Information

Dynasty

Bundela

State

Madhya Pradesh

Agency

Central India Agency

Accession

1st January 1950

Revenue

INR 4,000

Villages

1

Area

13 Square Kilometers km²

Population

1,056 (1901)

Privy Purse

INR 520,000

Hindi Name

बंका पहाड़ी

Last Updated

10th Feb, 2013

History

Diwan Rai Singh of Baragaon near Jhansi, (a descendant of Bir Singh Deo of Orchha), had 8 sons who were granted Jagirs, including Dhurwai, Bijna, and Tori. Umed Singh, the 8th and youngest son received Banka Pahari. The state originally held five villages, but four were lost during the Marathi invasion.
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Genealogy

  • Diwan Banka UMED SINGH, founder of Banka Pahari, married and had issue.
    • Diwan Banka UMED SINGH (qv)
  • Diwan Banka DURG SINGH, married and had issue, 2 sons.
    • Diwan Banka CHHATAR SINGH (qv)
    • Kunwar Bahadur Singh
  • Diwan Banka CHHATAR SINGH, married and had issue, 2 sons.
    • Diwan Banka ISHWARI SINGH (qv)
    • Kunwar Shatrujit Singh
  • Diwan Banka ISHWARI SINGH -/1850, confirmed in his state by a sanad in 1823, married and had issue, 3 sons. He died .
    • Diwan Banka VIJAY BAHADUR SINGH (qv)
    • Kunwar Pratap Singh
    • Kunwar Parbat Singh
  • Diwan Banka VIJAY BAHADUR SINGH 1850/1871, married and had issue.
    • Diwan Banka PYAREJU SINGH (qv)
  • Diwan Banka PYAREJU SINGH 1871/1890, married and had issue.
    • Diwan Banka MEHERBAN SINGH (qv)
  • Diwan Banka MEHERBAN SINGH 1890/1938, succeeded 14th November 1890, Rani Nannaju, and had issue.
    • Diwan Banka JAGATPAL SINGH (qv)
  • Diwan Banka JAGATPAL SINGH 1938/-
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