JOBAT

 

JOBAT (Princely State)

 

 

AREA: 339 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 32,500Rs ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Rathore RELIGION: Hindu
POPULATION: 9,443
(1901)
REVENUE: 21,000Rs

 

PRESENT RULER: Rana UPENDRA
SINGH
, Rana Saheb of Jobat since 7th June 1984. (The
Palace,
P.O. Jobat, Dist. Ali Rajpur, Madhya Pradesh, India)
.

 

born 26th April 1963 in Jodhpur, educated at Daly College,
Indore and Christian College, Indore (B.Com.), married 11th December
2001 in Banera, Mewar, Rani Jagriti Kumari, daughter of Rajadhiraj
Hemendra Singhji of Banera, and his
first wife,
Ranidhirani Kaushalya Kumari.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
state was founded
in the 15th century, by a scion of the Ali-Rajpur family. The Rana
maintains a military force of 5 cavalry and 44 infantry (as of 1892).
Rulers were…

  • Rana KESAR DEO, 1st
    Rana of Jobat, younger brother of Rana Gugal Deo
    of Ali
    Rajpur
    .
  • ……
  • Rana SABAT SINGH,
    Rana of Jobat, married Rani (later) Majee Saheb Gunga Saroop Shree Jeet
    Kunwarba, died after 16th April 1864, and had issue. He died 1864.

    • Rana Ranjit Singh (by Rani Jeet Kunwarba)(qv)
  • Rana RANJIT SINGH,
    Rana of Jobat 1864/1874, he made an Agreement (No.
    CCXXII) in 1864 to cede such land as might be required for a
    railway passing through his territories; married and had issue. He died
    1874.

    • Rana Sarup Singh (qv)
  • Rana SARUP SINGH,
    Rana of Jobat 1874/1897, born 1866, succeeded as a minor
    in 1874 (#1) which
    was recognised by the Government of
    India, during his minority, the estate remained under management,
    married and had issue.

    • Rana Indrajit Singh (qv)
  • Rana INDRAJIT SINGH,
    Rana of Jobat 1897/1916
    • Rana BHIM SINGH,
      Rana of Jobat 1917/1968, born 10th November 1915 and
      succeeded 20th May
      1917, Investiture was 14th March 1936, educated at Daly College, Indore
      and St. John’s College, Agra (FA 1935), married 20th November 1939,
      Rani
      Mukund Kunwar, daughter of Capt. HH Rana Sir Ranjit Singhji of Barwani, and had
      issue, three sons and two daughters. He died 8th May 1968.

      • Rana Arjun Singh (qv)
      • Rajkumar Deependra Narayan Singh,
        educated
        at Daly College,
        Indore. (Bala Khana Rajaganj, Etawah, Uttar
        Pradesh,
        India)
      • Rajkumar Dileep Singh Rathore, educated at
        Daly College, Indore; married 2nd June 1971, Rajkumari Bhubaneshwari
        Devi [Rani Bhubaneshwari Devi of Jobat], elder
        daughter of Rao Bahadur Raja Yadvendra Singh Judeo of Alipura, and his wife, Rani
        Chandraprabha, and has issue, two daughters. (Near
        Nerr Nagar opp. Blue Water Park, Indore 452016, Madhya Pradesh, India)

        • Kumar Rani Chandrika Kumari, married to Kumar Saheb
          Harsh
          Vardhan Singh Deo of Dhenkanal, and
          has issue, one son and one daughter.

          • Kumar Som Kirti Singh Deo, studying at Ooty
          • Kumari Nilambika Kumari
        • Rani Himantika Kumari Devi, married Raja Braj
          Keshari Deb of Aul, and has issue, three
          daughters.

          • Rajkumari Padmakshi Devi
            (twin), born 12th August 2001.
          • Rajkumari Ambujakshi Devi (twin), born 12th
            August 2001.
          • Rajkumari Kamakshi Devi, born 12th October
            2007.

 

      • Rajkumari Shakuntala
        Devi, married Raja Vijay Bahadur Singh of Haraha, Dist. Barabanki,
        U.P.,
        and
        has issue, two daughters and one son.

        • Rajkumari
          Shailooki Singh, married in Naigarhi, and has issue, one son and
          one daughter.

 

        • Rajkumari Sangeeta
          Singh

 

        • Rajkumar Veer
          Bhadra Singh

 

    • Rajkumari
      Yashodha Devi, died aged 9 years old.
  • Rana ARJUN SINGH,
    Rana of Jobat 1968/1984, born 28th May 1938, married
    Rani Shakuntala Devi (now Rajmata
    Shakuntala Devi of Jobat), daughter of Kunwar Kesari
    Singh of Danta in Jaipur, and
    his wife, Kunwarani
    Bishan Kanwar
    of Osian, and had issue. He died 7th June 1984.

    • Rana Upendra Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumar Bhawani Singh, born 16th June 1965 in Indore,
      Madhya Pradesh; educated at the Daly College, Indore and at the
      Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, graduating in 1986
      with a Bachelor of Commerce; married 21st May 1991 in Umaid Bhawan
      Palace, Jodhpur, Rajkumarani Manisha Singh, eldest daughter of Maharaj
      Ganga
      Singh of Banswara, and his wife, Rani
      Shailesh Kumari, and has issue, one daughter.

      • Kumari Maanvi Kumari
    • Rana UPENDRA SINGH,
      Rana of Jobat (see above)

 

 

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