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Raja Shri MAHESHWAR CHAND KATOCH, 6th Raja of Nadaun since 1970. Born , educated at the Doon School, Dehradun.
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  • Raja Sir JODHBIR CHAND, 1st Raja of Nadaun 1823/1873, son of Raja Sansar Chand II of Kangra, born , he was granted the jagir of Nadaun for his family's maintenance; in 1846 as a result of the first Sikh War the territory came under the dominion of the British, who granted a sanad in favour of the Raja, in recognition of his services; in 1848, after the second Sikh War, he was granted a fresh sanad by the British in respect of the jagir of Nadaun, married and had issue.
    • Raja Amar Chand (qv)
    • Mian Prithi Singh, born , married and had issue. He died .
      • Kunwar Oman Chand, born .
    • Mian Hari Singh, born , Extra Assistant Commissioner of the Punjab, died .
    • Mian Sher Singh, born , Assistant District Superintendant of Police in the Punjab, married and has issue, three sons. He died .
      • Kunwar Jit Singh, born , married and had issue.
        • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, born .
      • Kunwar Kehar Singh, born .
      • Kunwar Keshari Singh, born .
    • Mian Suchet Singh, born , married and has issue. He died .
      • Kunwar Khushal Singh, born , died .
      • Kunwar Basant Singh, born , died .
      • Kunwar Thakur Chand, born , died .
    • Mian Chet Singh, born , died .
    • Mian Ishri Singh, born , married and had issue. He died .
      • Kunwar Barham Chand, born , married and had issue.
  • Raja AMAR CHAND, 2nd Raja of Nadaun 1873/1890, born , married a niece of the Raja of Jasrota, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Narendra Chand (qv)
  • Raja NARENDRA CHAND, 3rd Raja of Nadaun 1890/1924, born , C.S.I. [cr.1907], the title of Raja was conferred as a hereditary distinction on 15th March 1909 by the Viceroy, married (amongst others) (a), 1873, the daughter of Rana Karam Chand of Jubbal, married (b), a Rani from Mankot, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Mahendra Chand (qv)
    • Kunwar Devi Chand, born .
    • Kunwar Nawal Kishor Chand, born .
    • Kunwar Khargendra Chand, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Pratap Chand Katoch, married and had issue.
        • Kunwar Joginder Chand Katoch, married and is settled in Haridwar.
    • Kanwar Bhim Chand, married and had issue.
      • Kanwar Virender Chand Katoch, married and had issue.
        • Kanwar Hitender Chand Katoch, married Kanwarani Usha, and has issue.
          • Kanwar Hitesh Chand Katoch, born in Nadau, H.P., presently undertaking a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Giani Zail Singh College of Engineering and Technology, Bathinda, P.B.
          • Kumari Neha Katoch, presently undertaking a B.C.A. from Punjab Technical University in Rayat Institute of Management, Roopnagar, Punjab.
  • Raja MAHENDRA CHAND, 4th Raja of Nadaun 1924/1935, born , married 1stly, a Princess of Nalagarh, married 2ndly, the elder daughter of Raja Durga Singh of Bhajji, married 3rdly, the younger daughter of Raja Durga Singh of Bhajji, and had issue, as well as further issue. He died .
    • Raja Rajendra Chand (by 2nd wife) (qv)
    • Kunwar Gajendra Chand (by 3rd wife), married Kunwarani Puran Devi, daughter of a Mian of Anu, Hamirpur, and has issue, two daughters.
      • Kumari Kusum Prabha, married Kunwar Jagdish Jamwal, and has issue, two daughters.
      • Kumari Vijaylaxmi, married Thakur Nakul Dev Rana, Zamindar of Garhshankar, and has issue.
    • Kunwar Upendra Chand (by 3rd wife), born , married 1945, Kumari Sheela Devi, born , died , daughter of Kanwar Kesari Singh of Chamba, and has issue.
      • Kumari Surya Prabha, married and had issue, a son and a daughter. She died in .
      • Kumari Veena Prabha, married and has issue, two sons and a daughter.
      • Kumari Vinod Prabha, married to Kunwar Anoop Singh of Nahan, and had issue. She died .
      • Kumari Chandra Prabha, married and had issue, a daughter. She died .
      • Kunwar Kuldeep Chand, married Kunwarani Sunita devi, and has issue.
