NEPAL

Lambjang and Kaski

GENEALOGY

Ashiram Kunwar, son of Ratanjit Kunwar, of Kaski. Removed his family to Gorkha and took service with Raja Nara Bhupal Shah, ca. 1740. He had issue, three sons and a daughter:
  • 1) General Sardar Ram Krishna Kunwar. b. ca. 1728. A successful general in the War of unification led by the King Prithvi Narayan Shah. Defeated a British force at Hariharpur, sent in support of the Raja of Kirtipur, 25th August 1767. He d. on campaign, at Mechi, 21st March 1771, having had issue, one son:
    • a) General Kaji Ranjit Kunwar Rana. b. 1753. Governor of Jumla. Instrumental in conquering and annexing the states of Someshwar and Upadrang in 1775 and Tanhung, Lambjang and Kaski in 1781, served in the Tibetan campaign 1788-1789, and Cdr. of the expedition into Tibet 1791-1792, and the Kot Kangra campaign 1808. Granted the title of Kaji, 1804. He d.  from wounds received during the storming of Jhabesar, in Kangra, 1815, having had issue, three sons: Copyright© Christopher Buyers
      • i) Kaji Bala Narsingh Kunwar Rana. b. 2nd February 1783, educ. privately. Granted the hereditary title and rank of Kaji for his part in aprehending Sher Bahadur Shah, half-brother and assassin of King Ran Bahadur, 1805. Governor of Dhankuta 1828-1832, Dadildhura 1833-1835, and Jumla 1835-1837. m. (first) Raksha Kumari, by whom he had issue an only son. m. (second) Ganesh Kumari (d. 8th August 1858), a daughter of General Kaji Nain Singh Thapa, by his wife, Rana Kumari, daughter of Ranjit Pande. He d. 24th December 1841, having had issue, nine sons:
        • (1) General Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Bhakta Bir Kunwar Rana (s/o Raksha Kumari). Kapardar (Master of the Royal Household) 1846. Granted the personal title of Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri together with the hereditary title of Rana as a suffix to the male members of his family, 5th May 1848. He had issue, two sons:
          • (a) Colonel Makaradhoj Kunwar Rana. Served in the Tibet War 1855-1856.
          • (b) Torandhoj Kunwar Rana. He had issue, one son:
          • (i) Kula Vikram. m. morganatically, and had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Shamsher Vikram (b). Rcvd: the Order of the Star of Nepal 3rd class. He had issue, two sons:
              • a. Yoga Vikram. b. before 1923.
              • b. Tirtha Vikram. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Krishna Vikram (b).
      • (2) H.E. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Sir Jang Bahadur Kunwar Ranaji, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o Ganesh Kumari) - see below.
      • (3) Commanding-General H.E. Sri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Bam Bahadur Kunwar Rana. b. 1818 (s/o Ganesh Kumari), educ. privately. Granted the rank of Kaji 1848, Vakil at Calcutta 1845-1846, Minister for Finance 1846-1856, Actg. Prime Minister 1850-1851, Cdr 2nd exped. Force into Tibet 1855-1856, Prime Minister and C-in-C from 1st August 1856 until his death. m. Sri Rani …(d. at Katmandu, eight days after giving birth to a child, November 1851). He d. at Katmandu, 25th May 1857, having had issue, three sons:
        • (a) Lieutenant-General Bambir Bikram Bahadur Kunwar Rana. Maj-Gen. 1868. Implicated in an attempted coup d'etat and exiled to Ootacamund 1882-1885, Governor of Dhankuta 1885. He had issue:
          • (i) Purna Bikram Bahadur Rana. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Siddhi Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (ii) Prem Bikram Bahadur Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue two sons:
            • 1. Khagendra Bikram Bahadur Rana. He had issue:
              • a. Himala Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Chhabendra Bikram Bahadur Rana (c).
          • (iii) Puskar Bikram Bahadur Rana. He had issue, five sons:
            • 1. Neka Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Dharma Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Homa Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 4. Jhalak Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 5. Siddhi Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iv) Upendra Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, seven sons:
            • 1. Mohan Bikram Bahadur Rana. He had issue, one son:
              • a. Surendra Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Garuda Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Bir Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 4. Dhana Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 5. Toran Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 6. Rudra Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 7. Delhi Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
          • (v) Tira Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). He d. before 1923, having had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Girvana Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 2. Yoga Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (vi) Bhim Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Lakshman Bikram Bahadur Rana.
            • 2. Dhanbir Bikram Bahadur Rana. m. Ghana Kumari. He had issue, one son:
              • a. Colonel Prakhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Khush Bikram Rana [Neer Bikram Pyasi]. b. at Chetrapati, Katmandu, 7th January 1934, educ. Tri-Chandra Coll, Katmandu (B.Ed.). Cmsnd 2nd-Lieut. 1958, prom. Lieut. 1960, prom. Capt. 1962, prom. Maj. 1965, prom. Lt-Col. 1970, prom. Col. and special cultural inspector to the Royal Guards Bde. Poet, biographer and historian. Editor of "Kabita", and Joint Editor of "Sipahi" and "Ramjham". Author of "Suskera" (1953), "Pukar (1954), "Chandra" (1955), "Pyasika Kehi Kabita (1963), "Dabala" (1977), "Himjyoti (1976), Yuga-Yugaka Aakashharu (1972), "Kabitako Atmakatha" (1977), "Kehi Jiuda Sasharu" (1981), "Matoka Kehi Bundaharu" (1981), and "Yuga Chetana" (1991). Rcvd: The Orders of the Three Divine Powers 4th class (1965), and Gurkha Right Hadn 4th class (1964). m. February 1957, Bhawani Rajya Lakshmi. He d. at Katmandu, 5th January 1993, having had issue, one son and three daughters.
          • (vii) Khadga Bikram Bahadur Rana (c).
          • (viii) Chandra Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Deva Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Bhairab Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
        • (b) Major-General Buddhi Bikram Bahadur Rana. Maj-Gen 1868. He d. before 1885.
        • (c) General H.E. Yaksha Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). Col 1868, prom Gen 1885. He had issue, five sons:
          • (i) Colonel Tarakshay Bikram Jang Bahadur Rana, of Nepalganj. He had issue, three sons and one daughter:
            • 1. Megha Bikram Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Goha Bikram Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 3. Karindra Bikram Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 1. A daughter. m. at Nepalganj, 10th May 1916, Lal Jagdishwar Prasad Singh Deo (b. 16th May 1899; d.v.p. 15th May 1923), only son of Bhaiya Mahabir Singh Deo, Chief of Changbhakar, by his first wife. She had issue, three daughters.
          • (ii) Lieutenant-Colonel Bhuban Bikram Bahadur Rana, CIE (4.2.1919). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Kaksha Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iii) Lila Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Punya Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Rohit Bikram Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iv) Tula Bikram Bahadur Rana (c).
          • (v) Major Dibya Bikram Bahadur Rana (c). He was k. at Dehra Dun, 1937.
        • (d) Colonel Tek Bahadur Rana (c). He d. before 1923, having had issue, six sons:
          • (i) Kritendra Bikram Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue, six sons:
            • 1. Bala Bikram Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 2. Bhupendra Bikram Rana. He had issue, three sons:
              • a. Yuba Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
              • b. Yoga Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
              • c. Dola Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Prem Bikram Rana.
            • 4. Purna Bikram Rana.
            • 5. Tejendra Bikram Rana.
            • 6. Ghanendra Bikram Rana (c).
          • (ii) Kaji Indra Bikram Rana. Speicial Ambassador to China 1894-1901. He had issue, three sons:
            • 1. Khadga Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Dove Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Guna Bikram Rana (c). b. before 1923.
          • (iii) Min Bikram Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue two sons:
            • 1. Tri Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Chandra Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iv) Shoma Bikram Rana. He d. before 1923, having issue three sons:
            • 1. Khagendra Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Chuda Bikram Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 3. Chatendra Bikram Rana (c). b. before 1923.
