BARODA (Princely State)

(21 gun salute)

AREA: 21,144 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 520,000Rs  ACCESSION: 1st May 1949
STATE: Bombay  DYNASTY: Gaekwad RELIGION: Hindu
     
PRESENT RULER: HH Maharaja Gaekwad SAMARJITSINGHRAO GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, 16th Maharaja of Baroda since 9th May 2012 (Laxmi Vilas Palace, Baroda - 390001, Gujarat, India)
born 25th April 1967, married 27th February 2002 in New Delhi, Rajkumari Radhika Kumari [HH Maharani Radhikaraje Gaekwad], daughter of Maharajkumar Dr. Ranjitsinhji of Wankaner, and his wife, Maharajkumarani Kalpnakumari Ranjitsinhji Jhala.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in 1721. Rulers were....
  1. Maharaja Gaekwad PILAJI RAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1721/1732 , married (amongst others) Maharani Baiji Bai of Chhota-Udaipur, and had issue. He died 14th May 1732.
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Damajirao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Shrimant Sambhaji Rao Gaekwad
    • Shrimant Khande Rao Gaekwad, he was granted the Jagir of Kadi, and had issue.
      • Shrimant Malharrao Gaekwad, Jagirdar of Kadi
    • Shrimant Jayasinhrao Gaekwad (by Baiji Bai), married the daughter of the Deshmukh of Otur and Junnar in Poona.
    • Shrimant Anandrao Gaekwad (by Baiji Bai)
    • Shrimant Jingoji Rao Gaekwad
    • Shrimant Pratap Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
      • Shrimant Kaloji Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
        • Shrimant Gabaji Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
          • Shrimant Bhikaji Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
            • Shrimant Gabajirao Gaekwad
            • Shrimant Baburao Gaekwad
            • Shrimant Kashi Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
              • Himmat Bahadur Shrimant Anand Rao Kashi Rao Gaekwad, born 1858, married and had issue. He died 21st June 1917 (#2 p.151).
                • Shrimant Lalsinh Rao Anand Rao Gaekwad, born 1892, educated at Oxon Christ Church (M.A.), was the GM Gaekwar Baroda State Railways and the Suba of Navasari (1937) and Mehasana (1934). He was also the Private Secretary to Maharani Chimnabai II and toured the Globe 7 times, married and had issue. He died 1968.
                  • Shrimant Vikramsinh Rao Lalsinh Rao Gaekwad, born 1924, died unmarried 1992.
                • Shrimant Bhadrasinhrao alias Shanker Rao Anand Rao Gaekwad, born 1896, an illustrious Civil Servant of Baroda State, educated at Christ College Cambridge, he did his BAR in 1922, and started as a Probationer in Revenue Department under Maharaja Sayajirao III.  Rose very fast in the Gaekwad Royal Bureaucracy and became Suba, Sar Suba and then Karma Sachiv. He was awarded the highest Merit in Civil Service of Baroda State, "Rajya Karya Dhurandhar" in 1942, awarded the C.I.E. in 1944, Dewan of Baroda 1945/1946, married and had issue, two sons. He died 20th May 1946.
                  • Shrimant Veersinhrao Gaekwad, educated at Christ Church College in Oxford (M.A.), died unmarried in 1991.
                  • Shrimant Gautamsinhrao Gaekwad, born 1936,  educated in M.S. University (M.Sc. Botany), was a Professor in Faculty of Science, Botany Dept., till 1996. Remained Curator of Maharja Sayajirao Zoo for 25 yrs, has issue, one adopted son.
                    • (A) Shrimant Jeetendra Sinh Gaekwad, B.E., MBA, Vice Chairman of Government of India's Janshikshan Sansthan and Vice President of HRH Group of Regal Hotels owned by Maharana of Mewar, Udaipur. He is also a Tourism Writer.
                • Shrimant Chandrasinh Rao Anand Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
                  • Major Shrimant Duleepsinh Gaekwad, married and had issue.
                    • Shrimant Satyajitsinh Duleepsinh Gaekwad, born 3rd March 1962 in Vadodara, Gujarat; educated at M.S. University, Baroda (M.Com.), Organisational Secretary of the Youth Congress, Gujarat 1992/96; Councillor of the Vadodara Municipal Corporation and Chief Whip, Congress Party, Vadodara Municipal Corporation 1995/96; Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) 1996; President of the Indian Youth Congress, President of the Setu Seva Bharti Trust (Educational Trust), Vice-President of the Rickshaw Chalak (I.N.T.U.C.) Congress Union 1992/96, President of the Gujarat Kabaddi Association; married 2nd May 1991, Ojaswitharaje S. Gaekwad (née Bhonsle), daughter of Shrimant Abhaysinhraje Shahumaharaj Bhonsle of Satara, and his wife, Arunaraje A. Bhonsle, and has issue, two daughters, and one son.
                      • Yudeepsinh Satyajitsinh Gaekwad
              • Shrimant Gopal Rao Kashi Rao Gaekwad, succeeded to the gaddi as HH Maharaja Gaekwad Sir Sayajirao III Gaekwad Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur (see below)
              • Shrimant Sampatrao Kashi Rao Gaekwad, born 1865, married a daughter of Bajirao Amritrao Ghatge of Dewas.
            • Shrimant Okhajirao Bhikaji Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
              • Shrimant Dadasaheb Okhaji Rao Gaekwad
            • Shrimant Sakharamrao Bhikaji Rao Gaekwad

