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Limda (Hanubha na)
Limbda
લીમડા (હનુભાના)
Princely State of British India
1780–1948
Coat of arms

Map of the four prants of Kathiawar, 1855
Area 
• 1,901
20 km2 (7.7 sq mi)
Population 
• 1,901
2194
History
History 
• Established
1780
1948
Succeeded by
[[Saurashtra State]]
Today part ofBhavnagar, Gujarat, India

Limda or Hanubha na Limda, literally Hanubha's Limda, is a former Rajput princely state in Gohilwar prant of Saurashtra peninsula in Gujarat, western India. It was Ruled by Gohil Rajputs Clan and its rulers styled themselves as Darbaar Sahib of Limda. 1901 it comprised the town and four more villages, with a combined population of 2,194, yielding 28,000 Rupees state revenue (1903-4, mostly from land).[1]

Shaktisinh Gohil, Scion of erstwhile royal family of Limda, is an Indian politician, currently serving as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. He is national spokesperson of All India Congress Committee,[2] presidium of Indian National Congress and AICC in-charge for the state of Bihar and Delhi. Gohil is considered most prominent face of party in state of Gujarat. Gohil is a former Minister of health, education and finance.

History

The princely state, in Gohilwar prant established by Hanubha Gohil, third son of Lakhaji III, 16th Thakor saheb of Lathi. Hanubha and his brothers Fatehsinh and Ajabha were given estate of Ingorala after death of Lakhajiraj.They were able to wrest control of Limda and neighboring villages from their Kathi rulers, thus expanding his rule over total five villages. Their descendants ruled here until the merger of the state with the union of India.

Last ruler of Limda Darbaar Sahib Ranjitsinhji Gohil played an active role in the liberation of Junagadh from Nawab during Arz-I-Hukumat movement. He was a Member of the Legislative Assembly (India)(1967) from Gadhada assembly constituency.[3]

Rulers

The ruling family were members of the Gohil Dynasty of Rajputs.

The rulers used the title of Darbaar saheb of Limbda.

Notable personalities

See also

References

  1. ^ "Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 15, page 165 - Imperial Gazetteer of India - Digital South Asia Library". Dsal.uchicago.edu. 18 February 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ http://www.shaktisinhgohil.com/contact/