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Bijapur (Jagir)

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DynastyKatoch
StateHimachal Pradesh
ReligionHinduism
Hindi Nameबीजापुर
Also known asVijaipur

Short History

The four sons of Mian Narpat Chand inherited equal shares of their fathers estate. One of the sons died without issue, and his share was resumed by the state. The other three lines continued till Maharaja Ranjit Singh, overran Kangra and confiscated all.

Predecessors

  • Mian NARPAT CHAND, a nephew or uncle of Raja Bhim Chand of Kangra, ruled 1690/1697; he was granted the jagir of Bijapur worth 20,000Rs; married and had issue, four sons.
    • Mian Prag Chand (qv)
  • Mian PRAG CHAND, married and had issue.
    • Mian Agar Chand (qv)
  • Mian AGAR CHAND, married and had issue. He died 1732.
    • Mian Nigahi Chand (qv)
  • Mian NIGAHI CHAND, married and had issue. He died 1796.
    • generation or two
      • Mian Molak Chand (qv)
  • Mian MOLAK CHAND, born 1833, he was restored only to a part of his jagir, worth 2,000Rs; he took no part in the rebellion raised by Raja Pramodh Chand, and was rewarded with a confirmation of his possession of the jagir in perpetuity; married and had issue. He died 1874.
    • Mian Mordhaj Chand (qv)
  • Mian MORDHAJ CHAND, born 1853, he served as a Provincial Darbari; married and had issue. He died 1887.
    • Mian Devi Chand (qv)
  • Mian DEVI CHAND, born 1881, 12th Viceregal Darbari of Kangra District, magistrate of the first class, married and had issue.
    • Kanwar Mehr Chand
    • Kanwar Durga Chand
    • Kanwar Raghbir Chand

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