  2. Maharaja Gaekwad DAMAJIRAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1732/1768, married (amongst others) (a), a Gohil lady of Lathi, married (b), 1762, Maharani Dhan Kunwar Bai of Kutch, married (c,) 1765, Maharani Chandra Kunwar Bai, daughter of the Raja of Rajpipla, and had issue. He died 18th August 1768.
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Sayajirao I Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Fatehsinghrao I Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Manajirao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Govindrao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Shrimant Jaysingh Rao Gaekwad
    • Shrimant Morari Rao Gaekwad
    • Shrimant Ram Rao Gaekwad

  3. Maharaja Gaekwad SAYAJIRAO I GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1768/1771, married (amongst others), (a) Maharani Gulab Kunwar Bai, daughter of Thakur Lalsinhji of Pilaj in Kadi, died sp in 1778.

  4. Maharaja Gaekwad FATEHSINGHRAO I GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1771/1789, married (amongst others), (a) Maharani Gulab Kunwar Bai of Mandavi, married (b) Maharani Lal Kunwar Bai, married (c) Maharani Jasoda Kunwar Bai of Ghodasar, married (d) daughter of the Thakur of Lakhtar. He died sp on 21st December 1789.

  5. Maharaja Gaekwad MANAJIRAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1789/1793, died sp on 1st August 1793.

  6. Maharaja Gaekwad GOVINDRAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1793/1800, married (amongst others), (a) Maharani Rani Bai, daughter of the Raja of Rajpipla, married (b) Maharani Gena Bai, daughter of Thakur Sahib Prathirajji Chandrasinhji of Lakhtar, and had issue, 11 sons (including 7 illegitimate sons). He died 19th September 1800.
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Anandrao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Sayajirao II Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • Shrimant Bhagwant Rao Gaekwad
    • Shrimant Fatehsingh Rao Gaekwad, Regent 1806/1818, had adoptive issue.
      • Shrimant Govindrao Gaekwad, descendant of Shrimant Jingoji Rao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
        • Shrimant Sadashivrao Gaekwad, exiled to Benares where he died c1890.
        • Shrimant Murarrao Gaekwad, overlooked for the succession in 1875, and committed suicide soon after.
    • Shrimant Kanhoji Rao Gaekwad (by Rani Bai), eldest son, overlooked in the succession, married the daughter of the Patil of Rajapur in the Deccan.
    • Shrimant Mukund Rao Gaekwad (by Gena Bai)

  7. Maharaja Gaekwad ANANDRAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1800/1819, married 1stly Maharani Takhat Bai of Miyagam, married 2ndly, Maharani Umaid Bai, married 3rdly, Maharani Darya Bai, and had issue. He died 2nd September 1819.
    • Maharajkumar Balwant Rao Gaekwad (by 1st wife)
    • Maharajkumar Pilaji Rao Gaekwad (by 1st wife)
    • Maharajkumar Gopal Rao Gaekwad (by 2nd wife)
    • Maharajkumar Lachman Rao Gaekwad (by 3rd wife)

  8. Maharaja Gaekwad SAYAJIRAO II GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1819/1847, married and had issue. He died 19th December 1847. 
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Ganpatrao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv) 
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Khanderao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv) 
    • Maharaja Gaekwad Malharrao Gaekwad Shamsher Bahadur (qv) 

  9. Maharaja Khanderao
                      GaekwadMaharaja Gaekwad GANPATRAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1847/1856, died sp 19th November 1856. 

