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JAIPUR (Princely State)

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AREA: 40,407 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 1,800,000Rs
ACCESSION: 7th April 1949
STATE: Rajasthan  DYNASTY: Kachhawa (Rajawat clan) RELIGION: Hindu
  REVENUE: 14,343,000Rs (1931) POPULATION: 2,631,775 (1931)
     
PRESENT RULER: HH Sri
                Sawai Maharaja PADMANABH SINGH BahadurHH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai PADMANABH SINGHJI Bahadur, 12th Maharaja of Jaipur and 40th Head of the Kachhawa Rajputs, since 17th April 2011.
born 1998, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; he was adopted by his grandfather as his intended successor on 22nd November 2002 (see below for the photo)
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Predecessor state of Dhundhar (Dausa) founded in 1093 by Duleh Rai (Dulha Rao), a descendant of Raja Nal of Ajodhya. The state was known as Amber from the 1300's to 1727, when a new capital called Jayapura was built, the state was then renamed Jaipur. Rulers were....
  1. Raja SODH DEV, 1st Raja of Dausa 1096/1128, son of Raja Ishwar Das of Gwalior.

  2. Raja DULHA RAO, 2nd Raja of Dausa 1093/1136 or 1128/1136, married 1006, Rani Meroni, a daughter of Raja Ralhan Singh Chauhan, Raja of Ajmer, part of the dowry included the region of Dhundhar, and had issue.
    • Raja Kankal Dev (qv)
    • Kunwar Baikul Dev, Raja of Indurkhi and Biswari; he was expelled from Dausa and moved firstly to Indurkhi and later to Biswari; he married and had issue, the Rampura family of Uttar Pradesh.

  3. Raja KANKAL DEV, 3rd Raja of Dausa 1136/1138

  4. Raja HUNA DEV, 4th Raja of Dausa 1139/1153

  5. Raja JANAD DEV, 5th Raja of Dausa 1153/1185; married and had issue.
    • Raja Pujana Dev [aka Pajjun or Pajawan] (qv)
    • Rao Palanasi, killed in battle in 1185.
    • Rao Jaitsi, killed in battle in 1185.
    • Rao Kansi, killed in battle in 1185.

  6. Raja PUJANA DEV Pajjun/Pajawan, 6th Raja of Dausa 1070/1094 or 1185/1191, he was prominent and trusted general of Raja Prithviraj III and played a major role in the battles of Hansi and Nagour against Muhammed of Ghour; he was appointed the Governor of Mahoba after defeating the Chandel Raja of Mahoba, allied with Raja Prithviraj; in 1185, he and his three brothers Palanasi, Jaitsi, and Kansi and two sons Balbhadra and Bhinvsi were killed in this battle with Jaichand Rathore, while his son Malayasi/Malesi was seriously wounded; married (amongst others), a cousin of Raja Prithviraj III, King of Delhi, and had issue. He was killed in a battle with Maharaja Jaichand of Kannau in 1185, though other sources he was killed in the fisrt battle of Tarain in 1191.
    • Raja Malesi Dev [aka Malayasi] (qv)
    • Rao Balbhadra, killed in battle in 1185.
    • Rao Bhinvsi, killed in batle in 1185.

  7. Raja MALESI DEV, 7th Raja of Dausa 1191/12xx

  8. Raja BYALA DEV, 8th Raja of Dausa 12xx/12xx

  9. Raja RAJA DEV, 9th Raja of Dausa 12xx/12xx

  10. Raja KILHAN DEV, 10th Raja of Dausa 12xx/1276

  11. Raja KANTAL DEV, 1st Raja of Amber 1276/1317, married and had issue, the Gogawat clan, including the Thakurs of Duni.

  12. Raja JANSI DEV, 2nd Raja of Amber 1317/1366, married and had issue.
    • Raja Udayakarna (qv)
    • Rao Kumbha of Banskhoh (one of the 12 bara Kotri), married and had issue, the Kumbhani sub-clan, icluding the Thakur Sahibs of Banskhoh.

