ICHA (Zamindari)

AREA: 194 km2 Revenue: 36,000Rs Accession Date: xx
State: Seraikella Dynasty: Rathore Religion: Hindu
Present Ruler: Shri AJANTA NARAYAN SINGH Deo, Zamindar of Icha since December 2005.
married to the Rajkumari of Jaipatna
Predecessors and Short History: The Zamindar is a member of the Junior branch of the Seraikella Royal Family and was founded by Kunwar Damodar Singh, second son of Raja Abhiram Singh of Seraikella, who was granted Icha Pir by way of ‘Kharposh’ in 1803. Icha was a part of Kuchung when Raja Abhiram Singh annexed the former Zamindari of Mayurbhanj. The title of ‘Pir-Pati-Dar’ was conferred on him with revenue powers. Estate holders were...
  • Babu JADUNATH SINGH Deo, Pirpatidar of Icha fl.1857, married and had issue.
    • Babu Ganga Ram Singh Deo (qv)
  • Babu GANGA RAM SINGH Deo, Pirpatidar of Icha, married and had issue.
    • Babu Shri Maheshwar Singh Deo (qv)
  • Babu Shri MAHESHWAR SINGH Deo, Pirpatidar of Icha, married and had issue.
    • Shri Bidya Binode Singh Deo (qv)
    • Rani Rajmani Priya Devi, married Shri Shri Durga Madhab Prasad Singh Deo, Zamindar Sahib of Madanpur-Rampur and had issue, eight sons and one daughter.
      • Rajasaheb Goura Chandra Singh Deo, married his cousin (see below), and had issue.
    • Shri Bidya Sundar Singh Deo, married 1922, Kumari Brajraj Kumari Devi of Jaipur-Raj, and had issue. He died 1938.
      • Rani Rupa Manjari Devi, married Rajasaheb Goura Chandra Singh Deo of Madanpur-Rampur in Kalahandi (see above), and had issue.
      • Kumar Birendra Narayan Singh Deo, born 1925, educated at Stewart School, Cuttack.
  • Shri BIDYA BINODE SINGH Deo, Pirpatidar of Icha, born 1892, married and had issue.
    • Shri Ajit Narayan Singh Deo (qv)
  • Shri AJIT NARAYAN SINGH Deo, Pirpatidar of Icha, born 1917, educated at St Paul's College, Calcutta; married and had issue. He died December 2005.
    • Shri Ajanta Narayan Singh Deo (qv)
  • Shri AJANTA NARAYAN SINGH Deo, Pirpatidar of Icha (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kumar Dibesh Pratap Singh Deo, married Kumari Navnita Shah Deo, daughter of Lal Narayan Nath Shah Deo of Jaganathpur, and his wife, Rajkumari Purnendu Kumari of Hindol.
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