History of the College
RIPUDAMAN COLLEGE NABHA ( Estd . 1946 ) Historical Background of the College Named after the patriotic king of the Nabha State His Highness Maharaja Ripudaman Singh , the college is one of the oldest colleges of the state . Maharaja Ripudaman Singh was born on 4th March , 1883 and was the only son of H.H. Maharaja Hira Singh . As a member of the Imperial Legislative Council from 1906 to 1908 he served as the custodian of Sikh community's rights and formed an outline of Reformist Legislation . He represented Nabha State in the coronation ceremony of George V. He passed the " Anand Marriage Act written by Bhai Kahan Singh of Nabha and it remained enforced from 1909 to 1949 . Maharaja Ripudaman was coronated as the king of Nabha State after the death of Maharaja Hira Singh in 1911. He brought many administrative reforms during his reign . Being a patriot he was exiled to Kodaikanal ( Madras ) by Britishers where he passed away at the age of 59 .