Born/Date of Birthday: 30 January 1971
Place of Birth: Delhi (New Delhi), India [In Wikipedia page: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India]
Political party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Educational Qualifications: Hon. Doctorate in Philosophy and Graduate in Decorative Arts
Educated at: Chelsea School of Arts, U.K. and Amity University, Jaipur
Profession: Businessperson, Tourism, Educationist, Politician
Marital Status: Divorcee
Spouse: Narendra Singh (m. 1994–2018)
Children: Padmanabh Singh, Rajkumari Gauravi Kumari, Maharaja Lakshraj Prakash Singh
Parents: Late Shri Brig Bhawani Singh, Smt. Padmini Devi
Grandparents: Man Singh II, Marudhar Kanwar, Rajendra Prakash
Great-grandparents: Sawai Singh, Amar Prakash, Sugan Kunwar
Permanent Address: Bungalow No. 16, Civil Lines, Jaipur, Rajasthan-302006
Tels : (141) 2222121, 2222199
Rajsamand Office:- 121-A, District Collectorate Campus, Rajsamand Rajasthan - 313324
Contact : (02952) 221467
Tels : (0141) 2222121, 199
Official Website: diyakumari.org
Diya Kumari (born 30 January 1971) is an Indian politician. She is a member of Indian Parliament from Rajsamand parliamentary seat, and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Kumari is the granddaughter of Man Singh II, the last ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Jaipur during the British Raj in India.
Early life and education
Kumari was born on 30 January 1971 to Bhawani Singh, a decorated Indian Army officer and hotelier, and Padmini Devi. She is the granddaughter of Man Singh II, the last ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Jaipur during the British Raj.
Kumari attended Modern School (New Delhi), G.D Somani Memorial School, Mumbai and Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls' Public School, Jaipur. She then did a decorative arts course in London.
She manages several properties, businesses, trusts and schools, including City Palace, Jaipur, which is also her residence; Jaigarh Fort, Amber and two trusts: Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum Trust, Jaipur and the Jaigarh Public Charitable Trust; two schools: The Palace School and Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh School; and three hotels: Rajmahal Palace in Jaipur, Hotel Jaipur House at Mount Abu and Hotel Lal Mahal Palace, Jaipur.
Kumari joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on 10 September 2013 before a crowd of two-lakh people, in the presence of then Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, BJP president, Rajnath Singh, and Vasundhara Raje, at a rally in Jaipur. She contested the 2013 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election as a BJP candidate from Sawai Madhopur, and became MLA. In 2019 she was elected as a Member of Parliament to the Lok Sabha from Rajsamand.
Kumari has three children from her marriage to Narendra Singh. The marriage ended in a divorce in December 2018.