  13. Raja UDAYAKARNA, 3rd Raja of Amber 1366/1388, married and had issue, 8 sons. He died 1388.
    • Raja Narsingh Deo (qv)
    • Rao Barsingh Deo, received Mojad (Mozamabad) and was ancestor of the Naruka sub-clan, rulers of Alwar, Uniara, Lawa etc.
    • Rao Balaji, recieved the village of Barwara near Amarsar in 1390, married and had issue. He died 1430.
      • Rao Mokalji 1430/1445 of Barwara, married four wives, and had issue. He died 1445
      • Rao Khemraj
      • Rao Kharud, married and had issue.
        • Rao Khuman, ancestor of the Khumawats, now likely extinct.
    • Rao Shiv Brahm, founder of Nindar (one of the 12 bara Kotri) and ancestor of the Sheobramhpota sub-clan.
    • Rao Patal, recieved Loni and was ancestor of the Patalpota sub-clan.
    • Rao Peepaji, became a local diety.
    • Rao Peethal, ancestor of the Peethalpota sub-clan.
    • Rao Napa

  14. Raja NARSINGH DEO, 4th Raja of Amber 1388/1413, married and had issue. He died 1413
    • Raja Banbir Singh (qv)

  15. Raja BANBIR SINGH, 5th Raja of Amber 1413/1424 (1428/1439), married and had issue. He died 1424.
    • Raja Udha Rao (qv)
    • Rao Naro Singh of Watka (one of the 12 bara Kotri)

  16. Raja UDHA RAO, 6th Raja of Amber 1424/1453 (1439/1467), married and had issue. He died 1453
    • Raja Chandrasena (qv)

  17. Raja CHANDRASENA, 7th Raja of Amber 1453/1502 (1467/1502), married and had issue. He died 1502.
    • Raja Prithviraj Singh I (qv)

  18. Raja PRITHVIRAJ SINGH I, 8th Raja of Amber 1502/1527, he was installed on the gaddi on 11th February 1503; married nine wives, including (a), Rani Bala Bai [Apoorva Devi] of Bikaner, married (b). daughter of Maharana Raimal Singhji of Mewar, married (c), Rani Sohag Devi, daughter of Rao Gyan Gaud, and had issue, 18 sons (5 dsp) and 3 daughters. He died 4th November 1527.
    • Raja Bhim Singh (by Rani Bala Bai) (eldest son) (qv)
    • Raja Puran Mal (son of the Tonwar Queen) (second son)(qv)
    • Raja Baharmalla (by Rani Bala Bai)(fourth son) (qv)
    • Kunwar Sanga Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi) (fifth son), founder of Sanganer, which lapsed to the parent state on his death without issue. One of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
    • Rao Sheo Singh
    • Rao Gopal Singh fl.1550, (by Rani Apoorva Devi), he was granted the Jagirs of Chomu and Samode in 1550, married Rani Satyabhama of Karauli, and had issue.
      • Rao Nathji, married 1stly, Rani Naurangde Chauhan of Bedla, married 2ndly, Rani Lachmawati Solanki of Toda Bhim, and had issue, the Nathawats, one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family, including the Thikana of Raisar.
        • Thakur Karan Singh, ancestor of the Rawats of Chomu.
        • Thakur Jaswant Singh, he was granted the estate of Mundota.
    • Kunwar Rupsi Singh, (son of the Gaud Queen), received the Jagir of Daosa. His son Thakur Jaimal was the ancestor of the Jagirdars of Fatehpur. He died after 1562.
    • Rao Jag Mal (by Rani Apoorva Devi) (sixth son), he was granted the Jagir of Diggi, he left Amber after quarrelling with his father, and lived in Amarkot for a while, where he married his Rani; married Rani Neta Kunwari, daughter of Rana Pahar Singh of Amarkot, and had issue, five sons. He died in 1549.
      • Rao Khangarji, ancestor of the Khangarots, which comprised one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family; early on he took part in many battles and went on to capture Kalkah in 1555, and shortly after commanded the last stronghold of the region, namely Jobner; in 1563, he was captured by Mirza Muhammad Sahrif-ud-din Hussain, the Mughal Governor of Mewat in concert with his cousin Kunwar Suja Singh and was kept imprisoned for over a year until Padshah Akbar learnt of the situation and ordered the release of the prisoners; after his release, he became a lieutenant in Delhi for Raja Bharmal, where he was significant force in the defence of the city against Mirza Ibraham Hussain; later he made his mark in the famous battle of Haldighati in 1576 fighting for Raja Man Singh and the following year at the head of the siege against the rebellious Rao Duda of Bundi; married 19 wives, and had issue, 15 sons, ancestors of the Thakurs of Dudu, Harsoli, Diggi, Lambia, Bachun, Bichoon, Boraj, Jadawata, Banskhoh, Sawarda, Manda, Atoli, Palri, Jhadoli and Mehndwas. He died in 1584, either while fighting in Bengal, or in Purmandal lands near Chittor that had been gifted by Akbar (see Jobner).
      • Rao Sarangdevji, died in battle in 1554.
    • Kunwar Pachayan Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi), founder of Samriya. Ancestor of the Pachayanots, one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
    • Thakur Balbhadra Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi), founder of Achrol. Ancestor of the Balbhadrots, one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
    • Kunwar Surtan Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi), founder of Surothe. Ancestor of the Surtanots, one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
    • Kunwar Chaturbhuj Singh (by Rani Apoorva Devi), founder of Bagru. One of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family.
    • Kunwar Kalyan Das (son of the Sisodia Queen), eight son, he was granted the Jagir of Kalwad. His descendants were one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family, including Padampur, Lotwada and Kalwad.

