POKHRAN

 

POKHRAN (Thikana)

 

 

VILLAGES: 110 REVENUE: 107,812Rs (1947) ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Jodhpur DYNASTY: Rathore (Champawat clan) RELIGION: Hindu

 

PRESENT RULER: Rajshri Thakur NAGENDRA
SINGH
, present Thakur Saheb of Pokhran (Fort
Pokhran
,
P.O. Pokhran-345021, Distt. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India)

 

born 1960, one of eight Premier Nobles of Marwar (Sirayat),
married 1984, Thakurani Yashwant Kumari, born 1964, daughter of Thakur
Shri Sunder Singhji of Sodawas, and
his wife,
Thakurani
Chanda Kanwar, and has
issue.

  • Kunwar Param Vijay Singh, born December 1984.
  • Baisa Bhavini Kumari, born 1990.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The Jagir
of Pokhran was granted to Rajshri Thakur Maha Singh in 1729 by
Maharaja Abhay Singhji of Jodhpur. Estate holders were…

  • Rajshri Thakur MAHA SINGH,
    1st Thakur of Pokhran 1729/1744, born 1687, younger son
    of Thakur
    Bhagwan Dasji Champawat of Bheenmal (see Daspan),
    he succeeded in Bhinmal on the death of his father in 1715, which
    was exchanged for Pokhran with 100 villages in 1729 by Maharaja Abhai
    Singh; married 1stly, Thakurani Bane Kanwar, daughter of Chauhan Thakur
    Fateh Singh, married 2ndly, Thakurani Hast Kanwar, daughter of Chauhan
    Thakur Benidas, married 3rdly, Thakurani Pratap Kanwar, daughter of
    Bhati Thakur Guman Singh, married 4thly, Thakurani Kesar Kanwar,
    daughter of Deora Thakur Pratap Singh, married 5thly, Thakurani Vijai
    Kanwar, daughter of Sisodia Thakur Bhagwandas, married 6thly, Thakurani
    Jadav Kanwar, daughter of Chawda Thakur Surat Singh, married 7thly,
    Thakurani Fateh Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Devi Singh of
    Bikampur,
    and had issue, one son. He died in 1744.

    • Rajshri Thakur Devi Singh (by Thakurani Bane Kanwar)
      (qv).
  • Rajshri Thakur DEVI SINGH,
    2nd Thakur of Pokhran 1744/1760, born 1721, married
    1stly, Thakurani Madan Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Sujan Singh of
    Lawera, married 2ndly, Thakurani Ram Kanwar, daughter of Sodha Thakur
    Bhairu Das of Kheda, married 3rdly, Thakurani Birad Kanwar, daughter of
    Sonigra Thakur Gulab Singh, married 4thly, Thakurani Padam Kanwar,
    daughter of Bhati Thakur Sangram Singh, and had issue, two sons and
    three daughters. He was killed by Maharaja Vijai Singh of Jodhpur in
    1760.

    • Rajshri Thakur Sabal Singh (by Thakurani Madan Kanwar)
      (qv)
    • Thakur Shyam Singh (by Thakurani Ram Kanwar), he defeated
      the Chauhan Rajputs of Geejgarh in battle, and established his
      authority there in 1774; married and had issue (see Geejgarh).
    • Baisa Umed Kanwar (by Thakurani Madan Kanwar), married
      Shekhawat Rao Ram Singh of Kansli (Rao Puranmal was her son who was
      deposed by Rao Devi Singh of Sikar).
    • Thakurani Birad Kanwar, married (as his fourth wife), Thakur
      Keshri Singh of Dundlod, she committed
      sati
      in 1768.
    • Thakurani Shyam Kanwar (by Thakurani
      Ram Kanwar), married Thakur
      Narsinghdas
      of Nawalgarh.
  • Rajshri Thakur SABAL SINGH,
    3rd Thakur of Pokhran 1760/1761, born 1736, married
    1stly, Thakurani Jatan Kanwar, daughter of Deora Thakur Sagat Singh of
    Adava, married 2ndly, Thakurani Jas Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur
    Keerat Singh of Bikampur, married 3rdly, Thakurani Fateh Kanwar,
    daughter of Bhati Thakur Ram Chandra of Dangri, married 4thly,
    Thakurani Sringar Kanwar, daughter of the Bhati family of Sanwana, and
    had issue, one son. He died 1761.

