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Kapurthala Princely State  
(13 gun salute)

 AREA  1,551 km2
 PRIVY PURSE:  270,000 Rs
 ANNEXATION:  20th August 1948
 STATE:  Pepsu (Now Punjab)
 DYNASTY:  Ahluwalia
 RELIGION:  Sikh

  PRESENT RULER: Brig. HH Maharaja Sri SUKHJIT SINGH SahibPRESENT RULER: Brig. HH Maharaja Sri SUKHJIT SINGH Sahib Bahadur, 9th Maharaja of Kapurthala Bahadur, 9th Maharaja of Kapurthala (1955/-) (The Villa Buno Vista, Kapurthala, Punjab, India, and The Chateau, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal, India)
born October 1934, married HH Maharani Geeta Devi and has issue, two daughters (M.K. Gayatri Devi & M.K. Priti Devi and two sons (Tikka Shatrujit Singh and M.K. Amanjit Singh) 

born 16th October 1934 in Kapurthala, educated at Doon School, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, and then attended the Indian Military Academy, (I.M.A.) Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, and was commisioned in 1954, as a Second Lieutenant in the Indian Army, rose to the rank of Brigadier in the Indian Army and won the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC), the second highest gallantry award in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, married 1957 in New Delhi, HH Maharani Geeta Devi, born 21st March 1936, daughter of Darbar Shri ALA VAJSUR KHACHAR of Jasdan, and has issue.

Maharajkumari Gayatri Devi, born June 1959, educated at the Welham Girls High School at Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal; married 24th August 1989 at New Delhi (div. 2001), Mr. Anand Bannerjee. (London, England).

Maharajkumari Preeti Devi, born May 1960, educated at the Welham Girls High School at Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal; married 1stly, 27th December 1987 at New Delhi (div. 1993), Mr. Gautam Thapar, Vice-Chairman of the Thapar Group of Industries, and has issue, a daughter, married 2ndly 20th April 2003 at New Delhi, Mr. Tarun Kataria. (Singapore) Shaira Thapar, born 1992.

 

Tikka Raja Shatrujit Singh, born 27th December 1961, educated at the Doon School, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal and graduated from Hindu College, Delhi University; he is the Chief Representative in Asia for Moet-Hennessy and Group Advisor to the French firm, Louis Vuitton; married 1984 (div.1998), Rajkumari Chandralekha Kumari [Princess Bijou], daughter of Raja Rudra Pratap Singh of Bansi, a Taluqdar in U.P. and has issue, an only child, a son. (B-90 A, Greater Kailash 1, New Delhi, India)

Tikka Rajkumar Suryajit Singh, born 28th May 1990 at New Delhi, who is currently studying at the Doon School, Dehra Doon, Uttaranchal.

Maharajkumar Amanjit Singh, born July 1966, educated at the Doon School, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, died unmarried 10th November 1991 at Chail, Himachal Pradesh, in a hunting accident.

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in 1772. Rulers were....

Dewa Singh, married and had issue.

Badar Singh, married and had issue. He died 1723.

Sardar JASSA SINGH (see below)

Sardar Singh, married and had issue.

Lal Singh, married and had issue.

Mihr Singh

Manna Singh

Gurbaksh Singh, married and had issue.

Kirpal Singh, married and had issue.

Ladha Singh, married and had issue.

Sardar BAGH SINGH (see below)

  1. Sardar JASSA SINGH 1772/1783, born 3rd May 1718 at Ahlu or Ahluwal near Lahore, Sultan-ul-Qaum [cr.1761], leader of the Ahluwalia misl and of the Dal Khalsa, which in 1758 proclaimed the sovereignty of the Sikhs in the Punjab, married and had issue. He died 20th October 1783.
    • Daughter, married Mohan Singh of Fattehabad, died 1777.
    • Daughter, married Mirar Singh of Tungwala.

Sardar BAGH SINGH 1783/1801, born 1748, married and had issue. He died 1801.

