Darapur janjuas

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Darapur Janjuas[edit]

Malik Darwesh Khan's later descendant Raja Zaman Mehdi Khan of Darapur, was distinguished by Griffin as a true noble. "He (Zaman Mahdi) acted up to the traditions of his tribe in honesty of character, loyaltyto the authorities, and in unstinted hospitality to the strangers within his gates. In 1891, he was a Provincial Darbari and was granted the title of Khan Bahadur by the British Raj. Zaman Mehdi Khan distributed his inheritance equally in four parts between himself and his three brothers, Raja Shakir Mehdi Khan, Raja Abdullah Khan, and Raja Paindah Khan. Later Raja Shakir Mehdi Khan died issueless (he had two sons had migrated and now their descendants are said to be at Qasur) and his share was reassigned back to Raja Zaman Mehdi Khan.

Raja Paindah Khan[edit]

Raja Paindah Khan is the person who can never be forgotten in Janjuas history. He was a man of honour. He had two sons, out of which one died and other was named as Raja Rahim Ullah Khan

Raja Rahim Ullah Khan[edit]

Raja Rahim Ullah Khan was the elder son of Raja Paindah Khan. He had a lot of property in Jhelum district, Darapur (A town in Jhelum),8 chak (A village in Sargodha),52 chak (Also located in Sargodha), a civil club and many a fort in 8 chak (Sargodha).He had 1575 acres of agricultural land in many districts. In short he was the king of two districts (Sargodha & Jhelum) He had 3 sons, Raja Ayub Khan, Raja Yaqub Khan and the great Raja Nasarullah Khan.

Raja Nasarullah Khan[edit]

Raja Nasarullah Khan was the youngest son of Raja Rahim Ullah Khan. He got 525 acres of land from his father in Jhelum and Sargodha. He was called Nawab due to his deeds and his attitude towards others. He was the king of his kingdom. He lived like a lion. [1]