Shekhawats of Sikar

Raja Bahadur Singh Shekhawat, the Raja of Khandela gifted the village (Beer Bhan Ka Bass) to Rao Daulat Singh, son of Rao Jaswant Singh of Kasli Thikana. Rao Daulat Singh changed the name of Veer Bhan Ka Bass village to Sikar in memory of Rao Shekha and constructed a fort here in 1687. In 1721 Daulat Singh’s son Shiv Singh became ruler of Sikar. • Rao Daulat Singh (1687/1721) o Founded thikana of Sikar • Rao Shiv Singh (1721/1748) o Completed the fort and palaces of Sikar in 1724 and conquered Fatehpur in 1731. o Erected the famous Temple of Gopinath Ji. • Rao Samrath Singh (1748/1754) • Rao Nahar Singh • Rao Chand Singh • Rao Devi Singh o Built forts of Raghunathgarh and Deogarh o Golden rule in history of Sikar • Rao Raja Laxman Singh o Constructed Laxmangarh Fort • Rao Raja Ram Pratap Singh • Rao Raja Bhairon Singh • Rao Raja Sir Madhav Singh Bahadur (1866/1922) o Credit of making huge Victoria Diamonds Jublee Hall & Madhav Niwas Kothi o During the terrible famine in 1899, started many famine relief works, example: ‘Madhav Sagar Pond’ which was built in 1899. • Rao Raja Kalyan Singh (1922/1967) o Constructed the clock tower as well as the Kalyan Hospital and College for the welfare of public

Raja Bahadur Singh Shekhawat, the Raja of Khandela gifted the village (Beer Bhan Ka Bass) to Rao Daulat Singh, son of Rao Jaswant Singh of Kasli Thikana. Rao Daulat Singh changed the name of Veer Bhan Ka Bass village to Sikar in memory of Rao Shekha and constructed a fort here in 1687. In 1721 Daulat Singh’s son Shiv Singh became ruler of Sikar.

Shekhawats of Sikar

  • Rao Daulat Singh (1687/1721)
    • Founded thikana of Sikar
  • Rao Shiv Singh (1721/1748)
    • Completed the fort and palaces of Sikar in 1724 and conquered Fatehpur in 1731.
    • Erected the famous Temple of Gopinath Ji.
  • Rao Samrath Singh (1748/1754)
  • Rao Nahar Singh
  • Rao Chand Singh
  • Rao Devi Singh
    • Built forts of Raghunathgarh and Deogarh
    • Golden rule in history of Sikar
  • Rao Raja Laxman Singh
    • Constructed Laxmangarh Fort
  • Rao Raja Ram Pratap Singh
  • Rao Raja Bhairon Singh
  • Rao Raja Sir Madhav Singh Bahadur (1866/1922)
    • Credit of making huge Victoria Diamonds Jublee Hall & Madhav Niwas Kothi
    • During the terrible famine in 1899, started many famine relief works, example: ‘Madhav Sagar Pond’ which was built in 1899.
  • Rao Raja Kalyan Singh (1922/1967)
    • Constructed the clock tower as well as the Kalyan Hospital and College for the welfare of public