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 नरसिंहगढ़ के राजा महाराजा रॉयल फैमिली 

Narsinghgarh State Rulers History 

-History of Rulers- (1681-1957)
-Rulers of Narsinghgarh State-

The Royal family of Narsinghgarh is well connected directly and indirectly in relationship with all the important Rajput Royal families of India. The State of Narsinghgarh was carved out of the State of Rajgarh by Paras Ramji, the younger brother of the then Ruler of Rajgarh, Rawat Mohan Singhji in 1681 A. D 

Rawat Paras Ramji (1681-95)
After partition Rawat Paras Ramji named his state after Bhagwan Shri Narsingh (incarnation of God Vishnu), who was his deity and aradhya Dev. Thereafter, he founded the town of Narsinghgarh and transferred his capital there and constructed the temple of his aradhya Dev Shri Narsingh Bhagwan. He built a tank known as Paras Ram Sagar. He was a just and a capable Ruler.

Raja Pratap Singhji (1873-90)
His Highness Raja Pratap Singhji succeeded his grandfather Raja Hanwant Singhji in 1873. He was strong, brave, hardworking and painstaking. He was the first Rajput Ruler to visit England and had the audience with her Majesty Queen Empress Victoria in 1887. The degree of D. C. L. was conferred upon him by the University of Edinburgh.

Raja Pratap Singhji married the niece of His Highness Maharaja Jaswant Singhji of Jodhpur. Raja Pratap Singhji died at the age of 38 without any issue.

Raja Mehtab Singhji (1890-95)
Raja Pratap Singhji was succeeded by his uncle His Highness Raja Mehtab Singhji in 1890, the only surviving son of Raja Hanwant Singhji. His ways were like his father Raja Hanwant Singhji. He toured his state every year and dispensed justice to his subjects on the spot with even-hands.

Raja Arjun Singhji (1895-1924)
Raja Mehtab Singhji died without any issue. The government of India selected His Highness Raja Arjun Singhji aged 9 years from Bhatkhera and installed him as the Ruler of Narsinghgarh. He was educated at Mayo College Ajmer and Daly College Indore and got training at the Imperial Cadet corps at Dehradun. Raja Arjun Singhji had two wives, first one was Princess Shiv Kunwarji of Sailana.

He had a son Prince Vikram Singhji born in 1909 and two daughters, Princess Damyanti Kumaribai Sahiba married to His Highness Mahrawal Girdhar Singhji of Jaisalmer, Princess Hemant Kumaribai Sahiba married to Raja Digvijaichandji of Jubbal (Himachal Pradesh). From the second wife, who was the Rajkumari of Talsana in Gujarat, he had one daughter Princess Basant Kumaribai Sahiba married to Raja Sumer Singhji of Indargarh (Rajasthan).

Maharaja Vikram Singhji (1924-57)
His Highness Maharaja Vikram Singhji succeeded to the throne in 1924 and was installed with full powers in 1929. His first marriage was to be solemnized with the Princess Jeet Kunwarba Sahiba daughter of His Highness Maharao Swaroop Ram Singhji of Sirohi in Rajasthan. But the princess fell ill the very morning of the marriage and just before the marriage ceremony she died.

Thereafter, Maharaja Vikram Singhji married Princess Dev Kumariji daughter of His Highness Mirza Maharao Vijayrajji of Kachchh (Gujarat). He was educated at the Daly College Indore and Mayo College Ajmer. He was a kind hearted and highly respected Ruler and enjoyed a good standing among his brother Princes and Rulers of India. He was dearly loved and respected by his subjects. He was made K. C. I. E. in 1941 by King Emperor George VI of Britain. Maharaja Sir Vikram Singhji K. C. I. E. acceded his state to India before 15th August, 1947 and signed on the merger agreement in April 1948. Thus the State of Narsinghgarh merged into the new State of Madhya Bharat.

Maharaja Bhanu Prakash Singhji (1957)
Son of Maharaj Prabhunath Singhji, uncle of Maharaja Sir Vikram Singhji, was born in June 1929 and adopted by his late Highness Maharaja Sir Vikram Singhji on 19th July 1942. He succeeded to the throne on 17th July 1957. He was educated at the Mayo College Ajmer, Daly College Indore and St. John's College Agra.

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