UDAIPUR (Princely State)


AREA: 2,732 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 50,000Rs ACCESSION: 1st January 1948
CAPITAL: Dharamjaigarh
DYNASTY: Raksel RELIGION: Hindu
STATE: Madhya Pradesh (now in Chhattisgarh)

PRESENT RULER: Raja VIJAY SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur.
married Rani Nalini Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Shri Laxman Singhji Sahib from Sailana, and his wife, Rani Hemant Kumari, and has had issue, three children.
  • Yuvraj Saheb Dharamjeet Singh, died sp unmarried.
  • Rajkumari Nandini Kumari Singh, married the Yuvraj Saheb of Bagli, and has issue, three children.
  • Rajkumari Shradha Kumari Singh, married Shri Siddharath Singh, and has issue, two children.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The state was founded in 1818. The Raja Sahebs of Udaipur share an agnatic connection with the Surguja ruling line. Rulers were...
  • Raja KALYAN SINGH, Raja of Udaipur 1818/1852
    INTERREGNUM 1852/1857
  • Raja DHIRAJ SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur 1857/1858 (#2)
  • Raja SHEORAJ SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur 1858/1859 (#2)
  • Raja Bahadur BINDESHWAR PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur 1860/1876, born 1829, brother of Raja Indrajit Singh of Surguja, he was granted the state by the British for his services in the Sepoy Mutiny; married and had issue, four sons.
    • Raja Dharamjeet Singh Deo (qv)
    • Lal Dharampal Singh Deo, he was granted the estate of Dhourpur, married and had issue (see Dhourpur).
    • Lal Bhagwat Prasad Singh Deo, 1st Zamindar of Shankargarh, he was granted the estate of Shankargarh, married and had issue, four sons.
      • Lal Bahadur Srinath Singh Deo
      • Lal Keshav Prasad Singh Deo
      • Lal Jagdish Prasad Singh Deo, 2nd Zamindar of Shankargarh, married and had issue, two sons.
        • Lal Jagannath Prasad Singh Deo
        • Lal Vishwanath Pratap Singh Deo, 3rd Zamindar of Shankargarh, married and had issue, four sons and two daughters.
          • Lal Arun Pratap Singh Deo, 4th and present Zamindar of Shankargarh, married and has issue.
          • Lal Ashok Pratap Singh Deo, married Lal Saheba Manju Devi, and has issue, two sons.
            • Kumar Abhishek Pratap Singh Deo
            • Kumar Vivek Pratap Singh Deo
          • Lal Nilendra Pratap Singh Deo, married Lal Saheba Malti Devi, and has issue, two sons.
            • Kumar Vishnu Pratap Singh Deo
            • Kumar Raghvendra Pratap Singh Deo
      • Lal Durga Prasad Singh Deo
    • Lal Shankar Pratap Singh Deo, he was granted the estate of Pratappur
  • Raja DHARAMJEET SINGH, Raja of Udaipur 1876/1900, born 17th March 1857, succeeded 18th March 1876 (#1), Raja [cr.1877], married and had issue. He died 1900?
    • Yuvraj Bishan Pratap Singh Deo
    • Raja Chandra Shekhar Prasad Singh Deo (qv)
  • Raja CHANDRA SHEKHAR PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur 1900/1926, born 1889, succeeded in December 1900.

  • Raja CHANDRA CHUR PRASAD SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur 1927/- , born 5th June 1923 (#3) and succeeded 8th December 1927 by adoption, third son of Maharaja Ramanuj Saran Singh Deo of Surguja, and his second wife; educated at Rajkumar College, Raipur; M.L.A. (Madhya Pradesh), married and had issue.
    • Raja Samarthak Singh Deo (qv)
    • Raja Vijay Singh Deo (qv)
    • Rajkumar Keerti Singh Deo, died sp unmarried.
    • Rajkumari Indira Kumari Devi, married February 1975 (div. 1977), Kanwar Karan Vir Singh of Jubbal, and has issue, one son.
    • Rajkumar Ajit Pratap Singh Deo, married to Rajkumarani Kanti Kumari, and has had issue, five daughters and one son.
      • Kumari Ira Singh
      • Kumari Pooja Singh
      • Kumari Manisha Singh
      • Kumari Nisha Singh
      • Kumari Anjali Singh
      • Kumar Hanud Pratap Singh Deo
  • Raja SAMARTHAK SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur, died sp unmarried.
  • Raja VIJAY SINGH Deo, Raja of Udaipur (see above)
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1. "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 556
2. Brother of Raja Kalyan Singh
3. "Indian Annual Register" , N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945