        • Kumari Aishwarya Prabha
        • Kunwar Mahi Pal Chand
        • Kumari Santosh Prabha
    • Rajkumari Rajeshwari Bala Sundari (by 3rd wife), married Lt.-Col. Ghandarva Singh Charak, son of Chatur Singh (Governor of Gilligut hajari, Bazestan for Jammu and Kashmir State), and has issue, four daughters.
      • Kunwarani Neena Singh Hada, married Kunwar Raghubir Singh of Dabri Thikana, Kotah (born , died ), and has issues.
        • Monisha Singh Diwan, born , Head of Early Childhood Development at Aga Khan Education Service India, married to Prakash Diwan of Baroda, Gujarat, Director at Altamount Capital Management and has one issue.
          • Rohan Diwan, born , currently in the 2nd Year of College at Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition (IHMCTAN) at Mumbai.
        • Akshay Singh Hada, born , CEO of Nano IT Consulting, married Sapna Vaid, Associate Vice President at Hinduja Global Solutions and has one issue.
          • Nabhay Singh Hada, born , currently in Grade 3.
      • Kunwarani Indira Jamwal, married Kunwar Duleep Singh of the Bazir family of Jammu and Kashmir, and has issue.
        • Harshvardhan Singh Jamwal, born , currently (2011) working for Tata Tea, Golaghat, Darjeeling.
        • Kamda Singh, born , educated at St. Mary Presentation School in Jammu, a graduate in journalism, married Capt. Bhawani Singh Ranawat, born .
      • Kunwarani Shalini Hada, married Kunwar Himmat Singh of Dabri Thikana (younger brother of Kunwar Raghubir Singh, above), and has issue.
        • Reetika Singh, educated at Fravashi Academy, graduated from H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai; married Kunwar Bhagyaveer Singh Ranawat of Karjali in Udaipur, currently (2011) working with Balaji films, Mumbai.
        • Utsav Singh Hada, graduated from IHM (Mumbai); currently (2011) working for Balaji films, Mumbai.
      • Kumari Amita, married Suhas Khastriye of Nasik, industrialist and hotelier, and has issue.
        • Nikita Singh Kshatriye, schooling from Fravashi Academy, Nasik, college from Commerce at HR College, Mumbai. Trained Clinical Hypnotherapist from California Hypnosis Institute. Trained with Dr. Brian Weiss and Doreen Virtue in USA. Working as a Healer and a Hypnotherapist.
        • Dhruv Singh Kshatriye, educated at Fravashi Academy, graduated in Hotel management from Duke’s university (USA) and currently (2011) studying at Stanford University, California.
    • Rajkumari Tripu Bala Sundari (by 3rd wife), married Capt. Thakur Man Singh Chauhan of Pauri-Garhwal, Uttaranchal (son of Thakur Dr. Devi Singh, served in the British Army under the Gurkha Regiment); educated at Chiefs College, Lahore and agraduate in Law, and had issue.
      • Kunwar Kiran Dev Pal Singh Chauhan, born at Agra, M.A. (English, Honours), currently holding the office of Assistant Excise and Taxation Commissioner, Department of Excise and Taxation, Government of Himachal Pradesh, married 5th December 1981 at Mukerian, Punjab, Kunwarani Chitter Rekha Chauhan, daughter of Kunwar Yudhvir Singh Guleria (served as officer in King George’s Commission and later served as Forest Officer for the Punjab Government, son of Sardar Inder Singh Guleria) and his wife, Kunwarani Sushila Kumari of Mirthal, and has issue.
        • Kumari Ambika Singh Chauhan, born , public school educated, received her degree in Architecture in 2005 and a Master’s degree in Interior design from the University of Westminster, London as well as her diploma in business administration from Chennai, India; worked as assistant architect with international practices in India and London for 3 years and is currently (2011) teaching at the Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (H.P.).
        • Kumari Vandana Singh Chauhan, born , educated at Army Public school, graduated in Law (Honours) from Shimla University and has also completed short courses in Industrial relations and personnel management, and International Business Management from Chennai, India as well as a Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights from WIPO; currently (2011) pursuing LL.M. from Kurukshetra University.
        • Kumari Ripunjaya Kumari Chauhan, born , educated at Army Public school, graduated in Economics (Honours) from St. Bedes College, Shimla and currently (2011) undertaking a Masters degree in Economics (Honours) from Punjab University, Chandigarh.
        • Kunwar Raghavendra Pal Singh Chauhan, born , presently (2011) studying at Army Public School.
