This is a blog from Cooch Behar, India with diversified random topics on 'time' 'short story' 'history of Cooch Behar and north bengal as a whole' etc.I blog for what i feel worthy to blog,don't like to be prisoned in one predefined category, lest my creativity restricted.
Princess Uttara,The Last of Cooch Behar Royals
The last of direct family member of 'the great Narayana dynasty, who ruled the erstwhile kingdom of Cooch Behar Princess Uttara., Daughter of prince IndrajitendraNarayan and Rani Kamala,elder sister of last crowned king Virajendra Narayan.Now Maharani of Kota, Rajasthan.Seen talking with guests, at her ladies tea party on the eve of Navaratri festivals,at Kota.
In her teens
An erudite royal lady, done her graduation with a specialty in English literature. Wife of a multifaceted, historian, actually a very big man Maharaja. B. R. Sing of Kota.She is the last surviving person in the world who can claim the COB palace of her own. Pray to Madan Mohan for a long, healthy, peaceful life of her.
The ritual of SAADH or wish performed according to Hindu Bengali rites for pregnant women.Mainly from the parental side. The first is performed on the fifth month of pregnancy,the Panchammrita. Second on the seventh month the Saptammrita. These two are mainly for wishing the well beings of the would be mother and her unborn child. Has to observe rules according to the religion. Requires priests to conduct the whole episode. This is totally a female ritual,males has no role except for arranging the materials for it. The main ritual is performed on the ninth month of pregnancy. When menus, as per the SAADH or wish of the pregnant woman is served to her. New cloths are given to her.To the fulfillment of her wish. Hundreds of years ago, when the ritual was came in vogue had a different meaning. Seriousness of that meaning has almost faded now. Thanks to the advancement of medical science.It has become a joyful ritual now. Think, the problems of child birth of just a hundred year ago? The…
She is the last living member of ruling ancient Narayana dynasty of Cooch Behar.It will be much unfortunate that after her the direct linkage with the dynasty,will be extinct. Daughter of prince Indrajitendra Narayan ; and princess Kamala of Pithapuram.She is the present Rani Sahiba of Kota, Rajasthan, w/o multifaceted human Maharaja Brijraj Sing of Kota.
Seen greeting the invitees of her ladies party on the eve of Navarati festival 2013, at Kota,with her daughter-in law Kalpanadevi
Marriage of Maharajkumar Yeaswant Rao pawar Of Dewas withMaharaj Kumari Menaka Devi of Cooch BeharDated:- 19-02-1942, Thursday It was a whole eight day state celebration
at CB. From the 17th
Feb 1942, morning up to 24th Feb 9pm. Honoured guests and relatives,
started pouring in to CB; 2/3days in advance. Your Jaipur mashima and meso
landed CB in a private plane. Amongst other dignitaries were Prince Uday Sing Rao Gakewad, Prince of Pithpuram, Thakur Saheb of Achral , Raja
Yeshwanta Sing, Nawab Nijamuddin ,Lieutenat NawabJada Mustafa Khan, Nawab Jada
Ahmmad Khan, Maharaj Kumari Bimala Raje,
princess Usha Raje, Begum Mohammad Umar, Begum Nijamuddin, Miss Abdul
Jabbar,Begum Ahammd Khan,and many others from brides side.The Groom’s party consisted two sisters of groom Srimanta Maharajkumari
Alakananda baisahib Maharaj, Srimanta Maharaj kumarasoubhagyabati Indira Raje
Maharaj, Srimanta Dhairyashib Rao Pawar of Dhar state, Srimanta Sardar Lakshman
Rao Pawar Ghorpade Kapsi, revenue …