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1875 - 1942 Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Khengarji III Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch, GCSI (3.6.1917), GCIE (30.6.1887). b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj 23rd August 1866, eldest son of H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Pragmulji II Sahib Bahadur, Rao of Cutch, GCSI, by his second wife, H.H. Jhali Rani Bai Shri Naniba Kunwarba Sahib, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. Succeeded on the death of his father, 19th December 1875 and ascended the gadi 3rd January 1876. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age, 11th August 1884 and was invested with full ruling powers, at Darbargadh, Bhuj 14th November 1884. Raised to the hereditary titles of Sawai Bahadur on 2nd March 1885 and Maharao on 1st January 1918. Granted a local salute of 19-guns, 1st January 1921. Attended the Delhi Durbars of 1877, 1903 and 1911. Represented India at the League of Nations in Geneva 1921, and the Imperial Conference in London 1921. Hon Col Cutch State Infantry 1929-1942. Vice-Presdt British Empire League (1921). Freeman of the Cities of London and Bath, 1921. Rcvd: KIH gold medal (1877), Golden Jubilee medal (1887 with Golden Jubilee clasp 1897), Delhi Durbar gold medals (1903 & 1911), Coron medals (1911 & 1937), Silver Jubilee medal (1935), and the Halvad-Dhrangadhra State Rajyabhisek Medal 1st class (posthumous 25.3.1948). m. (first) at Bhuj, 19th February 1884, H.H. Saylawala Maharani Bai Shri Motiba Sahiba (d. at Bhuj, 15th January 1914), née Ba Shri Chandraba Sahiba, younger daughter of Meherban Dostan Thakore Shri Vakhatsinhji Keshrisinhji Sahib, Thakore Sahib of Sayla, CSI. m. (second) in a joint ceremony with his first wife, at Bhuj, 19th February 1884, H.H. Charadwala Maharani Bai Shri Gangaba Sahiba (d. at Bhuj, 5th April 1945), daughter of Raj Rana Shri Jalamsinhji [Ladhubha] Amarsinhji Sahib, of Charadwa, in Dhrangadhra state. He d. at Bhuj, 15th January 1942, having had issue, three sons and four daughters:
  • 1) Maharajkumar Shri Vijayarajsinhji Khengarji [Madhuba], Yuvraj Sahib of Cutch, who succeeded as H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Vijayarajji Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch (s/o Gangabai) - see below
  • 2) Maharaj Shri Godjsinhji Khengarji [Manubha Sahib]. b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj, 12th September 1888 (s/o Motiba), educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar silver (1911), Silver Jubilee (1935) and Coron (1937) medals. m. at Bhuj, 5th November 1913, Rani Bai Shri Rup Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Maharaj Shri Jai Singh Sahib, of Bamolia, in Kotah state. He had issue, four sons and one daughter:
    • a) Maharaj Shri Jorawarsinhji Godjinji Sahib. b. at Bhuj, 15th December 1914, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. m. Rani Bai Shri Pushpawali Kunverba Sahib, fourth daughter of the Captain Rajkumar Shri Pratap Singhji Sahib, of Banera, in Udaipur Mewar, by his first wife, Shrimant Shri Bapu Lal Sahib Ratna Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of Shrimant Shri Maharaj Raghunathsinhji Vakhatsinhji Sahib, of Lunawada. He had issue, three sons:
      • i) Maharaj Shri Ghanshyamsinhji Jorawarsinhji Jadeja, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. m. Rani Bai Shri Shobha Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Thakur Shri Prithviraj Singh, Thakur of Bidwal, under Dhar, by his wife, Thakurani Shrimant Daulat Kunwarji, daughter of Thakur Shri Ganga Singh, Thakur of Danta, under Jaipur. He has issue, a son:
        • (1) Rajumar Shri Adityasinhji Ghanshyamsinhji Jadeja, educ. Daly Coll, Indore, and Simbiosis Coll, Puna (B.Com.).
      • ii) Maharaj Shri Raghurajsinhji Jorawarsinhji Jadeja, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot.
      • iii) Maharaj Shri Devendrasinhji Jorawarsinhj Jadeja, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot.
    • b) Maharaj Shri Narpatsinhji Godjsinhji Sahib, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot.
