|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The princely state was founded
in 1701 when Raja Kesho Das of Ratlam lost his state but
compensated by the jagir of Sailana. Rulers were.......
- Raja KESHO DAS,
Raja of Sitamau 1701/1748, during his reign in Ratlam
to 1701, an important Mughal officer was killed in
the state employees, as a result, the Mughal Emperor
and Maharaja Keshav Das went to Sitamau, which was
given in jagir to
him when he was forgiven by Padshah Aurangzeb, and he
thus became the
1st Raja of Sitamau
in 1701, he married and had issue.
- Raja GAJ SINGH,
Raja of Sitamau 1748/1752, married and had issue.
- Raja FATEH SINGH,
3rd Raja of Sitamau 1752/1802, married and had issue.
- Raja Raj Ram Singh I (qv)
- Raja RAJ RAM SINGH
4th Raja of Sitamau 1802/1867, an able ruler, he
faithful to the British Government during the mutiny
of 1857, and
received a khilat valued at Rupees 2,000; in 1865 the
Chief agreed (No.
CLXIV) to cede any land that might be
required for railway purposes on the same terms as
those mentioned in
the cases of Ratlam and Sailana; married and had
issue. He died 1867.
- Rajkumar (name
Singh, married and had issue. He died 1864.
- Raja BHAWANI SINGH,
5th Raja of Sitamau 1867/1885, born 1836, married and
adoptive issue. He died 28th May 1885.
- (A) HH Raja Bahadur Singh (qv)
- HH Raja BAHADUR
6th Raja of Sitamau 1885/1899, born 1833 (or 1854),
son of Thakur Takht Singh of Chiklia, second cousin of
Singh, he succeeded to the gaddi by adoption
December 1885 (#1),
married and had
- (A) HH Raja Shardul Singh (qv)
- HH Raja SHARDUL
7th Raja of Sitamau 1899/1900, succeeded to the gaddi
by adoption in 1899.
- HH Raja Sir RAM
Bahadur K.C.I.E., 8th Raja of Sitamau
1900/1967, adopted by his
predecessor, son of Thakur
Dalel Sinh of Kachhi-Baroda,
born 1880, K.C.I.E. [cr.1911], married 1stly, 1902, HH
died 1903, daughter of Maharawal
Jitsinhji of Chhota-Udaipur,
married 2ndly, 1903, HH Rajawatiji Sahiba, died 1915,
daughter of the
of Baleri in Bikaner, married 3rdly, 1915, HH
of the Thakur of Marauli in Udaipur, and had issue. He
died 25th May
- Rajkumar Dr. Raghubir Sinh, born 23rd February
declined succession to the gaddi in favour
of his eldest son,
of the Sitamau State Raiya Parishad (Legislature)
Member of the Rajya Sabha 1952/1960, author of a
large number of books
in Hindi and English; married Rajkumar Rani Mohan
Kumari, daughter of
Man Singh of Pratapgarh,
and his second wife, Yuvrani
Bhuvaneshwari Devi, and had issue, two sons and two
daughters. He died
- HH Raja Krishan Sinh (qv)
- Kunwar Brijraj Singh, born 12th March 1939,
Rani Shrimati Rama Devi, daughter of HH Raja
Lakshman Sen of Suket,
and his wife, HH Rani Kalawati.
He died 20th May 1967.
- Maharani (name
Kumari, married Maharawal Digvirendra Singhji of Bansda.
- Rani Rama Kumari, married Raja Ramkrishnaju Deo
(Orissa), and has
- H.E. Rajkumar Raghunath Sinh, born 6th February
with the Indian
Service, serving as Ambassador to many countries
around the world,
Raj Kumarani Indumati Sinh, and had issue.
- Kunwar Sahib Jay Sinhji, worked with Air India
retired as the
Commercial Director in 1997, married Kunwar Rani
Sahiba Asha Kumari,
of the Rana Sahib Sri Jagdishwar Prasad Singhji of
Bihar, and his wife, Rani
of Churhat, and
- Ajatshatru Sinhji, born 1969, educated in the
November 2002, Kunwarani Sahib
Taruna Kumari, born 1972, daughter of Rajkumar
Dalip Singh of Keonthal,
and his wife, Rajkumar Rani Mankya
Kumari, and has issue.
- Abhyudai Sinh, born 2003.
- Ambika Kumari [Tikka Rani Sahiba Ambika Kumari
Mandi], born in
Zambia, educated in Rome, Italy and the U.K. for
five years, married
November 2001, Tikka Omeshwar Singh of Mandi,
and has issue.
- Kunwar Sahib Ajai Sinhji, married Kunwarani
Shashi Kumari of Palaitha
in Kotah, and has issue, two children.
- Ratan Sinh Rathore, married Rohini Singh from
- Anshuman Sinh Rathore
- Kunwar Sahib Raj Sinhji, married Maharaj Kumari
Brijraj Kumari, daughter of HH Maharajadhiraj
Mirzan Maharao Shri
and his wife, HH
Kunverba, and has issue.
- Dhananjay Sinh
- Baijilal Aparajita Kumari
- Baijilal Vijayeta Kumari
- Baijilal Abhilasha Kumari
- Maharani Krishna Kumari, married (as his second
Maharaja Ambikeshwar Saran Singh Deo of Surguja,
and had issue.
- HH Raja KRISHAN
9th Raja of Sitamau 1967/2008, he joined the Indian
Service in 1959 and was a
distinguished officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre, he
had an abiding
in equitation and owned a number of horses; married HH
Yogeshwari Kumari, daughter of Colonel HH 108 Sri
Maharaj Adhiraj Raj
Rajeshwar Ravi Kula
Mahindra Yavadarya Kula Kamaldhivakara Chattis Rajkul
Shri Bhagwat Singh Bahadur Hindua Suraj Hindupati of Udaipur, and his
Sushila Kunwari, and had issue. He died in May 2008.
- Rajkumari Vindhyeshwari Kumari
- HH Raja Puranjay Sinh (qv)
- Rajkumar Mritunjay Sinh
- HH Raja PURANJAY
10th Raja of Sitamau (see above)
- Princess of Sitamau, married Sawai Rao Kesri Singhji
of Bijolian, and had