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8ir6ki and which possesses a force of 2,000 horse and 5,000 foot. On the
BOBunit of a hill is the strong fortress of Ahigafh (Monnt Abu) about
which are 12 flourishing villages. Pasturage is plentiful.

There is also a territory having Nafarhdr^ on the east, MandU on the
norih, NadSt on the south and Gh£mp&ner on the west. Its length is 60
iot, and its breadth 40. The chief is a Ghauhin and his residence is the
town of AU Mohan. Wild elephants are numerous. The force consists
of 600 horse and 15,000 foot.

Between Swrai and Na^rb&r is a mountainous bnt flourishing tract
called Bagldnahy the chief of which is a Bafhor, commanding 8,000 cavalry
and 10,000 infantry. Fine peaches, apples, grapes, pineapples, pome*
granates, and oranges grow here. It possesses seven remarkable forts,
among which are MuISt^ and Sal6r.

Between the Sarkdrs of NddSt (Nanddd), and Nazarbir is a hilly
district 60 hoe in length by 40 in breadth, which the Oohel tribe of Bijptits
inhabit. At the present day a Br&hman named Tmodri has the manage*
ment of affairs, the titular Bajah being of no account. He resides at
Bdjp^lah^ or Khulu, and has a force of 3,000 hor9e and 7,000 foot. The



ia not known with certainty ; they paid
tribute to the Mnghal Empire and did
military Bervioe, and on the fall of the
Empire became tribntaiy to the Mah*
zmttas. I. G. The name Pdl says
Bayley, Beems to have been g^ven to a
congeries ot petty hill states of which
themlers were Hindds. They appear
to haFe included Dnng&rpiir, Bijanagar
and others.

1 See demarcations of Sdbah of Mil«
wah and the list of Sarkirs of that pro-
▼ince. Nidoc, is no doubt Nandod of
the I. G. capital of the Bijpfpla State.
Ut. iV" 54' N., long. 78"* 84' B. These
points of the compass would be true to
a spectator looking towards Mandu with



NiuliSt in his rear, Nadarbar would then
He B. and Chimpinet W. In Bayley's
map, Alice ($ie) and Mohun are two
distinct towns but adjacent. The itdjatt
of the text imply an impossible location
and must be omitted.

S Both these lie in the Navasari (Nosari)
district of the Baroda territory, the latter
in the 8. B. comer. Muler is Mulher in
I. G. and Mooleirin Bayley. Sengarh
and Rupgarh are two other forts. The
former 48 miles B. of Surat, and Bupgarh
10 miles S. of Songarh. The hills must
refer to the B&jpipla range, there being
no other in the whole territory.

8 Rijpipla is now a native state with*
in the Agency of Bewa K&ntlMS lying



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water of this tract is very unwholeaomie. Bice aud honey of the finest are
here produood.

This 84}Mh emhvaoes 9 Sarkdrs and 198 parganaht, of which 18 are
ports. The reTenne is 4A hrors, 68 lakhs, 22,301 d4m8 (Re. 10,920,657-8*0)
and one lakh, 62,028i Mahmudia^ as port dues.

The measured land (except Sorath which is paid in money by esti-
mate) ie 1 kror, 69 lakJu, 86,377 b^ghaa, 8 hiswat, oat of which 4 lakht,
20,274 dams are Suy^rf^hdl The local force is 12,440 cavalry, and 61,100
infantry.



Sarkdr of AJ^maddbdd.
Containing 28 MahaU, 8,024,158 Bighat. Reven»e 208,806,994 Dam.
Svfurghdl 6^11,441 Ddmg. Castes various. Cavalry 4,120. Infantry

20,500.



City of A^ma44hid,
Sabarb. dist. of AhmedAbiKl,
Arfaarmitar, on the riyer

Baroli,'
A^madnagar has a stone fort

faced with chunamf
Edar, (revenne by estimate

of crops)) ... ...



Bighas
Biswas.



870,087

146,S84

64,870



Bevenne
D.



15,000,078
23,999,371

9,662,754

1,770,912

1,616,000



9

QQ



144,660
4201,788

160,986

50,774



100

100
500
1000



800

200
5,000
6,000



Castes.



