SACHIN

The Sidi Dynasty

GENEALOGY

1791 - 1802 H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi ‘Abdu’l Karim Muhammad Yakut Khan I Bahadur, Nusrat Jang [Balu Mian], Nawab of Sachin. b. at Janjira, 17xx, elder son and heir of Sidi ‘Abdu’l Rahim Khan Sidi Sirul Khan, Wazir of Janjira and Thanadar of Jafarabad, educ. privately. Fled from Janjira after his brother-in-law seized control of that state. Petitioned the Peshwa and settled at his court in Poona. The latter promised to help him recover his throne, on condition that he cede a portion of his hereditary lands. However, the Peshwa being unable to take possession of Janjira, Sidi ‘Abdu’l Karim only received a firm promise of a small portion of the promised territories lying in the Surat district. He eventually tire do waiting, gathered a small force and seized the fort of Surat. Following mediation by the British, he renounced his hereditary rights to Janjira and Jafarabad and received Sachin and its scattered dependencies in compensation. This being confirmed by a treaty with the Peshwa dated 6th June 1791. Granted the titles of Nawab, Muhammad Yakut Khan Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Mubariz ud-Daula, and Muzaffar ul-Mulk, by Emperor Shah Alam II. m. several wives. He d. at Sachin Fort, 9th July 1802 (bur. there at the Mausoleum of Pir Bhikan Shah Wali), having had issue, a son:
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1802 - 1853 H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Muhammad Yakut Khan I Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin, son of H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi ‘Abdu’l Karim Muhammad Yakut Khan I Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 9th July 1802. Ascended the musnaid on the same day, and formally invested with the titles of Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Yakut Khan Bahadur, and Nusrat Jang. The nawab was a poor financial administrator and was forced to turnover three-quarters of the state revenue towards servicing his debts in 1829. Six years later, his debts had increased to Rs 13 lakhs. The Government of Bombay then placed all but two parganas under the control of the Political Agent at Surat, and assigned a pension for his maintenance. m. several wives, including Mariam Bi Sahiba. He d. at Sachin Fort, 25th March 1853 (bur. there at the Mausoleum of Pir Bhikan Shah Wali), having had issue, a son:
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1853 - 1868 H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi ‘Abdu’l Karim Muhammad Yakut Khan II Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin. b. at Sachin Fort, 1802, as Nawabzada Sidi ‘Abdu’l Karim Khan Bahadur, son of H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Muhammad Yakut Khan I Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin, educ. privately. Heir Apparent with the title of Wali Ahad Sahib at birth. Succeeded on the death of his father, 25th March 1853. Ascended the musnaid on the same day, and formally invested with the titles of Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Yakut Khan Bahadur, and Nusrat Jang. Granted a sanad confirming succession in accordance with Islamic laws, 11th March 1862. Received full ruling powers when the management of his state was restored to him by the GOI in 1864, after an undertaking that he would settle his father’s, now reduced to Rs 5 lakhs. These debts were finally settled by 1877. m. several wives. He d. at Sachin Fort, 1st December 1868 (bur. there at the Mausoleum of Pir Bhikan Shah Wali), having had issue, four sons:
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Copyright© H.H. The Nawab of Sachin1868 - 1873 H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Muhammad Yakut Khan II Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin. b. at Sachin, 1833, as Nawabzada Sidi Ibrahim Khan Bahadur [Buru Mian], eldest son of H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi ‘Abdu’l Karim Muhammad Yakut Khan II Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin, educ. privately. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Wali Ahad Sahib, on the accession of his father, 25th March 1853. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1st December 1868. Ascended the musnaid and formally invested with the titles of Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Yakut Khan Bahadur, and Nusrat Jang, at Sachin Fort. m. 18xx, Sahib un-nisa Begum Sahiba [Badi Bibi]. He d. at Sachin, 4th March 1873 (bur. there at the Mausoleum of Pir Bhikan Shah Wali), having had issue, four sons and several daughters:
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1873 - 1887 H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi ‘Abdu’l Kadir Muhammad Yakut Khan Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin. b. at Sachin Fort, March 1865, as Nawabzada Sidi ‘Abdu’l Kadir Khan Bahadur, eldest son of H.E. Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Muhammad Yakut Khan II Bahadur, Nusrat Jang, Nawab of Sachin, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Wali Ahad Sahib, on the accession of his father, 1st December 1868. Succeeded on the death of his father, 4th March 1873. Ascended the musnaid and formally invested with the titles of Mubariz ud-Daula, Muzaffar ul-Mulk, Nawab Yakut Khan Bahadur, and Nusrat Jang, at Sachin Fort, March 1873. Reigned under a Council of Administration until he came of age, and was invested with partial ruling powers, July 1886. Received a permanent salute of 9-guns, 1st January 1877. Abdicated in favour of his eldest son, 7th January 1887. m. at Baroda, 2nd May 1885, Nawab Sulaiman un-nisa Begum Sahiba (b. at Baroda, 1869; d. at Sachin, 1913), née Mehran un-nisa Begum, daughter of Mirza Muhammad ‘Ali Beg walad Fazil ‘Ali Beg, by his wife, the daughter of Captain Shrimant Baba Sahib Ballantine, of the Baroda State Forces (son of General Thomas D. Ballantine, by a Mogul lady). He d. in exile, 30th December 1896, having had issue, three sons:
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