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Jayapparao Scindia

Jayappa Scindia (Sindhia, Shinde) (ca 1720 - 25 July 1755) also known as Jayappa Rao Scindia, was a Maratha general. He ruled Gwalior State in northern India from 1745 to 1755, succeeding his father Ranoji Scindia who had founded it.[1][2]

He was killed by two Rathore Rajput adherents of Maharaja Vijai Singh of Jodhpur at before the walls of Nagaur in Rajasthan in 25 July 1755 ,[3] after entanglement in the affairs of Jodhpur[4]

He was succeeded by his son Jankoji Rao Scindia, killed at the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.

Jayappa had four daughters who married in the knight families of Shinde includes Nimbalkar, Two in Ghorpades and last one in the house of Savant family. Jankoji Shinde married to Kashibai Nimbalkar, sister of Vyankatrao and Janrao Nimbalkar of Phaltan, both Sardars of Nizam of Hyderabad hailing from Phaltan.


Jayappa Scindia
Born: 1720 Died: 1755
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ranoji Scindia
Maharaja of Gwalior
Succeeded by
Jankoji Rao Scindia
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