JIGNI

     

    JIGNI (Princely State)

     

    AREA: 47 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 5,950Rs ACCESSION: 1st January 1950
    STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Bundela RELIGION: Hindu
    POPULATION: 3,838
    (1901)
    REVENUE: 13,000Rs

     

    PRESENT RULER: 

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
    state was founded
    in 1730. The Rao Bahadur maintains a military force of 47 infantry and
    3 guns (in 1893). Rulers were…

      1. Rao PADAM RAO, 1st
        Rao of Jigni 1730/1790, son of Maharaja
        Chhatrasal, Raja of Panna,
        and succeeded to his maternal inheritance, married and had issue. He
        died 1790.

        • Rao Lakshman Singh I (qv)

     

      1. Rao LAKSHMAN SINGH I,
        2nd Rao of Jigni 1790/1806, married
        and had issue.

        • Rao Prithi Singh (qv)

     

      1. Rao PRITHI SINGH,
        3rd Rao of Jigni 1806/1830, he received a sanad from the British Government
        in 1810, married and
        had issue. He died
        1830.

        • Rao Bhopal Singh (qv)

     

      1. Rao BHOPAL SINGH,
        4th Rao of Jigni 1830/1870, born
        posthumously in 1830,
        married and had adoptive issue. He died sp
        1870.

        • (A) Rao Lakshman Singh II Bahadur (qv)

     

      1. Rao LAKSHMAN SINGH II
        Bahadur
        , 5th Rao of Jigni 1870/1892,
        born 1860,
        succeeded
        to the gadi on 16th September
        1871 (#1),
        younger son of Maharaja Mahendra Nirpat Singh Ju Deo Bahadur of Panna, he was granted the additional title
        of Bahadur at the Delhi Durbar in 1877; married and had adoptive issue.
        He
        died sp in 1892.

        • (A) Rao Bhanu Pratap Singh (qv)

     

      1. Rao BHANU PRATAP SINGH,
        6th Rao of Jigni 1892/1925, born
        18th May 1878, son
        of
        Kunwar Ganga
        Singh
        (cousin of Raja Malkhan Singh Ju Deo Bahadur of Charkhari), succeeded
        8th April 1892; married and
        had issue. He died 1925 (1931?).

        • Rajkumar Arimardan Singh, adopted by HH Maharajadhiraj
          Sipahdar-ul-Mulk
          Ganga Singh Ju
          Deo of Charkhari and succeded there as Rao Arimardan Singh later HH
          Maharajadhiraj
          Sipahdar-ul-Mulk Sir Arimardan Singh Ju
          Deo Bahadur of Charkhari.
        • HH Maharani Sathya
          Prema
          Kumari, married (as his first wife), 15th May 1938 (sep’d.), HH
          Maharaja Shri Sir Jaya Chamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur
          of Mysore. She died sp 1983.

     

      1. Rao ARIMARDAN SINGH,
        7th Rao of Jigni 1925(1931?)/1934,
        married and had
        adoptive issue. He died sp 1934.

        • (A) Rao Bhupendra Vijay Singh (qv)

     

    1. Rao BHUPENDRA VIJAY SINGH,
      8th Rao of Jigni 1934/- , born
      as Kunwar
      Bhupendra Vijay Singh, son of HH
      Sawai
      Maharaja
      Punya Pratap Singh of Ajaigarh, he
      succeeded in 1934 by adoption.

    OTHER MEMBERS:

    • Rani Thirthraj Kumari, married Rajadhiraj Hari Singhji of Achrol, and had issue.

     

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