Queen Kanti of Nepal
Kanti Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah (5 July 1906 – 12 April 1973) was the Queen consort and first wife of Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah, King of Nepal. She was the mother of King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah.
|Queen consort of Nepal|
|Reign||March 1919 – 13 March 1955|
|Born||5 July 1906|
Sitapur, Kheri, India
|Died||12 April 1973 (aged 66)|
Narayanhity Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal
|Spouse||Tribhuvan of Nepal|
|House||Shah dynasty (by marriage)|
|Father||Arjan Singh Sahib|
|Mother||Krishnavati Devi Sahiba|
She was the daughter of Arjan Singh Sahib, Raja of Chhatara, Barhgaon and Oudh and his wife, Krishnavati Devi Sahiba.
She was married (at a young age in an arranged custom) at the Narayanhity Royal Palace, Kathmandu, in March 1919, to King Tribhuvan of Nepal as his first wife, in a double ceremony with her younger sister Ishwari, as his second wife.
| Queen Consort of Nepal