    • Rajshri Thakur Sawai Singh (by Thakurani Fateh Kanwar)
      (qv)
  • Rajshri Thakur SAWAI SINGH,
    Thakur of Pokhran 1761/1808, born 1750, married
    1stly, Thakurani Pane Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur Swarup Singh of
    Chab, married 2ndly, Thakurani Nath Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur
    Anop Singh of Jhijhanya, married 3rdly, Thakurani Bakhtawar Kanwar,
    daughter of Chundawat Rawat Arjun Singh of Kurabar, married 4thly,
    Thakurani Chiman Kanwar, daughter of Ranawat Thakur Pahad Singh of
    Sanwad, married 5thly, Thakurani Roop Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur
    Aaidan Singh of Rampura, married 6thly, Thakurani Pane Kanwar, daughter
    of Bhati Hriday Singh of Uchkala, and had issue, three sons and four
    daughters. He
    died 1808 in the battle of Mundwa.

    • Rajshri Thakur Salam Singh (by Thakurani Pane Kanwar) (qv)
    • Thakur Himat Singh (by Thakurani Nath Kanwar), married
      Thakurani Suraj Kanwar, daughter of Solanki Thakur Jawan Singh of Kot,
      and had issue.

      • Kunwar Bhabhoot Singh, he was adopted by his uncle,
        Thakur
        Salam Singh and succeeded by adoption in 1821 as Rao Bahadur Thakur
        Bhabhoot Singh of Pokhran (qv).
    • Thakur Jalim Singh (by Thakurani Nath Kanwar)
    • Thakurani Ratan Kanwar (by Thakurani Pane Kanwar),
      married (as his first wife),
      Thakur Ranjit Singh of Dundlod, and had
      issue.
    • Baisa Jas Kanwar (by Thakurani Pane Kanwar)
    • Rani Gulab Kanwar (by Thakurani Pane Kanwar), married
      Raja Abhai Singh of Khetri,
      and had issue.
    • Rani Sohan Kanwar (by Thakurani Pane Kanwar), married
      Ranawat Rajadhiraj Amar Singh of Shahpura.
  • Rajshri Thakur SALAM SINGH,
    Thakur of Pokhran 1808/1821, born 1773, he adopted
    his nephew, Kunwar Babhoot Singh, married 1stly, Thakurani Kundan
    Kanwar, daughter of Chauhan Thakur Vijai Singh of Roicha, married
    2ndly, Thakurani Sireh Kanwar, daughter of Chauhan Thakur Jagatram
    Singh of Bapusar, married 3rdly, Thakurani Ajan Kanwar, daughter of
    Gogawat Rao Raja Shambhu Singh of Dhuni, married 4thly, Thakurani Sahai
    Kanwar, daughter of Ranawat Thakur Arjun Singh, son of Rajadhiraj
    Tanjit Singh of Shahpura, married 5thly, Thakurani Chandan Kanwar,
    daughter of Bhati Thakur Karan Singh of Badu, and had issue, as well as
    adoptive issue. He died spm 1821.

    • Baisa Chand Kanwar [Maharani Chand Kanwar of Jaipur] (by
      Thakurani Sireh Kanwar), married 1805, Maharaja Jagat Singhji of Jaipur.
  • Rao Bahadur Thakur
    BHABHOOT SINGH
    , Thakur of Pokhran 1821/1876, born 1813, he
    adopted Kunwar Guman
    Singh, younger son of Thakur Samel Singhji of Daspan in 1876, married
    1stly, Thakurani Anand Kanwar, daughter of Nathawat Rawal Bairisal
    (18??-38) of Samode, married 2ndly, Thakurani Phool Kanwar, daughter of
    Bhati Thakur Sardul Singh of Balarwa, married 3rdly, Thakurani Jatan
    Kanwar, daughter of Chauhan Thakur Ajit Singh of Sointra, and had
    adoptive issue. He died sp 1876.

    • (A) Rao Bahadur Thakur Guman Singh (qv)
  • Rao Bahadur Thakur GUMAN
    SINGH
    , Thakur of Pokhran 1876/1877, born 1847, as
    Kunwar Guman Singh,
    younger son of Thakur Samel Singhji of Daspan, adopted by Rao Bahadur
    Thakur Bhabhoot Singhji in 1876; he adopted his nephew, Kunwar Mangal
    Singhji, son of Thakur Sagat Singhji of Daspan in 1877, married 1stly,
    Thakurani Indra Kanwar, daughter of Khangarot Thakur Karan Singh of
    Palri, married 2ndly, Thakurani Indra Kanwar, daughter of Bhati Thakur
    Surat Singh of Rampura, married 3rdly, Thakurani Son Kanwar, daughter
    of the Chauhan family of Kotharia, and had
    adoptive issue. He died sp 1877.

