|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
of Jashpur was ceded to the British Government by the
provisional agreement concluded with Mudhoji Bhonsle in
1818. Although noticed in the second part of this
agreement as a separate state, it was at first treated as
a fief of Surguja to some measure. The relations of the
chief are regulated by the provisions of the sanad
granted in 1899 and later reissued in 1905. The Raja
maintains a military force of 2 guns (in 1893). Rulers
- Raja RANJIT SINGH,
Raja of Jashpur, died circa 1813.
- Raja RAM SINGH,
Raja of Jashpur 1826/-
- Raja PRATAP NARAYAN
SINGH Deo Bahadur C.I.E., Raja of Jashpur
1845/1900, born 1822 (1829, 1832), he succeeded to the
gadi on 24th
October 1845 (#1),
he rendered good service in the military operations in
1857 against the rebels in Udaipur and Palimau, and
was created a Companion of the Most Eminent Order of
the Indian Empire (C.I.E.) on 21st May 1890; married
and had issue.
- Raja Bahadur Bishan Pratap Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja Bahadur BISHAN
PRATAP SINGH Deo, Raja of Jashpur 1900/1924,
born 16th December 1864, he succeeded to the gadi in April
1900 but was only given administrative powers in
- Raja DEO SARAN
SINGH Ju Deo, Raja of Jashpur 1924/1931, born
19th November 1893, he succeeded to the gadi on 3rd
January 1924; married Rani Mohan Raj Lakshmi Devi,
grand-daughter of Thakur Puran Chandra Khan of
Garunkot in Nepal; and had issue. He died 26th
- HH Raja Bijay Bhushan Singh Ju Deo (qv)
- HH Raja BIJAY
BHUSHAN SINGH Ju Deo, Raja of Jashpur
1926/1982, born 11th January 1926, he succeeded to the
gadi on 8th
February 1926 (#2),
Member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1952/1962, the Lok Sabha 1962/1967 and the Rajya Sabha
1970/1976, married, HH Rani Jaya Kumari Devi [Rajmata
Jaya Kumari Devi of Jashpur], died in January 2013 at
an advanced age, and had issue, two sons and three
daughters. He died 4th October 1982.
- Yuvraj Uppendra Singh Ju Deo, married
YuvraniMohini Devi [now Rajmata Mohini Devi of
Jashpur], daughter of Thatraj Raj Raj Deb of Puri, and his wife,
Thatrani Purneshwari Devi, and had issue, two sons
and one daughter.
- HH Raja Ranvijay Pratap Singh Ju Deo (qv)
- Rajkumar Vikramaditya Singh Ju Deo, married,
Rajkumari Jaya Kumari, daughter of Raja Goverdhan
Prasad Singh of Ranka,
and has issue.
- Yuvrani Mrinalini Devi, married Yuvraj Shivendra
Bhanj Deo of Kanika,
and has issue, one son.
- Rajkumar Shri Dilip Singh
Ju Deo, born 8th March 1949 in Jashpur, Madhya
Pradesh; B.A., LL.B., educated at Kalyan Ashram,
Mayo College, and Rajkumar College, Raipur and
Ranchi University. President, Municipal Board,
Jashpur, 1975/82; Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata
Party, Madhya Pradesh; previously associated with
Bharatiya Jana Sangh; Member of the R.S.S., Vishwa
Hindu Parishad, 9th Lok Sabha, Committee on Commerce
and Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Coal;
elected to the Rajya Sabha in June, 1992 and
re-elected in June, 1998 and again in 2004, served
as Union Minister in the cabinet of Shri Atal Bihari
Vajpayee for sometime; Member of the Bhubaneswar
Club Ltd., the Jashpur Club and the Puri Club.
Interests include swimming, shooting, stamp
collection, cycling, outdoor games, volleyball and
cricket; he married 23rd May 1975, Rajkumar Rani
Madhvi Devi of Sailana,
and had issue, three sons. He died 14th August 2013.
- Rajkumar Satrunjay Pratap Singh Judeo, born 5th
March 1976, married Rajkumarani Priyamwada Singh Ju Dev, daughter of Rajkumar Mayurdhwaj Narain Singh of Ramgarh in Bihar, and his wife, Rajkumarani Shashi Prabha. He died 20th December 2012 as a result of
a heart attack.
- Rajkumar Prabal Pratap Singh Judeo, married 20th
May 2013, Dr. Hina Judev from Jammu and Kashmir.
- Rajkumar Yudhvir Pratap Singh Judeo, married 8th
March 2012, Rajkumari Sanyogita Devi, daughter of
Sawai Rajkumar Ashit Varn Singh Bundela of Ajaigarh, and his
wife, Rajkumar Rani Anjana.
Rajkumari Lokeshwari Devi, married Shri
Gyanendra Chotray of Nariangarh, Dist. Khurda in
Orissa, and has issue, three daughters.
Rajkumari Kalpaneshwari Devi, married
Maharajkumar Rajyavardhan Singh of Narsinghgarh
born 1953, and has issue, two sons.
- Kunwar Veer Vikram Singh
- Kunwar Vishwa Pratap Singh
Yuvrani Sushmeshwari Devi, married Yuvraj Bir
Keshari Deo of Bonai
and has issue, one daughter and one son.
- Rajkumari Sarveshwari Devi, married Kumar Rajeev
Ranjan Singh of Rehsa, and has issue, two sons.
- Shivraj Singh
- Jaiaditya Singh
- HH Raja RANVIJAY
PRATAP SINGH Ju Deo, Raja of Jashpur (see