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The Maharani in Photographs

Her Highness Maharani Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba, Maharani of Jaipur
Her Highness Maharani Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba, Maharani of Jaipur
The personification of beauty, grace, charm and elegance.


 The wedding picture of Maharani Gayatri Devi and Maharaja Man Singh
This picture was taken after the wedding of Princess Gayatri Devi of Cooch Behar and Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur.


Maharaja George Jivajirao Scindia of Gwalior received polo trophy from Maharani Gayatri Devi of  Jaipur in the 1940s.
The Maharani Gayatri Devi presenting a polo trophy to His Highness the Maharaja George Jivaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior in the 1940s. The Maharaja Jivaji Rao Scindia's Maharani was the late Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia. The Rajmata was very active in politics and served as the Member of Parliament with the Bhartiya Janta Party. Their son, the  Maharaja Madhav Rao Scindia played an active role in politics, but was part of the Congress Party, the Rajmata's opposition party. The Maharaja Madhav Rao Scindia died suddenly in September 2001 in an aircraft accident.


Maharani Gayatri Devi campaigning for the Jaipur constituency for the Swatantra Party.
The Maharani campaigning for the Jaipur constituency on behalf of the Swatantra Party.


Britain's Prince of Wales talks to the Rajmata of Jaipur at a reception for supporters of Friends of Conservation, in the State Apartments at St. James Palace in London, on Tuesday June 25, 2002
Britain's Prince of Wales talks to the Rajmata of Jaipur at a reception for supporters of Friends of Conservation, in the State Apartments at St. James Palace in London, on Tuesday June 25, 2002


The Rajmata of Jaipur at the Veuve Clicquot sponsored Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship  at Cowdray Park, West Sussex on 21st July 2002. The photograph above is copyright of Desmond O' Neill to whom all rights are reserved.
The Rajmata of Jaipur at the Veuve Clicquot sponsored Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship  at Cowdray Park, West Sussex on 21st July 2002.
The photograph above is copyright© of Desmond O' Neill to whom all rights are reserved.


Her Higness the Rajmata of Jaipur
Her Highness Rajmata Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba, Rajmata of Jaipur


Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur
The radiant Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur.


Colonel K. S. Garcha President of the Jaipur Polo & Riding Club presenting a trophy to Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi
Colonel K. S. Garcha President of the Jaipur Polo & Riding Club presenting a trophy to Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi


Maharaja Sawai Man Singh and Maharani Gayatri Devi at a Polo party in the 1950s
Maharaja Sawai Man Singh and Maharani Gayatri Devi at a Polo party in the 1950s


Her Highness Maharani Gayatri Devi and His Highness Maharaja Man Singh with the Jaipur Polo team.
Her Highness Maharani Gayatri Devi and His Highness Maharaja Man Singh with the Jaipur Polo team. The Maharaja Man Singh II stands second from the left.


Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur
Her Highness Rajmata Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba, Rajmata of Jaipur


Yuvraj Vikrmaditya and Yuvrani Chitra of Jammu & Kashmir with Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur. The Yuvrani Chitra is the daughter of Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia and Maharani Madhvi Raje Scindia of Gwalior.
Yuvraj Vikrmaditya and Yuvrani Chitra of Jammu & Kashmir with the Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur. The Yuvrani Chitra is the daughter of Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia and Maharani Madhvi Raje Scindia of Gwalior.


The Rajmata celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi.
The Rajmata of Jaipur celebrating the Hindu festival of Holi.


Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba of Jaipur
The ever gracious Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba


Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba of Jaipur
Her Highness Rajmata Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba, Rajmata of Jaipur


he Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba seated on the right. Behind her are two courtiers holding up a magnificent portrait of her mother the most beautiful Maharani Indira Devi of Cooch-Behar. This picture was taken on the lawns of the Lillypool. Lillypool is the Rajmata's home on the grounds of Rambagh Palace, Jaipur.
The Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba seated on the right. Behind her are two courtiers holding up a magnificent portrait of her mother the most beautiful Maharani Indira Devi of Cooch-Behar. This picture was taken on the lawns of the Lillypool. Lillypool is the Rajmata's home on the grounds of Rambagh Palace, Jaipur.


Rajmata Gayatri Devi as the elite guest at the fashion show, Khadi for Fashion,  by Raghavendra Rathore held at Hotel Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur on January 31, 2002.
Rajmata Gayatri Devi as the elite guest at the fashion show "Khadi for Fashion" by Raghavendra Rathore held at Hotel Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur on January 31, 2002.


Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur
Her Highness Rajmata Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba, Rajmata of Jaipur


Royal Resonance: Rajmata Gayatri Devi inaugurates the new manufacturing unit of Kaya Kalp herbal products at Jaipur. Beautician Kulsum Malik (right), the owner of Kaya Kalp chain of beauty parlour escorts the royal lady on March 25, 2002
Her Highness Rajmata Shri Gayatri Devi Sahiba inaugurates the new manufacturing unit of Kaya Kalp herbal products at Jaipur. Beautician Kulsum Malik (right), the owner of Kaya Kalp chain of beauty parlour escorts the royal lady on March 25, 2002


The Rajmata Dining at her home the Lilypool.
The Rajmata dining at her home the Lilypool.


A Tribute to the Rajmata Gayatri Devi by Arisia on November 11, 2003.
Her Highness The Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba was honored by ARISIA on November 11, 2003 poses in front of her portraits taken in the 1960s. Though many years have passed the Rajmata continues to be the embodiment of grace, charm and elegance.

Click here to read the article on the Rajmata's tribute.


A Tribute to the Rajmata Gayatri Devi by Arisia on November 11, 2003.
The Rajmata at her tribute by ARISIA.


Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba. 
The Rajmata poses for the camera in a gold evening gown.
Her Highness Rajmata Gayatri Devi Sahiba.
The Rajmata poses for the camera in a gold evening gown.


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