Bansda State
વાંસદા રિયાસત
Princely State of British India
1781–1948
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Coat of arms

Bansda, 1896
CapitalBansda
Area 
• 1901
557 km2 (215 sq mi)
Population 
• 1901
39,256
History
History 
• Established
1781
1948
Succeeded by
India
 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bansda". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

Bansda State was one of the princely states of India during the period of the British Raj. It was under the Surat Agency of the Bombay Presidency.

History

Bansda State (green) within Surat Agency
Bansda State (green) within Surat Agency

The state was founded by Virsinhji in 1781 and had its capital in Bansda.The state was founded by Virsinhji in 1781 and had its capital in Bansda. Its rulers were Rajputs of the Solanki / Vansadia dynasty known as Vansadias.[1]. Bansda's last ruler signed the accession to the Indian Union on 10 June 1948.[1]

Rulers

The rulers of Bansda were titled "Maharaja Sahib" from ca 1829 onwards.[2]

See also

References

Coordinates: 20°47′N 73°28′E / 20.783°N 73.467°E / 20.783; 73.467