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The Phulkian Dynasty

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1864 - 1887 H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh ul-Itiqad-i- Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Raja Sri Sir Raghubir Singh Rajendra Bahadur, Raja of Jind, GCSI (31.12.1875), CIE (1.1.1878). b. at Bazidpur, 1834, only surviving son of H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja Sri Sir Swarup Singh Bahadur, Raja of Jind, KSI, by his first wife, educ. privately. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Tikka Sahib Bahadur, following the death of his elder brother in 1848. Served alongside his father in his campaigns during the Indian Mutiny 1857-1858. Succeeded on the death of his father, 26th January 1864. Installed by the Lieutenant-Governor in person and attended by the Maharaja of Patiala, the Raja of Nabha, and the Nawab of Malerkotla, Jind Fort, 31st March 1864. Established his principal residence at Sangrur, which he beautified and remodelled, rebuilding the bazaar, constructing gardens, and building temples, water tanks, public buildings and metalled roads. Faced with a seriou rebellion in 1874 within Dadri and other territories recently acquired after the Mutiny, but he took personal command of his forces and subdued the rebels within a month. Contributed a contingent of the state artillery for service during the Kuka outbreak in 1872, and 700 horse, foot and artillery during the Second Afghan War 1878-1879. Councillor of the Empire 1877-1887. Granted the hereditary title of Raja-i-Rajgan 24th May 1881. Colonel-in-Chief Jind Imperial Service Regiment (Suraj Mukhi). Rcvd: Prince of Wales's (1876), and KIH (1877) gold medals. m. (first) H.H. Dadriwale Maharani Sri Sama Kaur Sahiba, daughter of Chaudhuri Jawahar Singh, of Dadri. m. (second) a daughter of Sardar Gian Singh Gill, of Rajamajra. He d. at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 7th March 1887, having had issue, one son and one daughter:
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1887 - 1948 Brigadier H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sri Sir Ranbir Singh Rajendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Jind, GCSI (11.5.1937, KCSI 1.1.1909), GCIE (1.1.1916). b. 11th October 1879, only son of Tikka Sri Balbir Singh Sahib Bahadur, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his grandfather, 7th March 1887. Installed at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 27th February 1888. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 10th November 1899. Cotributed contingents of the state army for service in the Tirah campaign in 1897-1898, the East African campaign of the Great War 1914-1918, Third Afghan War 1919, and the Malaya campaign during the Second World War 1939-1945. A progressive ruler who was greatly interested in education, he built schools and hospitals, established charities for widows and orphans and made primary education free throughout his state. Granted the hereditary titles of Maharaja, 12th December 1911 and Rajendra Bahadur, 1st January 1918. Hon. Lieut-Col British Army 1/1/1918, prom Hon Col 19/6/1926, and Hon Brig 12/1/1943. Colonel-in-Chief Jind State Forces. Granted a permanent salute of 13-guns 18th June 1926 and a local salute of 15-guns 1st January 1921. Celebrated his Diamond Jubilee in March 1947. Signed the Instrument of accession to the Dominion of India, 15th August 1947. Vice-Presdt The Kennel Club of India 1926-1948. Mbr Akal Coll Management Cttee, etc. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar gold medals (1903 and 1911), Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron (1937) and Indian Independence (1948) medals. m. (first) H.H. Maharani Dhelma Kaur Sahiba. m. (second) at Sangrur, 24th September 1900, Maharani Jaswant Kaur Sahiba, née Olive Monalescu, daughter of a Bombay barber of Rumanian ancestry, by his wife, Lizzie (sometime wife of Professor W.A. Parke Van Tassel, an American aeronaut), daughter of a Mr. Colman, pensioned Conductor of the Ordnance Dept., Poona. m. (third) …m. (fourth) 1917, H.H. Maharani Gurcharan Kaur Sahiba, alias Putli, a former dancer of the Patar clan, from Almora. He d. at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 31st March 1948, having had issue, five sons and seven daughters:
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1948 - 1959 H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sri Rajbir Singh Rajendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Jind. b. at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 25th September 1918, eldest son of Brigadier H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sri Sir Ranbir Singh Rajendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Jind, GCSI, GCIE, by his fourth wife, H.H. Maharani Gurcharan Kaur, educ. Recognised as Heir Apparent by the GOI, April 1926. Succeeded on the death of his father, 31st March 1948. Ascended the gadi at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 1st April 1948. Signed the covenant with his fellow rulers forming the Patiala and East Punjab States Union on 5th May 1948, and merged his state into PEPSU effective 20th August 1948 (ceasing to be a sovereign ruler from that date). m. (first) at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 25th January 1939, H.H. Maharani Satinder Kaur Sahiba, KIH Silver Medal (14.8.1947), only daughter of Sardar Umrao Singh, of Manauli, by his wife, Sardarni Gurdial Kaur. m. (second) at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 1942, H.H. Maharani Prithvibir Kaur Sahiba (b. 4th May 1927; d. 7th May 2010), a daughter of his own half-sister, Maharajkumari Dorothy Kaur Sahiba. He d. 7th September 1959, having had issue, five sons and one daughter:
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1959  H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sri Satbir Singh Rajendra Bahadur [Sunny Jind], Maharaja of Jind. b. 6th July 1940, elder son of H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sri Rajbir Singh Rajendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Jind, by his first wife, H.H. Maharani Satinder Kaur Sahiba, KIH, educ. the Doon Sch., Dehra Dun. Succeeded on the death of his father, 7th September 1959. Ascended the gadi at the Sangrur Palace, Jind, 8th September 1959. The GOI amended the Indian Constitution to remove his position as a "ruler" and his right to receive privy-purse payments, 28th December 1971. Rally driver and car racing enthusiast. CEO The Royal Angler. m. (first) (div.) Gay Büg. m. (second) 1978, H.H. Maharani Gita Kaur Sahiba, née Gita Dheer, of New Delhi, daughter of Kanwarani Balbir Kaur, of Ladhran and granddaughter of Raja Gurdit Singh Retgariha of Patiala. He had issue, two sons by his first wife.
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