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Dynasty

Clan

Fatehsingot

State

Dhar

Hindi Name

बिदवाल

Last Updated

15th Oct, 2017

Present Head

Thakur NARENDRA SINGH, present Thakur Saheb of Bidwal since 16th March 2009, (26, Saket Nagar, Indore 452001, Madhya Pradesh, India), educated at Daly College, Indore; married Thakurani Srimati Narendra Kumari, daughter of Capt. Maharaj Kesri Singh of Kapren in Bundi, and his wife, Rani Devendra Kanwar, and has issue, one daughter.
  • Kumari Bhumika Rathore, educated at Daly College, Indore, at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Shimla (graduate) and Sophia College, Mumbai (post-graduate).
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History

The family of Bidwal is descended from Maharaj Udai Singhji of Jodhpur. Maharaja Udai Singhji's 4th son Maharaja Dalpat Singhji was given the Balaheda Paragna in Marwar. His eldest son Maheshdasji suceeded him and his 3rd son Maharaj Fateh Singhji was the first Thakur of Bidwal therefore Bidwal is the head-house of Fatehsingh clan. Thikana of Bidwal enjoyed Civil & Criminal powers and had its own Police & Jail. It enjoyed full revenue powers. It had its own Murtab.
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Genealogy

The estate was founded by Thakur Fateh Singh, younger brother of Raja Ratan Singh of Ratlam. Estate holders were...
  • Thakur JASWANT SINGH, Thakur of Bidwal 1886/- , born , educated at Daly College, Indore till 1898; Head of the Fatehsingot clan, married a niece of the Maharao of Bundi, and had issue.
    • Thakur Saheb Dule Singhji, educated at Daly College, Indore; married 1916 at Mandawa, Shrimant Thakurani Saheba Ballabh Kunwarji, daughter of Thakur Inder Singh of Mandawa-Senior, and his first wife, Thakurani Suraj Kanwar, and had issue.
      • Thakur Prithviraj Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Birendra Singh
    • Thakur Bhom Singh, educated at Daly College, Indore.
  • Thakur PRITHVIRAJ SINGH, Thakur of Bidwal 1952/2009, born at Bidwal, educated at Daly College, Indore, Honourary A.C. Khandwa Nimar, India, married 15th February 1945 at Danta-Ramgarh, Rajasthan, Thakurani Shrimant Daulat Kunwarji, daughter of Thakur Ganga Singh of Danta, and had issue. He died .
    • Thakur Narendra Singh (qv)
    • Baiji Lal Shobha Kumari [Rani Shobha Kumari of Kutch], married Maharaj Shri Ghanshyamsinhji Zorawarsinhji Jadeja of Kutch, and has issue.
    • Thakur Ratan Singh, educated at Daly College, Indore; married Thakurani Kalpana Kumari from Kunda in Bihar, and has issue, three sons.
      • Capt. Kunwar Dhananjai Singh, educated at Daly College, Indore, at the National Defence Academy, Kedagasla and then IMA, Dehradun.
      • Kunwar Dhruv Singh, educated at Daly College, Indore and at Simbiosis College, Pune (B.Com.)
      • Kunwar Dharamveer Singh, educated at Daly College, Indore and is presently (2008) studying Law at I.L.S., Pune.
  • Thakur NARENDRA SINGH, Thakur of Bidwal (see above)
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