JAWHAR

     

    JAWHAR (Princely State)

     

    (9 gun salute)

     

     

     

     

    AREA: 798 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 124,000Rs ACCESSION: 10th June 1948
    STATE: Bombay DYNASTY: Mukne Religion: Hindu
    Population: 48,556 (1892)

     

     

    PRESENT RULER: HH Shrimant
    Raja DIGVIJAYSINHRAO
    , 20th and present Raja of Jawhar

     

     

    born 5th January 1940, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot
    (1958); married HH Rani Sahiba Indiraraje, and
    has issue.

    • Yuvaraj Mahendrasinrao Mukne
    • Rajkumari Padminiraje Mukne

     

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
    The state was founded by Jaideorao Maharaj Mukne on the 6th June 1342
    when he was
    granted the title of Shaha
    by the Emperor of Delhi. The Raja maintains a military force of 8
    cavalry and 25 infantry (in 1893). Rulers were…

      1. Shrimant Raja JAIDEORAO
        MAHARAJ MUKNE
        , 1st Raja of Jawhar, married Rani
        Mohanabai, daughter of Uddajirao of Dharmagad, and had issue, two sons.

        • Shrimant Raja Nemshah I (qv)
        • Kumar Holkarrao Mukne, married and had issue.
          • Kumar (name unknown)
            Mukne, married and had issue.

            • Shrimant Raja Krishnashah I (qv)
          • Kumar Dasiputra Mukne [Deoraj], captured by the Bahmani
            Sultan Ahmed Shah (1422/1435), and forcibly converted to Islam.

     

      1. Shrimant Raja NEMSHAH I,
        2nd Raja of Jawhar, married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Bhimshah [Bhimrao] (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja BHIMSHAH
        [Bhimrao], 3rd Raja of Jawhar, married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Mohamedshah [Deobarao],

     

      1. Shrimant Raja MOHAMEDSHAH
        [Deobarao], 4th Raja of Jawhar, captured, along with
        his cousin, by the Bahmani Sultan Ahmed Shah (1422/1435), he was
        sentenced to death, but the Sultans daughter had become captivated by
        the young Raja, and pleaded with her father to spare the Raja’s life.
        The Sultan agreed, provided that the Raja converted to Islam. The Raja
        agreed to these terms, married the Sultan’s daughter and returned to
        Jawhar, ruling until his death, though he never was installed on the gaddi.

     

      1. Shrimant Raja KRISHNASHAH I,
        5th Raja of Jawhar, selected by the Sardars of the
        state as the Raja of Jawhar in preference to the sons of Raja
        Mohamedshah, who were Muslim, he married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Nemshah II (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja NEMSHAH II,
        6th Raja of Jawhar, married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Vikramshah I (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja VIKRAMSHAH I,
        7th Raja of Jawhar, he maintained a small fleet of
        boats near Sanjan to check Portuguese piracy, wyo were forced to pay chauth (tribute) for the Nagar
        Haveli area, he joined forces with Chatrapati Shivaji at Shirpaumal in
        Jawhar, and helped in the Maratha plunder of Surat in 1664, married and
        had issue. He died 1678 in battle against Moropant Pingle at Salher.

        • Shrimant Raja Patangshah I (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja PATANGSHAH I,
        8th Raja of Jawhar 1678/-, married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Krishnashah II (qv)
        • Kumar Lavjirao Mukne, married and had issue.
          • Kumar Khandojirao Mukne, married and had issue.
            • Kumar Trimbakrao Mukne, married and had issue.
              • Kumar Deobararo Mukne, he commanded the Jawhar army
                outside Jawhar territory in 1857. He joined the rebels, was arrested
                and tried by the British authorities, and imprisoned in Ahmednagar Fort
                where he died; he married and had issue.

                • Kumar Madhavrao Mukne, married and had issue.
                  • Kumar Shankarrao Mukne [Govindrao], married and
                    had issue.

                    • Kumar Narayanrao Mukne
                    • Kumar Shankarrao Mukne
                    • Kumar Ganpatrao Mukne
                  • Kumar Malharrao Mukne, adopted by Rani Lakshmi
                    Bai Saheb, the widow of Shrimant Raja Vikramshah IV, and succeeded to
                    the Jawhar gaddi as Shrimant
                    Raja Patangshah IV Vikramshah [Malharrao] (see below).

     

      1. Shrimant Raja KRISHNASHAH
        II
        , 9th Raja of Jawhar, married 1stly, Rani Saikuwar,
        married 2ndly, Rani Mohankuwar, and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Vikramshah II (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja VIKRAMSHAH II,
        10th Raja of Jawhar -/1740, married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Krishnashah III [Malojirao] (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja KRISHNASHAH
        III [MALOJIRAO]
        , 11th Raja of Jawhar 1740/1765,
        rebuilt the Nagarkhana in Jawhar, married Rani Rajasbai, committed sati in 1765, and had issue. He
        died 1765.

