LOCATION: Rajasthan AREA: 3,781 kmē PRIVY PURSE: Rs 198,000 POPULATION: 101,103 (1901) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: xx DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Sisodia - Ahra Guhilot clan SEAT: Dungarpur City ACCESSION: 7th April 1949
born 14th August 1931 (#1)(#2 p.294), educated at the University of Delhi, married 3rd May 1955, HH Maharani Dev Kunwar, daughter of Maharajkumar Sri Bijaya Singh of Bikaner, and his wife, Maharajkumarani Manohar Kanwar, and has issue.
- Yuvraj Shri Harshvardhan Singh, born 6th June 1956, married 1stly, Yuvrani (name unknown), married 2ndly, 20th April 2001 at Sodawas, Yuvrani Priya Darshini Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sunder Singh of Sodawas, and his wife, Thakurani Chanda Kanwar, and has issue.
- Rajkumari Shivatmika Kumari [Saubhagyakangshini], born 1990, married 24th January 2015 in Bangalore, Tikka Saheb Jaideepsinhji Mandhattasinhji of Rajkot.
- Rajkumari Trishikha Kumari, born 1994, married 27th June
2016 at Amber Vilas Palace, HH Maharaja Yaduveer
Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wodeyar of Mysore, son of Swarup Anand
Gopalaraja Urs of the Bettada Kote branch of the Mysore
Royal Family, and his wife, Tripurasundari Devi, daughter of
Sirdar Rama Chandra Raj Urs, and his wife, Maharajkumari
Gayatri Devi Yavaru of the Mysore Royal Family.
- Maharajkumari Kirti Kumari, born 25th October 1959, married 26th February 1982, Maharajkumar Daivat Singh of Sirohi.
- Rawal SAMANT SINGH, 1st Rawal of Bagar 1197/1209 or 1179/1192, he possessed himself of Galiakot on the banks of the Mahi River, and by driving the Bhil occupants back, made himself master of the province of Bagar, married and had issue.
- Rawal Jayat Singh (qv)
- Rawal Sinhad Deo (qv)
- Rawal JAYAT SINGH,
2nd Rawal of Bagar 1209/1218
- Rawal SINHAD DEO, 3rd Rawal of Bagar 1218/1248, married and had issue.
- Rawal Jay Singh Deo (qv)
- Rawal Deopali Deo (qv)
- Rawal JAY SINGH DEO, 4th Rawal of Bagar 1248/1251
- Rawal DEOPALI DEO, 5th Rawal of Bagar 1251/1278, married and had issue.
- Rawal Virsinh Deo (qv)
- [Rawal SEHARDAI, Rawal of Bagar 1277/-, he was ambitious and powerful enough to attack the Imperial Commandant of the Pargana of Aspur, and was successful in killing the Commandant in the battle that followed on Magh Sudi 9th, VS 1335 (ca 1278/1279) and annexing the pargana to his domain; married and had issue.
- Rawal Duda (qv)]
- [Rawal DUDA, Rawal of Bagar, in a dispute with the Parmar
rulers of Galiakote, he marched against them and drove them
out, making Galiakote his new capital;]
- Rawal VIRSINH DEO, 6th Rawal of Bagar 1278/1303, he attacked a Bhil chief called Rao Dungaria, who didn't acknowledge his authority and by a strategem, he killed the Bhil chief and his warriors and named the newly conquered territory after the vanquished chief, Dungarpur, this occurred on Phagun Badi 7th, VS 1415 (ca1358); married and had issue. He died 1358. [Note]
- Rawal Bhoo Chand (qv)
- [Rawal BASTUNDI [aka Bhushandi], Rawal of Dungarpur 1358/1359, he constructed the Hanumant Pol and the Bhasmasur Temple; married and had issue. He died 1359]
- Rawal Dungarsi [aka
Dungar Singh] (qv)
- Rawal BHOO CHAND, 7th Rawal of Bagar 1303/1331, married and had issue.
- Rawal Dungar Singh (qv)
- Rawal DUNGAR SINGH,
8th Rawal of Dungarpur 1331/1363 or 1359/1361, married and had
issue. He died 1361.
