambulance was
stationed
at Padrauna Raj. A Secondary School was established by the State in
Memory
of Raja Udit Narain Singh by Raja Bahadur Brij Narain Singh and Rai
Bahadur
Jagdish Narain Singh. A Degree College was subsequently established in
keeping with the traditions of the family’s social responsibilities.
Estate holders
were….

  • Shri HARI GOVIND Rai,
    Rai of Padrauna, married and had issue.

    • Ginu Narain Rai
    • Ram Narain Rai, married and had issue.
      • Bisheshar Narain Rai
      • Bhawani Narain Rai, married and had issue.
        • Harkumar Narain Rai, married and had issue.
          • Nand Kumar Narain Rai
        • Ishwari Pratap Narain Rai, born 1802, he was an
          Honorary Magistrate for ten years before his death, married and had
          issue.

          • Madan Mohan Rai, related to the Rajas of Majhauli
            and Tamkuhi.
          • Raj Ballabh Rai
          • Madan Gopal Rai, born 1829 (#1),
            married and had adopted issue. He
            died 1890.
        • Jai Prakash Narain Rai
    • Meherban Narain Rai, married and had issue.
      • Bahadur Rai, married and had issue.
        • Raghuraj Rai, married and had issue.
          • Raja Udit Narain Singhji (see below)
      • Basti Rai, married and had issue.
  • Raja UDIT NARAIN SINGHJI,
    Raja of Padrauna -/1900, he was granted the title of Raja
    as
    a personal
    distinction
    on 22nd June 1897, married and had issue. He died 1900.

    • Raja Bahadur Brij Pratap Narain Singhji, ancestor of the
      Senior Line
      [Bade
      Durbar] (qv)
    • Rai Bahadur Jagdish Pratap Narain Singh, ancestor of
      Junior Line [Chote
      Darbar] (see below)
  • Raja Bahadur BRIJ PRATAP
    NARAIN SINGHJI
    , Raja of Padrauna (Bade
    Durbar) 1900/1948, born
    26th April
    1875,
    succeeded as Raja of Padrauna on 18th February 1900, he was granted the
    title
    of Raja as a personal distinction in 1906, Raja Bahadur [cr.1919]
    (personal)
    and the title of Raja was made hereditary in June 1921, married and had
    issue. He died 1948.

    • Raja Krishna Pratap Narain Singhji (qv)
    • Kunwar Kishan Pratap Narain Singhji
    • Kunwar Ravi Pratap Narain Singhji, married the daughter
      of Shri
      Anand Shumsher
      Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal.
  • Raja KRISHNA PRATAP
    NARAIN SINGHJI
    , Raja of Padrauna (Bade
    Durbar) 1948/-, married and had issue.

    • Raja Bahadur Anirudha Pratap Narain Singhji (qv)
    • Kunwar Basdeo Pratap Narain Singhji, married and had
      issue, two sons and two daughters.

      • Kunwar Aditya Pratap Narain Singh, he succeeded as Raja
        Bahadur
        Aditya Pratap
        Narain Singhji. (qv)
      • Kunwar Mahendra Pratap Narain Singh
    • Kunwar Balbhadra Pratap Narain Singhji, married and has
      issue.

      • Kunwar Anil Pratap Narain Singh
      • Kumari Nita Singh
      • Kumari Ajita Singh
      • Kumari Rajita Singh
  • Raja Bahadur ANIRUDHA
    PRATAP NARAIN SINGHJI
    , Raja of Padrauna (Bade
    Durbar), married Rani
    Nagendra
    Kumari,
    second daughter of Raja Bir Chandra Jadumani Deo Janamuni of Rairakhol,
    and
    had issue.

    • Raja Bahadur Bhanu Pratap Narain Singhji (qv)
    • Kumari Sharat Kumari (by Rani
      Nagendra
      Kumari)
    • Kumari Anapurna Kumari (by Rani
      Nagendra
      Kumari)
  • Raja Bahadur BHANU PRATAP
    NARAIN SINGHJI,
    Raja of Padrauna (Bade
    Durbar) -/2003, died sp
    28th
    January 2003.
  • Raja Bahadur ADITYA
    PRATAP NARAIN SINGHJI
    , Raja of Padrauna (Bade
    Durbar) (see above)

 

JAGDISHGARH (Junior Line) [Chote Darbar] Monogram Kunwar Surya Pratap Narain Singh

 

  • Rai Bahadur Jagdish Pratap
    Narain Singh
    , Raja of Jagdishgarh (Chote
    Durbar) 1923/1941, born 1885, he was granted
    the Jagdishgarh Estate in 1923, granted the title of Rai Bahadur also
    in
    1923, Managing Director of the Padrauna Raj Krishna Sugar Works Ltd.
    till his death; married and had issue. He died 13th June 1941.

