Lt. Col. Sir Nilkanth Shriram Jatar, CIE, DSO (and bar), from the IMS (Indian Medical Service) was the fifth child of Shriram Bhikaji Jatar and was born in Pune on 26 May 1887 (died 1957). He was also known as Bhausaheb, and he was my grandfather.
This write-up, photo and Family Tree have been contributed by Brig R.V (Raghunath) Jatar.
Ranganath Shriram Jatar, known as Balasaheb in the Jatar family, was born in 1882. He was the second son of Shriram Bhikaji Jatar. Balasaheb was married on 9th Feb 1901 (at the age of 19) to Maijiji Khandekar, daughter of Ganpat Gopal Khandekar, a Jahagirdar from Ujjain. She was known as Ramakaki in the family.
The thread ceremony of Balasaheb’s youngest brother, Abasaheb, was also held on this same day.
No details are available of Balasaheb’s childhood or school education in Akola. However, it is known that he had his college education at Deccan College, Pune. The college principal, Mr FW Bain, gave him a letter dated 30th Oct 1907, which was meant as a recommendation for him to join the Police Department of the province (then known as Central Provinces and Berar). The letter reads: Continue reading “The story of Balasaheb Jatar”
Godavari (Godutai) Inamdar née Jatar, the daughter of Shriram Bhikaji Jatar and Janaki Deo (more information on her background here) married Laxman Inamdar (popularly known as Babasaheb). She and her husband died early, in their youth. The children became orphans at an early age.
This is Godutai’s family tree, prepared by Vinita Chitale. Please click the link below for the pdf file:
Here is a snapshot of it given below:
You can check out the photograph of all the Inamdar siblings, and also the family profile of Rajiv Inamdar, who is the son of Rear Admiral Yashwant Inamdar, the great-grandson of Godavari Jatar Inamdar, the daughter of Shriram Jatar).
This is the family tree, a very ancient one. before Shriram Jatar, and up till our last known ancestor – Krishnarao Jatar who is the last known ancestor of the Jatar family and probably lived (or was born) around 1700 in Kanhe, Maharashtra. As was the practice in those days only the male members of the family are represented here.
This is an image of the family tree drawn by hand by Bapurao in 1935. This is a photograph of the original document provided to me by Brig. R.V. Jatar. This tree is not the complete one (I will be posting the full tree by and by) but it gives a good picture of the ancestors of the Jatar family to about three generations above Bapurao. Please click on the document to see it better.
Written summary of the family tree: Continue reading “The last known Jatar ancestor (Family Tree)”