Kalaji Ka Khera

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Location of Places around Kapasa

Kalaji Ka Khera (कालाजी का खेड़ा) , near Jashma, is a village in Kapasan tahsil in Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan.

Location

It is located at a distance of 14 km from Kapasan. Nearest railway station is Bhupalsagar, 14 kms away. Its grampanchayat is Jashma - 1 km away.

Jat Gotras in the village

  1. Badak
  2. Karesia
  3. Sandiwal
  4. Suradia

There are about 60 families with a population of about 300. Most of them are Jats. first to settle here were Karesia gotra Jats.

Other castes are Lohar, Bairagi Sadhu, Balai, Khatik, and Jatav.

History

The village was founded by Jawahar Mal Patel in samvat 2030 and named after Kalaji Bavji situated nearby in north.

Monuments

  • Old Pond in south of village
  • Kalaji Baoji
  • Dharmshala in Kalaji Baoji
  • Hanuman temple in east

Notable persons

References

  • Gordhan Lal Karesia:Jat Samaj, Agra,June 2003, p. 9

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