MANSA (Princely State)

AREA: 65 km2 PRIVY PURSE:  40,000Rs ACCESSION:  10th June 1948
STATE:  Baroda (Bombay)  DYNASTY:  Chavda  RELIGION:  Hindu
POPULATION:  13,299 (1892)    
     

 

Mansa: –
Rulers (title Raol Shri)

…. – ….                                   Bhimsinhji
…. – 1886                               Rajsinhji Bhimsinhji               (b. 1850 – d. 18..)  
1886 – 1889                          Kesrisinhji Bhimsinhji
18 May 1889 – 1934         Takhatsinhji Kesrisinhji           (b. 1877 – d. 1934)  
1934 – 1947                          Sujjansinhji Takhatsinhji


PRESENT   RULER:  Raol Shri VANRAJSINHJI SAJJANSINHJI educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1953); fl.1984

 

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:  Rulers were…

Ahivan–(Morghadh)—Vikramsinh–Vibhuraj–Shardulji–Sheshkaranji–Vaghji–Akheraj–Tejsinh–Karamsinh–Lakhansinh–Viramdev–Ashkaran–Hullarsinh—Mokalsinh–Punjaji( He left kutch due increase of power of Jadejas and settled in Dharpur near Vadodara ) and later on got more than 300 villages and made Ambasan his capital.Gave away mani villages in gift to the deserving supporters.

    Punjaji had two sons (1) Mesoji and (2) vanvirji ,

Mesoji established Mehsana and had no son so Vanvirji came to the throne.

                       vanvirji

                     Patalsinh

                       Narmadsinh

   Jesinh   (had three sons: Ihardas,Ambod; Surajmalji,Varsoda & Samantsinh,Mansa. each got 84 villages)

      Samantsinhji (He first established his rule in Ambasan)

                        Lunkaranji

                          Mansinhji

                           Jesaji  

   Raol SURSINHJI      (He left Ambasan in 1665 and established his rule in Mansa)

                       Pratapsinhji

                       Vachchrajji

                       Vrajrajji

                     Udaybhan

                     Prathiraj

                 Pratapsinhji

                  Indrasinhji

                         Parbatsinhji

                     Narsinhji  

                    Fatesinhji                          

           Sabalsinhji    Joravarsinhji(‘varas’)

                       Raol Shri BHIMSINHJI

                  Raol Shri    RAJSINHJI BHIMSINHJI (qv) 1886; born 1850

  • Raol Shri KESRISINHJI BHIMSINHJI (qv)

              Raol Shri KESRISINHJI BHIMSINHJI 1886/1889, married and had issue.

  • Raol Shri TAKHATSINHJI KESRISINHJI (qv)

     (  Raol Shri TAKHATSINHJI KESRISINHJI 1889/1934, born 11th September 1877, succeeded 18th May 1889 , married and had issue. He died 1934.)

  • Raol Shri SAJJANSINHJI TAKHATSINHJI (qv)

      ( Raol Shri SAJJANSINHJI TAKHATSINHJI 1934/-, married Rani Vilas Kunverba, daughter of Capt. HH Maharana Raj Sahib Shri Sir AMARSINHJI of Wankaner, and has issue.)

  • Raol Shri VANRAJSINHJI SAJJANSINHJI (qv)
  • Kumar Shri Divyabhanusinhji Sajjansinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1957).
  • Kumar Shri Akshayrajsinhji Sajjansinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1963).

OTHER MEMBERS:       Kumar Shri Ghanshyamsinhji, married and had issue.Thakurani Darshana Kumari, married 10th July 1967, Thakur Kesari Singh of Mandawa-Junior and has issue.

 

  Note: Presently Mansa is in the district of Gandhinagar(state capital of Gujarat is 20km. away from Mansa)
 RULING FAMILY: The ruling family of Mansa are Chavda (Chaura) Rajputs, first established in Morgarh (Kutch) in the 10th century, and later at Ambasan. Mansa has been the seat of the government for 15 generations, after family holdings were split giving rise to the modern states of Mansa and Varsoda (q.v.) The principle of primogeniture is observed.
 
 
  
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