- Rawal Karan Singh I (qv)
- Rawal KARAN SINGH I, 9th Rawal of Dungarpur 1363/1384 or 1361/1383, married and had issue.
- Rawal Jaykrishna (qv)
- Rawal Mahipal Singh I (qv)
- Rawal Kanhad Deo (qv)
- [Rawal KANARDEY, Rawal of Dungarpur 1383/1405, he built a
new palace for himself and named it the Kanarda Pol, married
and had issue. He died 1405.]
- Rawal JAYKRISHNA,
10th Rawal of Dungarpur 1384/1386
- Rawal MAHIPAL SINGH I,
11th Rawal of Dungarpur 1386/1398
- Rawal KANHAD DEO, 12th Rawal of Dungarpur 1398/1403, married and had issue.
- Rawal Pratap Singh [aka Pata Rawal](qv)
- Rawal PRATAP SINGH,
13th Rawal of Dungarpur 1403/1423 or 1405/1440, he constructed
a tank, named after himself the Patela; married and had issue.
He died 1440.
- Rawal Gopinath Singh [aka
Gaipa Rawal] (qv)
- Rawal GOPINATH SINGH, 14th Rawal of Dungarpur 1423/1447 or 1440/1455, married and had issue.
- Rawal Soma Das (qv)
- Rawal SOMA DASJI,
15th Rawal of Dungarpur 1447/1479 or 1455/1481, during his
reign, he was attacked by the Muslim ruler of Malwa, who was
bought off by a large sum of money; married and had issue. He
- Rawal Ganga Dasji [aka
Ganga Rawal or Gangadeva](qv)
- Rawal GANGA DASJI,
16th Rawal of Dungarpur 1479/1497 or 1481/1504, married
(amongst others), a daughter of Rao Pathalji of Modpur and Nawalshyam,
and had issue. He died 1504.
- Rawal Udai Singh I (qv)
- Rawal UDAI SINGH I, 17th Rawal of Dungarpur 1497/1527 or 1504/1527, after his death, his sons divided the territory between them in 1529; married and had issue. He died in battle on 17th March 1527 at Khanwa.
- Rawal Prithviraj Singh (qv)
- Rawal Jagmal Das, founder of Banswara.
- Rawal PRITHVIRAJ SINGH, 18th Rawal of Dungarpur 1527/1549, married and had issue.
- Rawal Askaran Singh (qv)
- Thakur Akheraj Singh, married and had issue.
- Kunwar Bagha Singh, killed in a battle with Mughal
forces in April 1573.
- Kunwar Durga Singh, killed in a battle with Mughal forces in April 1573.
- Rawal ASKARAN SINGH,
19th Rawal of Dungarpur 1549/1580 or 1587, he founded the town
of Aspur, named after himself; later his state was attacked by
Mughal forces in April 1573 and he was forced to flee to the
hills, Dungarpur was then looted; married and had issue. He
- Rawal Sahas Mal (qv)
- Rawal SAHAS MAL,
20th Rawal of Dungarpur 1580/1606 or 1587/1604, married and
had issue. He died about 1604.
- Rawal Karan Singh II [aka Karamsi] (qv)
- Rawal KARAN SINGH II, 21st Rawal of Dungarpur 1606/1609 or 1604/1609, married Rajkumari Baijilal Pranmati, daughter of Raja Udai Singh, Raja of Jodhpur 1583/1595, and had issue.
- Rawal Punjaraj Singh (qv)
- Rawal PUNJARAJ SINGH, 22nd Rawal of Dungarpur 1609/1657 or 1609/1665, married and had issue.
- Rawal Girdhar Das (qv)
- Rani Ajayab De, married (as his 1st wife), 1627, Rao Amar Singh, Rao of Nagaur (see Jodhpur).
- Rawal GIRDHAR DAS,
23rd Rawal of Dungarpur 1657/1661, married and had issue. He
- Rawal Jashwant Singh I (qv)
- Thakur Hari Singh [aka
Keshri Singh], he was granted the estate of Sabli, married
and had issue.
- Several generations
- Maharaj Jaswant Singh of Sabli, married and had issue.
