|AREA: 65 km2||PRIVY PURSE: 40,000Rs||ACCESSION: 10th June 1948|
|STATE: Baroda (Bombay)||DYNASTY: Chavda||RELIGION: Hindu|
|POPULATION: 13,299 (1892)|
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.
Jesinh (had three sons: Ihardas,Ambod; Surajmalji,Varsoda & Samantsinh,Mansa. each got 84 villages)
Samantsinhji (He first established his rule in Ambasan)
Raol SURSINHJI (He left Ambasan in 1665 and established his rule in Mansa)
Raol Shri BHIMSINHJI
Raol Shri RAJSINHJI BHIMSINHJI (qv) 1886; born 1850
Raol Shri KESRISINHJI BHIMSINHJI 1886/1889, married and had issue.
( 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 1934/-, married Rani Vilas Kunverba, daughter of Capt. HH Maharana Raj Sahib Shri Sir AMARSINHJI of Wankaner, and has issue.)
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.|