Gondal State

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Gondal State
Princely State

1634–1949

Coat of arms of Gondal

Coat of arms

Location of Gondal
Location of Gondal State in Saurashtra
History
 -  Established 1634
 -  Independence of India 1949
Area
 -  1831 2,652 km2 (1,024 sq mi)
Population
 -  1831 205,840 
Density 77.6 /km2  (201 /sq mi)
Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

Gondal State was one of the eight first class princely states of Kathiawar Agency during Bombay Presidency. The center was Gondal, India.

History[edit]

It was established in 1634 AD by Thakore Shri Kumbhoji I Meramanji from Jadeja dynasty, who received Ardoi and other villages from his father Meramanji.[1][2] With his fourth descendant Kumbhoji IV, the State raised itself, by acquiring parganas of Dhoraji, Upleta, Sarai, Patanvav, etc.[1]

Rulers[edit]

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Thakurs of Jadeja dynasty[edit]

Tenure Name (birth-death)
1679 - 1714 Sagramji I (b. 1634 - d. 1714)
1714 - 1753 Haloji (b. ... - d. 1753)
1753 - 1790 Kumbhoji II (b. 1712 - d. 1790)
1790 - 1792 Malubhai (b. 1755 - d. 1792)
1792 - 1800 Dajibhai Muluji (b. 1776 - d. 1800)
1800 - 1812 Devabhai = Devaji (b. 1757 - d. 1812)
1812 - 1814 Nathubhai = Nathuji Devaji (b. ... - d. 1814)
1814 - 1821 Kanuji Devaji (b. ... - d. 1821)
1821 - 1841 Chandrasinhji Devaji (b. ... - d. 1841)
1841 - 1851 Bhakabhai Devaji (b. ... - d. 1851)
1851 - 18.. Sagramji II Devaji (b. 1822 - d. 1869)

Thakur Sahib[edit]

Tenure Name (birth-death)
18.. - 14 Dec 1869 Sagramji II Devaji
14 Dec 1869 - 10 Mar 1944 Bhagwatsinhji Sagramji (b. 1865 - d. 1944)
10 Mar 1944 - 15 Aug 1947 Bhojrajji (b. 1883 - d. 1952)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • Harikrishna Laishankar Dave (1867). A Short History of Gondal. Education Society's Press. p. 202. 
  • Shree Bhagvat Sinhjee golden jubilee committee, Gondal (1934). Gondal's cherished treasures: an account of Shree Bhagvat Sinhjee golden jubilee celebrations. Shree Bhagvat Sinhjee golden jubilee committee. 

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