        • Shrimant Raja Patangshah II [Gangadharrao] (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja PATANGSHAH
        II [GANGADHARRAO]
        , 12th Raja of Jawhar 1765/1798,
        married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Vikramshah III [Malojirao] (qv)
        • Kumar Madhavrao Mukne, married and had issue.
          • Kumar Prataprao Mukne, married Kumari Gopikabai, Regent
            of Jawhar during the minority of Raja Patangshah IV, and had issue.

            • Kumar Narayanrao Mukne, adopted by Shrimant Raja
              Patangshah III, and succeeded him as Shrimant Raja Vikramshah IV
              [Madhavrao] (qv)
            • Kumar Raojirao Mukne, adopted by Kumari Gopikabai
              from a collateral branch of the family, married and had issue.

              • Kumar Yeshwantrao Mukne, married and had issue.
                • Kumar Vilasrao Mukne
                • Kumar Kesharao Mukne
                • Kumar Dattarao Mukne
              • Kumar Mohanrao Mukne, married and had issue.
                • Kumar Jaisinghrao Mukne
                • Kumar Laxmanrao Mukne
              • Kumar Harirao Mukne, married and had issue.
                • Kumar Tulshiram Mukne
              • Kumar Hambirrao Mukne, married and had issue.
                • Kumar Ramchandra Mukne
                • Kumar Pandurangrao Mukne
              • Kumar Balwantrao Mukne
              • Kumar Bhiwarao Mukne
        • Kumar Yashwantrao Mukne

     

      1. Shrimant Raja VIKRAMSHAH
        III [MALOJIRAO]
        , 13th Raja of Jawhar 1798/1821, married
        (amongst others), Rani Anandibai Sahib, and had
        issue. He died May 1821.

        • Shrimant Raja Patangshah III [Hanumantrao] (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja PATANGSHAH
        III [HANUMANTRAO]
        , 14th Raja of Jawhar 1821/1865,
        married and had adoptive issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Vikramshah IV [Madhavrao] (qv)

     

      1. Shrimant Raja VIKRAMSHAH
        IV [MADHAVRAO]
        , 15th Raja of Jawhar in 1865, born as Kumar
        Narayanrao, son of Kumar Prataprao (see above), married Rani
        Lakshmi Bai
        Saheb [Muktabai] from the Talegaon family, died after 1865. He died sp 1865.

     

      1. Shrimant Raja PATANGSHAH
        IV VIKRAMSHAH [MALHARRAO]
        (‘the
        Great’)
        (adoptive son), 16th Raja of Jawhar 1865/1905, born 1855, son of Kumar
        Madhavrao Devrao
        Mukne (see above),
        succeeded 29th June 1866 (#1),
        married and had issue.

        • Shrimant Raja Krishnashah IV [Ganpatrao] (qv)
        • Hon. Lt. HH Shrimant Raja Vikramshah V [Martandrao Bhau
          Saheb]
          (qv)
        • Kumari Champabai Saheba, married Sardar Tulajirao Bhangre.

     

      1. Shrimant Raja KRISHNASHAH
        IV [GANPATRAO]
        , 17th Raja of Jawhar 1905/1917,
        married
        and had issue. He died spm
        1917.

        • Kumari Sonitai Saheba, married Sardar Pilajirao Mate.

     

      1. Hon. Lt. HH Shrimant Raja
        VIKRAMSHAH V [MARTANDRAO Bhau
        Saheb]
        , 18th Raja of Jawhar
        1917/1926,
        born 17th November 1885, succeeded 16th November 1917, granted
        a herditary salute of 9 guns, married 1stly, Rani Mahalsabai, married
        2ndly, Rani Sagunabai, and had issue. He died spm 16th December 1926.

        • HH Shrimant Raja Patangshah V [Yeshwantrao] Mukne (qv)
        • Kumar Anandrao Mukne
        • Rajkumari Changuna Saheba, married Sardar Anandrao
          Nandkar.

     


      1. HH Shrimant Raja PATANGSHAH V [YESHWANTRAO]
        Mukne
        , 19th Raja of Jawhar
        1927/-,
        born 11th December 1917 and succeeded 11th December 1927,
        installed on the gaddi on 16th January 1938, educated
        at Poona and at Rajkumar College, Rajkot, married 8th May 1938 at Jai
        Vilas Palace in Jawhar, Rajkumari Kamala Bai [HH Rani Priyamvande of
        Jawhar] of Jath, and had issue.

        • HH Shrimant Raja Digvijaysinhrao (qv)
        • Rajkumari Asharaje, married Shri Fatehsinh Rane of Sankli
          in Goa,
          and has issue, three daughters.

          • Kumari Varunadevi
          • Kumari Ratnadevi
          • Kumari Kartikadevi
        • Rajkumari Premaraje, married Wala Shri Bhupendrasinh Vala
          of Khijadia, and has issue.

          • Yuvaraj Shri Sukhdevsinh Vala
          • Kumar Shri Udaysinh Vala, married Kumari Anuradha
            Chudasama from Gondal, Gujarat.
          • Kumar Shri Ajaysinh (Omkar) Vala

     

    1. HH Shrimant Raja
      DIGVIJAYSINHRAO
      , 20th Raja of Jawhar (see above)

     

     

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