Dynasty : Sekhawat

Hindi Name: दांता

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Thakur HANWANT SINGH, 18th and present Thakur Saheb of Danta.


  • Raja Bir Singh Deo of Khandela, granted the village of Losal with nine others to his son, Kunwar Amar Singh. Rulers were….
    • Thakur AMAR SINGH, 1st Thakur Saheb of Danta 1669/-, constructed a fort at Rajpura in 1646, and later at Losal in 1654, he was granted the village of Danta by Maharaja Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur in 1669, married 1stly, Thakurani Ratan Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Maha Singh Nirban of Papurna, married 2ndly, Thakurani Kanha Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Kushal Singh Jodha of Ajmera, married 3rdly, Thakurani Raj Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Sadaram Gaur of Sarwad, and had issue. He died after 1669.
      • Thakur Ratan Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Jhujhar Singh of Rajpura.
      • Kunwar Raj Singh of Khandi, married and had issue.
        • Thakur Sawai Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Hathi Singh of Khandi.
      • Kunwar Tej Singh of Bhirana.
      • Kunwar Zorawar Singh of Sami.
      • Kunwar Inder Singh of Sami.
    • Thakur RATAN SINGH, 2nd Thakur Saheb of Danta, he made Danta his capital in 1699.
    • Thakur GUMAN SINGH, 3rd Thakur Saheb of Danta, married 1stly,Thakurani Umad Kanwar Mertaniji of Loonwa, married 2ndly, Thakurani Bakhtawar Kanwar Mertaniji of Budsu, married 3rdly, Thakurani Jait Kanwar Jodhiji of Dhanop, married 4thly, Thakurani Chand Kanwar Jodhiji of Ladnu, married 5thly, Thakurani Vijay Kanwar Kandhlotji of Sirsali, married 6thly,Thakurani Aney Kanwar Mertaniji of Maroth. He died sp.
    • Thakur SAWAI SINGH, 4th Thakur Saheb of Danta, married 1stly,Thakurani Chatter Kanwar Mertaniji of Badu, married 2ndly, Thakurani Sada Kanwar Mertaniji of Meethari, married 3rdly, Thakurani Suraj Kanwar Mertaniji of Boodau, married 4thly, Thakurani Pan Kanwar Jodhiji of Nimbhi, and had issue, two sons.
      • Thakur Bhawani Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Madho Singh of Surera.
    • Thakur BHAWANI SINGH, 5th Thakur Saheb of Danta, constructed the fort of Danta in 1754, married and had issue.
      • Thakur Hari Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Bishan Singh, died young.
      • Kunwar Bagh Singh of Sesam, he adopted his nephew.
    • Thakur HARI SINGH, 6th Thakur Saheb of Danta, married (as his only wife), Thakurani Roop Kanwar of Chandawal, and had issue, two sons.
      • Thakur Amani Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Jiwan Singh, adopted by his uncle Thakur Bagh Singh of Sesam, married and had issue.
        • Several generations
          • Thakur Bidad Singh, married and had issue.
            • Thakur Baldeo Singh (see below)
          • Kunwar Fateh Singh, married and had issue.
            • Thakur Ramnath Singh (see below)
          • generation
            • Thakur Laxman Singh, married and had issue.
              • Thakur Udai Singh (see below)
    • Thakur AMANI SINGH, 7th Thakur Saheb of Danta -/1801, married 1stly,Thakurani Chandan Kanwar Ranawatji of Divdas, married 2ndly, Thakurani Inder Kanwar Mertaniji of Badu, and had issue. He died .
      • Thakur Nawal Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Hanuwant Singh, died young.
    • Thakur NAWAL SINGH, 8th Thakur Saheb of Danta 1801/-, married 1stly, Thakurani Maya Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Kalyan Singh of Rohet, and his second wife, Thakurani Nawal Kanwar, married 2ndly, Thakurani Inder Kanwar Mertaniji of Jusari, and had issue.
      • Thakur Sardul Singh (qv)
      • Thakur Balwant Singh (qv)
    • Thakur SARDUL SINGH, 9th Thakur Saheb of Danta, he was granted the village of Bhadana by the Maharaja of Jodhpur in 1827, married Thakurani Takhat Kanwar of Bhadrajun, and had issue.
      • Kunwar Kesari Singh, died vpsp.
    • Thakur BALWANT SINGH, 10th Thakur Saheb of Danta -/1854, married 1stly, Thakurani Pratap Kanwar Mertaniji of Jawla, married 2ndly, Thakurani Kishan Kanwar Udawatiji of Lamia, married 3rdly, Thakurani Takhat Kanwar Bidawatiji of Lava, He died sp in 1854.
    • Thakur BALDEO SINGH, 11th Thakur Saheb of Danta 1854/1869, son of Thakur Bidad Singh of Sesam, he succeeded by adoption, married 1stly, Thakurani Mahtab Kanwar Udawatiji of Nimaj, married 2ndly, Thakurani Saman Kanwar Mertaniji of Indorwa, married 3rdly, Thakurani Mahtab Kanwar Gauriji. He died sp in 1869.
    • Thakur RAMNATH SINGH, 12th Thakur Saheb of Danta 1869/-, married 1stly, Thakurani Ratan Kanwar Jodhiji of Dugoli, married 2ndly, Thakurani Kishan Kanwar Jodhiji of Pisangan. He died sp.