    • Sardar FATEH SINGH (qv)
    • Daughter, married Ratan Singh of Behra.

Sardar FATEH SINGH 1801/1837, born 1784, succeeded to the Ahluwalia chiefship in 1801, took part in almost all the early campaigns of Maharaja Ranjit Singh - Kasur 1802/1803, Malva 1806/1808, Kangra 1809, Multan 1818, Kashmir 1819 and Mankera 1821. He fought in the battle of Haidru 1813 and held command in the Bhimbar, Rajauri and Bahawalpur expeditions. In 1806, Fateh Singh acted as the plenipotentiary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and signed the first Anglo-Sikh treaty with Lord Lake. He had bestowed upon him the districts of Dakha, Kot, Jagraoh, Talvandi, Naraingarh and Raipur after his Malva campaigns, he married and had issue. He died October 1837. 

    • Raja NIHAL SINGH (qv)
    • Kanwar Amar Singh, died 28th March 1841 in a boat accident in the Ravi.

Raja NIHAL SINGH 1837/1852, received the towns of Nur Mahal and Kalal Majra, fought on the side of the Sikhs both at Baddoval and 'Alival and was penalized by the British by the confiscation of his territories south of the Sutlej, married and had issue. He died 13th September 1852.

HH Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Sir RANDHIR SINGH Bahadur (see below)

Kanwar Bikrama Singh Bahadur, born 1835 at Kapurthala, C.S.I. [cr.1879], Sardar Bahadur [cr.1858], awarded the Mutiny Medal for his part during the Indian Mutiny, by commanding a Kapurthala contingent, present at the Imperial Durbar in Delhi in 1877, where he was awarded the Kaiser-i-Hind medal, Honourary Magistrate and Honourary Assististant Commissioner for Jullundur District in 1879, President of the Jullundur Municipal Board, founder of the Khalsa Akhbar, founder of the Khalsa Press in Lahore, author of "Upma Sar Granth", founder of the Singh Sabha, married and had issue, two sons and one daughter. He died 8th May 1887 at Jullundur.

Col. Kanwar Pratap Singh Bahadur, born 1871 at Jullundur, K.C.S.I. [cr.1911], C.S.I. [cr.1909], Honourary Magistrate and Civil Judge, Punjab, Honourary ADC to the Maharaja of Kapurthala in 1893, M.L.C. Punjab 1906/1911, Member of the Imperial Legislative Council 1910/1911, founder of the Punjab Chiefs' Association, awarded the Delhi Durbar Silver Medal in 1903, married and had issue, 2 sons. He died 5th December 1911.

Maj. Kanwar Jasjit Singh, born 12th April 1893, educated at Aitchison College, Lahore; Honourary Magistrate for Jullundur District 1915/1943, commissioned as Honourary 2nd-Lt., ILF in 1918, attached to the 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers, served in Afghanistan and the NWF in 1919, where he received the Waziristan medal, promoted to Honourary Lieutenant in 1919, Honourary Captain in 1923, and Honourary Major in 1936, Vice-Chairman of the Jullundur District Board, awarded the Delhi Durbar Silver Medal in 1911, the Silver Jubilee Medal in 1935, and the Coronation Medal in 1937, married 1stly, daughter of the Hon. Buta Singh of Rawalpindi, married 2ndly, daughter of the Jagirdar of Butari in Ludhiana District, and had issue, 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died 29th March 1943.

Capt. Kanwar Prithvijit Singh, born 11th May 1912, educated at Aitchison College, Lahore; Royal Military College, Sandhurst; commissioned as a 2nd-Lieut, IA (KCIO) in 1932, attached to the 1st Battalion, 7th Rajput Regiment in 1934, married Bibi Surjit Kaur, daughter of Sardar Dwarka Nath Singh, Minister, Kapurthala State, and had adopted issue. He died 1943 at Lucknow. 

