Kiloi

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Kiloi (किलोई, कलोई) is a large village in district Rohtak of Haryana. The govt. (tahsil) revenue records on this village show its registered name in two parts - Kiloi Dopana and Kiloi Khas.

Location

It is the centre of Hooda Khap and is a constituency of Haryana Vidhan Sabha. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, the present Chief Minister of Haryana, won election from this constituency.

History

In the 1880s, a branch of the Arya Samaj was established in Rohtak by Rai Sahib Sansar Chand, who succeeded in drawing the villages of Sanghi and Kiloi in Rohtak into the Arya Samaj fold.

Sculpture unearthed

The following is the photo of ancient temple statue/sculpture in Kiloi. The temple is the site of famous Shiv Ratri Mela in the village. The sculpture was excavated from the village site after it partially showed itself out from the top side, from the soil.

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Jat gotras

Population

Notable persons

  • Rao Bahadur Dr. Ram Dhan Singh Hooda (May 1, 1891- April 17, 1977) was elder of the two sons of Ch. Shankar Singh, a peasant of village Kiloi in Rohtak district of erstwhile Punjab, now Haryana.
  • Smt. Manju w/o Vijendra Singh Hudda - Elected as Parshad of Ward No. 6 Rohtak.[1]

External links

References

  1. Jat Jyoti:September 2013,p. 7



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