BIDASAR

 

BIDASAR (Thikana) 

 

 

 

VILLAGES: 12 REVENUE: 13,000Rs ACCESSION: 
LOCATION: Bikaner DYNASTY: Rathore (Bidawat
sub-clan)
RELIGION: Hindu
PRESENT RULER: Thakur
INDRAJIT SINGH
, present Thakur Sahib of Bidasar
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT
HISTORY:
The founder of this branch of the Bikaner Royal Family
was Rao Bida, a
son of Rao Jodha of Marwar, founder of Jodhpur.
Rulers were….

  • Rao BIDA, he
    accompanied his brother, Rao Bika, and helped
    him establish his own kingdom of Bikaner;
    married (amongst others), a
    daughter of Rao Raimal, Rao of Amarsar, and had issue,
    including.

    • Thakur Udaikaran Singh, he was granted the estate of
      Dronapur, which later came into the possession of the descendants of
      his brother, Thakur Sansar Chandra of Padihara; married and had issue.
    • Thakur Sansar Chandra, he was granted the estate of
      Padihara; married and had issue.

      • Thakur Sanga Singh, Thakur Sahib of Padihara 1529/1544,
        he participated in various expeditions with Maharaja Lunkaran of
        Bikaner; married and had issue.

        • Thakur Gopal Das, Thakur Sahib of Padihara 1544/1609,
          he divide his estate between his three sons; married and had issue.

          • Thakur Jaswant Singh, succeeded to Dronapur.
          • Thakur Tej Singh, he was granted the estate of
            Chadwas.
          • Thakur Kesho Das, he was granted the estate of
            Bidasar (continued below).
    • Thakur Kalyanmal of Draunpur (by the daughter of Raimal)
  • Thakur KESHO DAS,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1609/1625, he was
    granted the estate of Bidasar as his share of his fathers property; he
    started construction of various buildings at Bidasar; married and had
    issue, two sons.

    • Kunwar Govind Das, married and had issue, two sons. He
      died vpin 1610 in battle.

      • Thakur Achal Das (qv)
      • Thakur Man Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Nath Raj
  • Thakur ACHAL DAS,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1625/1635, he
    managed his thikana poorly and was deposed and compensated by the
    village of Benata.
  • Thakur MAN SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1635/1641, unlike
    his brother he was an able administrator; married and had issue, two
    sons.

    • Thakur Dhanraj Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Maldeo Singh, died vp before 1641.
  • Thakur DHANRAJ SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1641/1669,
    married and had issue, one son.

      • Thakur Jai Singh (qv)
  • Thakur JAI SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1669/1681,
    married and had issue, two sons. He died in 1681 at Bijaipur, whilst
    serving with the Mughal army.

    • Thakur Daulat Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Kushal Singh, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Kesari Singh, he was adopted by his uncle and
        succeeded him as Thakur Kesari Singh (qv)
  • Thakur DAULAT SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1681/1706, he
    was the owner of 15 villages in 1682 and participated in various
    expeditions with the Maharaja of Bikaner; he adopted his nephew, Kunwar
    Kesari Singh. He died sp in 1706.
  • Thakur KESARI SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1706/1727,
    married Thakurani Bhatianiji Chain Kunwar, and had issue, one
    posthumously born son. He died 1727.

    • Thakur Zalam Singh (qv)
  • Thakur ZALAM SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1727/1805, born
    posthumously in 1727, he took part in 26 battles; married 1stly,
    Thakurani Sahiba Sankhliji, married 2ndly, Thakurani Songiriji, and had
    issue, two sons.

    • Thakur Ummed Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Ajit Singh, born 1758, married and had issue. He
      died 1782 whilst protecting his animals.

      • Thakur Mohabbat Singh, he was granted the estate of
        Charla in recognition of his father’s services, married and had issue,
        two sons and at least one daughter.

        • Thakur Kan Singh, Thakur Sahib of Charla, married and
          had issue.

          • Thakur Moti Singh, Thakur Sahib of Charla, married
            Thakurani Bhatianiji, and had issue.

            • Kunwar Shivnath Singh, adopted by Thakur Ram
              Singh, and succeded him as Thakur Shivnath Singh, Thakur Sahib of
              Bidasar (see below)
        • Kunwar Ram Singh, he was adopted by his grand uncle,
          Thakur
          Ummed Singh, and succeeded him as Thakur Ram Singh, Thakur Sahib of
          Bidasar (see below)
        • Baisa Sher Kanwar, married 1826, Thakur Kishan Singh
          of Chomu.
  • Thakur UMMED SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1805/1824, born
    1756, a warrior like his father, he took part in 13 battles; he adopted
    his grand nephew, Kunwar Ram Singh of Charla, as his successor. He died
    sp in 1824.
  • Thakur RAM SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1825/1842, he
    adopted as his successor, his grand nephew, Kunwar Shivnath Singh of
    Charla; married 1stly, Thakurani Bhatianiji of Rajasar, married 2ndly,
    Thakurani Bhatianiji of Rajasar, married 3rdly, Thakurani Tanwariji of
    Lakhasar, and had issue, three daughters.

    • Baisa Suraj Kanwar
    • Baisa Kundan
      Kanwar
    • Baisa Takhat Kanwar
  • Thakur SHIVNATH SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1842/1866,
    son of Thakur Moti Singh of Charla (see above), adopted by Thakur Ram
    Singh and succeeded by adoption; married 1stly, 1852, Thakurani Chandra
    Kanwar, daughter of Kangarot Thakur Badan Singh of Jadaota, married
    2ndly, 1856, Thakurani Vijai Kanwar, daughter of Ladkhani Shekhawat
    Thakur Karni Singh of Aloda, and had issue (by first wife), an only
    son. He died 1866.

    • Thakur Bahadur Singh (qv)
  • Thakur BAHADUR SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1866/1884
    (deposed), born 1854, he was an intelligent and respected
    noble, but was deposed for action against Bikaner State in 1884, he
    returned to Bikaner from exile in 1888; appointed as a Member of the
    State Council and served in that capacity till 1905; married 1stly,
    Thakurani Chand Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Onad
    Singh (son of Rawal Bakhtawar Singh of Raisar in Jaipur), married
    2ndly, Thakurani Hukam Kanwar,
    daughter of Bhati Thakur Gudar Singh of Rajasar, and had issue, one
    son. He died 1915.

    • Thakur Hukum Singh (qv)
  • Thakur HUKUM SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1884/1906, born
    1878,
    educated at Mayo College,
    Ajmer; he was jailed for various allegations against Bikaner state
    where he died; married and had issue. He died 1906 in Bikaner Jail.

    • Thakur Heer Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Khuman Singh, married and had issue, two sons.
      • Kunwar Pratap Singh, he was adopted by his uncle, and
        succeeded him as Thakur Pratap Singh, Thakur Sahib of Bidasar (qv)
  • Thakur HEER SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar 1906/-, he
    adopted his nephew as his successor. He died sp.
  • Raja PRATAP SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar, succeeded his
    uncle by adoption, he was granted the title of Raja in 1937, by the
    Maharaja of Bikaner, married and had issue.

    • Thakur Indrajit Singh (qv)
  • Thakur INDRAJIT SINGH,
    Thakur Sahib of Bidasar (see above)

The help of Deepak Aggarwal is gratefully acknowledged,
March 2010.

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