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Bhukarka (Thikana)

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Revenue ₹ 45,000 (1893)
Hindi Nameभूकरका
Last Updated15th Apr, 2022

Present Head/Ruler

Rao Saheb Shivraj Singhji, 16th Rao Saheb of Bhukarka, married and has issues, three sons.

  • Kunwar Rishiraj Singh, married Kunwarani Shiela Kanwar of Tharad, and has issue, one son.
    • Bhanwar Shaliman Singh
  • Kunwar Devraj Singh, married and has issue.
  • Kunwar Kapilraj Singh

Short History

Bhukarka is the ancestral seat of Sringot clan of Bika Rathores. Rulers of Bhukarka are descendants of Maharaj Sri Rang ji, son of Rao Jetsi of Bikaner. The Chief is the premier noble of Bikaner State and enjoys Double Tazim Sirayat and Kurab Hath in Bikaner Darbar, estate was granted by Raja Rai Singhji of Bikaner. The estate ranks fourth among the nobles of Bikaner, and in1552 A.D. consisted of 28 villages.


  • Maharaj Sri Rang ji, son of Rao Jetsi (4th Ruler of Bikaner), 1st Ruler of Bhukarka (Head Seat of Sringot clan), Sirayat, Double Tazim, Kurab Hath. He was a great warrior who on behest of his elder brother Rao Kalyanmal of Bikaner, led Bikaner state army to assist and save Merta from onslaught of Sher Shah Suri, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Bhagwandas (qv)
  • Thakur Bhagwandas, 2nd Thakur of Bhukarka, he actively participated in campaign undertaken by Raja Rai Singhji of Bikaner, on directions of Emperor Akbar to quell the rebellion of Ahmedabad and died heroically in the battle, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Manohardas (qv)
  • Thakur Manohardas, 3rd Thakur of Bhukarka, married and had issues, two sons.
    • Kunwar Karamsen (qv)
    • Kunwar Kishen Singh, granted Thikana of Sidhmukh (Dohri Tazim Kurab Hath).
      • Kunwar Ram Singh, granted Thikana of Ajitpura (Ikladi Tazim Banho Pasanv) by Maharaja Zorawar Singhji of Bikaner.
  • Thakur Karamsen, 4th Thakur of Bhukarka, he provided military services to Maharaja Karan Singhji of Bikaner against ingress of Rao Amar Singh of Nagore in 1644 AD, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Khadagsen (qv)
  • Thakur Khadagsen, 5th Thakur of Bhukarka, married and had issues.
    • Kunwar Prithviraj Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Amar Singh, granted Thikana of Jasana (Dohri Tazim Kurab Hath) in 1696 A.D. by Maharaja Anup Singhji of Bikaner.
  • Thakur Prithviraj Singhji, 6th Thakur of Bhukarka, in 1698 A.D. On demise of Maharaja Anup Singhji of Bikaner his heir who was a minor ascended the throne of Bikaner, in minority the State of Bikaner was under the leadership of Thakur Prithviraj Singhji. In 1707 AD, Maharaja Ajit Singh of Jodhpur had taken advantage of the absence of Maharaja Sujan Singhji of Bikaner and attacked Bikaner, he was countered and repulsed by the Rajput Sardars of Bikaner under the dynamic leadership of Thakur Prithviraj Singhji, he was duly recognized for his bravery by the Ruler of Bikaner, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Kushal Singh(qv)
    • Kunwar Daulat Singh, granted Thikana of Bae (Dohri Tazim Kurab Hath) by Maharaja Zorawar Singhji of Bikaner.
      • Thakur Hukum Singh, granted Thikana of Raslan (Ikladi Tazim Banho Pasanv).