Ohanhin.
Solaiikf.

R«jp6t.



within lat. 21*' 23' and 21*' 59' N., and
between long. 78*' 5' and 74** B. The
capital is Nandod on the river Karjan.
It is bounded on the N. by the Narbada,
on the B. by the Mehwisi estates in
Khandesh, on the S. by Baroda and
Snrat, and on the W. by Broach. Three-
fourths of the State are occupied by a
continuation of the S^tpura range known
as the Bijpipla hills.

1 Mr. E. Thomas (Numismatio Chro-
nicle, Vol. Ill, 8rd series) quotes Sir T.
Herbert as saying about 1676 A. D. <* A
mahmddi is twelve pence, a rupee two
•hillings and three pence." See Bayley's



History of Gujarat, p. 16. The teUtsTS
value of coin varied according to tins
and locality. The Changesi Mahmtkdf
is varionsly at half and two-tkirds of a
rupee and at half a crown, Fienob
money. Ibid, pp. 18 and 16.
« T. Bar6n. Var. BarmaU. Mar4ni
8 The Rajpdts are here divided into
two cUisses. (1) Gar^siahe or land-
owners (see Bayley's History of Ghijarilt
p. 98, for the derivation of this tem)^
and (2) Cultivators. Hu farmer Ut«
a life of idleness on their lands and sie
greatly given to opium. I. 0.



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Bighaa
Biswas.


BoTenae
D.




1


1


Oaatea.


Bbil,


875,675


6,988,920




100


200


Bh6dia.l


Birah8ew«h, ...


84.960


2314»124


i'Jdos


60


100


Lodiah.2


IMrpHrt iMt a «^oiie fort on














^Mahendri,


198,885


1,778,800





800


600


H&jpiit,
Khwb4
and


























Bonab.t


I^pl<«,*


89,980


1,498,249




60


100


Ittjp6t.


Pftriusii, (PltfAiiiiJ of I. O. ?),
Bandar Solah, (rerenne in


159,278


2,076,874




100


200


01.


moneyX




900,000




...






PilWd,




771,960


128,990


...


••.




Thimanab, (rer. in monej),




600,000




...


...




Jbakbirhi, baa a briok fort,














somewhatdilapidated; aalt-














petre obtained here,


48,388


M,908,220


282,860


200


10,000


Koli.


JhiUwirah, baa a fort of














stone Krae^ ...


679,877


4,826,892


6,627


60


0OO


JhiMwir.


DhoHFab the Bibarmati flows














adjacent.


884,606


1,660,000


188,160


50


100


Ponwir.


Dhandb^, baa a ttasonry














fort of chwnam,


406,628


1180770446




500


4,000


Do.


ffimil.


80,646


2,628,682




100


800


Garisiab,
Mehtar.


Kari,


986,837


80,125,788ft


894,968


800


1,000


(yi,Ao.


Kambhiyat, ...


836,818


22,147,986


160,406


100


200


""&.


K-ranj,7 a maaonrj fort of












chunam.


..••..


80,126,778


27.809


100


500


KoU.


Mandah,


1


22,147,978


801,320


50


500


Do.


Mor^Mah, baa a briok fort, ...


507,870


428,610


16,062


100


200


Do.


¥Mpn^dib4d, baa a temple














toMahideya,...


45,590


1,748,080


120,088


...


...


Obanbin.
















fort,


218,806


1,400,000




...


...


01.8


Maagr^j, baa a maaoniy fort














of e^unom, ...


76,629


121,762




100


800


Ohaah£n.


Kariid,


202,062


8,108,098


49',i78


en


^red
ider
rnil.


Gar&siab.


HaM6r,


200,027


752,202




20


100


Koli.



^ V»r» Bbodtaia. Yabndia.
8 Dodiab, Didwiab.
^ For. Kariadewar, and two otber
namea ittegtble from haTing no vowel

points.



♦ T. Pilod. G. Beelowd.
» G. bas 11 million.

4 Far, 20,081,106, 30^126,987.

7 Var. Kafranj. Kiranj. G. Cerneej.

• Far. KoU.



