|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Predecessor state of Sejakpur was founded
in 1194. Palitana is a Second Class State and folows the rule of
primogeniture. Rulers were…
- Thakore Sahib SEJAKI,
Thakore Sahib of Sejakpur
1194/1254 and 1st Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1194/1226, married
had issue. He died 1254.
- Thakore Ranjoi Sejakji, ancestor of the Thakore Sahibs
- Kumar Shri Sarangji Sejakji,
ancestor of the Thakore Sahibs
of Lathi, received the chovisi
Arthila as his patrimony.
- Thakore Sahib Shahaji Sejakji (qv)
- Kumari Shri Amar Kunwarba Sahiba [ Kumari Shri Valam
Kunverba], married Kumar Shri
- Thakore Sahib SHAHJI SEJAKI,
2nd Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1226/1246
- Thakore Sahib SARTANJI
SHAHJI, 3rd Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1246/1250
- Thakore Sahib ARJANJI
SARTANJI, 4th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1250/1300
- Thakore Sahib NONGHANJI I
ARJANJI, 5th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1300/1360
- Thakore Sahib JASAJI
NONGHANJI, 6th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1360/1400
- Thakore Sahib BANAJI JASAJI,
7th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1400/1455
- Thakore Sahib SAVAJI I
BANAJI, 8th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1455/1487
- Thakore Sahib HADAJI SAVAJI,
9th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1487/1519
- Thakore Sahib KANDHAJI I
HADAJI, 10th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1519/1579
- Thakore Sahib NONGHANJI II
KANDHAJI, 11th Thakore Sahib of Palitana 1579/-
- Thakore Sahib ARJANJI II
NONGHANJI, 12th Thakore Sahib of Palitana
- Thakore Sahib KANDHAJI II
ARJANJI, 13th Thakore Sahib of Palitana
- Thakore Sahib SAVAJI II
KANDHAJI, 14th Thakore Sahib of Palitana
- Thakore Sahib SARTANJI I
SAVAJI, 15th Thakore Sahib of Palitana
- Thakore Sahib KANDHAJI III
SARTANJI, 16th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana
- Thakore Sahib PRITHVIRAJJI
KANDHAJI, 17th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1697/1734
- Thakore Sahib NONGHANJI
III PRITHVIRAJJI, 18th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1734/-, married
- Thakore Sahib Sartanji II Nonghanji (qv)
- Thakore Sahib Unadji Nonghanji (qv)
- Kumar Shri Alubhai Nonghanji 1766/1770, married and had
- Kumar Shri Khodaji Alubhai
- Thakore Sahib SARTANJI II
NONGHANJI, 19th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana -/1766
- Thakore Sahib UNADJI
NONGHANJI, 20th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1770/1820, married and had
- Thakore Sahib Kandhaji IV Unadji (qv)
- Kumari Vakhtuba Sahiba [Rani Vakhat Kunwarba Sahiba of
Dhrangadhra], married (as his third wife), Raj Sahib Amarsinhji
Raisinhji of Dhrangadhra, and had
- Thakore Sahib KANDHAJI IV
UNADJI, 21st Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1820/1840
- Thakore Sahib NONGHANJI IV
KANDHAJI, 22nd Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1840/1860
- Thakore Sahib PRATAPSINHJI
NONGHANJI, 23rd Thakore
Sahib of Palitana in 1860 for 8 months,
married and had
He died 1860.
- Thakur Sahib Sursinhji Pratapsinhji (qv)
- HH Rani Kasi Kunwarba Sahiba, married (as his fourth
wife), HH Raj Sahib
of Dhrangadhra, and had issue.
- Thakore Sahib SURSINHJI
PRATAPSINHJI, 24th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1860/1885, born 1844,
June 1860, married and had issue. He died 1885.
- Thakore Sahib Shri Sir Mansinhji Sursinhji (qv)
- Rani Kesaba Kumari Sahiba, born 1869, married 1893, (as
sixth wife), HH Raj
Sahib Mansinhji II
Ranmalsinhji of Dhrangadhra, and
issue. She died 1895.
- Kumar Shri Samantsinhji Sursinhji, married and had issue.
He died after 1901.
- Kumar Shri Sujjansinhji Samantsinhji, Tilayat of Adpur
and Pachegani, Bhayat of Palitana; married Rani Vijayaba
Sahiba of Ganod in Gondal, and had issue. He died after 1901.
- Kumar Shri Vijaysinhji Sujjansinhji, engaged 1903 to
Ba Shri Hajuba of Rajkot (she married HH the Raj Saheb of Dhrangadhra).
He died after 1909.
