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Arnod (Jagir)

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Hindi Nameअरनोड़
Also known asArnaud
Last Updated17th Jun, 2021

Present Ruler/Head

Lt.-Col. Maharaj JAIRAJ SINGH M.B.A., LL.B., B.Sc., present Thakur Sahib of Arnod since 6th February 2004. Born 14th August 1955 at Ajmer, educated at Sainik School, Chittorgarh; served as an Officer in the Indian Army for 23 years, followed by senior executive assignments in the Corporate sector to include JK Synthetics Ltd and Birla Corporation Ltd., and senior administrative positions in the Rajasthan State Government for 9 years; married 18th June 1979 at Jaipur, Rani Daulat Kumari, daughter of Thakur Arjun Singhji of Alsisar, and his wife, Thakurani Panna Kanwar, and has issue.

  • Rajkunwari Vidhiya Singh, born 26th October 1980, married 6th February 2003, Kunwar Sandeep Singh Rathore of Gunawati, born 27th August 1975, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
    • Bhanwar Yunayveer Singh, born 16th May 2006 at Jaipur.
    • Kumari Rudrangini, born 22nd December 2008 at Jaipur.
  • Rajkunwar Kirti Singh, born 9th July 1983; educated at Daly College, Indore, presently working as an Architect; married 27th November 2009 at Jaipur, Rajkunwarani Shivangini Kumari of Kachariyawas.
    • Ridhiraj Singh, born on 20th April 2013.
    • Kumari Namswini, born on 19th Oct 2020.

Short History

The jagir of Arnod was granted to Maharaj Lal Singh, a younger son of Maharawat Salim Singhji of Pratapgarh.


  • Maharaj LAL SINGH, Thakur Sahib of Arnod, son of Maharawat Salim Singhji of Pratapgarh.
  • Maharaj ARJUN SINGH, Thakur Sahib of Arnod
  • Maharaj KUSHAL SINGH, Thakur Sahib of Arnod -/1858, born 1819, married Rani Pitamber Kanwar of Fatehgarh, and had issue. He died 1858.
    • HH Maharawat Raghunath Singhji (qv)
  • Maharaj RAGHUNATH SINGHJI, Thakur Sahib of Arnod 1858/1890 [later HH Maharawat of Pratapgarh(1)], married 1stly, HH Maharani Ugam Kunwari, daughter of the Thakur of Khawasa (Pisangan) in Ajmer, died 6th December 1891, married 2ndly, HH Maharani Kesar Kunwari of Semlia in Sailana, died 28th April 1908, married 3rdly, 20th February 1892, HH Maharani Vraj Kunwari (sister of the first wife), and had issue. (see Pratapgarh).
    • Maharaj Govardhan Singhji (by Maharani Vraj Kunwari) (qv)
  • Maharaj GOVARDHAN SINGHJI, Thakur Sahib of Arnod 1901/-, born 24th August 1900, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; First Class Tazimi Noble; he was granted the Jagir of Arnod on 4th September 1901; married Rani Shree Kanwar of Mehansar, and had issue.
    • Maharaj Gopal Singhji, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer, married to Rajkumari Kamal Kumari of Piploda State.
      • Maharaj Devendra Singh Ji, married to Nirmala Kunwar.
        • Late Maharaj Kushal Singh, married to Nalini Kumari from Kelawa Kalan.
        • Baisa Anjana Kumari, married to Maharaj Bhupendra Singh from Rawati Marwar.
    • Maharaj Bheemsinha (qv)
    • Thakurani Mahendra Kumari, married Thakur Bhawani Singhji of Ras, and has issue.
    • Thakurani Shiv Kumari, married Thakur Sajjan Singhji of Raipur in Marwar, and had issue.
    • Rani Hem Kanwar, married Rao Sahib Jagannath Singhji of Parsoli in Mewar, and had issue.
    • Thakurani Usha Kanwar, married Thakur Himmat Singjih of Chanod, and has issue.
  • Maharaj BHEEMSINHA, Thakur Sahib of Arnod -/2004, born 18th November 1925, educated at Daly College, Indore, and Mayo College, Ajmer and graduated from Maharaja College, Jaipur; married 23rd February 1951, Rani Pushpa Kumariji of Baghsuri, and had issue. He died 6th February 2004.
    • Rani Sandhiya Kumari, born 11th December 1951, married 17th May 1973, Maharaj Raj Kumar Singh of Jodhpur, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Dhananjay Singh, born 11th October 1974, married Kunwarani Daneshwariba Jadeja, daughter of Thakur Anirudh Sinh Jadeja from Lodhika (Rajkot) and has issue, one son.
        • Bhawar Divyanjay Singh Rathore, born 2nd Dec 2014.
      • Kunwar Jaiveer Singh, born 15th February 1976, married Kunwarani Hemani of Agra.
    • Rani Shermishta Kumari, born 6th September 1953, married 1976, Raja Yadvendrapal Singh of Awagarh, and has issue.
      • Kanwar Chander Pal Singh, born 26th January 1977 at Agra, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 26th January 2008, Kunwari Vijeta of Sirsi near Guna, Madhya Pradesh.
      • Kanwar Bhoomendra Pal Singh, born 5th February 1978 at Agra, educated at Daly College, Indore and St. John’s College, Agra.
      • Kunwari Padmini Kumari, born 25th January 1981, educated at Mayo Girls College, Ajmer; married 25th April 2008, Kunwar Kamakshya Raj Singh of Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat.
    • Lt.-Col. Maharaj Jairaj Singhji (qv)
    • Air Commodore Maharaj Chandramouli Singh B.A., M.Sc., born 5th September 1961 in Ajmer, serving in Indian Air Force, recipient of the Vishishta Seva Medal by President of India; married 27th February 1990 in Lucknow, Rani Shalini Singh of Basti (a State in UP), and has issue.
      • Kunwar Tanuuj Singh, born 4th May 1991 at Lucknow, a graduate of Stadford University, Washington, working with Accenture in Gurgaon.
      • Kunwar Anuuj Singh, born 31st October 1998 at Jallandhar, presently (2017) studying in class XII at Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute, Delhi.
  • Lt.-Col. Maharaj JAIRAJ SINGH, Thakur Sahib of Arnod (see above)


(1) HH Maharawat Udai Singh of Pratapgarh died without issue on the 15th February 1890. Maharaj Raghunath Singh of Arnod being the nearest surviving relative of the late Chief was selected as his successor, and the choice was confirmed by the British Government. He was invested with full powers on 10th January 1981.

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