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Sarkdr of Pattan^ north,

ContsAmngie Mahals. 88,600,016 B^^o*. Revenue 600,326, 099D(ii»w.
Suyirghal, 210,627 Datiw. Castes various. Cavalry 716. Infentry 6,000.



Pa(^, has two forts,

Bijipdr,

Puhanpur,

Ba^nagar, has a stone fort,

Bisalnagar,

Tehrir, has a brick fort, ...

Tahrwirah, do.
Baburb. diet, of Pat^an,

B&dhan, has a brick fort, ...
Bami, has a shrine mnoh
venerated in Hindastan,...
Batalp6r,
Eherilii,
Kikr^ji,

Mdnjpdr,
Horwirskh,

Wisah, (Disah?) has a brick
fort,



Bighas
Biswas.



290,664

87,'600.18

18,281

240,062-11

294,616-17
1,478,750

267,709-6

107,298S

84,267

101,946-17

112,888

61,814-11

47,777

288,270



Bevenoe
D.



967,462

6,001,882

628,611

1,844,824

674,848

4,000,000

2,180,000
20,064,046

4,000,000

1,266,998
287,840
4,000,000
1,812,690

909,630
820,030

1,600,000



148,862

2,882

8600000'
1,749



QQ



862,104



160



200
60



I



8,000



600
600
nnder
Bijapnr.
100



200



1,000
nnder
Pat^.
100 200



20



100



nnder
Tehr£r.



26



60



100
200

200



Bijpat^Eoli,

Eombi.
KolL

Do.

Do.

BAjpfit,

Jiddn.
B&jp4t,

Birfaah.
KoIL



EoU.
Do.



Eoli

Do.
Do.

Da



SarMr of NddSt. (NandodJ^north.
Containing 12 Jfa^ofo. 64il,Si7 Bighas. 16 Biswas, Revenue 8,797,596
Dams. Suyuryhdl 11,328 Ddms.





Bfghas


Eevenne




Bighas


Eerenuo




Biswas.


D.




Biswas.


D.


Amrdli,


16,648-16


148,620


Jamung£op,


21,444


412,098


Andhi,


4,290


17,076


Kah6r,S


14,903


80,8<>8


Basrdi, (Suyiirghdl






Marghadrah,


16,028


62,328


I1,328J,


168,696


2,061,868


Mandan,


5,402


16,000


Badil,


40,663


272,645


N6d6twith snbnrb.






Talkwirah,


66,859


1,695,526


dist..


128,021


8,929,330


Tahwi,


78,268


166,500


Natrang,


16,188


40,798



1 So the MBS., bnt I apprehend these
figiures shonld be rerersed, the larger
coming nnder rerenne, as G. has it.

> Initial fignre omitted or the series



has been by an error rererfled. The
entry of lands in Col. I. nnder Kherfl«
is donbtfnl throngh a press error.
8 Var, T. and G. Eear, Eyir.



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Sarkdr of Baroda, south.
Oontaining 4 Mahasl. 922,212 Bighas. Bevenae 41,145,895 Dims.



Snyurghal 388,358 Dams.


Castes yarions. Cavalry 900.


Infantry 5,800.




Bighas
Biswas.


Bevenae
D.


I'd

QQ


!


1


Oartet.


fittodi with Bub. diit has a
hrickfort, ...

Dftb]i<$i, has a stone forfc, ...

86idr, the Narhada, in ite
oonne from the north,
pwses tinder the town, ...


600,920

1,680,960
167,090

148,160


20,408,486

6,248,280
6,252,660

5,746,680


4,662


200

600
600

600


400

6,000
600

6,000


Ponwir, &c.
B4jpdt.

Bahrih.

fi4jp6t, (fol-
lowing
name ille-
gible).



Sarkdr of Bahroeh (Broaeh)^ south.

Containing: U Ifa^oZtf. 349,771 Bighas. Bevenne 21.845,663 Dg^.
8uyurghal 141,820 Bams. Castes varions. Cavalry 990. Infantry 8,600.





Bighas
Biswas.


Bevenne
D.


1


1


1


Castes.


Crpfc,


186,420


1,666,877




...






Akl^sar,


188,876


668,010




...


...




