KHARWA (Istimrardari)


VILLAGES: 15 (1931)
PRIVY PURSE: 72,000Rs (1931) ACCESSION: 1948
STATE: Jodhpur (Ajmer Dist.)
DYNASTY: Rathore - Jodha clan - Sakatsinghot subclan RELIGION: Hindu

PRESENT RULER: Rao Saheb CHANDRA SEN, 16th and present Rao Saheb of Kharwa
he is a Tazimi Istimrardar of Kharwa in Ajmer District, Jodhpur
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: This estate of fifteen villages, covering an area of 45 square miles was founded about 1590 by Rao Sakat Singh (son of Raja Udai Singhji of Jodhpur), who was granted the estate by Padshah Akbar as a reward for saving him from drowning as well as for his services to Padshah Akbar in his campaign against Bengal. Estate holders were...
  • Thakur SAKAT SINGH, 1st Thakur Saheb of Kharwa fl.1590, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Karan Singh (qv)
  • Thakur KARAN SINGH, 2nd Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Hukum Gir (qv)
  • Thakur HUKUM GIR, 3rd Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Kalu Singh (qv)
  • Thakur KALU SINGH, 4th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Fateh Singh (qv)
  • Thakur FATEH SINGH, 5th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Amar Singh (qv)
  • Thakur AMAR SINGH, 6th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Ram Singh I (qv)
  • Thakur RAM SINGH I, 7th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Suraj Mal (qv)
  • Thakur SURAJ MAL, 8th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Deo Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Chatar Singh of Deogarh
  • Thakur DEO SINGH, 9th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Gulab Singh of Nasun
  • Thakur PRATAP SINGH, 10th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Ram Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Shyam Singh of Bhawani Khera or Bhawanipura.
  • Thakur RAM SINGH II, 11th Thakur Saheb of Kharwa, married and had issue.
    • Yuvaraj Jaswant Singh, married and had issue.
      • Rao Saheb Thakur Madho Singh (qv)
  • Rao Saheb Thakur MADHO SINGH, 12th Rao Saheb of Kharwa -/1898, Honorary Magistrate and Munsif within the limits of his own estate, he was granted the title of Rao Saheb as a personal distinction in 1877, married and had issue, one son and one daughter. He died 8th November 1898.
    • Rao Saheb Thakur Gopal Singh (qv)
    • Rani Mool Kanwar, married 1892, Raja Sajjan Singh of Khandela-Junior, and had issue.
  • Rao Saheb Thakur GOPAL SINGH, 13th Rao Saheb of Kharwa 1898/1939, born 17th October 1873, he was sentenced to four years of imprisonment in the Todgarh Fort for organising a revolt against the British, and every spring on the anniversary of his death, the residents of Kharwa and nearby villages gather at a mela (celebration or fair) to commemorate their former Thakur Saheb; married and had issue. He died 1939.
    • Rao Saheb Ganpat Singh (qv)
    The estate was placed under attachment by the Government on 27th June 1915, but this was subsequently withdrawn and the estate was placed under the management of the Court of Wards
  • Capt. Rao Saheb GANPAT SINGH, 14th Rao Saheb of Kharwa 1939/(1948), born 17th August 1895 in Kharwa, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; he served in the Western Command with the rank of Captain; he was elected to the Ajmer Legislative Assembly in 1951; he was part of the Assembly Progressive Party and together with other landowners, he opposed the Ajmer Abolition of Intermediaries and Land Reforms Act of 1955; he contested the Beawar seat unsuccessfully in the 1957 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election; married and had issue. He died after 1957.
    • Rao Saheb Keshav Sen (qv)
    • Rajkumari Lakshmi Kanwar, married (as his second wife), Raja Ram Singh of Khandela-Senior, and has issue.
  • Rao Saheb KESHAV SEN, 15th Rao Saheb of Kharwa, married Rani Uma Kanta Devi, born 1924, daughter of Raja Vijaipratap Narayan Bahadur Pal of Mahson, and his wife, Rani Pratap Kunwar.
  • Rao Saheb CHANDRA SEN, 16th Rao Saheb of Kharwa (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Thakurani Suraj Kanwar, married Thakur Ajit Singhji of Mandawa Pana I.
  • Kunwar Ghanshyam Singh, married Baijilal Priti Kumari, daughter of Rawat Lalit Singhji of Bansi.
  • Thakur of Kharwa, married a daughter of Thakur Bahadur Singhji of Mukangarh.
  • Thakur Govind Deo fl.2005
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