DHADI (Princely State)


AREA: 64.75 kmē (1931)
REVENUE: 2,000Rs ACCESSION:
LOCATION: Himachal Pradesh DYNASTY: Sisodia RELIGION: Hindu
VILLAGES: 3 or 4 POPULATION: 212 (1931)

AGENCY: Punjab Hills State Agency


PRESENT RULER: Rana Sahib SURENDER SINGH, present Rana Sahib of Dhadi since 31st March 2002. (The Palace, Dhadi Rawat, Tehsil Jubbal, District Simla, Himachal Pradesh, India).
born 1957, married Kumari Kunti Kumari [Rani Priyanka Devi of Dhadi], daughter of Kanwar Murat Singh of Tharoch, and his second wife, Kanwarani Sharda Devi, and has issue, three children.
  • Tikka Anirudh Singh, born 1984.
  • Kumari Swati Devi, born 1986.
  • Kanwar Shouryaveer Singh, born 1991.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The state was founded by Thakur Kesar Singh, a grandson of Thakur Karam Singh of Tharoch. It was initially tributary to Tharoch, then Bashahr and then finally in 1896 to Jubbal. Rulers were....
  • Thakur KESAR SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi -/184x, married and had issue. He died in the 184x.
    • Thakur Badri Singh (qv)
    • Mian Sodu Singh [aka Sadu Singh], married and had issue.
  • Thakur BADRI SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi 184x/1868, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Narayan Singh (qv)
    • Mian Singtu Singh, married and had issue, four sons. He died 1892.
    • Mian Ganga Ram, married and had issue.
  • Thakur NARAYAN SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi 1868/1897, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Bir Singh (qv)
    • Kanwar Prem Singh, married and had issue.
      • Kanwar Lal Singh, married and had issue.
        • Kanwar Shiv Singh, married and had issue.
          • Kanwar Devendra Singh, maried Kanwarani Amita Kumari, daughter of Mian Ranjit Singh of Jubbal, and his wife, Kanwarani Kamla Devi (see below), and had issue.
    • Kanwar Hira Singh, married and had issue.
    • Kanwar Mehar Singh
    • Kanwar Jagat Singh, married and had issue.
      • Kanwar Madan Singh, married and had issue.
        • Kunwarani Sudakshina Kumari, married Kanwar Daleep Singh of Madhan, and had issue.
      • Kanwar Ram Nand Singh, married Kanwarani Surtu Devi of Kot-Sari, and had issue.
        • Kumari Kamla Devi (see above), married Kanwar Ranjit Singh of Jubbal, and has issue.
        • Kumari Brami Devi, married Kanwar Bahadur Singh of Jubbal, and has issue.
        • Kumari Gopi Devi, married Kanwar Bupinder Singh of Jubbal, and has issue.
        • Kumari Satya Devi, married Kanwar Pratap Singh of Madhan.
        • Thakur Shyam Singh, born 10th March 1948 in Dhadi Rawat, married 5th March 1972 in Kot-Sari, Kanwarani Koshaliya Devi, and has issue.
          • Kumari Anuradha Thakur, married Kanwar Ranjeet Singh of Ratesh.
          • Kumari Bhabita Thakur, married Kanwar Pradeep Sngh of Theog.
          • Kunwar Parveen Singh Thakur, married Kunwarani Nitika Thakur of Tharoch.
          • Kunwar Vineet Kumar Thakur, married Kunwarani Punita Mahta of Arhal (Rohru).
    • Kanwar Sheo Ram
    • Kanwar Hari Singh, married and had issue, six sons.
  • Thakur BIR SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi 1897/1905, married and had issue, three children. He died 1905.
    • Tikka Dharam Singh, he succeeded as Rana Sahib Dharam Singh (qv)
    • Kumari Mathura Devi, married (as his first wife), Thakur Randhir Chand of Madhan.
    • Kumari Shanti Devi, married (as his ninth wife), HH Raja Padam Singh of Bushahr, and had issue, one son
  • Rana Sahib DHARAM SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi 1905/1953, born 1888, installed on the throne on 16th October 1905, married and had issue, two sons. He died 1953.
    • Tikka Jai Singh, he succeeded as Rana Sahib Jai Singh (qv)
    • Kanwar Gian Singh
  • Rana Sahib JAI SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi 1953/1977, born 19th August 1905, succeeded to the throne in 1953, he was married twice, but the names of his two wives are not known, and had issue, seven children. He died 1977.
    • Tikka Narinder Singh, he succeeded as Rana Sahib Narinder Singh (qv)
    • Raj Kumari Krishna Kumari, married Kanwar Bhawani Singh of Jubbal, born 1919, died 1998, and had issue, three sons.
    • Raj Kumari (name unknown), married Amrit Singh Rathor of Bhadshal, M.L.A. of Rohru Constituency in Himachal Pradesh in the 1970's, and had issue, five children.
