|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).
- Rana KESAR DEO, 1st
Rana of Jobat, younger brother of Rana Gugal Deo
- 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
- 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,
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,
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,
at Daly College,
Indore. (Bala Khana Rajaganj, Etawah, Uttar
- 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
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
- Rajkumari Padmakshi Devi
(twin), born 12th August 2001.
- Rajkumari Ambujakshi Devi (twin), born 12th
- Rajkumari Kamakshi Devi, born 12th October
- Rajkumari Shakuntala
Devi, married Raja Vijay Bahadur Singh of Haraha, Dist. Barabanki,
has issue, two daughters and one son.
Shailooki Singh, married in Naigarhi, and has issue, one son and
- Rajkumar Veer
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
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
Singh of Banswara, and his wife, Rani
Shailesh Kumari, and has issue, one daughter.
- Rana UPENDRA SINGH,
Rana of Jobat (see above)