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Rana Jagdish Singhji Bahadur, 36th Ghorewaha Rana and 15th Rana of Jadla, head of the Hindu Ghorewaha Rajput Clan. (The Dewan Khana, Jadla, District Nawanshahar, Punjab) married Rani Surendera Devi, died , daughter of Thakur Jai Chand of Beheda-Sandalsingh, and his wife, Thakurani Bibiji Roshan Deiji, daughter of Lt. Kunwar Shivdayal Singh of Jeoli, and his wife, a Kumari Sahib of Raipur Rani, and has issue.
  • Thakurani Vijay Kanwar, married Thakur Daljit Singh of Ambotah State in Himachal, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
    • Kumari Ritu Kumari
    • Kunwar Jitendra Singh
  • Tikka Dr. Rajeshwar Singh, born , married 1984 at Chandigarh, Tikkarani Suman Devi, daughter of Thakur Yudhveer Singh of Burail, and his wife, Thakurani Kaushalya Devi, daughter of Rao Pradyuman Singh of Bhukadi, and his wife, Rajkumari Charan Devi of Varaal, and has issue.
    • Dei Saheb Dr. Aanchal Kumari Rajya Dei, born .
    • Kunwar Sangram Singh, born , educated at St John’s High School, Chandigarh and Law Graduate from Punjab University.
  • Dei Sahib Usha Rani, married Shri Dilbagh Singh Parmar of Nangal, and has issue.
    • Dei Saheb Shalu Kumari
    • Dei Saheb Salony Kumari
    • Kunwar Ajay Singh
  • Kunwarani Hembala Kanwar, married Kunwar Ravi Pratap Singh of Bariowal, son of Thakur Balbir Singh, and his wife, Thakurani Tara Devi Jaswal of Gagret, and has issue.
    • Kumari Mehma Kanwar
    • Bhanwar Swaraj Singh
  • Thakurani Neelam Kanwar, married Thakur Rahul Singh of Garh Shankar, and has issue.
    • Kunwar Nirpesh Singh
    • Dei Saheb Samagya Kumari
  • Kunwar Amar Singh, married Kanwarani Praveen Devi of Bhukadi, and has issue.
    • Kunwar Yuvraj Singh
    • Dei Saheb Gauri Kumari
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History

The traditional history of the family starts in 1070AD, when two sons of the Kachwaha Raja Man of Kot Kurman, Hawaha and Kachwaha came to Panjab on pilgrimage where they met the then ruling Emperor, Shabab-ud-din Mohammad Guauri, they presented a fine horse to the him, who promised them as much territory as much they could cover on a horseback in a day. At sunrise they started running their horses on either sides of the Satlej and at sunset the former threw down the spear (sela), where the present village of Selkiana is now situated, to show the limit of his domain; while the latter marked the spot he had arrived at by his bracelet (kangan ), on the site of the present village of Kanganwal, the area comprised of 1,860 villages. The Emperor also gave them the Fort of Garhshankar. They were given the title of Raja for 13 generations and were to use Rana after that. The Ghorewaha Rajputs became Chiefs of Machiwara, Rahon, Jadla, Balachaur, Rahimabad, Bijwara, Shankarbhanot (Garh Shankar), Phillaur and Bhaddi amongst other places. They defeated the Rathores at Bardar, conquered Nawanshahr from the Mahton Rajputs and Rahon from the Gujjars. The Ghorewaha were given the title of Mian by Emperor Jehangir. During Emperor Akbar’s time, the Ghorewaha Raja was Rana Udho II, The Raja of Machiwara, Rana Udho actively assisted Emperor Akbar in his fight for the Delhi Throne, he captured the rebellious Bairam Khan and subsequently the Raja was allowed to retain the Jagir of Rahon worth 750 villages. The division of the Ghorewaha country took place after Rana Udho’s death when all the Branches were Hindu, including that of the famed Rai Rup Chand. The principal Jagirs were taken, Rahon by the Tikka and Jadla by Bhoj Singh, who returned from Jaipur. The latter was held in Jagir until Sikh interference when Jadla Fort was held by a Sikh Sirdar for sometime, on repulsion, the jagir was reduced to 22 Villages extending from village Garhi to Daulatpur and was held as a pattidari jagirdari with the head of the branch appointed as Alalambardar and Rana of Jadla, who was confirmed on each succession through a Sannad by the District Deputy Commissioner, and was entitled to 15% of the total revenue of his zamindari and could police and punish for minor offences.
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Genealogy

  • Rana Pakho Singh, the last independent Ghorewaha Raja.
  • Rana Udho II, Raja of Machiwara, Rana of Rahon; married and had issue.
    • Tikka Pahlwan Singh, founder of the Senior line of the Ranas of Rahon, a jagir comprising 750 Villages and 2 Forts, annexed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1809.
    • Mian Bhoj Singh [Baba Bhoj Singh of Jaipur, founder of the Junior line of the Ranas of Jadla, he succeeded as Rana Bhoj Singh of Jadla (qv).
