KOTHARIA(RAJKOT)

 

KOTHARIA (Taluka)

 

 

VILLAGES: 10 REVENUE: 22,000Rs ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Rajkot DYNASTY: Jadeja RELIGION: Hindu
AREA: 70 km2 POPULATION: 2,146 (1921)

 

 

PRESENT RULER: Thakore Sahib
GHANSHYAMSINHJI
AJITSINHJI
, 10th and present Thakore Sahib of Kotharia
born 11th April 1943, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot
(1960);
married
to a Princess of Umeta (near Baroda)
and
has issue.

  • Yuvaraj Jaideepsinhji Ghanshyamsinhji Jadeja, married
    Rajkumari Yashodharadevi, eldest daughter of the present Raja Sahib of
    Gaura, a Jagirdar of Oudh (Rei Barelly district, U.P.), and has issue,
    two daughters.

    • Kumari Kamakshi Devi, born 2004.
    • Kumari Hemangi Devi, born 2009.
  • Kumari Girirajkumariba, married Kumar Chandrajitsinh
    Gohil of Bhojapara.

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Kumar
Shri Dadaji,
the founder of the Kotharia State, a Fifth Class Princely State in
Kathiawad
Province (now Saurashtra), and second son of Thakore Saheb
Mehramanji II of Rajkot,
was granted a patrimony of six villages in about 1733. The Taluka
consists
of six villages – Kotharia, Vavdi, Vagudad, Khorana, Nagalpur and
Pipalia.
Jurisdictional rights were: (a) Criminal :- Two years, rigorous
imprisonment
and fines up to Rs. 2000, (b) Civil :- To the extent of Rs 5000. The
rule
of primogeniture governs succession. The Talukdar maintains a military
force of 4 cavalry and 38 infantry (as of 1892). Rulers were…

    1. Thakore Sahib DADAJI
      MEHRAMANJI
      , 1st Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, he was granted 6
      villages for his maintenance about 1733, shortly after was
      granted
      two further villages of Vadadi and Virva by his brother, the Thakore
      Saheb
      of Rajkot; Ronki and Karipat villages were added at a later date,
      married
      and had issue.

      • Thakore Sahib Maloji I Dadaji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Hajoji Dadaji
      • Kumar Shri Khanji Dadaji
      • Kumar Shri Bhavsangji Dadaji, received Virva.
      • Kumar Shri Karanji Dadaji, received Vadali and Ronki.

 

    1. Thakore Sahib MALOJI I
      DADAJI
      , 2nd Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Sahib Jethiji I Maloji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Dungarji Maloji, received Vagudal.

 

    1. Thakore Sahib JETHIJI I
      MALOJI
      , 3rd Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Sahib Dosaji Jethiji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Bhimji Jethiji, married and had issue.
        • Kumar Shri Bhanabhai Bhimji, married and had issue.
          • Kumar Shri Vajubha Bhanabhai

 

    1. Thakore Sahib DOSAJI
      JETHIJI
      , 4th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Maloji Dosaji (qv)

 

    1. Thakore Sahib MALOJI II
      DOSAJI
      , 5th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Sahib Jethiji II Maloji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Ravaji Maloji, received Vadali jointly with
        his brother.
      • Kumar Shri Daudabha Maloji, received Vadali jointly with
        his brother.

 

    1. Thakore Sahib JETHIJI II
      MALOJI
      , 6th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, born 1828, he succeeded
      to the gadi on 8th
      January 1857 (#1),
      married and had issue.

      • Shri Harisinhji Jethiji, died vpsp.
      • Thakore Sahib Pratapsinhji Jethiji (qv)
      • [Kumari Shri Bai
        Kunwarba
        Sahiba, married (as his first wife), Kumar Shri Vajesinhji
        Raghunathsinhji of Dhrangadhra.
        (daughter of Kumar Shri Jethiji
        Malubha)]
      • [Kumari Shri Subji Kunwarba Sahiba, married (as his
        second wife), Kumar Shri Vajesinhji Raghunathsinhji of Dhrangadhra.(daughter of Kumar
        Shri Jethiji
        Malubha)
        ]

 

    1. Thakore Sahib PRATAPSINHJI
      JETHIJI
      , 7th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia -/1925, born 15th August
      1876, married and had
      issue. He died 1925.

      • Thakore Sahib Shivsinhji Pratapsinhji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Jeevansinhji Pratapsinhji, received Nagalpur
        jointly with
        his
        brother, married and had issue.

        • Kumar Shri Mangalsinhji Jeevansinhji
        • Kumar Shri Kishorsinhji Jeevansinhji
      • Kumar Shri Shajjansinhji Pratapsinhji, received Nagalpur
        jointly with
        his
        brother.

 

    1. Thakore Sahib SHIVSINHJI
      PRATAPSINHJI
      , 8th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia 1925/-, born 26th
      May
      1895,
      succeeded
      14th September 1925, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot, married
      three wives, and
      had issue.

      • Thakore Sahib Ajitsinhji Shivsinhji (by 1st wife) (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Indravijaysinhji Shivsinhji (by 2nd wife),
        educated at
        Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1947); married and had issue, three sons.

        • Kumar Shri Chandravijaysinhji Indravijaysinhji Jadeja,
          died unmarried.
        • Kumar Shri Mayurdhavajsinhji Indravijaysinhji Jadeja,
          he served as a Commanding Officer in the Indian Army (now retired);
          married and has issue.

          • Kumar Shri Krishnasinh Mayurdhavajsinh Jadeja, LLB
            Graduate in London and
            residency in London.
          • Kumar Shri Mahipalsinh Mayurdhavajsinh Jadeja B.Com.
            Graduate.
        • Kumar Shri Vanrajsinhji Indravijaysinhji Jadeja,
          married and has issue, two sons.

          • Kumar ShriYashpalsinh Vanrajsinh Jadeja
          • Kumar Shri Praveensinh Vanrajsinh Jadeja.
      • Kumar Shri Annirudhsinhji Shivsinhji Jadeja (by 3rd
        wife),
        unmarried.
      • Kumar Shri Kiritsinhji Shivsinhji Jadeja (by 3rd wife),
        married, and has issue.

        • Kumar Shri Shivrajsinhji Kiritsinhji Jadeja,
          born 22nd December 1977, married 22th May 2007 in Rajkot, and has issue.

          • Kumari Shivaba Jadeja
          • Kumar Shoryasinh Jadeja
      • Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji Shivsinhji (by 3rd wife),
        married, and
        has issue.

        • Kumar Shri Shailendrasinhji Ranjitsinhji M.Com., born
          2nd August 1977 in Rajkot, married, and has issue.

          • Kumari Darshiniba Jadeja
          • Kumar Sri Rushabhdevsinh Jadeja
        • Kumar Shri Devendrasinhji Ranjitsinhji B.Com., LL.B.,
          born 17th March 1980, married and has issue.

          • Kumar Shri Brijrajsinhji Jadeja

 

    1. Thakore Sahib AJITSINHJI
      SHIVSINHJI
      , 9th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, born 16th December
      1915,
      educated
      at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married and had issue.

      • Thakore Sahib Ghanshyamsinhji Ajitsinhji (qv)
      • Shri Rajendrasinhji Ajitsinhji Jadeja, educated
        at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1960).

 

  1. Thakore Sahib
    GHANSHYAMSINHJI AJITSINHJI
    , 10th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia (see
    above)

Courtesy of Y.S. Jaideepsinh Jadeja © 2002

 

 

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