- Maharawal Udai Singhji II (see below)
- Maharaj Shri Bheru Singhji Sahib, married and had issue.
- Thakurani Kamla Kunwar, married (as his 2nd wife), Thakur Tej Singh of Depur.
- Thakur Shambhu Singh of Sabli, born 1885.
- Baijilal (name unknown), married Kunwar Govind Singh of Vageri.
- Thakur Parbat Singh of Ora, born 1879.
- Thakur Umaid Singh of Mandwa
- Rawal JASHWANT SINGH I, 24th Rawal of Dungarpur 1661/1691 or 1659/1690, married and had issue.
- Rawal Khuman Singh (qv)
- Thakur Fateh Singh, he was granted the estate of Nandli.
- Rawal KHUMAN SINGH, 25th Rawal of Dungarpur 1691/1702 or 1690/1700, married and had issue.
- Rawal Ram Singh (qv)
- Rawal RAM SINGH,
26th Rawal of Dungarpur 1702/1730 or 1700/1728, married and
had issue. He died 1728.
- Rawal Shiv Singh (qv)
- Rawal SHIV SINGH,
27th Rawal of Dungarpur 1730/1785 or 1728/1783, married and
had issue. He died 1783.
- Rawal Vairi Sal (qv)
- Rawal VAIRI SAL,
28th Rawal of Dungarpur 1785/1790 or 1783/1789, married and
had issue. He died in 1789.
- Rawal Fateh Singh (qv)
- Rawal FATEH SINGH,
29th Rawal of Dungarpur 1790/1808, married and had issue. He
- Maharawal Jashwant Singhji II (qv)
- Maharawal JASHWANT SINGHJI II, 30thMaharawal of Dungarpur 1808/1825, he signed a treaty with the British in 1818, guaranteeing against external aggression; in about 1820, he adopted Dalpat Singh of Pratapgarh who became the effective ruler from 2nd May 1825. The death of Dalpat Singh's only son in 1845, meant that he would succeed in Pratapgarh thus preventing him from succeeding in Dungarpur. Maharawal Jashwant Singh II, was therefore permitted in 1845 to adopt Hanwant Singh the son of the Thakur of Mungala, however Udai Singh, the adopted son of Dalpat Singh eventually succeeded in Dungarpur, while a son of Dalpat Singh by a second wife succeeded in Pratapgarh; married and had adoptive issue. He died at Brindaban on 19th December 1845 (Posh Sudi 6th, VS 1902).
- (A) Kunwar Dalpat
Singh, adopted in 1820 from Pratapgarh where he succeeded
- (A) Kunwar Hanwant
Singh, adopted in 1845 from Mungala.
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Maharawal Shri UDAI SINGHJI II Bahadur, 31st Maharawal of Dungarpur 1846/1898 born 22nd May 1839 or 1838, son of Maharaj Jaswant Singh of Sabli (see above), he succeeded to the gadi by adoption, on 28th September 1846, married 1stly, 1855, the daughter of Rao Sheo Singhji of Sirohi, married 2ndly, HH Maharani Chauhaniji Sahiba I, the elder daughter of Thakur Sardar Singh, Thakur Sahib of Molan in Banswara, married 3rdly, HH Maharani Chauhaniji Sahiba II, the younger daughter of Thakur Sardar Singh, Thakur Sahib of Molan in Banswara, and had issue. He died 1898.
- Maharajkumari Sringar Kanwar, married in December 1872, Maharawal Bairi Sal, Maharawal of Jaisalmer
- Yuvaraj Khuman Singh, born 28th April 1856, married 1875, a daughter of the Raja of Ratlam, and had issue. He died 30th October 1893.
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Mahimahendra Maharawal Shri Sir Bijay Singhji Bahadur (qv)
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Mahimahendra Maharawal Shri Sir BIJAY SINGHJI Bahadur, 32ndMaharawal of Dungarpur 1898/1918, born 17th July 1887, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; he succeeded to the gaddi on 13th February 1898 and was invested with full ruling powers in 1909; K.C.I.E. [cr. June 1912]; married 1stly, 19th January 1907, HH Maharani Devendra Kumari, daughter of HH Raja Sir Jashwant Singhji Bahadur of Sailana, married 2ndly, 13th June 1917, HH Maharani Sugan Kunwar of Sindhavadar in Wankaner, born 23rd September 1901, died 7th December 1952, and had issue. He died 15th November 1918.
