PITHAPURAM

     

    PITHAPURAM (Zamindari)

     

     

    AREA: 1,036 km2 REVENUE: 100,000Rs ACCESSION: xx
    STATE: Madras (Godavari Dist.) DYNASTY: Mahipathi RELIGION: Hindu
    VILLAGES: 168 POPULATION: 280,317 (1901)

     

    PRESENT RULER: Raja Sri Raja Rao
    VENKATA
    MAHIPATI SURYARAO Bahadur
    , Raja of Pithapuram

     

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: A
    permanently
    settled zamindari. Estate holders were…

    • Sri Raja NILADRI Rao
      Bahadur Garu
      , Raja of Pithapuram -/1828, married and had
      issue.
      He died 1828.

      • Sri Raja Rao Venkata Kumara Mahipati Surya Rao Garu (qv)
      • Sri Raja Lakshmi Venkayamma Rao Bahadur
        Garu, married and had issue, four sons. He died December 1869.

        • Sri Raja Niladri Rao Bahadur Garu, died sp 1854.
        • Sri Raja Rao Venkata Mahipati Gangadhara Rama Rao
          Bahadur
          Garu (qv)
        • Sri Raja Surya Prakasa Rao, succeded as  Raja
          Swetha Chalapati Ranga Rao Bahadur Garu, adopted by
          Raja Chinna Ranga Rao Bahadur Garu of Bobbili.
        • Sri Raja Venkata Rao Bahadur Garu, Zamindar of
          Gollaprolu [8.12.1869] – [4.11.1871]; he was granted the estate of
          Gollaprolu by his brother on 8th December 1869, married 1stly, Sri Rani
          Rao Ramayamma, sole Zamindarani of Gollaprolu 1891/1923, died 24th
          October 1923, married 2ndly, Sri Rani Venkayamma, died 1889. He died sp
          4th November 1871.
      • Sri Raja Venkata Rao Bahadur Garu, Zamindar of Kolanka
        1845/-, he was granted nine villages
        (Kolanka, Mungeturu, Veeraraghavapuram, Raipuru, Chanduru, Vunnapudy,
        Kaddavaly, Gokivanda and
        Jagapatirajapuram) forming the Zamindari of Kolanka on 26th April 1845 (#2); married Sri Rani Lakshmi Narasu Amma Garu,
        and had issue.

        • Sri Raja Venkata Mahipati Dharma Rao, Zamindar of
          Kolanka -/1881; married Sri Rani Subbayyamma Garu. He died sp 1881.
        • Sri Raja Venkata Mahipati Surya Rao, Zamindar of
          Kolanka 1881/1887; married 1stly, Sri Rani Chellayamma Garu,
          Zamindarani of
          Kolanka 1887/-, married 2ndly, Rani Ramaiamma Garu, and had adoptive
          issue. He died sp 22nd January 1887.

          • (A) Raja Rao
            Praduymna Krishna Mahipathi Surya Rao Bahadur Garu, Zamindar of
            Kolanka, born as the
            youngest son of the 29th Raja of
            Venkatagiri, he was adopted by Rani Ramaiamma Garu
            and succeeded by adoption to the zamindari of Kolanka; married and had
            issue, one son.

            • Raja Rao Govinda
              Krishna Mahipathi Surya Rao, Zamindar of Kolanka, married and had
              issue, one daughter. He died spm.

              • Rajkumari
                Deepika.
    • Sri Raja Rao VENKATA
      KUMARA MAHIPATI SURYARAO Garu
      , Raja of Pithapuram
      1828/1850, he died sp 1850.
    • Sri Raja …….
    • Sri Raja Rao VENKATA
      MAHIPATI GANGADHARA RAMA Rao
      Bahadur
      Garu
      , Raja of Pithapuram -/1890, born 1844, Raja [cr.1877], he
      established the Pithapuram
      Raja College in 1884; married seven wives, including
      1stly, Rani Mangayamma,
      died 1894, married 2ndly, Rani Chittada, married
      3rdly, Rani Subbayyamma Bahadur, died after
      1914, and had issue, as well as adoptive issue. He died 22nd July 1890 (#1).

      • Raja Saheb Meharban-I-Dostan Sri Raja Rao Venkata Kumara
        Mahipati Surya Rao Bahadur Garu (by Rani Mangayamma) (qv)
      • (A) Sri Raja Ramakrishna Rao Bahadur Garu, born 1858,
        Zamindar of Gollaprolu, he was adopted in 1882; son of Raja Velugoti
        Sri Raja Kumara Yachendra
        Naidu Bahadur Garu of Venkatagiri
        ,
        married
        and had issue.He died April 1914.

        • Sri Raja Rao Venkata Mahipati Gangadhara Rama Rao
          Bahadur, married 1904. He died after 1918.
    • Raja Saheb
      Meharban-I-Dostan Sri Raja Rao VENKATA
      KUMARA
      MAHIPATI SURYARAO Bahadur Garu
      , Maharaja of Pithapuram
      1890/1964, born
      5th October 1885 in Pithapuram Fort, educated at Newington College,
      Madras; Installed
      October
      1906, C.B.E. (civil) [cr.1918], married, 1905, Sri Rani Chinnamamba
      Devi, the eldest daughter of Raja Venkata Ramayya Appa Rao Bahadur,
      Zamindar of Kapileshwarapuram,
      and had issue. He died 1964.

      • R.V.M.G. Ramarau, Yuvaraj of Pithapuram, author of “Of
        Men, Matter and
        Me
        “, 1961, married and had issue. He died 1964.

        • R.V.K.M. Suryarau, born 1932, married and has
          issue.

          • R.V.M. Ranjitrau, married and has issue.
            • R.V.K.M. Suryarau
      • Rajkumar R.V.M. Surya Rao, born 1913, married 1stly,
        married 2ndly,
        Rani Padma Devi,
        and had issue.

        • Rani Chinnamamba Devi (by 1st wife), married Sirdar Dev
          Raj Urs of Mysore, and had issue, one son and two daughters, including.

          • Illa Devi
        • Rani Suhasha Devi (by Rani Padma Devi)
        • RVM Pradeep Rao (by Rani Padma Devi), married Rajkumari
          Gayathri Devi, daughter of the Raja of Palavamsa, and has issue.

          • R.V.M. Dr. Surya Rao, married Pavitra Devi, and has
            issue, one daughter.

            • Pranavi Rao
          • R.V.M. Sumanth Rao, an Engineer; married K. Harini
            Ashok.
          • R.V.M. Sudheer Rao, an Engineer.
      • Rajkumar Venkata Mahipati Rama Ratna Rao
      • HH Maharani Sita Devi Sahib, born
        12th May 1917 in Madras, married 1stly,
        M.R. Apparow, Zamindar of Vayyur, married 2ndly,
        1943
        (div. 1956), HH Maharaja Sir Pratapsinhrao Gaekwad of Baroda,
        and had issue by both husbands. She died 15th February 1989
        in
        Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
      • Rani Kamala Devi, born 1920, married Maharajkumar
        Indrajitendra Narayan
        of Cooch Behar, and had issue. She
        died
        in the 1980′s.
      • Rani Manjula Devi, married the Raja of Sidli.
      • Rani Mangayamma Devi, married and had issue.

    OTHER MEMBERS:

    • Rajkumar D.V. Apparao Bahadur, President of the Tamil Nadu
      Shooting
      Association.
      fl.1999

     

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