|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
was founded in 1730. The Rao Bahadur maintains a military
force of 47 infantry and 3 guns (in 1893). Rulers were...
- Rao PADAM SINGH,
1st Rao of Jigni 1730/1790, son of Maharaja
Chhatrasal, Raja of Panna,
and succeeded to his maternal inheritance, married and
had issue. He died 1790.
- Rao Lakshman Singh I (qv)
Rao LAKSHMAN SINGH
I, 2nd Rao of Jigni 1790/1806, married and
- Rao Prithi Singh (qv)
- Thakur Hurthi Singh, married and had issue.
Rao PRITHI SINGH,
3rd Rao of Jigni 1806/1830, at the time of the British
occupation, he was in possession of 14 villages which
were confiscated, two years later six villages were
restored by a sanad
from the British Government in 1810, married and had
issue. He died 1830.
Rao BHOPAL SINGH,
4th Rao of Jigni 1830/1870, born posthumously in 1830,
married and had adoptive issue. He died sp in
- (A) Rao Lakshman Singh II Bahadur (qv)
Rao LAKSHMAN SINGH
II Bahadur, 5th Rao of Jigni 1870/1892, born
1860, succeeded to the gadi on 16th September 1871 (#1),
younger son of Maharaja Mahendra Nirpat Singh Ju Deo
Bahadur of Panna, he
was granted the additional title of Bahadur at the
Delhi Durbar in 1877; married and had adoptive issue,
as well as further issue. He died spl in April
1892 (#2 p.122).
- Rao Raja Hira Singh Ju Deo, Honourary Lieutenant
- (A) Rao Bhanu Pratap Singh [aka Fateh Singh]
Rao BHANU PRATAP
SINGH, 6th Rao of Jigni 1892/1931, born 18th
May 1878 (#3 p.38), son
of Kunwar Ganga Singh (cousin of Raja Malkhan Singh Ju
Deo Bahadur of Charkhari), he succeeded to the gadi by adoption
on 8th April 1892 (#3 p.38);
educated at the High School in Charkhari; he was
granted administrative powers on 19th April 1901 (#3 p.38), married and had
issue, as well as adoptive issue. He died 7th December
1931 (#4 p.40).
- Rajkumar Arimardan Singh, adopted by HH
Maharajadhiraj Sipahdar-ul-Mulk Ganga Singh Ju Deo
of Charkhari and succeded there as Rao Arimardan
Singh later HH Maharajadhiraj Sipahdar-ul-Mulk Sir
Arimardan Singh Ju Deo Bahadur of Charkhari.
- Ranidhirani Thirthraj Kumari, married Rajadhiraj
Hari Singhji of Achrol,
and had issue.
- HH Maharani Sathya Prema Kumari [Rajlakshmi],
married (as his first wife), 15th May 1938 (sep'd.),
HH Maharaja Shri Sir Jaya Chamaraja Wadiyar Bahadur
of Mysore. She died
sp in 1983.
- (A) Kunwar
Bhupendra Vijay Singh (qv)
INTERREGNUM [7.12.1931] - [8.1.1934]
Rao BHUPENDRA VIJAY
SINGH, 8th Rao of Jigni 1934/- , born 13th
July 1916 (#5 p.26) as
Kunwar Bhupendra Vijay Singh, son of HH Sawai Maharaja
Punya Pratap Singh of Ajaigarh,
he succeeded by adoption on 8th January 1934 (#4 p.32), educated at Daly
College, Indore (Diploma Examination, 1935) and at
Ewing Christian College, Allahabad (Intermediate
Examination); he was invested with ruling powers on
9th March 1938 (#6 p.76).