          • (v) Om Bikram Rana. He had issue, six sons:
            • 1. Hari Bikram Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 2. Chandi Bikram Rana.
            • 3. Gopal Bikram Rana.
            • 4. Moti Bikram Rana.
            • 5. Brigadier-General Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Ghana Bikram Rana, CIE (3.6.1918). Nepalese representative at Delhi in 1920s. Rcvd: the Order of the Star of Nepal 3rd class.
            • 6. Lieutenant-Colonel Ganga Bikram Rana.
          • (vi) Yoga Bikram Rana (c). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Budhi Bikram Rana. b. before 1923.
      • (4) Commanding-General Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Badri Narsingh Kunwar Rana Bahadur. b. 1821 (s/o Ganesh Kumari). Chief of the Accounts Office 1846-1850, Actg. Mukhtiyar and C-in-C 1850-1851, exiled to India 1851-1854, and to Palpa 1854-1856, cdr. Tansing Bde. 1856, Senior Cdng-Gen. Western Cmnd. 1856-1858, Governor of Palpa 1858-1874. Granted the personal title of Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri together with the hereditary title of Rana as a suffix to the male members of his family, 5th May 1848. Implicated in a plot to assassinate the King and Prime Minister, arrested and exiled to India 24th June 1851, but pardoned and allowed to return in 1854. Excludded from the roll of succession by his brother in 1857. He d. at Palpa, May 1874, having had issue, eight sons:
        • (a) Commanding-General Kedar [Kendra] Narsingh Kunwar Rana. b. 1840, educ. privately. Governor of Palpa 1854-1858, Maj-Gen 1855, Vakil at Calcutta 1864, Dir-Gen of Education 1882, Northern Cdng-Gen 1882-1885. Fled to the British Redency and then to India following the coup d’etat in November 1885. He had issue, one son:
          • (i) Sher Narsingh Rana. He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Debendra Narsingh Rana (c). He had issue, two sons:
              • a. Bhupendra Narsingh Rana.
              • b. Upendra Narsingh Rana.
            • 2. Shamsher Narsingh Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
        • (b) General Dhoj Narsingh Kunwar Rana [Dhwaj Narsing Rana]. Adopted by his uncle, Commanding-General H.E. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Ranuddip Singha Kunwar Rana, KCSI. Prom Lt-Col 1868, ADC General 1877, prom Gen 1885. Fled to the British Redency and then to India following the coup d'etat in November 1885. Settled in India. m. Sri Rani Ananga Manjuri Devi. He had issue, six sons and a daughter:
          • (i) Rana Narsingh Rana. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Gajendra Narsingh Rana. He had issue, one son:
              • a. Keshab Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (ii) Colonel Dhir Narsingh Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue, one son:
            • 1. Narendra Narsingh Rana. b. 1921, educ. Central Hindu Coll, Benares Hindu Univ (BA 1918). m. Sri Rani Heroda Devi, from Askote, in the Almora district of UP, India. He had issue, one son and four daughters:
              • a. Chirendra Narsingh Rana. m. 1959, Sri Rani Jana Devi, nee Thapa. He had issue, four sons and one daughter:
                • i. Jyoti Narsingh Rana. m. Sri Rani Rajshree, nee Chettri. He has issue:
                  • 1a. Adwait Rana.
                • ii. Captain Kiran Narsingh Rana. m. Sri Rani Padma, nee Hirachand. He has issue:
                  • 1a. Eshani Rana.
                • iii. Prakash Narsingh Rana. m. Jodie Chemello, from Melbourne, Australia. He has issue, two daughters:
                  • 1a. Priyanka Rana.
                  • 2a. Anisha Rana.
                • iv. Tej Narsingh Rana. m. Jo Ann, a US citizen.
                • i. Dr Poonam Rajya Lakshmi Rana. m. ... Shah. She has issue, one daughter.
              • a. Rajani Devi. m. 1950, Krishna Bom Malla, Sec Ministry for Commerce & Industry 1964-1965, and Ministry of Food & Agriculture 1965, Ambassador to India 1972-1977 (conc Sri Lanka and Bangladesh), Chair Nepal Industrial Development Corp 1965, and Nepal Bank Ltd 1968-1972, Dir Nepal Rastra Bank Ltd 1961. She d.s.p.
              • b. Deepa Rani. m. Toram Chandra Malla, of Almorra.
              • c. Dolly Rana. She d. young.
              • d. Shalani. m. in Rajasthan.
          • (iii) Colonel Toda Narsingh Rana.
          • (iv) Colonel Giri Narsingh Rana. He d. after 1923, having had issue one son:
            • 1. Indra Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (v) Deva Narsingh Rana (c). He d. after 1923, having had issue one son:
            • 1. Bhim Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (vi) Shri Narsingh Rana (c). m. Pramila Devi, sister of Rai Bahadur Thakur Ghosh Singh, of Banka, Bhagalpur, Bihar, India. He d. after 1938, having had issue, one son and one daughter:
            • 1. Jagat Narsingh Rana. b. at Udaipur, Rajasthan, 30th August 1932. m. Lakshman Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Rattan Singh Bhati, of Dagla Ka Khera, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. He has issue, two sons:
              • a. Mahendra Narsingh Rana. b.at Udaipur, Rajasthan, 5th May 1972. m. Gajraj Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Navratan Singh Rathore, of Kawnliyas, Bhilwara, Udaipur. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
                • i. Devaditya Narsingh Rana. b. at Udaipur, Rajasthan, 15th December 2000.
                • i. Nandani Rajya Lakshmi. b. at Udaipur, Rajasthan, 26th September 1998.
              • b. Virendra Narsingh Rana. b. at Udaipur, Rajasthan, 9th March 1975. Branch Mngr. Allianz Bajaj Life Insurance Co. Ltd., at Bhilwara, Rajasthan. m. Devyani Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Vikram Singh Chauhan, of Multhann, Ratlam, MP. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
                • i. Adityaraj Narsingh Rana. b. at Ratlam, MP, 3rd December 2001.
                • i. Bhavya Rajya Lakshmi. b. at Ratlam, MP, 22nd July 2005.
            • 2. Pushpa Rajya Lakshmi Devi. m. Thakur Baugh Singh Rathore, of Bhilwara, in Udaipur state, India.Copyright© Christopher Buyers
          • (i) Durga Kumari [Maiya Sahib]. b. at Calcutta, Bengal, ca. 1890. m. Colonel Shivraj Singh Katoch (b. at Nabha, 1881; d. 1950), son of Sardar Balak Singh Katoch, of Nabha, by his wife, Sardarni Vishnu Devi, of the Chauhan family of Chamba. She d. at Delhi, December 1965, having had issue, four sons and four daughters - see India Zamindars (Lambargaon).
        • (c) General Bhairab Narsingh Rana (c). Lieut-Col 1868. He d. after 1923, having had issue twelve sons:
          • (i) Colonel Bir Narsingh Rana. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Chandra Narsingh Rana. He had issue, one son:
              • a. Narendra Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (ii) Colonel Bhim Narsingh Rana, of Kopundol. He had issue, three sons and a daughter:
            • 1. Bikram Narsingh Rana. He had issue, one son:
              • a. Vishnu Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Shankar Narsingh Rana.
            • 3. Kirit Narsingh Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 1. A daughter. m. before 1936, as his junior consort, the Raja of Parvat.
