Pali(y)ad is a town and former 21 guns salute princely state on Saurashtra peninsula in Gujarat, western India.

Coordinates: 22°15′27″N 71°33′37″E / 22.25757°N 71.56024°E


The minor princely state in Jhalawar prant was ruled by rahliya family kings. It comprised the town and sixteen other villages and had a combined population of 6,970 in 1901, yielding a state revenue of 43,699 Rupees (1903-4, mostly from land) and paid a tribute of 1,213 Rupees, to the British.

Sources and external links



Baroda, Western India and Gujarat States Agency

The Baroda, Western India and Gujarat States Agency was a political agency of British India, managing the relations of the British government of the Bombay Presidency with a collection of princely states.The political agent in charge of the agency resided at Baroda (Vadodara).


Bhavnagar is a city in the Bhavnagar district of the Saurashtra region of the Gujarat state of India. It was founded in 1724 by Bhavsinhji Gohil (1703–1764). It was the capital of Bhavnagar State, which was a Princely state before it was merged into the Indian Union in 1948. It is now administrative headquarter of the Bhavnagar district.

Bhavnagar is situated 198 km from the state capital Gandhinagar and to the west of the Gulf of Khambhat. It has always been an important city for trade with many large and small scale industries along with the world's largest ship-breaking yard, Alang located 50 km away. Bhavnagar is also famous for its version of the popular Gujarati snack 'Ganthiya'. Good State

Bhavnagar Gramya

Bhavnagar Rural assembly constituency (ભાવનગર ગ્રામ્ય વિધાનસભા બેઠક) is one of the 182 assembly constituency of Gujarat. It is located in Bhavnagar District. This seat came into existence after 2008 delimitation.


Botad is a city and district headquarters of Botad district, Gujarat, India. It is about 92 km from Bhavnagar and 133 km From Ahmedabad by road distance.

Botad all gujarat big city

Swaminarayan mandir in gadhada

Botad is Javerchand Meghani working place

Botad is Gateway Of Kathiyawad.

Ghanchi (Muslim)

The Ghanchi (Ghaanchi) are a Gujrati Muslim community found in the states of Gujarat and Rajasthan in India. A small number of Ghanchi are also found in the city of Karachi in Pakistan.

Jhalawar prant

See Jhalawar for namesakesJhalawar was the northernmost of the four prants (traditional regions) into which the many feudal units (mostly petty princely states) of Kathiawar on Saurashtra peninsula in present Gujarat (western India) were divided, the others being Halar (west), Gohelwar (southeast) and Sorath (south).

Its salute states were :

First Class : paliyad state title sultan, Hereditary salute of 21-guns

Second Class :

Limbdi State, title Thakore Sahib, Hereditary salute of 9-guns

Wadhwan State, title Maharana, Hereditary salute of 9-gunsIts main non-salute states included :

Third Class : Chuda State, Lakthar State, Sayla State

Fourth Class : Bajana State, Muli State, Patdi State

Fifth Class : Vanod State

Sixth Class : Anandpur State, Bhoika State, Chotila State, Dasada State, Rai-Sankli State, Rakpur State, Sanosra State, Vadod StateOther petty states, often a single village : Ankevalia,·Bamanbore, Bhadvana, Bhalala, Bhalgamda, Bharejda, Bhathan, Bhimora, Chachana, Chhalala, Chobari, Darod State,·Devlia, Dudhrej, Gedi State,·Gundiali, Jakhan State,·Jamar State,·Jhampodad, Jhinjhuvada, Kamalpur State,·Kantharia, Karmad, Karol State, Kesria, Khambhlav, Khandia, Kherali, Laliyad, Matra Timba, Mevasa, Munjpur, Palali State, Rajpur (Jathiawar), Ramparda, Sahuka, Samla, Sejakpur, Sudamda-Dhandalpur, Talsana, Tavi State, Untdi, Vana State, Vanala, Vithalgadh.Karol,karol and vadekhan

Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas contributions to the Indian railways

The Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas (KGK) contributions to the Indian railways were widespread from the late 1850s to the latest reorganization of the Indian Railways infrastructure in 2003–2006. The community also widely known as Mistris of Kutch (or Mistry) migrated from Kutch to perform the work and were involved in the laying down of railway tracks and construction of rail bridges in almost all railway routes of undivided British India.

Lilapur, Rajkot

Lilapur is an area of Jasdan city in North Zone.Lilapur is also called Gayani (new name given by Undabapu the president in Paliyad trust ).Gujarat, India.Lilapur has shown new ways to develop culture. In Lilapur, people have developed gardens in funeral places.

People are very creative and it has more than 5000 population.

List of state highways in Gujarat

Gujarat state is one of the most prosperous state in Western India and having a good transportation infrastructure with an extensive road network. The Road & Buildings Department (RBD) of Gujarat government is primarily responsible for construction and maintenance of road Huis including state highways and panchayat roads in Gujarat. This department is operating through 6 wings geographical spread across the state in 26 districts. There are 17 national highways with total length of 4032 km and more than 300 state highways with total length of 19,761 km.

The state highways are arterial routes of a state, linking district headquarters and important towns within the state and connecting them with national highways or highways of the neighboring states.

Mansa (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Mansa assembly constituency (માણસા વિધાનસભા બેઠક) is one of the 182 assembly constituency of Gujarat. It is located in Gandhinagar District. The seat came into existence after 2008 delimitation.

Mohammad Mankad

Mohammad Valibhai Mankad (born 13 February 1928) is Gujarati language novelist, story writer, columnist, translator and children's author from India.


Paliad, also spelled Paliyad, is a village located in the district of Gandhinagar, Gujarat, western India.

Princely states of the Western India States Agency during the British Raj, by colonial (Sub)Agency and (in Kathiawar) by prant (Bold = Salute states; Italics =Thana's, jurisdictions grouping several petty states)
Gohelwar prant (Eastern Kathiawar)
Jhalawar prant (Eastern Kathiawar)
Halar prant (Western Kathiawar)
Sorath prant (Western Kathiawar)
Palanpur Agency (Banas Kantha Agency)
Mahi Kantha Agency (Banas Kantha)

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by authors (here).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.