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Mahimahendra Maharajadhiraja Maharawal Shri Sir Lakshman Singhji Bahadur (see below)
- Maharaj Virbhadra Singh, born 27th February 1909, married Rani Tej Kunwar, daughter of Major General Apji Sir Onkar Singhji of Palaitha, and had issue. He died 16th November 1972.
- Rani Girdhar Kumari, born 1932, married 1948, Maharaj Hukam Singh of Jaisalmer, and has issue.
- Rani Narendra Kumari, born 16th September 1934, married in Kutch, Maharaj Shri Dilipsinhji of Kutch, born 16th August 1927, and had issue. She died 23rd October 2000.
- Maharaj Samar Singh, married Rani Mridula Kumari, daughter of Maharaja Bahadur Kamal Singh of Dumraon, and his wife, Maharani Usha Rani, and has issue.
- Kunwar Shivendra Singh
- Kunwar Sudhir Singh
- HH Maharani Rama Kunver, born 20th February 1911, married 5th February 1929, HH Maharana Raj Saheb Pratapsinhji of Wankaner, and had issue. She died 10th February 1991.
- Maharaj Nagendra Singh, born 18th March 1914, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and Cambridge University, England. He obtained his Doctorate in Law from the same university and joined the Indian Civil Sevice (ICS). Appointed a Judge and later became the Chief Justice of the International Court Of Justice, The Hague; married in Dungarpur, 11th February 1940, Rani Pushpa Kumari, born 1920, died 11th August 1996, daughter Col. HH Maharaja Mahendra Sir Yadvendra Singh Ju Deo Bahadur of Panna, and his first wife, HH Maharani Shri Manhar Kunverba. He died 11th December 1988.
- Maharaj Pradyuman Singh, born 1st February 1918, married Rani Indira Kumari, daughter Capt. Rao Krishnapal Singh of Awagarh, and his wife, Rani Darshan Kumari, and had issue.
- Maharaj Anirudh Singh, married Baiji Lal Veena Kumari, daughter of Thakur Narain Singh of Diggi, and his wife, Thakurani Kamla Kumari, and has issue.
- Kunwar Shakti Singh, married Kunwarani Kaushika Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Shri Balbhadra Singhji of Kapren in Bundi, and his wife, Rani Rohini Kumari, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
- Bhanwar Aprajit Singh
- Bhanwar Baisa Gaurangini Kumari
- Kunwarani Ravi Prabha, married Kunwar Hitendra Dev Singh
- Maharaj Manvendra Singh, B.A., born 13th December 1947 in Agra, educated at K. R. College, Mathura (Uttar Pradesh); Member of Congress 1978/-; elected to Lok Sabha VIII in 1984; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation; Railways; Surface Transport; Food Processing Industries; Agriculture and Education 1984/1989; re-elected to Lok Sabha IX 1989; Chairman of the House Committee 1989/1990; Member of the General Purposes Committee 1990/-; Member of the Committee of Priviliges 1990/-; Member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries 1990/-; re-elected to Lok Sabha XIV 2004/-; Member of the Committees on Industry, Defence and the Members of Parliament Local Area Development scheme; President of the Brij Kala Kendra and the Governing Body of B.R. College, Agra; Treasurer of All India Kshatriya Maha Sabha 1974; Secretary of the Braj Jaycees, Mathura 1982/1983; President of the Uttar Pradesh Volleyball Association, for six years; Member of the Rotary Club, Mathura; former Patron of the Delhi Distt. Cricket Association (DDCA) for ten years; married 25th November 1969, Rani Urmila Kumari, and has issue, one son. (Awagarh House, Dampier Nagar, Mathura - 281 001, Uttar Pradesh, India)
- Maharaj Indrajit Singh, married Rani Purnima Kumari, and has issue.
- Rajkumar Parakram Singh, married 2010, Rajkumari Shaivya Singh, daughter of Raja Dr. Sanjay Singh of Amethi.
