LOCATION: Nepal AREA: xx sq.km. VILLAGES: xx POPULATION: 29,964 (1854) RELIGION: Hindu
TITLE: Rajadhiraja Paramesvara Paramabhattaraka Sri Sri [NAME] Vijayarajye NepalxDYNASTY/LINEAGE: Malla (Newar) ANNEXATION: 13th November 1769
PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Also known as Bakhtapura. Rulers were...
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya VISHWA MALLA, Raja of Bhatgaon fl.1458
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya RAYA MALLA, Raja of
Bhatgaon 1482/1505, married and had issue.
- Rajadhiraja Svarna Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya SVARNA MALLA, Raja of Bhatgaon 1505/1519, famine decimates the population in 1513; married and had issue.
- Rajadhiraja Prana Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya PRANA MALLA, Raja of
Bhatgaon 1519/1547, married and had issue. He died 1547.
- Rajadhiraja Vishwa Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya VISHWA MALLA, Raja of Bhatgaon 1547/1560, he obtains permission from the Raja of Kantipur to establish the image of the Four Narayanas in the four quarters of Pasupatinath temple; married and had issue.
- Rajadhiraja Trailokya Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya TRAILOKYA MALLA, Raja of Bhatgaon 1560/1613, married and had issue.
- Rajadhiraja Jagatjyoti Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya JAGATJYOTI MALLA
[Jagatprakashamalla], Raja of Bhatgaon 1613/1637, he erects an
image of Hanuman in a temple east of the city.
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya NARESHA MALLA [Jyamitramalla], Raja of Bhatgaon 1637/1644, married and had issue.
- Rajadhiraja Jagatprakasha Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya
JAGATPRAKASHA MALLA [Bhupindramalla], Raja of
Bhatgaon 1644/1673, born on or about 10th December 1638 (Magh
25, 1695VE), he was a poet and was also well versed in
the art of music; married and had issue. He died 1673 (Poush,
- Rajadhiraja Sumatijitamitra Malla (qv)
- Kunwar Ugra Malla, known as Mirahmu Juju (Junior King), he was the administrator of Patan during the minority of his nephew, married 1730VE, (name unknown).
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya Sumati JITAMITRA MALLA
[Ranjitamalla], Raja of Bhatgaon 1673/1696, he was an author
of works on astronomy; married Ranidhirani Lalmati, and had
issue. He died 1696 (Bhadra, 1753VE)
- Rajadhiraja Bhupatindra Malla (by Rani Lalmati) (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya BHUPATINDRA MALLA, Raja of Bhatgaon 1696/1722, born Kartik 23, 1731VE (8th/9th November 1674), he was an able administrator and also built many monuments and forts; he was associated with his father in the rule of the Rajya from the time that he came of age and was installed on Bhadra Badi 11, 816 (Nepal Era), and in turn, he associated his son, in the affairs of the administration; married and had issue. He died April 1722.
- Rajadhiraja Ranajita Malla (qv)
- Rajadhiraja Sri Jaya RANAJITA MALLA [Ranjitmalla], Raja of Bhatgaon 1722/1769 and Raja of Patan 1762/1763, born about 1695, he retired to Banaras, India after the annexation of his state; married and had issue.
- Yuvaraj Biranarasimha Malla, died spvp before 1769.
- Kunwar Ajit Simha (by a concubine)
- Kunwar Avadhut Simha (by a concubine)
- Shri Bishnu Dhar Malla, a descendant of the Malla Kings of
Bhaktapur, married Rani Jagat Laxmi, and had issue.
- Shri Jagat Sundar Malla, born 1882 in Khauma, Bhaktapur, educated at Durbar High School in Nepal, then at the Scottish Church School in Kolkata, India, he established a school at Khauma in 1913 where he taught English in Nepal Bhasa, he went to Japan for further education in 1915 with his younger brother, upon his return to Nepal, he was arrested and imprisoned in Darbhanga for one and a half years on the suspicion of being a spy, after his release he continued teaching and writing textbooks, his notable works are English-Nepal Bhasa-English Dictionary, Aesopan Dayekatahgu Bakhan (Nepal Bhasa translation of Aesop's Fables published in 1915), English Grammar in Parbatiya, Gorkhali Angrezi First Book and Nepali Angrezi First Book (Nepal Bhasa), he has been honored as one of the four pillars of the Nepal Bhasa renaissance, died 1952.
- Shri Padma Sundar Malla, born 1890, educated at Michigan
University, graduating in Electrical Engineering in 1916,
employed as an Electrical Engineer with the specific task of
supervising and constructing the Morang Hydro Electric Plant
in Biratnagar. On successful completion he was awarded with
a decoration and property, married Rani Jagat Laxmi Malla,
and had issue. He died 1974.
- Shri Chitra Prakash Malla, Colonel (retd.) Indian Army.
- Shri Tej Prakash Malla, in HM's Government Service in Agriculture (retd.)
- Shri Chatra Prakash Malla, in HM's Government Service in Hospital Administration.
- Rani Bhinda Swari Malla, born 13th February 1935, educated at Saint Helen's Convent, Kurseong (Darjeeling District) India (School Leaving Certificate, Senior Cambridge), Barnard College, Columbia University (Bachelor in Political Science, 1956), the School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University (Masters in International Relations, 1958). Entered the Foreign Service in 1960 after taking written and oral examinations, becoming the first woman to enter the Foreign Ministry, where she served for 33 years. Her first posting was as Second Secretary in the Nepali Embassy in Washington D.C. serving till 1964. Decorations include: Nepalese award by H.M. Late King Birendra, Gorkha Dakshin Bahu II, Trishakti Path, as well as further awards from the U.K., Germany and Spain, Nepal's Ambassador to India, she presented her credentials on 18th April 1988; married June 1965, Rajkumar Dr. Narayan Keshary Shah of Bhirkot, and has issue, two sons.