|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Rasul
a Pathan, was granted a commission by Emperor Shah Jahan
of Delhi, and received five villages and a share of the
revenue of a tract of land, which formed the nucleus of
the estate in 1632. Estate holders were...
- Rasul Khan, he was a risaldar in the service of Shah
Jahan, and in 1637 he was appointed keeper of the fort
at Bahraich and was granted five villages of the old
pargana Salonabad for the payment of his troops;
married and had issue. He fl.1632
- Jahan Khan, married and had issue. He fl.1650
- Mohammad Khan, he was the first to settle at
Nanpara, married and had issue.
- Raja Karam Khan (see below)
- Mahamud Khan, married and had issue.
- Raja KARAM KHAN,
Raja of Nanpara, he was granted the title of Raja by
Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula in 1763 for his successful
exertions against the Banjaras; married and had issue.
- Raja MUSTAFA KHAN,
Raja of Nanpara -/1777, he succeeded to a fairly
prosperous and peaceful Estate, but as he refused to
pay the increased revenue of 5,000Rs which was
demanded from him by Major Hancock on behalf of the
Oudh Government, he was carried off to Lucknow and
imprisoned where he died, married and had issue. He
died in 1777 at Lucknow.
- Raja SALEH KHAN,
Raja of Nanpara 1777/1790, he was an able
administrator and expanded the estate through the
purchase of land in Bahraich, married and had issue.
He died 1790.
- Raja Madar Bakhsh Khan (qv)
- Raja MADAR BAKASH
KHAN, Raja of Nanpara 1790/1807, he extended
the cultivation so much that in 16 years the revenue
increased four-fold; he obtained a third of the
confiscated estate of Guniganj, shortly before he
died; married and had issue. He died 1807.
- Raja Munawar Ali Khan (qv)
- Raja MUNAWAR ALI
KHAN, Raja of Nanpara 1807/1847, born 1806,
married 1stly Rani (name unknown) of Charda,
married 2ndly, 1847, Rani Zeenat Begum [Umrao Jaan],
daughter of Nawab Mahdi Quli Khan, a General in the
Awadh army, and had issue. He died 1847.
- Raja Jang Bahadur Khan (by the Charda Rani) (qv)
- Raja Sir JANG
BAHADUR KHAN C.I.E., Raja of Nanpara
1847/1902, born 1845 (#1),
the Junior Rani contrived to obtain the support of the
queen mother of Oudh and for five years, incessant
warfare raged throught the estate, resulting in its
utter ruin, although it recovered during the latter
parft of the Rajas long administration; Honorary
Magistrate and Honorary Munsif; he served on the
council of the Lieutenant-Governor; the title of Raja
was confirmed as hereditary on 4th December 1877 (#2), he was created a C.I.E.
in 1886 and raised to the dignity of K.C.I.E. in 1901,
married 1868, Rani Sultan Shaan Begum, younger
daughter of Nawab Mahdi Quli Khan, General in the
Awadh army, and had issue. He died 2nd May 1902.
- Raja Mohammed Siddiq Khan (by Rani Sultan Shah
- Rani Kaniz Begum, born 16th February 1866, married
Raja Mumtaz Ali Khan of Utraula-Bilaspur
Oudh, died 1934. She died 1919.
- Rani Sarfaraz Begum, born 25th June 1868, married
1stly, Raja Sayyid Muzaffar Ali Khan, Raja of Bahadurnagar,
married 2ndly, Raja Sayyid Ashfaq Ali Khan of
Mohammadi, died 1915, and had issue. She died in
- Raja Syed Mohammad Sa'adat Ali Khan (by
2nd husband) (qv)
- Rani Qamar Zamani Begum
- Raja MOHAMMED
SIDDIQ KHAN, Raja of Nanpara 1902/1907, born
8th September 1869, married (div.), 15th June 1890,
Rani Qamar Zamani Begum, and married a further four
wives (#4) unequally, (a)
Rani Saltanat Begum, she adopted her husband's nephew
on 9th March 1909, living 28th May 1914, married (b),
Rani Dilaphja, living 22nd August 1912, married (c),
Rani Champa, living 22nd August 1912, married (d),
Rani Nasim Sahri (married 2ndly, in May 1908), living
22nd August 1912, and had issue (not in line of
succession), as well as adoptive issue. He died spm on 30th
December 1907 (#4).
