Udit Narayan Singh

Maharaja Udit Narayan Singh (1770 – 4 April 1835), of the Royal House of Benares, was the Kashi Naresh from (12 September 1795 – 4 April 1835). He was the eldest surviving son of Mahipat Narayan Singh.

He had a great contribution in the culture of Varanasi.[1] He started the tradition of staging the Ramlila at Ramnagar, Varanasi in around 1830.[1][2][3]

He died in 1835, was succeeded by his nephew Ishwari Prasad Narayan Singh, GCSI, Kaiser-i-Hind (1822 – 13 June 1889).


See also


  1. Mitra, Swati (2002). Good Earth Varanasi city guide. Eicher Goodearth Limited. p. 126. ISBN 978-81-87780-04-5.
  2. Ramleela - Ramnagar Varanasi Official website.
  3. Ramlila: The Performance in Ramnagar Archived 22 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine University of North Texas.

Preceded by
Raja Mahip Narayan Singh
Rulers of Benares State
1794 – 1835
Succeeded by
Maharaja Ishwari Prasad Narayan Singh
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