Information

Dynasty

State

Rajkot

Revenue

INR 22,000

Villages

10

Area

70 Square Kilometers km²

Population

2,146 (1921)

Hindi Name

कोठारिया

Present Head

Thakore Sahib GHANSHYAMSINHJI AJITSINHJI, 10th and present Thakore Sahib of Kotharia. Born , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1960); married to a Princess of Umeta (near Baroda) and has issue.
  • Yuvaraj Jaideepsinhji Ghanshyamsinhji Jadeja, married Rajkumari Yashodharadevi, eldest daughter of the present Raja Sahib of Gaura, a Jagirdar of Oudh (Rei Barelly district, U.P.), and has issue, two daughters.
    • Kumari Kamakshi Devi, born .
    • Kumari Hemangi Devi, born .
  • Kumari Girirajkumariba, married Kumar Chandrajitsinh Gohil of Bhojapara.
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History

Kumar Shri Dadaji, the founder of the Kotharia State, a Fifth Class Princely State in Kathiawad Province (now Saurashtra), and second son of Thakore Saheb Mehramanji II of Rajkot, was granted a patrimony of six villages in about 1733. The Taluka consists of six villages - Kotharia, Vavdi, Vagudad, Khorana, Nagalpur and Pipalia. Jurisdictional rights were: (a) Criminal :- Two years, rigorous imprisonment and fines up to Rs. 2000, (b) Civil :- To the extent of Rs 5000. The rule of primogeniture governs succession. The Talukdar maintains a military force of 4 cavalry and 38 infantry (as of 1892).
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Genealogy

  • Thakore Sahib DADAJI MEHRAMANJI, 1st Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, he was granted 6 villages for his maintenance about 1733, shortly after was granted two further villages of Vadadi and Virva by his brother, the Thakore Saheb of Rajkot; Ronki and Karipat villages were added at a later date, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Maloji I Dadaji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Hajoji Dadaji
    • Kumar Shri Khanji Dadaji
    • Kumar Shri Bhavsangji Dadaji, received Virva.
    • Kumar Shri Karanji Dadaji, received Vadali and Ronki.
  • Thakore Sahib MALOJI I DADAJI, 2nd Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Jethiji I Maloji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Dungarji Maloji, received Vagudal.
  • Thakore Sahib JETHIJI I MALOJI, 3rd Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Dosaji Jethiji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Bhimji Jethiji, married and had issue.
      • Kumar Shri Bhanabhai Bhimji, married and had issue.
        • Kumar Shri Vajubha Bhanabhai
  • Thakore Sahib DOSAJI JETHIJI, 4th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Maloji Dosaji (qv)
  • Thakore Sahib MALOJI II DOSAJI, 5th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Jethiji II Maloji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Ravaji Maloji, received Vadali jointly with his brother.
    • Kumar Shri Daudabha Maloji, received Vadali jointly with his brother.
  • Thakore Sahib JETHIJI II MALOJI, 6th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, born , he succeeded to the gadi on 8th January 1857, married and had issue.
    • Shri Harisinhji Jethiji, died vpsp.
    • Thakore Sahib Pratapsinhji Jethiji (qv)
    • [Kumari Shri Bai Kunwarba Sahiba, married (as his first wife), Kumar Shri Vajesinhji Raghunathsinhji of Dhrangadhra. (daughter of Kumar Shri Jethiji Malubha)]
    • [Kumari Shri Subji Kunwarba Sahiba, married (as his second wife), Kumar Shri Vajesinhji Raghunathsinhji of Dhrangadhra.(daughter of Kumar Shri Jethiji Malubha)]
  • Thakore Sahib PRATAPSINHJI JETHIJI, 7th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia -/1925, born , married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Sahib Shivsinhji Pratapsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Jeevansinhji Pratapsinhji, received Nagalpur jointly with his brother, married and had issue.
      • Kumar Shri Mangalsinhji Jeevansinhji
      • Kumar Shri Kishorsinhji Jeevansinhji
    • Kumar Shri Shajjansinhji Pratapsinhji, received Nagalpur jointly with his brother.
  • Thakore Sahib SHIVSINHJI PRATAPSINHJI, 8th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia 1925/-, born , succeeded 14th September 1925, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot, married three wives, and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Ajitsinhji Shivsinhji (by 1st wife) (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Indravijaysinhji Shivsinhji (by 2nd wife), educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1947); married and had issue, three sons.
      • Kumar Shri Chandravijaysinhji Indravijaysinhji Jadeja, died unmarried.
      • Kumar Shri Mayurdhavajsinhji Indravijaysinhji Jadeja, he served as a Commanding Officer in the Indian Army (now retired); married and has issue.
        • Kumar Shri Krishnasinh Mayurdhavajsinh Jadeja, LLB Graduate in London and residency in London.
        • Kumar Shri Mahipalsinh Mayurdhavajsinh Jadeja B.Com. Graduate.
      • Kumar Shri Vanrajsinhji Indravijaysinhji Jadeja, married and has issue, two sons.
        • Kumar ShriYashpalsinh Vanrajsinh Jadeja
        • Kumar Shri Praveensinh Vanrajsinh Jadeja.
    • Kumar Shri Annirudhsinhji Shivsinhji Jadeja (by 3rd wife), unmarried.
    • Kumar Shri Kiritsinhji Shivsinhji Jadeja (by 3rd wife), married, and has issue.
      • Kumar Shri Shivrajsinhji Kiritsinhji Jadeja, born , married 22th May 2007 in Rajkot, and has issue.
        • Kumari Shivaba Jadeja
        • Kumar Shoryasinh Jadeja
    • Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji Shivsinhji (by 3rd wife), married, and has issue.
      • Kumar Shri Shailendrasinhji Ranjitsinhji M.Com., born in Rajkot, married, and has issue.
        • Kumari Darshiniba Jadeja
        • Kumar Sri Rushabhdevsinh Jadeja
      • Kumar Shri Devendrasinhji Ranjitsinhji B.Com., LL.B., born , married and has issue.
        • Kumar Shri Brijrajsinhji Jadeja
  • Thakore Sahib AJITSINHJI SHIVSINHJI, 9th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia, born , educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Ghanshyamsinhji Ajitsinhji (qv)
    • Shri Rajendrasinhji Ajitsinhji Jadeja, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1960).
  • Thakore Sahib GHANSHYAMSINHJI AJITSINHJI, 10th Thakore Sahib of Kotharia (see above)
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