Atl^ear,


90,888


807,787




60


200


Gw&lii.


Broach, has a briok fort, on














the Karbada; here is a














Hindn shrine, »..


64.660


466,280




500


6,000


Rijpdt.


TarkA»r,


8,762


6,651




...


...




Chharmandwi, ...


44,821


122,795




•••


...




Suburban dist. of Broach, ...


62,975


7,022,690


64,610


..1


...




Dahej Birhi, ...


42,664


1,174,640


*.....


...


...




Kadi(Kiwilj, ...


177,939


4,276.000


12,650


20


800


Rijpdt

Barhlih.
Bijpiit




16,181


868,670




...


800


Gandhir, a port frequented














hj Vessels, ...




240,000




...


•».





^ This sngg^estion is by the Editor, bat I as representing the proper orthography*
the I. Q. has Kadi, with Kan in brackets | Lat 28^ 17' N., long. 72^ 21' 80'' E.



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Lorakh,! on the seashore, ..»
Mat:bdlib£d, on the seashore.
Salt here obtained,

H&ns6t, one of the ports of
this district, ... .,.



Bfghas
Biswas.



256



Revenue
D.



81,760
81,750

77,660






1,277,250
1,918,040

2,489,158



I



20



400



I



100



8,000



Bijpdt,
Musalm^p,

B&jp6t
Bighelah.



SkirkAr of Ckdm^nSr.

ContBinmg 9 MahaU, S0,nS7 Btghas. 11 BisuXit. Reveatie 16,009,884
Dams. Suyurghal 173,730 Dams, Castes various. Cavalry 530. la&ntry
1,600.





Bighas


Revenue


!*«


i


t






Biswas.


D.


1


Castes.








s*


«


*i|








- .


OQ


o


iH




Arw^rah,


19,129


48,209










Ohimpdn^r, with snb. dist.














has two stone forts, one














on a hill called Pdwah,














and the second at its foot,


159,690
27,d20^


1,429,649


173,780


600


1,000




Chanddwirah, ...


21,530










OhanHLd,


107,714


2,215,276










Dh<5d has a stone fort.


68,2*9


1,288,300










Dh<51,


82,014


172,992


......








DiUwarah,


18,129


48,628










Sonkh^rah,


240,318


2,999,696










8inw4s, has a stong stone














fort, ... ... 120,191-1 [


2,800,000




60


100


Wjpiit.



8arha/r of Surat,

Containing 81 MahaU. 1,312,815 Bighas. 16 Biswat. Revenue
19,035,180 Ddms. Suydrghdl 182 870 Ddms. Castes various. Cavalry
2,000. Infantry 5500.





Bfghas
Biswas.


Revenue
D.


1

QQ


1


}


Castes.


Aniwal, has a stone fort, ...
Pirohdl,


9,681
66,980


424366





...





1 Var. and Q. Norak. Nooiek. T. Gork.



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Bighas
Biswas.


B#yenae
D.


1'


!


^


Castes.


Balsir, en the sea,


74,702


1,281,480


19,785


100


600




Balesar,


86,400


1,016,045


15,035


...


...




Beltwaxah, has a stone fort














near the Tapti,


58,659


554,820




2000 5,000 1


Wjpiit.


Balwirah, has a stone fort,














and a shrine with a hot














spring.


41,650


478.620


••••••


...


...




Bh&r^t,


21,170


425,055




...


...




Pirn^r,


64,460


277,475




...


...




Bhiitsar,


12,076


146,230




...


...




BiMr,


21,435


592,180


......


•••


...




T^Uri,


35,091


917,890


90,985


...


M*




Kmb4,


51,029-19


26d,890


2,040


•..


*••




Ghikhli, on the sea, has an














uou niiie, •.. ...


387,618


889,880


••*•••


...


• t.




Dham<5ri, on the river Timi ?»














(Kim?),


40,994.19


767,620




...


...




Ban^r (Bandar),


5,523


63,692


13,C»2


...


,,,




Snrat with suburh. dist. has














a stone f«rt, ...


50.788


5,530,145it


••••••


...


•at




8np4,


37,594


73,151


8,720


...


...




Sarbhiin,


64,127-18


601,257




...