          • (iii) Captain Jang Narsingh Rana. b. 1880, educ. Japan. Chief Administrator in the Pyuthan district. He d. at Lucknow, India, having had issue, four sons:
            • 1. Judha Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Padma Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Shanta Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 4. Ananda Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iv) Dev Narsingh Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue one son:
            • 1. Bijaya Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (v) Dip Narsingh Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue one son:
            • 1. Janak Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (vi) Tej Narsingh Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue one son:
            • 1. Birendra Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (vii) Krishna Narsingh Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue three sons:
            • 1. Shamba Narsingh Rana. m. Gajaraj Dibya Lakshmi. He had issue:
              • a. Prasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Bikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Akrur Narsingh Rana. b. at Katmandu, 24th March 1936, educ. Durbar High Sch., Katmandu, Pusa Institute, New Delhi (B.Sc.) and Cornell Univ. (MSc). Assist Dir. Villiage Dvpt. Dept. 1955 and 1957-58; Extension officer, Agric. Dept. 1961-65; Mgr. Birganj Sugar Factory 1965-71; Dep. Dir. of Agric. Publicity Dept. 1971-72; Gen. Mgr. Agric. Purchase Dept. 1972, and Agric. Imports Dept. 1974-76; Gen. Mgr. Birganj Sugar Factory 1976-1979, Joint Sec. MAF 1979-1981, Chairm./MD Agri. Develop. Bank 1981-1982, with World Bank Yeman 1982-1985, Sec. MAF 1986-1990. Rcvd: the Orders of the Gurkha Right Hand 2nd class, Three Divine Powers 3rd class, Shubharajyavishek Padak (1975), Seva Padak, Samaj Seva Padak, SAARC Smriti Padak and Dighaseva Padak. m. February 1962, Oryal Devi. He had issue, one son and two daughters:
            • 2. Tripura Narsingh Rana.
            • 3. Parikohit Narsingh Rana.
          • (viii) Lieutenant-General Supradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Narayan Narsingh Rana. Served in WWII 1939-1945 with Nepalese cont. in India & Burma, at Imphal and Kohima, Rcvd: the Order of the Star of Nepal 1st class, Assam-Burma Campaign, King Tribhuvan Jubilee (1937), and King Mahendra Coron. (1956) medals, Officers 25 Years Service Decoration, British 39/45 & Burma stars, and British War medals.
          • (ix) Narahari Narsingh Rana.
          • (x) Durga Narsingh Rana (c).
          • (xi) Kashi Narsingh Rana (c). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Sudhir Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (xii) Brahma Narsingh Rana (c).
          • (xiii) Narsingh Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
        • (d) Brigade-Colonel Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Kumar Narsingh Rana (c), educ. Thomason Civil Engineering Coll, Roorkee, India. The first Nepalese to qualify as a Civil Engineer. Superintending Engineer to the Govt of Nepal. Rcvd: the Order of the Star of Nepal 3rd class. He had issue, one son:
          • (i) Captain Tek Narsingh Rana. He had issue, five sons:
            • 1. Punya Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Bakhta Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Jhalak Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 4. Mohan Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 5. Judha Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923.
        • (e) Commanding-Colonel Kishore Narsingh Rana (c), educ. Thomason Civil Engineering Coll, Roorkee, India. Chief Exec Engineer Nepal PWD. Assoc Mbr Institution of Electrical Engineers 1908, and Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) 1909. He d. 26th August 1941, having had issue, two sons
          • (i) Jit Narsingh Rana. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Colonel Khadga Narsingh Rana. b. before 1923. Technical Dir Himal Miners’ Syndicate Co 1943, Mbr Rashtra Sabha Sabha 1948-1950, Dir of the Brd of Mines Jodha Research Inst. Fellow Indian Acad of Science (Bangalore). Mbr American Inst of Mining & Meteorological Engineers. m. 1940, Sri Rani Dr Raja Bai Rana, educ. Lady Hardinge Hospital, Delhi and Punjab Univ (MBBS, MD 1935), Lady Supt Bir Zenana Hospital at Katmandu 1952-1965.
          • (ii) Padma Narsingh Rana. He had issue:
            • 1. Karna Narsingh Rana. b. at Thamel, Katmandu, 1920, educ. Durbar High Sch, Katmandu, and the Sch of Arts & Crafts, Lucknow, India. Atsit and painter.
        • (f) Amir Narsingh Rana (c).
        • (a) Himmat Kumari. Chief Administrator of Salyan 1871-1873. m. Colonel Dalmardan Thapa Chhetri (d. before 7th April 1872), sometime Chief Administrator of Salyan.
      • (5) General Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Jaya Bahadur Kunwar Rana. Dep Treasurer 1846-1850, Insp-Gen of Land Revenue 1850-1851. Implicated in a plot to assassinate the King and Prime Minister, arrested and exiled to India 24th June 1851. Granted the personal title of Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri together with the hereditary title of Rana as a suffix to the male members of his family, 5th May 1848. He d. at Allahabad Fort, September 1853.
      • (6) Commanding-General Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Krishna Bahadur Kunwar Rana. b. 1823 (s/o Ganesh Kumari). Col. Cdt. and Gov. of Palpa 1846-1849, Chief Administrator of Morang, Saptari, Mahottari, Bara, Parsa, Rautahat and Sarlahi districts 1849, Actg. Prime Minister and C-in-C May-June 1857, Mukhtiyar and C-in-C 1857-1862. Granted the personal title of Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri together with the hereditary title of Rana as a suffix to the male members of his family, 5th May 1848. Appointed as successor to his brother, 1857. m. Sri Rani …Rajya Lakshmi (d. at Katmandu, 1874), who adopted her husband’s nephew, Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Deva Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He d. 9th August 1863, having had issue, one son and a daughter:
        • (a) Major-General Ram Krishna Kunwar Rana. Maj-Gen. 1868. He d. before 1885. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
        • (a) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Sri Sri Maharani Punya Kumari Devi. m. at the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Basantapur, Katmandu, February 1877, H.H. Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narnarayanetyadi Vividha Virudavali Virajamana Manonnata Shriman Maharajadhiraja Sri Sri Sri Sri Sri Maharaj Surendra Bir Bikram Jang Bahadur Shah Bahadur Shamsher Jang Devanam Sada Samaja Vijayinam, Maharajadhiraja of Nepal (b. at the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Basantapur, Katmandu, 20th October 1829; d. at Narayanhiti Palace, Katmandu, 17th May 1881), eldest son of H.H. Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narnarayanetyadi Vividha Virudavali Virajamana Manonnata Shriman Maharajadhiraja Sri Sri Sri Maharaj Rajendra Bir Bikram Jang Bahadur Shah Bahadur Shamsher Jang Devanam Sada Samaja Vijayinam, Maharajadhiraja of Nepal, by his first wife, H.H. Sri Sri Sri Maharani Samrajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of Shri Rajkumaratmaja Babu Prabhu Shah, of Gorakhpur  - see Nepal (Nepal).
      • (7) Commanding-General H.E. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Ranaudip Singh Bahadur, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o Ganesh Kumari) - see below.
      • (8) Commanding-General Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Jagat Shumshere Jang Kunwar Rana. b. 1827 (s/o Ganesh Kumari). Col. 1846, Southern Cdg-Gen 1857-1863, Eastern Cdg-Gen 1863-77, Western Cdg-Gen 1877-1879, Acting Mukhtiyar and C-in-C 1877-1879. Granted the personal title of Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri together with the hereditary title of Rana as a suffix to the male members of his family, 5th May 1848. He d. 11th May 1879, having had issue, three sons:
        • (a) General Ambar Jang Rana. Lt-Col. 1868, Gen. 1885. He had issue, two sons:
          • (i) Shamsher Jang Rana. He d. before 1923, having had issue three sons:
            • 1. Shanker Jang Rana (c). Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 2. Bala Krishna Jang Rana (c).
            • 3. Satyaswar Jang Rana (c). He had issue:
              • a. Madhusudhan Rana. He had issue:
                • i. Kiran Rana. He had issue:
                  • 1a. Arjun Rana. He had issue:
                    • 1b. Abhimanyu Rana.
