The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Drangadra, Raja of; H.H. Maharana Shri Ghansham Singhji

Drangadra, Raja of; H.H. Maharana Shri Ghansham Singhji; b. 1889; succeeded to gaddi, 1911; educ: Rajkumar College, Rajkot, and in England; returned from England and was appointed General, State Forces; has opened an orphange, and founded scholarships for encouragement of agricultural Science; commemorated the visit, to his Capital, of Their Majesties the King-Emperor and the Queen-Empress, by adding an operating theatre to the State Hospital; is the head of the Jhela Rajput clan; area of the State, 1167 square miles: population, about 10,000; revenue, 5 lakhs; is entitled to a salute of 11 guns. Address: Dhrangadra, Bombay Presy. India.