JODHPUR

 

The Rathor Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1678-1679 & 1679-1725 Raj Rajeshwar Maharaja Shri Ajit Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Jodhpur (first time) - see below.
 
1679  Raja Shri Indra Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Jodhpur and Nagore, only surviving son of Raja Shri Rai Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Jodhpur and Nagore, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father as Rao of Nagore, 1676. Appointed as successor to his uncle by Emperor Aurangzeb, 9th June 1679. Unpopular amongst the Rathor noblemen of Jodhpur, Aurangzeb removed him by popular demand, 4th August 1679. Entered the Imperial service and rose to the rank of 3,000 zat and 2,000 sowar 1682, served under Azim Shah with a rank of 5,000 zat 1707. He d. ca. 1707, having had issue, a son:
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1678-1679 & 1679-1725 Raj Rajeshwar Maharaja Shri Ajit Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Jodhpur. b. at Lahore, 19th February 1679, fifth and elder posthumous son of Unda Rajahai Alitabar Maharaja Shri Jaswant Singhji I Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Jodhpur, by his wife, the Jadamanji Rani Sahiba, educ. privately. Succeeded at birth, but seized on the orders of the Emperor, 23rd July 1679. Secretly spirited out of the Mughal capital by Rao Durga Das Rathore, taken to Jodhpur, and installed on the gadi at Sringar Chowki, Mehrangarh, Jodhpur, 2nd August 1679. Reclaimed Jodhpur after the death of Aurangzeb 12th March 1707, and occupied the fort on 4th July 1708. Reconciled and submitted to Emperor Bahadur Shahat Mairtha, 24th February 1708. Invested with the hereditary title of Maharaja by Emperor Muhammad Shah Alam, in person at Mairtha, 7th January 1719. Raised to the title of Raj Rajeshwar by Emperor Farrukh-siyar, 21st August 1718. Faujdar of Jhalor, Sanchod and Siwana 1698, and of Surat 12th November 1711-1714, Subadar of Gujarat 9th December 1714-25th May 1717, Subadar of Gujarat 7th January 1719-1721, and Faujdar of Ajmer 5th November 1719-1721, Zamindar of Nagore 1717. Seized Ajmer from the Mughals in 1720. Appointed to an Imperial mansab of 3,500 zat and 3,000 sowar (1,000 duaspah) 23rd April 1708, prom. to 9,000 zat and 9,000 sowar, 1712. m. (first) at Udaipur, 1694, Shri Rani Udot Kanwarji Maji Sahiba [Amolak de Ranawat], daughter of Maharaj Shri Gaj Singh Sahib, the brother of Maharana Shri Jai Singh, Maharana of Mewar. m. (second) Shri Bhatianiji Rani Lal Kanwarji Maji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Mandore, June 1724), a daughter of Bir Jung, a scion of Jessul. m. (third) Shri Bada Chohaniji Rani Shri Raj Kunwarji Maji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Mandore, June 1724), daughter of Thakur Shri Chaturbhuj [Dayaldasot], of Hotalu. m. (fourth) at Devaliya, March 1709, Shri Bada Sisodaniji Rani Kalyan Kunwarji Maji Sahiba, eldest daughter of Maharajadhiraj Maharawat Shri Prithvi Singhji Bahadur, Maharawat of Partabgarh. m. (fifth) Rani Jas Kanwarji Maji Sahiba, daughter of Rao Shri Chandra Sen [Gajsinghot], of Haloda. m. (sixth) Shri Ladi Chohaniji Rani Ratan Kanwarji Maji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Mandore, June 1724), daughter of Thakur Shri Fateh Singh [Prithvirajot], of Roichari. m. (seventh) Shri Gavdiji Rani Vakhat Kanwarji Maji Sahiba, daughter of Thakur Shri Keshari Singh [Arjansinghot], of Rajgarh-Sopor. m. (eighth) Shri Ladi Bhatianiji Rani Mrig Kanwarji Maji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Mandore, June 1724), daughter of Rawal Shri Dalel Singh [Ramsinghot], of Derawar. m. (ninth) Shri Tuarji Rani Bijai Kanwarji Maji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Mandore, June 1724), daughter of Thakur Shri Bakhshi Ram [Jaswantsinghot], of Patan. m. (tenth) Shri Ladi Chohaniji Rani Bakht Kanwarji Maji Sahiba, daughter Raja Shri Todar Mal [Chhatrasinghot], Raja of Nimrana. m. (eleventh) Shri Bada Sanchoriji Rani Jait Kunwarji Maji Sahiba, daughter of Thakur Shri Ses Mal Baluwant Chavan, of Kichari. m. (twelfth) Shri Jareji Rani Badan Kunwarji Maji Sahiba, daughter of Jam Shri Lakhaji Tamachi Jadeja Sahib, Jam Sahib of Nawanagar. m. (thirteenth) Shri Deoriji Rani Roop Kanwarji Sahiba, daughter of Rao Shri Durjan Singh [Chattarsal], Rao of Sirohi. m. (fourteenth) Shri Chavdiji Rani Sada Kanwarji Sahiba, daughter of Raol Shri Prathiraja Udaybhana Sahib, Raol Sahib of Mansa, in Gujarat. m. (fifteenth) 1719, Shri Sekhawatiji Rani Chandra Kunwarji Sahiba (d. by sati, at Mandore, June 1724), daughter of Rao Shri Sagat Singh, Thakur of Manoharpur, in Jaipur. m. (sixteenth) Shri Ladi Sisodaniji Rani Chanan Kunwarji Sahiba, daughter of Raja Shri Umaid Singhji Sahib, Raja of Shahpura. m. (seventeenth) Shri Ladi Chohaniji Sanchoriji Rani Sahiba, a daughter of the Thakur of Chitalwana. m. (eighteenth?) ca. 1718, Shri Jhaliji Rani Bai Shri Jhinjuba Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Maharana Raj Shri Chandrasinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Wankaner. m. (nineteenth?) Shri Tija Sisodaniji Rani Anup Kunwarji Sahiba, younger daughter of Maharajadhiraj Maharawat Shri Prithvi Singhji Bahadur, Maharawat of Partabgarh. He was k. by his sons, at Meherangarh, Jodhpur, 24th June 1724 (cremated at Mandore, when six ranis and fifty-eight concubines committed sati), having had issue, fourteen sons and several daughters, including:
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