          • (ii) Pratap Jang Rana (c). He had issue, three sons:
            • 1. Bhairav Rana. He had issue, four sons:
              • a. Dhruba Rana. He had issue:
                • i. Sobit Rana.
              • b. Prem Rana. He had issue:
                • i. Sandeep Rana.
              • c. Bharat Rana. He had issue:
                • i. Purushottam Rana.
              • d. Nara Rana.
            • 2. Rana Jang Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Deep Rana. He had issue, two sons:
              • a. Chhetra Rana. He had issue:
                • i. Arjun Rana. He had issue:
                  • 1a. Netra Rana.
              • b. Dhana Rana. He had issue:
                • i. Pratap Rana.
        • (b) Major-General Bhupendra Jang Rana. Lt-Col 1868, prom Gen. Removed from the roll of succession and his lands confiscated 1885. He d. before 1923, having had issue, seven sons:
          • (i) Rependra Jang Rana.
          • (ii) Bheka Jang Rana (b).
          • (iii) Jodha Jang Rana (c).
          • (iv) Nil Jang Rana (c).
          • (v) Bidur Jang Rana (c). He had issue, three sons:
            • 1. Dip Jang Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Udaya Jang Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 3. Siddhu Jang Rana (c). b. before 1923.
          • (vi) Khadga Jang Rana (c). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Chaitanya Jang Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (vii) Delhi Jang Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
        • (c) Bir Jang Rana.
      • (9) Commanding-General Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri Dhir Shumshere Jung Rana Bahadur. b. 1828 (s/o Ganesh Kumari), educ. privately. Appointed Col. 1846, Cdr. 1st Exped. Force sent to Tibet 1855-1856, Cdr. Nepalese Forces in India 1857 and commanded the forces against the rebels in the Terai 1857-1858, Cdng-Gen. Eastern Cmnd. 1862-1877, General-in-Waiting to the Crown Prince 1877, Senior Cdng-Gen. Western Cmnd. 1877-1879, attended the Imperial Durbar at Delhi 1877, Mukhtiyar and C-in-C 1879-1884. Granted the personal title of Sri Isht Devata Charan Shri Madhara Jang Kumara Kumarangtamaya Sri together with the hereditary title of Rana as a suffix to the male members of his family, 5th May 1848. Granted a personal salute of 13-guns, 1857. Rcvd: IGS and Mutiny (1858) and KIH gold (1877) medal. m. (first) …m. (second) Sri Rani …(d. in childbirth, at Katmandu, 10th December 1852). m. (third) …m. (fourth) …m. (fifth) at Tallo Narayanhiti Durbar, Katmandu, 1873, Sri Rani Juhar Kumari Devi (d. at Katmandu, 25th September 1916), from a noble Rajput family of Kangra, Punjab. He d. on the riverbank, near Pashupathi, 14th October 1884, having had issue, seventeen sons and about seventeen daughters, including:
        • (a) Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Bir Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o the second wife) - see below.
        • (b) Commanding-General H.H. Raja Khadga Shamsher Jang Bahadur. b. 16th February 1861 (s/o the third wife), educ. privately. Cmsnd. as Lt-Col. 1868, Senior Cdng-Gen. Western Cmnd. 1882-1885, Mukhtiyar and C-in-C 1885-1887, removed from the roll of succession and imprisoned at Thada 13th March 1887, rehabilitated and appointed as Governor of Palpa 1889, and Dhankuta 1901-1903. Granted the personal title of Raja together with the style of His Highness, by King Edward VII 1909. m. H.H. Sri Rani Dhankumari Rajya Lakshmi. He d. at Nepal Palace, Saugor, 22nd December 1921, having had issue, eight sons and several daughters (excluded from the succession):
          • (i) Colonel Punya Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (ii) Lieutenant-Colonel Bikram Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Mbr Office for Petitions & Complaints. He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Pasrthib Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
            • 2. Pitambar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
          • (iii) Bahadur Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, four sons:
            • 1. Beda Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 2. Surja Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 3. Teja Prakash Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
            • 4. Karna Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). b. before 1923.
          • (iv) Lieutenant-General Tunga Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. Cmsnd as Maj-Gen Simhanath Paltan 19/7/1930 . m. (first) Sri Rani Lok Rajya Lakshmi. m. (second) Sri Rani Bijaya Rajya Lakshmi [Gujeshwori Maharani]. He had issue, two daughters by his first wife, and three sons and two daughters by his second wife:
            • 1. Drona Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. 1918 (s/o Bijaya). Mbr Rashtriya Panchayat 1970-1979 and 1981-1989, Minister for Tourism 1981-1983. He d. 1991.
            • 2. H.E. Bikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Suprabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Jagdish Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, GBE (c 18.11.1980). b. at Rautahat, 29th September 1928 (s/o Bijaya), educ. Univs of Patna, Benares Hindu (BA) and Lucknow (MA Econ). Section Officer MOFA 1956, Second Sec Washington DC 1959-1964, First Sec there 1964-1965, Under Sec Chief of Protocol & Joint Sec MOFA 1965-1971, Ambassador to USSR 1971-1977, and India 1983-1985 (conc. to Bhutan 1983-1985 & Mauritius 1985), Joint Sec European Dept MOFA 1977-1983. Rcvd: the Orders of Three Divine Powers 3rd class (1980) and the Gurkha Right Hand 3rd class (1976, 4th class 1960), GC of the Orders of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (1986), and Republic of Egypt. m. 14th August 1955, Sri Rani Shanti Rajya Lakshmi. He d. from heart failure, 23rd August 2002, having had issue, one son and one daughter:
              • a. Nagesh Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. m. a lady from Cainpur.
              • a. Nalini Rajya Lakshmi. m. Shiva Prasad Shah, younger son of Sri Mukhya Chautaria Bhupendra Prasad Shah - see Nepal (Nepal).
            • 3. Kandarpa Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana [Baiju] (s/o Bijaya). He had issue, four sons and one daughter:
              • a. Deepak Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
              • b. Arun Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He was k. in an aeroplane crash.
              • c. Ravi Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
              • d. Bhaskar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. m. Madhu. He had issue, two sons:
                • i. Pranaya Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                • ii. Prajesh Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
              • a. Abha Rajya Lakshmi. She was k. in an aeroplane crash.
            • 1. Sri Rani Pabitra Dibyeshwari (d/o Lok). m. Sri Sahebju Chandra Bikram Shah, probably the son of Sri Sahebju Narendra Bikram Shah.
            • 2. Sri Chautariyani Chandra Dibyeshwari (d/o Lok). m. Colonel Sri Chautaria Udaya Bahadur Shah, second son of Sri Chautaria Bahadur Shah. She had issue - see Nepal (Nepal).
            • 3. Sri Rani Jaya Rajya Lakshmi (d/o Bijaya). m. 11th June 1939, Lieutenant-Colonel Maharajkumar Shri Shardul Bikram Shah (b. at Pratap Nagar, Tehri Garhwal, 29th May 1921), sometime Indian Ambassador to Laos, third son of Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Swasti Sri 1008 Badrish Charya Prayana Garh-Rajya Mahi Mahendra Dharam, Vaibhav Dharam Rakshah Shiromani Shri 108 Maharaja Sir Narendra Shah Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal, KCSI, by his first wife, H.H. Maharani Kamlendumati Devi, daughter of Raja Shri Bijaya Sen Bahadur, Raja of Keonthal. She had issue, two sons - see India (Tehri Garhwal).
            • 4. Sri Rani Prabha Rajya Lakshmi (d/o Bijaya). m. 4th February 1940, Maharajkumar Shri Balendra (Balendu) Bikram Shah (b. at Pratap Nagar, Tehri Garhwal, 30th October 1922; d. 1999), youngest son of Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Swasti Sri 1008 Badrish Charya Prayana Garh-Rajya Mahi Mahendra Dharam, Vaibhav Dharam Rakshah Shiromani Shri 108 Maharaja Sir Narendra Shah Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Tehri Garhwal, KCSI, by his first wife, H.H. Maharani Kamlendumati Devi, daughter of Raja Shri Bijaya Sen Bahadur, Raja of Keonthal. She had issue, two sons and one daughter - see India (Tehri Garhwal).
