PALITANA (Princely State)(9 gun salute)

LOCATION: Saurashtra AREA: 777.0 km² PRIVY PURSE: Rs 1,80,000 POPULATION: 58,000 (1921) RELIGION: Hindu
REVENUE: Rs 7,44,416 DYNASTY/LINEAGE: Gohil VILLAGES: 91SEAT: Palitana ACCESSION: 15th February 1948

PRESENT RULER: the Thakore Sahib of Palitana (The Palace, Palitana - 464270, Gujarat, India)

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
Predecessor state of Sejakpur was founded in 1194. Palitana is a Second Class State and folows the rule of primogeniture. Rulers were... OTHER MEMBERS:
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