  19. Raja PURAN MAL, 9th Raja of Amber 1527/1534, received the Jagir of Nimera founding the clan of Puranmalots, one of the bara Kotri (12 chambers) of the Kachhawa Royal Family, married a Rathore Princess, and had issue. He was killed 19th January 1534 in battle at Anaseri.
    • Rajkumar Suja Singh of Nimera fl.1564, he became embittered because he had been denied the throne when his father died as he was too young; he formed an alliance with Mirza Muhammad Sahrif-ud-din Hussain, the Mughal Governor of Mewat and a brother-in-law of Emperor Akbar, and encouraged by Suja Singh, the Mughal Governor led a campaign against the Kachhawa people, and in 1563, Sharif-ud-din captured Khangar along with others.

  20. Raja BHIM SINGH, 10th Raja of Amber 1534/1537, married and had issue. He died 22nd July 1537.
    • Raja Ratan Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumar Askaran Singh, married and had issue.
      • Raja Raj Singh of Narwar, married and had issue.
        • Rajkumar Ram Das

  21. Raja RATAN SINGH, 11th Raja of Amber 1537/1548, died 15th May 1548.

  22. Raja BAHARMALLA [BharMall], 12th Raja of Amber 1548/1574, born about 1499, was granted the Jagir of Narwar, ascending the gaddi at the age of 50 years, he possessed the maturity and diplomacy that his younger power-hungry relatives had not and thus was able to maintain a semblance of peace for nearly a quarter of a century; married (amongst others), (a), Rani Badna Devi, married (b), Rani Champavati, daughter of Rao Ganga Singh Solanki, and had issue. He died 27th January 1574.
    • Raja Bhagwant Das (by Rani Badna Devi) (qv)
    • Raja Bhagwan Das (by Rani Badna Devi), he was granted the Thikana of Lawan; he was granted the title of "bankey raja" by Padshah Akbar of Delhi in recognition of his bravery.
    • Rajkumar Sunder Das
    • Rajkumar Prithvideep
    • Rajkumar Roopsi alias Roopchand
    • Rajkumar Jagannath Singh (by Rani Solankiji), died after 1585.
    • Rajkumar Maheshdas
    • Rajkumar Sadul
    • Rajkumar Bhopat
    • Rajkumar Parshuram
    • Rajkumari Heera Kunwar [Mariam Zamani], married circa 6th February 1562, Padshah Akbar of Delhi,and had issue.