          • (v) Brigadier-General Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Hasta Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Rcvd: the Order of the Star of Nepal 3rd class. He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. General H.E. Supradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta, Suprasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu The Rt Hon. Guna Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. at Katmandu, 1923, educ. Defence Services Staff Coll, India. Cmsnd Royal Nepalese Army 1939, prom Maj-Gen 1970, prom Lt-Gen 1972, COGS 1972-1975, prom Gen 1975, C-in-C 1975-1980, Mbr Raj Sabha 1977, Ambassador to the PRC 1982-1986. Rcvd: 1st class of the Orders of the Star of Nepal, the Three Divine Powers, and the Gurkha Right Hand.
            • 2. Chiranjibi Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (vi) Captain Hema Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Ran away from home and enlisted as a private in a Gurkha regiment. Capt 1st Patiala Infantry (Rajendra Sikhs), 25/4/1919. He had issue, one daughter:
            • 1. Khem Kunwari. m. to an Indian Army officer.
          • (vii) Kunjara Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Airline pilot. m. Mamiji Rajya Lakshmi. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Devendra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (viii) Loke Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana (c). b. at Katmandu, 4th October 1887. He became a Christian. Joined Indian Police 1910, Officiating Dist Supt 1920, Dist Supt Central Provinces 1930, retd after 1947. m. Isobel Johnstone, of Jubbalpore. He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Captain Paul Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana [Paul Cassell]. b. 29th June 1914. Capt. served in WW2, retd. 1946. Settled in England 1957. m. (first) at Ferozepore, 1945, Gladys Claire (b. 9th June 1923), educ. St Joseph’s Convent, Bangalore, sometime nurse, daughter of William Cassell. m. (second) … He d. at Hendon, Middlesex, March 1995, having had issue, two daughters by his first wife, and further issue by his second:
              • a. Pamela Cynthia Cassell. b. at Howrah, Bengal, 15th June 1946. m. (first) 1962, Donald Hector Browne (d. 11th January 1975). m. (second) Jack Robert Ambrose (d. 15th September 1982). She had issue.
              • b. Margaret Louise Cassell. b. at Kolar Gold Fields, 5th November 1949. m. Colin D’Silva.
            • 2. Rana Denis Shamsher Jung Bahadur [Denis Jung]. b. 15th April 1915. Trained as an Aeronautical Engineer in the UK. Cmsnd as Flying Officer, RIAF 13/6/1943, served in WW2 1943-1945 as Aerodrome Officer, Deputy Dir of Civil Aviation at Bangalore. Assoc Royal Aeronautical Soc 1934. m. (sep.) Kathleen Ann Mary [Molly] (b. at Mudnapalle, near Madras, 1917), settled in Australia with her son September 1962, daughter of Thomas Carr Locke, of Madras, India, by his wife, Francis Ann Millecent, née Arle. He d. from pneumonia, at Belgaum, Karnataka, India, 1985, having had issue, one son:
              • a. Maurice Jung. b. at Bangalore, Mysore, India, 18th October 1949. Settled in Australia 1962. m. at Perth, Western Australia, 1974, Shelley Maree, née Baker. He had issue, one son and one daughter:
                • i. Denis Jung. b. at Perth, Western Australia, 9th February 1983.
                • i. Shireen Jung. b. at Perth, Western Australia, 19th November 1977. m. at Claremont, Perth, Western Australia, 12th April 2008, Luke Bernard Watson, from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. She has issue, one son.
            • 1. Beryl Jung. m. Dr Alfred Saldanha, third son of Francis Augustus Xavier Saldanha, by his wife, Maria Angelica, née D’Souza. She had issue, an only daughter.
          • (i) Sri Sri Sri Rani Ganga Kumari Devi. m. Sri Sri Sri Raja Deva Jang Singh, Raja of Bajang - see Nepal (Bajang).
          • (ii) Thakurani … Devi. b. at Nepal Palace, Saugar, 190x, educ. Isabella Thoburn Coll, Lucknow. m. Thakur Chandan Singh (b. 1887; d. 1968), served IA during the Great War, ADC to the Maharaja of Bikaner, Presdt. All-India Gurkha League 1926, publisher of the "Tarun Gorkha" and "Gorkha Sansar" periodicals.
          • (iii) Thakurani Chuda Devashwari Devi, of Gangini. b. at Nepal Palace, Saugor, 190x, educ. Isabella Thoburn Coll, Lucknow. m. at Nepal Palace, Saugor, 8th May 1918, as his second wife, Thakur Mahendra Singhji Sahib, of Gangini (b. at Gangini, Agra, 20th March 1892), educ. Balwant Rajput and Agra Colls (BA 1915), joined UPCS 1917, Deputy Collector of Jhansi and Hardoi, son of Thakur Theobaran Singh, of Gangini, from the Jadon Rajput family of Kotla. She d. from child birth complications, at Saugor, 20th October 1919, having had issue, an only daughter - see India (Gwalior).
        • (c) Commanding-General Rana Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (s/o the first wife). Appointed Lt-Col 1868, Senior Cdng-Gen Western Cmnd. 1885-1887, Mukhtiyar and C-in-C Mar-Jun. 1887. He d.s.p.m. June 1887.
        • (d) H.E. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Deva Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o the third wife) - see below.
        • (e) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Chandra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o the third wife) - see below.
        • (f) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Bhim Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o the third wife) - see below.
        • (g) Commanding-General Fateh Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (s/o the fourth wife). ADC General 1892-1901, Cdng-Gen Eastern Cmnd 1901, Snr Cdng-Gen Western Cmnd. and Chief of Army Staff 1901-1907. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar medal (1903). He d. 1907, having had issue, six sons:
          • (i) Shive Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (ii) Prem Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (iii) Commanding-General Prachandra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. 1895, educ. Singha Durbar High Sch., Katmandu. Maj-Gen 1928, prom Lt-Gen 1932, prom Gen 1934, Snr Cdng-Gen Western Cmnd & COAS 1950.
          • (iv) Colonel Bhupal Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, a daughter:
            • 1. [Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Lakshmi Raje Sahib Ghorpade, Yuvarani of Mudhol]. m. at Calcutta, 18th January 1929, Shrimant Jayasinhrao Malojirao Raje Ghorpade [Aba Sahib], Yuvaraj of Mudhol (b. 8th August 1909; d. at Mudhol, 2nd January 1931), second son of Raja Shrimant Sir Malojirao IV Venkatrao Raje Ghorpade [Nana Sahib], Raja of Mudhol, KCIE, by his first wife, Shrimant Sakal Soubhagyavati Parvati Bai Raje Sahiba, second daughter of Meherban Shrimant Sardar Sambhaji Rao Maharaj Puar of Multhan [Aba Sahib] - see India (Mudhol). Copyright© Christopher Buyers
          • (v) Gajendra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Achyuta Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (vi) Samundra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c).
        • (h) Commanding-General Lalit Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (s/o the first wife). Cdng-Gen Northern Cmnd 1887-1901, Southern Cmnd 1901-1907, Eastern Cmnd 1907. He d. before 1923, having had issue, one son:
          • (i) Colonel Tirtha Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Cdt Sher Btn. He had issue, issue one son:
            • 1. Papitra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
        • (i) Commanding-General Jit Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (s/o the fourth wife). Snr Cdng-Gen Western Cmnd and Chief of Army Staff 1907-1913. He d.s.p.m. at Lazimpat, 27th July 1913.
        • (j) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Juddha Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski (s/o Juhar Kumari) - see below.
