|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The state was founded in 1791. Rulers were....
- Nawab Sidi ABDULKARIM YAKUT KHAN I [aka Balu
Mian], 1st Nawab of Sachin 1791/1802, son of Wazir Abd
al-Rahim Khan of Janjira, Commandant of Janjira, he
usurped the throne to the exclusion of the elder son,
but later made over his claims to Janjira to the
Peshwa and was granted a strip of land near Surat, but
after residing there for a short time he proceded to
Sachin and made his capital there in 1791; he was
granted the title of Nawab by the Emperor of Delhi
after paying nazrana;
married and had issue. He died 1802.
- Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Mohamad Yakut Khan I (qv)
Nawab Sidi IBRAHIM MOHAMAD YAKUT KHAN I, 2nd
Nawab of Sachin 1802/1853, married and had issue.
- Nawab Sidi Abdulkarim Yakut Khan II (qv)
Nawab Sidi ABDULKARIM YAKUT KHAN II, 3rd
Nawab of Sachin 1853/1868, he was granted a sanad of adoption
according to Muslim usage in 1859; married and had
issue. He died 1868.
- Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Mohamad Yakut Khan II (qv)
- Nawabzada Sidi Abdulkarim Khan (4th son), he died
- Nawabzada Sidi (name
unknown) Khan, married and had issue.
- Sahibzada Mohamad Abdul Karim Khan, born 1884,
served as Officer Commanding the State Forces;
appointed Honorary 3rd Class Magistrate
Nawab Sidi IBRAHIM MOHAMAD YAKUT KHAN II, 4th
Nawab of Sachin 1868/1873, married and had issue. He
died in 1873.
- Nawab Sidi Abdulkadir Mohamad Yakut Khan (qv)
Nawab Sidi ABDULKADIR MOHAMAD YAKUT KHAN, 5th
Nawab of Sachin 1873/1889, born 1866, educated at
Rajkumar College, Rajkot; he abdicated in favour of
his minor son due to the ongoing intrigues of members
of his court; married and had issue. He died 1896.
- HH Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Mohammad Yakut Khan III (qv)
- Capt. Nawabzada Sidi Ahmad Khan, born 1889,
educated at Rajkumar college, Rajkot, joined the
Imperial Cadet Corps, Dehra Dun; saw active service
in Egypt during WWI; Second-in-Command of the 4th
Hyderabad Infantry Regular Forces,
Major HH Nawab Sidi IBRAHIM MOHAMAD YAKUT KHAN
III, 6th Nawab of Sachin 1889/1930, born 1886,
educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; he was invested
with ruling powers in May 1907; he saw action in East
Africa in 1914 and was mentioned in despatches; he was
granted a personal salute of 11 guns on 1st January
1918 in recognition of the services of the state
during WWI; his Honorary rank of Lieutenant was raised
to Captain also on 1st January 1918 and to Major in
June 1920 (#1 p.61);
married and had issue. He died in November 1930 (#1 p.61).
- HH Nawab Sidi Mohamad Haidar Khan (qv)
- HH Nawab Sidi Mohamad Suroor Khan (qv)
- Nawabzada Sidi Mohamad Salim Khan, born 1913,
educated at the Prince of Wales Royal Military
College, Dehra Dun.
- Nawabzada Sidi Abdul Kadir Khan, born 1926.
- Nawabzada Sidi Moahamad Yakut Khan, born 1928.
HH Nawab Sidi MOHAMAD HAIDAR KHAN, 7th
Nawab of Sachin 1930/1970, born 11th September 1909 (#1 p.61), died 1970
HH Nawab Sidi MOHAMAD SUROOR KHAN, 8th Nawab
of Sachin 1970/1990, born 1911, married HH Mehboob
Jahan Begum, and had issue. He died 30th October 1990.
HH Nawab Sidi MOHAMAD NASRULLAH KHAN, 9th
Nawab of Sachin (see above)
- Fatima Begum, born 1892, she began her career on the
Urdu stage and went on to do films and became an
established actress in Irani's Star Silent Film Veer Abhimanyu
(1922), she set up Fatima Films in 1926, which later
was known as Victoria-Fatima Films from 1928; she was
an actress at Kohinoor and Imperial Studios while
producing, writing and directing (often also acting
in) her own films at the Fatima Company; she became
the first woman director of Indian cinema in 1926 when
she directed Bulbul-e-Paristan,
she continued acting till her last film in 1938, Duniya Kya Hai,
she was allegedly married to the Nawab of Sachin,
though no record seems to exist, and had issue. She
- Zubeida Begum, born 1911, married 1930 (as his
second wife), Raja Narsingir Dhanrajgir from
Hyderabad, and had issue, three children. She died
21st September 1988.
- Sultana Begum, married Seth Razzaq, and had issue.
- Jamila Razaq, born 1937 in Bombay,
married Waqar Hasan, born 12th September 1932 in
Amritsar, a former Test Cricketer for Pakistan
- Shehzadi Begum