The native state of Vora or Vohora was under the administrative control of the Baroda Agency, which was incorporated as a part of the Western India States Agency. Later the territory was merged with the state of Gujarat.
History of Princely State of Vora
The Rathor Rajputs, a cadet branch of the family of Vora, were the ruling family of the princely state of Vora. The succession of the throne or gadi of Vora state was goverened by the rule of male primogeniture, by which the first born or eldest child of the same parents the first born or eldest child of the same parents, to the exclusion of all others. The princely state of Vora was a non- jurisdictionary native state. The native ruler of the state, who held the title of Thakor, supervised the administration of the state under the indirect guidance of the British Government of India. A number of Bania families conducted lively trade in the territory and the ruler took several progressive reforms for the development of the state. The Princely State of Vora paid annual tribute to Baroda. According to the Attachment Scheme of 1943, the princely state of Vora was attached to Baroda.
After the Indian independence and the partition of India in the year 1947, the erstwhile princely state of Vora, which was also known as Vohora state, was acceded to the newly formed Dominion of India, also known as the Union of India.
(Last Updated on : 18-06-2012)
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