    • c) Maharaj Shri Narsinhji Godjsinhji Sahib,educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. m. Rani Shri Shyamlata Kumari, of Rajpipla, daughter of Captain Kumar Shri Vikramyadityasinhji Ramsinhji Sahib, of Rajpipla, by his wife, Kunveri Ba Shri Manhar Kunverba, daughter of a Kumar of Chote Udepur. No issue.
    • d) Maharaj Shri Dilipsinhji Godjsinhji Sahib. b. at Bhuj, 16th August 1927, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot, and St Stephen's Coll, Delhi Univ (BA). Joined Indian Customs Service (Class I) 1950, Deputy Dir Vigilence, Deputy Sec Revenue Dept of Ministry of Finance at New Delhi, Cmsnr of Customs at Bombay Bombay, Cmsnr of Central Excise at Bombay, Kanpur and Baroda, Addisional Sec Revenue Dept of Ministry of Finance, Gold Control Administrator of India, and Senior Mbr of the Appellate Tribunal for Customs, Excise & Gold (Control) at Bombay, retd 1987. Author of "Kutch: In Festival and Custom" (2004). m. Rani Shri Narendra Kumari Sahib (b. 16th September 1934; d. 23rd October 2000), younger daughter of Maharaj Shri Virbhadra Singhji Sahib, of Punjpur, CBE, sometime Presdt. of the Legislative Council and Chief Minister of Dungapur, by his wife, Rani Tej Kunwar Ba Sahib, daughter of Major-General Apji Sir Onkar Singhji, of Palaita, CIE, sometime Chief Minister of Kotah state. He had issue, one son and two daughters:
      • i) Rajkumar Shri Devrajsinh Dilipsinhji. b. 11th August 1960. m. at Bhuj, 5th May 1992, Kumarani Shri Jayalakshmi Devi Sahiba, daughter of H.H. Maharana Thakore Shri Kedarendra Dev Surendrasinhji Jhala Sahib, Maharana Thakore Sahib of Wadhwan, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Shri Jaishreekumari Sahiba, daughter of H.H. Raja Shreeman Digvijaya Singhji Bahadur, Raja of Sailana. He had had issue, two daughters:
        • (1) Bhanwar Baisa Malavika Kumari. b. 7th September 1993.
        • (2) Bhanwar Baisa Ambika Kumari. b. 28th March 2001.
      • i) Rajkumari Bai Shri Veena Kumari [Kunwarani Veena Kumari, of Churahat]. b. 25th July 1954. m. 22nd January 1976, Kunwar Shri Abhimanyu Singh, of Churahat (b. 15th January 1950), son of The Hon Rajkumar Arjun Singh, of Churahat, sometime Governor of the Punjab and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, by his wife, Kunwarani Saroj Kumari Sahiba. She had issue, one son and one daughter.
      • ii) Rajkumari Bai Shri Mandakini Kumari. b. 12th June 1959.
    • a) Rajkumari Bai Shri Dilhar Kunverba Sahib [H.H. Maharani Dilhar Kunverba Sahiba, of Barwani]. b. at Bhuj, 30th January 1925, educ. (BA). m. at Bhuj, 19th May 1943, H.H. Maharana Shri Devisinhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharana of Barwani (b. at the Sagar Vilas Rajmahal Palace, Barwani, 19th July 1922; d. at Indore, 15th September 2007), eldest son of H.H. Rana Shri Ranjitsnhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Barwani, KCIE, by his wife, Rani Shri Tej Kunwarba Sahib, eldest daughter of Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharajaji Shri Sir Daulatsinhji Partabsinghji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Idar, KCSI. She d. at Indore, 18th August 2007 - see India (Barwani).
  • 1) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Kesaba Sahib [H.H. Jadeji Maharani Shri Kesaba Sahiba, Maharani of Kotah]. b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj, 1st January 1885 (d/o Motiba). m. at Bhuj, 17th April 1897, Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Mahimahendra Maharao Raja Shri Sir Umed Singhji II Sahib Bahadur, Maharao Raja of Kotah, GCSI, GCIE, GBE (b. at Kotra, 15th September 1873; d. at Umed Bhawan, Kotah, 27th December 1940), second son of Maharao Chagan Singh, of Kotra, by his wife, Chandawatji Maharani Chaman Kunwar, daughter of Thakur Sahib Singh Chandrawat, and adopted son of H.H. Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Mahimahendra Maharao Raja Shri Shatru Sal II Sahib Bahadur, Maharao Raja of Kotah. She d.s.p. at Umed Bhawan, Kotah, 17th July 1933 - see India (Kotah).
