KHIMSAR

 

KHIMSAR (Thikana)

 

 

VILLAGES: xx REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Jodhpur DYNASTY: Rathore (Karamsot
clan)
RELIGION: Hindu

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Thakur GAJENDRA
SINGHJI
, Thakur Sahib of Khimsar since 2nd September 2009.

 

 

born 25th December 1957, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan;
educated at the Doon School, Dehradun,
at St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi, and at the University of Western
Ontario, Canada (B.B.A.); Recipient
of the National Tourism award 1999 as the best Grand Heritage Hotel,
Instrumental
in setting-up of a craft centre in the village of Khimsar in Rajasthan
by a Swiss trust (Nila Moti) for the upliftment of rural women, Junior
National Squash Champion, played for India in 1978 Squash World Cup,
Semi-finalist
of the US & Canadian Open. Ranked # 17th in the World Rankings
(1982),
Member of 12th Vidbhan Sabha (Rajasthan); Minister for Energy in the
Government of Rajasthan; married 25th
February
1982 in Jaipur, Thakurani Preeti Kumari, daughter of Raja Dilawer Singh
of Gamph, and his wife, Rani Rajendra Kumari, and has issue, one son
and one daughter.

  • Kanwar Dhananjai Singh, born 4th May 1986.
  • Baijilal Urvashi Singh, born 6th July 1992.

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Estate
holders
were…

  • Rao KARAMSI, 1st
    Rao of Khimsar, eighth son of Rao Jodha, Raja of Marwar. He died
    31st March 1526 in the battle of Dhonsi.
  • Rao PACHAINSI, Rao
    of Khimsar
  • Rao MAHESHDAS, Rao
    of Khimsar
  • Rao HARDAS, Rao of
    Khimsar
  • Rao DAYALDAS, Rao
    of Khimsar
  • Thakur BHIM SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur HARNATH SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur UDAI SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur ZORAWAR SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar fl.1700
  • Thakur KARAN SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur BERISAL SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur BHOPAL SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur BAKHTAWAR SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur SHRINATH SINGH,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakyr SHARDUL SINGHJI,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur RANJIT SINGHJI,
    Thakur of Khimsar, married Thakurani Sisodniji,
    daughter of Rawat Amar
    Singhji, 1st Rawat Saheb of Meja, and his
    wife, Rani Ratan Kanwar,
    daughter
    of Rao Laxman Singhji of Parsoli, and
    had issue.
  • Thakur KESRI SINGHJI,
    Thakur of Khimsar
  • Thakur
    ONKAR SINGHJI
    , Thakur of Khimsar, 17th in
    descent from founder, educated at The Doon School, Dehra Dun and at
    Mayo College, Ajmer; he served as Chairman of the Rajasthan Tourism
    Development Corporation and the Rajasthan Financial Corporation;
    married Thakurani Sneh Lata
    Kumari, daughter of Raja
    Jagat Dev Singh of Poonch, and his
    wife, Rani Padmawati, and had
    issue. He died 2nd September 2009.

    • Thakur Gajendra
      Singhji (qv)
  • Thakur GAJENDRA
    SINGHJI
    , Thakur of Khimsar (see above)

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Baisa (name unknown) [Thakurani Sahiba of Dundlod],
    married (as his second wife), Thakur Ranjit
    Singh of Dundlod, and had issue.
  • Thakurani Karamsotji, married Thakur Devi Singhji Bahadur,
    Thakur Saheb of Chomu.

 

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