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Dynasty

Janwar

Clan

Chandravanshi

Accession

1954

Hindi Name

गंगवाल

Last Updated

22nd Jul, 2014

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Raja UDAI PRATAP SINGH, Present Raja Saheb of Gangwal (Village & Post Gangwal, District Bahraich, India) married 1968, Rani Gopal Kumari of Gopalpur, and has issue, four daughters.
  • Rajkumari Jyotsna Singh, married Kunwar Madhur Mohan Singh Rathore of Babra, and has issue, two daughters.
    • Kumari Nivedith Rathore
    • Kumari Divyanshi Rathore
  • Rajkumari Purnima Singh, married Tikka Saheb Rakesh Singhji of Tharoch, Distt. Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, and has issue, three children.
  • Rajkumari Archana Singh
  • Rajkumari Vandana Singh
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Genealogy

The ancestor of the family was Raja Bariar Shah, Risaldar, who was granted the fief of Ikauna around 1324. Estate holders were....
  • Raja MADHO SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, 7th in descent from Raja Bariar Shah, married and had issue.
    • Raja Balram Singh, he founded the town, named after himself, of Balrampur.
  • Raja GANESH SINGH (brother), Raja of Gangwal, married and had issue.
    • generation
      • Raja Maha Singh (qv)
  • Raja MAHA SINGH, Raja of Gangwal fl.1627, married and had issue.
    • generation
      • Raja Chain Singh (qv)
      • Raja Pratap Singh (qv)
  • Raja CHAIN SINGH, Raja of Gangwal fl.1723
  • Raja PRATAP SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, married and had issue.
    • Raja Jaswant Singh (qv)
  • Raja JASWANT SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, married and had issue. He died .
    • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, married and had issue.
      • Raja Kishan Prasad Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, married and had issue.
        • Raja Harsaran Singh (qv)
        • Raja Shitla Bakhsh Singh (qv)
        • Raja Narpat Singh (qv)
  • Raja KISHAN PRASAD SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, died sp.
  • Raja HARSARAN SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, died sp.
  • Raja SHITLA BAKHSH SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, married Rani Sukhraj Kunwar and died sp.
  • Raja NARPAT SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, born , Raja (Hereditary) [cr. 9.12.1864], Senior Representative of the elder branch of the Janwar Family (Balrampur, Oel, Kaimahra and Payagpur), married and had issue.
    • Raja Surya Prakash Singh (qv)
  • Raja SURYA PRAKASH SINGH, Raja of Gangwal -/1899, married Rani Itraj Kunwar (qv), died . He died sp in 1899.
  • Rani Itraj Kunwar, Rani of Gangwal 1899/1925, widow of Raja Surya Prakash Singh (see above), she died .
  • Raja BISHESHWAR BUX SINGH, Raja of Gangwal 1925/1930, married and had issue, two sons. He died .
    • Raja Bajrang Bahadur Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Harihar Pratap Bakhsh Singh
    • Kunwar Dhuj Singh, married Kanwarani Bakhtraj Kuer. He died sp in 1940.
  • Raja BAJRANG BAHADUR SINGH, Raja of Gangwal 1930/-, married and had issue.
    • Raja Ram Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Lakshman Singh
    • Kunwar Shatrughan Singh
    • Kunwar Bharat Singh, married Kunwarani Mandavi Devi, and had issue.
      • Kunwar Arun Pratap Singh, married 1983, Kuwarani Ragini Singh, daughter of Kunwar Sarbh Bhupendra Singh of Nahan (Sirmur), and his wife, Kanwarani Sneh Latta, and has issue, two daughters.
        • Kumari Vasundhara Singh
        • Kumari Vijaya Singh
      • Kunwar Dharmendra Prasad Singh, adopted on 28th February 1963 by Maharaja Bahadur Pateshwari Prasad Singh and Maharani Rajya Laxmi Kumari Devi of Balrampur, and succeeded there as Maharaja Bahadur Dharmendra Prasad Singh of Balrampur.
      • Kunwar Raghunandan Singh.
      • Kumari Sharda Singh [Rani Sharda Singh of Agori Barhar], born , married 1982, Raja Abushan Braham Shah of Agori Barhar, and has issue, one son and two daughters.
      • Kumari Krishna Kumari [HH Rani Krishna Kumari of Nagod], married HH Raja Shrimant Shivendra Singh Ju Dev Bahadur, present Raja Saheb of Nagod, and has issue, one daughter.
  • Raja RAM SINGH, Raja of Gangwal, married and had issue.
    • Raja Udai Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Krishna Kumar Singh, married 1975, Lalasaheb Varuna Kumari of Ilaka Tala of Rewa Estate, and has issue, two sons. (B-1/205, Nirala Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India)
      • Kunwar Shiv Kumar Singh, married 12th February 2005, Kumari Gayatri Jadeja, daughter of Kumar Shri Jogendrasinhji Vijaysinhji of Lodhika-Junior.
      • Kunwar Shyam Kumar Singh
  • Raja UDAI PRATAP SINGH, Raja of Gangwal (see above)
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