  • Thakur Kushal Singhji, 7th Thakur of Bhukarka; he was actively involved with Bikaner darbar and provided his services in negotiations between Rulers of Bikaner and Jodhpur, he is renowned for coordinating defensive battle at Bikaner, against rebel armies of Bhadra and Churu. In 1746 A.D., ruler of Bikaner died without an heir, to avoid any confrontation and usurping of throne, Thakur Kushal Singhji intervened and took control of the affairs of the state and with advice of other Thikanedars invited the nearest relative of the ruler, Maharaj Gaj Singhji son of Maharaj Anand Singhji (youngest son of Maharaja Swaroop Singhji of Bikaner) who was most suitable, later on in a battle against Maharaj Amar Singh he was at the helm of Bikaner forces, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Sawai Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Sultan Singh, granted Thikana of Birkali (Ikladi Tazim Banho Pasanv) in 1750 A.D. by Maharaja Gaj Singhji of Bikaner.
  • Thakur Sawai Singhji, 8th Thakur of Bhukarka, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Madan Singhji (qv)
  • Thakur Madan Singhji, 9th Thakur of Bhukarka, in 1799 A.D. in a battle against Bhatti musilms at Suratgarh, he died at helm of Bikaner forces at Bhatner, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Abhay Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Gyan Singh, granted Thikana of Simla (Ikladi Tazim Banho Pasanv ) in 1790 A.D. by Maharaja Surat Singhji of Bikaner.
  • Thakur Abhay Singhji, 10th Thakur of Bhukarka, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Ajit Singh (qv)
  • Thakur Ajit Singhji, 11th Thakur of Bhukarka, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Khet Singh (qv)
    • Kunwar Hatti Singh, granted Thikana of Thirana.
  • Thakur Khet Singhji, 12th Thakur of Bhukarka, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Nathu Singhji (qv)
  • Thaku Nathu Singhji, 13th Thakur of Bhukarka, married had issue.
    • Kunwar Kan Singhji (qv)
  • Rao Kan Singhji, 14th Rao of Bhukarka, in 1912 A.D. during silver jubilee coronation of Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner, he was granted personal title of Rao, for his exemplary services and was about to be given permanent title of Rao but due to his sudden demise without an issue in 1928 A.D., his adoptive issue, was conferred with hereditary title of ‘Rao’, married had adoptive issue.
    • (A) Kunwar Amar Singhji (qv)
  • Rao Saheb Amar Singhji, 15th Rao of Bhukarka, was conferred with hereditary title of ‘Rao’ by Maharaja Ganga Singhji of Bikaner, married twice, firstly daughter of Thakur of Bikamkor; secondly Rani Saheb Anand Kanwar, daughter of Thakur of Khejarla, had issues, two sons and ten daughters. Married 2ndly to Anand Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Mohan Singh Ji of Satheen.
    • Baisa Saroj Kumari, married Rao Saheb Prithviraj Singhji of Piplia Hama and has issue.
      • Rao Saheb Kartikeya Singhji, married Rani Saheb Mumal Kanwar, daughter of Col Thakur Laxman Singhji of Guda Malani.
    • Baisa Kumud Kumari, married Dewan Saheb Narender Singhji of Lal Garh, has issues.
      • Kunwar Hanuwant Singhji
      • Baisa Durgeshwari Kumari, married to Kunwar Rajender Singhji of Jipasni, has issue.
        • Baisa Deveshwari Kumari
      • Kunwar Sangram Singhji, married to Kanwarani Usha Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Saheb Madan Singhji of Loonch, has issues.
        • Bhanwar Haram Singh
        • Bhanwar Divyaraj Singh
    • Baisa Krishna Kumari, married Thakur Mahendra Singhji Bhati of Osian, has issues.
      • Baisa Kirti Kumari, married Kumar Prithviraj Rishi of Shyampur Munakh, has issue.
        • Kunwar Vijhitraj Rishi
