MANAVADAR

 

MANAVADAR (Princely State)

 

 

AREA: 261.6 km2 PRIVY PURSE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Kathiawar DYNASTY: Babi (Yousufzai
Pathan)
RELIGION: Muslim
VILLAGES: 26 POPULATION:  26,209 (1941) REVENUE: 371,230Rs

 

 

PRESENT RULER: 

 

 

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: A
Third Class state founded in 1733, with a division of the Bantva Taluka
between the two younger brothers of the first Nawab of Junagadh, later upgraded to a Second
Class state during the reign of the last Nawab Saheb, with the state
enjoying full criminal and civil powers.
Rulers were..

  • Khan Saheb Shri DILAWER
    KHAN SALABAT MUHAMMED KHAN Babi
    ,
    Khan
    Saheb of Manavadar
    1733/1760, he inherited equally with his younger brother in 1730, the
    district of Bantva which was later divided between them in 1733, his
    share becoming the Princely state of Manavadar; he married and had
    issue. He died 1760.
  • Khan Saheb Shri SARDAR
    KHAN DILAWAR KHAN Babi
    , Khan Saheb
    of Manavadar 1760/-
  • Khan Saheb Shri GHAZANFAR
    KHAN SARDAR KHAN Babi
    , Khan
    Saheb of Manavadar
  • Khan Saheb Shri KAMALUDDIN
    KHAN GHAZANFAR KHAN Babi
    , Khan
    Saheb of Manavadar
  • Khan Saheb Shri ZORAWAR
    KHAN KAMALUDDIN KHAN Babi
    , Khan
    Saheb of Manavadar -/1882,
    married and had issue, one son.

    • Khan Saheb Shri Zorawar Khan Kamaluddin Khan Babi (qv)
  • Khan Saheb Shri GHAZANFAR
    KHAN ZORAWAR KHAN Babi
    ,
    Khan Saheb of Manavadar 1882/1888, born 4th November 1862 at Manavadar,
    succeeded on the death of his
    father and was installed on the throne on 12th June 1882, invested with
    full ruling powers on 21st June 1883; educated at Rajkumar College,
    Rajkot; married Bibi Shri Amir Bakhte Sahiba, daughter of Khan Shri
    Sher Khanji Babi of Ranpur, and had issue. He died 28th March 1888 at
    Manavadar.

    • Khan Saheb Shri Fatehuddin Khan Ghazanfar Khan Babi (qv)
    • Khan Shri Kamaluddin Khan Ghazanfar Khan Babi, born 1888
      at Manavadar, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot and later with the
      Imperial
      Cadet
      Corps, Dehradun.
  • Khan Saheb Shri FATEH
    UDDIN KHAN GHAZANFAR KHAN Babi
    , Khan
    Saheb of Manavadar
    1888/1918, born
    1885, succeeded 28th March 1888 (#1),
    married and had issue. He died 19th October 1918.

    • Khan Saheb Shri Babi Ghulam Moinuddin Khan Fatehuddin
      Khan Babi (qv)
    • Saheb Shri Abdul Hamid Khan Fatehuddin Khan Babi, married
      and had issue.

      • Saheb Shri Muhammad Zaman Khan Abdul Hamid Khan Babi
  • Nawab Shri GHULAM
    MOINUDDIN KHAN FATEHUDDIN KHAN Babi
    , 8th Khan
    Saheb of Manavadar 1918/2003, born 22nd December 1911, educated at
    Rajkumar
    College,
    Rajkot; succeeded 19th October 1918,
    installed
    1931, created Nawab by the British Government; married twice and had
    issue, eleven children, and nineteen
    grandchildren.
    He died 13th February 2003.

    • Nawabzada Aslam Khan Babi, died 1980.
    • Nawabzada Mohammad Idrees Khan Babi
    • Nawabzada Mohammad Anees Khan Muhammad Khan Babi, married
      Sahabat Anees Khan,
      and
      has issue.

      • Sahibzadi Batool Khanum
      • Sahibzada Kamaluddin Khan Muhammad Khan Babi, born 30th
        October
        1981 in
        Karachi, Graduate in Commerce and Banking, Masters in Business
        Administration (Finance majors)
        from Iqra University.

 

 

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