MANKAPUR (Taluq)

LOCATION: U.P.A.O. (Gonda Dist.) AREA: 51,816 acres VILLAGES: 162 plus 13 mahals (1904) POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Bisen SEAT: xx ACCESSION: 1954

PRESENT RULER: Raja ANAND SINGHJI, present Raja of Mankapur since 1964. (Mankapur House, 17 Kaiser Bagh, Lucknow-226001, Uttar Pradesh)
born 1939, Member of Parliament; President of Raghvendra Rural Development and Research Organisation (RRDRO); married Rani Veena Kumari of Kotwa, and has issue, one son and three daughters.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Raja Dutt Singh of Gonda seized the Bandhalgoti rai of Mankapur and gave it to his younger son, Kunwar Azmat or Ajmat Singh who was still an infant at the time. In 1904, the estate comprised 143 villages and 2 mahals in pargana Mankapur, 45,825 acres in area, plus 19 villages and 10 mahals in Nawabganj, 5,800 acres in area, plus 1 mahal in Mahadewa, 191 acres in area. Estate holders were...