  23. Raja BHAGWANT DAS, 13th Raja of Amber 1574/1589, he was granted the title of Amir ul-Umara by the Mughal Emperor, married and had issue. He died 10th December 1589.
    • Raja Man Singh I Bahadur (son of Rani Bhagwati) (qv)
    • Rajkumar Madho Singh, married and had issue. He died after 1585.
      • Kumar Chhatar Singh, married and had issue. He died March 1630
        • Kumar Bhim Singh, died May 1630
        • Kumar Anand Singh, died May 1630.
    • Rajkumar Chandrabhan Singh (son of the daughter of Raisal Bhati), married the daughter of Raja Puran Mal of Gidhaur.
    • Rajkumar Suraj Singh fl.1580
    • Rajkumar Pratap Singh fl.1600 (son of Rani Bhagwati)
    • Daughter, married Padshah Jehangir of Delhi.

  24. Mirza Raja MAN SINGH I Bahadur, 14th Raja of Amber 1589/1614, born 9th May 1540, married, including (a) 30th January 1593 Rani Akshaya Devi, daughter of the Raja Ram Chandra Dev of Khurda, (b) 23rd December 1596 Rani Kshama Devi (committed sati), daughter of Maharaja Nar Narayan Bhup  of Cooch Behar, and had issue. He died 6th July 1614 at Elichpur.
    • Yuvaraj Jagat Singh, married and had issue. He died 9th October 1599.
      • Raja Maha Singh, born 10th September 1585, received the Jagir of Garha, granted the Title of Raja by the Mughal Emperor, married Rani Damiyanti Devi, grand-daughter of Maharana Udai Singhji of Mewar and had issue. He died 30th May 1617.
        • Mirza Raja Jai Singh I (see below)
    • Rajkumar Jhujhar Singh, Thakur of Raisar. Ancestor of the Madhani subclan and Mansinghot subclan of the Rajawat clan of the Kachhawa Royal Family, including the Thakurs of Ranoli, Siwar, Jhalai and Isarda, married and had issue.
      • [?Kunwarani Kusum Kanwar, married Kunwar Mahesh Das of Jalore, grandson of Maharaja Udai Singh of Jodhpur, and had issue.]
    • Daughter, married 8th June 1608 the Mughal Emperor Jehangir.
    • Mirza Raja Bhao Singh Bahadur (by Rani Sahodra Gaud) (qv)
    • Rajkumar Himmat Singh (son of Rani Jamoti/Jambvanti, daughter of Ratan Singh Chauhan), married and had issue. He died 16th March 1597.
      • Kumar Kushan Singh, died sp.
    • Rajkumar Durjan Singh (son of Rani Sahodra Gaud), received the Jagir of Dhula in Jaipur, a General in the army of the Mughal Emperor, captured the fort of Kakruya in 1596, and recaptured the fort of Bhusna, later in the same year, killed in a naval engagement, twelve miles off Vikrampur on the 5th September 1597.
    • Rajkumar Sakat Singh (son of Rani Sumitra, daughter of Ishwar Das Rathore), received the Jagir of Paharia in Jaipur, died before 1608.
    • Rajkumar Kesho Das (son of Rani Kshama Devi).
    • Rajkumar Atibal Singh (son of Rani Kshama Devi).

  25. Mirza Raja BHAO SINGH Bahadur, 1th Raja of Amber 1614/1621, died 13th December 1621 sp.

  26. Mirza Raja JAI SINGH I Bahadur, 16th Raja of Amber 1621/1667 , born 15th July 1611, Mirza Raja [cr.1639], married and had issue. He died 28th August 1667 in Burhanpur.
    • Mirza Raja Ram Singh I Bahadur (qv)
    • Rajkumar Kirat Singh, ancestor of the Rajas of Kama, married and had issue. He died 1673.
      • Baijas Kaur, married 1678, Shahzada Muhammad Azim of Delhi, born 1664, died 1712.
    • Daughter, married Raja Mahendra Keerat Singh of Bhadawar.