        • (k) Major-General Dambar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana [Sano Maila]. b. 1859 (c). Cmsnd as Capt RNA 1872, prom Col 1877, prom Maj-Gen 1882, ADC General 1885-1892, Gen Rifle Paltan 1910-1923. The pioneer of photography in Nepal. Rcvd: KIH gold medal (1877). m. (first) Sri Rani Indra Rajya Lakshmi. m. (second) ... He d. 1922, having had issue, three sons:
          • (i) Major-General Bikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Samar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. 1883, educ. privately. Commanding Colonel 1908, Governor (Bada Hakim) of Palpa. A gifted photographer. Rcvd: the Order of the Three Divine Powers 3rd class, Great Earthquake (1935), Coron (1955) medals, etc. m. Sri Rani Kirti Rajya Lakshmi. He d. 1958, having had issue, five sons and several daughters, including: Copyright© Christopher Buyers
            • 1. Pushkar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. at Gyaneshwor, Katmandu, 1901 (s/o Kirti Rajya Lakshmi, educ. urbar High Sch, Rani Pokhari, and Tri Chandra Coll, Katmandu. Author, playright and lexicographer. Author of “Paribanda“, “Swarthatyag“, “Katha Kusum“, “Ukhan Tukka“, “Lakshahin“ (1940), etc. Translator of Othello into Nepalese. Editor of “Gorkhapatra“ newspaper, and of English-Nepali Dictionary. Presdt Nepal Bhashanubad Parishad.
            • 2. Lieutenant-Colonel Suprasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Balakrishna Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana [Bal Krishna Sama]. b. at Gyaneshwor, Katmandu, 7th February 1903 (s/o Kirti Rajya Lakshmi), educ. urbar High Sch, Rani Pokhari, and Tri Chandra Coll, Katmandu, POWRMA Dehradun, India. Cmsnd as Capt Nepalese Army 1923, Teacher at Durbar High Sch and Lecturer in Nepali language and literature at Tri Chandra Coll 1930, Chair Nepali Language Publishing Cttee 1933, prom Maj 1938, Mbr Rashtra Sabha 1948-1950, prom Lt-Col 1952, Dir Nepal Radio 1951-1955, Principal Editor “Gorkhapatra“ 1955, Vice-Chancellor Royal Nepal Acad 1969-1971 (Mbr 1957, Hon Life Mbr 1971), Mbr Rajya Sabha Standing Cttee 1973. Poet and dramatist. Author of “Mero Kavitako Aaradhana“ (1997), etc. Hon D.Lit Tribhuvan Univ 1972. Rcvd: the Order of the Gurkha Right Hand 1st class (1971, 2nd class 1952, 3rd class 1942), Ratnashree Gold Medal (1966), Coron Medal (1955), etc. m. 1921, Mandakini Devi, a Thakuri lady. He d. 1981, having had issue, a son and three daughters:
              • a. Janadhan Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana [Janadhan Sama]. b. 1927. He d. from lung cancer, at Katmandu, 1982.
              • a. Sri Rani Pushpa Kumari, of Sirmur. b. 16th June 1924 (d/o Mandakini Devi). m. at Katmandu, 28th November 1938, Major Shri Rao Raja Romharshan Singh (b. at Nahan, 16th February 1906; d. at Dehra Dun, 30th December 1980), sometime Comptroller of the Household and Secretary to the Maharaja of Sirmur, natural son of H.H. Raja Sri Sir Surendra Bikram Prakash Bahadur, Raja of Sirmur, KCSI. She had issue, one son and two daughters - see India (Sirmur).
              • b. Sri Rani Rashmi Rajya Lakshmi. m. at Katmandu, 1955, Jagat Prakash Jung Shah (b. at Basantapur, Katmandu, 1922; k. during a demonstration against King Mahendra’s government, at Katmandu, January 1961, elder son of Chatra Jung Parakram Shah, of Dhading, by his wife, Kriti Rajya Lakshmi. She had issue, one son and two daughters - see Nepal (Nepal).
              • c. Jwala Kumari [Jwala Sama]. Artist.
            • 3. Karna Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. after 1923.
            • 4. Tika Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. after 1923.
            • 5. Bodh Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. after 1923.
          • (ii) Beda Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Hazur Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
            • 2. Mahar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iii) Basudev Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. after 1923.
        • (l) Major-General Jadu Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue,  five sons:
          • (i) Nagendra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (ii) Thagendra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (iii) Yogendra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. m. a daughter of Lieutenant-General Sher Bahadur Malla, GCVO, of Baglung, sometime Principal Military Sec & Hon ADC to King Mahendra, by his wife, Sri Rani Yuva Rajya Lakshmi. He d. February 2008, having had issue, two sons and a daughter:
            • 1. Pramodh Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
            • 2. Pradeep Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
            • 1. A daughter. m. Birat Simha.
          • (iv) Jagat Prakash Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (v) Amir Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Lekha Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
        • (m) Major-General Purna Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He d. before 1923, having had issue, three sons: 
          • (i) Hem Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
          • (ii) Pushpa Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, two sons:
            • 1. Gopi Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
            • 2. Mayur Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (iii) Bhaba Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Bhabani Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
        • (n) Major-General Durga Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Governor of Dhankuta. He had issue, three sons:
          • (i) Prithvi Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. Chair Banka District Ex-Servicemen’s Assoc. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Shanta Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (ii) Sundar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (iii) Captain Thir Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). Presdt All-India Gurkha League 1928-1934 (actg Presdt 1920), and Gurkha Arbitration Court in India. He had issue, three sons:
            • 1. Shiva Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, three sons:
              • a. Shamba Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
              • b. Munu Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He has issue:
                • i. Sunju Rana.
              • c. Puru Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
            • 2. Ranjit Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
            • 3. Bala Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
        • (o) Commanding-General H.E. Pradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Sir Shere Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, KBE (m 4.2.1919) (c), educ. Thapathali Durbar Sch., Katmandu. Governor of Birganj 1892-1900, ADC to the King 1900-1901, Chief of Staff to the C-in-C 1901-1907, Governor of Palpa 1907-1916, GOC 3rd Bde. Nepal cont. India 1916-1919, Governor of Palpa 1919, and of Hanuman Nagar. Rcvd: 2nd class of the Orders of the Star of Nepal and the Three Divine Powers. He d. at Calcutta, 15th February 1933, having had issue, eight sons and ten daughters:
          • (i) Colonel Buddha Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. Governor of Palpa 1916-1919 and of Birgunj 1919-1929. He had issue, three sons:
            • 1. Gagan Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
            • 2. Yogaraj Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
            • 3. Major Diamond Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. at Thutepipal, Palpa, July 1918, educ. Patan Sch, Kupondal, Bombay, and Mhow Military Sch, India. Cmsnd as Lieut Nepal Army, prom Capt, prom Maj, retd 1954, Jungi Adda, Sundhara, Katmandu 1951-1952 and 1954, Mbr Patan Development Brd. 1968-1970. Writer and novelist, imprisoned nine times. Author of “Seto Bagh”, “Basanti”, etc. m. 1943, Balika. He d. 5th March 2011, having had issue, two sons:
              • a. Raghu Shumsher Rana. Officer in the Khadya Sansthan. m. Greta, an English lady. He had issue, a son:
                • i. Raghav Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • b. Dr Khusbu Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, a son and a daughter:
                • i. Kritagya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
          • (ii) Lieutenant-General Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta, Suprasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu, Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Daman Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, CIE (12.6.1947), CBE (m 27.11.1945). b. 26th September 1896, educ. Anglo-Bengali Sch, Allahabad, India, Tri-Chandra Coll, Katmandu, Nepal, and Presidency Coll, Calcutta (BA), Bengal, India. Judge, Court of Appeal 1923-1926 and 1932-1934, Governor of Banke and Bardia 1926-1929, prom Lieut-Col 1933, Consul-Gen New Delhi 1934-1947, prom Comdg Col 1939, prom Lieut-Gen & temp cdr Nepalese contingent in India 1945, charge d’Affaires at New Delhi 1947-1948, Consul-Gen Calcutta 1948-1954, Ambassador to the Court of St James 1954-1956 (conc. to France, the Netherlands and USA), India 1956-1961 (conc. to Japan 1956-1961, PRC 1956-1961, Ceylon 1957-1961 and Pakistan 1960-1961). Hon Mbr Royal Nepal Academy 1972. A Sanskrit author and poet under the name Dhanasamsera Ja. Ba. Ra. Author of “Tantra-sastra” (1961), “Prabuddhasanatanarahasyam” (1963); “Agnisthapanavidhih” (1970), “Vivahapaddhati: Nepalibhashasahita” (1970), “Matrrkaksara-rahasyam” (1973), “Saradiyadurgapujapaddhatih” (1975), “Mantravidyarahasyam” (1977), “Nepal: Rule and Misrule” (1978), “Kamakalarahasya” (1979), “Kularnava-rahasya” (1989). Rcvd: the Orders the Three Divine Powers 1st class (1938), the Gurkha Right Hand 1st class (1953), and the Star of Nepal 3rd class (1945), the Brilliant Star of China (1956), 39/45 Star, British War and India Service (1945) medals, etc. m. a daughter of Thahila Sri Sahebju Bir Bikram Shah, sometime Chair Advisory Assembly. He had issue, one son:
            • 1. Subarna Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
          • (iii) Major-General Khem Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue:
            • 1. Colonel Yadubhan Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. m. Sri Rani Bhuban Rajya Lakshmi, née Shah. He and had issue, two sons:
              • a. Sunil Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. Presdt Jawalakhel Youth Club since 2007. Mbr All-Nepal Football Assoc.