      • Kunwar Hayagreev Singh, married Kunwarani Hema Kumari, daughter of Thakur Bishen Singhji Bika of Melusar, has issues.
        • Bhanwar Kharagh Singh
        • Bhanwar Harihar Singh
    • Baisa Gyan Kanwar, married Thakur Saheb Surender Singhji of Hamirgarh, has issues.
      • Baisa Sharmila Kumari, married Thakur Basant Singhji of Rodla and has issues, two daughters.
        • Baisa Pooja Kumari
        • Baisa Aishwarya Kumari
      • Baisa Manisha Kumari, married Thakur Saheb Bishen Singhji of Falna, has issue.
        • Kunwar Kunal Singh
      • Baisa Archana Kumari, married Kunwar Kuldeep Singhji of Nohar, has issues.
        • Baisa Juhi Kumari
        • Bhanwar KV Singh
      • Baisa Rashmi Kumari
      • Baisa Priyanka Kumari
      • Kunwar Randhir Singh
    • Baisa Pushpa Kumari, married Thakur Guman Singhji of Bhanwari, has issues.
      • Kunwar Karni Singhji, married Kunwarani Darshani Kumari, daughter of Raja Balbhadra Singhji of Kunadi, has issues.
        • Baisa Riddhi Kumari
        • Kunwar Rudradev Singh
      • Kunwar Pradhuman Singhji, married Kunwarani Harshita Kumari, daughter of Thakur Sher Singhji of Gunawati.
      • Kunwar Anirudh Singhji, married Kunwarani Rajshri Kumari, daughter of Thakur of Nayatalab.
    • Baisa Jagdish Kumari, married Aapji Saheb Shivraj Singhji, son of Aapji Saheb Bhim Singhji of Rajgarh, has issues.
      • Baisa Renulata Kumari, married Kunwar Surender Singhji, son of Thakur Dalpat Singhji of Siryari, has issues.
        • Kunwar Yashwardhan Singh
        • Baisa Pratikshya Kumari
      • Kunwar Pradhuman Singhji, married Kunwarani Indu Kumari, daughter of ThakurJagjit Singhji of Shankarpura, has issues.
        • Baisa Minal Kumari
        • Baisa Shaivlini Kumari
      • Baisa Meghna Kumari, married Kunwar Rishiraj Singh, son of Thakur Narender Singhji of Khejariya, has issues.
        • Baisa Yuvika Kumari
    • Baisa Madhu kumari, married Thakur Jitender Singhji, son of Thakur Saheb Ganga Singhji of Siyana.
    • Baisa Purnima Kumari, married Kunwar Rajender Singhji, son of Thakur Saheb Ishwari Singhji of Tordi, has issues.
      • Baisa Manisha Kumari, married Rajkumar Ajayraj Singhji, son of Maharaj Pratap Singhji of Raoti.
      • Baisa Maj Manali Kumari, married Maj. Kunwar Randeep Singh, son of Col. Thakur Rajendera Singhji of Hardesar, has issue.
        • Bhanwar Karni Singh
      • Kunwar Siddharth Singh
    • Kunwar Shivraj Singhji of Bhukarka (qv)
    • Baisa Shailendra Kumari, married Thakur Jyanender Singhji of Galthani, has issues.
      • Kunwar Aditya Singh
      • Baisa Natasha Kumari
    • Thakur Saheb Manvender Singhji, married Thakurani Jyanender Kanwar, daughter of the Thakur Kalu Singhji of Girajsar, has issues, two sons and two daughters.
      • Baisa Rajeshwari Kumari, married Kunwar Navdeep Singh, son of Thakur Chiman Singhji of Kuhadu, has issues.
        • Bhanwar Dakshyaraj Singh
        • Baisa Siddhi Kumari
      • Baisa Devyani Kumari, married Kunwar Suryaveer Singhji, son of Thakur Ganga Singhji, IAS of Ramseen.
      • Kunwar Ajayraj Singh, married Kunwarani Yamini Kumari, daughter of Thakur Rajender Singhji of Sanpla, has issue.
        • Bhanwar Vishwajit Singh
      • Kunwar Dhruvender Singh
    • Baisa Rajendera Kumari, married Kunwar Upender Singhji, son of Thakur Onkar Singhji of Mandrella and has issues.
      • Bhanwar Ashutosh Singh
      • Baisa Bhavya Kumari
  • Rao Saheb Shivraj Singhji, 16th Rao of Bhukarka (see above)

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