  27. Mirza Raja RAM SINGH I Bahadur, 17th Raja of Amber 1667/1688, married and had issue. He died April 1688  at Kohato.
    • Yuvaraj Kishan Singh, married and had issue. He died March 1682.
      • Mirza Raja Bishan Singh Bahadur (qv)

  28. Mirza Raja BISHAN SINGH Bahadur, 18th Raja of Amber 1688/1699, born 1672, married and had issue. He died 31st December 1699.
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh II Bahadur (qv)
    • Mirza Raja Bijay Singh, Mirza Raja [cr.1708], died October 1729.
    • Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Budh Singhji of Bundi.

  29. Sri Sawai Maharaja JAI SINGH II Bahadur, 19th Raja of Amber and 1st Maharaja of Jaipur 1699/1743 , born 4th November 1688, Saramad-i-Rajahae Hind [cr.1721], Raj Rajeshwar, Shri Rajadhiraj, Maharaja Sawai [cr.1723], married 1stly, March 1701, daughter of Kunwar Udit Singh (nephew of Raja Uttam Ram Gaur of Sheopur), married (b), Maharani Chandra Kunwar, daughter of Maharana Sangram Singhji II of Udaipur, married (c), a daughter of Raja Bhim Singhji I of Banera, and had issue. He died 21st September 1743 at Jaipur.
    • Maharajkumar Shiv Singh, born 1702, married and had issue, 2 sons. He died of cholera in August 1724 along with his mother.
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Ishwari Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Madho Singh I Bahadur (by the Udaipuri Maharani)(qv)
    • Daughter, married Rao Raja Dalel Singhji of Bundi.
    • Daughter, married Maharaja Abhai Singhji of Jodhpur.

  30. Sri Sawai Maharaja ISHWARI SINGH Bahadur, 2nd Maharaja of Jaipur 1743/1750, born 1721, married (amongst others) (a), Maharani Ajab Kunwar, daughter of Raja Surtan Singhji of Banera. He died 12th December 1750, took poison along with 3 Queens and a concubine. A further 21 other wives committed sati next day.

  31. Sri Sawai Maharaja MADHO SINGH I Bahadur, 3rd Maharaja of Jaipur 1750/1768, born December 1728, received the Jagir of Rampura in 1729, but lost it to the Marathas in 1757, married (amongst others) (a), 15th May 1761, the daughter of Raja Fateh Singhji of Ratlam, married (b), the daughter of Rawat Jaswant Singhji of Deogarh, married (c), Maharani Ratan Kunwar, a daughter of Raja Sardar Singhji of Banera, and had issue. He died 5th March 1768.
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Prithvi Singh II Bahadur (by Deogarh Princess)(qv)
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Pratap Singh Bahadur (by Deogarh Princess) (qv)

  32. Sri Sawai Maharaja PRITHVI SINGH II Bahadur, 4th Maharaja of Jaipur 1768/1778, born 1762, married (a), a Princess of Bikaner, married (b), a Princess of Kishangarh, and had issue. He died 13th April 1778.
    • Maharajkumar Man Singh, (by the Kishangarh Rani), born 1777, living in exile in 1820.

  33. Sri Sawai Maharaja PRATAP SINGH Bahadur, 5th Maharaja of Jaipur 1778/1803, born 2nd December 1764, married 1799 and had issue. He died 1803.
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Jagat Singh II Bahadur (qv)

  34. Sri Sawai Maharaja JAGAT SINGH II Bahadur, 6th Maharaja of Jaipur 1803/1818, married a Bhati Princess, died 1834, and had issue. He died 21st November 1818.
    • Sri Sawai Maharaja Jai Singh III Bahadur (by Maharani Bhatianiji) (qv)
    • ?Kunwar Sangram Singh, ?adopted to Jhalai (or Isarda), married and had issue.
      • Thakur Nahar Singh of Jhalai.

    Sri Sawai Maharaja MAN SINGH II [Rajkumar Mohan Singh of Narwar], Maharaja of Jaipur [22.12.1818] - [25.4.1819] (usurper), born about 1809, son of Raja Manohar Singh of Narwar, installed on the gaddi by an ambitious noble but deposed on the birth of the rightful heir.

