Information

Dynasty

Gohil

State

Saurashtra

Accession

15th February 1948

Revenue

INR 341,773

Villages

40

Area

492 Square Kilometers km²

Population

11,386 (1921)

Privy Purse

INR 520,000

Hindi Name

वाला

Last Updated

27th Nov, 2017

Present Head

Thakore Sahib PRAVINSINHJI GAMBHIRSINHJI, 11th and present Thakore Shri of Vala. M.L.A. for two terms from Botad constituency, married Rajkumari Premlata Devi of Surguja [Thakorani Shri Premlata Devi of Vala], daughter of Maharaja Ramanuj Saran Singh Deo of Surguja, and his second wife, and has issue.
  • Raj Kumari Janhavi Devi [Rani Janhavi Devi of Kunda], born in Bombay, married 28th November 1985 in Allahabad, Raja Ravindra Nath Singh, born in Patna, son of Raja Birendra Nath Singh of Kunda, and his wife, Rani Raj Rajeshwari Devi, and has issue.
    • Yuvaraj Shri Raghavendra Nath Singh
    • Rajkumari Rituraj Manjari
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Genealogy

A Third Class state founded in the 18th century as an off-shoot of Bhavnagar. Rulers were....
  • Thakore Sahib VISAJI, 1st Thakore Shri of Vala 1740/1774, twin brother of Thakore Sahib Akherajji of Bhavnagar, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Sahib Nathubhai Visaji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Kayabhai Visaji
    • Kumar Shri Jethibhai Visaji
  • Thakore Sahib NATHUBHAI VISAJI, 2nd Thakore Shri of Vala 1774/1798
  • Thakore Sahib MEGHABHAI NATHUBHAI, 3rd Thakore Shri of Vala 1798/1814, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Sahib Harbhamji Meghabhai (qv)
    • Thakore Sahib Patabhai Meghabhai (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Adabhai Meghabhai
  • Thakore Sahib HARBHAMJI MEGABHAI, 4th Thakore Shri of Vala 1814/1838, married and had issue. He died .
    • Kumar Shri Kalyansinhji Harbhamji, died young before 1838.
    • Thakore Sahib Daulatsinhji Harbhamji (qv)
    • Thakore Sahib Hameersinhji Harbhamji, of Rajpara (Bhayati).
      • Mansinhji Hameersinhji
      • Narayansinhji Hameersinhji
      • Amarsinhji Hameersinhji
      • Ranmalsinhji Hameersinhji
  • Thakore Sahib DAULATSINHJI HARBHAMJI, 5th Thakore Shri of Vala 1838/1840, died spm in 1840.
  • Thakore Sahib PATABHAI MEGABHAI, 6th Thakore Shri of Vala 1840/1853, died .
  • Thakore Sahib PRITHIRAJJI PATABHAI, 7th Thakore Shri of Vala 1853/1860, died .
  • Thakore Sahib MEGHRAJJI PRITHIRAJJI, 8th Thakore Shri of Vala 1860/1875, married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Sahib Vakhatsinhji Meghrajji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Akherajji Meghrajji
      • Kuamr Shri Pratapsinhji, of Dared.
      • Kumar Shri Ranjeetsinhji
  • Thakore Sahib VAKHATSINHJI MEGHRAJJI, 9th Thakore Shri of Vala 1875/1943, born , succeeded 20th August 1875, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married and had issue. He died .
    • Thakore Sahib Gambhirsinhji Vakhatsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Mangalsinhji Vakhatsinhji, married and had issue.
      • Kumar Shri Kanaksinhji Mangalsinhji, married and had issue.
        • Kumar Shri Krishnachandrasinhji Kanaksinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1972).
      • Kumar Shri Jaswantsinhji Mangalsinhji
  • Thakore Sahib GAMBHIRSINHJI VAKHATSINHJI, 10th Thakore Shri of Vala 1943/- , educated at Harrow 1904/1907, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Sahib Pravinsinhji Gambhirsinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Vikramsinhji Gambhirsinhji Gohil, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; died .
    • Rani Bhupendra Kumari, married Maharaj Narpat Singh of Jodhpur, and had issue.
  • Thakore Sahib PRAVINSINHJI GAMBHIRSINHJI, 11th Thakore Shri of Vala (see above)
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