Alwa Mehwa

For namesakes, see Alwa

Alwa is a village and former Mehwal (petty princely state) in Gujarat, western India.

HistoryEdit

The non-salute state, comprising Alwa town and four more villages, was part of the Sankheda Mehwas. It was ruled by Muslim Chieftains, under the colonial Rewa Kantha Agency. It covered 8 square miles with a population of 805 in 1901, yielding a state revenue of 5,577 Rupees (1903-4; mostly from land) and paying 52 Rupees tribute to the Gaikwar Baroda State.

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