Kanwar Shri Vishvjit Prithvijit Singh (son of Kanwar Ranjit Singh - see below, adopted by Kanwarani Surjit Kaur, widow of Kanwar Prithvijit Singh), born 29th October 1946, educated at  Doon School, Dehra Dun; Member of Parliament, India (Rajya Sabha) 1982 to 1988 and 1988 to 1994, married 8th May 1989, Kumari Vijay Thakur (Kanwarani Vijay Thakur Singh), Diplomat (Indian Foreign Service), daughter of Late Justice, Thakur Hira Singh of the Himachal High Court. 

Kanwar Manjit Singh, born 1918, educated at Scindia Sardar's School, Gwalior; Hon. Lieut. ILF (1945), married and had issue, 2 sons. He died 1962.

Kanwar Chandrajit Singh, born 25th December 1946, Businessman.

Kanwar Aniljit Singh, born 15th August 1950 at Jalandhar, educated at Modern School, Jalandhar; Queen Mary College, London (B.Sc.); Imperial College, London (M.Sc.); Berkbeck College, London (M.Sc.); Computer Scientist, Businessman, married 7th November 1985 in London, Miss Padma Bisram, daughter of Mr. Balram Bisram (Civil Servant, UK), and has issue, 1 son.

Kanwar Amarjit Singh, born 14th June 1989 in London. Attended St. Johns Beaumont College, Old Windsor. Attended Theatre Royal Acting School for three years in Windsor. Presently being educated at Charterhouse School, UK.  

Kanwar Ranjit Singh, born 1922, educated at Scindia Sardar's School, Gwalior; married and had issue, 1 son. He died 1953.

Kanwar Shri Vishvjit Prithvijit Singh (adopted by Kanwarani Surjit Kaur, widow of Kanwar Prithvijit Singh – see above), born 29th October 1946, educated at  Doon School, Dehra Dun; Member of Parliament, India (Rajya Sabha) 1982 to 1988 and 1988 to 1994, married 8th May 1989, Kumari Vijay Thakur (Kanwarani Vijay Thakur Singh), Diplomat (Indian Foreign Service), daughter of Late Justice, Thakur Hira Singh of the Himachal High Court. 

Kumari Uma Devi, married Lt.-Gen. Daulat Singh IA (KCIO), born 4th January 1911 at Lahore, died 22nd November 1963 in a helicopter crash at Poonch, son of  Col. Wazir ud-Daula, Rai Bahadur Dina Nath, and had issue, 3 sons and 1 daughter.

            • Jitendra Daulat Singh, Diplomat (Indian Foreign Service), educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; and at Cambridge, UK; Former Indian Ambassador to Norway. married Renuka Singh, daughter of Brigadier Shiv Dayal Singh IA, and has issue, 1 son and 1 daughter.
            • Surendra Daulat Singh, born 4th June 1942, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; and St Stephens College, Delhi B.A. (Hons. in History); former Banker (BBME, Grindlays etc.), C.E.O. Executive Search (GKR. Daulat-Singh), married 6th October 1967, Purnima Bawa, daughter of late Bawa Gyan Singh of Lahore, and has issue, 1 son and 2 daughters.
            • Vijayendra Daulat Singh, born 13th June 1946 at Delhi, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; passed out at Bishop Cotton School (Ibbetson House), Simla in 1963; St Stephens College, Delhi; Chairman of the Institute of Technology and Management, Gurgaon; married 16th April 1976, Hareena Singh, daughter of Late Col. Gurbaksh Singh, and has issue, 2 sons and 1 daughter.
            • Chandrika Devi, born 19th February 1939 at Indore, educated at Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls' Public School, Jaipur; Lady Irwin College, New Delhi; married 13th December 1958, Ganesh Saran Mehra, and has issue, 3 sons and 1 daughter.

Kanwar Madanjit Singh, born 1898, died 1930.

