KISHANGARH

 

KISHANGARH (Princely State)

(15 gun salute)

 

 

AREA: 2,222 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 136,000Rs ACCESSION: 7th April 1949
STATE: Rajasthan DYNASTY: Rathore RELIGION: Hindu
Poulation: 86,000 (1931)

 

 

PRESENT RULER: HH
Umdae
Rajhae Buland
Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja BRAJRAJ SINGH Bahadur
, 20th
Maharaja
Sahib of
Kishangarh since 16th February 1971.born
22nd August
1953 in Kishangarh, married 9th November 1981, HH Maharani Meenakshi
Devi, daughter of the Thakur Sahib of Gagret, and has issue, two
daughters.

  • Maharajkumari Vaishnavi Kumari, married 25th January 2011
    in Kishangarh,
    Kumar Shri Padmanav Sinh Jadeja, son of Rajkumar Upendrasinhji
    Shivrajsinhji of Gondal.
  • Maharajkumari Sarveshwari Kumari

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The state was founded
in 1611. The Maharaja maintains a military force of 499 cavalry, 2000
infantry, and 51 guns, and is entitled to a salute of 15 guns (as of
1892). Rulers were…

    1. Raja KISHAN SINGH,
      1st Raja of Kishangarh 1611/1615, born 1575, son of Maharaja
      Udai Singh of Jodhpur, married and had
      issue. He died 1615.

      • Raja Sahas Mal (qv)
      • Rajkumar Bhar Mal, married and had issue.
        • Raja Rup Singh (qv)

 

    1. Raja SAHAS MAL, 2nd
      Raja of Kishangarh 1615/1618, married and had issue.

      • Raja Jag Mal (qv)
      • Raja Hari Singh (qv)

 

    1. Raja JAG MAL, 3rd
      Raja of Kishangarh 1618/1628

 

    1. Raja HARI SINGH,
      4th Raja of Kishangarh 1628/1644

 

    1. Raja RUP SINGH, 5th
      Raja of Kishangarh 1644/1658, built Roopangarh Fort in 1649,
      married and had issue.

      • Raja Man Singh (qv)
      • Generations
        • Maharaj Kalparanji fl.1809
          • Generation
            • Maharaj Shri Prithvi Singh fl.1857
              • Maharaj Shahi Singh C.I.E.

 

    1. Raja MAN SINGH, 6th
      Raja of Kishangarh 1658/1706, married and had issue. He died
      1706.

      • Maharaja Raj Singh (qv)

 

    1. Maharaja RAJ SINGH,
      7th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1706/1748, married and had issue. He
      died
      1748.

      • Maharaja Samant Singh (qv)
      • Maharaja Bahadur Singh (qv)
      • Maharaj Vir Singhji (fifth son), he was granted six
        villages (Gangwana, Uttra, Mangra, Mangri, Sarara and Arkada) by the
        Maharaja of Gwalior for his bravery at the Battle of Panipat, married
        Rani Chand Kunwar, born 1738, died 1767, daughter of Rao Raja Sahib
        Shri Raj Singh of Sikar, and had issue, two sons (see Ralayata).
        He died 1761.

 

    1. Maharaja SAMANT SINGH,
      8th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1748/1757, born 1699, married and had
      issue. He died 1764.

      • Maharaja Sardar Singh (qv)

 

    1. Maharaja SARDAR SINGH,
      9th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1757/1766

 

    1. Maharaja BAHADUR SINGH,
      10th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1766/1781, ancestor of the
      Fatehgarh,
      Dhos, Kacholia
      and Zorawarpura families, married and had issue. He died 1781.

      • Maharaja Birad Singh (qv)
      • Maharaj Bhag Singh, married and had issue.
        • Maharaj Chand Singh, married and had issue.
          • Maharaj Bhopal Singh of Fatehgarh, married and had
            issue.

            • Rajkumari (name
              unknown
              ) [Rani Jodhpuriji of Banera], married (as his first
              wife), Raja Sangram Singh of Banera,
              and had issue, one daughter.
          • Maharaj Gopal Singh of Zorawarpura, married and had
            issue.

