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MANAVADAR (Princely State)

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AREA: 261.6 km2 PRIVY PURSE: xx ACCESSION: xx
STATE: Kathiawar DYNASTY: Babi (Yousufzai Pathan)
RELIGION: Muslim
VILLAGES: 23 POPULATION: 26,209 (1941) REVENUE: 371,230Rs
     
PRESENT RULER:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: A Third Class state founded in 1733, with a division of the Bantva Taluka between the two younger brothers of the first Nawab of Junagadh, later upgraded to a Second Class state during the reign of the last Nawab Saheb, with the state enjoying full criminal and civil powers. Rulers were..
  • Khan Saheb Shri DILAWER KHAN SALABAT MUHAMMED KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar 1733/1760, he inherited equally with his younger brother in 1730, the district of Bantva which was later divided between them in 1733, his share becoming the Princely state of Manavadar; he married and had issue. He died 1760.
  • Khan Saheb Shri SARDAR KHAN DILAWAR KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar 1760/-
  • Khan Saheb Shri GHAZANFAR KHAN SARDAR KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar
  • Khan Saheb Shri KAMALUDDIN KHAN GHAZANFAR KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar
  • Khan Saheb Shri ZORAWAR KHAN KAMALUDDIN KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar -/1882, married and had issue, one son.
    • Khan Saheb Shri Zorawar Khan Kamaluddin Khan Babi (qv)
  • Khan Saheb Shri GHAZANFAR KHAN ZORAWAR KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar 1882/1888, born 4th November 1862 at Manavadar, succeeded on the death of his father and was installed on the throne on 12th June 1882, invested with full ruling powers on 21st June 1883; educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; married Bibi Shri Amir Bakhte Sahiba, daughter of Khan Shri Sher Khanji Babi of Ranpur, and had issue. He died 28th March 1888 at Manavadar.
    • Khan Saheb Shri Fatehuddin Khan Ghazanfar Khan Babi (qv)
    • Khan Shri Kamaluddin Khan Ghazanfar Khan Babi, born 1888 at Manavadar, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot and later with the Imperial Cadet Corps, Dehradun.
  • Khan Saheb Shri FATEH UDDIN KHAN GHAZANFAR KHAN Babi, Khan Saheb of Manavadar 1888/1918, born 1885, succeeded 28th March 1888 (#1), married and had issue. He died 19th October 1918.
    • Khan Saheb Shri Babi Ghulam Moinuddin Khan Fatehuddin Khan Babi (qv)
    • Saheb Shri Abdul Hamid Khan Fatehuddin Khan Babi, married and had issue.
      • Saheb Shri Muhammad Zaman Khan Abdul Hamid Khan Babi
  • Nawab Shri GULAM MOINUDDIN KHAN FATEH
                    UDDIN KHAN BabiNawab Shri GHULAM MOINUDDIN KHAN FATEHUDDIN KHAN Babi, 8th Khan Saheb of Manavadar 1918/2003, born 22nd December 1911 (#2), educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot; succeeded 19th October 1918, installed 1931, created Nawab by the British Government; married twice and had issue, eleven children, and nineteen grandchildren. He died 13th February 2003.
    • Nawabzada Aslam Khan Babi, died 1980.
    • Nawabzada Mohammad Idrees Khan Babi
    • Nawabzada Mohammad Anees Khan Muhammad Khan Babi, married Sahabat Anees Khan, and has issue.
      • Sahibzadi Batool Khanum
      • Sahibzada Kamaluddin Khan Muhammad Khan Babi, born 30th October 1981 in Karachi, Graduate in Commerce and Banking, Masters in Business Administration (Finance majors) from Iqra University.
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1. "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893, p.51
2. "Indian Annual Register" , N. N. Nitra, Calcutta 1945