LOCATION: Uttar Pradesh AREA: 1,909 km˛VILLAGES: 484 + 1 town POPULATION: xx RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 1,300,000 (1934) DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Chandel - Kahluria SEAT: Sahaspur, Moradabad ACCESSION: 1952
PRESENT RULER: Raja CHANDRA VIJAY SINGH, present Raja of Sahaspur, having succeeded at birth (Sahaspur-Bilhari House, Civil Lines, Moradabad - 244 001, Uttar Pradesh, India)
born 18th December 1950 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, he was educated at The Doon School in Dehra Dun, followed by Hindu College (Delhi University) for his under graduation and thereafter studied law (LL.B.) at the Faculty of Law in New Delhi; he is an active politician in the state of Uttar Pradesh, he has been a Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (two terms) 1989/1991 and 1993/1995 and has also been a Member of Parliament (13th Lok Sabha - 1999/2004); he is a Member of numerous committees and is the former editor of the Rohilkhand Yuva Awaz 1979-1990; Founder of R.P.K. Schools in Moradabad and Bilari. Life Member of the India International Centre (IIC) in Delhi, the India Habitat Centre in Delhi, the Delhi Gymkhana Club, and the Boat House Club in Nainital; ISKON, etc., married 1stly (div.), 28th February 1975 in Jaipur, Rani Harsh Kumari, born 1953, daughter of Rao Raja Bijai Singh of Idar, and his wife, Rao Rani Kamal Kumari, married 2ndly, Rani Sushma Kumari, daughter of HH Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Raghunath Singh of Jaisalmer, and his wife, HH Maharani Mukut Rajya Lakshmi Devi, and has issue, one son and two daughters, from his first marriage.
- Rajkumari Uttara Kumari, born 1976, married in May
1997, Maharaj Suryaveer Singh of Jodhpur, and has issue,
- Rajkumari Mallika Kumari, born 1980, married Kunwar Dhananjai Singh Jamwal, and has issue, one daughter.
- Yuvraj Surya Vijay Singh (Photo)
- Rai ATMA RAM, Zamindar of Sahaspur, on the cession of Rohilkhand, he was chakladar of Bijnor, and subsequently he entered the service of the British Government, married and had issue.
- Kunwar Ghansham Das, married and had issue.
- Rai Pradhuman Kishan Singh (qv)
- Rai PRADHUMAN
KISHAN SINGH, Zamindar of Sahaspur -/1880,
born 1839, he rendered good services during the Mutiny
of 1857-58, assisting the British officers who had
taken refuge at Nainital by sending them money and
information, for these services he was rewarded with a
grant of estates, paying Rs4,000 in land revenues (#2 p.98); married and had issue. He died 1880.
- Raja Bahadur Krishna Kumar Singh (qv)
- Kunwar Ganga Sahai, he was appointed an Honorary Magistrate; married and had issue. He died 1911.
- Kunwar Govind Sahai, married and had issue.
- Babu Nanak Sahai
- Raja Bahadur
KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH, Rai of Sahaspur
1880/1915, born 25th December 1848 (#2 p.97), he was granted the
title of Raja as a personal distinction on 24th May
1882; he received a Medal of Honour at the Imperial
Assemblage of Delhi on 1st January 1877, on the
occasion of the Proclamation of Her Most Gracious
Majesty as Empress of India; and a khilat at the
Agra Darbar of 10th February 1879; an Honorary Magistrate, 2nd Class (#2 p.98); married and had
issue. He died 18th June 1915.
- Raja Raj Kumar Singh (qv)
- Rai Anirudh Kumar Singh, married and had issue.
- Kunwar Jagdish Kumar Singh
- Rai Lal Kumar
- Raja RAJ KUMAR
SINGH, Raja of Sahaspur [18.6.1915] -
[3.11.1915], born about 1875, married and had issue.
he died 3rd November 1915.
- Raja Jagat Kumar Singh (qv)
- Raja JAGAT KUMAR SINGH, Raja of Sahaspur 1915/1934, born 23rd January 1912, married Rani Pritam Kunwar (Photo), born 1916, died 1972, daughter of Baba Ujagar Singh Bedi of Kallar, K.C.I.E., (now in Pakistan), who was 14th in descent from Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh faith, and had issue. He died in 1934.
- Rajkumari Indra Mohini (Photo),
married Maj. General Dewan Misri Chand, (son of Raja
Tek Chand Bahadur, K.C.I.O., he was the 1st I.C.S.
officer and was also awarded the Imperial Star), and
had issue. She died 26th September 2005.
- Raja Chandra Vijay Singh (qv)
- Rajkumari Reena Kumari, Member of the
Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh, Minister
in the State of Uttar Pradesh Government;
married Yuvaraj Pratap Singh Jhala of Thikana
Labhowa, son of the Raja Jitendra Singh Jhala of
Labhowa (grand son of Thakur Shri Jorawarsinhji
Madhavsinhji, the Thakore Saheb of Chuda), and his
wife, Rani Sri Kumari, daughter of HH Sri
Raj-i-Rajan Maharawal Sir Prithvi Singh Bahadur
and has issue.
- Rajkumar Digvijay Singh Jhala (Photo), born 18th August 1981 in Lucknow, educated a the Doon School, Dehradun 1993/1999 and at St. Stephens College, New Delhi 1999/2001
- Rajkumari Chandrika Kumari, educated at Welham Girls School, Dehradun and at the Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi, presently (2006) studying for her masters degree in interactive media at the London School of Music, London, U.K.
COURT OF WARDS 1934/1950
- Raja CHANDRA VIJAY SINGH, Raja of Sahaspur (see above)