...




Kh6bl6ri,


4,024


26,760





•••


• *.




Ghand^wi,


4,524


835,330


4]310


•••


1 .••




Kharka, on the Timi,8


42,019


629,810




*••


• ••




KarAiah,


800,70*


383,240


H520


...


• ••




KAmr^,


68,044


328,205




...


i •••




£^8 has a stone fort.


9,771


238,390




...


...




Lohiri,


5,928


85,260




..*


•••




HariwaU, (Mar6U) on the














sea,


17,044


370,410


•«*t««


•••


...




Mahwah, (Mowa ?) on the sea,


15,016


100,290




..«


! •.»




Nanwfli,


1,629


65,220


•«*•••


...


...




Nawasari, ( Ntfsari ), with a














manufactory of perfumed














oil, foand nowhere else.


17,853


297,720




...


...




Nariid, on the sea,


7,290


130,700


.*• •••


•*•


...





Sarhdr of Oodhrd.
Containing 12 Mahals. 586,255 Bighas. Revenue 8,418,624 Dims,
Castes various. Cavalry 1,000. Infantry 5,000.





Bighas
BUwas.


Bevenne
D.


Bera,5
Jadnagar,


Bighas
Biswas.


Bevenne
D.


Andh4,
Athiwarah,


17,877
46,704


184,935
63,460


87,318
46,696


257,202
120,660



1 T. Dehor sur le Tfcpti.
s From 84lr JahM duties, see p. 58.
Vol. II.
* Var. and T. Tapti.

33



4 Var. in these two oolnmns, 68,544
and 328,205 respectively.

B Donhtf nl, there being no rowel points.
Note suggests Babra or Bhabra.



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Jhi16d,
DhiLnb6d,l
Sehra,

GiSdhra with
diAt,





Bighas
Biswas


BoTenae
D.


sub.


92.406
17,082
36,702

160,260


794,664
146,392
786,660



K6li£nah,

Miril,

Mahadwarah,



Bighas
Biswas.



20,868
46,756
19,268



BeTonae
D.



786,860

526,976

18,026



Sarkdr of Sdrafh.

Containing 12 MahaU^ of which 13 are ports.
DdfM, Cavalry 17,000. Infantry 365,000.



Eevenue 63,437,366





Berenoe




RerenTie




D.


Jasdhon (Jasd^n I. G.),


D.


Aiinab,


7,630,888


98,600


ArbWia,«
Ami^li,


780,500


Sabnrban dist. of Sorafh,


982,000


1,784,160


Dhaalatdb4d,


857,424


Apletah,


1,214,692


D4nk, ...


4,410


Pttttan Deo,


4,468,912


D6ngar,


760,400


Banwirah,


2,049,340


Dharwir,


69,791


Belkhi,


140,000


Dhintr6r,«


252.048


Balsir,


609,760


DhAri, ...


644,270


B^, ...


145,600


Banpdr,


16.127


Bnrwa,*


60,664


R41gan,


113,280


Bandah,


84,960


R4m6fc,


£8,820


B&nd<5r,


14,060


Siydr,


42.480


Bhimridah,


28,820


Sarii,7...


4,936


PAliThanah,


240,592


Snl^npdr,


424,800


Bagsra,


66,840


Gariidhibr,


628,040


Barar, ...


734,790


Kdrin&r,


4,588,660


Barwir&,


74,792


Ghogah,(Goffo) exolndye of port


666,{60


Bhid^4


14,160


K^nibanier£,8 ...


42,480


TaUifc,


2,436,620


Kathar,«


127,480


Chokb


453,120


Garidhari,l0


698,704


Jaitp<ir,


12,832


Gondal,


66,640


Jagat, ...


803,200


Kotiini,


1,797,266


Chorw&r,


986,960


Kand61n£,ll


198,482


Chanra,


97,288


L61iin4,


1,428,080


Jhatri,6


1,071,660


LemdrA Batw4,l« ...