    • Raj Kumari Sushila Kumari, married 1966, Rajkumar Bhopal Singh, second son of Rana Raghunath Singh of Kotkhai, and has issue.
    • Raj Kanwar Kundun Singh, married 1stly, (name unknown) from Tikri, married 2ndly, Kumari Laxmi Devi, daughter of Kanwar Basant Singh of Madhan, and has issue, five children.
      • Kumari Shardha Devi (by 1st wife), married Kanwar Daleep Singh of Madhan, and had issue (see below).
      • Son (name unknown) (by 1st wife), died young.
      • Kumari Sandhira Kumari (by 2nd wife), married Kanwar Vikram Singh of Shari in Jubbal.
      • Kanwar Yogendra Singh (by 2nd wife), married Kanwarani Surekha Rathore, daughter of Shri Daljeet Singh of Badshal, and has issue, two children.
        • Kanwar Vedant Singh
        • Kumari Vedica Kanwar,
      • Kumari Deepa Kumari (by 2nd wife), married Kanwar Devendra Singh.
    • Raj Kumari Chandra Prabha, married Kanwar Lokendra Singh of Keonthal, and has issue.
    • Raj Kanwar Rajender Singh, born 12th December 1963, married Kumari Vidya Devi, born 1965, and has issue, three children.
      • Kumari Nisha Kumari
      • Kanwar Dharmender Singh
      • Kanwar (name unknown)
  • Rana Sahib NARINDER SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi 1977/2002, born 10th November 1931, succeeded to the throne in 1977, married 1stly, Kumari Chand Prabha, daughter of Thakur Randhir Chand of Madhan, married 2ndly, Kumari Laxmi Devi, another daughter of Thakur Randhir Chand of Madhan, married 3rdly, Kumari Nirmala Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Jagjit Singh of Bushahr, and had issue, nine children. He died 31st March 2002.
    • Tikka Surender Singh, he succeeded as Rana Sahib Surender Singh (qv)
    • Raj Kanwar Ravinder Singh (by 1st wife), born 1958, married Kumari Anita Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Himendra Singh of Jubbal, and has issue, two children.
      • Kumari Arti Devi, born 1984.
      • Kanwar Shalender Singh, born 1988.
    • Raj Kumari Kusum Devi (by 1st wife), born 1960, married Kunwar Yashpal Singh from Rohil, and has issue, two children.
      • Kumari Pooja Dod, married Puneet Gupta.
      • Abhay Dod.
    • Raj Kumari Asha Devi (by 2nd wife), born 10th December 1960, married 5th August 1983, Kanwar Surinder Singh, son of Kanwar Pritam Singh, and his wife, Kanwarani Suraj Dei, daughter of Kanwar Nihal Singh of Chamba, and has issue, two daughters and one son.
      • Kumari Chandni Jandrotia, married Kunwar Harit Jamwal.
      • Kumari Shelly Jandrotia
      • Kanwar Gopal Krishan Singh Jandrotia
    • Raj Kumari Minakshi Devi (by 2nd wife), born 1961, married Kunwar Amar Singh from Tiara, District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, and has issue, a son and a daughter.
      • Kunwar Abhimanyu Singh Mankotia, married 2008, Kunwarani Khushboo Chuni, and has issue.
        • Kunwar Hridhaan Singh Mankotia, born in 2013.
      • Kumari Shubhlakshmi Mankotia
    • Raj Kumari Sangita Devi (by third wife), born 1962, married Kunwar Sitender Singh from Gwalior, and has issue, a son and a daughter.
    • Raj Kanwar Mahinder Singh (by third wife), born 1963, married 5th December 1989, Kumari Sulochna Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Daleep Singh of Madhan, and his wife, Kanwarani Sharda Devi of Dhadi (see above), and has issue, two children.
      • Kumari Nidhi Kumari, born 18th December 1990 at Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal.
      • Kanwar Man Vijay Singh, born 16th December 1992 at Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal.
    • Raj Kumari Vidya Devi (by 1st wife), born 1965 and married in Jammu.
    • Raj Kumari Uma Devi (by 2nd wife), born 1966, married Shri Sanatan Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana of Phohara Durbar in Nepal, and has issue, two daughters.
      • Supriya Rajya Lakshmi Rana, born 1983, died as an infant.
      • Srishti Rajya Lakshmi Rana, born 1987, married Shri Purushartha Bahadur Shah, son of Shri Shambhu Bahadur Shah of Khanchi, Nepal.
  • Rana Sahib SURENDER SINGH, Thakur of Dhadi (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kanwarani Manjira Kumari, married Kanwar Giriraj Singh of Sirmur.
  • Kanwar Sohan Singh, married and had issue.
    • Kumari Saroj Bala, married Kanwar Lokinder Singh of Jubbal, and has issue. (see Jubbal - Kalonta)