  35. Sri Sawai Maharaja JAI SINGH III Bahadur, 7th Maharaja of Jaipur 1819/1835, born 25th April 1819, married (amongst others) (a), 1829, Maharani Ratan Kunwar, eldest daughter of Maharao Shri Sheo Singhji of Sirohi, married (b), Maharani Chandrawatiji of Sankotra, and had issue. He died 6th February 1835.
    • Sawai Maharaja Sir Ram Singh II Bahadur (by Maharani Chandrawatiji) (qv)

  36. Sri Sawai Maharaja Sir RAM SINGH II Bahadur, 8th Maharaja of Jaipur 1835/1880, born 27th September 1835, was granted a sanad of adoption in 1862, G.C.S.I. [cr.1863], received a personal gun salute of 19, which was raised further to 21 guns at the Delhi Durbar in 1877, made a Counsellor of the Empire, C.I.E. [cr.1878], married amongst others (a), 1863, a daughter of Maharaja Takhat Singhji of Jodhpur. He died spm on 17th September 1880.

  37. HH Saramand-i-Rajha-i-Hindustan Raj Rajindra Sri Maharajadhiraj Sawai Sir MADHO SINGH II Bahadur, 9th Maharaja of Jaipur 1880/1922, born as Kunwar Qayam or Kaim Singh, younger son of the Thakur Sahib of Isarda on 29th August 1861, his personal gun salute was raised to 19 in 1887, and further increased to 21 in 1896, G.C.S.I. [cr.1888] , G.C.I.E. [cr.1900] , G.C.V.O. [cr.1903], made an Honourary Colonel of the 13th Rajputs (Shekhawati Regiment), married to five official wives (and 18 concubines who gave him 50 to 60 children, 107 according to a different source, of whom 18 sons were alive in 1935 and one son was still alive in 1985), 1stly, the daughter of Thakur Budh Singh Pal of Amargarh in Etah-Karauli, married 2ndly, 1881, the 3rd daughter of Maharaja Prithvi Singhji of Kishangarh, died 25th March 1893, married 3rdly, 1882, HH Maharani Ba Kunwarba Sahiba, died after 1922, daughter of HH Raj Sahib Mansinhji II Ranmalsinhji of Dhrangadhra, and his third wife, HH Rani Baiji Kunwarba Sahiba, married 4thly, 1891, daughter of the Thakur of Khamor in Shahpura, married 5thly, 1892, the daughter of Thakur Jivraj Singh of Rori in Bikaner, by whom he had one daughter. He died 7th September 1922.
    • Lallji Moti Singh
    • Raja Gopal Singh, his fathers favourite son. Was possibly considered as his successor which would have caused considerable problems amongst the Jaipur nobles. He died 1920.
    • Raja Jaswant Singh, still living in 1985.
    • Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Sagat Singh of Idar.
    • Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Hanut Singh of Idar.
    • Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Abhay Singh of Idar.
    • Baisa (name unknown), married Rao Raja Mohan Singh, born 10th March 1905, son of Rao Raja Gulab Singh of Jodhpur, and had issue, three sons and one daughter.

