GAVRIDAD

GAVRIDAD (Taluka)

 

Area: 70 km2 Revenue: 15,000Rs Accession: xx
State: Saurashtra Dynasty: Jadeja Religion: Hindu
Villages: 6 Population: 1,973 (1921)

 

Present Ruler: Thakore Saheb
ASHOKSINHJI
LAXMANSINHJI
, 10th Thakore Saheb of Gavridad.educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married Thakorani Sahiba Bhavna
Kunwarba, and has issue, one son and one daughter.

  • Yuvraj Saheb Brijrajsinhji Ashoksinhji Jadeja
  • Kumari Shri Hiteshwari Kunwarba

 

Predecessors and Short History: The
Taluka
(Fifth
Class State) is an offshoot of the Rajkot State. Modji,
the second son of Thakore Saheb Mehramanji II of Rajkot,
received
in
appanage Gavridad and five other villages. The Taluka
enjoys
jurisdiction to the following extent; Criminal : Two years rigorous
imprisonment
and fines upto 2,000Rs, Civil : To the extent of 5,000Rs. The State
follows
the rule of Primogeniture in regard to succession. The Talukdar
maintains a military force of 11 cavalry, 19 infantry, and 2 guns (in
1893). Rulers were…

    1. Thakore Saheb MODJI MEHRAMANJI, 1st Thakore Saheb
      and founder of the House of
      Gavridad; married and had issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Raghoji Modji (qv)

 

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