|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT
HISTORY: Founded in 1600 by Raja Gopal Rai, a
younger son of Raja Pratap Deo of Patna. Estate holders
- Raja GOPAL RAI,
1st Raja of Khariar 1600/1625, married and had issue.
He died 1625.
- Raja Ramsai Deo I (qv)
- Raja Padman Rai (qv)
- Raja RAMSAI Deo I,
2nd Raja of Khariar 1625/-
- Raja PADMAN RAI,
3rd Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.
- Raja VISHNU RAI,
4th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.
- Raja GHANSI RAI Deo,
5th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.
- Raja Gopinath Sai Deo (qv)
- Raja GOPINATH SAI
Deo, 6th Raja of Khariar, married and had
- Raja RAMSAI Deo II,
7th Raja of Khariar, married and had issue.
- Raja BALABHADRA SAI,
8th Raja of Khariar -/1793, married and had issue.
- Raja Ratan Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja PRATAPRUDRA
SINGH, 9th Raja of Khariar 1793/1818
- Raja RATAN SINGH
Deo, 10th Raja of Khariar 1818/1835, married
and had issue.
- Raja Sudarsan Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja SUDARSAN SINGH
Deo, 11th Raja of Khariar 1835/1849, married
and had issue.
- Raja Krishna Chandra Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja Padma Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja KRISHNA
CHANDRA SINGH Deo, 12th Raja of Khariar
- Raja PADMA SINGH
Deo, 13th Raja of Khariar 1867/1889, married
and had issue.
- Raja Brajraj Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja BRAJRAJ SINGH
Deo, 14th Raja of Khariar 1889/1907, married
and had issue.
- Raja Vir Vikram Singh Deo (qv)
- Rajkumar (name unknown), married the third
daughter of Raja Jogendra Deo of Baudh.
- Raja VIR VIKRAM
SINGH Deo, 15th Raja of Khariar 1907/1913,
married the second daughter of Raja Jogendra Deo of Baudh, and had issue.
- Raja Artatran Singh Deo (qv)
- Raja ARTATRAN SINGH
Deo, 16th Raja of Khariar 1913/1946, born
1900, installed on the gaddi in 1921, a great patron
of Art, Culture and Education; a sportsman of
distinction, member of many committees and
Organisations; he sponsored Scholarships for deserving
students for higher education; patronised the “Beer
Bikram Theatre” of Khariar, the first permanent Oriya
Stage in the State; nominated member of Orissa
Advisory Council; M.L.A. (Orissa) 1937/1952 (two
terms); he played a pivotal role in the formation of
Orissa as a separate province in the year 1936, it was
at his instance and under his enlightened leadership
that Khariar Zamindari merged with the State of Orissa
leading to full Statehood; married the second daughter
of Raja Narpat Singh of Porahat, and had issue. He
- Raja ANUP SINGH DEO,
17th Raja of Khariar 1946/2003, born 24th February
1920, educated at Cambridge (Senior); he was a member
of the Orissa Legislative Assembly for eight terms
1952/1973, 1974/1977 and 1980/1990 and was also a
Minister in the Orissa Government onsix occasions;
Member, District Board, Sambalpur, 1940/1941;
President, Union Board, Khariar, 1941; District
Leader, National War Front and Assistant Recruiting
Officer during World War II, 1942/1945 at Chaudwar,
Cuttack, Member, General Counci and Standing Member,
Manging Committee, Rajkumar College, Raipur; Hon.
Magistrate Khariar 1941/1942; a known literary figure
of Orissa and has authored 14 books on poetry and
Oriya Literature including Arati, Urmi,
Latika, Murchhana, Hillola Bireaha,
Baridhi, Chayantika, Tripatri,
Paritosh, Spandana, Rasa Majusha,
Samcuhaya, and others; honoured with the title
of Kavi Saurabh, by the
Sahitya Kala Akademi of Orissa; interests were
Hunting, Music and Politics, Reading and Writing; he
married Shrimati Rani Soubhagya
Manjari Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Brij Mohan Deb
of Kalahandi, and his
wife, HH Maharani Suratarangini Devi, and had issue,
three sons and five daughters. He died 4th October
- Rajkumari Shrimati Jyotsna Devi [Rani Jyotsna
Devi of Baramba], born 1939, married Raja Sri
Krishna Chandra Deb Birbar Mangraj Mahapatra of Baramba, and has
issue, two sons and three daughters. She died
- Raja Jitamitra Singh Deo (qv)
- Rajkumar Pattayet Nilolohit Singh Deo, a poet of
repute; married to the daughter of a Lal Saheb of
Bamra, and has issue, one son and three daughters.