  • 2) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Pran Kunverba Sahiba [H.H. Maharani Bai Shri Pran Kunverba Sahiba, of Ratlam]. b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj (d/o Motiba). m. at Bhuj, 29th June 1902, as his first wife, Major-General H.H. Maharaja Shri Sir Sujjan Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Ratlam, GCIE, KCSI, KCVO (b. at Ratlam, 13th January 1880; d. 3rd February 1947), son of H.H. Maharaja Shri Sir Ranjit Singhji Bahadur, Maharaja of Ratlam, KCIE, by his first wife, H.H. Jhaliji Maharani Ba Shri Raj Kunverba Sahib, eldest daughter of H.H. Shri Shaktimant Jhaladap Mahamandleshwar Maharana Shri Maharaja Raj Sir Mansinhji II Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja Raj Sahib of Dhrangadhra, KCSI. She d.s.p. - see India (Ratlam).
  • 3) Maharajkumari Bai Shri …Sahib. b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj, 12th October 1891 and d. there, 1892.
  • 4) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Takhatba Sahib [H.H. Jadeji Maharani Shri Krishna Kunverba Sahib, of Sirohi]. b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj (d/o Gangabai), educ. privately. Presdt Sirohi Council of Regency 1947-1950. m. at Bhuj, 20th November 1907, H.H. Raj Rajeshwar Maharajadhiraj Maharao Shri Sir Sarup Ram Singhji Bahadur, Maharao of Sirohi, GCIE, KCSI (b. at the Fort, Sirohi, 27th September 1888; d. at Delhi, 23rd January 1946), eldest surviving son of H.H. Raj Rajeshwar Maharajadhira j Maharao Shri Sir Kaishru Singhji Bahadur, Maharao of Sirohi, GCIE, KCSI, by his wife, H.H. Puarji Maharani Shri Mai Sahiba, daughter of H.H. Rajadhiraja Maharana 108 Shri Jhalam Singhji Sahib, Maharana of Danta. She d. 1979, having had issue, three daughters - see India (Sirohi).
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1942 - 1948 Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Vijayarajji Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch, GBE (c.17.4.1945). b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj, 2nd September 1885, as Vijayarajsinhji, eldest son of Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Sir Khengarji III Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch, GCSI, GCIE, by his second wife, H.H. Charadwala Maharani Bai Shri Gangabai Sahib, educ. privately and at Mayo Coll, Ajmer. Succeeded on the death of his father, 15th January 1942 and ascended the gadi 18th January 1942. Mbr National Defence Council of India 1942-1945. Signed the instrument of accession to the Dominion of India, 1947. Merged his state into the Kathiawar Union, 1st June 1948. Hon Lieut-Col IA 15/10/1946. Hon Col Cutch State Infantry 1942-1948. Assisted his father in the administration of the state, before his accession and continued his policies of reform and devlopment after his death. Instituted an independent High Court, elected village councils, and greatly expanded irrigation works and schemes for agricultural development. A keen sportsman who enjoyed playing cricket, football, tennis, sculling and shikar. Also an amateur botanist and ornithologist. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar (1911), Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron. (1937) and Indian Independence (1947) medals. m. at Sirohi, 6th March 1907, H.H. Sirohiwala Maharani Bai Shri Padma Kunwarba Sahib (b. at Sirohi, 4th February 1896; d. 26th November 1980), rcvd: Silver Jubilee (1935) and Coron. (1937) medals, daughter of H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharao Shri Keshri Singhji Bahadur, Maharao of Sirohi, GCIE, KCSI, by his third wife, H.H. Sisodiji Maharani Nand Kunverba Sahiba, fourth daughter of H.H. Namdar Shrimant Maha Mandaleshwar Maharajadhiraj Maharana Shri Narandevji II Dharma Dev Rana Raja, Raja of Dharampur. He d. 26th February 1948, having had issue, seventeen children, including five sons and three daughters:
  • 1) Maharajkumar Shri Madansinhji Vijayarajji Sahib, Yuvraj Sahib of Cutch, who succeeded as H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Meghrajji Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch - see below.
