Information

Dynasty

State

Saurashtra

Gun Salutes

9

Agency

Gujarat States Agency

Accession

15th February 1948

Revenue

INR 900,000

Villages

83

Area

888 Square Kilometers km²

Population

35,422 (1921)

Privy Purse

INR 230,000

Hindi Name

लिम्बडी

Last Updated

17th Sep, 2017

Present Head

HH Thakore Sahib Shri CHHATRASALJI DIGVIJAYSINHJI, present Thakore Sahib of Limbdi since 1941. (Dighbuvan, Gujarat, India). Born and succeeded 6th January 1941, married 1stly, 1960 (div.), HH Thakorani Saheb Hemant Devi of Jaisalmer, born , married 2ndly, late 1960's, HH Thakorani Saheb Snehlata Kumari, daughter of Thakore Sahib Jayendra Sinhji of Kathiwada, and has issue.
  • Yuvaraj Sahib Jaideepsinhji Chhatrasalji, married 1stly, November 1988 at Simla (div.), Rajkumari Meenakshi Kumari, born at Simla, daughter of Raja Virbhadra Singh of Rampur-Bushahr, married 2ndly, 2003, Yuvarani Priya Kumari, and has issue.
    • Rajkumari Nandita Kumari (by 1st wife)
    • Rajkumar Digvijay Sinh Jhala (by 1st wife)
    • Rajkumari Vamakshi Kumari (by 2nd wife), born .
  • Raj Kumari Varsha Kumari, married.
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History

This is a Second Class state founded about 1500. Succession to the gaddi is governed by the law of primogeniture. The Thakore Saheb maintains a military force of 35 cavalry, 174 infantry and 28 guns (as of 1892).
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Genealogy

