KASLI (Jagir)


VILLAGES: 84 (+Nagore Pargana) REVENUE: ACCESSION:
LOCATION: Jaipur DYNASTY: Shekhawat RELIGION: Hindu



PRESENT RULER: Col. Rao LAXMAN SINGH, present Rao Saheb of Kasli since 2006
formerly the Municipal Commissioner, married and has issue.
  • Kunwar Ajit Singh, Inspector General of Police in Jaipur.
  • Kunwar Jagjeet Singh, Proprietor of hotels in Mount Abu.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
  • Rao TIRMAL, Rao Saheb of Kasli, granted the title of Rao and the parganas of Nagore and Kasli (84 villages) by Padshah Akbar as he had saved Akbars life in the battles of Sarnal, Khairabad and Pattan, instrumental in the crowning of Shahzada Salim as the next Padshah of Delhi after Akbar, as the whole plot was planned and made operational in his residence at Kasli, married 1stly, Rani Durga Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Veer Bhan Gaur, married 2ndly, Rani Amrit Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Man Singh Rathore, married 3rdly, Rani Som Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Kalyan Das Rathore, married 4thly, Rani Bal Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Ganeshdan Gaur, and had issue, as well as further issue.
    • Rao Gangaram (qv)
    • Kunwar Banichod of Nagwa
    • Kunwar Udai Karan
    • Kunwar Jas Karan
    • Kunwar Aas Karan
    • Maharani Naurang De, married at Khandela, Maharaja Sur Singh of Jodhpur. She became sati.
    • Thakur Pooran Mal (illegitimate son), he was given the gaddi of Kasli by Shahzada Salim of Delhi, after the latter was offended by Rao Gangaram, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Balram Singh
  • Rao GANGARAM, Rao Saheb of Kasli, married and had issue, five sons. He died at Renwal.
    • Rao Shyam Ram (qv)
    • Kunwar Ratan Ram of Tadas.
    • Kunwar Tulsi Ram of Juliyas.
    • Kunwar Dalpat Ram of Rewasa.
    • Kunwar Kalyan Ram of Palwas, Beejas, Khakholi and Tatinawa.
  • Rao SHYAM RAM, Rao Saheb of Kasli, married three wives, and had issue.
    • Rao Jaswant Singh (qv)
    • Rao Jagat Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Sawant Singh of Anokh.
    • Kunwar Kanak Singh of Anokh
    • Kunwar Mukund Singh of Anokh
    • Kunwar Karan Singh of Gonatu.
    • Kunwar Achal Singh of Sewadh.
    • Kunwar Amar Singh of Sewadh.
    • Kunwar Bhao Singh of Sewadh.
  • Rao JASWANT SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli, married twice, and had issue.
    • Rao Daulat Singh, he laid the foundation of Sikar in 1687; married and had issue. He died 1721.
    • Rao Fateh Singh of Jaspura, Kharodoli, Koomas and Dujod.
    • Kunwar Roop Singh, died sp.
  • Rao JAGAT SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli
  • Rao DEEP SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli fl.1687-1721
  • Rao SARDAR SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli fl.1721-1748
  • Rao RAM SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli fl.1748-1754
  • Rao HATHI SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli fl.1763-1795
  • Rao POORAN MAL, Rao Saheb of Kasli, married and had issue.
    • Rao Sangram Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Baldev Singh
  • Rao SANGRAM SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli fl.1795-1834
  • Rao RAM SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli, married and had issue.
    • Rao Prithvi Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Ranjeet Singh, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Mod Singh, married and had issue.
        • Thakur Kushal Singh
        • Thakur Ganpath Singh
        • Col. Thakur Chandra Singh, served in the Indian Army, retired in 1983, and later served as the Secretary of State Soldiers Board for ten years, married and has issue, two sons.
          • Col. Kunwar Vijay Singh, SM, Bar: serving in the Indian Army, recipient of several gallantry awards.
          • Kunwar Dr. Ajay Singh, Ph.D. (Computer Science), currently (2006) doing research in the U.S.A.
        • Thakur Sang Singh
  • Rao PRITHVI SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli
  • Rao SHOOR SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli, married and had issue.
    • Col. Rao Raj Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Mohabbat Singh
  • Col. Rao Raj SinghCol. Rao RAJ SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli 1992/2006, born 17th September 1909 in Pokaran, acknowledged as the rightful Rao of Kasli in 1992, educated at Rajput Noble School in Chopasani, Jodhpur, at Jaswant College, Jodhpur (Intermediate Degree, 1931), his military service started in October 1931 when he joined the Jaipur Army as a cavalry cadet, the following year he transferred to the Sawai Man Guards in 1932, and he received his commission as an Officer in January 1933; he served at the North West Frontier with his Unit in 1940 and took part in the column campaign, the next year in 1941 he saw active service during the Second World War when he went overseas, serving in Egypt in 1942 and with the 4th Indian Division (8th Army) in Libya in 1943, and then on to Italy in 1944 where he remained till the end of the war; he returned to India in September 1945 and served as Major in Jaipur and then as Lt.-Col. in Cooch-Behar, he served in Kashmir in the Indo-Pak war in 1948 and was appointed Brigade Major in State Forces Head Quarters in Jaipur on his return in February; he was appointed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in March 1949 to command the 1st Jaipur Infantry until it was merged into a unified Indian Army in April 1951 wherein Col. Raj Singh was appointed to command the 2nd Rajputana Rifles; he commanded the 14th Punjab in Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) in 1954 and served as Commander of Whole Rajasthan National Cadet Corps (India) during from 1956 to 1959; he retired from the Indian Army with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, however, he was recalled during the 1965 Indo-Pak War and served as Commander of the Rajasthan N.C.C. again for two more years before retiring again; after retirement he served as Secretary, Rajasthan Soldiers Board and was instrumental in building many Sainik Vishram Grahs (Soldier Rest Houses) throughout Rajasthan including the one in Bani Park, Jaipur; he was awarded the Coronation Medal in 1937, the Italian Medal in 1944, the Africa Medal in 1947 and the General Services Medal after the war, later he was awarded the Kashmir Medal in 1948; he had undertaken restoration work on the old buildings and chattris (cenotaphs) in Kasli, married and had issue, four sons and one daughter. He died 28th November 2006 and his last rites performed with military honours in Jaipur.
    • Rao Saheb Laxman Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Man Singh, an agriculturarist, married and has issue, four daughters.
      • Baiji Lal Kiran Kumari
      • Baiji Lal Madhu Kumari
      • Baiji Lal Shiv Kumari
      • Baiji Lal Kailash Kumari
    • Baiji Lal Ummed Kumari, married Thakur Prithvi Singh Kandhal (Wikipedia Entry) of Karanpura, Associate Director Emeritus, U.S. National Center for Asphalt Technology, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Ravindra Singh, Software Engineer in the USA
      • Baiji Lal Mitra Kumari, Software Engineer in the USA
    • Lt.-Col. Thakur Narpat Singh, retired from the Indian Army, married and has issue, a daughter and a son.
      • Kunwar Shantanu Singh, a Software Programmer/Analyst in the USA.
      • Prof. Shalini Shekhawat, (Ph.D. in Sociology), Professor of Sociology.
    • Thakur Ghanshyam Singh, involved in Restaurant Management; married and has issue, a daughter and a son.
      • Kunwar Dushyant Singh, works in the software industry in the USA.
      • Baiji Lal Minal Singh, pursuing her higher education in the USA.
  • Rao LAXMAN SINGH, Rao Saheb of Kasli (see above)
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