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Dynasty

Clan

Barad Parmar

State

Gujarat

Gun Salutes

9

Accession

6th November 1948

Revenue

INR 171,100

Area

898.73 Square Kilometers km²

Population

26,172 (1931)

Privy Purse

INR 92,000

Hindi Name

दांता

Last Updated

11th Dec, 2017

Present Head

Flag of Danta
HH Maharana Sri MAHIPENDRA SINGH, present Maharana Saheb of Danta since the 10th of July 1989. (Bhavani Villa, Danta Bhawangad - 385120, Gujarat, India). Born in Bombay, married 6th March 1975 in Jaipur, HH Maharani Chandra Kumari, daughter of Yuvraj Surendra Pal Deo of Karauli, and his wife, Yuvrani Narendra Kumari, and has issue.
  • Maharajkumari Rituja Kumari, born , married Maharajkumar Anant Pratap Deo, son of HH Maharaja Shri Udit Pratap Deo of Kalahandi, and his wife, HH Maharani Padma Manjari Devi, and has issue, one daughter.
  • Maharajkumar Riddhiraj Singh, born in Jaipur, married 6th/9th March 2007, Maharajkumari Divyajyoti Devi, eldest daughter of Gajapathi Maharaj Dibyasingha Deb IV, Maharaja of Puri, and his wife, Maharani Lilabati Pattamahadei.
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History

A Princely State located east of Palanpur in North Eastern Gujarat. It paid tribute of 3,983Rs to either Palanpur or Idar. The Maharana maintains a military force of 70 cavalry and 67 infantry (in 1893).
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Genealogy

