JAMMU & KASHMIR

The Dogra Dynasty

GENEALOGY

Agnivarna, of Parol
(brother or kinsman of the Raja of Ayodhya)
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Vayusrava
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4 successors
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Agnigarbha
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Rai Jambu-Lochana
(founder of Jammu)
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Rai Suraj Dev 850-920
I
Rai Bhoj Dev 920-987
I
Rai Avtar Dev 987-1030
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Rai Jas Dev 1030-1061
I
Rai Sangram Dev 1061-1095
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Rai Jasaskar 1095-1165
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Rai Brij Dev 1165-1216
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Rai Narsing Dev 1216-1258
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Rai Arjan Dev 1258-1313
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Rai Jodh Dev 1313-1361
I
Rai Mal Dev 1361-1400
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Rai Hamir Dev [Rai Bhim] 1400-1423
(k. by Jasrath Khokhar, Jamada-i-Awwal 826 AH)
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Rai Ajab Dev
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Rai Bairam Dev
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Rai Khokhar Dev (d. 1528)
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Rai Kapur Dev 1530-1570
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Rai Samil Dev 1570-1594
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Raja Sangram, Raja of Jammu 1594-1624
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Raja Bhup Dev 1624-1650
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Raja Hari Dev 1650-1686
I
Raja Gujai Dev [Gujja Singh] 1686-1703
I
Raja Dhruv Dev
(with whom we treat)

1703 - 1725 Raja Sri Dhruv Dev Sahib, Raja of Jammu, son of Raja Gujai Dev [Gujja Singh], Raja of Jammu, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1703. Drove out the Mughals and re-established his independent rule. He d. at Jammu, 1725, having had issue, four sons and a daughter:
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1725 - 1782 Raja Sri Ranjit Dev Sahib, Raja of Jammu, eldest son of Raja Sri Dhruv Dev Sahib, Raja of Jammu, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1725. Allied himself with Ahmad Shah Abdali of Afghanistan and greatly increased his territories. Attempted to conquer the Kashmir valley in 1779 but failed. He incurred the displeasure of the Subadar Zakariya Khan, who imprisoned him at Lahore for twelve years. Released on the intervention of Adna Beg Khan, after paying a ransom of two lakhs. Joined Ahmad Shah Durrani's invasion of India in 1752 and received a substantial jagir as his reward. m. (first) a lady from the Katoch family. m. (second) another lady from the Katoch family. m. (third) a lady from the Salaria family. m. (fourth) a lady from the Rakwal family. He d. at Jammu, 4th April 1782, having had issue, two sons and four daughters: Copyrightę Christopher Buyers
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1782 - 1787 Raja Sri Brijraj Dev Sahib [Bajai Deo], Raja of Jammu, eldest son of Raja Sri Ranjit Dev Sahib, Raja of Jammu, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 4th April 1782. Ascended the gadi, at Jammu, 22nd April 1782. Invaded and forced to become a vassal of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the Punjab. m. a daughter of Raja Sri Dalel Singh Sahib, Raja of Chamba. He was k. in battle with the Sikhs, at Rumal, 1787, having had issue, two sons:
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1787 - 1797 Raja Sri Sampuran Singh, Raja of Jammu. b. at Jammu, 1786, younger son of Raja Sri Brijraj Dev Sahib [Bajai Deo], Raja of Jammu, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1787. Reigned under the guardianship of the Mian Mota, the Madar ul-Maham. He d. at Jammu, June 1797.
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1797 - 1816 Raja Sri Jit Singh Sahib, Raja of Jammu, younger son of Mian Dalal Singh, and grandson of Raja Sri Ranjit Dev Sahib, Raja of Jammu, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his cousin, June 1797. Jammu was conquered by the forces of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the Punjab, and annexed to his territories. Deposed and exiled to British territory in 1816. m. Rani Bandrali Devi Sahiba. He had issue, three sons:
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1816 - 1820 Interregnum.
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1820 - 1822 Raja Sri Kishore Singh Sahib, Raja of Jammu, son of Mian Zorawar Singh, of Diyavan, educ. privately. Installed as Raja of Jammu by the Punjab Durbar, in preference to his cousin, who had retired into British territory, 1820. He d. in Jammu, 1822, having had issue, three sons:
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