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

About Ponkar Kheri

According to Census 2011 information the location code or village code of Ponkar Kheri village is 060120. Ponkar Kheri village is located in Jind Tehsil of Jind district in Haryana, India. It is situated 14km away from Jind, which is both district & sub-district headquarter of Ponkar Kheri village. As per 2009 stats, Pokari Kheri is the gram panchayat of Ponkar Kheri village.

The total geographical area of village is 988 hectares. Ponkar Kheri has a total population of 3,616 peoples. There are about 648 houses in Ponkar Kheri village. Jind is nearest town to Ponkar 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.

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