            • Maharaj Bairi Sal of Zorawarpura, married and had
              issue.
              • Maharaj Kesri Singh of Zorawarpura, married and
                had
                issue.
                • Maharaj Gulab Singh of Zorawarpura, married and
                  had issue.
                  • Maharaj Budh Singh of Zorawarpura, married
                    and
                    had issue.
                    • HH Umdae Rajhae
                      Buland Makan
                      Maharajadhiraja
                      Maharaja Sumer Singhji
                      Bahadur
                      (qv)
                  • Rajkumari Brijraj Kanwar [?married Thakur
                    Jait Singh of
                    Khandela-Junior,
                    born 23rd March 1903 (17th April 1902), died 31st October 1982, and had
                    issue.]
                  • generations
                    • Maharaj Jagjit Singh
                      Sahib, married Baiji Lal Kamlesh Kanwar, eldest daughter of Raja Sahib
                      Prahlad Singhji, Raja of Jaoli, and his wife, Rani Saubhagya Kanwar,
                      and has issue, one son.
                    • Maharaj Samrath Singh
                      Sahib, married Baiji Lal Mithlesh Kumari, second daughter of Raja Sahib
                      Prahlad Singhji, Raja of Jaoli, and his wife, Rani Saubhagya Kanwar,
                      and has issue, three daughters.
        • Maharaj Bhim Singh, received Fatehgarh in jagir (18
          villages, 50,000Rs
          revenue in 1893), married and had issue.

          • [?Kumari (name unknown),
            married Maharajkumar Dip Singh of Pratapgarh,
            and had issue.]
          • Several generations
            • Maharaj Govardhan Singh of Fatehgarh -/1883,
              married and had adoptive issue.

              • (A) Maharaj Man Singh of Fatehgarh 1883/-,
                adoptive son
                and second
                cousin, born about 1873,
                educated
                at Mayo College, Ajmer; married Rani Vijay Kanwar, daughter of Rawat
                Amar Singhji of Meja.
          • Several generations
            • HH Maharaja Prithvi Singh (see below)
      • Maharani Swaroop Kunwari, married Maharawat Sawant Singh
        of Pratapgarh, and had issue.

 

    1. Maharaja BIRAD SINGH,
      11th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1781/1788, adopted by Raja Sardar
      Singh,
      married and had issue. He died 1788.

      • Maharaja Pratap Singh (qv)
      • Rajkumari (name unknown),
        married (as his fourth wife), Raja Hameer Singh of Banera.

 

    1. Maharaja PRATAP SINGH,
      12th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1788/1797, married and had issue.

      • Maharaja Kalyan Singh (qv)

 

    1. Maharaja KALYAN SINGH,
      13th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1797/1832, married and had issue.

      • Maharaja Mokham Singh (qv)

 

    1. Maharaja MOKHAM SINGH,
      14th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1832/1840, married
      Maharajkumari Keekabai,
      daughter of Maharana Bhim Singh
      of Udaipur.

 

    1. HH
      Maharaja PRITHVI SINGH
      , 15th Maharaja of Kishangarh
      1840/1879, born 1835, he was adopted from the
      Fatehgarh family,
      married
      a daughter of Rajadhiraj Madho Singh of Shahpura,
      and had issue. He died 25th December 1879.

      • HH Maharaja Sadul Singh (qv)
      • Maharaj Jawan Singh of Karkheri (an estate of 8 villages
        and an income
        of 32,000Rs, granted in 1878), born 1861, married Rani Takhat Kanwar,
        daughter of Thakur Anand Singh of Mandawa-Junior,
        and his wife, Thakurani
        Gopal Kanwar, and had issue.

        • HH Maharaja Yagyanarayan Singh (see below)
        • Rajkumari (name unknown), engaged to the younger
          brother of the Maharao of Bundi (1892)
      • Maharaj Raghunath Singh of Dhasuk (6 villages and
        20,000Rs), born 1872, succeded to the estate of Dhasuk by adoption in
        1883; C.I.E. [cr.1911]. He died after 1914.
      • Maharajkumari (name unknown), married HH Maharana
        Sajjan Singh of Udaipur.
      • Maharajkumari (name unknown), married 1877, HH
        Shri Sawai Maharaja Sir Mangal
        Singh Virendra
        Shiromani
        Dev of Alwar.
      • Maharajkumari (name unknown), married 1881, HH
        Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II of Jaipur.
        She died 25th March 1893.
      • Maharajkumari (name unknown), born 1879, married
        HH Maharaja Rana Zalim Singh
        of Jhalawar.
        She died sp  in 1900.

 

    1. HH Umdae Rajhae Buland
      Makan
      Maharajadhiraja Maharaja SADUL SINGH Bahadur
      G.C.I.E.,
      16th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1879/1900, born 10th December 1857 (#1), he succeeded to the gadi on 25th December 1879,
      he was created a Knight Grand Commander of the Most Eminent Order of
      the Indian Empire on 1st January 1892, married 1stly, 1870, the eldest
      daughter of Rao Umaid Singhji II of Sirohi,
      married 2ndly, (name unknown),
      and had issue. He died 1900.

