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Hemant Singh of Dholpur

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Name  Hemant of

Education  The Doon School

Hemant Singh of Dholpur Hemant Singh of Dholpur

  Vasundhara Raje (m. 1972–1973)
Similar People  Vasundhara Raje, Dushyant Singh, Vijaya Raje Scindia, Madhavrao Scindia

ढाई दशक बाद धौलपुर आए पूर्व महाराजा हेमंत सिंह, महाराजा को देख भावुक हुए लोग

Hemant Singh (born 5 January 1951) was the Maharaj Rana of Dholpur from 1954–71, when the all royal titles and privy purses were abolished by Republic of India.


Early life

Vasundhara Raje in fierce look (upper) and Vasundhara Raje with men in black and white (lower)

Dushyant Singh son of Hemant Singh & Vasundhara Raje

Hemant Singh was born as the second son of Maharaja Pratap Singh of Nabha and his wife, Maharani Urmila Devi (1924–1997). When he was three years old, his maternal grandfather, Rana Udaybhanu Singh died, and he was adopted by his maternal grandmother as her late husband's heir. Hemant Singh received his Primary and Senior Secondary education from the Doon School and at completed his Bachelor's of Arts Degree from the Hindu College, Delhi University, in 1971. He remained the last titular Maharaj Rana of Dholpur from 1954–71, when the all royal titles and privy purses were abolished by Republic of India.


Dushyant Singh wearing pink long sleeve while talking with a man beside him

On 17 November 1972, Rana Hemant Singh married firstly - Vasundhara Raje Sahib Scindia (8 March 1953-), the third daughter of Maharaja of Gwalior, Shri George Jivajirao Scindia and Vijayaraje Scindia. The couple separated the following year, having had one son:

The chart of Dolphur Royalty

  • Shri Dushyant Singh Jai Deo Bahadur, MP (11 September 1973-):

  • Vasundhara Raje wearing eyeglasses on the left side, and Vasundhara Raje wearing necklace on the right side

     Vasundhara Raje ex-spouse of Hemant Singh

    Shri Hemant Singh also has issue by a princess from Vana, in Gujarat, a daughter:

  • Rudrani Singh.
  • Present Life

    In 1973, Hemant Singh settled permanently at Panchsheel Marg in Delhi, and on 17 May 2007 and handed over the Dholpur palaces, lands and state jewellery to the care of The State of Rajasthan.


  • 1951-1954: Maharajkumar Shri Hemant Singh
  • 1954–1971: His Highness Maharajadhiraja Shri Sawai Maharaj Rana Shri Hemant Singh, Lokendra Bahadur, Diler Jang Jai Deo, Maharaj Rana of Dholpur
  • References

    Hemant Singh of Dholpur Wikipedia