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Dynasty

Clan

Champawat

Subclan

Bhopatot

Hindi Name

बड़ी खाटू

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21st Oct, 2017

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Thakur Abhay Singh, present Thakur Saheb of Khatu since 1946, Single Tazimi Sardar of Marwar Darbar, Kurab Banh, married 1stly Thakuranisa Chandrakanwar from Devgaon and had no issues, married 2ndly to Thakurani Chundawatniji from Leekee (Mewar) and had issue, one daughter, married 3rdly to Thakurani Krishna Kumari from Jaiwana and had four issues.
  • Baisa Yaad Kanwar
  • Lokeshwari Singh Rathore, married to Kunwar Mahendra Singh Solanki and has issues, two sons.
  • Leena Rathore, married to Govind Singh Chundawat and has issues, one son and a daughter.
  • Baisa Nirmal kanwar, married to Shri. Ranjeet Singh ji Chauhan of Boraj Kheda near Udaipur.
  • Kunwar Rajendra Singh, married to Kuwarani Divya Rajawat from Sabrawali and has issues, one son and a daughter.
    • Bhanwar Jairaj Singh
    • Baisa Aaradhya Kumari
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History

The Thikana is the head seat of Chanpawat (Champawat) clan of Rathore dynasty and is also known as Badi-Khatu, Khatu (Badi) or Khatu (Senior / Great) and the Chief enjoys single Tazim and Kurab Banh in the Jodhpur Durbar. Founder of the family was Rao Champaji of Kaparda in Jodhpur, who became the ancestor of the founders of Khatu, Daspan, Ransigaon etc. He was succeeded by Rao Bherodasji of Kaparda, Rao Jaisaji, and then Rao Mandanji, whose son Rao Gopaldas succeeded to the gaddi and became the ruler of Pali in Marwar.
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Genealogy