Hon. Raja Sir Daljit Singh, born 7th December 1882 at Kapurthala, educated at Aitchison College, Lahore; K.B.E. [cr.1919], C.S.I. [cr.1911], Honourary Magistrate for Jullundur District, M.L.C. Punjab 1913/1915, Member of the Imperial Legislative Council at Calcutta 1913/1915, Member of the Council of State 1915/1917, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir State 1917/1921, awarded the Delhi Durbar silver medal in 1911, married Rani  Jasbir Kaur [Lady Daljit Singh], born September 1886 at Hansa, Ludhiana, died December 1938, daughter of Sardar Hardit Singh of Hansa, and had issue, 2 sons. He died 6th November 1946.

Rajkumar Atamjit Singh, born 1900, educated at Aitchison College, Lahore; commissioned in 1925 as Second Lieutenant in the Indian Army, married and had issue, one son. He died 1925.

Kanwar Satyajit Singh, born 28th December 1922 at Jullundur, educated at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla; and St Stephen's College, Delhi; agriculturist and Shakespearean actor, married Kumari Kamini Devi [Kanwarani Kamini Satyajit Singh], born 12th April 1928, died 6th October 1999, daughter of Ishwar Das Mahendru of Multan, and had issue, 1 son and 1 daughter. He died 22nd November 1980 at Lucknow.

Kanwar Mukuljit Singh, born 6th October 1961, educated at Colvin Taluqdars' College, Lucknow and Lucknow University; Secretary of the Tiger Haven Society, Rifle Shooting Champion, married 19th October 1996, Kumari Pragya Devi, [Kanwarani Pragya Singh], daughter of  Colonel Ranbir Singh Chouhan, and has issue, one son.

Samarjit Singh, born 1997.

Kumari Bani Kaur, born 14th September 1965, married 29th November 1987, Harjit Singh Ahuja, C.E.O. Forbes, Mumbai; son of Brigadier Gurdial Singh Ahuja, and has issue, two daughters.

              • Anahita Kaur Ahuja, born 1989.
              • Anandita Kaur Ahuja, born 1991.

Raja Padamjit Singh, born 1909, educated at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla; and  Aitchison College, Lahore; married Padma [Kunwarani Padamjit Singh], daughter of Sardar Bahadur Kishan Singh Rais of Fatehabad, and had issue, 3 daughters. He died 9th January 1971.

Rajkumari Lalita Kumari, born 1932, educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Shimla; and at St Bedes College, Shimla; married Lt.-Gen. Inderjit Khanna, served in the Indian Army (4th Guards), and has issue, 2 daughters.

            • Kumari Ilika Nandini, born 1961, married Sardar Jagdeep Singh Mann, son of Sardar Charanjiv Singh Mann of Kot Shera. 
            • Kumari Shailaja Nandini, born 1964.

Rajkumari Anita Singh, born 1939, educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Shimla; and at St Bedes College, Shimla; founder of the Indian Music Society, Member of the Kapurthala Heritage Trust, Member of the Governing Council of the Punjabi Academy for the Government of Delhi, Member of the Governing Council of the National Media Centre, Member of the Governing Council of the Punjab Sangeet Natak Academy, Advisor on Culture and Heritage in the Government of Punjab, married (div.) Colonel Jitinder Chaudhary, and has issue, a daughter.

            • Kumari Haripriya, born 27th August 1964, married Sardar Govind Singh Mann, son of Sardar Brijendra Pal Singh Mann of Manawala, Agriculturist, and has issue, 3 sons.

Rajkumari Rama Singh, born 1941, educated at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Shimla; and at St Bedes College, Shimla; married Mohindar Puri, President of the Punjab, Haryana and Delhi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, President of Mohindar Puri and Co., and had issue, one son.

            • Ambuj Puri, born 1980, died 1992 at Shimla.

Daughter (elder), married Sardar Amar Singh of Patiala, and had issue, 4 daughters.