  • Raj Sahib MANGUJI, second son of Raj Sahib Harpal Dev of Halvad, founder of the successor state of Limbdi, married and had issue.
  • Raj Sahib MADHUPAL [Manipal] (son), married and had issue.
  • Raj Sahib DHAVAL [Dhamal], fl.1194
  • .....
  • Thakore Sahib NAGJI I, 12th in descent from founder.
  • .....
  • Thakore Sahib KHETOJI II, 17th in descent from founder, married and had issue. He died .
  • Thakore Sahib SAGHOJI (son)
  • .....
  • Thakore Sahib ASKARANJI III, 23rd in descent from founder.
  • Thakore Sahib ADERAJJI II fl.1600
  • Thakore Sahib VERISALJI II
  • Thakore Sahib HARBHAMJI I, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi -/1786, he founded the capital at Limbdi, died .
  • Thakore Sahib HARISINHJI, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1786/1825, an able and intelligent administrator.
  • Thakore Sahib BHOJRAJJI III, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1825/1837
  • Thakore Sahib HARBHAMJI II, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1837/1856
  • Thakore Sahib Shri FATEHSINHJI, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1856/1862, married and had issue. He died .
    • HH Thakore Sahib Shri Sir Jaswantsinhji Fatehsinhji (qv)
  • HH Thakore Sahib Shri Sir JASWANTSINHJI FATEHSINHJI K.C.I.E., Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1862/1907, born , he succeeded to the gadi as a minor on 30th January 1862, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; installed as ruler on 1st August 1877, he was appointed an M.L.C. of Bombay in 1884; he was selected in 1887 as one of the representatives of the Princes of Western India to present their loyal congratulations to the Queen Empress on the auspicious occasion of the Jubilee of Her Majesty's reign, and on that occasion he had the honour of receiving from the Empress in person the insignia of a Knight Commander of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire (K.C.I.E.); he is entitled to a salute of 9 guns (1892). He died sp in April 1907.
  • Col. HH Thakore Sahib Shri Sir DAULATSINHJI JASHWANTSINHJI, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1907/1940, born as Kumar Shri Dadbha Muluji of a collateral line, installed on the gaddi on 14th April 1908, K.C.I.E. [cr.1921], represented India at the opening of the Federal Parliament in Australia in 1901; died , married with issue.
    • HH Thakore Sahib Shri Digvijaysinhji Daulatsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Ghanshyamsinhji Daulatsinhji, born in Limbdi, Gujarat; he was an Indian first class cricketer, who played for Western India; he was selected as vice-captain of India's tour of England in 1932. He died in Bhavnagar, Gujarat.
    • HH Maharani Rupaliba Sahiba, married 5th February 1920, Lt.-Col. HH Maharaja Rana Saheb Shri Sir Natwarsinhji Bhavsinhji of Porbandar. She died sp 1943.
  • HH Thakore Sahib Shri DIGVIJAYSINHJI DAULATSINHJI, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi 1940/1941, born , married 1stly 1910, Kunwari Shri Nandkunwarba, the only daughter of HH Maharaja Sir Kesri Singhji of Idar, married 2ndly, (name unknown), and had issue. He died .
    • Yuvraj Saheb Ramrajendrasinhji Digvijaysinhji (by Thakorani Nandkunwarba), born , died vp(spm?) before 1941.
    • HH Thakore Sahib Shri Chhatrasalji Digvijaysinhji (by 2nd marriage) (qv)
    • Kumari Premkumari, married Yuvraj Udaybhansingh of Porbandar.
    • Kumari Dharmendrakumari, married Yuvraj Jayendrasinh [later Rana Sahib Shri Jayendrasinhji of Kathiwada], and had issue, one son.
  • HH Thakore Sahib Shri CHHATRASALJI DIGVIJAYSINHJI, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kumar Shri Himmatsinhji Jhala
  • Kumar Shri Muluji, married and had issue.
    • Kumar Shri Dadha Muluji, he was adopted by HH Thakore Sahib Shri Sir Jaswantsinhji Fatehsinhji, and succeeded as HH Thakore Sahib Shri Sir Daulatsinhji Jashwantsinhji, Thakore Sahib of Limbdi (see above)
    • Kumar Shri Natwarsinhji Muluji
    • Raj Rana Pratapsinhji Muluji, married Kumari Jasvant Kunverba Sahiba, and had issue.
      • Rajkumar Shri Janaksinhji Pratapsinhji, first person in India to make fibreglass cars, married Kumari Laxmi Devi of Rajpipla, and had issue, five children.
        • Kumari Shri Harinakshini Devi, married Kumar Indrapalsinhji of Rajpipla.
        • Kumari Shri Unmani Devi, married Dr. Hasnain Patel
        • Kumar Shri Shivpalsinhji Janaksinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1972); married Parven Masani-Cama
        • Kumari Shri Anjali Devi, married Arjunsinhji of Mudhol.
        • Kumar Shri Mahipalsinhji Janaksinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1979).
      • Wing Cdr. Rajkumar Jayvantsinhji Pratapsinhji, born in Porbandar, educated at the Doon School, Dehra Dun (Class of 1945), a Fighter Pilot (GDP) serving with the Indian Air Force (Wing Commander 1947 to 1969), married August 1952 in Poona, Kauverani Indira Singh, and has issue. He died in the U.S.A.
        • Kumar Vijit Singh Jhala, born in Bombay, educated at the Doon School, Dehra Dun (Class of 1969), M.S. Environmental Studies (USA), B.A. Communications (USA), married October 2001 in the U.S.A., Rajkumari Ameeta Singh.
        • Kumar Shri Shivraj Singh, married Kumari Shivani Singh
        • Kumari Meenakshi Singh
      • Rajkumar Shri Bharatsinhji Pratapsinhji, artist, painter, poet, and bohemian.
        • Kumar Shri Raivirsinhji Bharatsinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1968), married to Mahima Shaktawat of thikana Occhadi, Rajasthan.
        • Kumar Shri Digvijaysinhji Bharatsinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1975), married to Kumari Divya of Jamnagar.
        • Kumar Shri Chandravirsinhji Bharatsinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1977).
    • Kumar Shri Jadakaka Muluji
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