Sitara Devi

  • Published By: Sruti

Sukhdev Maharaj of Banaras married early in the fashion of his time. On a visit to the royal court of Nepal he met and married Matsya Kumari. She was “the Rajguru’s daughter” according to Sunil Kothari, “of royal blood” according to Sitara Devi. In the fashion of his times too, Sukhdev had a large family of three daughters – Alaknanda (died 1984), Tara and Dhanalakshmi; and three sons Kishen Maharaj (died early), Chaubey Maharaj (died 1992), and Durga Prasad.