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Dynasty

Clan

Ranawat

State

Udaipur (Bhilwara Distt.)

Gun Salutes

9

Agency

Rajputana Agency

Accession

7th April 1949

Area

1,049 Square Kilometers km²

Privy Purse

INR 90,000

Hindi Name

शाहपुरा

Last Updated

21st Sep, 2015

Present Head

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HH Rajadhiraj INDRAJIT SINGH, 16th and present Raja of Shahpura, born , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1953); married 1stly, HH Ranidhirani Rajeshwari Devi [Princess Tummy] of Jamnagar, married 2ndly, a daughter of Maharaj Jabbar Singh of Jodhpur.
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Genealogy

The state was founded in 1629. Rulers were.....
  • Rajadhiraj SURAJ MAL, 1st Raja of Shahpura 1629/- , second son of Maharana Amir Singh I of Udaipur, he joined the service of the Mughal Emperor, who gave him the district of Phoolia and a mansab (military posting) of 800 Zat (foot soldiers) and 300 Sowar (horse or horsemen), raised to 1,000 Jat and 500 Sowar in 1643, and to 1,500 Zat and 700 Sowar in 1645. Later, he went to Kandahar with Prince Aurangzeb and, in 1651, his mansab was again raised, to 2,000 Zat and 800 Sowar, married and had issue.
    • Rajadhiraj Sujan Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Viram Deo, received the mansab of 800 Jat and 400 Sowar, later raised to 3,000 Zat and 1,000 Sowar. Fought in the battle of Samugadh, with Prince Dara's force against Prince Aurangzeb, but later went over to Aurangzeb. Served in Assam with Ram Singh of Jaipur, returning to Mathura where he died circa 1688.
  • Rajadhiraj SUJAN SINGH, 2nd Raja of Shahpura -/1664, married and had issue. He died at the battle of Dharmat, along with five sons.
    • Maharaj Fateh Singh, married and had issue. He died at the battle of Dharmat.
      • Rajadhiraj Himmat Singh (qv)
    • Rajadhiraj Daulat Singh (fourth son) (qv)
  • Rajadhiraj HIMMAT SINGH, 3rd Raja of Shahpura 1664/1670, succeeded as a minor, deposed by his uncle after six years, ancestor of the Jagirdars of Gangwas and Barliawas.
  • Rajadhiraj DAULAT SINGH, 4th Raja of Shahpura 1670/1685, married and had issue.
    • Rajadhiraj Bharat Singh (qv)
  • Rajadhiraj BHARAT SINGH, 5th Raja of Shahpura 1685/1729, fought for Maharana Sangram Singh II in the battle against Mewati Ranbaj Khan, imprisoned by his son, Umaid Singh, and died in prison, married Rani Gulab Kanwar of Khandela-Senior, and had issue. He died 1729.
    • Rajadhiraj Umaid Singh (qv)
  • Rajadhiraj UMAID SINGH, 6th Raja of Shahpura 1729/1769, married (amongst others), a daughter of Rao Shiv Singh of Sikar, and had issue. He died at the Battle of Ujjain.
    • Kunwar Udyot Singh, married and had issue. He died vp (poisoned by his own father).
      • Rajadhiraj Ram Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Zalim Singh, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Jay Singh, married and had issue.
        • Kunwar Fateh Singh
      • Thakur Bijay Singh, married and had issue.
        • Thakur Sultan Singh, married and had issue.
          • Thakur Zorawar Singh, married and had issue.
            • Kunwar Kesri Singh
            • Kunwar Sabal Singh
            • Kunwar Anar Singh
            • Kunwar Sundar Singh
        • Thakur Sanwant Singh, married and had issue.
          • Thakur Balwant Singh of Dhanop, married and had issue.
            • Thakur Dhirat Singh, married a daughter of Thakur Megh Singh of Kotri in Kishangarh, and had issue.
              • HH Rajadhiraj Sir Nahar Singh (qv)
            • Thakur Kalyan Singh, married and had issue.
              • Kunwar Zalim Singh
              • Kunwar Bahadur Singh
              • Kunwar Chotu Singh
      • Thakur Suraj Mal, married and had issue.
        • Kunwar Devi Singh
    • Thakur Ranjit Singh, married Thakurani Akhai Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Jait Singh of Auwa, and his third wife, Thakurani Gyan Kanwar.
  • Rajadhiraj RAM SINGH, 7th Raja of Shahpura 1769/1774, married and had issue.
    • Rajadhiraj Bhim Singh (qv)
  • Rajadhiraj BHIM SINGH, 8th Raja of Shahpura 1774/1796, married and had issue.
