Dynasty : Rathore

Hindi Name : बदनौर

Clan : Mertia

Revenue : ₹ 70,000

Also known as : Badnor

State : Rajasthan


Thakur RANJAY SINGH, 19th and present Thakur Sahib of Badnore.


The ancestor of this branch of the Rathore Dynasty was Rao Duda of Jodhpur, who was granted the Jagir of Merta. His grandson, Rao Jaimal was granted the Jagir of Badnore in 1554 by the Maharana of Mewar for services rendered.


  • Rao JAI MAL I, 1st Thakur of Badnore 1554/1568, born , married and had issue. He died  at Chittor.
    • Rao Mukand Das 
    • Rao Ram Das, died  at Haldighati.
    • Rao Kesho Das, married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Girdhar Singh, died .
    • Kunwar Vithal Das, married and had issue.
      • Rani Mertaniji, married Raja Raisal of Amarsar, and had issue.
    • Kunwar (name unknown, one of above?), married and had issue.
      • Kunwar Shyamal Das, married and had issue.
        • Kunwar Sahib Singh, third son, he was granted the estate of Bari Rupaheli.
  • Rao MUKAND DAS, 2nd Thakur of Badnore 1568/-, died in battle near Kumbhalgarh.
  • Rao MANMAN DAS, 3rd Thakur of Badnore, married and had issue.
    • Rao Sanwal Das 
    • Kunwar Sabal Singh, sixth son, married and had issue, the Dabla family.
  • Rao SANWAL DAS, 4th Thakur of Badnore, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Jaswant Singh 
    • Kunwar Amar Singh, fifth son, fl.1700, he was granted the Jagir of Nimbahera.
  • Thakur JASWANT SINGH, 5th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur JOGI DAS, 6th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur JAI MAL II, 7th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur JAI SINGH, 8th Thakur of Badnore, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar Sangram Singh, he was granted the Jagir of Jagpura in Bhilwara Distt., Udaipur.
  • Thakur SULTAN SINGH, 9th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur AKHAI SINGH, 10th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur GAJ SINGH, 11th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur JAIT SINGH, 12th Thakur of Badnore fl.1760
  • Thakur JODH SINGH, 13th Thakur of Badnore, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Paratap Singh 
    • generations
      • Thakur Girdhari Singh, he was granted the estate of Rampura.
  • Thakur PRATAP SINGH, 14th Thakur of Badnore
  • Thakur KESRI SINGH, 15th Thakur of Badnore, married and had issue.
    • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Govind Singh 
      • Kunwar (name unknown) Singh, he was adopted into the Rampura family.
  • Thakur GOVIND SINGH, 16th Thakur of Badnore 1889/-, born , succeeded in 1889.
  • Thakur GOPAL SINGH, 17th Thakur of Badnore, married Thakurani Raj Kanwar Nathawat, third daughter of Rawal Devi Singh of Chomu in Jaipur State by his first wife, had issues.
    • Rani Rattan Kumari, married Rao Raghubir Singh of Srimathura, and had issue.
      • Rao Narendra Singh, Rao Saheb of Srimathura 1986/-, born , married 30th October 1979, Kumari Sunita Devi [Rani Sunita Kumari of Srimathura], daughter of Raja Rajinder Singh of Baghal, and his wife, Rani Tara Devi, and has issue.
        • Rajkumari Radhika Kumari, born .
        • Rajkumar Jai Singh, born .
    • Thakur Raghuraj Singh 
    • Thakur Vijayendra Pal Singh, born  in Badnore, Distt. Bhilwara (Rajasthan), B.A. (Hons.) English, Business Management Qualifications. Educated at Mayo College, Government College, Ajmer (Rajasthan) and Administrative Staff College, Hyderabad. Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (four terms) 1977/1980 and 1985/1990 and 1993/1999. Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances 1993/1998. Cabinet Minister, Irrigation, Rajasthan 1998. Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Rajasthan 1998/- . Elected to 13th Lok Sabha 1999. Member, Committee on Energy and Convenor of its Sub-Committee on Action Taken Report 1999/2000. Member of the Wild Life Preservation Board, Rajasthan for the last 20 years; and of the Steering Committee, Project Tiger, Convenor of the Sub-Committee on Electricity Bill, 2001; Convenor, Sub-Committee on Nuclear Energy; Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stock Market Scam 2001/2002; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs 2001/2003, Re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha 2004; married 25th November 1978, Thakurani Alka Singh and has issue, one son and one daughter. (Jal Mahal, Badnore-311 302, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India)
  • Thakur RAGHURAJ SINGH, 18th Thakur Sahib of Badnore, married Thakurani Yeshwant Kumari, born , daughter of HH Maharawat Sir Ram Singhji II Bahadur of Pratapgarh (Rajasthan), and has issue. He died on .
    • Thakur Ranjay Singh 
    • Thakur Sanjay Singh, born , married Kanwarani Satyarajeshwari Kumari, daughter of HH Maharaja Raj Raj Singh Deo, 31st Maharaja of Patna, and his wife, HH Maharani Premlata Kumari Devi (now HH the Rajmata of Patna) of Patna, and has issue.
      • Kunwar Akshatt Singh
      • Kunwar Aadeeshvar Singh
  • Thakur RANJAY SINGH, 19th and present Thakur Sahib of Badnore, born , married 5th December 1988, Kanwarani Archana Kumari of Pratapgarh (U.P.) and has issues, two daughters.
    • Baisa Anantika Kumari, educated at Mayo College Girls School and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); Currently working in London, U.K.
    • Baisa Krittika Kumari, educated at Mayo College Girls School and Courtauld Institute of Art, UK; currently working in New Delhi.

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