Dharasar

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Location of Dharasar near Ramsar in Barmer District

Dharasar (धारासर) is village in Chohtan tahsil of Barmer district in Rajasthan.

Location

It is located at a distance of 70 km from Barmer, 25 km from Chohtan and 26 km from Border of Pakistan. Nearest railway station is Ramsar on Munabav-Khokharapar International railway line.[1]

Jat Gotras

Population

The population of the village is about 7000. About 90 percent are Jats.

Other castes are: swami, brahman, suthar, meghwal, purohit, teli, nai and darji.

History

There inhabited Sirai (Muslims) people in the village prior to two centuries back. The village was got vacated and rehabilitated as a fully Jat village. Four Chaudharies who played an important role in this matter were:Ramji Jakhar, Sawaiji Khangat, Mehaji Saran and Nandramji Beniwal. These Chaudharies were very respected and powerful during Jagirdari period also. There is a popular saying in the area :

सवाई-मेहा-नन्दराम-रामजी ।
चारों चकवे चौधरी राज केवे साब जी ।।[2]

Notable persons

External links

References

  1. Jat Samaj, Agra, April 2004, p. 8
  2. Jat Samaj, Agra, April 2004, p. 8
  3. Jat Samaj, Agra, 7/2016,p.31

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