Hindi Name




Time Period

1734 to 1947


The Sandhu Jat family originally belonged to the Pakhwada Village of Punjab, who later remained in Gwalior Scindia’s army and participated in the wars. Due to bravery, Maharaja Daulat rao Scindia became a believer, and when Daulat Rao Scindia captured Sheopur from Godo, Sheopur  In order to get rid of the terror of the outside dacoits who were called Pindari at that time, by giving the above 12 villages of the forest area, Jat Sardar Ram Singh appointed Kailor Jagir in 1734.  Due to the forest area, a dozen horses, two elephants were stationed to fight the dacoits and a dozen horses had to be sent to Gwalior if required in the presence of Scindia stent.

12 Villages in Kailor Jagir 1.Nimoda Matha, 2.Bandhali, 3.Kailor4.Sarasilla, 5.Bhojkala, 6.Kairaka Panar, 7.Goras, 8.Karvaleni (Piparni?), 9.Kapuriya(Kapura), 10. Gothra, 11. Jagda, 12.Sabri gaon.


  • Sardar Ram Singh
    • Sardar Bhim Singh
    • Sardar Laxman Singh , He Built a grand fort on the banks of the Kailor Mesip River. Being a devotee of Shiva, he got the temple renovated and built two chhatris in the historic Shiv Mandir, Neemada Math and donated 30 bighas of land in the Nemoda Math for the worship of the temple.
      • Sardar Nahar Singh , He was called Singh ji in common language.
        • Sardar Hazara Singh , He studied in Scindia School with Maharaja Jiwaji Scindia, was SDM at the time of stint in Guna Mandsaur before inheriting the jagir, who probably became the first officer of Sheopur and was a friend of Shahpura Shri Shambhu Singh, the court of Baroda and his marriage was in Mathura in Mursan. Born in the family of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a well-known freedom fighter of the state. Till the country became independent, Kailor was the last ruler of the Jagir and Shri Hazari Singh also got a grand fort constructed in Nalgothraale in which his family lives.
          • Sardar Ajit Singh
          • Sardar Yaduraj Singh
          • Sardar Bhagwan Singh , who settled in Kothara

Sources :-
  • Girraj Singh, Jat-Veer Smarika, Gwalior, 1987-88,p.81
  • Thakur Deshraj:Jat Jan Sewak, 1949, p.568
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