H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh al- Iqtidad Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Kharak Singh Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Kapurthala  born at Kapurthala Fort, August 1850. He was the eldest son of H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh al- Iqtidad Raja-i-Rajgan Raja Sir Randhar Singh Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Kapurthala, GCSI, by his first wife, education in American Presbytarian Mission School, Kapurthala. He became heir apparent with the title of Sri Tikka Sahib Bahadur, 13th September 1852. Appointed as Regent and head of the Kapurthala state administration on his father’s departure for Europe, 15th March 1870. Succeeded on his death, 2nd April 1870. Ascended the “gadi” at the Royal Palace, Kapurthala, 12th May 1870. Formally installed by the Officiating Commissioner and Superintendent of Jalandhar, in the open court of Kapurthala Fort, 13th May 1870. He was forced to accept a three member Council of Administration appointed by the Government of India, after suffering from a mental relapse at Hoshiarpur, 9th May 1874. The Council of Administration proved unworkable and was replaced by a single British Superintendent on 18th April 1875, and he was instructed to play no further part in the administration of the state. He received Prince of Wales’s Gold Medal in 1876 and KIH Gold Medal in 1877. He was Married to  H.H. Rani Anand Kaur Sahiba (died at Kapurthala, 1897), having had issue, an only son:

  • Sri Tikka Jagatjit Singh Sahib Bahadur, who succeeded as H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband Rasikh -al- Iqtidad -i- Daulat -i- Inglishia, Raja -i- Rajagan, Maharaja Sir Jagatjit Singh Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Kapurthala

Death :-

He was died at Bhagsu, near Dharamshala, Kangra District, 3rd September 1877 and his ceremony  at Shalimar Gardens, Kapurthala


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