  • 2) Maharajkumar Shri Natwarsinhji Vijayarajji Sahib.b. at Bhuj, 1st December 1910, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot. He d. before 1933.
  • 3) Maharajkumar Shri …sinhji Vijayarajji Sahib.b. at Bhuj, 22nd November and d. there, 7th December 1914.
  • 4) Maharaj Shri Fatehsinhji Vijayarajji Sahib. b. at Bhuj, 1920, educ. Rajkumar Coll., Rajkot. m. at Porbandar 25th February 1940, Rani Shri Lila Devi Sahib [Leela Rajendra], adopted daughter of her aunt, H.H. Maharaj Rani Bai Shri Rupaliba Sahib, Maharani of Porbandar, MBE, and daughter of Maharaj Shri Pratapsinhji Daulatsinhji Sahib, of Limbdi, by his wife, Maharaj Kumari Shrimati Jaswant Kunverba Sahib. He d. 1979, having had issue, a daughter:
    • a) Rajkumari Bai Shri Vijayraj Kumari Sahib [Rani Shri Vijayraj Sahib, of Udaipur Mewar] [Bhootie]. b. 21st December 1942. m. 15th May 1972, Maharaj Shri Arvind Singhji Mewar (b. 13th December 1944), younger son of Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraja Maharana Shri Bhagwant Singhji Bahadur, Maharana of Udaipur, by his first wife, H.H. Maharani Ba Shri Sushila Kanwarji Sahib, eldest daughter of Lieutenant-General H.H. Sri Raj Rajeshwar Maharajadhiraj Narendra Sawai Maharaja Shiromani Sir Sadul Singhji Bahadur, Maharaja of Bikaner, GCSI, GCIE, CVO, KStJ. She has issue, one son and two daughters - see India (Udaipur).Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 5) Maharaj Shri Himmatsinhji Vijayarajji Sahib. b. at Bhuj, 9th October 1928, educ. Rajkumar Coll., Rajkot. Presdt. Sri Cutch Rajput Sabha. MP (Lok Sabha) for Cutch, 1962-1967. A well-known ornithologist. m. 9th February 1951, Rani Shri Padmini Kumari Ba Sahib (d. 4th December 2006), daughter of Captain H.H. Maharana Raj Shri Pratapsinhji Amarsinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Wankaner, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Shri Rama Kunveri Sahiba, eldest daughter of H.H. Rai-i-Rayan, Mahimahendra, Maharajadh iraj Maharawal Shri Sir Bijaya Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharawal of Dungarpur, KCIE. He d. 22nd February 2008, having had issue, an only daughter:
    • a) Rajkumari Bai Shri Bharti Kumari Sahib [Rani Bharti Kumari Sahib, of Jhalawar]. m. Maharaj Shri Mahijit Singh (b. at Jhalawar, 1st May 1947), younger son of H.H. Dharam Divakar Prajavatsal Maharajadhiraj Maharaj Rana Shri Harish Chandra Deo Bahadur, Maharaja Rana of Jhalawar, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Shrimati Ila Devi Sahiba, younger daughter of Raja Rana Sir Bhagat Chand Sahib, Raja of Jubbal, KCSI. She has issue, two sons and one daughter - see India (Jhalawar).
  • 1) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Raj Kunverba Sahib [Rani Shri Hans Kumari Sahib, Rani of Sant]. m. at Bhuj, 15th May 1928, H.H. Maharana Shri Pravinsinhji Jorawarsinhji Sahib, Raja of Sant (b. 1st December 1909), eldest son of H.H. Maharana Shri Sir Jorawarsinhji Pratapsinhji Sahib, Maharaja of Sant, KCIE, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Ba Shri Fal Kunverba Sahib, the second daughter of H.H. Svasti Shri Rajadhiraja Sir Nahar Singhji Sahib of Shahpura, KCIE - see India (Sant).