  10. Maharaja Gaekwad KHANDERAO GAEKWAD Shamsher Bahadur 1856/1870, born 1828, married about 1866, HH Maharani Jamna Bai Sahiba, born about 1853, died 29th November 1898 (#2 p.99). He died spm on 28th November 1870. 
    • Rani Tara Bai Sahib, born 5th July 1871, married 21st December 1879, Raja Sahib Raghunath Savant Bhonsle Raje Bahadur of Savantvadi. She died June 1897 (#2Maharaja
                          Malharrao Gaekwad p.41).

  11. Maharaja Gaekwad MALHARRAO GAEKWAD Samsher Bahadur 1870/1875, married 1stly, HH Maharani Mahalsa Bai Sahiba, married 2ndly, HH Maharani Lakshmi Bai Sahiba, and had issue. He died 1882. 
    • Maharajkumar Jayasinghrao Gaekwad (by Lakshmi Bai), born 16th December 1874, not recognized as legitimate by the authorities (#2).

  12. HH Maharaja
                      Gaekwad Sir Sayajirao GaekwadHH Maharaja Gaekwad Sir SAYAJIRAO III KHANDERAO GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia 1875/1939, born 17th March 1863 in Kavlana (#2) as Shrimant Gopal Rao Gaekwad, G.C.S.I. [cr.1887], G.C.I.E. [cr.1919], LL.D. Benares Hindu University, installed on the gaddi on 27th may 1875, granted the title of Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia on 29th December 1876, investiture held 28th December 1881, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot and later in England, married 1stly, 6th January 1881, Maharani Lakshmi Bai (Chimna Bai I), born about September 1864, from the Mohite family, died 7th May 1885, married 2ndly, 28th December 1885, Maharani Gajra Bai (Chimna Bai II) C.I., born 1871, died 1958, daughter of Bajirao Amritrao Ghatge of Dewas, and had issue. He died 6th February 1939 and was cremated the next day at Baroda. 
    • Maharaj Kumari Baju Bai, born December 1881, died young. 
    • Maharaj Kumari Putla Bai, born 1882, died 1885. 
    • Yuvaraj Fatehsinghrao Gaekwad, born 3rd August 1883, married 1904 Yuvarani Padmavati Bai Saheba, died 1919 and had issue. He died vp in September 1908 (#2)
      • HH Shrimati Indumati Devi Tarabai Sahib, born 1904, married April 1918 (#2), HH Maharaja Sir Shri Rajaram IV Chhatrapati of Kolhapur. She died 1954. 
      • HH Rani Lakshmi Devi, born 1907, married 1922 HH Raja Bahadur Khem V Savant Bhonsle of Savantvadi and had issue. She died 1961. 
      • HH Maharaja Gaekwad Sir Pratapsinghrao Gaekwad Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur (qv) 
    • Maharaj Kumar Jaisinghrao Gaekwad, born 1888, educated at Harrow School 1902/1906, died 27th August 1923 (#2 p.163)
    • HH Maharani Indira Devi, born 1892, married July 1913 HH Maharaja Jitendra Narayan Bhup Bahadur of Cooch Behar and had issue. She died 1968. 
    • Maharaj Kumar Shivajirao Gaekwad B.A. (Oxon), born 31st August 1890 at Baroda, Vice-Captain Oxford Blues; married Rani Kamala Devi, and had issue, two sons and one daughter. He died 24th November 1919 (#1 #2 p.156)
