KOELA

 

KOELA (Jagir)

 

 

VILLAGES: 8 REVENUE: 27,000Rs (1893) ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Kotah DYNASTY: Hada-Chauhan RELIGION: Hindu

 

PRESENT RULER: Apji
Sahib CHATRABEER SINGH
, present Apji of Koela
(Koela House, Sarovar
Road,
Kota – 342001, Rajasthan, India)

 

married Rani Vijaylaxmi Kumari,
daughter of
Thakur Bhawani Singhji Saheb
of Balunda,
and his wife, Thakurani
Ummed Kanwar, and
has issue.

  • Kumari Moomal Hada 
  • Kumari Bhawna Hada
  • Kumari Harshita Hada

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
founder
of the family was Kunwar Kani Ram, fourth son of Rao Madho Singh of Kotah.
Rulers were…

  • Maharaj KANI RAM,
    Apji of Koela, he was granted the Jagir of Koelah, married
    and had
    issue.
    He died 1658.

    • Maharaj Paim Singh, may have held Kotah for 16 months
      from 1669.
  • ……
  • Maharaj PIRTHI SINGH,
    Apji of Koela fl.1750
  • …..
  • Apji AMAR SINGH,
    Apji of Koela -/1817, he died 1817.
  • …..
  • Apji SANGRAM SINGH,
    married and had issue.

    • generation
      • Kunwar Lakshman Singh.
  • Apji PRITHVI SINGH,
    Apji of Koela -/1892, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer;
    Member of
    the
    State Council, married and had issue. He died 9th June 1892.

    • Brig.-Gen. Rao Bahadur Apji Gobind Singh (qv)
  • Brig.-Gen. Rao Bahadur
    Apji GOBIND SINGH
    , Apji of Koela 1892/-, born
    1887,
    educated
    at Mayo College, Ajmer; Class-Captain 1905/06; General Officer
    Commanding,
    married and had issue, four sons.

    • Apji Raghuraj Singh (qv)
    • Apji RAGHURAJ SINGH,
      Apji of Koela -/1965, born 1911, educated at Mayo
      College,
      Ajmer;
      awarded
      the Silver Jubilee Medal, married Rani Haeth Kumari of Banswara, and
      had
      issue. He died 12th January 1965.

      • Kumari Sushil Kumari [Thakurani Sushil Kumari Shekhawat
        of Dujod], married to Thakur Rajendra
        Singh of Dujod, and has issue.

        • Kumari Nandita Singh, married
          Manish Pratap Singh of
          Surdaha (M.P.).

 

        • Kunwar Ajayveer Singh, married
          Kumari Deepti Shah, daughter of Kumar Jitendra Shah of Jagmanpur (U.P.).

 

      • Apji Suyaveer Singh (qv)
      • Apji Chatrabeer Singh (qv)
      • Kumari Vrinda Kumari [Rani Vrinda Kumari of Amleta],
        married Maharaj
        Vimaljeet Singh of Amleta (M.P.), and
        has
        issue. (U.S.A.)

        • Kumari Kirti

 

      • Kumari Ambika
  • Apji SUYAVEER SINGH,
    Apji of Koela 1965/-, married Rani Deveshwari Kumari
    of Geejgarh, and had issue.

    • Kumari Mandakini Hada
  • Apji
    CHATRABEER SINGH
    ,
    Apji of Koela
    (see
    above)  

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Maj. Apji Kalyan Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer;
    Class-Captain
    1933/34.
  • Apji Ajit Singh, married and had issue.
    • Baiji Lal Kumari (name unknown), married (as his
      first wife)
      1878, HH Maharaja
      Sir Bhanwar Pal
      Deo Bahadur Yadakul Chandra Bai of Karauli.
  • Apji Dushyant Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer;
    Junior National squash finalist, top 8 Open Squash player, squash coach
    and teacher at Mayo College.
  • Brigadier Apji Randhir Singh
    1920/-,
    born 16th November
    1905 in Kotah, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; awarded a sword of
    honour and was a winner of the Gold Medal at Military College,
    Sandhurst, UK (later donated to the Mayo College Museum); commissioned
    as a King’s Commission Officer (K.C.O.),
    Commanded Hyderabad State Forces, Commandant Indian Military Academy,
    Dehra
    Dun; Commanded 9th Infantry Brigade, married in Bikaner, Rani Rukman
    Kanwar,
    and had issue. 

    • Col. Apji Bharat Singh, married and
      had
      issue.

      • Thakurani Maya Singh, married 11th March 1993, Thakur
        Shatrujeet Singh Rathore, born January 1963, son of the late Thakur
        Amarjeet Singh of Gumanpura, and his wife, Thakurani Mahendra Kumari of
        Shahpura, and has
        issue, one daughter.
    • Apji Vijai Singh, represented India in polo tournaments
      in Australia, Brunei, Nigeria and USA married Thakurani Aruna Kumari,
      daughter of Maharaj Prem Singh of Jodhpur,
      India’s legendry polo
      player, and has issue.

      • Kanwar Mahiraj Singh, educated at Mayo College, India
        and graduated from Calcutta University (M.B.A.), formerly living in
        Dubai and is now based in Sydney, Australia working for CALTEX. While
        at Dubai, he was instrumental in building the largest petroleum oil
        storage facility in the East coat of Africa at Djibouti for Emirates
        National Oil.
      • Baiji Lal Sulina Kumari, married and had issue, two
        daughters, Raveena and Shivina. She died 1999.

    • Baiji Lal Usha Kumari

 

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