Nimrana (Thikana)

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Villages12 (1893)
Privy Purse₹ 24,000 (1893)
Hindi Nameनीमराना
Also known asNeemrana
Last Updated02nd Apr, 2023

Present Head/Ruler

Raja KESHAV SINGH, Raja Saheb of Nimrana (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India), the youngest grandson of Raja Janak Singh, he succeeded to the gaddi after a lengthy interregnum. Married to daughter of Thakur Jai Singh Ji of Khirod has issues.

  • Kunwar Chandraveer Singh
  • Kumari Shraddha

Short History

The Rajas of Nimrana belong to the Sankat sub-clan and Kharak family of the Chauhan clan. The estate was formerly independent, but in 1803, it, along with the Kishengarh pargana, was given to the Raja of Alwar. In 1861, the then Raja rebelled against Alwar but was immediately subdued. The matter was resolved in 1868, with the Raja exercising Civil and Criminal jurisdiction within his estate, subject to any conditions that the British Government might lay down. The Raja was also required to pay an annual tribute to Alwar of 12.5% of the total land revenue of the entire estate. The estate is located in the northwest of Alwar.


  • Rao Sokansi, he was a descendant of Maharajadhiraj Prithviraj III, he established himself in Mandhan in 1204 samvat, which became the capital for three generations; married and had issue.
    • three generations
      • Rao Audandeo, he transferred the capital to Mandawar in 1289 samvat, married and had issue.
        • ten generations
          • Rao Haldeo, married and had issue.
            • Rao Dup Raj, he entered the service of the Delhi Emperors, and for his services in the field, he was given a grant of territory in the Raht, where he founded Nimrana in 1467
            • Rao Hensaji, he embraced Islam, and his descendants at Mandawar remained Muslim.
  • Rao RAJ DEO, Rao of Nimrana fl.1464, 6th in descent from Rao Madan Pal, founder of Mandawar about 1170, he was granted the title of Raja by the Emperor of Delhi for services rendered and settled with his followers at Nimrana; married and had issue.
  • …..
  • Raja NONUD SINGH, Raja of Nimrana fl.1820
  • Raja CHANDRA BHAN, Raja of Nimrana, married and had issue.
    • Raja Prithvi Singh (qv)
    • Rao Lakshman Singh, married and had issue.
      • Rao Rup Singh, married and had issue.
        • Rao Baldeo Singh
        • Rao Tara Singh, married and had issue.
          • Rao Jagat Singh
      • Rao Ajit Singh, married and had issue.
        • Rao Govind Singh
      • Rao Gokul Singh, married and had issue.
        • Rao Kundan Singh, married and had issue. He died 18th July 1896.
          • Raja Mukund Singh, he was adopted by Raja Bhim Singh (qv)
        • Rao Daulat Singh, married and had issue.
          • Raja Janak Singh, he was adopted in 1886 by Raja Mukund Singh (qv)
  • Raja PRITHVI SINGH, Raja of Nimrana, married (amongst others), (a), Rani Suraj Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Kalyan Singh of Rohet, and his first wife, Thakurani Udai Kanwar, and had issue.
    • Raja Zalim Singh (qv)
    • Raja Bijay Singh (qv)
  • Raja ZALIM SINGH, Raja of Nimrana
  • Raja BIJAY SINGH, Raja of Nimrana, married and had issue.
    • Raja Tehri Singh (qv)
    • Raja Bhim Singh (qv)
  • Raja TEHRI SINGH, Raja of Nimrana
  • Raja BHIM SINGH, Raja of Nimrana, married and had adoptive issue.
    • (A) Raja Mukund Singh (qv)
  • Raja MUKUND SINGH, Raja of Nimrana -/1885, married and had adoptive issue. He died while still at School on 12th December 1885.
    • (A) Raja Janak Singhji (qv)
  • Raja JANAK SINGH, Raja of Nimrana 1885/-, born 3rd November 1875, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer till 1895; he was invested with ruling powers subject to certain conditions on 16th October 1896 and was granted full ruling powers in February 1907, married 1stly, 1894, Rani Narukiji (name unknown), died 27th May 1898, a daughter of Thakur Sultan Singh of Thana in Alwar, married 2ndly, in July 1899, Rani Bargujariji (name unknown), a daughter of Thakur Prithvi Singh of Tasing in Alwar, and had issue, five sons.
    • Kunwar Madho Singh (by Rani Narukiji), born in January 1895, died 28th November 1908.
    • Rao Saheb Umrao Singh (by Rani Narukiji) (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) Kumari, eldest daughter, married Maharaj Guman Singh of Jodhpur, and had issue.
    • Rao Raghuraj Singh (by 2nd wife), born 1901, married and had issue. He died after 1938.
      • Rao Ranjeet Singh, married in Karohi, Mewar, a daughter of Maharaj Kesri Singh Ranawat, and has issue.
        • Col. Kunwar Bhupendra Singh, married Kunwarani Nagendra Kumari, daughter of Thakur Udai Singh of Thikana Neemaj in Jodhpur.
      • Thakurani Brij Kanwar, married Thakur Sahib Maan Singhji of Thikana Baghpura in Mewar, and has issue three sons and two daughters.
      • Thakurani Jagroop Kanwar, married to the Thakur Saheb of Doongri in Jaipur.
      • Rao Yagyanarayan Singh
    • Rao Sumer Singh fl.1938, married and had issue.
      • Rao Kesri Singh
      • Rao Jitendra Singh
      • Baisa Rajshree Kumari, married Lt. Shri Durga Narsingh Rana, and had issue, one son and two daughters.
    • Rao Hamir Singh fl.1938, married and had issue.
      • Raja Keshav Singh (qv)
    • Rajkumari (name unknown) Kumari, married Rao Bahadur Rameshwar Singh, Rao Saheb of Bandanwara.
  • Rao Saheb UMRAO SINGH, Raja of Nimrana 1932/1945, born in December 1896, educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married 1stly, a daughter of Maharaja Bahadur Ravneshwar Prasad Singh of Gidhaur, married 2ndly, a daughter of the Thakur Saheb of Jhalai, and had issue. He died 1945.
    • Shriman Raja Rajendra Singh (qv)
  • Shriman Raja RAJENDRA SINGHJI Saheb, Raja of Nimrana, married 1stly, Rani Chandrika Kanwar, born 1926, and had issue. He died spm.
    • Rajkumari Dr. Sunita Singh, a medical practitioner in Jaipur, married to Yuvraj Singh of thikana Nandli (Dungarpur).
  • Raja KESHAV SINGH, Raja of Nimrana (see above)

Other Members

  • Rajkumar (name unknown) Singh, married, Rajkumari (name unknown) Kumari, daughter of Raja Raghvendra Singh of Nagod.

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