              • b. Ajit Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. b. 1960. Settled in California, USA in 1978. Football coach. m. Lori Ann Rana (b. 1961), only daughter of Harold (Bud) Hoffman, from California, USA, by his wife, Darlene, née Bredl. He had issue, two sons:
                • i. Aneesh Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. b. at Alameda, California, USA, 28th June 1985, educ. Alameda High Sch and Loyola Marymount Univ.
                • ii. Ajaya Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. b. at Alameda, California, USA, 1992, educ. Alameda High Sch.
              • 1. Preeti Rajya Lakshmi [Kunwarani Preeti Rajya Lakshmi, of Pawayan]. b. 26th July 1925. Proprietor of Sun Koshi restaurant in Katmandu. m. Kunwar Keshore Verma [Keshav Verma Singh], younger son of Sri Raja Indra Vikram Singh, Raja of Pawayan, in the Shahjahanpur district of UP, by his second wife, Srimati Rani Griha Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of General H.R.H. Prince (Sri Sri Sri Sri Sri Adhirajkumar) Narendra Bikram Shah, of Nepal. She had issue, three daughters – see India Zamindars (Pawayan).
            • (iv) Colonel Som Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana [Shoma], educ. Agricultural Coll, Kanpur, India. Cmsnd as Lieut-Col Nepal Army 1932, Sec Brd of Agriculture 1937, Governor of Birganj 1950. He had issue, five sons:
              • 1. Lekh Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 2. Brigadier-General Digamber Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. Military Attaché London 1976-1980, ICRC regional consultants to the Royal Nepalese Army 1996-1997, Instructor in International Humanitarian Law at Army Staff Coll, Tokha 1997. He had issue, a son:
                • a. Prabanjan Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
              • 3. Dhenu Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 4. Karpur Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 5. Lok Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
            • (v) Brigadier-General Bigyan Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, CBE (m 2.11.1945). b. 1905. Lt-Col cdt 2nd Nepal Rifles, served in WW2 1939-1945. Rcvd: Assam-Burma Medal (1945), British 39/45 and Burma stars, Defence and War medals (1945). m. 1929, Chandra Kumari. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Barun Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. at Lalitpur, September 1929, educ. Public High Sch, Patan, Tri-Chandra Coll (BA), Katmandu, and Allahabad Univ (MA), Allahabad, India. Sec-Gen Nepal Rashtriya Congress Party 1951-60, Election Cmsnr 1954, Editor “Nepal Guardian” newspaper, “Himalayan Current” 1959-1960, “The Rising Nepal” 1964-1975, Joint Sec PM’s Office, Chief Editor “Sunday Dispatch” 1991-1993.
            • (vi) Delhi Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He and had issue, two sons:
              • 1. Sudhir Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 2. Sunil Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
            • (vii) Bhadra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, a son:
              • 1. Govinda Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
            • (viii) Lieutenant-General Dhana Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana (a). Liaison Officer with British Army in Malaya, later served in the Royal Secretariat. Author of “Sala ka Anubhava” (1947), “Prabudhada Sanatana Rahasyam” (1963), “Nigamagamgnaniksar” (1964), “Kamakala Rahasya” (1979), etc. Rcvd: Assam-Burma Medal (1945), British 39/45 and Burma stars, Defence and War medals (1945). He had issue, five sons:
              • 1. Murani Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 2. Lieutenant-General Birendra-Prajatantra-Bhaskara Victory Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana. b. at Katmandu, 3rd August 1945, educ. St Peter’s Sch, Panchgani, India, Tribhuvan Univ (BA), Katmandu, RMA Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey, Rangers’ Sch and US Army War Coll, General Staff Coll, Germany, and Coll of Combat, India. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut RNA 1966, Military Information Officer UN Interim Force Lebanon 1980-1981, Military Information Officer & Assist to UN Force Cdr Lebanon 1989-1990, cdt RNA Command & Staff Coll 1990-1991 & 1994-1995, prom Brig 1995, prom Maj-Gen 1996, Insp-Gen RNA 1996-1999, Force Commander UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) 1999-2001, prom Lieut-Gen 29/12/2001, COGS 2001-2003, Ambassador to Burma (conc. to Laos & Vietnam) 2005-2006. Mbr Royal Nepal Golf Club. Mbr of the ‘Hectors’ a school rock band at St Peter’s which included Farookh Bulsara a.k.a. the legendary Freddie Mercury of ‘Queen’. Rcvd: Birendra Prajatantra Bhaskara 3rd class (7.7.2002), etc. m. Sri Rani Padma Rajya Lakshmi. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
                • a. Mandir Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, educ. Univ. Indianapolis (B.Sc.). m. Samridhi Kunwar (b. at Katmandu), educ. Symbiosis Coll, Pune, India, employed with Neilson & Co, daughter of Colonel Thakur Shashi Bikram Singh, sometime Chief ADC to Queen Mother Ratna, by his wife, Thakurain Alka Rajya Lakshmi, daughter of Sri Chautaria Rameshwor Prasad Shah. He has issue, a daughter.
                • a. Manridhi Rajya Lakshmi.
              • 3. Raju Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 4. Chhitji Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 5. Gajur Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana.
              • 1. Sri Sri Sri Rani Chhatra Rajya Lakshmi, of Thalahara. m. Sri Sri Sri Raja Rajhab Narayan Singh [Raghavanarayanasingha], Raja of Thalahara, son of Sri Sri Sri Raja Kalki Narayan Singh [Kalakinarayanasingha], Raja of Thalahara. She had issue – see Nepal (Thalahara).
          • (p) Major-General Khamba Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He had issue, two sons:
            • (i) Colonel Tula Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (s/o the second wife). m. Gokul Kumari. He had issue, three sons:
              • 1. Prashad Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
              • 2. Mangal [Ganesh] Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923. m. Ratna Rajya Lakshmi, née Singh. He d. 200x, having had issue, three sons and two daughters:
                • a. Deep Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
                  • i. Ashish Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                  • i. Aakriti Rajya Lakshmi Rana.
                • b. Krishna Shumsher Rana. m. Karuna, née Shah. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
                  • i. Kritartha Shumsher Rana.