      • Major Maharaj Udaysinghrao Shivajirao Gaekwad, born 11th June 1918 in Baroda, educated at the Prince's School, Baroda, B.A. (Cantab) Jesus College, Barrister Middle Temple, London, Indian Military Academy, commissioned in the 5th Royal Lancers Indian Army, served in Singapore during WWII, Chief Dignitary Representing the Maharaja Bahadur in 1946; married 1942, Ranisaheb Shrimant Sharda Raje, daughter of Sardar Patankar of Kolhapur State, and had issue, one daughter. He died 11th August 1960 at Shiv Mahal Palace, Baroda.
        • Rajkumari Shrimant Ujjwala Raje Bikram Shah (née Gaekwad), born 1946 at Poona, educated at Convent School, Baroda; married Rajkumar Jai Bikram Shah of Tehri Garhwal, and has issue, one son and two daughters.
          • Kanwar Raviraj Bikram Shah
          • Kumari Nayna Kumari
          • Kumari Menaka Kumari
      • Lt.-Col. Maharaj Khanderao Gaekwad, born 12th August 1919 at Baroda, educated at Prince's School, Baroda and at Jesus College [B.A. (Cantab)]; Indian Military Academy, commissioned in King Edward's Own 18th Cavalry, Indian Army; Military Secretary to the Maharaja Bahadur in 1946; Director of Forbes Forbes Campbell & Company, Bombay; Member of Annabell's, Clermont Club, Wilingdon Club and Fenners; married 1942, Ranisaheb Shrimant Mohini Raje Gaekwad (née Ghatge), daughter of Meherban Shrimant Sir Pirajirao Ghatge, Raja of Kagal Senior, and has issue, two sons. He died 1991 in Bombay at Kamal Mahal.
        • Rajkumar Shrimant Sayajirao Gaekwad, born 1947 at Poona; educated at Doon School, Dehra Dun and at St. Xaviers College, Bombay; married Rajkumarani Shrimant Indrajeet Raje (née Kaur), and has issue, two daughters.
          • Shrimant Priya Raje
          • Shrimant Anjali Raje
        • Rajkumar Shrimant Anandrao Gaekwad, born 1948 in Kolhapur; educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot and Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda; married Rajkumarani Shrimant Sangeeta Raje (née Ghorpade), daughter of Major Sardar Daulatrao Ghorpade of Dattawad, and his wife, Shrimant Vaijayantimala of Kagal Junior, and has issue, two sons.
          • Shrimant Shivajirao Raje Gaekwad
          • Shrimant Udaysinghrao Raje Gaekwad
      • Rani Nirmalaraje Sahib Gaekwad, married Raja Meherban Shrimant Vijaysinhrao Bhonsle of Akalkot.
    • Maharaj Kumar Dhairyashilrao Gaekwad B.A. (Oxon), born 1893, educated at Prince's School, Baroda; married in Baroda, Rani Vimla Raje, and had issue, three sons and two daughters. He died April 1940.
      • Col. Maharaj Ashok Raje, born in Baroda, educated at Prince's School, Baroda and at The Doon School, Dehra Dun, Indian Military Academy commissioned in Scinde Horse, Indian Military Attache, London; married Ranisaheb Shrimant Devyani Raje (née Jadeja), daughter of Maharajkumar Kalikakumarsinhji Lakhdhirji Jadeja of Morvi. He died sp at Dhairya Prasad Palace in Baroda.
      • Maharaj Nala Raje, born in Baroda.
      • Maharaj Vijitsingh, born in Baroda.

