Information

Dynasty

State

Saurashtra

Accession

15th February 1948

Revenue

INR 17,000

Villages

10

Area

93 Square Kilometers km²

Population

2,688 (1921)

Privy Purse

INR 16,135

Hindi Name

जलिया देवानी

Last Updated

22nd Jan, 2017

Present Head

Thakore Saheb JAYENDRASINHJI MOHABATSINHJI, 16th and present Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani since 13th February 1955, born , he succeeded his father on 13th February 1955, married and has issue.
  • Yuvraj Saheb Raghvendrasinhji Jayendrasinhji Jadeja, married and has issue.
    • Tika Brijrajsinhji Raghvendrasinhji Jadeja
    • Tika Amarjitsinhji Raghvendrasinhji Jadeja
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History

A Fifth Class state in Kathiawar, the Taluka is an offshoot of the Dhrol State. Ravaji the son of Bamanioji, second in descent from Hardholji, being the founder, to whom the patrimony of ten villages was given in appanage in 1612. The appelation ''Devani'' is derived from Devaji, the 4th. in line from Ravaji. The taluka is governed by the rule of primogeniture. The Jurisdictional powers of the Taluka are:- Civil: To the extent of 5,000Rs, Criminal : Two years rigorous imprisonment and fines to the extent of 2,000Rs.
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Genealogy

  • Thakore Saheb RAVAJI BAMANIOJI, 1st Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani 1612/-
  • Thakore Saheb DUNGERJI RAVAJI, 2nd Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb KAYAJI DUNGERJI I, 3rd Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb RANMALJI KAYAJI I, 4th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb DEVAJI RANMALJI, 5th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb KAYAJI DEVAJI II, 6th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb RANMALJI KAYAJI II, 7th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb MODJI RANMALJI, 8th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb JASAJI MODJI, 9th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb KAYAJI JASAJI III, 10th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb HALAJI KAYAJI, 11th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani -/1868
  • Thakore Saheb MANSINHJI HALAJI, 12th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani 1868/-, born , succeeded 31st December 1868.
  • Thakore Saheb SURSINHJI MANSINHJI, 13th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani
  • Thakore Saheb BHOJRAJJI SURSINHJI, 14th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani -/1919
  • Thakore Saheb MOHABATSINHJI BHOJRAJJI, 15th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani 1919/1955, born , succeeded 26th October 1919, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Saheb Jayendrasinhji Mohabatsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Jaswantsinhji Mohabatsinhji, married and had issue, two sons. He died .
      • Kumar Shri Rajdipsinhji Jaswantsinhji Jadeja, married Kumari Shri Nalinikumari Ba, daughter of Shri Sukhdevsinhji Mohansinhji Zala of Susvav, and has issue, two sons.
        • Kumar Adityarajsinh Rajdipsinhji Jadeja
        • Kumar Devdatsinh Rajdipsinhji Jadeja
      • Kumar Shri Harshdipsinhji Jaswantsinhji Jadeja, married Kumari Shri Sangeetakumariba, another daughter of Shri Sukhdevsinhji Mohansinhji Zala of Susvav, and has issue, one son.
        • Kumar Yashpalsinh Harshdipsinhji Jadeja
    • Kumar Shri Balbhadrasinhji Mohabatsinhji
    • Kumar Shri Tejandrasinhji Mohabatsinhji
  • Thakore Saheb JAYENDRASINHJI MOHABATSINHJI, 16th Thakore Saheb of Jalia Devani (see above)
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