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Sri Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma

Birthplace: Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Death: Died in Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Cause of death: Cardiac Arrest
Place of Burial: Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
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Son of Ravi Varma kochu Koil Thampuran and <private>
Husband of Radha Devi Pandalai
Father of <private> (Varma) and <private> Thampi
Brother of H.H. Maharaja Sir Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma, (1931 -1947) and Her Highness Lekshmi Bai Karthika Thirunal

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About Sri Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma

Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma (born 22 March 1922) is the current titular Maharaja of Travancore. He is the younger brother of the last ruling monarch of the Kingdom of Travancore, Maharajah Chitra Thirunal Rama Varma Uthradom Thirunal, although having no real administrative power, is a popular figure in Travancore, and has daily engagements with regards to bestowing awards and opening functions. He also maintains his ritual position at the Padmanabhaswamy Temple as the custodian of the temple, and is involved in events relating to this. [edit]Community Involvement

Patron-in-Chief Thiruvananthapuram Kendra Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Chief Scout Travancore Boy Scouts Assoc, Travancore-Cochin Boy Scouts Assoc and Kerala Boy Scouts Assoc. Chief Patron Sneham Super Speciality Hospital Project Patron Sri Swati Thirunal Sangita Sabha since 1991 Patron Shree Uthradom Tirunal Hospital (SUT) Patron Muthalamada Sneham Charitable Trust Patron Trivandrum Tennis Club (TCC) since 1938 Patron Trivandrum Club Patron Trivandrum Friend-in-Need Soc [edit]Personal Life

Uthradom Thirunal joined the firm of Plymouth and Company at Bangalore in 1952, working there and also studying the functioning of industries at a basic level. He is the Chief Scout of the regional Boy Scout troop, and is also a patron of local hospitals and charities. He married Shrimati Radha Devi, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Krishnan Gopinath Pandalai, MB, CM, FRCS, LRCP, late IMS, sometime Supt. of the Government General Hospital, Madras. He has a son, Anantha Padmanabhan Thambi and a daughter, Parvathi Devi. Uthradom Thirunal resides at Pattom Palace, Trivandrum. [edit]Titles

1922-1991: His Highness Maharajkumar Sri Marthanda Varma, Elaya Raja of Travancore 1991-present: His Highness Sri Padmanabha Dasa Vanchipala Marthanda Varma, Kulasekhara Kiritapati Manney Sultan Maharaja Raja Ramaraja Bahadur, Shamsher Jang, Maharaja of Travancore [edit]Honours

King George V Silver Jubilee Medal, 1935 King George VI Coronation Medal, 1937 Indian Independence Medal, 1947 [edit]Military Appointments

Hon Col Travancore Univ Labour Corps Hon Lt Col The Maharaja's Bodyguard (Travancore-Cochin State Forces)

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Sri Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma's Timeline

March 22, 1922
Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
December 16, 2013
Age 91
Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
December 16, 2013
Age 91
Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India