PIPLODA (Princely State)

 
AREA: 156 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 30,000Rs  ACCESSION: 15th June 1948
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Dodiya Rajput RELIGION: Hindu
POPULATION: 12,792 (1891) REVENUE: 110,000Rs (1891)
 
     
PRESENT RULER: Raja RAGHURAJ SINGH, Rawat Saheb of Piploda since 1936. ("Piploda House" Manoramaganj, Indore 452001, Madhya Pradesh, India)
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in 1547 by Rawat Sawalsinghji, a younger son of the Rawat of Mandawal. Rulers were....
  • Thakur SADAL SINGHJI [Shardul Singhji], 1st Thakur and founder of Piploda; married and had issue.
  • Thakur PRITHVI SINGHJI, Thakur of Piploda 1820/-, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Umed Singhji (qv)
  • Thakur UMED SINGHJI, Thakur of Piploda, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Onkar Singhji (qv)
  • Thakur ONKAR SINGHJI, Thakur of Piploda -/1863, married and had adoptive issue. He died 12th November 1863.
    • (A) Rawat Dulai Singhji [Dule Singhji] (qv)
  • Maharawat DULAI SINGHJI, Maharawat of Piploda 1863/1888, born 1852, succeeded 30th November 1863, 13th in descent from founder, married and had issue. He died 26th October 1888 (#1).
    • Rao Kesri Singhji (qv)
    • Kuwar Rudhnath Singhji Dodiya, married and had issue.
      • Kuwar Narayan Singhji Dodiya
      • Kuwar Natwar Singhji Dodiya
    • Kuwar Vijay Singhji Dodiya, married and had issue.
      • Kuwar Man Singhji Dodiya, married and had issue, one son.
      • Kuwar Bhagwat Singhji Dodiya, married a lady of Sarsi, and had issue , two sons and one daughter.
      • Kuwar Pravin Singhji Dodiya, married a lady from Sikandarabad in U.P., and had issue, one son and three daughters.
      • Kuwar Kirat Singhji Dodiya, married Kuwarani Gajendra Kumari from Ranasan, G.J., and had issue, two sons and two daughters.
      • Baisa (name unknown) Kumari, married Rana Dongar Singh of Barwaha, born 1900, and had issue, two sons and one daughter.
      • Baisa Gauri Kumari [Rani Gauri Kumari of Jhaknaoda], married, (as his second wife), Thakur Narayan Singhji Rathore of Jhaknaoda in Jhabua, M.P., and had issue, one daughter.
        • Baisa Ratan Kumari (by Rani Gauri Kumari), born 1935, married Kumar Shri Vijay Singh Rawal of Malpur in Maharashtra, and has issue, two sons and three daughters.
      • Baisa Har Kumari, married into Mindasun, G.J. She died sp.
      • Baisa Subdhara Kumari, married (as fourth wife), Thakur Narayan Singhji Rathore of Jhaknaoda in Jhabua, M.P., and had adoptive issue.
    • Kuwar (name unknown) Singhji Dodiya
    • Kuwar Jai Singhji Dodiya
    • Kuwar Arjun Singhji Dodiya
  • Rao KESRI SINGHJI, Rao of Piploda 1888/1919, born 1872, succeeded 8th November 1888, married (amongst others), Rani Mukan Kanwar, born 1879, elder daughter of Maharaj Fateh Singhji of Raoti, and had issue. He died 1919.
    • Rawat Mangal Singhji (qv)
    • Rani Brij Kanwar, married (as his second wife), 1906, Maharaj Ratan Singhji Sahib of Raoti, and had issue.
    • Thakurani Gulab Kanwar, married (as his second wife), Thakur Rewat Singh of Mundota.
  • Rawat MANGAL SINGHJI, Rawat of Piploda 1919/1936, born 7th September 1893 and succeeded 5th November 1919 (#2); married and had issue. He died 1936.
    • Raja Raghuraj Singhji (qv)
    • Rao Durga Narayan Singhji, married Rani Prabhat Kunwar of Bedia, and has issue.
      • Rajkumar Ajeet Singh Piploda, married Rajkumar Rani Sumitra Singh Keraal, and has issue.
        • Kunwar Tribhuvan Singh
        • Kunwar Martand Singh
        • Baisa Bhavna Kunwar
        • Baisa Gaurie Kunwar
  • Raja RAGHURAJ SINGHJI, Rawat of Piploda (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kumari (name unknown), married Thakur Kalyan Singh of Heerwa, and had issue.
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1. "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 419
2. "Indian Annual Register" , N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945