487,676



1 Var' Dhamndd.

2 Var. and G. Artehji.
8 Var. Barda.

4 Var. and T. BhawOL

6 Var. T. and G. Jethri.
« Var. Dhihrdr,

7 T. and G. Sarsu



8 Var. and G. Gh^^MeWL
^ Var. and G. Kankar.

10 Var. Earari Dhanun. In the mapf
Ganridhar in HalUr.

11 Far. G. and T. Gaadolna.

12 Var. Banwa.



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BeFenne
D.




Beyenne
D.


U^hi,

Malikp^r.

Mobwah, (Mow»),

Mtndwi,

lUngWr,


296,162
996,048

2,061,136
127,440

16,689,472


Medarah,

M6rbi,...

Miinah,

Nilgsari,

Hatasni,!


2,208,160
2,608,836
14,106
755,876
1,012,692


Port duties.




ReFBDae
Ma^mddis.


Port of Hohwah< (Mowa), ...
„ Melk<5r? ...
„ Diingar, ...
„ TaUji, 4 Mahals, ...
„ Aanah, ...


Beyenne
Mal^mudii*


PortofMangMf, ...
„ Pft^tanDeo,
„ Korinir, ...
„ Ni^reari, ...
n Porbandar,


27,000
25,000
1,000
10,000.
27,228


1.000
8.000
1,000
7,000
* 16,000




Princes of Oujardt.




Seyeti prinoei


1 reigued in saccessiou 196 years.


Years.
... 60


Suij Chiwarah,* ...


•»• ••• •••


Jog R4j,...


••• ••• *»•


... 86


BhimdLj,


•»• ••• •••


... 62


Bb6r, ... .••


••• •»• •••


... 29


Ba^r Singh,


•»• ••• •••


... 26


Batnddat (var. Bash^dat),


.•• ••• •••


... 15


Samant (yar, Simat),


••• »*• •••


... 7



! Var* and G. Hastani.
> Var. and T. Birj Jidiin. Var, and
G. Bansr&j. The following table is from
the IT. T. taken from the Ain-i-Akbari,
t&d collated with the Agni Por&aaof
Wflford.
AD.
606. Saila Deya, liying in retirement

at Ujjain fonnd and educated.
745. (S. 802) Banarija» son of Samanta

Sinh (Ohoh&n) who founded

Anhalpiir, called after Anala

Chohin



806. Jagardja.

841. Bhira B&ji, (Bhnnda Deya. Wil«
ford).

866. Bheur.

895. Behersinh.

920. Beshadat, (Baja Adity W.).

985. Samanta, (dan. married son of
Delhi Baja). The total of yean
of reignt in the A. A. makes 228
instead of 196. G. and T giye
Bhimr&j 25 instead of 42, and
thus oorreot the error.



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Ten princes of the Sbhtnki race reigned 2H years.









Trs. M8.


Mnlr&j Solanki, ...


•••


• •• si


... 56


Chdmandy


...


...


... 18


Balabha,


•••


• •• •<


... 6


Darlabha, his nephew,


•••


• »• •<


... 11 e


Bhim, hifi nephew,


••«


•••


... 4,2




••-•


• •• •


... 81


Jai Singh, called also


Sudhdlj,


...


... 50




.»•


... 2a


Ajai pals, his nephew,


•••


• •• •


... 8


LakhmtU,


•••


...


... 8



Six princes o{ the Bigh61ah tribe reigned 126 years.

Trs. Ms. Ds.
Hardmtiis Bdghelah^
Baldeva,

Bhim, his nephew,
Arjnn Deva, ...
Strang Deva,
JSk.ar8»n, .*• •••



• •••


12


5


• .••


84


6 10


•••


42





...


10





• ••


21





• •••


6 10 15



1 Far. and G.Eamadarpal. The totals
give only 238 years. The U. T. nmA as
follows : —
A. D.

Mxila B&ja, ngnrped the throne.
Chimnnd, invaded by Saltan

Mahmud (Samanta. W.).
Vallabha (ancient line restored).
Dorlabha (Dabisalima Feriahta)

nsnrped the throne.
Bhima R&ja.

kaladeva (Karan. A. A.) Gama
Bajendra or Visaladeva, (W.)
who became paramoont sove-
reign oi Delhi.
Biddha or Jayasinha, an nsorper.
Kam&rapal, poisoned (by Ajaya*
pala, son of Jayasinha.)
S Far. and T.Hardhon,Hai:4<8m. Var.
and G. BardmuL Birdmool.



