GEEJGARH

GEEJGARH (Thikana)

VILLAGES:  xx REVENUE:  xx ACCESSION:  xx
STATE: Jaipur DYNASTY:  Rathore (Champawat
sub-clan)
RELIGION:  Hindu
PRESENT RULER: Thakur MANDHATA
SINGH
, Thakur Saheb of Geejgarh since 1960/-
MA and LL.B., entered Jaipur
Civil
Service
in 1944, entered Rajasthan Administrative Service 1949/1963, elected to
the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly in 1964.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded
in 1774, when
Thakur Shyam Singh of Pokhran defeated the Chauhan
Rajputs of Geejgarh in battle, and established his authority there.
Estate holders
were…

  • Thakur SHYAM SINGH,
    Thakur of Geejgarh 1774/1793, born 1743 as the younger son
    of Rajshri Thakur Devi Singhji of Pokhran,
    and his wife, Thakurani Sodhiji Ram Kanwar; he defeated the Chauhan
    Rajputs of Geejgarh in battle, and established his authority there in
    1774; married 1stly, Thakurani Chatar Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur
    Swarup Singh of Bikampur, married 2ndly, Thakurani Indra Kanwar,
    daughter of Deora Thakur Sahib Singh of Motagaon,
    married 3rdly,
    Thakurani Man Kanwar, daughter of Chaturbhujot Thakur Hanwant Singh of
    Kachhavi Pipla, married 4thly, Thakurani Chand Kanwar, daughter of
    Nathawat Thakur Hamir Singh of Raholi, and had issue, three sons, and
    one daughter. He
    died 1793.

    • Kunwar Jawan Singh, died in infancy.
    • Thakur Umed Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Indra Singh, born 1766, married and had issue, one
      son and one daughter.

      • Kunwar Bharat Singh, adopted by his uncle, Thakur Umed
        Singh, and succeeded him as Thakur Bharat Singh of Geejgarh (see below).
      • Baisa (name unknown), married Thakur Pratap
        Singh of Dundlod.
    • Baisa Chandan Kanwar, married Naruka Rao Raja Bhim
      Singhji
      of Uniara.

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