RIAN (Thikana)


VILLAGES: 8 (1931)
REVENUE: 36,000Rs (1931) ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Jodhpur DYNASTY: Rathore (Mertia clan) RELIGION: Hindu



PRESENT RULER: the Thakur Saheb of Rian, One of eight Premier Nobles of Marwar (Sirayat) and first in order of precedence in the Durbar.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The estate was founded in 1637. Estate holders were...
  • Rao GOPAL DAS, Thakur of Rian fl.1643.
  • ......
  • Thakur SHER SINGH, Thakur of Rian fl.1736.
  • Thakur JAWAN SINGH, Thakur of Rian, married a daughter of the Thakur Saheb of Achrol
  • Thakur BRIDDH SINGH, Thakur of Rian, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Shivnath Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Shyam Singh, he was granted the Thikana of Maidas in 1836, and succeeded there as Thakur Shyam Singh of Maidas.
  • Thakur SHIVNATH SINGH, Thakur of Rian fl.1820
  • .....
  • Thakur GHAMIR SINGH, Thakur of Rian -/1878, married and had issue. He died 1878.
    • Rao Bahadur Thakur Bijay Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Fath Singh
  • Rao Bahadur Thakur BIJAY SINGH, Thakur of Rian 1878/-, born 1871, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, appointed Joint Judge and Court Sardaran in 1904 and Officiating Superintendent in 1905, Member of the Council (Jodhpur) 1903/- ; he died sp on 9th January 1930.
    INTERREGNUM 1930/1938, the previous Thakur left no Heir and the question of succession was under enquiry.
  • Thakur GANPAT SINGH, Thakur of Rian 1938/-, born as Kunwar Ganpat Singh of Maidas, elder son of Thakur Ranjit Singh of Maidas, he was adopted in January 1930 and installed on the gaddi in 1938, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 1936, the grand-daughter of Raja Sajan Singh of Khandela in Jaipur.
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Thakur Rai Singh, married and had issue.
    • Thakurani Man Kanwar, married Thakur Bir Singh Deo of Khood.
  • Thakur Himmat Singh, great uncle of Thakur Bijay Singh
  • Thakur Lakshman Singh, uncle of Thakur Bijay Singh
  • Thakur Bhagwat Singh, uncle of Thakur Bijay Singh
  • Thakur Mul Singh, uncle of Thakur Bijay Singh
  • Thakur Rirmal Singh, uncle of Thakur Bijay Singh
  • Baisa (name unknown), married Bhanwar Ajay Vikram Singh of Karjali, and has issue.
  • Thakurani Jatan Kanwar, married Thakur Padam Singh of Mandawa Line I, and had issue.