Dharampur State

Dharampur State was a princely state in India during the time of the British Raj. Its last ruler acceded to the Union of India 10 June 1948.[citation needed]

Dharampur State
Princely State of British India
1262–1948
Flag of Dharampur
Flag
Coat of arms of Dharampur
Coat of arms
Bansda and Dharampur, 1896.jpg
Bansda and Dharampur, 1896
CapitalDharampur
Area 
• 1892
1,823 km2 (704 sq mi)
Population 
• 1892
102,000
History 
• Established
1262
1948
Succeeded by
India
Rajput Provinces of India - Dharampur (Princely State)

GeographyEdit

 
Dharampur (blue) within Surat Agency

Dharampur State had an area of 1,823 km2 and fell under the Surat Agency of the Bombay Presidency.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

Dharampur State was founded in 1262. Its capital was moved to Mandvegan in 1766 and was renamed Dharampur. On 31 Dec 1802 Dharampur became a British protectorate. The state was ruled by Sisodhyia dynasty. The rulers had the title Rana Maharana Sahib and were accorded a status of 9-gun salute by the British authorities.[citation needed]

 
Standard Herald that had belonged to a descendant of the royal family of Dharampur State.

RulersEdit

Rana Maharana Sahibs[3]

  • Oct 1680 - 1727 Sahadevji (d. 1727)
  • 1727 - 1758 Ramdevji II (d. 1758)
  • 1758 - 1774 Dharamdevji (d. 1774)
  • 1774 - 1777 Narandevji I (Guman Singh) (d. 1777)
  • 1774 - 1777 Maharani Baiji Kushal (d. 1784) Kunverba (f) (1st time) -Regent
  • 1777 - 1784 Somdevji II (Abhay Singh) (d. 1784)
  • 1777 - 1784 Maharani Baiji Kushal (s.a.) Kunverba (f) (2nd time) -Regent
  • 1784 - 1807 Rupdevji (b. 1783 - d. 1807)
  • 1784 - 1800 Maharani Baiji Kushal Kunverba (d. af.1808) Sahib (f) -Regent
  • 1807 - 1857 Vijaidevji I (d. 1857)
  • 1857 - 20 Jan 1860 Ramdevji III Vijayadevji (d. 1860)
  • 20 Jan 1860 – 17 Sep 1891 Narayandevji Ramdevji (b. ... - d. 1891)
  • 1891 - 26 Mar 1921 Mohandevji Narayandevji (b. 1863 - d. 1921)
  • 26 Mar 1921 – 15 Aug 1947 Vijaidevji Mohandevji (b. 1884 - d. 1952)
  • 1952 - 1990 Sahadevji Vijaidevji
  • 1990 - present Rameshji

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dharampur". Archived from the original on 21 February 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  2. ^ "GJ tourism". Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Indian states before 1947 A-J". rulers.org. Retrieved 13 August 2019.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 20°32′13″N 73°10′05″E / 20.537°N 73.168°E / 20.537; 73.168