Daughter (younger), married Sardar Devinder Singh of Gurdasar, and had issue, 2 sons and 1 daughter.

        • Sardar Brijnandan Singh
        • Sardar Prithinandan Singh, Inspector General of Police Kashmir (retd.)
        • Bibi Sukhnandan Kaur, married Dr. P.C. Hoon of the Doon School Dehra Dun, and had issue, 3 sons and 1 daughter.

Kanwar Suchet Singh, born 1837, married and had issue. He died 1901.

The Hon. Raja Sardar Charanjit Singh, born 1883, Raja [cr.1932], married and had issue. He died 1970.

Rajkumar Ajit Singh, born 18th April 1901, educated at Harrow 1915/1918.

Rajkumar Sarabjit Singh, born 3rd August 1902, educated at Eton.

Rajkumar Ripjit Singh, born c1907, married Naina Devi (Nilina Sen), died November 1993 aged 76, grand daughter of Maharishi Keshub Chandra Sen, and had issue. He died 1949.

Nilika Ripjitsingh

Kanwar Karanjit Singh

Reena Ripjitsingh

Kanwar Ratanjit Singh, married Kanwarani Pronoti Devi, daughter of Sailen Prasad Barooah, an aristrocrat from the foremost and renowned family of Assam (Jorhat).

HH Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Sir RANDHIR SINGH Bahadur 1852/1870, G.C.S.I., born March 1831, married 1stly, Rani ......, died 1853, married 2ndly, Rani ....., died 1857 and had issue. He died 2nd April 1870.

HH Raja-i-Rajgan KHARAK SINGH (see below)

Hon. Raja Sir Harnam Singh , born 15th November 1851, K.C.I.E. [cr.1899], C.I.E. [cr.1885], Raja [cr.1907], managed Kapurthala Estates in Oudh for 18 years, Member of Council of Governor-General of India and of Legislative Council of Punjab, Member of the Hemp Drugs Commission 1893/94, Honorary Life Secretary of the British India Association of Taluqdars of Oudh, Fellow of Punjab University, Member of Council of State for India, married 1875, Kanwar Rani Sahiba and had issue.

Raja Sir Maharaj Singh , born 17th May 1878, C.I.E. [cr.1915], Kt. [cr.1933], educated at Harrow 1891/1896 and at Balliol College, Oxford (B.A. 1900, M.A. 1910), Bar Middle Temple 1902, appointed Deputy Collector, United Provinces, India 1904, Assistant Registrar, Co-operative Credit Societies 1908 (Officiating Registrar 1909/10), Assistant Secretary, Department of Education 1911, Senior Assistant Secretary 1915, Magistrate and Collector 1917, Secretary to Government of United Provinces 1919, Deputy Secretary to Government of India 1920, Deputy Commissioner United Provinces 1923, Chief Minister of Jodhpur State 1931, Agent to Government of India in South Africa 1932, Member of the Executive Council in UP 1935/1937; married February 1918, Rani Gunwati Maya Das and had issue. He died 6th June 1959 in Lucknow.

Raja Ranbir Singh, born 11th June 1919, educated at Bishops School in South Africa and Balliol College, Oxford. A diplomat for the Indian government serving as a Charge D’Affaires in Tokyo, Cairo, The Hague and Dublin, married Catherine Till, and had issue. He died June 1996 in New Delhi.

Raja Jai Singh, educated at Harrow School, living in Florida, USA . 

Rajkumar Pratap Singh, educated at Harrow School, living in Bath, England, married and has issue, 1 son and 1 daughter. 

Rajkumari Xenia Ranbirsingh, engaged January 2005 to the Hon. Thomas Philip Watson, born 1958, son of the late 3rd Baron Manton and of Mary Baroness Manton (#1).

Rajkumari Prem Kaur, living in Lucknow, India, married and has issue

          • Arun Seth
          • Arati Seth

Rajkumar Mahinder Singh, living in Chandighar, Punjab, India, married and has issue.