    • Thakur UDAI SINGH, 13th Thakur Saheb of Danta, married 1stly, Thakurani Gulab Kanwar Jodhiji of Bandarwada, married 2ndly, Thakurani Hukam Kanwar Champawatiji of Ahor. He died sp.
    • Thakur PREM SINGH, 14th Thakur Saheb of Danta 1902/1928, son of Thakur Ranjit Singh of Jana, married 1905, Thakurani Basant Kanwar, born about 1892, daughter of Thakur Mehtab Singh of Peelwa, and had adoptive issue. He died sp in 1928.
      • (A) Kunwar Jai Singh [Thakur Jai Singh of Jana], son of Thakur Kishan Singh of Jana, and younger son of Thakur Ranjit Singh of Jana; married 1964, Thakurani Ayodhya Kumari, and had issue, three children. He died .
        • Baisa Niharika Singh, M. Phil (Psychology), born , married 1990, Alok Sharma, M.Sc., M.A. (Public Administration) (Maxwell School, USA), and member of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society (US Chapter), currently Joint Secretary in Ministry of Communications and IT, and has issue, one daughter. Baisa Asavari Kumari, born .
      • Baisa Mumal Singh, M.A. (Tourism), born , married 1994, Mitresh Singh, CA (India), CPA (USA), CIA (USA), CRP (USA), based in Dubai, UAE and working for the UAE Federal Government Sovereign Wealth Fund – Emirates Investment Authority and report to the UAE Minister of Economy & Foreign Trade, and has issue, two children.
        • Kunwar Manvendra Singh, born , at present (2013) pursuing an undergraduate degree as an Engineering student at University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign, USA.
        • Baisa Mriganka Singh, born .
      • Thakur Mayurdhwaj Singh, M.B.A., C.I.P.D. (London), born , currently Head of Rewards and Operations (Asia and Middle East), Barclays; married 1999, Rajkumari Devyani of Labhowa, and has issue, one son.
        • Kunwar Jai Singh, born .
    • Thakur GANGA SINGH, 15th Thakur Saheb of Danta 1928/-, born as Kunwar Ganga Singh, son of Thakur Sukh Singh of Surera, he succeeded by adoption, married 1stly, Thakurani Gulab Kanwar Mertaniji of Haripura, married 2ndly, Thakurani Suraj Kanwar Jodhiji of Ramsinghpura, and had issue, six sons and one daughter.
      • Kunwar Kesari Singh, married Kunwarani Bishan Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Kalyan Singh of Osian, and had issue. He died vp.
        • Rani Shakuntala Devi, married Rana Arjun Singh of Jobat, and had issue.
      • Thakur Madan Singh (qv)
      • Thakur Jagdev Singh, married Thakurani Laad Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Kesari Singhji Mertia of Dholerao.
      • Thakur Hem Singh, married 1stly, Thakurani Rajendra Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Barisal Singh of Kanota, married 2ndly, Thakurani Anand Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Sardul Singh of Jijot, and had issue, one son, died young.
      • Thakur Umed Singh, married Thakurani Sita Kanwar Jodhiji of Sirsi in Madhya Pradesh, and had issue.
        • Kunwar Virendra Singh
        • Kunwar Vijendra Singh
      • Thakur Ajit Singh, married Thakurani Prem KanwarMertaniji of Keraap, and had issue.
        • Kunwar Praveen Singh
        • Kunwar Narendra Singh
      • Thakurani Shrimant Daulat Kunwarji, married 15th February 1945 in Danta, Thakur Prithviraj Singh of Bidwal.
    • Thakur MADAN SINGH, 16th Thakur Saheb of Danta, born , educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; three time member of state assembly, once he won as an independent candidate, and twice as nominee of Jan Sangh and Ram Rajya Parishad and once he lost the election. He’s known as an admirer of traditional values of chivalry, honesty and caste hierarchy. His jagir had 45 revenue villages under its jurisdiction 43 villages are in Rajasthan and 2 villages in Madhya Pradesh. He was also served as Captain in the Sawai Man Guards, and later served in the Rajendra Hazari Guards; married Thakurani Nand Kanwar, daughter of Maharaj Shri Onar Singhji of Kacholia in Kishangarh, and has issue, five sons. He died in 
      • Kunwar Omendra Singh (qv)
      • Kunwar Dalip Singh. married Kunwarani Kumud Kumari, daughter of Rai Ravindra Singh of Khawa.
      • Kunwar Jitendra Singh, married Kunwarani Chandra Kanwar, daughter of Thakur Raghubir Singh of Anantpura (Thelasar).
      • Kunwar Karan Singh, married Kunwarani Krishna Kumari, daughter of Thakur Dalel Singh Udawat of Guduja.
      • Kunwar Rajendra Singh, married Kunwarani Nutan Kumari.
    • Thakur OMENDRA SINGH, 17th Thakur Saheb of Danta, married Kunwarani Krishna Kumari, daughter of Thakur Roop Singh of Jamala in Gujarat.
    • Thakur HANWANT SINGH, 18th Thakur Saheb of Danta.
    • Kanwar Saheb of Danta-Jaipur, married Kanwarani Raghuraj Kumari, daughter of Thakur Daulat Singhji of Balunda.

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