King Narendra Shah retiring from the Crown

King Narendra Shah retiring from Crown

History of Tehri King Narendra Shah -93

History of Tehri Kingdom (Tehri and Uttarkashi Garhwal) from 1815 –1948- 285

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) – 1533

Due to Suman being martyred the People were against the King Narendra Shah. There was no such respect for the King in the hearts of Tehri Garhwal people as it used to be for the crown. The Reform agitation was speeding up in Tehri. On 26th May 1946, Narendra Shah declared his retirement from the Crown ship.

Narendra Shah handed over the crown to his eldest son Manvendra Shah on Vijayadashmai- 5th October 1946.

Manvendra Shah was the son of younger queen Indumati but used to be called as ‘Adopted son of Eldest Queen Kamlendu Shah. .

Death of King Narendra Shah in motor accident -

On 4th February 1934, the younger queen Indumati died in a motor accident near Meerut. The king Narendra Shah was going to Tehri from Narendra Nagar, the motor got in an accident and Narendra died in an accident there in 1949. He died at the age of 52.

By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)

-Dabral S.P. Tehri Garhwal Rajya ka Itihas Bhag 2 (new edition), Veer Gatha Press, Dogadda, (1999) page 80

2- Karmabhumi 1st October r 1946

3- Bhakta Darshan, Suman Smriti Grantha p 257-58

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