  13. HH Maharaja
                    Gaekwad Sir PRATAPSINGHRAO GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel
                    Shamsher Bahadur (1908-1968)HH Maharaja Gaekwad Sir PRATAPSINGHRAO GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia 1939/1968, born 29th June 1908, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot and subsequently in England, married 1stly, January 1929, HH Maharani Shanta Devi Saheb, born 1914, daughter of Sardar Hasurkar Mansinhrao Subbarao of Hasur in Kolhapur, died 22nd May 2002, cremated at Kirti Mandir, 24th May 2002, married 2ndly, 1943 (divorced 1956), HH Maharani Sita Devi Sahib, born 12th May 1917 in Madras, died 15th February 1989 (#3) in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, daughter of Sri Raja Rao Venkata Kumara Mahipati Suryarao Bahadur Garu of Pithapuram, and his wife, Rani Chinnamamba Devi, and had issue. He died 19th July 1968. 
    • Lt.-Col. HH Maharaja Gaekwad Fatehsinghrao II Gaekwad Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur (qv)
    • HH Maharaja Gaekwad Ranjitsinghrao Gaekwad Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur (qv) 
    • Maharaj Kumar Sangramsingh Gaekwad, born 6th August 1941 at Baroda (#1), Managing Director of Baroda Rayon Corporation, married Rani Asharaje Gaekwad (née Asha Rana) and has issue. 
      • Shrimant Pratapsingh Sangramsinh Gaekwad, born 31st August 1970, married 14th May 2006 in Kathmandu, Pragyashree Thapa, born 1981, Lieutenant (R.N.A.), daughter of Gen. Pyar Jung Thapa, former Commander in Chief of the Royal Nepal Army.
      • HH Maharani Priyadarshini Raje Gaekwad, married December 1994, HH Maharaja Sri Jyotiraditya Scindia of Gwalior and has issue. 
    • Maharaj Kumar Sayajirao Gaekwad, born 1945, died unmarried 8th May 1985 in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France.
    • HH Maharani Dr. Mrunalini Devi, holds a Basic Degree in Home Science (B.Sc. Home), M.S. (Food & Nutrition) from Iowa State University Of Science & Technology, Applied Nutrition Certificate (Postgraduate) from National Institute Of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Registered Dietician Certificate from Indian Dietetic Association, Ph.D. (Food & Nutrition) from Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda. She has published several research and popular articles in national and International Journals of repute. As a Senior Research Fellow of the Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi. She has conducted several community and experimental (laboratory) research projects and surveys in nutrition, dietetics, education, food habits, family welfare, culture, etc. some of which were sponsored by the International Federation for Home Economics, the Nutrition Foundation of India, University Grants Commission, Indian Council of Medical Research and other national/governmental agencies, NGOs and industries. Member of the Commission on Education and Training, the International Union for Conservation of Nature & Natural Resources (IUCNNR), Switzerland. Chairperson, Food & Nutrition Programme Committee, International Federation For Home Economics (IFHM), France. Member of the Steering group on Nutrition, Planning Commission, Government of India, Member of the Governing Body, Institute Of Home Economics, New Delhi. Member of the Advisory Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Institute For Contemporary Studies, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi. Member of the Food And Nutrition Council, Government of India. Member of the Governing Body, Nutrition Foundation Of India, New Delhi. Member of the  Faculty Board of Home Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda. Member of the Programme Committee on Women & Families in Development, IFHE, Paris, France. Trustee, Gopalan Oration Trust, Hyderabad. She is also currently serving as an Expert on the Board Of Studies (Foods & Nutrition and Home Science) of The Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda, and on the Selection Committees for appointement of University Teachers and Ph.D. supervisors at Nagpur and Amravati Universities. Dietetic Counsellor to Shree Maharani Shantadevi Trust, Vadodara and the Diabetes Association Of Baroda. Awarded the Shrimannt Itchagauri Naik Gold Medal - First class, the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Merit Scholarships, the Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (Gujarat Branch) Merit Certificate, the Mary Hunter Scholar Of the P.E.O Sisterhood, U.S.A., the P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for postgraduate studies at Iowa State University Of Science & Technology, U.S.A., the Senior Research Fellowship, Indian Council Of Medical Research, New Delhi, the Outstanding Woman Achiever Award of the All Indian Management Association, Food And Nutrition Department, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda 'Alumni Achievement Award', Chancellor of Sayaji University of Baroda, married 1951, HH Maharaja Anandrao IV Puar of Dhar.
    • Rani Pramila Raje Sahib, married Darbar Shri Shivraj Ala Khachar, Chief of Jasdan, and has issue.
    • HH Rani Satwashiladevi, born about 1935, married, HH Raja Bahadur Shivram Savant Bhonsle of Savantvadi
    • Rani Vasundhara Raje Sahib, married Raja Shrimant Murarirao Yeshwantrao Ghorpade, Mamlukatmadar Senapati Raja of Sandur, and has issue.

