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Bantva (Gidad) is a former princely state on Saurashtra, Gujarat, India.


The Fifth Class princely state in Sorath prant, comprising thirty-three villages, covered 132 square miles and was ruled by Muslim Chieftains of the Babi family, like neighboring Bantva-Manavadar.

In 1901 it has a combined population of 24,374, yielding a state revenue of 228,175 Rupees (1903-4, mostly from land), paying 14,820 Rupees tribute, to the British.

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