The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Jeypore, Maharaja of; Sri Vikrania Deo Garu

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Jeypore, Maharaja of; Sri Vikrania Deo Garu; belongs to an ancient family owning a zamindari of 11,520 square miles in extent impartible and inalienble, under Act II of 1904; b. 1875; educ: under Dr. J. Marsh of Tanjore; m. e.d. of the Raja of Udaipur, in Chota Nagpur, 1863; has a son and heir, Sri Ramachandra Deo; b. 1893; took charge of Estate, 1895; made Maharajah, 1896: maintains beds in the Madras Gosha Hospital and has contributed largely to charitable purposes; offered a seat on the Madras Legislative Council by Sir Arthur Lawley as representative of the Northern Zamindars of Madras, which he declined, 1910. Address: Jeypore, Yizagapatam District, Madras Presidency, India.