LATHI

     

    LATHI (Princely State)

     

     

    AREA: 106 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 77,500Rs ACCESSION: 15th February
    1948
    STATE: Saurashtra DYNASTY: Gohil RELIGION: Hindu
    VILLAGES: 9 POPULATION: 8,831
    (1901)
    REVENUE: 186,387Rs

     

    PRESENT RULER: Thakore Saheb
    Shri
    KIRTIKUMARASINHJI PRALHADSINHJI
    , present Thakore Saheb of Lathi

     

    educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1962), married and has
    issue.

    • Kumar Shri Satyajitsinhji Kirtikumarsinhji
    • Kumari Shri Hemangini Devi, married Kumar Shri Falgunsinhji
      Dharmendrasinhji
      Jhala of Chuda, and has issue, 2
      daughters.

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
    ancestor of the family was Thakore Sejakji,
    founding Thakore
    of
    Sejakpur
    who migrated to Kathiawar, about the year 1260, his second son, Thakore
    Saheb Sarangji, founded the predecessor state of Arthila and his
    descendants
    ruled there for four
    generations till Raja Mandalik of Junagadh conquered and sacked Arthila
    and slew Thakore Saheb Dudoji, the then ruling chieftain. The Gohils of
    Arthila then
    withdrew to Lathi which they held till the merger of the State in 1948.
    Lathi ranks as a Fourth Class state in Kathiawar. The Chief maintains a
    military force of 12 cavalry, 25 infantry and 10 guns (as of 1892).
    Rulers
    were….

    • Thakore Saheb SARANGJI
      SEJAKJI
      , 1st Thakore Saheb of Arthila, married and had issue.

      • generation
        • Thakore Saheb Nonghanji (qv)
    • …….
    • Thakore Saheb NONGHANJI,
      3rd Thakore Saheb of Arthila fl.1350, married and had issue.

      • generation
        • Thakore Saheb Dudoji (qv)
    • ……
    • Thakore Saheb DUDOJI,
      4th Thakore Saheb of Arthila, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Limshaji Dudoji [Jijibawa] (qv)
    • Thakore Saheb LIMSHAJI
      DUDOJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi
    • …….
    • Thakore Saheb Shri JIJIBAWA,
      Thakore Saheb of Lathi, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Shri Lakhaji Jijibawa (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Prithiraj Jijibawa
    • Thakore Saheb Shri LAKHAJI
      JIJIBAWA
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi 1750/-, during his
      reign, he
      suppressed the Kathis who had harassed the people of the region around
      Lathi; married and had
      issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Shri Dajirajji Lakhaji [aka Kumar Shri
        Amarsinhji Lakhaji] (qv)
      • Thakore Saheb Shri Takhatsinhji Lakhajji (qv)
      • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaja Gaekwad
        Damajirao Gaekwad
        Shamsher Bahadur
        of Baroda.
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      DAJIRAJI LAKHAJJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi, married and had
      issue,
      one daughter.

      • Kumari (name unknown), married HH Thakore Sahib
        Shri Dajirajji of Wadhwan.
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      TAKHATSINHJI LAKHAJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi -/1878, born 1843,
      married and
      had issue.

      • Kumar Shri Bhavsinhji Takhatsinhji, died a
        premature death whilst studying at Rajkumar College, Rajkot.
      • Thakore Saheb Shri Sursinhji Takhatsinhji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Vijaysinhji Takhatsinhji, married and had
        issue.

        • Kumar Shri Pravinsinhji Vijaysinhji Gohil, married and
          had
          issue.

          • Kumar Arunkumar Pravinsinhji, educated at Rajkumar
            College, Rajkot (1957).
        • Kumar Shri Natwarsinhji Vijaysinhji Gohil
        • Kumar Shri Gambhirsinhji Vijaysinhji Gohil, married and
          had
          issue.

          • Kumar Shri Janakkumar Gambhirsinhji Gohel, educated
            at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1951).
          • Kumar Shri Jayendrasinhji Gambhirsinhji Gohel,
            educated
            at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1951), married 1965, Kumari Shri Jyoti
            Devi, eldest daughter of Thakore Saheb Mahendrasinhji Jorawarsinhji of
            Mengni, and his wife, Thakorani Nirmala
            Kunverba Saheba, and had issue.

            • Kumar Shri Amarsinhji Jayendrasinhji, educated at
              Rajkumar
              College, Rajkot (1983)
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      SURSINHJI TAKHTSINHJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi 1878/1900, born
      1875, he succeeded
      to the gadi as a minor on 4th
      November 1878 (#1),
      educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot to 1891; he was a poet and
      published a number of works, still popular today viz. Kalapi-no-Kekarav,
      Harirji Gohel, Mala and Mudrika;
      married 1stly, Thakorani Rajba of Roha (Kutch), married 2ndly,
      Thakorani Anandiba of Kotda Sangani, and had issue. He died
      1900.

      • Thakore Saheb Shri Pratapsinhji Sursinhji (qv)
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      PRATAPSINHJI SURSINHJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi 1900/1918, born
      21st April
      1891,
      succeeded to the gaddi on 10th June 1900, Investiture held on
      1st
      May 1911, he was a man of literary
      bent and contributed to Gujarati literature under the pseudonym
      of  Rajhamsa; married and had issue. He died 14th October
      1918.

      • Thakore Saheb Shri Pralhadsinhji Pratapsinhji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Mangalsinhhji Pratapsinhji Gohil
      • Kumar Shri Harishchandrasinhji Pratapsinhji Gohil
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      PRALHADSINHJI PRATAPSINHJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi 1918/-, born
      31st
      March 1912 and
      succeeded 14th October 1918, married and had issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Shri Bhupendrasinhji Pralhadsinhji (qv)
      • Kumar Shri Dharmendrasinhji Pralhadsinhji Gohil
      • Thakore Saheb Shri Kirtikumarasinhji Pralhadsinhji (qv)
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      BHUPENDRASINHJI PRALHADSINHJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi, educated
      at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1950), married Thakorani Durgaraje, and
      had issue.

      • Thakore Saheb Shri Kirtikumarasinhji Bhupendrasinhji (qv)
      • Kumari Chanchallaraje (Rani Mruganainaraje Mrugendrasinh
        Ghatge of Kagal-Junior), married 16th May 1979, Meherban Shrimant
        Rajamanya Rajashri Mrugendrasinh Ajitsinh Ghatge
        Sarjerao Deshmukh,
        5th and present
        Chief of Kagal-Junior, and has issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Shri
      KIRTIKUMARASINHJI PRALHADSINHJI
      , Thakore Saheb of Lathi (see
      above)

    OTHER MEMBERS:

    • Kumari Shri Niladevi, married Maharajkumar Divya Dip Singh
      of Dumraon.
    • Kumar Shri Mahendrasinhji
      Jitendrasinhji, educated at Rajkumar
      College, Rajkot (1967)
    • Kumar Shri Rajendrasinhji, married 18th March 1994 (as her
      second husband), Rajkumari Pratima Devi, born 6th June 1956, daughter
      of Raja Prasanna Chandra Deo of Jarada,
      and his wife, Rani Swarna Prabha Manjari Devi.
    • Kumar Shri Narendrasinhji Chandrasinhji Gohil B.Com., Bayat
      of Lathi, Teacher, born 3rd November 1984 in Lathi, married 3rd
      November 2008 in Lathi, Kumari Nanbhu, and has issue, one son.

      • Kumar Nilrajsinh Narendrasinhji Gohil.

     

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