NIMAJ (Thikana)


VILLAGES: 11 (1901)
VILLAGES: Rs 70,000 (1901)
ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Jodhpur DYNASTY: Rathore - Udawat clan RELIGION: Hindu
AREA: 67,769 acres POPULATION: 15,735



PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: Thakur BHAGWATI SINGHJI, 15th and present Thakur Saheb of Nimaj and Sirayat of Jodhpur (Jagram Durg, Nimaj, Rajasthan, India)
One of eight Premier Nobles of Marwar (Sirayat), married a Princess of Salumber, and has issue.
  • Kunwar Bhuwan Singh
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The founder of the family was Rao Udaji, a grandson of Rao Jodhaji of Marwar. The estate was situated 155 kilometres south-east of Johpur. Estate holders were......
  1. Thakur JAGRAM SINGH, 1st Thakur of Neemaj 1708/-, died after 1733.

  2. 2nd Thakur of Neemaj

  3. 3rd Thakur of Neemaj

  4. 4th Thakur of Neemaj

  5. Thakur SURTAN SINGH, 5th Thakur of Neemaj -/1820, (brother of Thakur Sur Singh, died 26th June 1820), died 26th June 1820.

  6. 6th Thakur of Neemaj

  7. Thakur SANWANT SINGH, 7th Thakur of Neemaj, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Sawai Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Shiva Singh of Mohrra.
    • Kunwar Lakshman Singh

  8. Thakur SAWAI SINGH, 8th Thakur of Neemaj

  9. 9th Thakur of Neemaj

  10. 10th Thakur of Neemaj

  11. Thakur CHATAR SINGH, 11th Thakur of Neemaj 1870/1901, born about 1854 in the Ramgarh family, he succeeded by adoption in 1870; Member of the Jodhpur State Council in 1882, married 1887, Thakurani Mehtab Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Tej Singh of Bhawad (see Khetasar), and had issue. He died in January 1901.
    • Thakur Prithvi Singh (qv)

  12. Thakur PRITHVI SINGH, 12th Thakur of Neemaj 1901/1913, born 1888, he was related to the Ramgarh, Morra, Saisra and Agewa families; married and had issue. He died 1913.
    • Thakur Ummed Singhji (qv)

  13. Thakur UMMED SINGHJI, 13th Thakur of Neemaj 1913/-, 13th Thikanedar of Nimaj, born 7th June 1909, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; installed in 1930; married 1927 in Sikar, Thakurani Phool Kanwar, eldest daughter of Rao Raja Bahadur Kalyan Singh of Sikar, and had issue, seven sons and five daughters.
    • Rani Sahiba Prem Kumari, married Maharaj Bhim Singhji of Shivrati, and has issue.
    • Thakur Udai Singhji (qv)
    • Thakur Daulat Singhji, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married in Gujarat, Thakurani Pratap Kumari of Danta. (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)
    • Thakur Shyam Singhji, married a Princess of Rajpipla in Gujarat, and has issue, two sons.
      • Col. Kunwar Nipendra Singh, married a Princess of Dhenkanal in Orissa.
      • Kunwar Anirudh Singh, married to Jamnagar (Nawanagar).
    • Baiji Lal Man Kanwar
    • Baiji Lal Chandra Kanwar
    • Thakur Man Singh, born 1939, married 1968, Thakurani Durga Kanwar, born 1949, daughter of Raj Rana Hari Singhji of Tana, and his wife, Rani Marudhar Kanwar, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Nandi Vardhan Singh
      • Khunwar Harsh Vardhan Singh, married Kunwarani Shrinidhi Singh, daughter of Captain Kunwar Narjeet Singh of Singhnai, and his wife, Kunwarani Keshavlata Kumari, daughter of Rana Ran Bahadur Singh Jandaive of Balsan.
    • Baiji Lal Munni Kawar
    • Brig. Thakur Pratap Singhji V.S.M., A.D.C., educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and Government College, Ajmer; served in the Indian Territorial Army and later entered politics and served as M.L.A. from Jaitaran Constituency; married Thakurani Jaikirti Kumari, daughter of Thakur Janak Singhji of Chomu, and had issue, two sons and one daughter. He died October 1999.
      • Capt. Thakur Ridhiraj Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and at St. Stephens College, Delhi; served in the Indian Territorial Army; married a grand-daughter of Maj. Thakur Shaitan Singhji P.V.C., and has issue.
        • Kunwar Amritanshu Rathore, presently (2008) studying in Jodhpur.
      • Baisa Tripti Kumari [Thakurani Tripti Kumari of Bitar], married Lt.-Cdr. Thakur Anshuman Chauhan of Bitar, U.P., son of Lt.-Gen. Thakur D.S. Chauhan (Army Commander, Central Command), and has issue, one son and one daughter.
        • Kunwar Tribhuvan Chauhan
        • Kumari Padmanjali
      • Thakur Himanshu Rathore, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, Loretto School, Edinburg, Scotland and Jai Hind College, Bombay; presently (2008) working with Tajsafaris at Bandhavgarh National Park, M.P.
    • Baiji Lal Shyam Kawar
    • Insp.-Gen. (ret'd.) Thakur Raghu Raj Singhji, born 5th May 1945 in Nimaj, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; at King George School, Ajmer and Government College, Ajmer (Bachelors of Arts); served in the Border Security Force and retired as Inspector General in 2005, married 26th May 1972 in Jobner, Thakurani Vijay Laxmi, and has issue, a son and a daughter.
      • Kunwar Rishiraj Singh Rathore, born 1975 in Nimaj, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; at Delhi University (Bachelor of Commerce) and at Monash University, Melbourne (Master of Business Systems); married 28th January 2005 at Castle Bijaipur, Rajkumari Priyanka Kumari, daughter of Rawat Rao Narendra Singh of Bijaipur and his wife, Rani Harendra Kanwar.
      • Baisa Ritu Kawar, married Kunwar Jagat Singh of Sankotra.
    • Thakur Shakti Singhji, married to Roha in Kutch, and has issue, two sons.
      • Kunwar Jaivardhan Singh
      • Kunwar Rajyvardhan Singh

  14. Thakur UDAI SINGHJI, 14th Thakur of Neemaj, born 1931, married Thakurani Pritan Kunwar, daughter of Raja Sangram Singh of Khandela-Junior, and his wife, Rani Kishore Kanwar, and had issue, four sons and one daughter.
    • Baisa Nagendra Kunwar, married Col. Kunwar Bhupendra Singhji of Nimrana.
    • Thakur Bhagwati Singhji (qv)
    • Thakur Bhagirath Singh, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and St. Stephens College, Delhi; a hotelier; married in Jaipur, Thakurani Malvika Kumari of Danta, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
      • Kunwar Purnjai Rathore, born 21st December 1990, passed out from Mayo College, Ajmer, then attended The King's School, Sydney, as an exchange student, and is currently (2009) studying at the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad.
      • Baisa Chandravali Kumari, born 25th January 1996, presently (2009) studying at Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer.
    • Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh, married to Thikana Haveli Amarkot in Pakistan.
    • Thakur Bharat Singh, married to Dhanariya.

  15. Thakur BHAGWATI SINGHJI, 15th Thakur of Neemaj (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Thakur Sahib of Neemaj, married Thakurani Lad Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Bhagwant Singh of Mandawa Line II, and his wife, Thakurani Suraj Kanwar.
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The family residence is Nimaj Palace