Pindara

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Pindara (पिंडारा) (Pandu Pindara) is a village in Jind tehsil & district of Haryana.

Origin

It gets name from Mahabharata period Pandu.[1]

Location

The village is situated about 6.5 KM from Jind on Jind-Gohana road.

History

According to a legend, the Pandavas offered here pinds to their forefathers and hence the popular name of the village is Pandu Pindara.

Legends also says that Som (the moon or Chandradeva) was married to Prajapati's 27 daughters (the nakshatras). Rohini was the most beautiful of all and hence beloved to Chandradeva. Because of his partial behaviour towards his other wives Prajapati Daksha (Goddess Parvati's father and God Brahma's son). It is believed that the god Moon had a bath in the Som Teerth at Pindara & got cured of his tuberculosis. A fair is held on Somavati Amavas.

Population

Population of Pindara according to Census 2001 is 3141 including males 1716 and females 1425[2]

Jat Gotras

Malik, Rathi,Mor

Notable persons

  • Jay Pal Pindara - From village Pandu Pindara died on 3.4.2016 at the age of 61. He was Ex. Sarpanch. [3]

External Links

References

  1. Mahipal Arya, Jat Jyoti, August 2013,p. 15
  2. Pindara on ourvillageindia.org
  3. Jat Samaj, Agra, May-2016,p.32

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