BARIA

     

     

    BARIA (Princely State)

    (9 gun salute)

     

     

    AREA: 2,106 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 225,000Rs ACCESSION: 10th June 1948
    STATE: Bombay DYNASTY:  Kichhi-Chauhan  RELIGION:  Hindu
    VILLAGES: 495 POPULATION: 81,579 (1901) REVENUE: 213,375Rs

     

     

    PRESENT RULER:

     

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
    ancestor
    of the family was Rawal Patai, last Chauhan King of Champaner around
    1484. His son Rawal Raisinghji, had two sons, of whom the elder
    succeeded to Chhota-Udaipur, and the younger, Raja Dungarsinghji,
    became the founder of Baria in around 1524. A Second
    Class
    state in the Rewa Kantha Agency. In 1893, the Raja was allowed to
    maintain a military force of 38 cavalry, 250 infantry and 3 guns.
    Rulers were….

    • Raja DUNGARSINHJI I,
      1st Raja of Baria, married and had
      issue. He lived around 1524.

      • Raja Udaisinhji Dungarsinhji (qv)
    • Raja UDAISINHJI
      DUNGARSINHJI
      , 2nd Raja of Baria, married
      and had issue.

      • Raja Rayasinhji Udaisinhji (qv)
    • Raja RAYASINHJI UDAISINHJI,
      3rd Raja of Baria, married and
      had issue.

      • Raja Vijaysinhji Rayasinhji (qv)
    • Raja VIJAYSINHJI RAYASINHJI,
      4th Raja of Baria, married and
      had issue.

      • Raja Mansinhji Vijaysinhji (qv)
    • Raja MANSINHJI VIJAYSINHJI,
      5th Raja of Baria, married and
      had issue. He died about 1720 (#2).

      • Raja Prithvirajji Mansinhji (qv)
    • Raja PRITHVIRAJJI MANSINHJI,
      6th Raja of Baria, married and had issue. He died after 1732.

      • Raja Rayadharji Prithvirajji (qv)
    • Raja RAYADHARJI
      PRITHVIRAJJI
      , 7th
      Raja of Baria, married and had issue. (#3)

      • Raja Gangadasji Rayadharji (qv)
    • Raja GANGADASJI I
      RAYADHARJI
      , 8th
      Raja of Baria, married and had isssue.

      • Raja Gambhirsinhji Gangadasji (qv)
    • Raja GAMBHIRSINHJI
      GANGADASJI
      , 9th Raja of Baria, married
      and had issue.

      • Raja Dhiratsinhji Gambhirsinhji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Sahebsinhji Gambhirsinhji, married and had
        issue.

        • Raja Jashwantsinhji Sahebsinhji (qv)
    • Raja DHIRATSINHJI
      GAMBHIRSINHJI
      , 10th Raja of Baria (#4)
    • Raja JASHWANTSINHJI
      SAHEBSINHJI
      , 11th Raja of Baria,
      married and had issue. He lived around 1803.

      • Raja Gangadasji II Jashwantsinhji (qv)
      • Raja GANGADASJI II
        JASHWANTSINHJI
        , 12th Raja of Baria
        -/1819,
        married and had issue. He died August
        1819.

        • Raja Bhimsinhji Gangadasji (qv)
        • Raja Prithvirajji Gangadasji (qv)

     

      • Raja BHIMSINHJI GANGADASJI,
        13th Raja of Baria 1819/1820

     

    • Raja PRITHVIRAJJI
      GANGADASJI
      , 14th Raja of Baria 1820/1864,
      married and had
      issue. He died 1864.

      • HH Maharawal Shri Mansinhji II Prithvirajji (qv)
      • HH Maharawal Shri
        MANSINHJI
        II PRITHVIRAJJI
        , 15th Raja of Baria 1864/1908,
        born 4th October 1855, succeeded 5th March 1864 (#1),
        educated at Ahmedabad Talukdari School and at Rajkumar College, Rajkot,
        married 1873, HH Maharani Chandra
        Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of Maharana Vairisalji Naharsinhji of Rajpipla,
        and had issue. He died 25th February 1908.

        • Lt.-Col. HH Maharawal Sir Shri Ranjitsinhji Mansinhji (qv)
        • Maharaj Naharsinhji Mansinhji, married Rani Drupad
          Kunverba Sahiba, died 1980, daughter of Maharana
          Shri Gambhirsinhji Vairisalji of Rajpipla,
          and had issue.

