Ranasan State

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Ranasan State (Parmars)
Princely State of British India
17th century–1943
Flag of Ranasan
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Area 
• 1901
78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population 
• 1901
3183
History 
• Established
17th century
• Attachment Scheme and merger with Baroda State
1943
Succeeded by
Baroda State
Ranasan (Princely State)

The Ranasan State was a small princely state belonging to the Mahi Kantha Agency of the Bombay Presidency during the era of the British Raj. It had its capital in Ranasan village, Talod municipality, Sabarkantha district of present-day Gujarat State.

History[edit]

The state was ruled by the Rehvar clan of the Hindu Parmar dynasty of Rajputs.[1]

Ranasan State was merged with Baroda State under the Attachment Scheme on 10 July 1943.[2] Finally, Baroda State acceded to the Indian Union on 1 May 1949.

Rulers[edit]

The rulers of Ranasan State bore the title 'Thakur'.[3]

  • .... - .... Rajsinhji
  • .... - .... Sursinhji Rajsinhji
  • .... - .... Garibdasji Surinhji
  • .... - .... Adesinhji Garibdasji
  • .... - 1768 Bharatsinhji Adesinhji
  • 1768 - 1802 Khumansinhji Bharatsinhji (d. 1802)
  • 1802 - 1828 Makansinhji Khumansinhji (d. 1828)
  • 1828 - 18.. Raisinhji Makansinhji
  • 18.. - 1879 Vajesinhji Sartansinhji (b. 1814 - d. 1879)
  • 1879 - 1842 Lalsinhji Narsinhji
  • 1842 - 18.. Sartansinhji Karansinhji
  • 18..- 5 Feb 1890 Hamirsinhji Vajesinhji (d. 1890)
  • 5 Feb 1890 – 28 Apr 1914 Kishorsihji Jiwatsinhji (b. 1869 - d. 1914)
  • 28 Apr 1914 - 5 Aug 1917 Prathisinhji Fatehsinhji (b. 1881 - d. 1917)
  • 5 Aug 1917 - 1938 Takhatsinhji Fatehsinhji (b. 1883 - d. 1938)
  • 2 Dec 1938 - 1947 Jashwantsinhji Takhatsinhji (b. 1916 - d. 1964)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rajput Provinces of India - Ranasan (Princely State)
  2. ^ McLeod, John; Sovereignty, power, control: politics in the States of Western India, 1916-1947; Leiden u.a. 1999; ISBN 90-04-11343-6; p. 160
  3. ^ Ranasan Princely State

Coordinates: 23°21′N 72°57′E / 23.35°N 72.95°E / 23.35; 72.95