|PREDECESSORS AND SHORT
HISTORY: Founded in the 18th century. A
Second Class state in the Rewa Kantha agency. The family
of the chief of this State had descended from Sardar
Mahamad Khan, fourth in descent from Sher Khan Babi I who
was made "Babi" (Door keeper) of the Imperial Court. Sher
Khan was subsequently commandant of the Koli district of
Chunwal to the northwest of Ahmedabad. The rulers were....
- Nawab Babi MUHAMMED
KHANJI , 1st Nawab of Balasinor 1761/-;
married and had issue.
- Nawab Babi Jamiyatkhanji II Muhammed Khanji (qv)
- Nawabzadi (name
unknown), married Naver Khanji of Cambai,
and had issue.
- Nawab Babi Abid Khanji Naverkhanji (qv)
- Nawab Babi Idal Khanji Naverkhanji (qv)
Nawab Babi JAMIYAT
II MUHAMMED KHANJI, 2nd Nawab of Balasinor;
married and had issue.
- Nawab Babi Salabatkhanji I Jamiyatkhanji (qv)
Nawab Babi SALABAT
I JAMIYAT KHANJI, 3rd Nawab of Balasinor
-/1820, died May 1820.
Nawab Babi ABID
KHANJI, 4th Nawab of Balasinor 1820/1822
(deposed), he was succeeded by his brother.
Nawab Babi JALAL
KHANJI [Idalkhanji], 5th Nawab of Balasinor
1822/1831, married and had issue. He died in December
- Nawab Babi Zorawar Khanji Idalkhanji (qv)
- Nawabzada Bahadur Khanji Idalkhanji
Nawab Babi ZORAWAR
IDALKHANJI, 6th Nawab of Balasinor 1831/1882,
born 1826, his name is held in respectful memory by
his subjects for his remarkable kindness and
generosity, married 1stly, Bibi Sardar Bakta, daughter
of his paternal uncle, Abad Khan, married 2ndly, Chand
Bibi, daughter of Ghanchi in Balasinor, married 3rdly,
Gajinbaksh from Baroda, and had issue. He died in
- Nawab Babi Munawarkhanji Zorawarkhanji (qv)
- Nawabzadi Dosi Bibi, born 1865.
- Nawabzada Budhu Mia Zorawarkhanji, born 1870.
Nawab Babi MUNAWAR
ZORAWAR KHANJI, 7th Nawab of Balasinor
1882/1899, born 1846 (1847), succeeded November 1882 (#1), in
1890 a Sanad (No. CL) was conferred upon him
guaranteeing him succession to his family according to
Muhammadan law, in the event of the failure of a
natural heir. He died 24th March 1899.
HH Nawab Babi JAMIYAT
II MUNAWAR KHANJI, 8th Nawab of Balasinor
1899/1945, born 10th November 1894, Investiture held
on 31st December 1915, excessively devoted to dramas,
towards which he spent a major portion of his time, he
married and had issue. He died 2nd February 1945 in
- HH Nawab Babi Shri Muhammed Salabat Khanji II
Sahib Bahadur (qv)
HH Nawab Babi Shri MUHAMMED
KHANJI II Sahib Bahadur (see above)