  • 2) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Dev Kunverba Sahib. m. at Bhuj, June 1929, H.H. Shri Huzur Raja Sir Vikramsinhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Narsingarh, KCIE (b. 21st September 1909; d.s.p. 17th July 1957), only son of H.H. Shri Huzur Raja Sir Arjun Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Narsingarh, KCIE, by his first wife, H.H. Jodhpuriji Shri Huzur Rani Bapu Shiv Kanwarji Sahiba, Rani of Narsingarh, DBE, KIH, second daughter of H.H. Raja Sahib Bharat Dharma Nidhi Shreemant Sir Jaswant Singhji Bahadur, Raja of Sailana, KCIE, KIH - see India (Narsingarh).
  • 3) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Pravin Ba Kunverba Sahib [H.H. Bundhveshwari Maharani Shri Pravin Kumari Sahiba]. b. at Bhuj, after 1923. m. at Dariya Mahal, Bombay, 23rd August 1943, Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Samrajya Maharajadhiraja Bandhvesh Shri Maharaja Martand Singhji Ju Deo Bahadur, Maharaja of Rewa (b. at Govindgarh, 15th March 1923; d. at Rewa, 20th November 1995), son of Major-General H.H. Samrajya Maharajadhiraja Bandhvesh Shri Maharaja Sir Gulab Singhji Ju Deo Bahadur, Maharaja of Rewa, GCIE, KCSI, by his first wife, H.H. Bandhveshwari Sri Samrajya Maharani Sri Suraj Kanwar Baiji Lall Sahiba, daughter of H.H. Maharaja Shri Sir Sardar Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Jodhpur, GCSI. Had issue, an only son - see India (Rewa).r Buyers
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1948 - [1991] Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Meghrajji Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch. b. at Prag Mahal, Bhuj, 12th October 1909, as Madansinhji, eldest son of Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Vijayarajji Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch, GBE, by his wife, H.H. Sirohiwala Chauvan Maharani Bai Shri Padma Kunwarba Sahib, educ. Rajkumar Coll., Rajkot. Attended the Coronation of King-Emperor George VI and Queen-Empress Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey in London, 1937. Became Heir Apprent with the title of Yuvraj Sahib on the succession of his father, 15th January 1942. Presdt Cutch State Cncl. 1943-1948. Succeeded on the death of his father 26th February 1948 but transferred the administration of the state to the Dominion of India, 1st June 1948. Joined Indian Foreign Service 1953, Hon Minister-Counsellor at London 1953-1956, Ambassador to Norway 1957-1960, and Chile 1960-1961. The GOI amended the Indian Constitution to remove his position as a "ruler" and his right to receive privy-purse payments, 28th December 1971. Hon Col Cutch State Infantry 1948-1949. Chair Maharao of Kutch Aina Mahal Trust 1977-1991, and the Maharao Shri Madansinhji Saheb Charitable Trust, Patron Madansinhji Museum, etc. Rcvd: Coron medal (1937). m. at Kishangarh, 12th February 1933, H.H. Maharani Bai Shri Rajendra Kunverba Sahib (b. at Kishangarh, 1920; d. at Bombay, 2000), a well-known philatalist and amateur photographer, youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Umdai Rajahai Buland Makan Maharajadhiraj Maharaja Sir Madan Singhji Bahadur, Maharaja of Kishangarh, KCSI, KCIE, by his second wife, H.H. Maharani Yeshwant Kunverba Sahib, youngest daughter of Thakore Shri Raisinhji Jijibhai Sahib Jadeja, Thakore Sahib of Khirasra. He d. in Surrey, UK, 21st June 1991, having had issue, three sons and two daughters:
  • 1) Maharajkumar Shri Prithvirajsinhji [Prithvirajji] Meghrajji, Yuvraj Sahib of Cutch, who succeeded as H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Pragmulji III Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch - see below.
  • 2) Maharaj Shri Bhupatsinhji Meghrajji Sahib. b. at the Sharad Baug Palace, Bhuj, 29th May 1937. m. 20th February 1960, Rani Krishnaa Rajya Lakshmi (b. at Katmandu, 3rd June 1937), second daughter of General Supradipta-Manyabara-Nepal-TaraJyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Suprasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu The Rt Hon. Arjun Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, KCVO, sometime ADC to Kings Tribhuvan and Mahendra of Nepal, by his wife, Sri Rani Bindu Devi Rajya Lakshmi, daughter of Kunwar Mandhata Pal, of Askote, UP, India. He d.s.p. from cancer, 18th January 2001.
