Order of Ojaswi Rajanya

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Order of Ojaswi Rajanya
Awarded by Royal standard of Nepal.svg King of Nepal
Type Order
Established 14 May 1934
Eligibility Members of the Nepalese and foreign royal families.[1]
Status discontinued
Grades Member
Statistics
First induction 1934
Last induction 2004
Precedence
Next (higher) Mahendra Chain
Next (lower) Tribhuvan Prajatantra Shripada
Equivalent Nepal Pratap Bhaskara
Ord.Rajanya.Nepal-Ribbon.gif
Ribbon bar of the order

The Most Glorious Order of the Ojaswi Rajanya (Nepali: Ojaswi Rajanyako Manapadvi) was an order of knighthood of Nepal. It was given to foreign heads of state, foreign or Nepalese monarchs.[1]

History[edit]

The order was instituted on 14 May 1934 by King Tribhuhvan Bir Bikram Shah Dev, it was the highest order of Nepal until Nepal Pratap Bhaskara was instituted in 1966.[1]

Insignia[edit]

The ribbon of the order is light yellow with narrow white edge stripes, it has a badge worn on the chest and a badge on the sash ribbon.[1]

Grades[edit]

The Order of Ojaswi Rajanya has one grade: Member, the order consists of the Sovereign (Parama-Ojaswi-Rajanya), Grand Master (Ati-Ojaswi-Rajanya), and ordinary members (Ojaswi-Rajanya). Conferred on members of the Nepalese and foreign royal families and foreign heads of state.[1]

Members[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Buyers, Christopher (2008). Royal Ark "Nepal - Orders and Decorations" Check |url= value (help). Royal Ark website. Christopher Buyers. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Künker Auktion 259: Orden und Ehrenzeichen aus aller Welt | Heiliger Stuhl. Written by Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG