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Dynasty

State

Bihar (Hazaribagh Dist.)

Revenue

INR 1,500,000

Villages

3,672

Area

12,950 Square Kilometers km²

Population

900,000

Hindi Name

रामगढ

Last Updated

28th Jul, 2017

Present Head

Maharaja SAURABH NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, present Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh since 17th October 2008, (Raj Bungalow, Post Office and District Hazaribagh, Bihar, India), born , educated at The Modern School, Delhi; The Doon School, Dehra Dun; University of Delhi (B.A.) and University of Western Australia (M.B.A.); worked for Citibank prior to entering politics; Member of the 3rd Vidhan Sabha of Jharkhand 2005/- from Hazaribagh, Congress Party; married 8th December 2001, Rani Ujwala Prabha, daughter of Raja Rudendra Bikram Singh of Payagpur.
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Genealogy

An impartible estate situated in Hazaribagh District, Bihar. Estate holders were...
  • Maharaja BAGHDEO, Raja of Urda 1368/1402, established himself at Urda in the Pargana of Karanpura.
  • Maharaja KIRAT SINGH, Raja of Urda 1402/1459
  • Maharaja RAM SINGH I, Raja of Urda 1459/1537, died .
  • Maharaja MADHO SINGH, Raja of Urda 1537/1554
  • Maharaja JAGAT SINGH, Raja of Urda 1554/1604
  • Maharaja HIMMAT SINGH, Raja of Badam, 1604/1661, moved the seat to Badam.
  • Maharaja RAM SINGH II, Raja of Badam 1661/1677, died .
  • Maharaja DALEL SINGH, Raja of Ramgarh 1677/1724, moved the seat to Ramgarh. He died .
  • Maharaja BISHAN SINGH, Raja of Ramgarh 1724/1763, died .
  • Maharaja MAKAND SINGH, Raja of Ramgarh 1763/1772
  • Maharaja TEJ SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1772/1774 , married and had issue.
    • Maharaja Paras Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaj Kumar Jaisri Singh, married and had issue.
      • Maharaj Kumar Medini Singh
      • Maharaj Kumar Bhawani Singh
      • Maharaj Kumar Rudra Singh
    • Maharaj Kumar Bodh Singh, married and had issue.
      • Maharaj Kumar Jenardan Singh, married and had issue.
        • Maharaj Kumar Brahm Narain Singh, married and had issue.
          • Maharaj Kumar Hit Narain Singh
          • Maharaj Kumar Udit Narain Singh
          • Maharaj Kumar Swarup Narain Singh
          • Maharaja Nam Narain Singh (qv)
  • Maharaja PARAS NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1774/1784, married and had issue.
    • Maharaja Mani Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaj Kumar Bhagwan Singh, married and had issue.
      • Maharaj Kumar Thakur Dass Singh
    • Maharaj Kumar Digvijay Singh
  • Maharaja MANI NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1784/1811, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Sidhi Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • Maharaja SIDH NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1811/1835, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Lakshmi Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaja Shambhu Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaja Ram Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • Maharaja LAKSHMI NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1835/1841
  • Maharaja SHAMBHU NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1841/-
  • Maharaja RAM NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh -/1866, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Trilok Nath Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • Maharaja TRILOK NATH SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh in 1866 (for 2 months), born posthumously 1866, died aged 2 months.
  • Maharaja NAM NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1866/1899, took charge of the estate from the Court of Wards on the 23rd November 1873, he was granted the title of Raja on 24th May 1889 as a personal distinction, married Maharani Ram Kauri, died , and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Ram Narain Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaj Kumar Rameshwar Narain Singh
  • Maharaja RAM NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1899/1913, Raja [cr.1905] as a personal distinction, married Maharani Rikinath Kaur, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Lakshmi Narain Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • Maharaja LAKSHMI NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1913/1919, married, 1914, a daughter of Raja Narpat Singh of Porahat, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaja Kamakhya Narain Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Lt. Dr. Maharajkumar Basant Narain Singh, born at Padma, M.R.A.S. (England), F.R.E.S., F.R.H.S. (London), M.A.M.N.H., M.N.G.S. (USA), educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur and at Mayo College, Ajmer; Member of the Executive Committee of the Bihar Landholder's Association, Vice-President of the Rural Reconstruction Association in Hazaribagh, District Scout Commissioner for Hazribagh, Chief Secretary of Ramgarh Raj, Honorary Lieutenant of the 1st Battalion of the Bihar Regiment, four times elected to the Lok Sabha from Hazaribagh, married Maharajkumari Vijaya Raje Puar, born , daughter of Lt. Col. HH Maharaja Shri Sir Udajirao II Puar Bahadur of Dhar, and had issue, one son and one daughter.
  • Maharaja KAMAKHYA NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh 1919/1970, born , granted ruling powers 10th August 1937, educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur and at Mayo College, Ajmer; Vice-President of the Bihar Landholder's Association and the All-India Kshatriya Mahasabha; Member of the Managing Committee and General Council of Rajkumar College; Member of the Executive Body of the Bihar War Committee, married February 1936, Maharani Lalita Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of Supradipta Manyabara Lt.Gen. Maharajkumar Singha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal, and his wife, Maharani Rama Rajya Lakshmi Devi; and had issue. He died in Calcutta.
    • Maharaja Indra Jitendra Narain Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • Maharaja INDRA JITENDRA NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, Maharaja of Ramgarh 1970/2008, born , educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur and at Mayo College, Ajmer; twice elected to the Bihar Vidhan Sabha from Bahri; married 11th May 1967, Maharani Rewa Kumari (now Rajmata of Ramgarh), daughter of Raja Dinesh Singh of Kalakankar, and his wife, Rani Neelima Kumari, and had issue, two sons. He died .
    • Maharaja Saurabh Narain Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Rajkumar Vaibhav Narain Singh, born , educated at The Doon School, Dehra Dun, at the University of Delhi (B.A.) and at City University, London (M.A.).
  • Maharaja SAURABH NARAIN SINGH Bahadur, Raja Bahadur of Ramgarh (see above)
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