    • (A) Rao Bahadur Thakur Mangal Singh (qv)
  • Rao Bahadur Thakur MANGAL
    SINGH
    , Thakur of Pokhran 1877/1928, born 1870 as
    Kunwar Mangal Singhji, son of Thakur Sagat Singhji of Daspan,
    and adopted by his uncle, Thakur Guman Singh in 1877; educated at Mayo
    College,
    Ajmer; hereditary Pradhan of Jodhpur State, Member of the Maharaja’s
    Council,
    C.I.E.; he married a daughter of Nathawat Thakur Govind Singh
    (1862-1900) of Chomu, and had issue. He died 1928.

    • Rao Bahadur Thakur Chain Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Sukh Singh, born 1891, he was granted the estate
      of Pato Ka Bara by his father.
    • Kunwar Khushal Singh, adopted by Thakur Kanh Singh of
      Geejgarh, and
      succeeded there as Thakur Khushal Singh of Geejgarh.
    • Thakur Ganga Singh, born 1896, he was granted the estate
      of Rampura by his father; married and had issue.

      • Thakur Anop Singh of Rampura, M.L.A. 1957/1962
  • Rao Bahadur Thakur CHAIN
    SINGH
    , Thakur of Pokhran 1928/-, born 1889,
    Thikanedar of
    Pokhran and
    Taluqdar
    of Ralpur in Rae Bareli Distt., Oudh, Pradhan of the Champawat
    clan
    (17th in descent from Rao Champa and 9th in descent from Rao Bhagwan
    Das,
    1st Pradhan of the family), M.A., LL.B., F.R.E.S., Senior Advocate of
    the
    Federal Court of India, Advocate of the High Court of Allahabad, Puisne
    Judge of the Chief Court 1922/1927, Chief Judge of the Chief Court
    1927/1929,
    Acting Chief Minister 1934, Member of the Agra University Court
    1930/36,
    Member of the Benares University Court 1918/- ; married and had issue,
    four sons and at least two daughters.

    • Rajshri Thakur Bhawani Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Fateh Singh, he was granted the estate of Dunara
      by his father, married Thakurani Prem Kunwar, daughter of the Rao Sahib
      of Karjali, he adopted his nephew Kunwar Ajai Singh, son of his younger
      brother, Thakur Akhey Singhji.  He died sp.

      • (A) Thakur Ajai Singh of Dunara (see below).
    • Thakur Akhey Singhji, married Thakurani Santosh Kumari,
      daughter of the Thakur Sahib of Chingrawali, and his wife, a daughter
      of Rana Hardev Singh of Kunihar, and had issue.

      • Thakur Ajai Singh of Dunara, he was adopted by his
        uncle and succeeded him as the Thakur Sahib of Dunara; married
        Thakurani Sandhya Kumari,
        daughter of Rajkumar Dr. Sajjan Singh of Churhat,
        and has issue, one daughter.

        • Baisa Darshika Kumari, born 6th October 1983.
      • Baisa Madhulika Kumari
    • Thakur Bhim Singh
    • Thakur Prithvi Singh
    • Rani Sohan Kunwari, married Rawat Man Singh of Kotharia.
    • Rani Kishore Kanwar, married Raja Sangram Singh of Khandela-Junior.
  • Rajshri Thakur BHAWANI
    SINGH
    B.A. Hons. (Cantab.),
    Thakur of Pokhran, born 1911, Barrister-at-Law, M.P. 1952/1957; married
    and
    had issue, 3 sons.

    • Rajshri Thakur Bikram Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Banney Singh, he was granted the estate of Kala by
      his father; married 1961, Thakurani Rajendra
      Kumari, daughter of Rawat Raghuraj Singh of Bohera,
      and his wife, Rani Pratap
      Kanwar, and has issue, two
      sons and one daughter.

      • Thakur Dilip Singh of Kala
      • Thakur Digvijay Singh of Kala
      • Baisa Gayatri Kumari
    • Thakur Birendra Singh, he was granted the estate of
      Khetolai by his father; married Thakurani Sushila Kumari,
      daughter of Raja Chattar Dev Singh of Poonch,
      and has issue, two daughters.

      • Baisa Poonam Singh
      • Baisa Priya Singh
  • Rajshri Thakur BIKRAM SINGH,
    Thakur of Pokhran, born 1930, married 1956, Thakurani
    Shobha Rani of Pratapgarh in U.P.,
    and had
    issue.

    • Rajshri Thakur Nagendra Singh (qv)
    • Baisa Urmija Kumari, born 1958.
    • Baisa Urvashi Kumari, born 1966.
    • Baisa Geetanjali Kumari, born 1968, married February
      1990, Rajkumar Gopendra Singh of Tiloi,
      and has issue, one son and one daughter.
  • Rajshri Thakur NAGENDRA
    SINGH
    , Thakur of Pokhran (see above)

 

 

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