|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
was founded in the 15th century, by a scion of the
Ali-Rajpur family. The founder is said to have come
originally from Faizabad district in Oudh and to have
settled at Jobat in the 15th century. The state has two
jagirdars, viz. the Thakur Saheb of Borjhar and the Thakur
Saheb of Kanda, both are blood relations of the Rana
Saheb. The Rana maintains a military force of 5 cavalry
and 44 infantry (as of 1892). Rulers were...
- Rana KESAR DEO,
1st Rana of Jobat, younger brother of Rana Gugal Deo
of Ali Rajpur.
- Rana SABAT SINGH,
Rana of Jobat, married Rani (later) Majee Saheb Gunga
Saroop Shree Jeet Kunwarba, died after 16th April
1864, and had issue. He died 1864.
- Rana Ranjit Singh (by Rani Jeet Kunwarba)(qv)
- Rana RANJIT SINGH,
Rana of Jobat 1864/1874, he made an Agreement (No.
CCXXII) in 1864 to cede such land as might be required
for a railway passing through his territories; married
and had issue. He died 1874.
- Rana SARUP SINGH,
Rana of Jobat 1874/1897, born 1866, succeeded as a
minor in 1874 (#1)
which was recognised by the Government of India,
during his minority, the estate remained under
management, married and had issue.
- Rana INDRAJIT SINGH,
Rana of Jobat 1897/1916, he abdicated in 1916.
- Rana BHIM SINGH,
Rana of Jobat 1917/1968, born 10th November 1915 and
succeeded by being selected by the Government of India
on 20th May 1917 (#2),
he was the second son of the Thakur Saheb of Borjhar,
Investiture was 14th March 1936, educated at Daly
College, Indore and St. John's College, Agra (FA
1935), married 20th November 1939, Rani Mukund Kunwar,
daughter of Capt. HH Rana Sir Ranjit Singhji of Barwani, and had issue,
three sons and two daughters. He died 8th May 1968.
- Rana Arjun Singh (qv)
- Rajkumar Deependra Narayan Singh, educated at Daly
College, Indore. (Bala Khana
Rajaganj, Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India)
- Rajkumar Dileep Singh Rathore, educated at Daly
College, Indore; married 2nd June 1971, Rajkumari
Bhubaneshwari Devi [Rani Bhubaneshwari Devi of
Jobat], elder daughter of Rao Bahadur Raja Yadvendra
Singh Judeo of Alipura,
and his wife, Rani Chandraprabha, and has issue, two
daughters. (Near Nerr Nagar opp. Blue Water
Park, Indore 452016, Madhya Pradesh, India)
- Kumar Rani Chandrika Kumari, married to Kumar
Saheb Harsh Vardhan Singh Deo of Dhenkanal, and
has issue, one son and one daughter.
- Kumar Som Kirti Singh Deo, studying at
- Kumari Nilambika Kumari
- Rani Himantika Kumari Devi, married Raja Braj
Keshari Deb of Aul,
and has issue, three daughters.
- Rajkumari Padmakshi Devi (twin), born
12th August 2001.
- Rajkumari Ambujakshi Devi (twin), born
12th August 2001.
- Rajkumari Kamakshi Devi, born 12th
- Rajkumari Shakuntala Devi, married Raja Vijay
Bahadur Singh of Haraha, Dist. Barabanki, U.P., and
has issue, two daughters and one son.
- Rajkumari Shailooki Singh, married in
Naigarhi, and has issue, one son and one
- Rajkumari Sangeeta Singh
- Rajkumar Veer Bhadra Singh
- Rajkumari Yashodha Devi, died aged 9 years old.
- Rana ARJUN SINGH,
Rana of Jobat 1968/1984, born 28th May 1938, married
Rani Shakuntala Devi (now Rajmata Shakuntala Devi of
Jobat), daughter of Kunwar Kesari Singh of Danta in Jaipur,
and his wife, Kunwarani Bishan Kanwar of Osian, and
had issue. He died 7th June 1984.
- Rana Upendra Singh (qv)
- Rajkumar Bhawani Singh, born 16th June 1965 in
Indore, Madhya Pradesh; educated at the Daly
College, Indore and at the Sydenham College of
Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, graduating in 1986
with a Bachelor of Commerce; married 21st May 1991
in Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajkumarani Manisha
Singh, eldest daughter of Maharaj Ganga Singh of Banswara, and his
wife, Rani Shailesh Kumari, and has issue, one
- Rana UPENDRA SINGH,
Rana of Jobat (see above)