Colonel H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh-al-Iqtidad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajagan, Maharaja Shri Paramjit Singh Bahadur, Maharaja of Kapurthala was born in 19th May 1892 , He was eldest son of Major-General H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh-al-Iqtidad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajagan, Maharaja Sir Jagatjit Singh Bahadur, Maharaja of Kapurthala, GCSI, GCIE, GBE, by his first wife, H.H. Maharani Habans Kaur Sahiba. His education Cheam School Thatcham, Berkshire, Harrow School, Middlesex, St Paul’s High School, Kensington, London, Lyceé Janson de Sailly, and University  Paris, La Sorbonne, Paris, France. He became heir apparent with the title of Sri Tikka Sahib Bahadur, at birth.He Raised to the title of Sri Tikka Raja Sahib Bahadur and granted the personal style of His Highness (the latter discontinued 1st October 1917). MSC and MEC 1949, president Kapurthala State Council 1939-1944 and 1948-1949 (Vice-president 1944). He Succeeded on the death of his father, 19th June 1949 (confirmed by the Governor-General of India, 8th July 1949). Installed at Jagatjit Palace, Kapurthala, 25th June 1949. Col-in-Chief Kapurthala State Forces 1949 and Hon Col 2nd Kapurthala Paramjit Infantry 1923-1949. He Attended the Coronations of the King-Emperor George V at Westminster Abbey in London 1911, and King-Emperor George VI 1937. He was member of  Royal Automoble Club of France, St Cloud Country Club (Paris), European Cttee of Honour Motor Yacht Club of America 1934, etc.


He received British War and India Service Medals in 1945, Coron Medals in 1911 with Durbar clasp 1911, 1937, Silver Jubilee in 1935, and Indian Independence medals 1948, the Nishan-i-Iftikhar 1st class during civil 1915, and Diamond Jubilee medal in 1937of Kapurthala, GC of the Orders of Civil Merit of Spain (23.10.1928), Glory (Nishan-i-Iftikhar) of Tunis, Star of Rumania (13.8.1936), and the Legion of Honour of France (1950, GO 25.10.1936, Cdr x.6.1934), GO of the Order of the Nile of Egypt (31.3.1924)

Personal Life :-

His first marriage held at Kapurthala on  2nd February 1911 with H.H. Maharani Brinda Devi Sahiba (born at Jubbal, 11th January 1890; died at Woodville Palace, Simla, May 1962), née BrindaMati, education privately at Kapurthala, India, and Paris, France, author of “Maharani: Souvenirs de la Princesse Brinda de Kapurthala” (1956), third daughter of Kanwar Gambhir Chand, of Jubbal, by his second wife. His  second marriage at the Elysee Palace, Kapurthala, 1932, H.H. Tikka Rani Lilavati Devi Sahiba (b. 1912; d. at Chateau Kapurthala, St Helens, Mussoorie, 21st September 1942), from a Rajput family of Kangra. third marriage at the Sikh Gurdwara, London, July 1937, H.H. Maharani Narinder Kaur Sahiba (born at Beckenham, Kent, 13th October 1904; died at St Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi, 23rd February 1984, bur. there at the Prithviraj Road Cemetery), née Astella Alice Mudge, education Coburn Grammar school for Girls, Bow, Guildhall school of Music, and Miss Maclaren’s school of Dancing, London, alias Stella Mudge or Astella Villiers, former dancer with the FoliesBergere in Paris, second daughter of Joseph Mudge, sometime Councillor of Bow and Bromley, and proprietor of the “Earl of Ellesmere” public house, Bethnal Green, by his wife, Emily, Mrs Mudge, MBE, sometime Councillor of Bow and Bromley, daughter of Frederick Denby, from a farming family of Ilkley, Yorks. He died at Chateau Kapurthala, St Helens, Mussoorie, 19th July 1955 (ceremony at Shalimar Gardens, Kapurthala), having had issue, one son and five daughters.

  • Sri Tikka Raja Sukhjit Singh Sahib Bahadur, who succeeded as H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh-al-Iqtidad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajagan, Maharaja Sukhjit Singh, Bahadur, Maharaja of Kapurthala
  • Maharaj kumari Bibiji Indira Devi Sahiba
  • Maharaj kumari Bibiji Sushila Devi Sahiba , later Rani Of Bharatpur
  • Maharaj kumari Bibiji Ourmilla Devi Sahiba , later Kunwar rani of Jubbal
  • Maharaj kumari Bibiji Aas Kaur Sahiba
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