Wadagam State

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Wadagam State
વડગામ
Princely State of British India
TBD–1948

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History
 •  Established TBD
 •  Independence of India 1948
Area
 •  1931 73 km2 (28 sq mi)
Population
 •  1931 3,938 
Density 53.9 /km2  (139.7 /sq mi)
Wadagam (Princely State)

The Wadagam State (Gujarati: વડગામ; Hindi: वड़ागाम) was a 5th Class princely state belonging to the Mahi Kantha Agency of the Bombay Presidency during the era of the British Raj. It had its capital in Vadgam taluk, Banaskantha district of present-day Gujarat State.[1] Wadagam State's last ruler signed the accession to join the Indian Union in 1948.

History[edit]

Wadagam state was founded by Kumar Shri Keshavdasji Rajsinhji of Ranasan, a scion of the family of Ranasan and the former Raos of Chandravati. Wadagam State's rulers belonged to the Rehvar clan of the Hindu Parmar dynasty of Rajputs.[2]

Rulers[edit]

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

Thakurs[edit]

  • .... – .... Keshavdasji Rajsinhji
  • .... – ....
  • .... – .... Umedsinhji
  • .... – .... Gulabsimhji Umedsinhji
  • .... – ....
  • .... – .... Rajsinhi
  • .... – ....
  • 9 Feb 1848 – .... Kesrisinhji Pahadji (b. 1821 – d. ....)
  • 12 Feb 1920 – .... Gopalsinhji Kesrisinhji
  • 14 Jan 1929 – 1947 Vakhatsimhji (b. 1918)

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Coordinates: 24°5′N 72°29′E / 24.083°N 72.483°E / 24.083; 72.483