Pria Kaur

Rajkumar Jasbir Singh, married and had issue.

Kunwar Arjan Singh [Billy], born 15th August 1917 in Gorakhpur, a well known conservationist, he was awarded the 28th J. Paul Getty Wildlife Conservation Prize on 4th Feb 2005, organised by WWF-India, in "recognition of his outstanding contributions to the protection of tigers and the Dudhwa reserve". Author of (amongst others), Tara: The Tigress (1981), The Legend of the Man-Eater (1993), Tiger Haven (1998), Prince of Cats (2001) and Watching India's Wildlife (2004).

Rajkumar Raghbir Singh, educated at Harrow 1890/1894.

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, born 2nd February 1889 in Lucknow, educated in England, Member of the Lok Sabha 1952/1957, Union Minister of Health 1947/1957, Union Minister of Health and Communications 1951/1952, Member of the Rajya Sabha 1957/1964, Secretary to Mahatma Gandhi for 16 years; President of the World Health Assembly 1950 and the International Red Cross Conference, New Delhi 1957; Founder-Member and Chairman, Managing Body of Indian Red Cross Society, died unmarried, 10th February 1964.

    • Daughter, born 1850.
    • SON (by 2nd wife), died aged 2 months.

 

HH Raja-i-Rajgan KHARAK SINGH 1870/1877, born August 1849, married and had issue. He died 5th September 1877.

Col. HH Farzand i-Dilband Rasikhul-Itiqad Daulat-i-Inglishia Raja-i-Rajgan Maharaja Sir JAGATJIT SINGH Bahadur 1877/1949, born 24th November 1872, assumed full ruling powers in November 1890, K.C.S.I. [cr.1897], G.C.S.I. [cr.1911], G.C.I.E. [cr.1921], G.B.E. [cr.1927], Maharaja [cr.1911], awarded a salute of 13 guns (15 guns personal), Honorary Colonel of the 45th (Rattreys' Sikhs) in the Indian Army, and was promoted to be a Brigadier early in 1943, awarded the Grand Cross of Legion of Honour of France [1924], Grand Cordon of of Order of the Nile, and Grand Cross of Orders of Cuba, Chile, Peru and Morocco, Representative of the League of Nations Assembly in 1926, 1927 and 1929, appointed Up-Rajpramukh of PEPSU, married 1stly, 16th April 1886, HH Maharani Harbans Kaur, daughter of Mian Ranjit Singh Guleria of Poprola, married 2ndly, a Katoch Rajput lady from Kangra, married 3rdly, a Rajput lady from Bushahr, died sp 1959 in Kapurthala, married 4thly, Rani Kanari, married 5thly, 28th January 1908 (div), Maharani Prem Kaur [née Anita Delgado], born Malaga, Spain, died 7th July 1962, married 6thly, 1942, Maharani Tara Devi [née Evgenia Grosupova], daughter of a Czech Count and Nina Grosupova, an actress, commited suicide by jumping off the Qutub Minar in Delhi, and had issue. He died 19th June 1949. 

HH Maharaja PARAMJIT SINGH (by Maharani Harbans Kaur)(see below)

Maharajkumar Mahijit Singh (by Maharani Harbans Kaur), born June 1893, Manager of the Kapurthala estate in Oudh, Minister of Government in U.P. of Agra and Oudh, married Maharajkumari Anar Devi of Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, and had issue. He died 1932. 

Rajkumari Usha Devi [later Rani Usha Devi of Dada-Siba], born 25th October 1919 in Kapurthala, married the late Raja Harmahendra Singh of Dada-Siba in Kangra, died May 2000, and had issue. She died 3rd October 2004 at New Delhi.

