Dhenkanal Princely State

DhenkanalDynasty: Bhoi Vamsha
Emblem: Fish
Area: 1463sq miles
State status: 1894 Sanand
No. of Salute:

Longitude: 20 degree 30 and 21degree 1 inch North and
Latitude: 85degree 15’ and 86 degree 5’
State Boundary: North by PalLahara & Keonjhar feudatory and Sukinda Zamindari in the Cuttack District, West by Angul district ans states of Hindol and Talcher. South by Baramba, Tigiria and Athagarh and by Balarampur, Madhupur, Darpani, Kalkala and Dalijor Zamindaris in the Cuttack District on the East.
Present Status: Head quarter of Dhenkanal District
Distance from Bhubaneswar: 90 Km ( approx)

Present Raja

Raja Kamakshya Prasad Singhdeo Mahendra Bahadur is the 18th designated King of Dhenkanal royal family. He is a very learned person and served Indian Army. He was awarded Ati Visisth Seva Medal ( ASVM) for his distinguished work in the Army. He has served as cabinet minister in the Union Govt and also positioned in different important posts in Govt and Public life. He is a Congress Leader and also positioned as the PCC Chief in the state of Odisha.
Born on 6th August 1941 KP singdeo has completed graduation in Geology. Elected 1st time to Rajya Sabha in 1972 and to the 7th, 8th, 10th , 11th and 13th Loksabha. 
He has Commissioned in the Territorial Army in the Regiment of artillery and fought in 1971 Indo-Pak war Operation Cactus); qualified as 1st paratrooper of the Territorial Army in 1986, commanded the Territorial Army contingent in the  Republic Day Parade, 1976; qualified instructor in Army School of Mechanical Transport, 1976 and Infantry School, Mhow 1976; qualified as the 1st Asian as International Umpire in Rowing 1981; conducted 9th Asian Games as umpire in 1982, World Championship in 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989; Asian Games 1982, 1986, 1990 and 1994; Olympic Games 1984, 1988; Chef De Mission, India Contingent to Olympics 1988; married 6th May 1962, Rani Savitri Devi (Krishna Devi), daughter of HH Maharaja Pratap Kesari Deo of Kalahandi, and his wife, HH Maharani Kasturika Mohini Devi, and has issue, two sons and three daughters.

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