910.
1025.

1088.
1089.

1050.



1094.



The U. T. give the following ^-

The BhdglUla tribe.
Mnla (LakhmtU. A. A. Lakhan Baya*
W. without issne.
Birdmul ^ Balnea— Mala, Wd. of Bhi*
Beildeva ) g€\& tribe.
AD.
1209. W. Bhima Deva, or Bhala Bliina

Deva, same as last W.
1850. Arjnn deva, -s
ISm. Sarangadevsi > A. A.
12QL Karao. ) GaroatheOohi-

la fled to the
Deooan when
in the year
Qnjar6b was annexed to Delhi by
4U a'd din.



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mi.

1411.

1443.
1451.

1459.
J459.

1511.



1526w

152$.

I53e.
1536.

1553.



Fourteeot (Mn^aikimad&ii) primM^ reigned aboat 160 years*

Trs. Mb. D«.



Sultan Maaaffar Sh4b,

Snltiii AJ^mad, I, his grandson (bnilds Ai^mad&b&d

and A^madnagar), ••• •••

Mn]&ammad 8hAh, his son, •••

1$[Qth nd' din Ahmad Sh&h (opposes Malwa King and

Ohitor Baja Kombha),
Bkitdi Sh&h, his nncle, (deposed in fovonr of)
l£ahni6d Sh&h I, son of Mnhammad Sh&h (Begardl :

two expeditions to Deccan), ... ..^

Snlf&n Mnzaffar, his son, (war with Rij4 Sangrima),
„ Bikandar, his son, (assassinated),

„ Na^ir Kh&n, his brother, (Mahm^d Shih II,
displaced by),

jy Bah&dnr, son of Saltan Mnzaffar, (invades
Mdlwa: mnrdered by Porfcnguese),
Mnhammad Sh&h, sister's son, (Firdki of Malwa), ...
Snlt&n'Mabm4d, grandson of Mnzaffar, ...



8 8 16



83


6 20


7


9


4


7


18








7


55


1


4


14


9





10 16



4



11


9





1 15


18


2 aomo




days.



8



12 & odd.



, Al^mad (11) a descendant of Snlt&n Atimad,

(spnriotts heir set np hj ministers),
1561. n Mnzaffar 111, (Habbn, a suppositions son of

Mahmid), ... ... •„

1583. Qnjardt becomes a prorince of Akbarls Empire.

The Hindi chronicles record that in the year 802 of Bikramijit,
corresponding with A. H. 154!* Sardp kindled the torch of independence
and Gajar&t became a separate state. TdUji Sri Bhor Deva mler of
Kananj pat to death one of his dependants, named S&mat Singh for
his evil disposition, disloyalty and disorderly conduct, and seized
his possessions. His wife was pregnant at the time, and urged by dis-
treBSy she fled to Gujarat and in an uninhabited waste gave birth to
an ia&mt. It happened that a Jain^ devotee named Saila Deva passing



^ Tlie dales and remarks ia brackets
wa from the 0. T.

s 80a of the era ol Viltramaditya is
94&A.D.-A.H. 12S— ». The 8. nl M.
hmUZ, To correspond with A. H. IM)
t^ S. date riMld be 826.



^ Var. PiDhr^j. Manrij. BansHlj.

4 Far, Ujjain, bnt as Anhilwirah
Pji(^n haa no fewer than 108 Jain
temples, one-eighth of its present pt^cr-
lation being Jains and extensive Jain
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that way took cotnpassion on the child and committed it to the charge of
one of his disciples who took it to BMhanpilr, and brought it np with
tender solicitude. When he grew to manhood, associating with wicked
reprobates, he fell to outrage and highway robbery and a gang of free^
hooters was formed. He plundered the Qujarit treasure on its way to
Kanauj, and through the good fortune that attended him, he was joined
by a grain merchant^ called Chdmpd. Wisdom guided his sword and from
works of evil he inclined to deeds of good till in the fiftieth year oC his
age, he acquired the sovereignty of the state, and founded Paftan. It is



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