DHRANGADHRA

The Jhala Dynasty

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1487 - 1500 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Rajodharji [Raydharji] Waghoji Sahib, Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad, seventh and eldest surviving son of Rana Shri Waghoji Bhimsinhji Sahib, Rana of Kuwa, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1487. Abandoned the capital at Kuwa, and founded a new capital at Halvad, 10th February 1488. m. several wives, including (a) Rathorji Rani Sahib, a lady from Idar. (b) Sodhaji Raniji Shri Asadi Kunverba Sahib, sometime Patodhara or Regent for her son, granddaughter of Thakore Shri Lakhadhirji II Samatsinhji Sahib, Thakore Sahib of Muli. He d. at Halvad, 1500, having had issue, three sons and one daughter:
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1500 - 1523 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Ranoji Rajodharji Sahib, Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad. b. at Halvad, ca. 1491, youngest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Rajodharji [Raydharji] Waghoji Sahib, Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his wife, Sodhaji Raniji Shri Asadi Kunverba Sahib, sometime Patodhara, educ. privately. Installed on the gadi by his maternal greatgrandfather, while his two elder brothers accompanied their father's funeral procession, at the Amar Mahal, Jhallisvara Vat Palace, Halvad, 1500. m. (first) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (second) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (third) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (fourth) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (fifth) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (sixth) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (seventh) Waghelji Raniji Shri Kalyandi Kunverba Sahib, sometime Patodhara or Regent for her son, a lady from Sanand. m. (eighth) Rathorji Raniji Shri Jatan Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Rao Sri Luna Karana [Lankaranji], Rao of Bikaner. He was k. by Malik Bakhan of Dasada, in revenge for the death of his father, 1523, having had issue, three sons:
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1523 - 1564 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Mansinhji Ranoji Sahib [Man Ghelo], Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad, eldest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Ranoji Rajodharji Sahib, Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his seventh wife, Waghelji Raniji Shri Kalyandi Kunverba Sahib, sometime Patodhara, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1523. His first act was to avenge his father's death by attacking Desada and killing Shahjiv, son of Malik Bakhan. The Sultan then sent a punitive force againt him and he fled to Cutch. The state was then annexed and Mansinhji was forced to become an outlaw, ravaging the Sultan's officers and officials with a band of horsemen throughout Jhalawar for several years. He eventually tired of the unqual fight and submitted to the Sultan when he visited Div, received a pardon and was reinstated with honour. m. several wives, including, (first) Jadeji Raniji Shri Bajiba Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Thakore Shri Hardholji Lakhaji Sahib, Thakore Sahib of Dhrol. He d. at Halvad, 1564, having had issue, three sons:
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1564 - 1584 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Raisinhji Mansinhji Sahib, Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad, eldest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Rana Sriraj Mansinhji Ranoji Sahib, Rana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his first wife, Jadeji Raniji Shri Bajiba Kunverba Sahib, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1564. m. (first) Bada Rathorji Raniji Shri Jijiba Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Rao Sri Kalyan Mal, Rao of Bikaner. m. (second) Ladi Rathorji Raniji Sahib, daughter of Maharao Shri Shri Shri Narain Das, Maharao of Idar (d. by sati, at Halvad, 1584). m. (third) Jadeji Raniji Shri Lalajirajba Sahib, sometime Patodhara or Regent for her son, daughter of Thakore Shri Hardholji Lakhaji Sahib, Thakore Sahib of Dhrol. m. (fourth) Rathorji Raniji Shri Dev Kunverba Sahib, of Mansa. He was k. in battle with the Rao Khengarji I of Cutch, at Halvad, 1584, having had issue, two sons and one daughter:
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1584 - 1628 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Chandrasinghji [Chandra Sen] Raisinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, younger and only surviving son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Raisinhji Mansinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his wife, Raniji Shri Lalajirajba Sahib, sometime Patodhara, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1584. Expelled by a Brahmin who had assumed the identity of his late father, Raisinhji. Restored with the help of the Jam Sahib of Nawanagar. Assumed the hereditary title of Maharana, ca. 1590. Submitted to Emperor Jahangir in person, at Ahmadabad, 1618. A great administrator and governor, he took an interest in all the affairs of his farmer subjects, particularly in agriculture. He constructed both the Chandrasar tank and the bund across the Maha Nadi near Than. m. (first) Chudasama Raniji Shri Saiba Kunverba Sahib, sister of Rao Shri Sarvaiya, the Chudasama Rao of Bhadli. m. (second) Gohilji Raniji Shri Ramba Sahib, daughter of Kumar Shri Vajerajji Govindji, of Sihor (Bhavnagar). m. (third) Waghelji Raniji Shri Kushal Kunverba Sahib, daughter of Shri Joraji Waghela, of Pithapur. m. (fourth) before 21st January 1586, Rathorji Raniji Shri Satyabhama Bai Sahib, daughter of Raja Shri Udai Singhji Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Jodhpur, by his ninth wife, Shri Bhatianiji Rani Santokh Deviji Sahiba, née Kunveri Sajnam Baiji Lal Sahiba, daughter of Rajkumar Shri Suraj Mal, of Jaisalmer. m. (fifth) Raniji Shri Samba Kunverba Sahib, another lady from Pithapur. m. (sixth) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (seventh) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (eighth) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (ninth) Raniji Shri … Sahib. m. (tenth) Raniji Shri Pran Kunverba Sahib, a lady from Kuna. m. (eleventh) Raniji Shri Son Kunverba Sahib, a lady from Khilos. He d. at Halvad, 1628, had issue, nine sons:
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1626 - 1634 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Umarsinhji [Askaranji] Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, eldest son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Chandrasinghji Raisinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his second wife, Rathorji Raniji Shri Satyabhama Bai Sahib, educ. privately. Seized the throne of Halvad after the death of his father, 1626. He was k. by his younger brother, at Halvad, 1634.
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1634 - 1645 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Amarsinhji Chandrasinghji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Chandrasinghji Raisinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his second wife, Rathorji Raniji Shri Satyabhama Bai Sahib, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother, 1634. m. several wives, including (seventh) Gohelji Raniji Shri Roop Kunverba Sahiba, daugher of Maharaj Raol Shri Akherajji II Harbhamji Sahib, Maharaj Raol of Sihor (Bhavnagar). He d. at the Amar Mahal, Jhallasvara Vat, Halvad, 1645, having had issue, an only son:
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1645 - 1661 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Meghrajji Amarsinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, only son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Amarsinhji Chandrasinghji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his seventh wife, Gohelji Raniji Shri Roop Kunverba Sahiba, educ. privately.  Succeeded on the death of his father, 1645. m. (first) …m. (second) …(third) Raniji Sundarba Sahiba, from Dharapha. m. (fourth) Jadeji Raniji Shri Lilajiba Sahiba, from Rajkot. m. (fifth) …m. (sixth) …m. (seventh) Bada Jethwaji Raniji Shri As Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of Khimaji Jethwa, from Porbandar. m. (eighth) …m. (ninth) …m. (tenth) Ladi Jethwaji Raniji Shri Manba Sahiba, daughter of Bhimsinhji Jethwa, from Porbandar. He d. 1661, having had issue, an only son:
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1661 - 1672 Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Gajsinhji Meghrajji Bahadur, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, only son of Shri Shaktimant Jhaladipati Mahamandleshwar Maharana Sriraj Meghrajji Amarsinhji Sahib, Maharana Raj Sahib of Halvad, by his hird wife, Raniji Sundarba Sahiba,, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1645. m. (first) …m. (second) Jadeji Raniji Shri Satuba Kunverba Sahiba, a lady from Adesar. m. (third) Jadeji Raniji Shri Daguba Kunverba Sahiba, a lady from Dhrol. m. (fourth) Sisodiji Raniji Shri Badan Kunverba Sahiba, daughter of Maharana Shri Raj Singh I, Maharana of Mewar. m. (fifth) … m. (sixth) …m. (seventh) Raniji Shri Anabiba Sahiba, a lady from Mogar. He d. 1672, having had issue, three sons and a daughter:
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