The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Bhavanrav
Bhavanrav, also known as Bala Sahib Pant Maherban, Pratinidhi; Is a Brahmin and a descendant of Trimbak Krishna Parasuram Pant; the son of Trimbak was raised to the rank of Sardar by Rajaram Sivaji in 1690 and the higher title of Pratinidhi in 1698. This title afterwards became hereditary. Area of the State is 447 square miles and its population is about 70,000. The Chief is a first class Sardar. Address: Aundh, Satara Agency, Bombay.