MOHANPUR (Princely State)


AREA: 217.56 kmē PRIVY PURSE: 15,310Rs ACCESSION: 10th June 1948
STATE: Bombay DYNASTY: Parmar - Rehvar clan
RELIGION: Hindu
VILLAGES: 52 POPULATION: 15,727 (1941) REVENUE: 64,192Rs (1930)



PRESENT RULER:
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Ancestors were the former Raos of Chandrawati near Mount Abu. Predecessor state founded by Thakore Jaspal who migrated from Chandrawati to Hadol in the Mahi Kantha in or around 1227 and in the 17th century, Thakore Prithvirajji moved to Ghodwada, having received a grant of that and neighboring lands. The state is a Third Class state in the former Mahi Kantha and follows the rule of primogeniture. The state exercises the following jurisdictionial powers:- Civil - suits up to Rs10,000 and Criminal - three years rigorous imprisonment and Rs5,000 fine. Rulers were.....
  • Thakore Shri HINDUSINHJI PRATAPSINHJI of Sardoi, 1st Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1795/1801
  • Thakore Shri SALAMSINJI, 2nd Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1801/18xx
  • Thakore Shri RAISINHJI, 3rd Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 18xx/1850
  • Thakore Shri DAULATSINHJI, 4th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1850/1875
  • Thakore Shri UMEDSINHJI DAULATSINHJI, 5th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1875/1882, born 1854, died 1882.
STATE MANAGER 1882/1894
  • Thakore Shri HIMMATSINHJI UMEDSINHJI, 6th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1882/1916, born 1873/1876, succeeded 6th October 1882 ( #1 ). He died sp in 1916.
  • Thakore Shri TAKHATSINHJI, 7th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1916/1927, born 27th December 1861, married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Shri Sartansinhji Takhatsinhji (qv)
    • HH Maharani Parmariji Sahiba, married (as his ninth wife), before 1916, Colonel HH Maharao Raja Shri Sir Raghubir Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Bundi.
STATE MANAGER 1927/1929
  • Thakore Saheb Shri SARTANSINHJI TAKHATSINHJI, 8th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1927/-, born 6th February 1886 (#2 p.356), he succeeded to the gadi on 18th November 1927 (#2 p.356), he was educated at the local vernacular schools; married and had issue.
    • Thakore Saheb Shri Vinaysinhji Sartansinhji (qv)
    • Kumari Shri (name unknown), married Rao Shri Himmatsinhji Jashwantsinhji Sahib of Pol State in Gujarat, and had issue.
  • Thakore Saheb Shri VINAYSINHJI SARTANSINHJI, 9th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 194x/1955, born 6th December 1908 (#2 p.361), educated at Mayo College, Ajmer; married and had issue. He died 9th December 1955.
    • Thakore Saheb Shri Harnathsinhji Vinaysinhji (qv)
    • Kumar Shri Natwarsinhji Vinaysinhji, married and had issue.
      • Kumar Shri Dharmendrasinhji Natwarsinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1969)
      • Kumar Shri Parakramsinhji Natwarsinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1969)
      • Kumar Shri Kirtisinhji Natwarsinhji, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot (1973)
  • Thakore Saheb Shri HARNATHSINHJI VINAYSINHJI, 10th Thakore Shri of Mohanpur 1955/1985, died 25th June 1985.
  • (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Kumari Tuleshwari Devi [HH Rani Tuleshwari Devi of Suket], married (as his third wife), HH Raja Sir Bhim Sen of Suket.
  • Kumar Shri (name unknown), married Kumari Meenakunvarba, daughter of Kumar Shri Jitendrasinhji Khushalsinhji of Mandva, and his wife, Kumari Premkunvarba, and has issue.
The help of John Duncan McMeekin is gratefully acknowledged, January 2011.
1. "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893 p. 322
2. "Memoranda on The Indian States 1939", corrected up to 2nd January 1939, Published by the Manager of Publications, Delhi. Government of India Press, New Delhi. 1939.
3. "List Of Ruling Princes And Chiefs In Political Relations With The Government Of Bombay And Their Leading Officials Nobles And Personages", Calcutta: Government of India Central Publication Branch, 1931