  38. HH Shri
                      Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai Man Singh II Bahadur
                      (1911-1970)HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai MAN SINGH II Bahadur, 10th Maharaja of Jaipur 1922/1970, born as Kunwar Mor Mukut Singh, younger son of Thakur Saheb Sawai Singhji of Isarda on 21st August 1911 in Isarda, adopted 24th March 1921 by his predecessor, Rajpramukh of Rajasthan [xx.3.1949] - [xx.10.1956], Member of the Rajya Sabha [3.4.1962] - [8.11.1965], married 1stly, 30th January 1924, HH Maharani Marudhar Kunwar, daughter of HH Maharaja Dhiraj Maharaja Sri Sir Sardar Singhji Bahadur of Jodhpur, married 2ndly, 24th April 1932, HH Maharani Kishore Kanwar, daughter of HH Maharaja Sumer Singh of Jodhpur, married 3rdly, 9th May 1940, HH Maharani Gayatri Devi, born 23rd May 1919 in London, died 29th July 2009 in Jaipur, daughter of HH Maharaja Jitendra Narayan Bhup Bahadur of Cooch Behar, and his wife, HH Maharani Indira Devi, and had issue. He died 24th June 1970 in Cirencester, UK and was cremated three days later in Jaipur.
    • HH Maharani Prem Kumari (by 1st wife), born 13th June 1929 in Simla, married 27th May 1948, HH Maharawal Shri Jaideepsinhji of Baria, and had issue. She died 1970.
    • HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai Bhawani Singh Bahadur (by 1st wife) (qv)
    • Maharaj Jai Singh (by 2nd wife), Raja Saheb of Jhalai, born 5th May 1933 in Staines, educated at Harrow School 1946/1951, he was granted the Thikana of Bhagwatgarh by his father in 1948; married 1983, Rani Vidya Devi, born October 1942, daughter of Kanwar Rajinder Singh of Jubbal, and has issue.
      • Rajkumar Ajit Singh
    • Maharaj Prithviraj Singh (by 2nd wife), born 10th December 1935, educated at Harrow School 1950/1954, he was granted the Thikana of Mangarh by his father in 1948; married 1961, Maharaj Kumari Devika Devi, daughter of Maharaj Ramendra Kishore Dev Varman of Tripura, and has issue.
      1. Rajkumar Vijit Singh, married 1991, Rajkumari Meenakshi Devi, daughter of Maharaj Pushpendrasinhji Virbhadrasinhji of Lunawada.
    • Maharaj Jagat Singh (by 3rd wife), Raja Saheb of Isarda, born 15th October 1949, educated at Harrow School 1963/1967, married 10th May 1978 (div.), Mom Rajawongse Priyanandana Rangsit of the Royal Family Thailand, born 3rd July 1952, and had issue. He died 5th February 1997 in London.
      • Rajkumari Lalitya Kumari Singh, born 3rd February 1979.
      • Maharaj Devraj Singh, Raja Saheb of Isarda 1997/-; born 13th January 1981.

  39. HH Sri Sawai Maharaja BHAWANI SINGH
                    BahadurBrig. HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai BHAWANI SINGH Bahadur M.V.C., 11th Maharaja of Jaipur 1970/2011, born 22nd October 1931 in Jaipur, educated in Kashmir, Dehradun and then at Harrow School (UK) 1946/1950, commissioned into Indian Army in the 3rd Cavalry regiments as a Second Lieutenant in 1951, selected for the Presidents bodyguard in 1954, posted to HQ 50 (Indep.) Para Brigade in 1963, selected and posted as Adjutant, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun 1964/1967, volunteered for the new Para Commando Unit and was posted to 10 Para Commando as 2nd-in-command in June 1967, became the commanding officer in the following year, awarded the second highest gallantry award "Maha Vir Chakra" in 1971, for his part in the Indo-Pak war, took voluntary retirement in 1974, he was granted the rank of Brigadier for life, served as the first Resident High Commissioner to the State of Brunei from July 1993 to January 1997; he was also a noted polo player in his youth; married 10th March 1967, HH Maharani Saheba Padmini Devi, daughter of Lt. HH Maharaja Rajendra Prakash Bahadur of Sirmur, and his second wife, HH Maharani Indira Devi, and had issue. He died 17th April 2011 in Gurgaon of multi-organ failure.
    • Maharajkumari Diya Kumari, born 1970, married 1997, Kanwar Narendra Singh Rajawat of Sawai Madhopur, son of Thakur Budh Singh of Kotda village in Tonk; he was granted the title of Maharaj in 2003, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Padmanabh Singh, he succeded as HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai Padmanabh Singhji Bahadur, 12th Maharaja of Jaipur (qv)
      • Baiji Lal Gorvi Devi [Gaurvi Kumari], born 1999.
      • Kunwar Lakshyaraj Singh, born 2005.

  40. HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir Sawai PADMANABH SINGHJI Bahadur, 12th Maharaja of Jaipur (see above)
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Jaipur adoption
                ceremony 22nd November 2002
Adoption ceremony of Kunwar Padmanabh Singh, on 22nd November 2002 in Jaipur.