MADHAN (Zaildari)


AREA: 72.52 kmē
REVENUE: Rs15,000 ACCESSION:
LOCATION: Himachal Pradesh
DYNASTY: Chandela RELIGION: Hindu
AGENCY: Punjab Hill States Agency POPULATION: 4,500 (1931)

PRESENT RULER: Thakur DEVINDER CHAND, Thakur Sahib of Madhan since 1957
born 1935, married 1stly, Kumari Dwarka Wati, daughter of Thakur Shamsher Singh of Ratesh, and his wife, Thakurani Yamuna Wati, married 2ndly, 1972, Thakurani Leelawati Devi, born 1954, daughter of Kanwar Ajan Singh of Ratesh, and his wife, Kumari Kala Devi of Theog, and has issue.
  • Tikka Yogendra Chand (by Thakurani Dwarka Wati), married Tikka Rani Getanjali Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Gopal Singh of Bashahr, and his wife, Kanwarani Sheela Kumari, and has issue.
    • Kanwar Digvijay Chand
    • Kanwar Abhuman Singh
  • Kumari Bhageshwari Kumari, married Kanwar Randhir Singh of Jubbal, and has issue.
  • Kumari Shakuntala Kumari (by Thakurani Dwarka Wati), married Kanwar Rajinder Singh of Theog, born 1948, and has issue.
  • Kumari Hemlata Kumari
  • Kumari Kusum Kumari (by Thakurani Leelawati Devi), married Kanwar Yudhvir Singh of Jubbal, born 1969, and has issue.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The rulers share a common line of descent with the founders of Theog and Ghund, who were all together sons of a Chandela Rajput of Jaipur. The state was made subordinate to Keonthal by a sanad of September 1815. Rulers were....
  • Thakur DHARAM CHAND, Thakur of Madhan 1761/1793, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Nakul Chand (qv)
    • Mian Dwarka Singh
    • Mian Rawalru Singh, married and had issue. He died 1823.
      • Mian Sanwal Das
    • Mian Chail Singh, married and had issue. He died 1857.
      • Mian Gopal Singh, born 1831.
      • Mian Raghunath Singh, born 1847.
      • Mian Devi Singh, born 1855.
  • Thakur NAKUL CHAND, Thakur of Madhan 1793/1839, married and had issue. He died 1839.
    • Thakur Sansar Chand (qv)
  • Thakur SANSAR CHAND, Thakur of Madhan 1839/1868, married and had issue. He died 1868.
    • Thakur Bishan Chand (qv)
    • Mian Ram Saran, born 1844, died 1891.
  • Thakur BISHAN CHAND, Thakur of Madhan 1868/1905, born 1842, married and had issue. He died 1905.
    • Tikka Kharak Chand, born 1879, died sp in 1902.
    • Thakur Randhir Chand (qv)
    • Kanwar Bijay Singh, born 1889.
    • Kanwar Udham Singh, born 1890, Tikka of Madhan 1905/-, married and had issue.
      • Kanwar Basant Singh, married Kanwarani Sunu Devi of Kolhara in Jubbal, and had issue.
        • Kumari Laxmi Devi, married (as his second wife), Raj Kumar Kundun Singh of Dhadi, and has issue.
  • Thakur RANDHIR CHAND, Thakur of Madhan 1905/1957, born 1887, he succeeded his father to the gadi on 31st December 1905; married 1stly, Thakurani Mathura Devi, daughter of Thakur Bir Singh of Dhadi, married 2ndly, a Kumari of Ghund, married 3rdly, a Kumari of Khaneti, married 4thly, a Kumari of Banjura, married 5thly, Thakurani Krishna Devi of Suket, and had issue. He died 1957.
    • Thakur Devinder Chand (by Thakurani Krishna Devi) (qv)
    • Kanwar Daleep Singh (by Thakurani Krishna Devi), married Kunwarani Sudakshina, daughter of Kunwar Madan Singh of Dhadi, and had issue.
      • Kanwar Mahender Singh, married Kanwarani Pratibha Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Gopal Singh of Bashahr, and his wife, Kanwarani Sheela Kumari.
      • Kumari Sulochna Kumari, married 5th December 1989, Rajkumar Mahinder Singh of Dhadi, and has issue.
      • Kanwar Virender Singh B.A., LL.B.,, born 25th July 1973, married 18th November 2005, Kanwarani Sunita Kumari, and has issue.
        • Kanwar Tanmay Singh.
      • Kumari Sushma Singh M.A., born 2nd August 1978.
      • Kumari Praveena B.A., born 3rd May 1982.
    • Kanwar Narinder Singh (by Thakurani Krishna Devi) [of Narwar in Madhan, married a daughter of Kanwar Mohan Singh of Ratesh]
    • Kanwar Gyan Singh (by Thakurani Krishna Devi), married Kanwarni Kamla Devi of Kunihar, and has issue.
    • Kumari Chandra Prabha (by Banjura Rani), married (as his first wife), Thakur Narinder Singh of Dhadi, and had issue.
    • Kumari Laxmi Devi (by Banjura Rani), married (as his second wife), Thakur Narinder Singh of Dhadi, and had issue.
  • Thakur DEVINDER CHAND, Thakur of Madhan (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kanwar Ajit Singh of Madhan, married and has issue.
    • Kanwar Man Mohan Singh, married 1992, Raj Kumari Anjana Kumari, born 22nd December 1966 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, daughter of Rana Narendra Singh of Kotkhai, and his wife, Kumari Roop Kumari of Beja.
  • Kanwar Krishen Singh, married 1983, Kumari Pushpa Devi, born 1965, daughter of Kanwar Ajan Singh of Ratesh, and his wife, Kumari Kala Devi, and has issue, one son.
  • Kanwar Pratap Singh, married Kumari Satya Devi, daughter of Kanwar Ram Nand Singh of Dhadi, and his wife, Kanwarani Surtu Devi.
  • Kanwarani Savitri Devi, married Kanwar Rupeshwar Singh of Keonthal, and has issue.
  • Kanwar Lal Singh, married and had issue.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Kunwar Devki Singh of Koti, and had issue.
      • Kumari Kiran Kumari, married Kanwar Randhir Singh of Ghund, and has issue.
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