PRESENT RULER: The Thakur Sahib of Sankotra, a Tazimi Sardar of Jaipur state (Sankotra Haveli, Kach Ka Darwaja, Johari Bazaar, Jaipur - 302003, Rajasthan, India)
The ancestors of the family migrated from Chittorgarh, the home of the Sisodia rulers, during the period of Rana Sanga due to the internal strife, and established their own kingdom at Rampura in the central provinces of India. From there they conquered Bhanpura and Ajabgarh pargana (now Bhangarh and Ajabgarh), a deserted town in Alwar district. It was conquered by Maharaj Madho Singhji, brother of Maharaja Man Singhji I of Amber in the 16th century. The Chandrawats were left with the thikana of Sankotra for their maintenance. Sankotra FortSankotra Haveli was built in the 17th Century when Jaipur town was founded and was granted to the Sankotra Family in 1668. It has its own unique charm, being very close to Sanganeri Gate, the main entrance to Johari Bazaar. The haveli is popularly known as Kanch Ka Darwaja because of the beautifull glass work inside, and it is one of the oldest Havelis in Jaipur City. The Haveli has been the official residence of the Sankotra Family for the past eight generations. It is still being maintained with the original architecture, which consists of seven terraces and three open courtyards overlooking the building, with twenty to twenty five rooms in all, one of which is known as the Kach Mahal which is painted with real gold, and walls of the Mahal have a double glass panelling which makes the room sound proof. The Haveli also houses a small collection of family guns. It is situated in the heart of the city, on the world famous street known as Johari Bazar where all the jewellers have their offices and show rooms., built in the 17th century, is in Jaipur old city. Rulers were ....
Thakur NARAYAN SINGH ji, married and had issue.
Thakur FATEH SINGH ji, married Thakurani Madan Kanwar of Bhadlya, and had issue, four sons and one daughter.
Thakur PRATAP SINGH ji, married Thakurani Sahiba Ratna Kanwar of Peelwa, and has issue, two sons.
Kunwar Jagat Singh ji, married Kawari Sahiba Ritu Kanwar, daughter of Insp.-Gen. (ret'd.) Thakur Raghu Raj Singhji of Neemaj, and his wife, Thakurani Vijay Laxmi.
Kunwar Hem Singh ji, married Kawari Padmini Singh, daughter of Thakur SULTAN SINGH ji of Barkhana, and his wife, Thakurani Sushma Kumari.
Thakur Umaid Singh ji, married to Thakurani Sahiba Roop Kanwar from Hingota, and has issue, two sons.
Kunwar Vijay Singh ji, married Kawarani Sahiba Bharti Singh, daughter of Thakur Bhawani Singh ji of Guwala, and his wife, Thakurni Sahiba Rajendra Kumari of Dudu. Kunwar Bhuneshwar singh.
Thakur Ranveer Singhji, married Thakurani Sahiba Damyanti Kanwar of Kableshwar, and has issue, one son and two daughters.
Baisa Namita Singh, married to Kunwar Jai Singh ji Rathore of Ahuwa.
Baisa Meeta Singh, Married to Thakur Jai Singh ji of Neemla.
Kunwar Yashveer Singh.
Thakur Kuldeep Singh ji, married Thakurani Sahiba Madhu Kanwar of Jorawarpura, Ajmer district, and has issue, two sons.
Kunwar Aishwarya Singh
Kunwar Nagendra Singh
Baisa Laxmi Kumari, married Thakur Narpat Singh of Khera, and has issue, two sons and one daugter.
Baisa of Sankotra, married Maharaja Sawai JAI SINGHJI III of Jaipur, and had issue.
Maharaja Sawai RAM SINGHJI III of Jaipur
Baisa of Sankotra, married Maharaja Sawai SHIVDAN SINGHJI of Alwar.