The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Dhrangadra, Raja of; His Highness Shri Ghanshyam Sinhji

Dhrangadra, Raja of; His Highness Shri Ghanshyam Sinhji; s. of Maharana Shri Ajit Sinhji; b. 1889; succeeded to gaddi, 1911; educ; at the Rajkumar College, Rajkot; proceeded to England to complete his study, 1904; returned to India and was appointed General of the State Military Force, 1909; installed to the gaddi, 1911: has proved an able administrator, and has thoroughly reorganised the administration in all its branches, more particularly, the financial branch; has opened an orphanage and founded scholarships for the encouragement of Science and agriculture; has added an operating theatre to the Prince of Wales’ Hospital in his capital in commemoration of the visit of Their Majesties the King-Emperor and Queen-Empress, to India, 1911; is the head of the ghala tribe of Rajputs; area of the State, 1167 sq-miles: population, 100,000; revenue, nearly 5 lakhs; is entitled to a salute of 11 guns. Address: Dhangadra, Bombay Presy, India.