- Kumar Asandh Singh Deo
- Kumari Manisha Devi, married in Katras
Zamindari, Jharkhand, and has issue, one son.
- Kumari Vidisha Devi, married in Berhampur
Ganjam, and has issue, one son.
- Kumari Sharmistha Devi, unmarried.
- Rajkumar Bhubaneshwar Singh Deo, married
Rajkumari Pushpalata Devi of Sodoka Zamindari, and
has issue, one son and one daughter.
- Kumar Ankit Singh Deo
- Kumari Rashmi Devi
- Rajkumari Shrimati Sushree Devi [now Rajmata
Sushree Devi of Aul], born 10th October 1950 in
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), B.A., educated at S.B.
Women's College, Cuttack (Orissa); M.L.A. (Orissa)
1990/1995; Member, Rajya Sabha (3.4.2002) -
(2.4.2008); Member, Committee on Industry
2002/2008; Member, Consultative Committee for the
Ministry of Water Resources 2002/2008;
Participated in the peasant movement against the
hike in agriculture water tax in 1971 at Aul and
Kendrapara sub division and in the relief
operation for the flood victims in the 1971
cyclone in the area; spearheaded the movement in
Kendrapara district to set up Girls High School in
1977 and carried out extensive relief operation in
Aul in the 1999 Super Cyclone; has a keen interest
in conservation of ancient heritage and important
archeological monuments as well as aquaculture
activities; inclined towards experimenting various
aquaculture production activities such as prawn
and fisheries in Kendrapara district; interests
and pastimes are Reading, touring new places,
cooking, wildlife protection and conservation,
folk theatre in rural areas and agriculture;
Director, Lift Irrigation Corporation, Orissa, for
three years; Member, Board of Secondary Education,
Orissa, for five years; Member, TAC, Orissa, for
four years; Member, Consultative Irrigation
Committee, Orissa for four years; Member, Sri
Vihar Sanskrit University, Puri (Orissa) for two
years; previously associated with the Janata Dal;
married 27th January 1969, Raja Sarat Kumar Deb of
Aul, and has issue,
two sons and one daughter.
- Rajkumari Asha Poorna Devi, married Kumar Bharat
Bhushan Deo, eldest son of Pattayet Bir Keshari
Deb of Kalahandi,
and has issue, one son and one daughter.
- Rajkumari Sureshwari Devi, married Kumar
Ramanuj Chandra Deo of the Bhaludungri branch of
the Bonai Royal family, and has issue, three sons.
- Rajkumari Tarakeshwari Devi, married into a
branch of the Raidihi family, which is settled at
Baripada, Mayurbhanj, and has issue, one daughter.
- Raja JITAMITRA
SINGH DEO, 18th Raja of Khariar (see above)
- Lal Saheb Dhurandhar Singh Deo (+), married
Rajkumari Shashikala Devi, daughter of Raja Chandra
Bhanu Deb of Aul, and
his wife, Rani Ramraj Kumari Pattamahadei, and had
issue, two sons and four daughters.
- Kumar Tarani Prasad Singh Deo, married Rajkumari
Pritilata Devi, younger daughter of Raja Ban
Bihari Deb of Aul,
and his wife, Rani Jayshree Devi, and has issue
one son and one daughter.
- Kumari Priyanka Devi, studying in USA
- Kumari Chinmayee Devi, married in Padma,
Ramgarh, and has issue.
- Kumari Anita Devi, married to the Zamindar of
Khijri, a Zamindari of Chota Nagpur.
- Kumar Susanta Singh Deo (+), married in Latma,
and has issue, one daughter.
- Kumari Nibedita Devi, married Col. Rajiv Patra,
and has issue,two daughters.
- Kumari Sanjukta Devi, married Kumar Prithviraj
Singh Deo of Rampur-Madanpur,
and has issue, one daughter.
- Lal Saheb Shree Shivnarayan Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Rudramaha Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Satyabrath Singh Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Balindam Singh Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Arindam Singh Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Fanindam Singh Deo
- Lal Saheb Shree Ramkinkar Singh Deo, married and
- Kumar Deb Singh Deo, B.Tech. (IT)
- Kumar S. B. Singh Deo (David)
- Kumar C. B. Singh Deo