|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Originally a dependency of the Ratanpur Kingdom, it later
became one of the eighteen Garhjat states subordinate to
Sambalpur. The state was located in what is now
Chhattisgarh. Rulers were....
- Raja UDEBHAN SINGH,
Raja of Sarangarh
- Raja BIRBHAN SINGH,
Raja of Sarangarh
- Raja UDHO SAI SINGH,
Raja of Sarangarh -/1736
- Raja KALYAN SAI,
Raja of Sarangarh 1736/1777, he was recognized as Raja
of Sarangarh in 1773 by the Marathas; married and had
issue. He died 1777.
- Raja VISHWANATH SAI,
Raja of Sarangarh 1777/1808, a brave and broad-minded
ruler; he received a sanad from Raja Jait Singh of
Sambalpur, granting him the Saria Pargana, consisting
of 84 villages, in recognition of the military sevices
he had rendered to the Raja; he also recieved presents
from the Raja of Nagpur, also for services rendered;
married and had issue. He died 1808.
- Raja Subhadra Sai (qv)
- Raja Gajraj Singh (qv)
- Raja SUBHADRA SAI,
Raja of Sarangarh 1808/1815, married and had issue. He
- Raja Bhikam Sai (qv)
- Raja Tikam Sai (qv)
- Raja BHIKAM SAI,
Raja of Sarangarh 1815/1828, died sp on 5th January
- Raja TIKAM SAI,
Raja of Sarangarh in 1828, he died sp.
- Raja GAJRAJ SINGH,
Raja of Sarangarh 1828/1829, married and had issue. He
died May 1829.
- Raja Sangram Singh (qv)
- Lal (name
unknown) Singh, married and had issue.
- Lal Raghubir Singh, he succeeded as Raja
Raghubir Singh (qv)
- Raja SANGRAM SINGH,
Raja of Sarangarh 1829/1872, he received the sanad
guaranteeing adoption, in 1865, and a sanad defining
his status as a Feudatory Chief in 1867; married and
had issue. He died 1872.
- Raja Bhawani Pratap Singh (qv)
- Raja BHAWANI PRATAP
SINGH, Raja of Sarangarh 1872/1889, born
about 1862, he died in September 1889.
- Raja RAGHUBIR SINGH,
Raja of Sarangarh 1889/1890, he succeeded his cousin
in 1889; married and had issue. He died 5th August
- Rani Man Kunwar Devi, Zamindarani of Pandaria,
married Raja Raghuraj Singh of Pandaria. She died sp?.
- Raja Bahadur Jawahir Singh (qv)
- Raja Bahadur
JAWAHIR SINGH C.I.E., Raja of
Sarangarh 1890/1946, born 3rd December 1888 (#2) and succeeded 5th August
1890 (2nd October 1890 #1),
C.I.E., educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur; married
and had issue. He died 11th January 1946.
- Raja Naresh Chandra Singh (qv)
- Rani Basant Mala Devi, married Raja Chakradhar
Singhji of Raigarh,
and had issue.
- Raja NARESH CHANDRA
SINGH, Raja of Sarangarh 1946/1987, born
21st November 1908, educated at Rajkumar College,
Raipur; M.L.A. (Madhya Pradesh), Former Chief Minister
of Madhya Pradesh in 1969, married 1stly, 15th April
1935, Rani Shrimati Tulsi Manjari Devi, eldest
daughter of Diwan Narayan Singh, Zamindar of Fatehpur,
married 2ndly, 1945, Rani Lalita Devi of Phuljhar
(later the Rajmata of Sarangarh after 1987), she had
the distinction of being the first unopposed lady
Member of the Legislature in M.P. (and till now the
only one in M.P. and later in Chhattisgarh), and had
issue, four daughters and a son. He died 11th
- Rajkumari Shrimati Rajni Gandha Devi (by first
wife), Member of the Lok Sabha 1967/1970, married
Col. (ret'd.) Virendra Singh of Imlai Zamindari near
Jabalpur in M.P., and has issue.
- Nandita Singh
- Chandravir Singh
- Rajkumari Shrimati Kamla Devi, born 26th January
1947, Member of the Legislature and minister in the
State of Madhya Pradesh for 18 years (1972/1990).
Presently a member of the Public Service Commission,
Madhya Pradesh; married Dr. Lal Bhupal Singh of
Malkharoda Zamindari, died in 1998, and had issue, a
- Mrinalika Singh, born 23rd May
- Raja Shishir Bindu Singh (qv)
Pushpa Devi, born 18th May 1948 Raipur, Madhya
Pradesh; educated at St. Joseph's Convent, Sagar and
Maharani Laxmibai College, Bhopal and Vikram
University, Ujjain; Member of the 7th Lok Sabha
1980/1985, 8th Lok Sabha 1985/1989 and the 10th Lok
Sabha, an active menber of the Indian National
- Rajkumari Shrimati Dr. Menka Devi, born 8th July
1951, is working with an NGO named after her father
in the field of Social Medicine; married Dr.
Parivesh Mishra of Bhopal, and has issue.
- Kulisha Mishra, born 19th February 1986.
- Rajkumari Shrimati Purnima Devi, born 13th May
1957, married Mr. Steve Ellison.
- Raja SHISHIR BINDU
SINGH, Raja of Sarangarh (see above)