Kachwaha Rulers of Dausa

Kachwaha Dynasty T.H. Hendley states that the Kachwaha clan is believed to have settled in an early era at Rohtas (Rahatas) on the Son River in present-day Bihar. He notes that their notable seats of power were in present day Madhya Pradesh including Kutwar, Gwalior, Dubkhund, Simhapaniya and Narwar (Nalapura). This second westward migration to Madhaya Pradesh is said to have been initiated under Raja Nala, the legendary founder of Continue Reading

Rulers of Pratapgarh

In the 14th century, Maharana Kumbha (1433–1468) ruled ruled mewar with capital at Chittorgarh. Due to a dispute, Kumbha expelled his younger brother Kshemkarn (1437–1473), from his territory. Kshemkarn’s family too refuge in the Aravali ranges, in the southernmost part of Mewar regime. In 1514, Kshemkarn’s son Prince Surajmal (1473–1530) became the ruler of Devalia (Devgarh) and established his capital of ‘Kanthal-Desh‘ at Dewaliya (also called Devgarh). As the climate of Devgarh was not found to be Continue Reading

Rulers of Banswara

Rulers of Banswara

The princely state of Banswara was established by Jagmal Singh after defeating and killing a Bhil ruler Bansia or Wasna. The district is said be named after the same Bhil ruler or probably for the “bans” or bamboo forests in the area. Banswara State became a British protectorate on 16 November 1818. Rulers of Banswara Rawal JAGMAL DAS Younger son of Rawal Udai Singhji I of Dungarpur, founded state on Continue Reading

Rulers of Dungarpur

Rulers of Dungarpur

Dungarpur is the seat of the elder branch of the Sisodiyas of Udaipur. Karan Singh I of Guhilot dynasty ruled the state of Mewar during 1158-68. He had two sons, Rahup & Mahup. The elder son Mahup was disinherited by Karan Singh and took refuge with his mother’s family, the Chauhans of Bagar. In 1179, Samant Singh of Mewar, established his suzerainty in this area. It is mentioned in the ‘Khyats’ that Maharawal Veer Singh Dev, the Sixth Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading