|PRESENT RULER: Rana Sahib Sri
RANJIT SINGHJI, 8th and present Rana Sahib of Chaugain since
1971.born 1947, educated at Allahabad University, then undertook further
studies, in Agriculture, in the U.S.A.; he started
the green revolution for the development of agriculture in India; married Rani Sahib Sandhya Singh, granddaughter of
Thakur Saheb Baijnath Singh of Taluq Bansdih in
Uttar Pradesh, and has issue.
- Kunwarsa Samarth Singh, born
1972, married 19th
February 2007, Baisa Raj Mahendraa Bala Chundawat, daughter of Raja
Bahadur Chander Deo Pratap
Singhji of Thikana Rajaji ka karera, Udaipur, and his wife, Rani Sahib
Chandermani Devi of Thikana Danta, Jaipur,
and has issue.
- Baba Sarkar Vikramaditya Singh, born March 2009.
- Baisa Mandavi Singh, born 1973, married Sri Rajesh
Singh of Gajjiapur, Bihar.
|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: In
early fourteen century, the Parmar Rajput rulers of Dhar, Malwa
defeated and overrun by Allaudin Khillji and forced to migrate to the
east. They settled along the fertile banks of the river Ganges in the
western part of Bihar (Shahabad
district). They were locally known as Ujjainya Rajputs because of the
place of their origin, Ujjain. Rulers were….
- Raja PRATAP SINGHJI,
1st Raja of Chaugain -/1655, third son of Raja Omkar Dev, Raja of
Bhojpur (see Jagdishpur), married
issue. He died 1655.
- Kanwarsa Shardi Singh (qv)
- Raja SHARDI SINGHJI,
2nd Raja of Chaugain 1655/1702, married and had
issue. He died 1702.
- Kanwarsa Yadunath Singh (qv)
- Kanwarsa Dilraj Singh
- Raja YADUNATH SINGHJI,
3rd Raja of Chaugain 1702/-, married and
- Kanwarsa BasawanSingh (qv)
- Raja BASAWAN SINGHJI,
4th Raja of Chaugain, married and had
- Baisa Lal Ram Kanwar,
married the Raja Sahib of Taluqa Khapradih in Uttar Pradesh.
- Baisa Lal Chanderbhan Kanwar, married the Raja Sahib of
in Uttar Pradesh.
- Kunwarsa Kamata Siromani Pratap Singh (qv)
- Kunwarsa Kesariya Yuvraj
Pratap Singh (qv)
- Raja Sahib Shri KAMATA
SIROMANI PRATAP SINGH, 5th Raja of
Chaugain; married twice and had issue, three daughters.
- Baisa Lal Harbansh Kanwar, married the Raja Sahib of
Maranmau in Uttar
- Baisa Lal Raj Bansh Kanwar, married the Raja Sahib of
Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh.
- Baisa Lal Vindhyavashni Kanwar, married the Thakur sa of
Bargaon in Bihar.
- Right Hon. Rana Sahib Sri
KESARIYA YUVRAJ PRATAP SINGH, 6th
Rana of Chaugain, educated at the Inner Temple University, London,
England, studying Law along with a fellow student named Mahatma Gandhi;
first Rajput ruler to be appointed Bar-at-Law; he took part in Gandhis
freedom movement of India and initiated the first freedom struggle in
the state of Bihar; married three times and had issue, two sons.
Sahib Madhav Pratap Singh, adopted by the Raja of Khapradih in Uttar
Pradesh and succeeded there as Raja Sahib
Sri Madhav Pratap Singhji of Khapradih Taluq.
Sahib Jagdishwar Prasad Singhji (qv)
- Rana Sahib Sri JAGDISHWAR
PRASAD SINGHJI, 7th Rana Sahib
of Chaugain, born 1924; married Rani Sushila Devi, born 1927, daughter
of Raja Shiv Bahadur Singh
of Churhat, and his first wife, and had
issue, three sons and one daughter. He died 1971.
- Rajkumari Sahib Asha Kumari [Rani Sahib Asha Sinhji of
Sitamau], born 1945, married Maharaj Sahib Jay Sinhji
of Sitamau, and has issue.
- Rana Sahib Sri Ranjit Singhji (qv)
- Kunwar sa Basant Singhji, born 1949, he represented
Dumraon as member
of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A) from 1985 to 2000; he served as
Minister for Building and Construction in the Government of Bihar;
married Kunwarani sa Vibha Kumari, daughter of the Rao Saheb of
Narwar in Madhya Pradesh, and has issue, two sons.
- Bhanwar Kushagra Singh, born 1973, married 27th
November 2009, Baiji Lal Divya Prabha, daughter of Maharaj Kishan Singh
of Nachana in Jaisalmer, and his
wife, Rani Surya Prabha.
Kirtiman Singh, born 1979, married Kumari Aishwarya, daughter of Rai
Bahadur sa of Sonepur estate in Bihar.
- Kunwar sa Karan Singhji, born 1953, married to
Singh, daughter of the Raja Sahib of Kursela
Bihar, and has issue, two sons
- Bhanwar Chaitanya Singh, born 1974.
- Bhanwar Divyaman
Singh, born 1980, married Ms. Christelle.
- Rana Sahib Sri RANJIT
SINGHJI, 8th th Rana Sahib
of Chaugain (see above)