Now democracy reigns in India and the people choose their own leader. Here people choose their leader through elections, but in the history of India, there were many kings-maharajas, who used to have their own kingdom and where they used to rule. Some of these kings and maharajas used to win the hearts of the people because of their nature, while there have been some who are getting infamous because of their nature. One of these infamous kings is the name of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of the princely state of Patiala.
People know Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala State as the most vain king of the country. He ruled the princely state of Patiala for about 38 years. It is said that Maharaja Bhupinder Singh had 365 queens with whom he had 83 children. However, 20 of them had died. Apart from this, a special palace was also built by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh, where only those people who were without clothes were allowed to come.
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh was born on 12 October 1891 in the Patiala dynasty. Some reasons became such that Bhupinder Singh was made the king at the young age of just 9 years. However, he took over the reigns when he was 18 years old. Maharaja Bhupinder Singh was very colourful.
With which queen will the Maharaja spend the night, he used to take decisions in this unique way
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh had 365 queens but only 10 of them were given the status of wife. Every day the king used to spend the night with the new queen and choose the queen with the help of lantern. Yes, with which queen will the Maharaja spend the night? He also used to decide this in a very unique way. Actually, there were 365 queens in the Raja Mahal and the lantern of each queen’s name was lit daily. The king used to spend his night with the queen which was the first to be extinguished.
Leela Bhawan was built to do debauchery and Rangraliya
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh had built a very special palace, in which he used to do debauchery and Rangraliya. It is said that in this Leela palace, people were allowed to go inside without clothes. Only naked people are allowed to enter this palace. In this palace, Bhupinder Singh had also built a special room, which had all the means for luxury. Along with this, a female doctor also lived for the queens in the palace. Let us tell you that even today this palace is located on the Bhupendranagar road in Patiala.
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh used to keep his own aircraft
Maharaja Bhupinder Singh was not only considered to be a tycoon, but at the same time he used to lead a very luxurious life in those days. It is said that his treasure also contained the seventh most precious necklace in the world, which was stolen. Not only this, the name Patiala Peg was also given by Bhupinder Singh. Maharaja Bhupinder Singh was fond of luxury life. He also had his own private plane. Not only this, but at that time he also had 44 Rolls Royce cars.