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Dynasty

Pal

Clan

Kutleharia

State

Himachal Pradesh

Accession

1957

Hindi Name

कुट्लेहार

Last Updated

28th Jul, 2017

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Raja Saheb Shri BUDHISHWAR PALJI Bahadur, present Raja of Kutlehar since 4th August 2014 [Times of India], born at New Delhi, married 1stly (div.), February 1980 in New Delhi, Maharajkumari Kanika Kumari, daughter of HH Bisam-Samar-Bijayi Mahamahodya Pancha-Srijukta Maharaja Kirit Bikram Kishore Dev Varman Manikya Bahadur of Tripura, and his first wife, HH Maharani Padma Raje, married 2ndly, 27th February 1982, Rajkumari Bhuvaneshwari Kumari [Tikka Rani Bhuvaneshwari Kumari of Kutlehar], daughter of Rana Ran Bahadur Singh Jandaive of Balsan, and his second wife, Rani Vidya Kumari, and has issue, (by second marriage), two sons.
  • Tikka Sarveshwar Pal, born in Chandigarh; married 28th September 2009, Adv. Tikka Rani Aakanksha Pal, daughter of Prof. Brij Pal Singh, and his wife, Smt. Saroj Panwar of Bhiwani in Haryana.
  • Rajkumar Ayush Pal, born in Chandigarh.
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History

Originally a Princely State with its origins in 750AD, it was annexed in 1825 and the Raja was granted a Jagir to the value of 10,000Rs.
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Genealogy

