Maharaj Rana Sir Uday Bhan Singh Of Dholpur, GCIE (1.1.1931), KCSI (1.1.1918), KCVO (17.3.1922), was born at Dholpur on 12th February 1893, He was the second son of Major H.H. Maharajadhiraja Sri Sawai Maharaj Rana Nihal Singh, Maharaj Rana of Dholpur, CB, by his first wife, H.H. Maharani Habans Kaur Sahiba, was done there education from Mayo College, Ajmer, and with the Imperial Cadet Corps, Dehra Dun. He was the succeeded on the death of his elder brother, 29th March 1911. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 9th October 1913. Granted a personal salute of 17-guns, 1st January 1921. Honorary Major. IA 1/1/1921 then he was promoted Hononey Lieut- Colonel 24/10/1921, Hononey ADC to the Prince of Wales during his Indian tour 1921-1922. Hononey Colonel 1st battalion., 143rd Narsingh (Dholpur State) Infantry, IA 10/1/1919, Col-in-Chief 1st Patiala infantry (Rajendra Sikhs). Delegate to the Indian Round Table Conference in London 1931. Signed the instrument of accession to the Dominion of India, 1947. Entered into a covenant with his fellow rulers to form the United State of Matsya on 28th February 1948, by which his state merged with that union effective from 17th March 1948 (when he ceased to enjoy any sovereign powers). Installed as Rajpramukh of the Matsya Union. Consented to a further co venant creating the Greater Rajasthan union on 10th March 1949, by which his state merged with that union effective on 15th May 1949. Author of “Eastern Light of Sanasan Culture ” (1946), also he was the president of General Council of Mayo College , Ajmer 1931-1932 & 1941-1942, and the All-India Sanatan Dharm Sabha (Lahore) 1924. Pro-Chancellor of the Chamber of Princes 1936.

Maharaj Rana Sir Uday Bhan Singh Of Dholpur was received Delhi Durbar gold (1911), Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron. (1937) and Indian Independence (1947) medals.He was married in April 1911 with H.H Maharani Malvender Kaur Sahiba (bork 15th January 1893; died 12th December 1981), daughter of Sardar Shamsher Singh, of Badrukhan, in Jind state. He waa died at Dholpur, 22nd October 1954.

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