Smt. Vijayraj Kumari Mewar of Udaipur
Smt. Vijayraj Kumari Mewar of Udaipur has been a pillar of strength and support,
encouraging various philanthropic activities emanating from The City Palace, Udaipur.
Smt. Vijayraj Kumari Mewar of Udaipur had been associated with the development of the Maharana Mewar Public
School in the 1980s. She spent productive years helping the school professionalize
its outlook and educational commitment to the people of Udaipur. Education, and
the ensuing benefits for society, is a subject that is close to her heart.
Hailing from the Royal Family of Kutch, Smt. Vijayraj Kumari Mewar of Udaipur is the younger daughter
of Maharaj Fateh Singhji of Kutch and the grand-daughter of Maharao of Kutch. Educated
in Ooty, in a Franciscan convent, she realized the importance of education and discipline
at a very early age. In the 1960s, she had the opportunity of travelling overseas
and being witness to vast social and economic changes being brought about in Europe
and America. Her belief in Indian values and spirituality was further strengthened
through these travels.
Having settled down in Udaipur, after her marriage to Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar of Udaipur,
Smt. Vijayraj Kumari Mewar of Udaipur continued her quest for personal growth and spiritual upliftment.
She has been associated with the public and private charitable trusts that are maintaining
the ancient temples of Mewar, including the Shree Eklingji Trust. She has always
lent her gracious support to the ongoing developmental activities of these trusts.
Her gracious presence, during the royal festivals, is a source of motivation and
encouragement. In her personal capacity, she has been a devout member of the famous
Bihar School of Yoga and has made significant contributions for the perpetuation
of the School and the teachings of its learned Gurus.
She is the Joint Managing Director of the flagship company Historic Resorts Hotels
For her three children – Ms. Bhargavi Kumari Mewar of Udaipur, Ms. Padmaja Kumari Mewar of Udaipur and Mr. Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of Udaipur – Smt. Vijayraj Kumari Mewar of Udaipur has ensured
a liberal education, a deeply spiritual outlook towards life, and the strength to
uphold the responsibilities that come with their unique status as family-members
of the House of Mewar.