  • 3) Maharaj Shri Hanvantsinhji Madansinhji Sahib. b. at Bhuj, 1944. m. Rani Bai Shri Rohini Devi Kunwarba Sahiba (b. at Nilambag Palace, Bhavnagar, before 1958), youngest daughter of Commodore H.H. Maharaja Raol Shri Sir Krishna Kumarsinhji Bhavsinhji Sahib, Maharaja of Bhavnagar, KCSI, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Shri Vijayaba Kunverba Sahiba, fourth daughter of H.H. Maharaja Thakore Shri Bhojarajsinhji Bhagwant Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Maharaja of Gondal. He had issue, two sons:
    • a) Kumar Shri Satyajitsinh Hanvantsinhji Jadeja.
    • b) Kumar Shri Pratapsinh Hanvantsinhji Jadeja. b. at Bombay, 3rd March 1972, educ. Utpal Sanghvi Sch, and Jamnabai Narsee Sch, Bombay. m. at Bombay, 12th March 1993, Kumarani Shalini Kumari, educ. St Angela Sophia Convent Sch, from Ramgarh Pachwara. He has issue, two sons and one daughter:
    • i) Bhanwar Shri Anirudhsinh Pratapsinh Jadeja, educ. Rajkumar Coll, Rajkot.
    • ii) Bhanwar Shri Meghdeepsinh Pratapsinh Jadeja.
    • i) Bhanwar Baisa Trishulini Kumari, educ. Mayo Coll Girls’ Sch, Ajmer.
  • 1) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Narendra Kumari Sahib. b. at the Sharad Baug Palace, Bhuj, 1941. m. 16th May 1976, Rajkumar Shri Birendra Singhji (b. 2nd January 1934), second son of Rao Shri Udaya Singh Sahib, Thakur of Patan, in Jaipur, by his wife, Rani Thagendra Rajya Lakshmi, daughter of Field Marshal H.H. Ojaswi-Rajanya Ati-Projjwala-Nepal-Taradisha Ati-Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Ati-Prasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Pridhuladhisha Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Mohan Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski, GCB, GCIE, GBE.
  • 2) Maharajkumari Bai Shri Brijraj Kumari Sahib. m. Kanwar Shri Raj Singh, youngest son of Rajkumar Shri Raghunath Singhji, of Sitamau, sometime High Cmsnr. to Uganda & Ambassador to Rwanda, by his wife, Rajkumari Indumati Sahiba. She had issue, one son and two daughters - see India (Sitamau).
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[1991] H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Pragmulji III Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch. b. at Bhuj, 3rd May 1936, as Kumar
Shri Prithirajsinhji [Prithvirajji] Madansinhji Sahib,  eldest son of Colonel H.H. Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Shri Meghrajji Sawai Bahadur, Maharao of Cutch, by his wife, H.H. Kishangarhiwala Maharani Akhand Soubhagyavati Baiji Shri Rajendra Kumariba Sahiba, educ. The Doon Sch, Dehra Dun, Mayo Coll, Ajmer, and Delhi Univ. Became Heir Apprent with the title of Yuvraj Sahib on the succession of his father, 26th February 1948. Succeeded on the death of his father as Head of the Royal House of Cutch, 21st June 1991. Installed at a private ceremony at Bhuj, 17th October 1991. Dir. The Gandhidhilam Spinning & Manufacturing Co. Ltd. m. 16th February 1957, H.H. Maharani Bai Srila Preeti Devi Sahib (b. at Tripura House, Calcutta, 23rd April 1938), younger daughter of Colonel H.H. Bisam-Samar-Bijojee Mahamopadhyaya Pancha-Srijukta Maharaja Sri Sri Sri Sir Bir Bikram Kishore Deb Barman Manikya Bahadur, Maharaja of Tripura, GBE, KCSI, by his second wife, H.H. Maharani Kanchan Prabha Devi Sahib, eldest daughter of Colonel H.H. Mahendra Maharaja Sri Sir Yadvendra Singh Ju Deo Bahadur, Maharaja of Panna, KCSI, KCIE. No issue.
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