Karansinhji II Vajirajji of Lakhtar

Thakur Sahib Karansinhji II Vajirajji CSI (10 January 1846 – 8 August 1924) was the 12th ruler of the non-salute princely state of Lakhtar.[1]

Thakur Shri Karansinhji Vajirajji CSI
Thakur of Lakhtar
Reign15 June 1846 – 8 August 1924
PredecessorVajirajji Prithvirajji
SuccessorBalvirsinhji Karansinhji
Born(1846-01-10)10 January 1846
Died8 August 1924(1924-08-08) (aged 78)


Karansinhji became ruler of Lakhtar on 15 June 1846, aged five months.[1] He attended the 1911 Delhi Durbar, and in the 1911 Delhi Durbar Honours was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Star of India (CSI).[2] He died on 8 August 1924 after a long reign of 78 years, 1 month and 24 days.[3] His reign was one of the longest reigns in Indian history and the fifth longest of any verifiable ruler.


  1. ^ a b Lethbridge, Roper (1900). The golden book of India; a genealogical and biographical dictionary of the ruling princes, chiefs, nobles, and other personages, titled or decorated, of the Indian empire, with an appendix for Ceylon. London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co. p. 314.
  2. ^ "No. 28559". The London Gazette. 8 December 1911. p. 9358.
  3. ^ The ruling princes, chiefs and leading personages in the Western India States Agency. Rajkot: Western India States Agency Press. 1928. p. 261.