PANCHKOT (Jagir)


AREA: 7,197 km²
REVENUE: ACCESSION:
LOCATION: West Bengal DYNASTY:
RELIGION: Hindu



PRESENT RULER:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Also known as the Zamindari Raj of Panchkot or Chakla Panchkot, situated on the Western Frontiers of Bengal. It is said that the Raj was founded about the year 81AD by Maharajadhiraj Sri Damodar Shekhur Deo, a scion of the Rajput family of Maharaja Dhiraj Udayji Singh Deo who reigned in Dhonagarh, in the North-West Provinces. It was originally an independent state until 1632 when it first paid tribute to the Mughals, and then maintained a semi-independent status until the permanent settlement in 1793. Estate holders were.....
  • Raja BIR NARAIN SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot, he was the commander of 300 horses for Padshah Shahjehan, Emperor of Delhi. He died 1632.
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  • Raja (name unknown) SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot, married a daughter of Kunwar Jagannath Singh Deo of the ‘Nua Garh’ Family in Seraikella, and had issue.
    • Raja Nilamoni Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja NILAMONI SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot -/1901, married and had issue. He died 1901.
    • Yuvraj Jay Narayan Singh Deo, he died vpsp.
    • Yuvraj Hari Narayan Singh Deo, married and had issue. He died vp.
      • Raja Bahadur Shri Jyoti Prasad Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja Bahadur Shri JYOTI PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot 1901/1938, born 1881, he was granted the title of Raja in June 1912 as a personal distinction; married a daughter of Maharaja Krishna Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj, and had issue, three sons and at least five daughters. He died 29th September 1938.
    • Raja Kalyani Prasad Singh Deo (qv)
    • Rajkumar Rajkrishna Prasad Singh Deo, died unmarried.
    • Rajkumar Ajit Prasad Singh Deo, educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur; he served as a Minister in the Bihar Government in 1934, also a Minister in the Government of West Bengal, M.L.A. (West Bengal); married Rajkumarani Sarojini Devi of Bamra, and had issue, four sons and two daughters.
      • Kumar Raj Rajeshwari Prasad Singh Deo, died unmarried.
      • Kumar Jagadanandan Prasad Singh Deo, married and has issue, two sons.
        • Kumar Biswajit Prasad Singh Deo, married Kumarani Jaishree Devi of Kharsawan, and has issue.
          • Kumari Bishwashree Kumari, married Kunwar Vikramaditya Singh of Gajiapur Zamindari, Arrah, Bihar.
          • Kunwar Kalyan Shekhar Singh Deo
        • Kumar Debjit Prasad Singh Deo, married to Kumari Namrata Kumari, daughter of Kunwar Dharmendra Singh Parihar of Nagod, and his wife, Rajkumari Bhuwaneshwari Devi, and has issue.
          • Kumari Srividya Devi
        • Thatrani Soma Devi, married Thatraj Ranarnab Deb of Puri, and has issue, one son.
      • Kumar Bijoy Prasad Singh Deo, married and has issue.
      • Kumar Kamakhya Prasad Singh Deo, married and has issue.
        • Kumari Sushmita Devi, married Kumar Rajiv Lochan Singh Deo of Dhenkanal.
    • Rajkumari Sharda Devi, married Raja Audhendra Pratap Sahi of Deara, U.P., and had issue.
    • Rajkumari Brija Kumari, fifth daughter, married Dewan Sahab Bhagwati Pratap Singhji of Ramganj Taluq in Oudh, and had issue.
      • Rajkumarani Kamlesh Kumari, married 8th March 1950, Rajkumar Rukmani Raman Braham of Agori-Barhar.
  • Raja Sri Sri KALYANI PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot 1938/1945, born 16th March 1899, he succeeded to the gadi on 29th September 1938; the Government of India conferred on him the title of Raja in 1941 for his public services; married 1stly, the only daughter of the Taluqdar of Antu in Pratapgarh Dist., U.P., married 2ndly, Rani Charubala Debi, and had issue, two sons and one daughter by 1st marriage, and eight children by 2nd marriage. He died 1945.
    • Raja Sankari Prasad Singh Deo (qv)
    • Raja Jagdishwari Prasad Singh Deo (qv) 
    • Rajkumari Jayanti Kumari, died unmarried.
    • Rajkumari Gauri Devi, married to Raja Chandrabhal Deo Singh of Rajabazar Raj in Jaunpur, a former M.L.C., and had issue.
  • Raja Sri Sri SANKARI PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot 1945/1956, married married 1stly, Rani Durgesh Kumari from Tirwa, married 2ndly, Rani Soubhagyawati Kumari, and had issue, one son and one daughter. He died 1956.
    • Raja Bhubaneshwari Prasad Singh Deo (by Rani Durgesh Kumari) (qv)
    • Rajkumari Maheshwari Kumari (by Rani Durgesh Kumari), married, Shri Vir Pal Singh from Rajasthan, and has issue, three children.
      • Anshul Rajawat
      • Rajeev Rajawat
      • Roli Rajawat
  • Raja BHUBANESWARI PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot 1956/1972, died unmarried in 1972.
  • Raja JAGDISHWARI PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot 1972/- , married Rani (now Rajmata) Vidya Devi of Bandhi Talukdari in Madhya Pradesh, and had issue. (Benaras, India).
    • Rajkumari Mamta Kumari, married Kumar Brajesh Singh of Shehdol in Rewa, and has issue, two daughters.
      • Kumari Darshika Singh
      • Kumari Shagorika Singh
    • Raja Vikramaditya Prasad Singh Deo (qv) 
    • Kunwar Udayaditya Prasad Singh Deo, married 8th March 1995, Kunwarani Dharini Kumari, daughter of Thakore Saheb Ajitsinhji Vijaysinhji of Lodhika Junior, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Prithviraj Prasad Singh Deo
      • Kumari Rudrani Prasad Singh Deo
    • Rajkumari Mahima Kumari, married Maharajkumar Vishvaraj Singh, Yuvaraj Sahib of Udaipur, and has issue.
  • Raja VIKRAMADITYA PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot -/2015, married Rani Ishwari Raje Singh Deo, and had issue. He died 2015.
    • Raja Jyotishwar Prasad Singh Deo (qv)
    • Kunwar Kartikeya Prasad Singh Deo
    • Kumari Jyotishwari Prasad Singh Deo
  • Raja JYOTISHWAR PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Panchkot (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kumar Sachindra Narayan Singh Deo, married Kumari Gayatri Devi, daughter of Rajkumar Samarendra Pratap Singh Deo of Dhenkanal.
  • Rani Binod Kumari Patta Mahadei, married Raja Jadunath Deb, Raja of Aul, and had issue. She died spm.
  • Rajkumar Jayjeet Kishor Singh Deo, married Kumari Satya Bhama Kumari Devi, daughter of Rajkumar Suresh Chandra Deo Jenamoni, Pattayat Sahib in Rairakhol, and his wife, Rajkumar Rani Saroj Manjari Devi, and has issue, two daughters.
    • Kumari Amritakshi Singhdeo
    • Kumari Mridulakshi Singhdeo
  • Kunwar Jagadish Kishore Lal Singh Deo, married and had issue.
    • Sangita Singhdeo, married Kunwar Sanjay Singh of Umri in Nagod, M.P.
    • Jyotirmay Singhdeo
    • Hiranmoy Singhdeo