  • Raja GOPAL 750/770, followed by his son.
  • Raja DHARMA PAL 770/810
  • Raja JAS PAL, 24th Raja of Kutlehar, fl. 11th cty, married and had issue.
    • ELDER SON, 25th Raja of Kultlehar, married and had issue.
    • Raja CHIRU PAL, ancestor of the Rajas of Bhajji.
    • Raja CHAND PAL, ancestor of the Rajas of Kothi.
  • Raja GOVIND PAL fl.1200
  • Raja Saheb Shri DHARAM PAL, Raja of Kutlehar, married and had issue.
    • Raja Saheb Shri Gur Pal (qv)
    • Kanwar Nahal Pal, married and had issue.
      • Kanwar Sapuran Pal, died .
  • Raja Saheb Shri GUR PAL, Raja of Kutlehar, married and had issue.
    • Raja Saheb Shri Amrat Pal Bahadur (qv)
  • Raja Saheb Shri AMRAT PAL Bahadur, Raja of Kutlehar 1798/1832, married and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Saheb Shri Narayan Pal Bahadur (qv)
    • Kanwar Bhagwan Pal, married and had issue. He died .
      • Kanwar Ran Bahadur Singh, born , married and had issue. He died .
        • Kanwar Indar Singh, married and had issue
          • Kanwar Uttam Singh
          • Kanwar Prem Singh
      • Kanwar Luddar Pal, married and had issue. He died .
        • Kanwar Lal Singh, born about 1871, married and had issue. He died .
          • Kanwar Sahib Singh, born , married and had issue.
            • Kanwar Sohan Singh, married and had issue
              • Kanwar Thakur Singh
            • Kanwar Mohan Singh
            • Kanwar Ranjit Singh
        • Kanwar Subha Singh, married and had issue. He died .
          • Kanwar Raghunath Singh, married and had issue
            • Kanwar Himal Singh
            • Kanwar Hem Singh
        • Kanwar Bikram Singh, married and had issue. He died .
          • Kanwar Dhyan Singh, married and had issue
            • Kanwar Lakshman Singh
            • Kanwar Fateh Singh
          • Kanwar Chattar Singh
  • Raja Saheb Shri NARAYAN PAL Bahadur, Raja of Kutlehar 1832/1864, born about 1821, married and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Saheb Shri Ram Pal Bahadur (qv)
    • Kanwar Gopal Pal, born , married and had issue. He died .
      • Kanwar Kalyan Pal, born .
  • Raja Saheb Shri RAM PAL Bahadur C.S.I., Raja of Kutlehar 1864/1927, born , he was appointed an Honorary Judge and a 1st class Magistrate and an Honorary Deputy Commissioner by the British, later he was granted the title of Raja as a hereditary distinction on 15th March 1909 by the Viceroy, C.S.I. [cr.1904], married 1stly, a Kumari from Bashahr, she died sp, married 2ndly, a Kumari from Keonthal, and had issue. He died 21st November 1927.
    • Raja Saheb Shri Rajendra Pal Bahadur (by Rani Keonthali) (qv)
    • Kumari (name unknown), married 1901, Raja Raghunath Singh of Jaswan, and had issue.
  • Raja Saheb Shri RAJENDRA PAL Bahadur, Raja of Kutlehar 1927/1928, born , educated privately and at the Chiefs' College in Lahore; he was appointed a Deputy Commissioner in the Punjab and was awarded the Kaiser-i-Hind medal; married the eldest daughter of Raja Jagdish Singh of Mankot, she died , she was awarded the Kaiser-i-Hind medal, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Saheb Shri Brijmohan Pal Bahadur (qv)
    • Kanwar Hari Pal, born , educated privately and at the Chiefs' College in Lahore; he served with the Punjab Police; married and had issue.
      • Kanwar Krishan Pal
    • Kanwar Shiv Pal B.Sc., I.F.S., born , educated privately and at the Chiefs' College in Lahore; he served for a time as Prime Minister of Mandi State; married 1stly, March 1919, Kanwarani Dhanwati, daughter of Raja Bhawani Sen of Mandi, married 2ndly, 194x, and had issue.
      • Kumari Shanta Devi (by Kanwarani Dhanwati), born /1921, married into Rajpipla.
      • Kumar Ravender Pal, born , married 7th December 1978, Raj Kumari Veereshwari Kumari, born at Snowdon Hospital, Simla; daughter of Thakur Krishan Chand of Theog, and his wife, Thakurani Vidya Devi, and has issue, one daughter and one son.
  • Raja Saheb Shri BRIJMOHAN PAL Bahadur, Raja of Kutlehar 1928/1937, born , educated privately and at the Chiefs' College in Lahore; 5th Viceregal Darbari in Kangra District, married 1911, Rani Saheb Shrimati Rattan Deiji, eldest daughter of HH Raja Saheb Shri Sir Bhuri Singh, Raja of Chamba, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Saheb Shri Mahendra Palji Bahadur (qv)
  • Raja Saheb Shri MAHENDRA PALJI Bahadur, Raja of Kutlehar 1937/2014. Born in Hari Kothi, Dharamsala, died , married 13th April 1955, Rani Lalita Devi, born , daughter of Raja Surinder Singh of Baghal, and his wife, Rani Laxmi Devi, and has issue, two sons and two daughters.
    • Tikka Budhishwar Palji Bahadur (qv)
    • Kumari Divya Kumari, born in Delhi, married 24th February 1976, Brigadier Karanjit Singh of Jaswan, born , and has issue, two sons.
      • Vikram Singh Jaswal, born , married 2nd February 2005, Kuvarani Padmini Pundeer, born , daughter of the late Chowdhary Bijendra Singh Pundeer of Kanwali Estate.
      • Dushyant Singh Jaswal, born .
    • Kumari Rajeshwari Kumari [later Kunwarani Sahiba of Tehri Garhwal], born , married 19th April 1980, Late Rajkumar Nirbhey Shah, younger son of Maharajkumar Balendu Shah of Tehri Garhwal, and has issue.
      • Kumari Roopangana Shah, born .
      • Kanwar Leeneshwar Vikram Shah, born .
    • Kanwar Yudhishter Palji, born , married Kumari Shalini Devi, daughter of Kanwar Sachindra Singh of Doonga Estate in U.P., and has issue.
      • Kanwar Akshay Pal, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, married to Brinda Kumari of Sardargarh, he is presently working in Capgemini, New York as a Senior Consultant.
      • Kanwar Abhimanyu Pal, born in Chandigarh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, he is presently working as a lawyer in Delhi.
  • Raja Saheb Shri BUDHISHWAR PALJI Bahadur, present Raja of Kutlehar (see above).
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