Discouraged by her parents, she ran away from home at age six, trying to reach Mathura.
Sita Devi first married M. Apparao Bahadur, Zamindar of Vuyyuru. It was also reported he was the second richest Indian prince. The Gaekwad was mesmerised by Sita Devi. The lovers consulted with his legal team.
The lawyers recommended that the Hindu Sita Devi convert to Mohammedanism. She embraced Islam only to then adopt Hinduism once again.
The Gaekwad took her as his second wife inwhich caused consternation with the British authorities, as this violated the antibigamy laws that the previous Gaekwad of Baroda enacted. The latter argued that the law applied to the subjects of Baroda, and that he being their monarch was exempt from this law.
This was confirmed by the Viceroy's legal advisers. The British government accepted the marriage, but didn't refer to the Maharani as "Her Highness" as was the protocol for the consorts of rulers of princely states.
The reason for their visit was to find a suitable residence away from India. They bought a mansion in Monte Carlo and the Maharani took up permanent residence there.
The Maharani became the custodian of these treasures.
They went on a spending spree, buying all types of luxurious items. Indian officials audited the principality's finances. They concluded the Gaekwad had taken several large interest-free loans from the Baroda treasury. They demanded that these be returned.
The princely couple also had custody of the Empress Eugenie diamond. When Baroda was integrated into the newly independent IndiaIndian officials were eventually able to recover some of the items, but some of the jewels had been transferred to the Maharani's ownership.
The two sisters,Sita Devi and Shanta Devi from whose work a selection is now translated and offered to the English-reading public are daughters of Sri Ramananda Chatterjee, the well-known publicist. haley The Rani of Mirzapuram, after her marriage with the Maharaja of Pithapuram, had a daughter and her name was Sita Devi. So what, you ask?? She was amazing! If you wanted to find out how a princess is meant to live, she is basically the handbook for it. Shanti Devi (11 December – 27 December ) was born in Delhi, India. As a little girl in the s she began to claim to remember details of a past life. The case was brought to the attention of Mahatma Gandhi who set up a commission to investigate; a report was published in
Years after the Maharani's death some of the precious items were discovered. In the pearl carpet was found in a Geneva vault.Shanta Devi is the author of হিন্দুস্থানী উপকথা ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews)3/5(2). Sita Devi: A Legendary Mithila Artist February 11, • Art In conjunction with Saffronart’s upcoming auction of Indian Folk & Tribal Art, Nishad Avari shares a note on Sita Devi, one of the most important and celebrated Mithila artists.
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