Orissa (Sambalpur Dist.)


Orissa States Agency


1st January 1948


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Raja NAV CHANDRA DEO, 19th Raja of Rairakhol, born , graduated from Auckland University of Technology with a degree in I.T. and Computers; currently based in Auckland, New Zealand working for a professional services firm.
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The Rajas of Rairakhol, Bonai, Seraikella and Kharsawan are descended from four brothers who were Rathore rajputs from Rajasthan, and the state was formerly subordinate to Bamra until the 18th century.
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  • Raja BISHAN CHANDRA DEO JANAMUNI, 14th Raja of Rairakhol 1825/1900, born or 1819, succeeded 1825, married and had issue, one son. He died .
    • Tikait Babu Kristi Chandra Deo, married and had issue. He died vp before 1900.
      • Raja Gaura Chandra Deo Janamuni (qv)
  • Raja GAURA CHANDRA DEO JANAMUNI, 15th Raja of Rairakhol 1900/1906, born , he adopted Lal Bir Chandra Deo, younger son of Raja Nilambar Chandra Deo of Bonai. He died sp 1906.
    • (A) Lal Bir Chandra Deo, he succeeded as Bir Chandra Jadumani Deo Janamuni, Raja of Rairakhol (qv)
  • Raja BIR CHANDRA JADUMANI DEO JANAMUNI, 16th Raja of Rairakhol 1906/1973, born and succeeded 3rd July 1906, son of Raja Nilambar Chandra Deo of Bonai; educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur; married the fifth daughter of Raja Pratap Rudra Singh of Sonepur, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Girish Chandra Jadumoni Deo Jenamani (qv)
    • Rani Shailendra Kumari Devi, married the Raja Sahib of Hathora, U.P., and had issue.
      • Raja D. P. N. Singh
    • Rani Nagendra Kumari Devi, married Raja Bahadur Anirudha Pratap Narain Singhji of Padrauna, and had issue.
    • Rajkumar Suresh Chandra Deo Jenamoni, Pattayat Sahib in Rairakhol, married Rajkumar Rani Saroj Manjari Devi of Hindol, and had issue.
      • Kumari Indira Kumari Devi, married Kumar Prassana Singh Deo of Karlapat, and has issue.
        • Kumar Bhawani Shankar Singhdeo
        • Kumar Bijay Singhdeo
        • Kumar Sujay Shankar Singhdeo
        • Kumar Kalyan Shankar Singhdeo
      • Kumari Jaishree Kumari Devi, adopted by her uncle Rajkumar Satya Narayan Chandra Deo Jenamoni (see below), married Rajkumar B. K. Singh of Nayagarh, and has issue.
        • Kumari Suprabha Devi
        • Kumar Dibya Narayan Singh
      • Kumari Shalini Kumari Devi, married Rajkumar Brijendra Pratap Sahi of Deara Raj in Oudh, U.P., and has issue.
        • Kumar Bhubaneshwar Pratap Sahi, pursuing career in law.
        • Kumar Udayshwar Pratap Sahi
      • Kumar Prithviraj Chandra Deo, married Kumari Minakshi Singh of Ranka, Bihar, and has issue.
        • Kumar Raghuraj Chandra Deo
        • Kumari Suruchi Manjari Devi
      • Rani Snehalata Kumari Devi, married Raja Bishweshwar Prasad Singh of Jharia, Bihar (now Jharkhand), and has issue.
        • Rajkumari Sada Rajlakshmi
        • Rajkumari Sudarshana Rajlakshmi
      • Kumari Satya Bhama Kumari Devi, married Rajkumar Jayjeet Kishor Singh Deo of Panchkot Raj, West Bengal, and has issue.
        • Kumari Amritakshi Singhdeo
        • Kumari Mridulakshi Singhdeo
      • Kumari Annapurna Kumari Devi, married Rajkumar Santosh Kumar Pal of Pal Lahara in Orissa, and has issue.
        • Kumari Rameshwari Pal
