Madhya Pradesh


Central India Agency


1st January 1950


186 Square Kilometers km²


7,209 (1901)

Privy Purse

INR 8,600

Hindi Name


Last Updated

6th Mar, 2015

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Dewan ANAND PRATAP SINGH, present Dewan Sahib of Jaso since 1942, married and has issue.
  • Kunwar Harsh Pratap Singh, married and has issue.
    • Kunwar Siddhesh Pratap Singh
  • Kunwar Dinesh Pratap Singh, married and has issue.
    • Kunwar Jayesh Pratap Singh
  • Kunwar Yash Pratap Singh, married Kunwarani Manisha Singh, daughter of Rao Aditya Pratap Sahi of Deara of Deara Estate in Uttar Pradesh, and his wife, Rani Karuna Sahi of Badnore Thikana in Rajasthan, and has issue, one daughter.
    • Baisa Shivranjani Kumari
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The state was founded in 1732. Rulers were....
  • Dewan BHARTI CHAND, 1st Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1732/1750, brother of Raja Hirdesah of Panna, married and had issue, two sons. He died .
    • Dewan Hari Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Durjan Singh, received the estate of Baghaura, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Medini Singh, died sp, whereupon Bhagaura reverted to Dewan Chet Singh.
  • Dewan HARI SINGH, 2nd Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1750/1775, married and had issue.
    • Dewan Chet Singh (qv)
  • Dewan CHET SINGH, 3rd Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1775/1786, married and had issue.
    • Dewan Murat Singh (qv)
    • generations
      • Kunwar Shatrujit Singh, adopted by Dewan Ram Singh and succeeded as Dewan Shatrujit Singh of Jaso (see below)
  • Dewan MURAT SINGH, 4th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1786/1830, married and had issue.
    • Dewan Ishwari Singh (qv)
  • Dewan ISHWARI SINGH, 5th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1830/1860, married and had issue. He died .
    • Dewan Ram Singh (qv)
  • Dewan RAM SINGH, 6th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1860/1865, died sp in 1865.
  • Dewan SHATRUJIT SINGH, 7th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1865/1869, adoptive son and descendant of Dewan Chet Singh, married and had issue.
    • Dewan Gopal Singh (qv)
  • Dewan GOPAL SINGH, 8th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1869/1888 , married and had issue.
    • Dewan Gajraj Singh (qv)
  • Dewan GAJRAJ SINGH, 9th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1888/1905, married and had issue.
    • Dewan Girwar Singh (qv)
  • Dewan GIRWAR SINGH, 10th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1905/1915, educated at Daly College, Indore;
  • Dewan RAM PRATAP SINGH, 11th Dewan Sahib of Jaso 1915/1942, born , succeeded 21st November 1918; married 1stly, 1928, a daughter of Jangre Raja Raghuraj Singh of Isanagar in Kheri District of Oudh, she died , married 2ndly, Rani Sidheshwari Devi, and had issue, two sons.
    • Kunwar (name unknown) (by 1st marriage), born , died .
    • Dewan Anand Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Col. Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh, died , married Thakurani Bhuvan Kumari, daughter of Raja Chaturpal Singh of Kotla, and his wife, Rani Janki Kumari, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Aditya Pratap Singh, married Kunwarani Shrutikirti Kumari, daughter of Maharaj Ranti Dev Singhji of Nagod, and his wife, Rani Rama Rajya Laxmi, and has issue, one daughter.
      • Baisa Meenakshi Kumari
  • Dewan ANAND PRATAP SINGH, 12th Dewan Sahib of Jaso (see above)
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