    • Rajadhiraj Amar Singh (qv)
  • Rajadhiraj AMAR SINGH, 9th Raja of Shahpura 1796/1827, married and had issue.
    • Rajadhiraj Madho Singh (qv)
    • Thakur Ranjit Singh, married and had issue.
      • Thakurani Kishan Kanwar, married (as his first wife), Thakur Devi Singhji of Auwa, and had issue.
  • Rajadhiraj MADHO SINGH, 10th Raja of Shahpura 1827/1845, married and had issue.
    • Rajadhiraj Jagat Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Prithvi Singh of Kishangarh.
  • Rajadhiraj JAGAT SINGH, 11th Raja of Shahpura 1845/1853, died sp 1853.
  • Rajadhiraj LAKSHMAN SINGH, 12th Raja of Shahpura 1853/1870, he adopted Kunwar Nahar Singh of Dhanop in 1869; married Rani Roop Kanwar, daughter of Rao Laxman Singhji of Parsoli, and his first wife, a daughter of Chundawat Rawat Tej Singh of Athana, and had adoptive issue. He died sp 1870.
    • (A) HH Rajadhiraj Sir Nahar Singh (qv)
  • HH Rajadhiraj Sir NAHAR SINGH, 13th Raja of Shahpura 1870/1932, born , son of Kunwar Dhirat Singh of Dhanop (see above), adopted by Rajadhiraj Lakshman Singh, K.C.I.E. [cr.1903], awarded a 9-gun salute, Member of the Mahand Raj Sabha, married 1stly, 19th August 1870, daughter of Thakur Ram Singh of Baghera in Jaipur, married 2ndly, 16th May 1874, daughter of Thakur Chattar Sal of Maksundangarh, died before 1893, married 3rdly, 7th July 1889, Rani Swarup Kunwarba, daughter of Kumar Shri Harisinhji Ranmalji of Sokhada-Dhrangadhra, died before 1893, married 4thly, 4th March 1893, the sister of the Maharawal of Chhota-Udaipur, and had issue, two sons and two daughters (by 2nd wife). He died .
    • HH Svasti Shri Rajadhiraja Sahib Umaid Singh II Bahadur (by 2nd wife) (qv)
    • Rajakumar Sardar Singh (by 2nd wife), born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married a daughter of Raj Gobardhan Singh, died of Bijwa Raj in Pargana Bhur of Kheri District in the United Provinces, a branch of the Jangre Chauhans, and had issue.
      • A son who succeeded his maternal grandfather as the Raj of Bijwa; married and had issue.
        • Raja Lokendra Deo of Bijwa.
      • HH Maharani Prema Kumari Devi, married 25th November 1925, HH Maharaja Sir Pratap Chandra Bhanj Deo of Mayurbhanj.
  • HH Svasti Shri Rajadhiraja Sahib UMAID SINGH II Bahadur, 14th Raja of Shahpura 1932/1947, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; Chief Minister of Shahpura 1912/1932, abdicated in favour of his eldest son on 3rd February 1947, awarded the Silver Durbar Medal (1911), Silver Jubilee Medal (1935) and Coronation Medal (1937); he married 1stly, 1894, HH Rani Suraj Kanwar, died at Shahpura 8th August 1913, daughter of Raja Ajit Singh Bahadur of Khetri, married 2ndly, December 1914 at Kishengarh, a daughter of Raja Shri Samvat Singhji Sahib, Raja of Ralaota (Kishengarh State), amd had issue, an only daughter by his first wife and one son and two daughters by the second.
    • HH Rajadhiraj Sudershan Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown), married (as his third wife), Hon. Lt. Maharaja Mahendra Maan Singh of Bhadawar.
  • HH Rajadhiraj SUDERSHAN SINGH, 15th Raja of Shahpura 1947/-, born , married HH Rani Harshwant Kunwarba Sahiba, daughter of Major HH Maharana Shri Maharaja Shri Raj Sir Ghanshyamsinhji Ajitsinhji Sahib Bahadur of Dhrangadhra, and had issue.
    • HH Rajadhiraj Indrajit Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumari Mahendra Kumari [Princess Bapujija], born , married 10th December 1961, Thakur Amarjeet Singh of Gumanpura, born , died , son of General Thakur Nathu Singh (1900-1994), and has issue.
      • Thakur Shatrujeet Singh Rathore, born , married 11th March 1993, Thakurani Maya Singh, daughter of Col. Apji Bharat Singh Hada of Koela-Kotah, and has issue, one daughter.
        • Trisha Rathore, born .
      • Thakur Jai Singh Rathore, born , married 21st February 1994, Thakurani Mandvi Kumari, and has issue, two daughters
        • Tameksha Rathore born .
        • Darshini Rathore, born .
    • Rajkumari Mridul Kumari [Princess Shilujija], born .
  • HH Rajadhiraj INDRAJIT SINGH, 16th Raja of Shahpura (see above)
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