Lt.Col. Maharajkumar Amarjit Singh (by the Katochni Rani), born 5th August 1893, C.I.E. [cr.1935], educated at Oxford College (Master of Arts), Vice-President of the State Council and Household Minister to the Maharaja. He served in the Indian Army in France from 1914 to 1916 and was promoted to the rank of Lt. Col. in the Indian Army in 1943, married Rani Sonia, died 4th July 1947. He died September 1944 in Srinagar.

Maharajkumar Karamjit Singh (by Rani Kanari), born 1896 at Kapurthala, educated at Harrow 1910/1913 and in France, appointed Vice President of State Council in 1944, married 1928, Maharajkumari Sita Devi, born 1915, died 2002 in New Delhi, daughter of Raja Uday Raj Singh of Kashipur, and had issue. He died 7th June 1967.

Rajkumar Shri Arun Singh, born 29th August 1944, B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Cantab), educated at Doon School, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, passing out in 1960, graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University in 1964, Member of the Rajya Sabha 1984/1988, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister 1984/1985, Union Minister of State, Department of Defence Research and Development, 1985/1987; married Shrimati Kunwarani Nina Singh and has issue, 2 sons and 1 daughter. (St. Helen’s Cottage, Mussoorie, Uttar Pradesh, India)

Kumari Devaki Kaur, born 1968 at New Delhi. 

Kanwar Hanut Singh, born 1970, married 1999 at New Delhi, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bhalla.

Rajkumar Martand Singh, born 1947 at Kapurthala, educated at Doon School, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, passing out in 1963, graduated from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University in 1967.

Maharajkumar Ajit Singh (by Anita), born 26th April 1908, educated at Cambridge University and at the Military Academy, Dehra Dun. Assistant to the Indian Trade Commissioner in Argentina, died sp 1982.

HH Rani Amrit Kaur (by Rani Kanari), born 1904, married 8th February 1923, Maj. HH Raja Sir JOGINDER SEN Bahadur of Mandi, and had issue. She died 1948.

HH Maharaja PARAMJIT SINGH 1949/1955, born 18th May 1892, educated at Harrow 1906/1907, granted the title of Tikka Raja by the British authorities, President of the State Council, Colonel-in-Chief of the Paramjit Infantry, married 1stly, HH Maharani Brinda Devi of Jubbal, born 11th January 1892 in Jubbal, died May 1962 at Woodville Palace, Simla, married 2ndly, in 1932, (a Rajput lady from Kangra, died aged 21), married 3rdly, July 1937, Maharani Narinder Kaur [née Stella Mudge aka Beady], born 13th October 1904 in Carlton, Kent, died 23rd February 1984 in Delhi, and had issue. He died 1955.

Maharajkumari Indira Devi (by Maharani Brinda), born 1912 at Kapurthala, died unmarried 1979 in Ibitza, Spain.

Maharajkumari Sushila Devi (by Maharani Brinda), born 14th December 1918 at Kapurthala, married January 1942 (div. 1958), Raja Giriraj Saran Singh of Bharatpur, and had issue. She died 1974 in Simla. 

Maharajkumari Ourmilla Devi (by Maharani Brinda) [Rajkumar Rani Ourmilla Devi of Jubbal], born 29th November 1919 at Kapurthala, married Lt.-Col. Rajkumar Birendra Singh of Jubbal.

Maharajkumari Ash Kaur (by second wife), born October 1933 at Kapurthala, married 1958 (div.), Mr. Hari Bhagat of New Delhi, and has issue. 

      • Prithvi Raj Singh Bhagat, born 1959.

Brig. HH Maharaja Sri SUKHJIT SINGH Sahib Bahadur (by second wife)

Brig. HH Maharaja Sri SUKHJIT SINGH Sahib Bahadur (see above)

The assistance of Kanwar Uday Singh of Jubbal is gratefully acknowledged, April 2005.
The assistance of Kanwar Vishvjit Singh of Kapurthala, regarding the family of Kanwar Bikrama Singh, is gratefully acknowledged, June 2005.

 

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