History

At the close of the 15th century village Umaidpur and surrounding areas were part of Bengal and ruled by Afgan King prince Dyal. With the decline of Mugals 1556-1764, this region was passed under the control of Nawab of Bengal -Mir Kasim Ali. British first occupied this area through East India company in 1766. Then this village area belonged in the Monghyr district.fieldPloughing Narhan state sub-division consisted of the districts Darbhanga, muzzaferpur, monghyr, Patna as a part of Monghyr district . This area became part of Bengal presidency during the British raj in 1858. In 1912 this area became part of the new province created as a Bihar. The unfertile land of Umaidpur village was part of the Narhan Estate and Jaintpur Estate Muzaffarpur, whereas fertile land was taken over by the British Raj. Mainly indigo, poppy, sugar cane and tobacco were cultivated by the British Raj Estate. The land revenue (malguzari) was collected with the help of Jeth Rayaits in the Umaidpur village by Tehsildar (revenue collector). Sukkan Roy was the Jeth Rayait for Narhan Estate, whereas Ram Pratap Roy was Jeth Rayait for Jaintpur Estate Muzaffarpur. Chullahai Hazari was the Brahil of the Umaidpur village, whose responsibility was to inform villagers to come at Jeth Rayat’s house to pay land revenues. Harsinghpur Kothi (2 miles east of Umaidpur) was the regional office of British administration, where British officers use to stay. T.I. Pal was the British officer representative of Umaidpur and other adjacent villages before 1947. When Britishers were leaving India, they sold all their lands to Janak Kishore Prasad, including their Bungalow (Harsinghpur Kothi).

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