History

Chhota Udepur was the capital of the  Princely State of Chhota Udepur, founded in 1743 by Rawal Udeysinhji, a descendant of Patai Rawal of Champaner. This state was a First class state under Rewa Kantha Agency and merged with the Union of India on 10 March 1948.

Rulers (title Maharaja Maharawal)

  • 1762 – 1771 Arsisinhji
  • 1771 – 1777 Hamirsinhji II
  • 1777 – 1822 Bhimsinhji
  • 1822 – 1851 Gumansinhji
  • 1851 – 1881 Jitsinhji
  • 1881 – 1895 Motisinhji
  • 1895 – 1923 Fatehsinhji
  • 1923 – 1946 Natwarsinhji 
  • 1946 – 1947 Virendrasinhji
  • Right now there are 3 sons of Virendrasinhji, who’s families are living as a royal families of Chhotaudepur.