KATHIWADA

 

KATHIWADA (Princely State)

 

AREA: 181 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 32,000Rs ACCESSION DATE: 15th June 1948
STATE: Madhya Pradesh DYNASTY: Jadon RELIGION: Hindu
POPULATION: 3,425 (1901) REVENUE: 4,000Rs (1891)

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Rana Sahib
Shri DIGVIJAY SINH
, Rana of Kathiwada since the 12th January
2010.

 

 

born 8th October 1985 in
Bombay, India; I.C.S.E. (12th Grade Graduate) Indian Board
Examination, educated at the University of Southern
California, USA (B.A), presently involved in Urban Development and
Software.

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
The Thakur maintains a military force of 39 infantry (as of 1892).
Rulers
were…

  • Thakur ZORAWAR SINH,
    Thakur of Kathiwada -/1865, died sp
    in 1865.
  • Thakur BAHADUR SINH,
    Thakur of Kathiwada 1865/-, born 1839, succeeded his
    brother in 1865 (#1)
    with the consent of the Government of India, married and had issue.

    • Kumari (name unknown), married 1900 (as his first
      wife), HH Raja Pratap Singhji of Alirajpur,
      and had issue.
  • Rana Thakur Sahib Shri
    ONKAR SINH
    , Thakur of Kathiwada 1903/1969, born 5th
    December
    1891 and
    succeeded
    8th June 1903, married and had issue. He died 1969.

    • Rana Sahib Shri Jayendra Sinh (qv)
    • Thakur Gajendra Sinh
    • Rani Pushpendra Kumari, married 1938 in Kathiwada, Raja
      Pratap Chandra
      Singh Mardaraj Jagadev of Hindol, and
      has
      issue.
  • Rana Sahib Shri JAYENDRA
    SINH
    , Thakur of Kathiwada 1969/2010, born 1917, married
    Rani Dharmendra Kumari, daughter of HH Thakur Sahib Shri Digvijaysinhji
    Daulatsinhji of Limbdi, and his first
    wife, HH Thakurani Nandkunwarba, and had issue. He died 12th January
    2010.

    • Yuvaraj Bharat Singh Kathiwada, born 18th October 1958,
      married Sangita Kailash Sureka [Yuvrani Sangita Singh Kathiwada], born
      4th May 1960, she manages a very successful fashion business in Mumbai
      called Melange, also actively involved with charitable work
      with the Morarka
      Foundation, founded by her uncle, Mr. Kamal Morarka, in conjunction
      with her son, she is renovating the Royal
      mansion in Kathiwada, and is developing the surrounding 100 acres to
      grow organic produce; he had issue. He died 21st February 2005.

      • Yuvraj Digvijay Singh Kathiwada (succeeded as Rana
        Sahib
        Shri Digvijay Sinh) (qv)
  • Rana Sahib
    Shri DIGVIJAY SINH
    (see above)

OTHER MEMBERS:

  • Thakur Sahib Bhawani Sinh, married and had issue.
    • Kumari (name unknown), married Kumar Shri
      Jayendrasinh of Pal
      Jagir in Gujarat, and has issue.
  • HH Thakurani Saheb Snehlata Kumari, married late 1960’s
    (as
    his second wife), HH Thakur Sahib Shri
    Chhatrasalji Digvijaysinhji of Limbdi.
  • Thakur Moti Singh, married and had issue.
    • Thakur Suryaveer Singh

 

 

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