CHURHAT

 

CHURHAT (Thikana) 

 

 

VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: 200,000Rs ACCESSION: xx
LOCATION: Rewah (Madhya
Pradesh)
DYNASTY: Baghela RELIGION: Hindu
PRESENT RULER: Rao
RAN
BAHADUR SINGH
, 27th Rao Sahib of Churhat since 1955.
married Rani Krishna Kumari, daughter of HH Raja
Dalip Singhji of Jhabua, and his wife,
Rani
Gopal Kumari, and has issue.

  • Rajkumari Subhadra Kumari (+), born 13th January 1948,
    married into
    Achrol,
    and has issue.

    • Anand Singh
    • Abhay Singh
  • Yuvaraj Krishna Kumar Singh, married Yuvrani Durga Rajya
    Lakshmi Devi,
    daughter of Shri Bharat Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal,
    and has issue.

    • Rajkumar Anant Vijay Singh [Dhruv Singh], married 28th
      February/1st
      March 2009 in Bhopal, Maharajkumari Shree Manjari Devi, daughter of HH
      Maharaja Shri
      Udit Pratap Deo of Kalahandi, and
      his wife, HH Maharani Padma Manjari Devi,
      daughter of HH
      Maharaja Shri Pradeep Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT
HISTORY: 

Rulers were….

  • Raja SHIV BAHADUR SINGH,
    26th Rao Sahib of
    Churhat, he was granted the
    title
    of Raja as a personal distinction, served as minister in the Central
    cabinet under Jawaharlal Nehru; married 1stly, married 2ndly,
    married
    3rdly, Rani Mohini Devi, and had issue, four sons and five daughters.
    He died 1955.

    • Rani Laxmi Devi (by 1st wife), married the Raja Ramendra
      Vikram Singh of Athadma in Uttar
      Pradesh,
      and
      had issue, one son.
    • Rani Sushila Kumari (by 1st wife), married Rana
      Sahib Shri Jagdishwar Prasad Singhji of Chaugain
      in
      Bihar, and had issue, three sons and one daughter.
    • Rani Shanta Devi (by 3rd wife), married Rao Saheb Indra
      Pal Singh of Pachon in
      Aligarh
      District,
      Uttar Pradesh, and had issue, two sons and two daughters.
    • Rao Ran Bahadur Singh (by 1st wife) (qv)
    • Rajkumar
      Arjun Singh (by 3rd wife), born 5th November 1930 in Churhat, Distt.
      Sidhi,
      Madhya Pradesh; Educated at Allahabad University and Agra University
      (B.A.,
      LL.B.); Member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1957/1985;
      Minister
      of State for Agriculture, and General Administration Department (GAD)
      and
      Information and Public Relations in the Government of Madhya Pradesh
      1963/1967;
      Minister of Planning and Development, Government of Madhya Pradesh
      1967;
      Minister of Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh 1972/1977; Leader
      of
      Opposition, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1977/1980; Chief
      Minister,
      Madhya Pradesh 1980/1985; Governor of Punjab in 1985; Minister of
      Commerce
      in the Government of India 1985/1986; Member of the Eighth Lok Sabha
      1985/1988;
      Minister of Communications, Government of India 1986/1988; Member of
      the
      Madhya  Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1988/1991; Chief Minister,
      Madhya
      Pradesh 1988/1989; Minister of Human Resource Development, Government
      of
      India 1991/1994; Member of the Tenth Lok  Sabha 1991/1996; Elected
      to Rajya Sabha in April 2000 and re-elected in March 2006; Member,
      Consultative Committee for
      the
      Ministry of Home Affairs 2000/2004; Member of the Committee on Rules
      2001/2004;
      Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource
      Development
      2002/2004; Member of the General Purposes Committee 2002/2004; Union
      Minister of Human Resource Development 2004/2009; married 2nd
      June
      1948, Rajkumar Rani Saroj Kumari of Pratapgarh (M.P.), born 25th July
      1935,
      and had issue. He died 4th March 2011 of a heart attack at the All
      India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi and was cremated at
      Churhat.

      • Kunwar Abhimanyu Singh, born 15th January 1950, married
        22nd January
        1976,
        Kunwarani Veena Kumari, born 25th July 1954, daughter of Maharaj
        Dilipsinhji
        Godji of Kutch, and has issue.

        • Bhanwar Abhijeet Singh, born 19th July 1978, married
          19th February 2006 (div. 2011), Bhanwarani Priyanka Singh, daughter of
          Raja
          Madhvendra Singh of Narauli, Moradabad Dist.
        • Baiji Lal Aradhana Kumari, born 15th January 1985.
      • Thakurani Veena Kumari, born 9th September 1952,
        ran as an Independent candidate from Sidhi Lok Sabha constituency in
        the 15th Lok Sabha elections; married Thakur Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Singh
        of
        Singhrauli, Sidhi District (M.P.), and has issue.

        • Kunwar Aishwarya Singh, born 1974,
          married
          22nd/23rd February 2007 at New Delhi, Devyani Rajya Lakshmi Devi,
          daughter of
          Shri Pashupati
          Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Nepal, and his wife
          Rani Usharaje Scindia.

        • Baiji Lal Amritha Kumari
      • Kunwar Ajay Singh [Rahul Singh], born 13th September
        1954, M.L.A. (Madhya Pradesh); married
        1981,
        Kunwarani Suniti Singh of Gumanpura, and has issue.

        • Bhanwar Arundodya Singh, born 1983, Bollywood actor.
        • Baiji Lal Akriti Kumari, born August 1985.
        • Baiji Lal Ambika Kumari, born 1988.
    • Rajkumar Dr. Sajjan Singh (by 3rd wife), born 1932,
      educated in the
      U.S.A.,
      married and has issue, two sons and two daughters.

      • Kunwar Dr. Vijay Singh, married and has issue.
        • Baiji Lal Malini Kumari
        • Baiji Lal Bhavna Kumari
      • Kunwar Amar Singh, married and has issue.
        • Bhanwar Udayan Singh
        • Baiji Lal Anushree Kumari
      • Thakurani Sandhya Kumari, married Thakur Ajai Singh of Pokhran, and has
        issue, one
        daughter.

        • Baisa Darshika Kumari, born 6th October 1983.
      • Baiji Lal Madhu Kumari, married and has issue, one son.
        • Raunak Singh
    • Rajkumari Usha Kumari (+) (by 3rd wife), married and had
      issue, one son
      and two daughters.
    • Rajkumar Ganga Singh (+) (by 3rd wife), married and had
      issue, one son
      and two daughters.

      • Baiji Lal Vandana Kumari
      • Baiji Lal Manju Kumari
      • Kunwar Sanjay Singh
    • Rajkumari Padma Kumari, married Uday Pratap Singh (+),
      and has issue, one
      son and one daughter.
  • Rao RAN BAHADUR SINGH,
    27th Rao Sahib of Churhat (see above)

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