Deccan States Agency


8th March 1948


1,028 Square Kilometers km²


58,085 (1892)

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INR 140,442

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Raja Bahadur Shrimant RAMRAJE PRATAPSINH NAIK NIMBALKAR, present Raja of Phaltan since 7th October 2004. Installed 7th October 2004, married Rani Shrimant Rekha Naik Nimbalkar, and has issue.
  • Yuvaraj Aniket Ram Naik Nimbalkar
  • Sarojini Devi Naik Nimbalkar
  • Sai Naik Nimbalkar
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The princely state was founded in 1284 and the surname is derived from a village called Nimblak. Rulers were...
  • Naik NIMBRAJ I NIMBALKAR, 1st Naik of Phaltan 1284/1291
  • Naik Padakhala JAGDEVRAO DHARPATRAO NIMBALKAR, 2nd Naik of Phaltan 1291/1327
  • Naik NIMBRAJ II NIMBALKAR, 3rd Naik of Phaltan 1327/1349
  • Naik VANANG BHUPAL NIMBALKAR, 4th Naik of Phaltan 1349/1374
  • Naik VANANGPAL NIMBALKAR, 5th Naik of Phaltan 1390/1394
  • Naik VANGOJI I NIMBALKAR, 6th Naik of Phaltan 1394/1409
  • Naik MALOJI I NIMBALKAR, 7th Naik of Phaltan 1409/1420
  • Naik BAJI I NIMBALKAR, 8th Naik of Phaltan 1420/1445
  • Naik POWARRAO NIMBALKAR, 9th Naik of Phaltan 1445/1470
  • Naik BAJI II NIMBALKAR, 10th Naik of Phaltan 1470/1512
  • Naik MUDHOJI II NIMBALKAR, 11th Naik of Phaltan 1512/1527
  • Naik BAJI DHARRAO NIMBALKAR, 12th Naik of Phaltan 1527/1560
  • Naik MALOJI II NIMBALKAR, 13th Naik of Phaltan 1560/1570, married and had issue.
    • Naik Vangoji II Jagpalrao Nimbalkar (qv)
    • Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Dipa Bai, married Raja Maloji Bhonsle, Jagirdar of Pune, and had issue.
  • Naik VANGOJI II JAGPALRAO NIMBALKAR, 14th Naik of Phaltan 1570/1630
  • Naik MUDHOJI II NIMBALKAR, 15th Naik of Phaltan 1630/1644, married and had issue.
    • Naik Bajaji I Nimbalkar (qv)
    • Naik Sabaji Nimbalkar (Vairag)
    • Naik Jagdevro Nimbalkar (Bhalvani)
    • Maharani Sai Bai, married (as his first wife), Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji I Rao Bhonsle of Satara, and had issue. She died .
  • Naik BAJAJI I NIMBALKAR, 16th Naik of Phaltan 1644/1676, married and had issue.
    • Mahadaji Naik Nimbalkar, married Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Sakhu Bai, daughter of Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji I of Satara.
  • Naik VANGOJI NIMBALKAR III, 17th Naik of Phaltan 1676/1693
  • Naik JANOJI NIMBALKAR, 18th Naik of Phaltan 1693/1748
  • Naik MUDHOJIRAO NIMBALKAR III, 19th Naik of Phaltan 1748/1765
  • Naik SAYAJIRAO NIMBALKAR, 20th Naik of Phaltan 1767/1774
  • Naik MALOJIRAO NIMBALKAR III, 21st Naik of Phaltan 1774/1777
  • Naik JANRAO NIMBALKAR II, 22nd Naik of Phaltan 1777/1827
  • Naik BAJAJIRAO NIMBALKAR II, 23rd Naik of Phaltan 1827/1841, married and had adoptive issue. He died .
  • Raja Shrimant MUDHOJIRAO JANRAO BAPU SAHEB NAIK NIMBALKAR IV, 24th Raja of Phaltan 1841/1916, Deshmukh and Naik Nimbalkar of Phaltan, born , succeeded 7th December 1841, installed 26th March 1860, C.S.I. [cr.1911], married and had issue. He died .
    • Major HH Raja Bahadur Shrimant Malojirao Mudhojirao Nana Saheb Naik Nimbalkar IV (qv)
    • Rajkumar Venkatrao Naik Nimbalkar
  • Major HH Raja Bahadur Shrimant MALOJIRAO MUDHOJIRAO NANA SAHEB NAIK NIMBALKAR IV, 25th Raja of Phaltan 1916/1978, born in Nimbhore, succeeded 17th October 1916, Raja Bahadur [cr.1946], K.C.I.E. [cr.1942], Raja [cr.1936], Major [1936], married 18th December 1923?, HH Rani Lakshmi Devi, born , died , daughter of the Hon. Sardar Shambhusinghraje Jadhavrao K.I.H. of Malegaon, and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Shrimant Pratapsinh Malojirao Bapu Saheb Naik Nimbalkar (qv)
    • Rajkumar Vijaysinh alias Shivajiraje Malojirao Naik Nimbalkar, born , married and had issue, three children. He died .
    • Rajkumar Udaysinhraje Malojirao Naik Nimbalkar, born
    • Rajkumar Vikramsinhraje Malojirao Naik Nimbalkar, born
    • Rajkumari Sarojini Devi Akkasaheb Naik Nimbalkar, born
  • PRATAPSINH MALOJIRAO BAPUSAHEB NAIK NIMBALKAR, 26th Raja of Phaltan 1978/2004, born and succeeded 1978, married and had issue. He died .
    • Raja Bahadur Shrimant Ramraje Pratapsinh Naik Nimbalkar (qv)
  • Raja Bahadur Shrimant RAMRAJE PRATAPSINH NAIK NIMBALKAR, 27th Raja of Phaltan (see above)
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