(Last Updated on : 06/08/2012)
The Princely State of Mokapagi Numuvadu, also known as Moga Paginu Muada or Mokampura state, was a former non salute native state of India. The territory was assigned as one of the princely states of India
during the early 19th century. The princely state was under the indirect control of the British Empire in India
. The taluka was spread over a total area of 1 sq miles and comprised of a total population of 215 in the year 1941. The Princely State of Mokapagi Numuvadu or Moga Paginu Muada was a narrow strip of territory that was bounded by the princely state of Kaslapagi Numuvadu
in the west; and by the British Panch Mahals in all other sides. The state of Mokapagi Numuvadu was one of the 26 states which formed up the Pandu Mehvassi.
History of Princely State of Mokapagi Numuvadu
The princely state of Mokapagi Numuvadu was claimed by more than one native prince who were formally addressed as shareholders. There are 2 such shareholders in the native state who were primarily Pagi Kolis. The shareholders of the princely state of Moga Paginu Muada or Mokampura were generally deprived and poor. The estate holders were known as pagis or trackers, and were like common farmer. 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, was followed in the succession of the throne or gadi of the princely state.
Administration of Princely State of Mokapagi Numuvadu
The erstwhile princely state of Mokapagi Numuvadu was under the administrative control of the Baroda Agency, which was a sub division of the Western India States Agency
. Later the region was merged with the state of Gujarat
. The native state was incorporated as a part of the former Rewa Kantha Agency.
Mokapagi Numuvadu state was a non jurisdictionary princely state. The Princely State of Mokampura paid annual tribute to the princely state of Baroda
. According to the Attachment Scheme of 1943, the princely state of Mokapagi Numuvadu or Moga Paginu Muada was attached to the princely state of Baroda.
Accession of Princely State of Mokapagi Numuvadu
After the political withdrawal of the British government and the Partition of India on 15th August 1947, the erstwhile native state was acceded to the newly independent Union of India
, also known as the Dominion of India.