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Dynasty

State

Saurashtra

Accession

15th February 1948

Villages

14

Area

202 Square Kilometers km²

Population

11,333 (1921)

Privy Purse

INR 51,250

Hindi Name

चुड़ा

Last Updated

28th Jul, 2017

Present Head

Thakore Shri KRISHNAKUMARSINHJI DHARMENDRASINHJI, Thakore Sahib of Chuda. Educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1970), married Thakorani Joy Kumari, daughter of Thakur Shivraj Singh of Khatipura, and his wife, Thakurani Sushil Kumari, daughter of Raja Mahipal Singh Ju Deo of Sarila.
  • Kunwar Adityasingh Jhala
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History

A Third Class Rajput state of the Jhala clan, founded by Kumar Shri Abhaisinhji Madhavsinhji, a younger brother of Thakore Sahib Shri Arjansinhji Madhavsinhji of Wadhwan.
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Genealogy

  • Thakore Shri ABHAISINHJI MADHAVSINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1707/1747, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Shri Raisinhji Abhaisinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Umedsinhji Abhaisinhji
    • Kumar Shri Rajsinhji Abhaisinhji
  • Thakore Shri RAISINHJI ABHAISINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1747/1768, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Shri Gajsinhji Raisinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Kashalsinhji Raisinhji
    • Kumar Shri Veroji Raisinhji
    • Kumar Shri Prathirajji Raisinhji
  • Thakore Shri GAJSINHJI RAISINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1768/1780, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Shri Hathisinhji Gajsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Bhavsinhji Gajsinhji
    • Kumar Shri Daulatsinhji Gajsinhji
    • Kumar Shri Abhaisinhji Gajsinhji
    • Kumar Shri Vakhatsinhji Gajsinhji
  • Thakore Shri HATHISINHJI GAJSINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1780/1820, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Shri Abhaisinhji Hathisinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Naharsinhji Hathisinhji
    • Kumar Shri Ratansinhji Hathisinhji
  • Thakore Shri ABHAISINHJI HATHISINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1820/1830, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Shri Raisinhji Abhaisinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Ummedsinhji Abhaisinhji
  • Thakore Shri RAISINHJI ABHAISINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1830/1854, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Shri Becharsinhji Raisinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Vakhatsinhji Raisinhji
  • Thakore Shri BECHARSINHJI RAISINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1854/1908, born , succeeded 27th July 1854, married and had issue. He died .
    • Kumar Shri Madhavsinhji Becharsinhji, married and had issue. He died vp before 1908.
      • Thakore Shri Jorawarsinhji Madhavsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Javansinhji Becharsinhji, died young.
    • HH Maharani Nanaba Sahiba, married (as his fourth wife), HH Maharaja Shri Sir Bhagwatsinhji Sagramsinhji Sahib of Gondal. She died sp.
  • Thakore Shri JORAWARSINHJI MADHAVSINHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1908/1920, born , ascended the gaddi on 22nd February 1908, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Shri Bahadursinhji Jorawarsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji Jorawarsinhji Jhala, married and had issue.
      • Kumar Shri Rajendrasinhji Ranjitsinhji Jhala, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1949).
    • Kumar Shri Arjunsinhji Jorawarsinhji Jhala [Raja Arjun Singh Jhala of Labhowa], adopted by the Raja Saheb of Labhowa, married and had issue.
      • Raja Jitendra Singh Jhala of Labhowa, married Rani Sri Kumari, daughter of HH Sri Raj-i-Rajan Maharawal Sir Prithvi Singhji Bahadur of Banswara, and has issue. (The Palace, Sahaspur-Bilhari, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India)
        • Yuvaraj Pratap Singh Jhala, married Yuvrani Reena Kumari, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh, Minister in the State of Uttar Pradesh Government; daughter of Maj. General Dewan Misri Chand, and his wife, Rajkumari Indra Mohini of Sahaspur, and has issue.
          • Rajkumar Digvijay Singh Jhala, born in Lucknow, educated at the Doon School, Dehradun 1993/1999 and at St. Stephens College, New Delhi 1999/2001
          • Rajkumari Chandrika Kumari, educated at Welham Girls School, Dehradun and at the Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi, presently (2006) studying for her masters degree in interactive media at the London School of Music, London, U.K.
      • Rajkumar Virendra Singh Jhala
      • Rajkumar Devendra Singh Jhala
    • Kumar Shri Chhatrasinhji Jorawarsinhji Jhala
      • Rajmata Kumud Kumari Devi of Sanand (Married to Maharana RudraDutt Sinh ji Vaghela of Sanand).
      • Kumar Shri Bhavani Sinhji Jhala, married to Rajkumari Nirmala Devi (daughter of Maharaj Udai Narayan Singhji of Kushalgarh). The family is currently based in Ahmedabad. They have issue, one daughter.
        • Prakrati Kumari Jhala, born in Ahmedabad.
      • Kumar Shri Surendra Sinhji Jhala.
      • G.S Niranjana Devi Gohil.
  • Thakore Shri BAHADURSINGHJI JORAWARSINGHJI, Thakore of Chuda 1920/- , born , succeeded to gaddi on 21st December 1920, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Shri Dharmendrasinhji Bahadursinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Virendrasinhji Bahadursinhji Jhala, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1951)
    • Kumar Shri Pravinsinhji Bahadursinhji Jhala, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1954); died .
  • Thakore Shri DHARMENDRASINHJI BAHADURSINHJI, Thakore of Chuda, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Shri Krishnakumarsinhji Dharmendrasinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Puransinhji Dharmendrasinhji Jhala, married to Rajkumari Sanyuktadevi of Lathi.
      • Kunwar Raghvendrasingh Jhala
    • Kumar Shri Falgunsinhji Dharmendrasinhji Jhala, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1976); resides at Ahmedabad and is an environmentalist having worked as the education officer with the World Wildlife Fund India from 1981 to 1983. He started the eco tourism safari lodge in 1983 at Endhania House in the gir forest (property of Maharajkumar Shardul Wala of Jetpur) 1992/1996. As an aqua-farmer he has achieved record production in Saurashtra for carp and fresh water giant prawns (rosenbergii) at the vassal reservoir near Chuda which was contracted for ten years. Presently he is consultant for heritage and eco tourism projects and since October 2000, he has been working full time in a senior management post with Louis Berger International Inc., at Gandhinagar in Gujrat, as well as pursuing post graduation studies in Ecology, in 2005 he worked briefly with Carl Bro A/S of Denmark as Senior Manager on the ADB funded East West Corrider Highway Project, in March 2006 he joined Nagarjun Construction Ltd. as Liaison Officer - Gujarat Projects; since February 2006 he has been involved with a Project for the restoration of 350 year old heritage structures at the hill fort of Roha in Kutch and its conversion to a resort; married Kumari Hemangini Devi, eldest daughter of Thakore Saheb Kirtikumarsinhji Prahladsinhji, the present ruler of Lathi, and has issue.
      • Kumari Jayati, born in Rajkot; presently being educated in 12th Standard at the Delhi Public School in Bopal Ahmedabad.
      • Kumari Rudrika, presently being educated at the Delhi Public School in Bopal Ahmedabad.
    • Kumar Shri Suketusinhji Dharmendrasinhji Jhala, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1979);
  • Thakore Shri KRISHNAKUMARSINHJI DHARMENDRASINHJI, Thakore of Chuda (see above)
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