RajkumarMartand Singh Of Kapurthala was born at Kapurthala in 10th February 1947. He was done there education from the Doon School, Dehradun, and St Stephen’s College, Delhi (BA 1973). Textile designer and conservationist. Author of “Saris of India” (1996), and editor of “Tradition and Beyond – Handcrafted Indian Textiles” (2001) and “Saris: Tradition and Beyond” (2010). Historical Consultant “The Heart of India” (2002). Chair INTACH UK Trust 1993-2011. Vice-Chair Pacific Asian Travel Association (PATA), Cultural Heritage Award Committee , etc. Sec Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) 1984. Co-Founder Jaisalmer Heritage Trust. Trustee Mehrangarh Museum (Jodhpur) 1993. Dir Calico Museum of Textiles. Art Consultant to UNDP 1995. Member Editorial Board of Public Archaeology, All India Handicraft & Handlooms Board, Handicrafts & Handloom Export Corp, Crafts Museum, etc.

Rajkumar Martand Singh Of Kapurthala was received Padma Bushanin 15.8.1986. He was died from pancreatic cancer, at a hospital in New Delhi in 25th April 2017.

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