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Dynasty

Clan

Bika

Subclan

Ratansinghot

Accession

1956

Hindi Name

कुम्भाना

Last Updated

8th Mar, 2015

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Thakur RAJ SINGH RATHORE, Pattedar of Kumbhana, he succeeded his grandfather Rao Bahadur Thakur Daulat Singhji; married 1stly, in 1967 at Ajmer (deserted), Rajkumari Kailash Kanwar, daughter of Raja Ram Singh Gaur of Rajgarh (Alwar) and Rajmata Maan Kanwar, married 2ndly, Baisa of Abhaneri in Jaipur from a modest family, and had issue.
  • Baisa Vinita Kumari Rathore, married Commander Sunil Chauhan of Tankri, and has issue.
    • Kunwar Adhiraj Singh Chauhan
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History

A larger estate belonging to the Ratansinghot Bika clan, second only to Mahajan. Ancestor of the family was Thakur Kesri Singh, sixth in descent from Rao Lunkaran of Bikaner. The Chief enjoys Double Tazim and Kurab Hath in Bikaner Darbar.
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Genealogy

  • Thakur KESRI SINGH RATHORE, Thikanedar of Kumbhana, received independent jagir of Kumbhana and Double Tazim from Maharaja Anup Singh of Bikaner. He is ancestor of Ratansinghot Bika Rathore clan (second important Thikana after Mahajan).
    • Thakur Jorawar Singh (qv)
  • Thakur JORAWAR SINGH, Pattedar of Kumbhana, married and had issue, two sons.
    • Thakur Ajit Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Kishan Singh (qv)
  • Thakur CHAIN SINGH [MAN SINGH or AJIT SINGH], Ruler of Kumbhana and Mahajan, he became the Pattedar (Pattayat) of Kumbhana & Mahajan. Maharaja Ratan Singh Bikaner offered him Mahajan if he killed his enemy Thakur Bairisal of Mahajan. He and his nephew Ram Singh got Bairisal killed (when he came out of Bikaner Fort), by Lal Singh of Kumbhana in 1883 AD near Sursagar Lake. Later Mahajan was granted to a son of the deceased ruler and the three murderers returned to Kumbhana and engaged in anti-legal activities, robbery and dacoity. So Maharaja Ratan Singh granted Kumbhana to his brother Kishan Singh.
  • Thakur KISHAN SINGH, Pattedar of Kumbhana, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Lal Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Ram Singh
  • Thakur LAL SINGH, Pattedar of Kumbhana, he killed Thakur Bairisal of Mahajan in BS 1890 (1833 AD) and his estate was briefly confiscated by Bikaner Ruler and he engaged in robbing villages, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Girdhari Singh (qv)
  • Thakur GIRDHARI SINGH [GANGA SINGH or GEEG SINGH], Pattedar of Kumbhana, his widow adopted Megh Singh ignoring his elder brother Nawal Singh and his children, and Regency Council approved this adoption on recommendation of Sodhi Hukum Singh (Vice-President of Regency Council), but Thakur Lal Singh Churu (Member of Regency Council) gave dissenting opinion that this would lead to an endless series of murders. He died sp. and had adoptive issue.
    • (A) Thakur Megh Singh (qv)
  • Thakur MEGH SINGH, Pattedar of Kumbhana, he was killed by Um Singh and Karnidan Singh in BS 1953-54 (1896-97 AD), and they were in turn killed in June-July 1898 AD. Kumbhana went under Court of Wards after Maharaja Ganga Singh's complete Succession as ruler of Bikaner State in 1898 AD. Till 1922 both the parties received maintenance money (Gujara) from the Thikana during that period. He died .
    • Rao Bahadur Thakur Daulat Singh (qv)
  • COURT OF WARDS
  • Rao Bahadur Thakur DAULAT SINGH [Daulat Singhji or DALL SINGH], Pattedar of Kumbhana, son of Megh Singh, succeeded to the gadi in 1922, till then the issue of succession of Kumbhana was unresolved; he was educated at the Mayo College, Ajmer, and was appointed as the Comptroller of the House-Hold of Maharaja Ganga Singh Bikaner in BS 1972 (1915 AD) and went on to become the Master of the House-Hold of the Maharaja and retired in 1937 AD. He was granted additional jagir of Takhtpura and Bairawas. He received the title of Rao Bahadur from the British Government on 3rd June 1927.
    • Rajkumar Amar Singh Rathore, he was appointed as R.A.S. Officer (Tehsildar) in Bikaner State, married Rajkumari Umaid Kanwar, daughter of Aapjisa Thakur Pane Singhji Khangarot, Thakur Sahib of Jadawata, and his wife, Princess Kesar Kanwar of Dobri, and had issue, one son and two daughters.
      • Thakur Raj Singh (qv)
      • Bai Indra Kanwar, married (as his first wife) Rao Kalyan Singh Chandrawat (Sisodia) of Sheopur in Jaipur (Sanganer), she died sp.
      • Bai Chandra Kanwar, married (as his second wife) Rao Kalyan Singh of Sheopur, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
        • Col. Thakur Virendra Singh, currently serving in Indian Army.
        • Baisa Shanu Kumari, married Rajkumar Rajendra Singh, younger son of Maharaj Shri Dalip Singh of Raoti, and his wife of Nimbaj in Sirohi, and has issue, one son.
          • Bhanwar Bana Bharat Singh
  • Thakur RAJ SINGH RATHORE, Pattedar of Kumbhana (see above)
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