Tuesday, May 12, 2009
A SNAPSHOT ABOUT KHALLIKOTE
KHALLIKOTE & ATAGADA (Zamindari)
AREA: 598 km2 (Khallikote) REVENUE: ?? ACCESSION: ??
AREA: 686 km2 (Atagada) DYNASTY: ? RELIGION: Hindu
STATE: Ganjam Distt. VILLAGES: 238 (Khallikote) VILLAGES: 203 (Atagada)
PRESENT RULER: Rani Saheba V. Sugyani Kumari Deo
born 5th August 1937, daughter of Raja R.V.M. Neeladri Rao, M.A. (Social Work), Diploma in Homeopathy, Diploma in Stenography, Diploma in Interior Decoration, Member of the Orissa Legislative Assembly 19637/1967 and 1974/1980 and 1985/2000, Chairperson of the Women's Welfare Committee 1992/1995, Member of the Senate of Berhampur University 1985/1986, President of the Regional Co-Operative Marketing Society in Khallikote. (Rambha Palace, At/P.O-Rambha, Distt.-Ganjam, Orissa, India)
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Rulers were...
Raja RAGHUNATHA DEVA RANA, married 2 daughters of the Raja of Puri.
Raja VISHVAMBHARA DEVA RANA, married 1stly, a daughter of Raja Rama Kesari Singh of Puri, married 2ndly, a daughter of Amir Singh of Rewah.
Raja RAMACHANDRA DEO
Raja GANGA PERSHAD DEO, married daughter of Maharaja Sivanand Singh of Benares, and had issue.
Raja KIRTHAN DEO (qv)
Raja KIRTHAN DEO, married and had issue.
Raja SHYAM SUNDAR DEO (qv)
Raja SHYAM SUNDAR DEO, married 2 daughters of Ratur Bhibul Singh of Benares, and had issue.
Raja GANGADHAR DEO (qv)
Raja GANGADHAR DEO, married and had issue.
Raja VIKRAMA DEO (qv)
Raja VIKRAMA DEO, married 2 daughters of Mahadeo Singh of Benares.
Raja HARICHARAN SINGH DEO, Chotra Sahib, married the grand-daughter of the Raja of Parla.
Raja KRISHNA SARARAN DEO
Raja BALA KESWARA SINGH Marda Raja Deo, married the daughter of the Raja of Surangi.
Raja Sahib Mehrban-i-Dostan Shri Raja NARAYANA Marda Raja Deo (qv)
Rajkumari (name unknown) [Rani Saheba of Dharakote], married Raja BRAJA SUNDAR SINGH of Dharakote.
Raja Sahib Mehrban-i-Dostan Shri Raja NARAYANA Marda Raja Deo, married 1stly, the daughter of the Raja of Baudh, married 2ndly, a lady of the Routh family, married 3rdly, daughter of Bishwanath Singh of Tekkali, and had issue, 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died aged 53.
Raja Sahib Mehrban-i-Dostan Sri HARIHAR Mardaraj Deo Bahadur (qv)
Daughter1, married Raja RAGHUNATH SINGH of Bali Atagada in Orissa.
Daughter3, married the Raja of Dharakote.
Daughter5, married the Raja of Surangi.
Raja Sahib Mehrban-i-Dostan Sri HARIHAR Mardaraj Deo Bahadur, born 10th July 1872 at Khallikote, succeeded in 1887 as a minor, founder and patron of Khallikote College, married 1stly, 1894, eldest daughter of Babu Brindabhan Chandra Bhanj Deo, Chotra Sahib of Mayurbhanj, married 2ndly, 1895, sister of the first wife, and had issue. He died 1909.
Son (by 2nd wife), born 1898, died aged 8 months.
Son (by 2nd wife), born 1899,
Lt. Raja Bahadur Sri RAMCHANDRA Marda Raja Deo Bahadur (by 2nd wife) (qv)
Rajkumari (name unknown) [Rani Sahiba of Surangi] (eldest daughter), married Raja CHANDRACHUDA MANI Harishchandra Jagadev of Surangi, and had issue, three sons and two daughters.
Lt. Raja Bahadur Sri RAMCHANDRA Marda Raja Deo Bahadur, born January 1900, Raja Saheb of Khallikote as well as Raja Saheb of Atagada and Biridi estates; educated at Newington Institution and Madras Christian College, MLC (Madras), Raja (personal) [cr.1929], hereditary [cr.1934], Raja Bahadur [cr.1936], married Rani Chandra Priya Devi, the only daughter of Lal Saheb Dhiraraj Singh Deo of ‘Nua Pacca II’ (see Seraikella), and had issue, one son.
Raja PURNA CHANDRA Mardaraj Deo (qv)
Raja PURNA CHANDRA Mardaraj Deo, married Rani Saheba V. Sugyani Kumari Deo (qv). He died sp.
Rani Saheba V. Sugyani Kumari Deo (see above)