- Rani Bhagwatiba Sahiba, married Maharaj Mahavir Singh
- Thakore Sahib Shri Sir
MANSINHJI SURSINHJI, 25th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1885/1905, born
succeeded 24th November 1885 (#1),
[cr.1896], educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married (amongst
others), a daughter of Thakore Saheb Suraji II Surtanji of Virpur, and had issue.
He died 29th August 1905.
- Kumar Shri (name unknown) (by the Senior Rani),
- HH Thakore Sahib Shri Bahadursinhji Mansinhji (qv)
- Rani Hari Kunwarba Sahiba, married 1912 (as his first
wife), Capt. HH Rana
Sir Ranjit Singhji
of Barwani. She died sp.
- HH Thakore Sahib Shri Sir
BAHADURSINHJI MANSINHJI, 26th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 1905/- ,
K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E., he was granted the title of Maharaja as a personal
distinction in 1944; married 2nd December 1919, Kunwari Shri
[HH Thakorani Bai Shri Sita Ba Kunverba
Sahiba], daughter of HH Maharajah Shri Bhojrajsinhji Bhagwatsinhji
Sahib of Gondal, and his wife, HH
Maharani Raj Kunverba Saheb, and had issue. He died before
- HH Maharani Indira Devi, married 12th December 1941 (as
his second wife), Lt.
Prakash Bahadur of Sirmur.
- HH Rani Saheb Drupad Kumari, married 20th February 1944,
HH Maharaja Bir Pratap Singh Deo of Sonepur,
and had issue.
- HH Maharani Gita Kumari, married 30th January 1948, HH
Makan Maharajadhiraja Maharaja Sumar Singhji of Kishangarh.
- Kumari Rajendra Kumari
- Kumari Brinda Kumari, married Maharajkumar Yashwant Singh
and has issue.
- Kumari Gayatri Kumari [HH Maharani Gayatri Devi of
Chhota-Udaipur], married 1960, HH Maharawal Shri Virendrasinhji
Natwarsinhji Sahib of Chhota-Udaipur.
- Thakore Sahib Shri Shivendrasinhji Bahadursinhji (qv)
- Thakore Sahib Shri
SHIVENDRASINHJI BAHADURSINHJI, 27th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 196x/196x, born 23rd September 1936, married
Thakorani Sonia (née Sahni). He died sp
possibly in the 1990’s.
- 28th Thakore
Sahib of Palitana 199x/- (see above)
- Thakore S. Sinhji of Adpur, married Thakurani Makunvarba
Sahiba of Dharampur, and had issue.
- Kumari Shri Jayvant Kunvar Ba Sahiba, married Thakur
Harishchandrasinhji of Malia, and had
- Kumari Shri Pramila Kunvar Ba Sahiba, married Kumar
Shri Balwantsinhji Sahebsinhji (see below)
- Kumari Shri Chandra Kunvar Ba Sahiba, married Thakur
Sahebsinhji Vaghela of Gangad, and had issue.
- Kumar Shri Balwantsinhji Sahebsinhji, married Kumari
Shri Pramila Kunvar Ba Sahiba of Malia (see above).
- Kumar Shri Sir Jayvantsinhji Gohil, C.B.E., married and had
He died 1995.
- Kumar Shri Jaydevsinhji Jayvantsinhji Gohel, educated at
Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1960)
- Kumar Shri Mayurdhwajsinhji Jayvantsinhji Gohel, educated
at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1960); Director
and CEO of the Asia-Pacific Foundation, Associate Fellow with RUSI,
member of the University of Paris, International Scientific Advisory
Board, member of the United Nations ‘Roster of Experts’ at its
Terrorism Prevention Branch, Secretary of the South Asia secretariat of
the Next Century Foundation; married
19th February 1973, Maharaj
Kumari Rajyashree Kumari, born 4th June 1953, daughter of HH
Maharajadhiraj Raj Rajeshwar
Maharajah Sri Dr. Karni Singh Bahadur of Bikaner,
and his wife, HH
Maharani Sushila Kumari, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
- Kumari Shri
Anupama Kumari, born 24th April 1974.
- Kumar Shri
Sajjansinhji Mayurdhwajsinhji Gohel, born 16th May 1980, educated at
the London School of Economics; Director of International Security for
the London-based Asia-Pacific Foundation.
- HH Rani Kasi Kunwarba
Sahiba, married (as his fourth wife), HH Raj Sahib Mansinhji II
Ranmalsinhji of Dhrangadhra.
- Thakorani Bajirajba Sahiba, married HH Thakore Sahib Waghji
II Ravaji of Morvi.