  • Rana Bhoj Singh Bahadur, Jagirdar of Jadla, younger son of Rana Udho II, Raja of Machiwara, Rana of Rahon; he built a Fort at Jadla, married and had issue.
    • Tikka Shringar Singh, succeeded as Rana Shringar Singh (qv)
    • Mian Yashodha
    • Mian (name unknown)
    • Mian (name unknown)
  • Rana Shringar Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Rana Jodh Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Rana Gandhi Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Rai Mokan Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Rana Gandhir Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Rana Deep Chand, Jagirdar of Jadla, married and had issue.
    • Tikka Sepahi Singh
    • Kunwar Silai Singh, succeeded as Rana Silai Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Ghamand Singh
    • Kunwar Jhagda Singh
    • Kunwar Aggar Singh
  • Rana Silai Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Jhanda Singh, succeeded as Rana Jhanda Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Jamet Singh
    • Kunwar Kushal Singh
    • Kunwar Thakur Singh
    • Rai Hamir Singh, married and had issue.
      • Rai Suvarn Singh, married and had issue.
        • Rai Pratap Singh, married and had issue.
          • Rai Udai Singh
  • Rana Jhanda Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Rana Kunnan Singh, Jagirdar of Jadla
  • Mansur-i-Zaman Rana Khazan Singh Bahadur, Rana of Jadla, he was granted the title of Mansur-i-Zaman by the Rana of Rahon for his help against the Sikhs given to the Rana of Rahon and the Rai Sahib of Raikot (Garh); married Rani Babhaur wali, daughter of Mian Jodh Singh and niece of Rai Alam Chand of Babhaur. and had issue.
    • Tikka Duloh Singh, succeeded as Rana Duloh Singh Bahadur (qv)
    • Kanwar Kaka Singh, he died sp.
    • Kunwar Gopal Singh, married and had issue, three sons.
      • Kanwar Babu Singh, he died young.
      • Kanwar Bhabool Singh, succeeded as Rana Bhabul Singh (qv)
      • Kanwar Kapur Singh, married and had issue.
        • Mian Vachiter Singh
    • Kunwar Ran Singh, he died sp.
    • Kunwar Mangal Singh, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Kashmir Singh, died in a ship accident enroute to England.
      • Kunwar Rattan Singh, died in a ship accident enroute to England.
      • Kunwar Sandal Singh, died in a ship accident enroute to England.
  • Mansur-i-Zaman Rana Duloh Singh Bahadur, Rana of Jadla, Viceregal Darbari and a Chief in the Punjab; married a daughter of the Sardar Sahib of Nagla, sister of the Sardar Saheb Shamsher Singh, Jagirdar of Nagla; married and had issue.
    • Tikka Labh Singh, succeeded as Rana Labh Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • Rana Labh Singh Bahadur, Rana of Jadla, he was awarded the World War ll Defence and General Service Medals; married 1stly, Rani Nirmal Dei Raj Laxmi, and two other Rajput Ranis. He died sp and was succeeded by his cousin.
  • Rana Bhabool Singh, Rana of Jadla, educated at Rahon and at Lahore; he retired as a British Railways Official; married Rani Sundar Deiji of Daiya, and had issue.
    • Kunwar Baldev Singh, died young
    • Tikka Manohar Singh, born , educated at the Arya College in Nawanshahr and at Lahore, married Rani Kushalwati Deiji, died , daughter of Thakur Jai Chand of Beheda-Sandalsingh, and his wife, Thakurani Bibiji Roshan Deiji, daughter of Lt. Kunwar Shivdayal Singh of Jeoli, and his wife, a Kumari Sahib of Raipur Rani. He died in .
    • Rani Vidya Deiji, married Rana Jagdish Singh of Manaswal.
    • Kunwar Jagdish Singh, he succeeded as Rana Jagdish Singhji Bahadur (qv)
  • Rana Jagdish Singhji Bahadur, Rana of Jadla (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kunwar Saheb of Jadla, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Chain Singh, married Kumari Nindera Devi (sister of Rani Surendra Devi of Jadla), daughter of Thakur Jai Chand of Beheda-Sandalsingh, and his wife, Thakurani Bibiji Roshan Deiji, daughter of Lt. Kunwar Shivdayal Singh of Jeoli, and his wife, a Kumari Sahib of Raipur Rani, and had issue. He died in in Canada.
    • Kumari Kushala married Kunwar Sahib Katoch of Sri Karanpur and has issue.
      • Kunwar Sher Singh, married Rajkumari Anupama Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Shri Pratap Singhji of Bikaner.
  • Capt. (Hon.) Rai Bahadur Kunwar Diwan Chand, a descendant of Mansur-i-Zaman Rana Khazan Singh Bahadur of Jadla, he was granted the title of Rai Bahadur, raised to the rank of Honorary Captain and was awarded the Burma Star Medal.
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