Randhir Singh of Bharatpur

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Maharaja Randhir Singh (Hindi: महाराजा रणधीर सिंह) (died 1823) was the Jat ruler of princely state Bharatpur and successor of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.


Maharaja Randhir Singh ascended the throne after death of his father Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1805.

Administrative reforms[edit]

Maharaja Randhir Singh tried to improve the state administration in various ways. He abolished the huge army that was creating disturbances and rebels due to delay in payment of salaries in order to maintain peace and reduce taxes in the state.

War against Pindaris[edit]

He helped the British rule to reduce the terror of Pindaris. He ruled Bharatpur princely state for 18 years with harmony and vision.

Construction by the Jat ruler[edit]

He constructed Chhatri and Palace in memory of his father Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

Death and Succession[edit]

He had no son. He died in 1823. His successor was Maharaja Baldeo Singh.

See also[edit]

Randhir Singh of Bharatpur
Sinsiniwar Jat Dynasty
Died: 1823
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Maharaja of Bharatpur
1805–1823 AD
Succeeded by
Maharaja Baldeo Singh