  • Rana Shri JASRAJI, 1st Rana Shri of Danta 1068/1069
  • Rana Shri KEDARSINHJI, 2nd Rana Shri of Danta 1069/-
  • Rana Shri JASPALJI, 3rd Rana Shri of Danta
  • Unknown number of Ranas
  • Rana Shri JAGATPALJI, Rana Shri of Danta 1395/1445
  • Rana Shri ASKARANJI, 1st Mahrana Shri of Danta 1445/-, he received the title of Maharana from Imperial Delhi in 1445.
  • Mahrana Shri VAGHJI, 2nd Mahrana Shri of Danta -/1544
  • Mahrana Shri JETPALJI, 3rd Mahrana Shri of Danta 1544/ca1545
  • Mahrana Shri JAIMALJI, Mahrana Shri of Danta ca1545/-
  • Mahrana Shri PRATAPSINHJI, Mahrana Shri of Danta
  • Mahrana Shri MANSINHJI I, Mahrana Shri of Danta for five years
  • Mahrana Shri GAJSINHJI, Mahrana Shri of Danta -/1687
  • Maharana Sri PRITHVISINHJI GAJSINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1687/1743
  • Maharana Sri VIKRAMDEOJI, Maharana of Danta in 1743
  • Maharana Sri KARANSINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1743/-, married and had issue.
    • Maharana Sri Ratansinhji Karansinhji (qv)
    • Maharana Sri Abhaisinhji Karansinhji (qv)
  • Maharana Sri RATANSINHJI KARANSINHJI, Maharana of Danta for five years
  • Maharana Sri ABHAISINHJI KARANSINHJI, Maharana of Danta -/1795, married and had issue.
    • Maharana Sri Mansinhji Abhaisinhji (qv)
    • Maharana Sri Jagatsinhji Abhaisinhji (qv)
    • Maharana Sri Naharsinhji Abhaisinhji (qv)
  • Maharana Sri MANSINHJI II ABHAISINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1795/1800
  • Maharana Sri JAGATSINHJI ABHAISINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1800/1823
  • Maharana Sri NAHARSINHJI ABHAISINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1823/1847, married and had issue.
    • Maharana Shri Jhalamsinhji Naharsinhji (qv)
    • Maharana Sri Harisinhji Naharsinhji (qv)
    • Rani Daulat Kunwar, married 1834 (as his sixth wife), Maharao Shri Sheo Singhji of Sirohi, and had issue.
  • Maharana Sri JHALAMSINHJI NAHARSINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1847/1859, married and had issue.
    • Maharana Sri Sardarsinhji Jhalamsinhji (qv)
    • Maharajkumari Guman Kumari [HH Maharani Guman Kunwar of Sirohi], married in May 1876 (as his first wife), HH Maharao Kesari Singhji Bahadur of Sirohi, and had issue. She died .
  • Maharana Sri SARDARSINHJI JHALAMSINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1859/1860
  • Maharana Sri HARISINHJI NAHARSINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1860/1876, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • Maharana Sri Jashwantsinghji Harisinhji (qv)
  • Maharana Sri JASHWANTSINHJI HARISINGHJI, Maharana of Danta 1876/1908, born , succeeded 1st December 1876, married and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharana Sri Hamirsingji Jashwantsinghji (qv)
    • Maharajkumar Fatehsinghji Jashwantsinghji, married and had issue, three daughters.
      • Rani Saheba Sajjan Kanwar, married (as his first wife), Maharaj Govardhan Singhji Sahib of Nachana in Jaisalmer. She died sp.
      • Kumari (name unknown), married Maharaj Kishore Singhji of Banswara.
      • Kumari (name unknown) [Pratap Kumari??], married to Nimach [Thakur Daulat Singhji of Nimaj??].
    • Maharaj Dalpatsinghji Jashwantsinghji, born , died on .
    • Maharajkumari (name unknown) Kumari, married as his second wife, HH Sri Raj-i-Rajan Maharawal Sir Prithvi Singhji Bahadur of Banswara, and had issue.
  • HH Maharana Sri HAMIRSINHJI JASHWANTSINHJI, Maharana of Danta 1908/1925, born , succeeded 16th June 1908; married HH Maharani (name unknown) [later Rajmata Bhatianiji of Danta], born , died on , and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharana Sri Bhawanisinhji Hamirsinhji (qv)
  • HH Maharana Sri BHAWANISINHJI HAMIRSINHJI K.C.S.I., Maharana of Danta 1925/1948 (abdicated 30th January 1948), born and succeeded 20th November 1925, granted an enhanced gun salute of 11 guns about 1935; married 1stly, 1914, HH Maharani Vijay Kanwar, born , died sp in 1923, daughter of Maharaj Shri Mool Singhji of Raoti, Rao of Dattigaon, and his third wife, Rani Sundar Kanwar, married 2ndly, HH Maharani (name unknown), died spm in 1923, a daughter of Raja Bhagwant Raj Bahadur Singh, Raja of Sohawal in Bundelkhand, married 3rdly, HH Maharani (name unknown), a daughter of Kunwar Pratap Singh of Auwa in Jodhpur, and had issue, three sons and seven daughters. He died .
    • HH Maharana Sri Prithvirajsinhji Bhawanisinhji Sahib Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharajkumari Jitendra Kumari (by Maharani Baghelji Sahiba), born , married (as his first wife), 19th May 1937 at Danta, Raja Ram Singh of Khandela-Senior, and had issue. She died sp on 19th August 1944 at Danta.
    • Rani Krishna Kumari (fourth daughter), married 1945, Raja Devi Singhji, Raja Sahib of Asope, and had issue, two sons and four daughters. She died .
    • Maharajkumar Madhu Sudan Singh, born .
    • Maharajkumar Raghubir Singh, born .
  • HH Maharana Sri PRITHVIRAJSINHJI BHAWANISINHJI Sahib Bahadur, Maharana of Danta 1948/1989, born , married 30th January 1948, HH Maharani Hemant Kumari, daughter of HH Rai-i-Rayan Maharawal Shri Sir Lakshman Singhji Bahadur of Dungarpur, and his second wife, HH Maharani Manhar Kunwar, and had issue. He died .
    • HH Maharana Sri Mahipendra Singh (qv)
  • HH Maharana Sri MAHIPENDRA SINGH (see above)
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