    • Rai Bahadur Kunwar Rudra Pratap Narain Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Laxmi Pratap Narain Singh, born 1916, married and
      had issue. He
      died 1964.
      • Kunwar Vyjendra Pratap Narain Singh, born 1939, married
        and had issue.
        He died 2000.
        • Kunwar Anu Pratap Narain Singh
      • Kunwar Ravindra Pratap Narain Singh, born 1949, married
        and has issue.
        • Kunwar Ramendra Pratap Narain Singh, born 1964.
        • Kunwar Shailendra Pratap Narain Singh, born 1977.
        • Kumari Bacchi Singh
      • Kunwar Raghuvendra Pratap Narain Singh, born 1952,
        married and has
        adoptive
        issue.
        • (A) Kunwar Rahul
          Pratap Narain Singh
      • Kumari Prabha Singh
      • Kumari Purnima Singh
      • Kumari Rani Singh
    • Kunwar Surya Pratap Narain Singh, born 1921, married and
      had issue. He
      died 1990.
      • Kunwar Devendra Pratap Narain Singh, born 1942, married
        Kunwarani Jyoti Prabha Kumari, daughter of Kumar Kumud Chandra Singh,
        Pattayat Saheb of Hindol,
        and his wife, Kumarani Shilla
        Kumari, and had issue, two sons. He died 1989.

        • Kunwar Yaduravendra Pratap Narain Singh
        • Kunwar Digvijay Pratap Narain Singh
      • Kunwar Tribhuvan Pratap Narain Singh, born 1960,
        married
        2005.
      • Kumari Usha Singh
      • Kumari Geeta Singh [Mrs. Geeta Shepherd], married and
        has
        issue.
      • Kumari Bina Singh
    • Kunwar Ram Pratap Narain Singh, born 1928, married and
      had
      issue. He
      died
      1996.
      • Kunwar Hanuwant Pratap Narain Singh, born 1974, married
        2002.
      • Kumari Rajeshwari Singh
      • Kumari Gyaneshwari Singh
    • Kumari Shyama
    • Kumari Lalita
  • Rai Bahadur Kunwar Rudra
    Pratap Narain Singh
    , Raja of Jagdishgarh (Chote
    Durbar) 1941/1955, born 1912,
    Managing Director of the Padrauna Raj Krishna Sugar Works Ltd.
    1941/1955; married the
    daughter
    of Thakur Dalip Singhji of Bishtakura (Almora), and had issue. He died
    1955.

    • Rai Bahadur Chandra Pratap Narain Singh (qv)
    • Capt. Kunwar Dinesh Pratap Narain Singh, born 1943,
      married and has
      issue.
      • Kunwar Veeraj Pratap Narain Singh
      • Kumari Tripti Singh
    • Kumari Padma Singh
    • Kumari Kusum Singh
  • Rai Bahadur Kunwar Chandra
    Pratap Narain Singh
    , Raja of Jagdishgarh (Chote
    Durbar) 1955/1989, born 1935, married
    Kunwarani Mohini Devi, and had issue.
    He
    died 1989.

    • Rai Bahadur Kunwar Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh (qv)
    • Kumari Divya Singh
  • Rai Bahadur Kunwar
    Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh
    , Raja of Jagdishgarh (Chote
    Durbar) 1989/-, born 25th April
    1964 in Delhi, educated at the Doon School, B.A. (Hons. History) and at
    St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi; M.L.A. (Uttar Pradesh)
    1996/2009; President, Uttar
    Pradesh Youth Congress 1997/1999; Secretary, AICC 2003/2006; elected to
    the 15th Lok Sabha, 2009; Union Minister of
    State, Road, Transport and Highways 2009/-; Secretary, Sri Aurobindo
    Society Centre (Padrauna); Secretary, Udit Narain Degree College;
    Secretary, Udit Narain
    Inter College; Secretary, Udit Narain Trust; winner of the Duke
    of Edinburgh Award (Gold); married 7th December 19xx,
    Kunwarani Sonia Singh, and has issue, two daughters. (The
    Palace, Padrauna Distt.-
    Kushi Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India)

 

 

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