JAMKHANDI

JAMKHANDI (Princely State)

 

 

AREA: 1,357 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 91,163Rs ACCESSION: 19th Febrauary
1948
STATE: Bombay DYNASTY: Patwardhan Religion: Hindu

 

PRESENT RULER: Raja Saheb
Shrimant
PRANAY RAO PARSHURAM RAO PATWARDHAN
, 6th Raja Saheb of Jamkhandi
(1953/-) (“Maze
Ghar”, 1, Koregaon Park, Pune, MS, India)

 

born 30th June 1951, educated at Daly College, Indore;
married 1976,
Rani Anjali Devi, daughter of the Paranjpe family of Pune, and has
issue,
1 son and 1 daughter.

  • Rajkumari Mrunalini Raje Patwardhan, born 1978.
  • Rajkumar Adityavikram Patwardhan, born 1980.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
state was founded
in 1811 by Shrimant Gopalrao Patwardhan, a descendant of Bramhibhoot
Harbhat Buva
Patwardhan (see Kurundwad).
The state maintained a military force of 52 cavalry, 943 infantry and 1
gun (in 1893). Rulers were…

    1. Shrimant GOPAL RAO
      RAMCHANDRA RAO PATWARDHAN
      , 1st Chief of Jamkhandi 1811/1840,
      born 1799,
      married
      Radha Bai Fadnis, daughter of Shri Fadnis of Pune, and had adoptive
      issue. He died sp 1840.

      • (A) Shrimant Ramchandra Rao Gopal Rao [Appasaheb]
        Patwardhan
        (qv)

 

    1. Shrimant RAMCHANDRA RAO
      GOPAL RAO [APPASAHEB] PATWARDHAN
      , 2nd Chief of Jamkhandi
      1840/1897,
      born
      7th November 1833, son of Antaji Madhavrao [Tatyasaheb] Yadhwadkar,
      adopted
      18th November 1840 by the widow of his predecessor, succeeded
      18th
      November 1840 (#1),
      installed
      on the gaddi on 7th January 1853, married 1stly Laxmibai,
      daughter
      of Hari Mahadev Godbole of Tasganv, married 2ndly, Janaki Bai, daughter
      of Manohar Joshi of Sangli, married 3rdly, 6th March 1861, Sita Bai,
      daughter
      of Nene of Shedbal, married 4thly, Parvati Bai, daughter of Apte of
      Pali,
      she died 30th January 1874, and had issue, 1 son and 1 daughter, as
      well as an adoptive son. He
      died
      12th January 1897.

      • Gopalrao Ramchandra Rao Patwardhan (by Janaki Bai), born
        30th December
        1853, died 13th February 1854.
      • (A) Capt.(Hon). Sir Shrimant Parashuram Rao Ramchandra
        Rao I
        [Dhajisaheb]
        Patwardhan,
        adopted from the Chinchanikar branch of the Patwardhan family
        (see
        below).
      • Manu Bai, married 14th May 1861, Vinayakrao Narayan Joshi
        of Satara,
        died
        13th September 1892, and had issue, 1 son and 3 daughters.

        • Bhalchandrarao
        • Aau Bai
        • Ganga Bai
        • Valu Bai

 

    1. Capt.(Hon). Sir Shrimant
      PARASHURAM RAO RAMCHANDRA RAO I
      [DHAJISAHEB]
      PATWARDHAN
      ,
      3rd Chief of Jamkhandi 1897/1924, adopted from the Chinchanikar branch
      of the Patwardhan
      family,
      Chief of Jamkhandi, born 9th May 1883, succeeded 13th January 1897,
      installed 4th June 1903,
      K.C.I.E. [cr. Jan-1913] (#2), took active
      part
      in
      France in 1915, during WW1, in 1918 he was granted a 9-gun salute and
      made
      Hon. Captain in the British Army, he as a supervisor of Red Cross in
      the
      Mesopotamia, married 1stly, 1900, Rama Bai Raste, daughter of Bala
      Sahib
      Raste, from the village of Vai, died 1st October 1907, married 2ndly,
      12th
      June 1913, Damle, daughter of Damle of  Pune and had issue, one
      son
      and one daughter. He died 25th February 1924 (by being crushed under
      the
      feet of an angry elephant).

      • Raja Saheb Shrimant Shankarrao Parashuramrao [Appasaheb]
        Patwardhan (qv)
      • Gajara Bai, married Parashuram alias Bhau Sahib Amatya,
        chief of Bavda,
        1925.
      • Indumati Raje, born 9th February 1919, died
        unmarried 2001.

 

    1. Raja Saheb Shrimanta
      SHANKARRAO PARASHURAMRAO [APPASAHEB]
      PATWARDHAN
      , 4th Raja of Jamkhandi
      1924/1947
      , K.B.E. [cr.1947], Raja [cr.1935], born 5th November 1906 and
      succeeded
      25th February 1924, installed 1926, married March 1925, Shrimant
      Soubhagyavati
      Lady Lilavatibai Sahib, Kaisar-i-Hind Gold Medal, daughter of Shrimant
      Madhavrao Moreshwarrao Pandit, Pant Amatya, Chief Saheb of Bavda
      Ramchandra,
      and had issue, one son. He died 22nd August 1947.

      • Raja Saheb Shrimant Parashuram Rao II Patwardhan (qv)
      • Dr.
        Indu Patwardhan,
        born 14th May 1926, educated at P.B. High School, Jamkhandi and Rajaram
        College, Kolhapur; achieved diplomas in Occupational Therapy,
        Homeopathy,
        Ayurvedic Visharad and Sangeet Visharad, awarded “Dalit Mitra” in
        Maharashtra
        State and “Tamra Patraprashasti” from Karnataka State. Dr Indu
        Patwardhan
        left home to join Gandhi’s movement of Sabarmati in 1942, later was
        trained
        as a school teacher by Madam Maria Montessory, and was working at St.
        Columbia
        High School, Bombay for two months before being selected to join the
        then
        British India Red Cross and St. John Ambulance. After intensive
        training
        she was posted to Burma under active service during World War II and
        was
        the first Indian lady working actively in South East Asia and
        thereafter
        worked in military hospital, Poona. She was the joint lady camp
        commandant
        with lady Martten and was responsible for the rehabilitation of
        refugees
        and women abductees in Pakistan. Later she studied Homeopathy and
        started
        her own clinic in rural areas of Poona, worked with the Poona Women’s
        Council,
        the troops aid committee. She was a founder member of Poona Blindmen’s
        Association. In 1965 she started worked with leprosy sufferers and in
        1970
        established Anandgam for their benefit. She died 8th February 1999.

 

    1. Raja Saheb Shrimant
      PARSHURAM RAO II PATWARDHAN
      , 5th Raja of Jamkhandi
      1947/1952,
      born 1926,
      last ruling Prince of Jamkhandi, having merged his state in the Indian
      Union on 19th February 1948, married and had issue, two sons. He died
      18th
      December 1953.

      • Raja Saheb Shrimant Pranay Rao Parashuram Rao Patwardhan
        (qv)
      • Pratik Rao Parshuram Rao Patwardhan, born 9th August
        1954, married
        Sumita,
        daughter of Trivedi of Lucknow.

 

  1. Raja Saheb Shrimant PRANAY
    RAO PARASHURAM RAO PATWARDHAN
    , 6th Raja of Jamkhandi
    (see above)

 

Leave a Reply