Information

Dynasty

Kathi

Clan

Wala

Subclan

Virani

State

Saurashtra

Accession

15th February 1948

Revenue

INR 130,000

Area

233.1 Square Kilometers km²

Population

13,722 (1931)

Privy Purse

INR 78,250

Hindi Name

वाडिया

Last Updated

4th Oct, 2016

Present Head

Darbar Shri VIKRAMWALA VIRAWALA Saheb, Chief of Vadia (-/-) educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1968); married and has issue, two children.
  • Kumar Amar Wala, born , Schooling from Wexford Collegiate Institute, Graduation (Film) from York University (2008). Lives in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Kumar Jai Wala
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History

A Third Class State, the ruling family is descended from the Virani branch of the Wala division of the Kathi clan. The State was a part of the Jetpur Taluka. It was in the time of Wala Shri Mulu Naja, who was third in descent from Vira Wala (Virani branch), that the Ruling Families of Jetpur came into contact with the British. He had entered into the engagements with Colonel Walker on behalf of all the shareholders of Jetpur. The State followed the rule of primogeniture for succession. The powers of the State were: Criminal : Seven years of rigorous imprisonment and 10,000Rs fine. Civil: Up to 20,000Rs.
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Genealogy

  • Darbar Shri VIRA NAJA WALA, married and had issue.
    • Darbar Shri KANTHAD VIRA WALA (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Kumpa Vira Wala, died sp.
    • Kumar Shri Oghad Vira Wala, ancestor of the Darbar Shris of Wala-Bilkha (Kanthad Wala Estate).
  • Darbar Shri KANTHAD VIRA WALA, married and had issue.
    • Darbar Shri DEVA KANTHAD WALA (qv)
    • Darbar Shri BHAYA KANTHAD WALA of Jetpur.
  • Darbar Shri DEVA KANTHAD WALA, married and had issue.
    • Darbar Shri JIVAN DEVA WALA (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Golan Deva Wala, died sp.
    • Kumar Shri Raning Deva Wala, married and had issue.
      • Kumar Shri Ram Raning Wala
  • Darbar Shri JIVAN DEVA WALA, Chief of Vadia -/1875; married and had issue. He died .
    • Kumar Shri Kanthad Jivan Wala, died sp.
    • Darbar Shri BAWA JIVAN WALA (qv)
  • COURT OF WARDS 1875/1895
  • Darbar Shri BAWA JIVAN WALA, Chief of Vadia 1875/1930, born , installed 12th December 1895, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married and had issue. He died .
    • Darbar Shri SURAG BAWA WALA Saheb (qv)
  • Darbar Shri SURAG BAWA WALA Saheb, Chief of Vadia 1930/1950, born and succeeded 7th September 1930, married 1921, Bai Shri Kunverbaisahib of Mekada and had issue, two sons and two daughters, including. He died .
    • Yuvaraj Shri Krishnakumar Surag Wala, born , died vpsp 27th January 1950.
    • Darbar Shri VIRAWALA SURAGWALA Saheb (qv)
    • Kumari Indu Wala, married Shri J. A. Shekhwa, and had issue.
      • Shri Hemendra Shekhwa, born , married 1981, Kumari Manju Kumari, daughter of Kanwar Hari Singh of Baghat, and his wife, Kanwarani Rama Kumari, and has issue.
        • Vishwajit Shekhwa, born .
    • Kunwarani Janak Kumari, born , married 1959, Thakur Sa Ummed Singh Ji of Jhadol, Kishangarh, son of late Rao Bahadur Roop Singh Panwar the last Deewan of Kishangarh State, and had issue, one son, she died .
      • Late Kunwar Hameer Singh Panwar, born , died .
  • Darbar Shri VIRAWALA SURAGWALA Saheb, Chief of Vadia 1950/-; educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1952); married Rani Pushpa Devi, and had issue, three children.
    • Darbar Shri VIKRAMWALA VIRAWALA Saheb (qv)
    • Kumari Aruna Wala [Mrs. Aruna Trada], married Shri J. J. Trada, and has issue, two children.
      • Trishay Trada
      • Rahul Trada
    • Kumar Shri Uday Sinh Wala, born in Bombay, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1980) and at the University of Mumbai, India (Bachelor of Commerce), married 17th November 1993, Simeron Ghei, and has issue, one daughter.
      • Kumari Shri Diya Wala, born .
      • Kumari Aanya Wala
  • Darbar Shri VIKRAMWALA VIRAWALA Saheb (see above)
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