|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
An important Zamindari close to Bhubaneswar. The Raja of
Banki in Cuttack District, Orissa, established the Dompada
Zamindari in the 17th century, as a gift to his second son
and made him the Raja of Dompada. Dompada Zamindari is
abundant in forests and wildlife. It is close to
Bhubaneswar, the Capital of Orissa, on the banks of the
River Mahanadi. The presiding deity of Dompada is Shree
Giridhari Jew, whose temple is located at Dompada. The
present Chandaka-Dompada Wildlife sanctuary, particularly
the elephant sanctuary is part of the old Dompada
Zamindari. The estate holders were ....
- Raja JAGANNATH
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, Raja Saheb of
Dompada, married and had issue.
- Raja Chandrasekhar Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Raja Jalesar Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Kumar Harichandan Singh, married and had issue.
- Kumar Gauranga Singh, died sp.
- Kumar Purushottam Singh, adopted by his uncle
and succeeded as Raja Purushottam Mansingh
Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Kumar Krishna Chandra Rai Pitam, married and had
- Kumar Madan Singh, married and had issue. He
died before 1856.
- Kumar Chintamoni Singh, married and had issue.
- Kumar Dinabandhu Singh, adopted into Banki,
and succeeded there as Raja Dinabandhu
Srichandan Mohapatra of Banki, who ruled from
1875 to 1914.
- Kumar Natabar Singh
- Kumar Banamali Singh, senior living nearest
agnatic relation of Raja Bhibhudendra Mansingh
Bhramabhar Rai after 1922.
- Kumar Brindabhan Singh
- Kumar Braja Singh
- Raja Kishori Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Kumar Nagri Mohan Singh, died sp.
- Raja CHANDRASEKHAR
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai,Raja Saheb of
Dompada, died sp.
- Raja JALESAR
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, Raja Saheb of
Dompada, he adopted his nephew, Kumar Purushottam
Singh; married and had adoptive issue.
- (A) Raja
Purushottam Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Raja PURUSHOTTAM
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, 24th Raja Saheb of
Dompada 1796/1856, died 30th September 1856.
- Raja KISHORI
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, 25th Raja Saheb of
Dompada [30.9.1856] - [2.12.1856], married and had
issue. He died 2nd December 1856.
- Raja Ragunath Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Kumar Nildari Singh
- Raja RAGHUNATH
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, 26th Raja Saheb of
Dompada 1856/-; his Dewan was the famous freedom
fighter of Orissa, Fakir Mohan Senapati; he
married a daughter of the Raja of Tekkali (now in
Andhra Pradesh), and had issue. He died 26th December
- Raja Brajendra Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- Raja BRAJENDRA
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, 27th Raja Saheb of
Dompada -/1903; he reapppointed the freedom fighter,
Vysya Kabi Fakir Mohan Senapati, as his Dewan from
1894 to 1896; married 1stly, a Princess of Parikud,
married 2ndly, Rani Indumati Debi of Kanika, and had issue,
one son and two daughters.
- Raja Bhibudendra Mansingh Bhramarbar Rai (qv)
- (A) Raja Amarendra Mansingh Bhramabar Rai
- Raja BHIBUDENDRA
MANSINGH Bhramarbar Rai, 28th Raja Saheb of
Dompada 1903/1922; born June 1902, educated at
Rajkumar College, Raipur. He died unmarried 10th
December 1922, drowned while swimming in the river
Mahanadi at Kalika Prasad.
- Raja AMARENDRA
MANSINGH Bhramabar Rai, 29th Raja Saheb of
Dompada 1922/1994; born 1912 as Rajkumar Brajesh
Pratap Singh Deo, the fourth son of Raja Shura Pratap
Singh Deo Mahindra Bahadur of Dhenkanal, he was adopted
18th December 1922 by Rajmata Indumati Debi of Dompada
(see above); educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and
Ravenshaw Collegiate School, Cuttack; he ascended the
gaddi on winning the adoption case in the Privy
Council (a noted case in Hindu Law) against Sanatan
Singh of Dompada, his legal counsel was Mohamed Ali
Jinnah, who later became the first President of
Pakistan, he converted his residential Palace of 13
acres into a High School in 1958 and gifted it to his
subjects, the people of Dompada. The school is named
after his wife and is named Pritam Kumari Bidya
Mandir; he marriedRani Pritam Kumari, daughter
of Rao Ranjit Singhji of Kushalgarh in
Rajasthan, and had issue, one daughter. He died 1994.
- Rani Indira Devi,
30th Rani Saheb of Dompada 1994/2015, married Raja
Rajendra Chandra Mardraj Harichandan of Nilgiri, and had issue,
two sons and one daughter. She died 12th March 2015.
- Raja JAYANT CHANDRA MARDRAJ HARICHANDAN
of Nilgiri, born 1956, educated at Hartley's
School, Calcutta, at Stewart School, Cuttack, at
Rajkumar College, Raipur and is a graduate from
BJB College, Bhubaneswar; he is a very strong
enthusiast and activist in the Preservation of
Wild Life; Life Member and former Vice President
of the Governing Council of Rajkumar College,
Raipur; Member of INTACH (Indian National Trust of
Art and Cultural Heritage); married Rani Manoj
Manjari Devi, eldest daughter of Raja Kirti
Chandra Deo Harishchandra Jagadev of Surangi, and his
wife, Rani Soubhagya Manjari Devi; she was
educated at St. Joseph’s Convent and Sailabala
Women’s College, Cuttack and has a diploma in
Interior Decoration and a Post Graduate Degree in
Psychological Counselling. She is a Reiki
Grandmaster (Reiki is a healing therapy recognized
by the W.H.O. as an alternate therapy). She is the
Director of SVADHYAYA FOUNDATION involved in Reiki
teaching and practising. She is also a Founder
member of AOL Bhubaneswar Chapter. She is proud to
have represented AOL in World Faith Conference in
1999 as its youngest delegate. She was associated
with the Training Division of AMWAY INTERNATIONAL,
which was awarded for its express efforts at
setting up the Pick up Centre at Bhubaneswar. She
is the Hereditary Trustee and President of Nilgiri
Debotar and is involved in many religious and
charitable services through it. She is a Trustee
of VISAMO FOUNDATION involved in educating
brilliant children from BPL families. Besides
Social activities, her literary awards have been
rewarded by Swami Tejomayananda in Chinmay
International Magzines. Some of her works have
been published in Asian Age, Sambad and
Bhubaneswar Club Magazine of which she was on the
Editorial Board. She has addressed the Rotary Club
of Bhubaneswar on two occasions, once on Reiki and
recently on Life After Death; and has issue, one
- Yuvraj Janmajay Mardaraj, born 25th May
- Rajkumar Jagdish Chandra Mardaraj, State
Co-ordinator of Reliance Group in Orissa, Member
Bhubaneswar Club Ltd., married Rajkumari Jyotshna
Mardaraj, and has issue, two daughters.
- Kumari Prakriti
- Kumari Akriti
- Rajkumari Jaishree Devi, married Maharaj
Dhruv Narain Singh of Shivrati, and has
issue, one son.
- Maharaj Raghav Raj Singh of Shivrati.