Nanamava

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Nanamava is a village of Rajkot, Gujarat, India. Inherited by Thakor Shri Mokaji Jadeja from his father Thakor Shri Kalaji Meramanji Jadeja.

History[edit]

Thakor shri Meramanji (2nd) (vikram savant.1750-76) was great courageous king of Rajkot. He had increased the area of Rajkot by winning many villages of Junagadh. But unfortunately Masumkhan with huge support from Delhi Baadshah won the area of Rajkot And Sardhar in war against Meramanji. And Rajkot lost Meramanji in v.s.1776. Then the name Rajokt was changed to Masumabad.

In v.s.1788 Thakor Shri Ranmalji - eldest of the seven sons of Meramanji won his kingdom (Rajokt) back. The seven sons were:

  1. Ranmalji
  2. Saangaji
  3. Modji
  4. Kalaji
  5. Harbhamji
  6. Jesangji
  7. Falji

Kuvar Kalaji (4th son of Meramanji) was given six villages in heritage.

  1. Sapur
  2. Nanamava
  3. Padavla
  4. Kakasiyari
  5. Dhamalpur and
  6. Veraval.

Kalaji had three sons named Kasiyaji, Mokaji and Ravaji. Mokaji (one of the son of Thakor Shri Kalaji Meramanji Jadeja) was given a village Nanamava in Heritage.

Population[edit]

About 300 to 400

Casts[edit]

Mainly people of Nanamava are Kshatriya, Raajput or Garasiya.

Sub casts[edit]

Mainly Kshatriyas are:

  • Jadeja(mainly)
  • Zala
  • Gohil
  • Sarvaiya

Others include: Lathiya(Kumbhar), Trivedi(Brahmin) and Ratadiya(Bharwad).

Temples[edit]

In Nanamava there are many temples like, Temple of

  1. Vachharadada
  2. Radhe Krishna
  3. Shiva
  4. Maa Ashapura
  5. Hanumanji
  6. Khodiyar Maa
  7. Jagannathji etc.

Jagannathji temple of Nanamava is First in organizing Lord Jagannath's Largest Rath Yatra of Rajkot.