Khatu

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Location of Khatu in Sikar district

Khatu or Khatoo (खाटू) or Khatushyamji is village in Danta Ramgarh of Sikar district in Rajasthan.

The Founders

It was founded by Khatkar Jats.

Location

It is situated on Ringas - Danta Ramgarh road at a distance of about 18 kms from Ringas.

Population

As of 2001, its population is 10289. Out of them, 2544 are Sc and 295 are ST.

Jat Gotras in Khatu

Burdak, Garhwal, Mawlia, Nehra,

इतिहास

सिद्धसेनसूरी की वि. सं. 1123 (1066 ई.) में रचित सर्वतीर्थमाला में अपभ्रंश कथाग्रन्थ 'विलासवर्दूकहां' में झुंझुनू के साथ-साथ खण्डिल्ल, नराणा, हरसऊद (Harsh) और खट्टउसूस (खाटू) के नाम आये हैं। इससे इसकी उपस्थिति विक्रम की 12 वीं शती में भी ज्ञात होती है।[1]

History

Siddhasenasuri's Kathagrantha Vilasavardukahan in Sarvatirthamala written in 1066 AD mentions Jhunjhunu, Khandilla, Naraina, Harsauda, Khattaususa (Khatu) etc. [2]


James Tod mentions that Near Khatoh, in the Nagore District of Marwar, there dwelt a warrior of the Kheechee tribe, named Jiddra, who often plundered even to the gates of Poogul, slaying many of the Jytung Bhattis. Doosaj (S.1100) prepared a kafila ( 'caravan,') under pretence of making a pilgrimage to the Ganges, invaded unawares the Kheechee chiefs territory, and slew him, with nine hundred of his men. [3]


Khutala (खुटाला) or Khatuwala (खाटूवाला) Gotra of Jats originated from ancestral person who came from place Khatu (खाटू). [4]

Notable persons

External links

References

  1. Dr. Raghavendra Singh Manohar:Rajasthan Ke Prachin Nagar Aur Kasbe, 2010,p. 219
  2. Dr. Raghavendra Singh Manohar:Rajasthan Ke Prachin Nagar Aur Kasbe, 2010,p. 219
  3. James Tod: Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan, Volume II, Annals of Jaisalmer, p.217
  4. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihas (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998 p. 236
  5. Jat Gatha, September-2015,p. 15

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