- (A) Raja Syed
Mohammad Sa'adat Ali Khan (qv)
- Raja Syed MOHAMMAD
SA'ADAT ALI KHAN, Raja of Nanpara 1925/1975,
born 2nd November 1904, Taluqdar of Nanpara in
Bahraich Dist., and Taluqdar of Mohammadi in Kheri
Dist.; educated at Colvin Taluqdars' College, Lucknow;
he succeeded to the estate of Nanpara on 9th March
1909 and gained full administrative rights on 3rd
November 1925; Member of the United Provinces
Legislative Assembly; Patron of the U.P. Aero Club,
married 1stly, Rani Razia Sultana, daughter of the
Zamindar of Sherpur, married 2ndly, Rani Zubaida
Begum, daughter of Syed Mustafa Raza, and his wife,
Mary Lyng, daughter of William Lyng, and had issue. He
- Rajkumar Syed Asif Ali Khan (by Rani Zubaida
Begum), born 27th February 1927 in Lucknow, sometime
Heir to the Nanpara Estate; married 1stly (div.),
Rajkumarani Sajida Sultan, daughter of HH Sardar
Nawab Mohammed Mushtaq al-Hassan Khan Bahadur of Baoni, Madhya Pradesh,
married 2ndly, August 1951 in Lucknow, Rajkumarani
Husnara Begum (Dillan), daughter of Ali Hassan Khan,
Manager of Nanpara Estate, and had issue. He died
2002 in Karachi.
- Kumar Wasif Ali Khan, educated at Colvin
Taluqdars College and La Martinere College in
Lucknow, married 1992 in Pakistan, Kumarani Fakhra
Begum (Fakhra Wasif Ali Khan), and has issue. (U.S.A.)
- Kumari Daniya Wasif Ali Khan
- Kumar Yusuf Ali Khan
- Kumari Fawzia Khan
- Kumari Zeenat Khan, born 14th July 1955 in
Lucknow, married 5th January 1973, Mohammad Sayeed
Khan, and has issue.
- Farah Sayeed, born 31st March 1974,
married 26th January 1999, Omer Ehtisham, and
has issue, a son.
- Dara Zy Omer, born 15th February
- Saba Sayeed, born 21st May 1975,
married 10th August 2006, Emad Raheem.
- Shehzad Sayeed, born 19th September
- Kumari Yasmeen Ali Khan, born 7th September
1957, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree,
married 26th April in Lucknow, Umer Hayat Khan,
and has issue.
- Jamshed Hayat Khan
- Nasha Umer Khan
- Anushe Khan
- Kumari Sadia Khan, born 30th April 1960 in
Nanpara, educated at college (two years),
achieving a Diploma in Television and Radio
broadcasting, married 27th February 1995, Humayun
Hayat Khan, and has issue.
- Mansour Akram Nader
- Yasmin Akram Nader
- Eman Akram Nader
- Zahra Almas Khan
- Rajkumari Ruqaiya Begum (by Rani Zubaida Begum),
married and had issue, two sons and one daughter.
- Rajkumari Sofia Begum (by Rani Razia Sultana)
- Rajkumari Zakia Begum (by Rani Razia Sultana)
- Rajkumari Zubaida Begum
- Rajkumar Syed Tariq Saadat Ali Khan (by Rani
Zubaida Begum), born 7th March 1938 in Lucknow,
married 7th March 1969 in Karachi, Pakistan, Nishat
Tariq Ali, and has issue, three daughters. He died
16th September 2016.
- Kumari Mahmooda Wasif, born 30th January 1970
in Karachi, married 16th April 1994 in Karachi,
Pakistan, Wasif Mirza, and had issue, four sons.
- Mohammed Ovais Mirza
- Humza Ali Mirza
- Omar Sultan Mirza
- Ali Wasif Mirza
- Kumari Adra Khan, born 14th August 1973 in
Karachi, Pakistan, educated at the Institute of
Business, Karachi (M.B.A.); married 8th February
1998 in Karachi, Pakistan, Adil Khan, and has
- Yousuf Khan
- Minell Khan
- Saad Khan
- Asad Khan, born 5th May 2008 in
- Kumari Alina Tariq Ali, born 17th August 1983
in Karachi, Pakistan.
- Raja Syed Shariq Ali (by Rani Zubaida Begum) (qv)
- Rajkumari Suraiya Sadaat Ali Khan (by Rani Zubaida
Begum), married and has issue, one daughter.
- Rajkumari Amenah Sadaat Ali Khan (by Rani Zubaida
Begum), born 21st July 1955, married and has issue,
one son and one daughter. ('Nanpara House',
- Raja Syed SHARIQ
ALI, Raja of Nanpara (see above)