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Mahimahendra Maharajadhiraja Maharawal Shri Sir LAKSHMAN SINGHJI Bahadur G.C.I.E., K.C.S.I., 33rd Maharawal of Dungarpur 1918/1989, born 7th March 1908 (#1)(#2 p.294), Member of the Rajya Sabha 1952/1958, MLA 1962/1989, he was educated at Mayo College, Ajmer from November 1919 to March 1927 (Class-Captain 1926/27); he succeeded to the gadi on 15th November 1918 (#2 p.294) and was invested with full ruling powers on 16th February 1928 (#2 p.294); Member of the Standing Committee of Chamber of Princes 1931/1947; Delegate to the Cabinet Mission, 1946; he represented the Indian States on the Negotiating Committee; negotiated the Princely States' entry into the Constituent Assembly; Vice President of Mayo College General Council; Patron and President of the Rajputana Cricket Association; Patron of the Cricket Club of India; Member of the MCC, captained Rajputana XI against MCC and Australian XI on four occasions; President of the Swatantra Party in Rajasthan 1961/69, President of All-India Kshatriya Nahasabha 1962/-; G.C.I.E. [cr.1947], K.C.S.I. [cr. 3.6.1935], he was a keen naturalist and was interested in agriculture and the study of wild life; married 1stly, 8th February 1920 (#2 p.294), HH Maharani Brijraj Kunwar, born 26th November 1907, died 21st January 1982, daughter of Kunwar Man Mahendra Bikram Singh of Bhinga, married 2ndly, 8th March 1928 (#2 p.294), HH Maharani Manhar Kunwar, born 2nd May 1914, died 8th October 1975, daughter of Lt.-Col. HH Umdae Rajhae Buland Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Sir Madan Singhji Bahadur of Kishangarh, and his second wife, Maharani Yashwant Kunwari, and had issue. He died 6th June 1989.
- Thakorani Rajendra Kumari, born 16th January 1928 (#2 p.294), married 25th November 1944, Thakore Saheb Dharmendra Singhji of Muli.
- HH Maharani Sushila Kumari, born 25th July 1929 (#2 p.294), married 25th February 1944, HH Maharaja Karni Singhji of Bikaner, and had issue.
- HH Maharani Hitendra Kumari (Hemand Kumari), born 30th July 1930 or 26th July 1930 (#2 p.294), married 30th January 1948, HH Maharana Prithviraj Singhji of Danta.
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Mahimahendra Maharajadhiraja Maharawal Shri Mahipal Singhji II Bahadur (see below)
- HH Rani Krishna Kumari, born 4th January 1933, married 21st February 1951, HH Raja Lalit Sen of Suket and has issue.
- Maharaj Jai Singh of Binchiwada, born 19th May 1934, married 1963, Rani Anupama Kumari, born 1939, daughter of Lt. Col. HH Maharaja Manabendra Shah Sahib Bahadur of Tehri-Garhwal, and his wife, HH Maharani Suraj Kanwar, and has issue.
- Rajkumar (name unknown), married Kumari Sweety
Baisa, daughter of Kumar Shri Dr. Dilavarsinhji Sahib of
Lodhika, and his wife, Rajkumari Bhavar Baisa, daughter of
Maharaj Shri Madan Singhji of Idar.
- Maharaj Raj Singh, born 19th December 1935 in Dungarpur, educated at Daly College, Indore; a former first class cricketer, he played in 86 first class cricket matches from 1955 to 1971 for Rajasthan as a medium-fast bowler, taking 206 wickets at an average of 28.84; he served as a selector of the Indian national team for two terms, he also managed the Indian cricket team four times on overseas tours, has served as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India 1996/1999 and was President of the Cricket Club of India for 13 years. He died unmarried on 12th September 2009 in Mumbai.
Thakur DALPAT SINGHJI, born 1808, died 1864, effective ruler of Dungarpur from 1825 till 1844, Regent of Dungarpur 1845/1846 and Maharawat of Pratapgarh.
- HH Rai-i-Rayan Mahimahendra Maharajadhiraja Maharawal Shri MAHIPAL SINGHJI II Bahadur (see above)