  • Rao Gopaldas of Pali, married 7 times, 1stly Rani Rukman Kanwar Bhatiani, daughter of Sangram Singh Jaswantsinghot, she committed Sati, married 2ndly, Rani Shardul Kanwar Deori, daughter of Ram Singh Banesinghot, married 3rdly, Rani Jas Kanwar Hadi, daughter of Rao Bhoj of Bundi, she had issue, Bhopat and Raghavdas, married 4thly, Rani Heer Kanwar Sonagri, daughter of Bhakar Singh Raisinghot of Nadol, married 5thly, Rani Vijay Kanwar Naruki, daughter of Rao Dalpat Jagannathot of Fagi (Phagi), she had issue, Haridas, Hathisingh, Khetsingh, married 6thly, Rani Heer Kanwar Solankani, daughter of Bagh Singh Udaybhanot of Jojawar, she had one son, married 7thly, Rani Maha Kanwar, daughter of Rao Govinddas Mansinghot Bhati of Bikampur, and had issue, eleven sons (three died young), and five daughters. He died 1606.
    • Rao Bhopat (qv)
    • Kunwar Raghavdas (by 3rd wife), born Kartik Sudi Purnima 1588 A.D. In the battle of Mandhan he came in front of elephant to break open the fort's gate and died aged 18 years.
    • Thakur Haridas (by 5th wife), born Falgun Sudi 15 (1589 A.D.), his descendants are in Ganthia etc.
    • Thakur Balluji (by 7th wife), born Jeth Sudi 5 (1591 A.D.), his descendants are in Harsolaw, etc.
    • Thakur Hathi Singh (by 5th wife), born Asoj Badi 12 (1594 A.D.)
    • Thakur Vitthaldasji (by 7th wife), born Chaitra Badi 8 (1596 A.D.), his descendants are in Rinsi, Pokhran, Daspan, Geejgarh etc.
    • Thakur Khet Singh (by 5th wife), born Asoj Sudi 8 (1596 A.D.), his descendants are in Hapchar in Marwar and Bagli etc. in Madhya Pradesh.
    • Thakur Dalpat Singh (youngest son) (by 6th wife), born Kartik Sudi 15 (1596 A.D.), his descendants are in Rohet, Auwa etc.
    • Kunwar Raimal (died young)
    • Kunwar Ratan Singh (died young)
    • Kunwar Kesari Singh (died young)
    • Rajkumari Deep Kanwar
    • Rajkumari Chand Kanwar (by 6th wife)
    • Rajkumari Draupadi Bai (by 7th wife)
    • Rajkumari Dhapa Bai
    • Rajkumari Bane Kanwar
  • Rao Bhopat Chanpawat [Bhopatji], Rao of Khatu, born Mangsir Sudi 15 Purnima B.S. 1640 (1583 AD), married six wives, namely, Rani Pratap Kanwar Bodiji, daughter of Raj Singh, married 2ndly, Rani Rukmani Chauhanji, daughter of Shiv Singh Mahikarnot of Rakhi Thikana in Jodhpur, married 3rdly, Rani Prabha Kanwar Bhatiani, daughter of Bhairavdas Durjansinghot of Rampura, married 4thly, Rani Maina Kanwar Solankani, daughter of Kalyan Singh Isarisinghot of Lawari, married 5thly, Rani Chandra Kanwar Chauhan, daughter of Sanwat Singh Balluot of Jaab, married 6thly, Heer Kanwar Deori, daughter of Bhan Sabrawat of Dantra, and had issue, nine sons and one daughter, including the Thakurs of Khatu (Badi Khatu), Firozepur, Ramdawas, Idiya, Arwad, Aguto etc. He died in battle of Hajipur.
    • Thakur Akheyraj (by 1st wife), he allied with Rao Amar Singh and died AD in battle of Silwa (Matire ki Rad) against Bikaner.
    • Rao Sahib Singhji (qv)
    • Kunwar Sheshmall (by 2nd wife)
    • Baisa Sujabai (by 2nd wife)
    • Kunwar Sanwaldas (by 3rd wife)
    • Kunwar Shyamdas (by 3rd wife)
    • Kunwar Shankardas (by 3rd wife)
    • Kunwar Raj Singh (by 4th wife)
    • Kunwar Karan Singh (by 5th wife)
    • Kunwar Bhim Singh (by 6th wife)
  • Rao Sahib Singhi Bhopatot (by 2nd wife), Rao of Khatu, he succeeded to the gadi of Khatu after his father's death. He was initially in Army of Maharaja Gaj Singh of Jodhpur, and went on to become the chief 'Sardar' (Noble) of his son, Rao Amar Singh of Nagaur. He married firstly, B.S. 1680, Rani Sone Kanwar Shekhawat Baisa, daughter of Raja Hridayram Hariram Raisalot of Mundru, married secondly, Rani Ram Kanwar Bhatianiji, daughter of Rao Goyanddas Kacharsinghot Tejmalot Bhati of Rindha (double Tazim Thikana of Rs.1000 revenue), and married thirdly, Rani Jas Kanwar Bhatianiji, daughter of Kan Singh Jaitsinghot Bhati of Rindha, and had issue, six sons. He died on Shrawan Sudi 3 BS 1700, Friday, (1644 AD) at Agra Fort while bringing the dead body of Rao Amar Singh, with the assistance of his uncle Ballu Champawat and 500 soldiers, so that the ranies of Amar Singh (Shekhawatji, Hadiji and Gourji) could commit Sati by ascending the sacred pyre.
    • Kunwar Dalpat Singh (by 1st wife), he is famous for his bravery in Marwari folklore. He died along with his father, two uncles and 50 soldiers in 1644 AD at Agra after killing 250 soldiers and 3 mansabdars of emperor.
    • Rao Shiv Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Patta (Pratap Singh) (by 1st wife), allied with Raja Jaswant Singh Jodhpur, he died aged 33 in BS 1715 (1658 AD) in the battle of Dharmat (Ujjain) along with his son Bhojraj, aged 13 years.
    • Kunwar Shankar Das of Arthe (by 2nd wife)
    • Kunwar Shyam Singh (by 3rd wife)
    • Kunwar Madho Singh (by 3rd wife)
      • Man Singh ji
      • Mukun Singh ji, moved to village Odint near Ladnun.
        • Bheenv Singh ji, remained in Odint.
        • Bhom Singh ji, moved to Baldu.
        • Lakhdhir Singh ji, moved to Barnel.
        • Himmat Singh ji, moved to Chau.
  • Rao Shiv Singh (by 2nd wife), he succeeded to the throne of Khatu.
  • Rao Ram Singh
  • Rao Rup Singh
  • Rao Kanak Singh
  • Rao Badar Singh
  • Rao Dhiraj Singh
  • Rao Hukum Singh
  • Rao Durjan Singh
  • Rao Jodh Singh
  • Rao Bisan Singh
  • Thakur Ajay Singh, present Thakur of Khatu (see above)
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