      • Maharajkumar (name
        unknown
        ) Singh (by 1st wife), died aged five years, in March
        1880.
      • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Sir
        Madan Singhji
        Bahadur
        (qv)
      • Maharajkumari (name
        unknown
        ) Kunwar, married 8th December 1897, Col. HH Raj Rishi
        Shri Maharaja
        Sawai
        Sir Jai Singh Virendra Shiromani Dev Bharat Dharam Prabhakar of Alwar.
        She died 20th May 1921.

 

    1. Lt.-Col. HH Umdae Rajhae
      Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja
      Maharaja Sir
      MADAN
      SINGH Bahadur
      , 17th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1900/1926, born 2nd
      November 1884 (#1)
      , K.C.I.E. [cr.1909] ,K.C.S.I. [cr.1911], married 1stly 1904, HH
      Maharani
      Ankaran Bai, daughter of HH 108 Sri Maharaj Adhiraj Raj Rajeshwar Ravi
      Kula
      Bushana-Mahi
      Mahindra Yavadarya Kula Kamaldhivakara Chattis Rajkul Singar Maharana
      Shri Sir
      Fateh Singhji Bahadur Hindua Suraj Hindupati, Maharana of Udaipur, married
      2ndly,
      HH Maharani Yeshwant Kunverba, daughter of Thakur Raisinhji Jijibhai of
      Khirasra, and
      had issue. He died 10th January 1926 (#2).

      • Maharajkumari (name
        unknown
        ) Kunwar, married 18th February 1925, HH Bandhwesh
        Maharaja Sir Ghulab
        Singh Bahadur of Rewa.
      • HH Maharani Manhar Kunwar, born 2nd May 1914, married 8th
        March 1928, HH
        Rai-Rayan Maharawal Shri Sir Lakshman Singhji Bahadur of Dungarpur, and had issue. She died 8th
        October 1975.
      • HH Maharani Rajendra Kunverba, married HH Maharajadhiraj
        Mirzan Maharao
        Shri
        Madansinhji Sawai Bahadur of Kutch.

 

    1. HH Umdae Rajhae Buland
      Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja
      YAGYANARAYAN
      SINGH
      Bahadur
      , 18th Maharaja of Kishangarh 1926/1939, married and had
      issue. He died 3rd February 1939.

      • Yuvaraj Yatendra Singh, born 1916, died 1930.
      • HH Maharani Goverdhan Kumari, born 23rd June 1938,
        married HH Maharana
        Shri Krishnakumarsinhji Pravinsinhji of Sant,
        and has issue.

 

    1. HH Umdae Rajhae Buland
      Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja SUMER
      SINGHJI
      Bahadur
      , 19th Maharaja of Kishangarh
      1939/1971, born 27th January 1929, son of Thakur Budh Singh, Jagirdar
      of Zorawarpura, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 30th January
      1948,
      HH Maharani Sahiba Gita Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sahib Shri Sir
      Bahadursinhji Mansinhji of Palitana,
      and his wife HH Thakurani Sitaba Sahiba, and
      had issue. He died 16th February 1971.

      • Maharajkumari Shree Kumari, born 14th May 1950 in Mumbai,
        married 18th January 1975 in New Delhi, Maharaj Saheb Ambikapratap
        Singhji of Banswara, and has issue.

        • Rajkumari Aditi Kumari
        • Rajkumari Vinati Kumari [HH Rani Vinati Kumari
          of Khilchipur], married 8th December 2004 at Jaipur, HH Raja Rao
          Bahadur Priyavrat Singh of Khilchipur.
      • Maharajkumari Nandini Kumari, born 31st October 1951 in
        Pune, married 30th June 1980 in New Delhi, Maharaj Saheb Madhavendra
        Bikram Singhji of Payagpur, and has
        issue.

        • Rajkumar Sharvendra Bikram Singh, born 19th
          December 1985.
      • HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja
        Shri Brajraj Singh
        Bahadur (qv)
      • Maharaj Saheb Shri Prithiviraj Singhji, born 1955,
        married 10th
        November 1981 in New Delhi, Rani Jaishree Kumari, youngest daughter of
        HH Raja Rao Bahadur Yashodar
        Singh of Khilchipur, and his wife, HH
        Rani Saraswati Devi, and has issue, two
        sons.

        • Rajkumar Kraturaj Singh, born 5th October 1985.
        • Rajkumar Adhiraj Singh, born 24th January 1991.

 

  1. HH Umdae Rajhae Buland
    Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja
    Shri BRAJRAJ SINGH
    Bahadur

    (see above)

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Princess of Kishangarh, married Rao Raja Bishen Singh of Bundi.
  • Maharani Roop Kunwar, married Maharawal Mulraj Singhji II
    of Jaisalmer.

 

 

 

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