Bansda State

Bansda State
વાંસદા રિયાસત
Princely State of British India
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Bansda, 1896
  Established 1781
  Accession to the Union of India 1948
  1901 557 km2 (215 sq mi)
  1901 39,256 
Density 70.5 /km2  (182.5 /sq mi)
 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bansda". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 
Bansda State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India

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.


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


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

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

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