          • Maharaj Prithisinhji Naharsinhji, married and had issue.
            • Rajkumari Niranjana Devi, born 14th November 1929,
              married (as his second wife), Rao Harendra Singhji, 18th Rao of Kushalgarh, born 11th May 1924, died
              21st February 1967, and has issue.
            • Maharaj Virvijaysinhji Prithisinhji, married and had
              issue.

              • Rajkumari Preeti Singh, married Rawal Raja
                Raghvendra
                Singh of Samode, and has issue, a son
                and a daughter.
        • HH Maharani Suraj Kunverb Sahiba, married HH Maharaja
          Shri Sir
          Lakhdirji
          Waghji Bahadur of Morvi, and had issue.
        • HH Maharani Dev Kunverba Sahiba, married 1893 (as his
          first wife), HH
          Maharaja Rao
          Bhavsinhji
          II Takhatsinghji of Bhavnagar, and had
          issue.
    • Lt.-Col. HH Maharawal Sir
      Shri RANJITSINHJI MANSINHJI
      , 16th
      Raja of Baria
      1908/1949, born 10th
      July 1886, K.C.S.I. [cr.1.1.1922], served in France and Flanders during
      WWI
      and on the N.W. Frontier during the Afghan War 1919, married 1stly, HH
      Maharani Takhat Kunverba Sahiba, died 1916, daughter of HH Maharana
      Shri
      Sir Chhatrasinhji Gambhirsinhji of Rajpipla,
      married 2ndly, HH Maharani Dilhar Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of Maharana
      Shri Gambhirsinhji Vairisalji of Rajpipla,
      and had issue. He died 7th September 1949.

      • Yuvaraj Sobhagsinhji Ranjitsinhji (by Maharani Takhat
        Kunverba), married
        Yuvarani
        Bibhasprabha
        Devi, daughter of HH Maharaja Birendra Kishore Dev Varman Manikya
        Bahadur
        of Tripura, and had issue. He died
        January 1934.

        • HH Maharawal Jaideepsinhji Sobhagsinhji (qv)
        • Maharaj Pradeepsinhji Sobhagsinhji, married and had
          issue.

          • Maharaj Jitendrasinhji Pradeepsinhji, educated at
            Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1980), married and has issue, two sons.

            • Rajkumar Varun Singh Chauhan
            • Rajkumar Aditya Singh Chauhan
          • Maharaj Udayendrasinhji Pradeepsinhji
      • Maharaj Shri Hirasinhji Ranjitsinhji (by Maharani Dilhar
        Kunverba),
        married Rani
        Ranjana
        Devi of Rajpipla, and had issue.

        • Rajkumar Prithviraj Singh, died 1985.
        • Rajkumari Geeta Devi, married Dr. Uday Saraiya.
      • Kunwari Sahiba Rajendra Kunwar Ba, engaged 19th July
        1915, to Yuvraj Fateh Singh of Alirajpur.
    • HH Maharawal
      JAIDEEPSINHJI SOBHAGSINHJI
      , 17th Raja of
      Baria  1949/1987, born
      1929, Member of
      the 8th Lok Sabha, a renowned polo player, married 27th May 1948, HH
      Maharani
      Prem Kumari, daughter of HH Saramad-i-Rajahai Hindustan Raj Rajendra
      Shri Maharajadhiraj Sir
      Sawai
      Man Singhji II Bahadur of Jaipur, and
      his
      first wife, HH Maharani Marudhar Kunwar, and had issue.
      He
      died 1987?

      • Maharajkumari Urvashi Devi [Princess Bambi], born 22nd
        July 1949 in
        Devgadh-Baria,
        Dahod; B.A. (Hons.), Member of the 8th Gujarat Legislative Assembly,
        married
        Rajkumar Kanak Singh of Dumraon, and
        has
        issue, one son.

        • Rajkumar Tushar Singh (Baba) [Kumar
          Shri
          Tusharsinhji Kanaksinhji],
          born 19th April 1973, educated at boarding schools in Shimla, a
          District
          Panchayat
          Member, Chairman of the Panchayat Construction Committee, Member of the
          Legislative Assembly of Gujarat from Devgadh Baria; married
          Maharajkumari Ambika Kumari, born 17th January 1977, daughter of Raja
          Aniruddh Pal
          Singh of Awagadh, and his wife, Rani
          Anjali Devi, and has issue, two sons.

          • Kunwar Arunoday Singh, born 9th July 2002. 
          • Kunwar Nirbhay Singh, born 15th December 2005.
    • HH Maharawal (name unknown) 

    OTHER MEMBERS:

    • Maharani Kanak Kumari, married Maharaja Bahadur Ram Ran
      Vijay
      Prasad
      Singh of Dumraon, and had issue.

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