  14. Lt.-Col. HH Maharaja Gaekwad FATEHSINGHRAO II GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia 1968/1988, born 2nd April 1930, educated privately under English tutor, passed Senior Cambridge Examination 1947, elected to Lok Sabha 1957, 1962, 1971 and 1977, Parliamentary Secretary to Defence Minister 1957/62, Member of Public Accounts Committee 1963/64, MP (Congress), Gujarat 1967/71, Minister for Health, Gujarat Government 1967/71, Chancellor of Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda 1951/- , Chairman of the Baroda rayon Corporation, Manager of the Indian Cricket Team 1959, 1978 and 1982/83, President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India 1963/66, Member of CCI, Bomaby and MCC, London; FZS, London; International Trustee of World Wildlife Fund for 6 years; President of INSONA; Member of IUCN and Fauna Preservation Society and RSPB; Author of "Palaces of India", 1982; interests include photography, cooking, reading and poetry, married 1950, HH Maharani Padmavati Devi of Jodhpur, born 14th December 1930, she died sp in 1984. He died sp on 1st September 1988. 

  15. HH Maharaja Gaekwad RANJITSINGHRAO GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, 15th Maharaja of Baroda 1988/2012, Member of Parliament, educated at MS University, Vadodara (earning a post graduate degree in fine arts), currently studying for a doctorate on Indian headgear, artist and classical singer, married HH Maharani Subhangini Devi (née Jadhav), born 1945, and had issue. He died 9th May 2012 in Baroda.
    • Maharajkumari Alaukika Raje, married 1988, Darbar Shri Satyajitkumar Khachar, 11th Chief of Jasdan
    • Maharajkumari Anjana Raje
    • HH Maharaja Gaekwad Samarjitsinghrao Gaekwad Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia (qv)

  16. HH Maharaja Gaekwad SAMARJITSINGHRAO GAEKWAD Sena Khas Khel Shamsher Bahadur Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia (see above) 
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Shrimant Prabhat Gaekwad, he was adopted by his maternal grandfather, and succeeded to his estates, as Sarkar Hirojirao Ramrao Patankar of Patan (Ramapur), married Rajkumari Sushiladevi, daughter of Kumar Shri Amra Vajsur Khachar of Jasdan, and has issue.
    • Chote Sarkar Udaysinghrao Patankar, married 26th February 1993 in Mandi, Rajkumari Sidheshwari Kumari, born 14th January 1967 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, daughter of HH Raja Sri Ashokpal Sen of Mandi, and his wife, HH Rani Sahiba Kiran Kumari, and has issue, one daughter.
      • Kumari Chitrangana U. Patankar
  • Shrimant Pilajirao Vithalrao Gaekwad, son of Shrimant Vithalrao B. Gaekwad, Mandvie, Baroda, educated at Harrow School 1901/1905
  • Damajirao Vithalrao Gaekwad, born 10th December 1894, B.A. (Hons. Oxon.), Comptroller of the Household to HH the Mahraja of Baroda 1939/-, educated at Baroda, Manchester Grammar School and Exeter College, Oxford; Naib Sarsuba 1928, married 1920 Sushila Bai, daughter of Sardar Ramchandra Rao Bhajji Ghatge of Akalkot.
  • Krishnarao Mahipatrao Gaekwad, married and had issue.
    • Bhaurao Krishnarao Gaekwad, born 15th October 1902, married 1stly Sitabai, 2ndly Gitabai, and had issue. He died 13th March 1972.
  • Devyani Devi (sister of HH Maharani Shanta Devi Saheb), married 1937, Chandrasenrao Gaekwad, and had issue. She died 29th June 2002 aged 82, cremated 30th June at Kirti Mandir.
    • Ajitsingh Gaekwad
    • Nirmala Devi (Ajitsinh Sindhe)
    • Suniti Devi (Nimbalkar)
    • Mohini Devi (Bobde)
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2. "Sayajirao III of Baroda" by Philip Sergeant,
3. Acte de décès, Mairie de Paris, Registre 531, Numéro d'acte: 423