Information

Dynasty

State

Himachal Pradesh

Accession

15th April 1948

Area

13 Square Kilometers km²

Population

1,131 (1901)

Privy Purse

INR 3,000

Hindi Name

बेजा

Last Updated

2nd Jan, 2017

Present Head

Thakur VIJAY CHAND, present Thakur Sahib of Beja since 1953 (The Palace, Beja via Kasauli, Solan Dist., Himachal Pradesh, India), born , married 1stly, 1969, Raj Kumari Chandra Prabha Kumari, born , daughter of Rana Sahib Krishan Chand of Khaneti, and his wife, Rani Devendra Kumari, married 2ndly, 1986, Kumari Pushpa Devi, daughter of Kanwar Guman Singh of Theog, and has issue.
  • Tikka Dharmesh Chand
  • Kumari Ritu Kumari
  • Kanwar Ajay Singh
  • Divya Tanwar
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History

The ancestor of the family was Dhul Pal, a member of the ruling Tanwar dynasty of Delhi. His descendant, Thakur Govardhan Chand was the 1st ruler of Beja, around the middle of the fourteenth century.
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Genealogy

  • Thakur JAI CHAND, Thakur of Beja 1759/1773, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Man Chand (qv)
    • Mian Bhup Singh
    • Mian Sher Singh
    • Mian Budh Singh
    • Mian Dhonkal Singh
  • Thakur MAN CHAND, Thakur of Beja 1773/1817, confirmed in his state by a sanad of 4th September 1815; married and had issue.
    • Thakur Pratap Chand (qv)
    • Mian Bahadur Singh
    • Mian Gyan Singh
  • Thakur PRATAP CHAND, Thakur of Beja 1817/1841, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakur Udai Chand (qv)
    • Mian Alam Singh, born .
    • Mian Zalam Singh, born .
    • Mian Mohan Singh, born .
    • Mian Kishan Singh, born , married and had issue.
      • Mian Hira Singh, born .
      • Mian Amar Singh, born .
      • Mian Devi Singh, born .
    • Mian Dhumi Singh
  • Thakur UDAI CHAND, Thakur of Beja 1841/1905, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakur Puran Chand (qv)
    • Mian Parduman Singh
    • Kumari (name unknown), married 1914, Kanwar Ranzore Singh of Sirmur, and had issue.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Rao of Raipur in Ambala.
  • Thakur PURAN CHAND, Thakur of Beja 1905/1943, born about 1895, married a daughter of Thakur Tegh Singh of Kunihar, and had issue.
    • Tikka Durga Chand, died young.
    • Thakur Lakshmi Chand (qv)
  • Thakur LAKSHMI CHAND, Thakur of Beja 1943/1953, born , married Thakurani Gavinda Dei, daughter of Rana Raghunath Singh of Darkoti, and his wife, Rani Attari Dei, and had issue. He died in .
    • Kumari Roop Kumari, married 21st July 1961, Rana Narendra Singh of Kotkhai, and has issue.
    • Kumari Sangita Kumari, married 1970, Kanwar Harish Kumar Singh of Sirmur, and has issue.
    • Thakur Vijay Chand (qv)
  • Thakur VIJAY CHAND, Thakur of Beja (see above)
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