Pokari Kheri

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Dadaa Ponker Temple, Ponkar Kheri

Pokari Kheri (पोकरी खेड़ी) or Ponkar Kheri (पोंकर खेड़ी), is a village of around 3500 population, in Jind district of Haryana, under Jind Tehsil.

Location

It is situated, almost 14 kilometers away, in west of Jind. There are Dada Ponker old temple. So this village called Pokeri Kheri.

History

According to the Puranic tradition, Parasurama, the son of Jamadagni, founded it. The worship of gods and ancestors here is rewarded with the merit of Asvamedha sacrifice. Other places of religious significance here are Kapila Mahayaksha, one of the dwarpalas and his wife Ulukhalamekhala.

Jat gotra

Notable person

SUKHBIR GILL

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