                  • i. Kritika Rajya Lakshmi Rana.
                • c. Dinkar Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. m. Rabita, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Madan Bahadur Khadka. He has issue, two sons and one daughter:
                  • i. Sauryansh Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                  • ii. Sauryan Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                  • i. Dikshyanta Rajya Lakshmi Rana.
                • a. Shivani Rajya Lakshmi. m. ... Khare. She has issue, two children.
                • b. Mridul Rajya Lakshmi. m. ... Singh Rathour. She has issue, four daughters.
              • 3. General Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Suprasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Gadul Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. at Lalitpur, March 1936, educ. IMA. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut RNA 1954, Mbr Sino-Nepalese Border Cmsn, prom Lt-Col 1970, served UN Emergency Force in the Middle East 1974-1975, prom Col 1977, prom Brig-Gen 1982, prom Maj-Gen 1987, COAS 1991-1995. Col-Cdt Sri Devi Dutt Btn. Rcvd: the Orders of Three Divine Powers 1st class, and the Gurkha Right Hand 1st class, Long Service (1990), SAARC (1988), National Referendum (1981), UN (1975), Pradesh Sewa Padak (1974), Military Service (1967), and Coron (1956 and 1975) medals. m. Sri Rani Nirmala Rajya Lakshmi. He has issue, two sons and two daughters:
                • a. Samrat Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He has issue, one son:
                  • i. Samridha Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                • b. Sanjog Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He has issue, two sons:
                  • i. Shantabya Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                  • ii. Sarwatejas Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana.
                • a. Hima Rajya Lakshmi. m. Bhusan Chand. She has issue, one son and one daughter.
                • b. Rati Rajya Lakshmi. m. ... Malla. She has issue, one son and one daughter.
            • (ii) Kedar Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c).
          • (q) Harka Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana (c). He d. before 1923, having had issue, one son:
            • (i) Babu Sahib Ganga Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. He had issue, one son:
              • 1. Mahindra Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana. b. before 1923.
          • (a) ? Sri Rani Hari Divyashwari Devi.
          • (b) Sri Sri Sri Rani Toran Kumari Divyeshwari Devi [Kahili Maiya], Rani of Salyan (d/o the third wife). Installed as Rani of Salyana on the death of her husband in 1871. m. before 16th March 1866, as his first wife, Sri Sri Sri Raja Narendra Bahadur Shaha, Raja of Phalabang (d.s.p. before 1871), eldest son of Sri Sri Sri Raja Tej Bahadur Shah, Raja of Phalabang. She d. 1896 - see Nepal (Salyana).
          • (c) Sri Sri Sri Rani Indra Divyeshwari Devi [Mahila Maiya], of Salyan. m. before 16th March 1866, as his second wife, Sri Sri Sri Raja Narendra Bahadur Shaha, Raja of Phalabang (d.s.p. before 1871), eldest son of Sri Sri Sri Raja Tej Bahadur Shaha, Raja of Phalabang – see Nepal (Salyana).
          • (d) Sri Sri Sri Rani Khadga Kumari Divyeshwari Devi. m. Sri Chautaria Lakshman Narayan Shahi, of Salyana, younger son of Sri Sri Sri Raja Tej Bahadur Shah, Raja of Phalabang. She had issue, two daughters - see Nepal (Salyana).
          • (e) Sri Sri Sri Rani Khanga Kumari Devi, of Salyan (d/o Nanda Kumari). m. before 16th March 1866, as his third wife, Sri Sri Sri Raja Narendra Bahadur Shaha, Raja of Phalabang (d.s.p. before 1871), eldest son of Sri Sri Sri Raja Tej Bahadur Shaha, Raja of Phalabang – see Nepal (Salyana).
        • (1) Lakshmiswari Kumari.
        • (2) Ranudhipeswari Kumari.
        • (3) Sri Sri Ranim. Sri Sri Sri Raja …Shahi, Raja of Jumla. She d. at Katmandu, March 1853.
      • ii) Bal Ram Kunwar Rana. he had issue, two sons:
      • (1) Devi Bahadur Rana.
      • (2) Jai Bahadur Rana.
    • iii) Kaji Rewant Kunwar Rana. He had issue, a son:
      • (1) General Bahatam Rana. Served during the Indian Mutiny 1857-1858. He had issue, a son:
        • (a) Colonel Lalit Bikram Rana. The second Bara Hakim of Palpa. He had issue, a son:
          • (i) Lieutenant-General Manyabara-Nepal-Tara Prakhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Uttam Bikram Rana, CSI (2.11.1945), CBE (1919). b. 1892. Served in the Great War in India 1914-1919, and the Second Wordl War 1939-1945, retd as Hon Lt-Gen. Rcvd: the Orders of the Star of Nepal 3rd class, Three Divine Powers 4th class, and Pratap Padak medal. m. 1908, Sri Rani Mina Kumari Devi, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Indra Bahadur Shahi, sometime cdt PM’s Bodyguard, by his wife, the elder daughter of Chautaria Lakhsmi Narayan Shah, of Bhayenan and Salyana. He had issue, an eldest son:
            • 1. Major-General Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Prasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Ujjwala-Kirtimaya-Nepal-Shripada Kschhetra Bikram Rana, KCVO (26.2.1961), CIE (2.11.1945). b. at Katmandu, 15th April 1910, educ. Darwari Sch and Trichandra Coll., Katmandu (BA 1931). Cmsnd as Capt Royal Nepalese Army 1933, Lt-Col cdt Mahindra Dal Regt, served with Nepalese cont in India 1940, and in Assam and Burma 1943-1945, placed under house arrest 1950, prom Brig-Gen 1953, Military Adviser to Joint Co-operation Co-ordinator 1953, prom Maj-Gen 1956, QMG 1956-1958, Adj-Gen 1958-1960, retd 1961, Home Sec 1961-1963 & 1966-1971, Defence Sec 1963-1966 and Principal Sec 1971-1973, Ambassador to PRC 1974-1978, Chair Tribhuvan Univ. Service Cmsn 1981-1985. Rcvd: the Orders of the Three Divine Powers 1st class, Gurkha Right Hand 1st class, and Footprint of Nepal 2nd class, MID twice, Burma Star, British Defence & War medals (1945), Subha Raja Vishek (1956), Sainik Dirgha Seva, Subikhyat Sevala Lankar (1967), Vishesh Seva (1971), and Coron (1975) medals. m. May 1937, Sri Rani Dambar Kumari, daughter of Chautaria Chandra Prasad Shaha, of Salyana. He d. at Katmandu, 17th September 2000, having had issue, five sons and five daughters.
  • 2) General Jaya Krishna Kunwar. Kunwar. b. ca 1730. He d. 1789, having had issue, a son:
    • a) Sri Sardar Chandra Bir Kunwar, of Bhanwarkot. Subba of Garhwal 1808-1811, Subba of the Bhot, Madhesh, and hill regions of Doti 1809, Sardar of Garhaun 1811-1812 and of Doti 1812-1814. m. Ambika Devi, daughter of General Amar Singh Thapa. He d. at Garhwal, 1814, having had issue, three sons:
      • i) Kaji Bir Bhadra Kunwar (s/o Ambika Devi). Paymaster-General 1841-1843. He had issue, one son:
        • (1) Major-General … Rana.
      • ii) Captain Bal Bhadra Kunwar. b at Bhanwarkot, 30th January 1789. Cdt Kalanga Fort, Served in the Anglo-Nepalese War 1814-1815, then entered the service of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the Punjab 1816. He was k. in battle with the Afghans, at Naushera, Peshawar, 26th March 1822.
      • iii) Chetan Singh Kunwar.
  • 3) Amar Singh Kunwar. b. ca 1735. He d. 1790.
  • 4) A fourth son was k. at the Battle of Timal, 1772.
  • 1) Tara Devi.
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