Ghorasar is a town in the Ahmedabad district of Gujarat, India.

History

Ghorasar was a Fourth Class princely state and taluka, comprisin fourteen more villages, covering sixteen square miles in Mahi Kantha Agency and ruled by Dabhi Koli chieftains.[1][2][3]

It had a combined population of 6,291 in 1901, yielding a state revenue of 23,415 Rupees (just over half from land), paying tributes of 3,501 Rupees to the Gaikwar Baroda State and 488 Rupees to Kaira.[4]

On 10 July 1943, Ghorasar ceased to exist, being among the princely states merging under the 'Attachment Scheme' into the Gaekwar Baroda State, following its fate into independent India's Bombay State and after its split from Gujarat.

Sources and external links

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Specific

  1. ^ "Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 17, page 13 -- Imperial Gazetteer of India -- Digital South Asia Library". dsal.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 7 October 2022.
  2. ^ Chakrabarti, Jadab Chandra (1895). The Native States of India. New Delhi, India: Shaw. p. 90.((cite book)): CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  3. ^ Khandekar, G. H. (1894). The Indian Companion: Being a Manual of Universal Statistics of All the Provinces in and the Countries Adjacent to India. Law Printing Press. pp. 425: Ghorasar.-Petty State in the Watrak Kantha pergana of the Mahi Kantha territory. Comprises 15 villages. Population 8300. Revenue, Rs. 28, 540. There are 2 schools, with 200 pupils. The pre sent chief is Suraj Mal, he holds the title of Thakur, and is a Hindu of the Koli caste. The succession follows the rule of primogeniture, there is no sanad authorizing adoption. Tribute-Rs. 488 to the British Government and Rs 3500 to the Gaakwar of Randa Transit dua.
  4. ^ Hunter, William Wilson (1881). The Imperial Gazetteer of India. Trübner & Company. p. 365.

Coordinates: 22°54′N 72°50′E / 22.900°N 72.833°E / 22.900; 72.833