    • Kunwar Sohan Singh (by a secondary wife), married Kunwarani Durga Devi, daughter of the Chief Kotwal of Nadaun Forts, and has issue, three sons and four daughters.
      • Kunwar Keshav Chand, born , worked with C.I.S.F., married Kunwarani Neena Katoch, and had issue, two daughters. He died .
        • Kumari Shabnam, married Naval Officer Sanjay Singh Jaswal of Tilla.
        • Kumari Rita, married Sandeep Pathania of Fatehpur, works with Metlife, Mumbai.
      • Kuwar Kameshwar Chand, born , married Kunwarani Rajesh Kumari, and has issue.
        • Kunwar Anirudh Singh, born , a commerce graduate, currently (2011) works with Honda.
        • Kumari Avantika, born , currently undertaking an M.B.A. from Punjab Technical University.
      • Kunwar Gagan Chand, born , married Kunwarani Kamlesh Kumari, and has issue.
        • Kunwar Uday Singh, born .
        • Kunwar Abhey Singh, born .
      • Kumari Prem Lata, married Surup Singh Pathania, and has issue.
        • Ashok Kumar
        • Suman Lata, married Satish Kumar.
      • Kumari Madhu Lata, married Nihal Singh Guleria, and has issue.
        • Hitender Singh, married Sunita Devi.
        • Sonia Kumari, married Aman Chandel.
        • Renuka Kumari, married Kamal Pal.
      • Kumari Sunita, married Surjit Singh Jamwal, and has issue.
        • Shailja Kumari, married.
        • Priyanka Kumari, married Pankaj Rana.
        • Arun Jamwal, undertaking a B.Tech. degree from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar.
        • Varun Jamwal, undertaking a B.Tech. degree from Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar.
      • Kumari Anjana, married Balvinder Singh Guleria, and has issue.
        • Shivani Kumari
        • Himani Kumari
        • Ankush Singh Guleria
  • Raja RAJENDRA CHAND, 5th Raja of Nadaun 1935/1970, born , married 1stly, Rani Shiv Kumari, daughter of Kunwar Shambhu Singh, Zamindar of Narauli, Moradabad District, U.P., married 2ndly, Rani Vidya Devi, educated at St. Bede's College, Shimla, daughter of the Thakur of Theog, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Shri Maheshwar Chand (by Rani Vidya Devi) (qv)
    • Rajkumari Chandra Prabha (by Rani Shiv Kumari), born in Lahore, India, married 11th May 1963, Kunwar Sachindra Singh of Doonga in Dehradun District, and has issue. (19/1 Subhash Road, Doonga House, Dehra Dun, Uttaranchal, India)
      • Kumari Shailini Kumari, born , married Kunwar Yudhister Pal of Kutlehar, and has issue, two sons.
        • Akshay Pal, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, presently working as a Software Engineer with Infosys, Pune.
        • Abhimanyu Pal, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and is presently undertaking a Law degree from Symbiosis University, Pune.
      • Kumari Ragni Kumari, born , married Shri Devendra Paul C.A., and has issue. (London, U.K.)
        • Aparna Singh, born ; educated at Welham Girl's School and is presently undertaking a course in Political Science at L.S.R. College, New Delhi.
      • Kumari Malini Kumari, born , married Kunwar Kirnesh Jung Chauhan of Haripur and Ganguwala, H.P., and has issue, two sons.
        • Akhilesh Jung Chauhan, born , educated at Welham Boys School, Dehra Dun and is presently (2010) studying at Jaypee University, Wanganaghat, H.P.
        • Arikesh Jung Chauhan, born , presently studying at Welham Boys School, Dehra Dun.
      • Kunwar Atendra Singh, born , married Kunwarani Rachna Kumari, daughter of Shri Ramrakash Pal Singh of Behmet, Dehradun District, and has issue, a son and daughter.
        • Avantika Singh, born , presently studying at Welham Girls School, Dehra Dun.
        • Amritesh Singh, born , presently attending the Riverdale Prep. School, Dehra Dun.
      • Kunwar Agendra Singh, born , married Kanwarani Jyoti Singh, daughter of Thakur Sahib Gopal Singh of Bilara, Jodhpur, and has issue, two daughters.
        • Arukshita Kumari, born , presently attending ApeeJay School, New Delhi.
        • Aadhya Kumari, born .
  • Raja Shri MAHESHWAR CHAND KATOCH (see above)
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