        • Kumari Padmalaya Pal
    • Rajkumari Kamal Kumari Devi [Rani Kamal Kumari Devi of Pal Lahara], married Raja Sachinanda Pal of Pal Lahara in Orissa, and has issue.
      • Rajkumari Padmini Kumari Devi
      • Rajkumari Parvati Kumari Devi
      • Raja R. C. Pal of Pal Lahara
      • Rajkumar K. C. Pal
    • Lal Saheb Satya Narayan Chandra Deo Jenamoni, he adopted his niece, Kumari Jaishree Kumari Devi, daughter of Rajkumar Suresh Chandra Deo Jenamoni, Pattayat Sahib in Rairakhol (see above), and his wife, Rajkumar Rani Saroj Manjari Devi; married Lal Saheba Kanak Devi of Vasna in Gujarat, and has adoptive issue.
      • (A) Kumari Jaishree Kumari Devi, married Rajkumar B. K. Singh of Nayagarh, and has issue.
    • Rajkumari Kadam Kumari Devi [Rani Kadam Kumari Devi of Nilgaon], married Raja Bhanu Pratap Shah of Nilgaon [Neelgaown], U.P., and has issue.
      • Rajkumar Indu Pratap Shah
      • Rajkumari Nelam Kumari Devi, married to Rajwar Bhanuraj Singh Pal of Askote.
      • Rajkumar Bindu Pratap Shah
    • Kumar Saheb Prafulla Chandra Deo Jenamoni, married Kumari Saheba Anurupa Devi of Jaypatna, and has issue.
      • Kumar Bir Bikram Chandra Deo
      • Kumar Bir Kasari Chandra Deo
      • Kumar Bir Pratap Deo
  • Raja GIRISH CHANDRA JADUMONI DEO JENAMANI, 17th Raja of Rairakhol 1973/1975, born , married December 1937, Rani Shada Rajya Laxmi Kumari Devi, youngest daughter of Supradipta Manyabara Cdg. Gen. HH Shri Tin Maharaja Sir Mohun Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, Prime Minister of Nepal, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepalese Army and Maharaja of Lambjung and Kaski, and his wife, HH Bada Maharani Dikshya Kumari Devi, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Hari Shanker Chandra Jadumoni Deo Jenamani (qv)
    • Rajkumar Surya Chandra Deo, unmarried.
    • Rajkumar Mahesh Chandra Deo, married and has issues, two daughters and a son.
      • Kumari Monika Deo, an Automobile Engineer to join Maruti Ltd.
      • Kumari Karnika Deo, presently (2013) training to be a Dentist.
      • Kumar Mritunjay Chandra Deo, presently (2013) in his last year in school.
  • Raja HARI SHANKER CHANDRA JADUMONI DEO JENAMANI B.Sc., 18th Raja of Rairakhol from 7th April 1975. (Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India). Born in Calcutta, educated at Hill Grange High School, Bombay, at Col. Brown's Cambridge School, Dehradun, at St. Joseph's Academy, Dehradun and at St. George's College, Mussoorie, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Agra University; Life Member of the General Council, Rajkumar College Society, Raipur, Chattisgarh; Patron, Unnayan, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India; Trustee, Shivbalyogi Ashram Trust, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India; married 1stly, Rani Shri Parvati Kumari Devi, daughter of HH Maharao Abhai Singhji Bahadur of Sirohi, married 2ndly, 20th June 1987 at Dehradun, Rani Sri Sudha Raje Devi, daughter of the late Rao M. P. Singh of Pali, Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh, and has issue. He died on .
    • Rajkumari Dr. Nivritti Deo, born ; graduated from China Medical University, Shenyang, P.R. China (M.B.B.S.).
    • Yuvaraj Nav Chandra Deo (qv)
  • Raja NAV CHANDRA DEO, 19th Raja of Rairakhol (see above)
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