RAMGARH (Jagir)

LOCATION: Haryana AREA: xx sq.km. VILLAGES: xx POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: xx DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Chandel SEAT: xx ACCESSION: xx

PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: Sardar Sahib JAGDEEP SINGH, present Sardar Sahib of Ramgarh (Haryana) since 2001. (Geetanjali, House No.188, Sector 6, Panchkula 134 109, Haryana, India)
born 1954, educated at Lawrence School, Sanawar 1961/1970; B.Com., M.Com., P.G. Diploma in International Trade (P.U., Chandigarh); he has worked in various managerial positions in different locations across India with Rallis India Ltd.; presently (2009) involved in the management of various personal properties, assets and investments; married 1981, Rani Hershvijay Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sumer Singhji of Nawalgarh Pana 3, and his wife, Thakurani Chandra Vijai Kumari, and has issue.
PREDECESSORS and SHORT HISTORY: The noble family of Ramgarh, Haryana are descended from Mian Kalal Chand [Kalee Chand], a younger son of Raja Sangar Chand of Bilaspur who reigned 1197/1220. Its rulers were Chandel Rajputs who had their seat of power at Chanderi in Bundelkhand (Madhya Pradesh) and ruled over the entire Central India in the medieval period before the advent of Prithviraj Chauhan. The world-famous Khajuraho temples were built by them. Nearly 1,300 years ago, the Ramgarh family’s ancestors migrated from there to Punjab and established the State of Kot Kahlur. The Capital was later shifted to Bilaspur. One branch of the family of the raja of Bilaspur came to Ramgarh nearly 300 years ago and laid the foundation of Ramgarh. During the 1750s, Ramgarh passed from Sikh suzerainty Ramgarh was one of the 34 Cis-Sutlej states of Punjab which were given sovereign powers in the treaty signed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh with the British on the 25th April 1809, by which he surrendered his acquisitions South of the Sutlej. The treaty was followed up in May 1809, by a proclamation of the British Government which limited Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s powers and declared the Cis-Sutlej Chiefs sole owners of their possessions. They enjoyed these powers till 1845 when those States which did not co-operate with the British were reduced to the status of a jagir. But they maintained their independence right till 1947. Ramgarh and Raipur were the only two Rajput States in this list. to that of Sirmur. In 1804, Ramgarh threw off its allegiance to Sirmur and established its independence, maintaining it until 1823, when again Ramgarh acknowledged Sirmur’s overlordship. The first ruler of note was Mian Kushal Singh, in the eleventh generation from Raja Megh Chand of Bilaspur, and with whom begins this genealogy. The family holds the estates of Dhandadru, Khatauli and Kishengarh in Haryana. Rulers were.... OTHER MEMBERS: