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Dynasty

State

Rajasthan

Gun Salutes

15

Agency

Rajputana Agency

Accession

7th April 1949

Area

2,303 Square Kilometers km²

Population

52,025 (1901)

Privy Purse

INR 102,000

Hindi Name

प्रतापगढ़

Also known as

Partabgarh

Last Updated

28th Jul, 2017

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HH Maharawat AMBIKA PRATAP SINGH, 23rd and present Maharawat of Pratapgarh since 1949. Born , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1957); married 1stly, 1960 (div. 1964), HH Maharani Mukund Kumari, daughter of HH Maharaja Jam Sahib Shri Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji of Nawanagar, and his wife, HH Maharani Gulab Kunwerba, married 2ndly, 1965, HH Maharani Parveen (née Shamsher Ali), daughter of the Nawab of Mamdot, and niece of the Nawab of Loharu, and has issue.
  • Yuvraj Jai Singh, born , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1972); married 1987, Yuvrani Ratna Kumari, daughter of Raja Dinesh Singh of Kalakankar, and his wife, Rani Neelima Kumari, and has issue.
    • Bhanwar Bhuvanyu Singh, educated at The Doon School, Dehradun and at the University of Delhi (B.A. in Economics and Political Science), has also completed the Certified Course for Real Estate Agents, Sales Persons and Direct Sale and Home Loan Agents (recognized by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi); Member of the Indian National Congress Party; Member of the Delhi Gymkhana Club and The Cricket Club of India; presently (2011) working as Director of A.B.R. Security Associates; Director at R.D.S. College of Management, affiliated to I.M.T., Ghaziabad; Director of Bhumishree Farming and Farm Products.
    • Baisa Tanushree Kumari, born .
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History

The predecessor state of Sadri later Kanthal and still later Deolia was founded in 1433 by Rawat Khemkaran Singh, son of Maharana Mokal Singh of Mewar.
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Genealogy

  • Rawat KHEMKARAN SINGH, Rawat of Sadri and Kanthal 1433/1473, he was granted the Jagir of Sadri, later establishing his own Kingdom of Kanthal, married four wives, and had issue, four sons and one daughter. He died at the battle of Dadmipur circa 1473.
    • Rawat Suraj Mal (qv)
    • Kunwar Ranvir Singh
    • Kunwar Shekhgar Singh
    • Kunwar Raisal Singh
    • Baisa Pep Kunwari
  • Rawat SURAJ MAL, Rawat of Kanthal 1473/1530, married 1stly, Rani Shrantgar Kunwari, married 2ndly, Rani Takht Kunwari, married 3rdly, Rani Jadav Kunwari, and had issue. Died .
    • Rawat Bagh Singh (by Shrantgar Kunwari) (qv)
    • Kunwar Randhir Singh (by Shrantgar Kunwari)
    • Kunwar Sahismal Singh (by Takht Kunwari), he was granted the Jagir of Dhamotar, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Kamal Singh, died at Haldighati.
    • Kunwar Ranmal Singh (by Takht Kunwari), ancestor of the Ranmlot sub-clan, was granted the 24 village jagir of Kalyanpura, married and had issue. He died .
      • Thakur Sultan Singh of Kalyanpura.
    • Kunwar Kaala Singh (by Jadav Kunwari)
    • Kunwar Rajghar Singh (by Jadav Kunwari)
    • Kunwar Jaagoji Singh (by Jadav Kunwari)
  • Rawat BAGH SINGH, Rawat of Kanthal 1530/1535, married five wives and had issue. He died .
    • Rawat Rai Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Jetmal Singh
    • Kunwar Barmal Singh
    • Kunwar Kanha Singh
    • Kunwar Kanji Singh, he was granted the Jagirs of Ambirama and Badi Sakthali.
    • Kunwar Manji Singh
    • Ram Kunwari
    • Shyam Kunwari
  • Rawat RAI SINGH, Rawat of Kanthal 1535/1552, married and had issue. He died .
    • Rawat Bikram Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Udaikaran Singh
    • Kunwar Aaskaran Singh
    • Kunwar Puranmal Singh
    • Kishan Kunwari
  • Rawat BIKRAM SINGH, Rawat of Kanthal 1552/1561 and Deolia 1561/1564, born , founded the state of Deolia in 1561, later to become Pratapgarh, married four wives and had issue. He died .
    • Rawat Tej Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumar Surjan Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Raipur, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Ram Das of Raipur, married and had issue.
        • Kunwar Man Singh of Manpura
        • Kunwar Kan Singh of Kangarh
    • Rajkumar Sardul Singh, he was granted the Jagirs of Sidhpura and Veragaon.
    • Rajkumar Kishan Das, he was granted the Jagir of Jhantla (or Barlia).
    • Rajkumari Kishan Kunwari
    • Rajkumari Lal Kunwari
  • Rawat TEJ SINGH, 6th Rawat of Deolia 1564/1593, married six wives and had issue. He died .
    • Rawat Bhanu Singh (qv)
    • Rawat Sinha Singh (qv)
  • Rawat BHANU SINGH, 7th Rawat of Deolia 1593/1597, married Rani Bhagwati Kunwari, daughter of Rao Narayandas of Idar. He died sp in 1597.
  • Rawat SINHA SINGH, 8th Rawat of Deolia 1597/1627, married 13 wives and had issue. He died .
    • Rawat Jashwant Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumar Jaganath Singh
    • Rajkumar Mahav Singh
    • Rajkumari Sada Kunwari
    • Rajkumari Raj Kunwari
  • Rawat JASHWANT SINGH, 9th Rawat of Deolia 1627/1628, married eight wives, including Rani Chanda Kunwari, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawat Hari Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumar Maha Singh
    • Rajkumar Man Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Arnod.
    • Rajkumar Kesari Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Jhantla.
    • Rajkumar Udai Singh
    • Rajkumari Rup Kunwari
    • Rajkumari Suraj Kunwari
  • Maharawat HARI SINGH, 10th Maharawat of Deolia 1628/1673, was granted the title of Maharaj Dhiraj Maharawat by the Mughal Emperor, married ten wives including (a) Maharani Manbhavnade Hadi, (b) Maharani Jas Kunwari Jhali, (c) Maharani Anoop Kunwari Rathod from Medta, (d) Maharani Ajabkuveri Goad (committed sati), (e) Maharani Anandkuveri Rathod (committed sati) and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawat Pratap Singh (by Maharani Manbhavnade Hadi)(qv)
    • Maharaj Amar Singh (by Maharani Jas Kunwari Jhali), he was granted the Jagir of Sakthali.
    • Maharaj Mokham Singh (by Maharani Anoop Kunwari), he was granted the Jagir of Salimgarh.
    • Maharaj Madhav Singh (by Maharani Ajabkuveri Goad), he was granted the Jagir of Achlavda.
    • Maharaj Anand Singh (by Maharani Anandkuveri)
    • Maharajkumari Kalyan Kunwari (by Maharani Anandkuveri), married Kunwar (later Maharaja) Anup Singh Rathore of Bikaner.
    • Maharajkumari Sobhaya Kunwari (by Maharani Anandkuveri)
  • Maharawat PRATAP SINGH, 11th Maharawat of Deolia 1673/1698 and Pratapgarh 1698/1708, founded Pratapgarh in 1698, married 10 wives including (a) Maharani Prem Kunwari, daughter of Padam Singh of Bikaner, (b) Maharani Dharma Kunwari Goad, daughter of Thakur Vithaldas of Ajmer (she committed sati), (c) Maharani Vijay Kunwari, daughter of Thakur Sabal Singh Kachhawa, (she committed sati), and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawat Prithvi Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Kirti Singh
    • Maharaj Bhim Singh
    • Maharaj Daulat Singh
    • Maharaj Inder Singh
    • Maharajkumari Bane Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Sobhagya Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Phool Kunwari
  • Maharawat PRITHVI SINGH, 12th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1708/1718, married 9 wives including Maharani Vijay Kunwari, daughter of Kunwar Padam Singh of Bikaner, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawat Pahar Singh (qv)
    • Maharawat Umaid Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Padam Singh
    • Maharaj Kalyan Singh
    • Maharawat Gopal Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Guman Singh
    • Maharajkumari Kalyan Kunwari
    • Maharani Anoop Kunwari, married Maharaja Ajit Singh of Jodhpur.
    • Maharajkumari Padam Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Ratan Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Suraj Kunwari
  • Maharawat PAHAR SINGH, 13th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1718/1718, married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawat Sangram Singh (aka Ram Singh) (qv)
  • Maharawat SANGRAM SINGH, 14th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1718/1719. He died sp.
  • Maharawat UMAID SINGH, 15th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1719/1721, married four wives including Maharani Kesar Kunwari, daughter of Thakur Kushal Singh Adjawat Kachhawa, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharajkumari Amrut Kunwari
  • Maharawat GOPAL SINGH, 16th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1721/1756, married eleven wives and had issue. He died .
    • Maharaj Bakhtawar Singh
    • Maharawat Salim Singh (qv)
    • Maharaj Ratan Singh
    • Maharaj Jait Singh
    • Maharajkumari Suraj Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Ajan Kunwari
  • Maharawat SALIM SINGH, 17th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1756/1774 , married eleven wives including Maharani Kundan Kunwari, daughter of Thakur Lal Singh Rathod of Aamjhar, and had issue. He died .
    • Maharawat Sawant Singh (see below)
    • Maharajkumar Rod Singh, died at a young age.
    • Maharajkumar Vijay Singh, died at a young age.
    • Maharajkumar Gaj Singh, died at a young age.
    • Maharaj Lal Singhji, he was granted the Jagir of Arnod, married and had issue.
      • Maharaj Arjun Singhji, Thakur Saheb of Arnod, married and had issue.
        • Maharaj Kushal Singhji, Thakur Saheb of Arnod, born , married a daughter of the Rao of Asind in Mewar, and had issue. He died .
          • Kunwar Raghunath Singh, adopted by Maharawat Udai Singh and succeeded as HH Maharawat Sir Raghunath Singhji Bahadur of Pratapgarh (see below)
    • Maharajkumar Mehtab Singh, died at a young age.
    • Maharajkumari Maya Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Rup Kunwari
  • Maharawat SAWANT SINGH, 18th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1774/1844, born , married 8 wives including (a) Maharani Swaroop Kunwari, daughter of Maharaja Bahadur Singh of Kishangarh, married (b), Maharani Daulat Kunwari, daughter of a Rathod Sardar of Medhta, married (c), Maharani Gulab Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Tej Sinhji of Namli in Ratlam, married (d) Maharani Daulat Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Fateh Sinhji of Namli in Ratlam, and had issue. He died .
    • Yuvrani Pran Kunwari (by Swaroop Kunwari), married Yuvaraj Shri Umaidsinhji Gambhirsinhji Sahib Bahadur of Idar.
    • Rani Chiman Kunwari (by Daulat Kunwari Rathodji), married 1821, Rana Fatehsinhji Solanki of Lunawada.
    • Maharaj Padam Singh
    • Maharajkumar Dip Singh, married 1stly, Rani Raaj Kunwari, daughter of Raja Udaibhan Singh of Bhinai, married 2ndly, a lady from Fatehgarh in Kishangarh, and had issue. He died (1823).
      • Bhanwar Kesri Singh (by Rani Raaj Kunwari), born , he died sp under mysterious circumstances in 1834.
      • Maharawat Dalpat Singh (by 2nd wife) (qv)
      • Maharani Pratap Kunwari (by 2nd wife), married 12th February 1833, Maharaja Sardar Singh of Bikaner.
    • Maharaj Sardar Singh
    • Maharajkumari Ajab Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Chandan Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Takhat Kunwari
    • Maharajkumari Ratan Kunwari
  • Maharawat DALPAT SINGH, 19th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1844/1864, born , adopted by Maharawal Jashwant Singhji of Dungarpur in 1820, but wasn't allowed to eventually succeed there in 1845. His own son died in and he therefore adopted Kanwar Udai Singh of Sabli who became the next Maharawal of Dungarpur, married 1stly, Maharani Daulat Kunwari of Namli in Ratlam, married 2ndly, Maharani Moti Kunwari of Kushalgarh, married 3rdly, Maharani Kesar Kunwari of Kushalgarh, married 4thly, Maharani Kalyan Kunwari of Keranya in Bansda, and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharawat Udai Singh (qv)
  • HH Maharawat UDAI SINGH, 20th Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1864/1890 , born , married 1stly, HH Maharani Swaroop Kunwari, daughter of Thakur Takhat Sinhji of Namli in Ratlam, married 2ndly, HH Maharani Juhaar Kunwari, daughter of Raja Duleh Singhji, Raja of Sailana, married 3rdly, HH Maharani Phool Kunwari, daughter of Raja Duleh Singhji, Raja of Sailana, and had issue, as well as an adopted son. He died .
    • Yuvraj Hamir Singh (by 1st wife), born , died .
    • Yuvraj Arjun Singh (by 2nd wife), born , died young.
    • (A) HH Maharawat Sir Raghunath Singh Bahadur (qv)
  • HH Maharawat Sir RAGHUNATH SINGH Bahadur, 21st Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1890/1929, born , adopted from Arnod on 4th May 1890 by HH Maharani Swaroop Kunwari; K.C.I.E. [cr.1911], married 1stly, HH Maharani Ugam Kunwari, daughter of the Thakur of Khawasa (Pisangan) in Ajmer, died , married 2ndly, HH Maharani Kesar Kunwari, daughter of Maharaj Bhawani Singh of Semlia in Sailana, died , married 3rdly, 20th February 1892, HH Maharani Vraj Kunwari (sister of the first wife), and had issue. He died .
    • Yuvraj Pratap Singh (by Maharani Ugam Kunwari), died .
    • Yuvraj Man Singh (by Maharani Ugam Kunwari), born , married 1stly, 18th February 1903, Yuvrani Chandra Kumari of Khetri, married 2ndly, 13th October 1910, Yuvrani Bhuvaneshwari Devi of Tehri-Garhwal, died , married 3rdly, 1913, Yuvrani Maya Kunwarba Sahiba of Dhrangadhra, and had issue. He died .
      • HH Maharawat Sir Ram Singhji II Bahadur (qv)
      • Rani Mohan Kumari, born , married 2nd December 1929, Maharaj Dr. Raghunath Singh of Sitamau.
    • HH Maharani Vallabh Kunwari (by Maharani Ugam Kunwari), married HH Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner. She died .
    • HH Maharani Raj Kunwari (by Maharani Vraj Kunwari), married 1909, HH Maharaja Dileep Singhji of Sailana.
    • Maharaj Goverdhan Singhji (by Maharani Vraj Kunwari), he was granted the Jagir of Arnod on 4th September 1901.
  • HH Maharawat Sir RAM SINGH II Bahadur, 22nd Maharawat of Pratapgarh 1929/1949, born , K.C.S.I., married 1stly 14th May 1924, HH Maharani Raj Kunwari, died , daughter of Rao Raja Sir Madho Singhji Bahadur of Sikar, married 2ndly, 20th April 1932, HH Maharani Meghraj Kumari, daughter of Hon. Maharaja Bahadur Sir Keshav Prasad Singh of Dumraon, married 3rdly, 6th May 1934, HH Maharani Mahendra Kumari, daughter of Major HH Maharana Shri Maharaja Shri Raj Sir Ghanshyamsinhji Ajitsinhji Sahib Bahadur of Dhrangadhra, and his third wife, HH Maharani Anand Kunwarba Sahiba, and had issue. He died .
    • HH Rani Devendra Kumari, born , married HH Raja Lakshman Singh of Chamba, and had issue, three sons and two daughters. She died at King Rashid Hospital in Dubai, cremated at Chamba.
    • Maharajkumari Indira Kumari, born , married to Vasna (Gujarat).
    • Maharajkumari Urmila Kumari, born , married Maharajkumar Balram Singh of Datia.
    • Maharajkumari Kusum Kumari, born , married in Dewas.
    • Rani Kumud Kumari, born , married Rao Sahib Virendra Singh Ju Deo of Bihat, and has issue.
    • Maharajkumari Kanak Kumari, born , married.
    • Kaurani Ila Kumari, born , married Kumar Shri Ranjit Singh of Bilkha, and has issue.
    • Maharaj Prakaram Singh, married Rani Bhanu Kumari, daughter of HH Shri Sawai Maharaja Sir Tej Singhji Dev Bahadur of Alwar.
    • Maharaj Ranjit Singh, married Rani Subh Kumari, daughter of Rawat Kuber Singh of Dhula, and has issue, one daughter.
      • Rajkumari Jyotsana Kumari
    • Thakurani Yeshwant Kumari, born , married Thakur Raghuraj Singh of Badnore, and has issue.
    • HH Maharawat Ambika Pratap Singh (qv)
    • Maharani Maheshwari Devi, born , married December 1956 (divorced), HH Maharao Brijraj Singh of Kotah.
    • Maharaj Durgapratapsinh, born , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1963); married 8th February 1973, Rani Meenakshidevi from Dera Ismail Khan, born , died , and has issue.
      • Baijilal Rajkumari Ambikadevi, born .
      • Rajkumar Dhruvadityasinh, born .
  • HH Maharawat AMBIKA PRATAP SINGH, 23rd Maharawat of Pratapgarh (see above)
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