Saamikhera

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Location of Sami in north of Khur in Sikar district

Sami (सामी) or Saamikhera (सामीखेड़ा) is a village in Danta Ramgarh tahsil in Sikar district in Rajasthan. PIN code-332023.

Founder

Sahajarao Ranwa founded Saamikhera in 1054 AD.

Location

It is located 4 km in north of Khur and east of Khanri.

Population

  • During Census 2001, its population was 2,458.
  • As per Census-2011 statistics, Saamikhera village has the total population of 3122 (of which 1610 are males while 1512 are females).[1]

History

According to the records of Bard of Ranwa clan, This village was founded by Ranwa Jats. Sahajarao Ranwa was the ancestor of Ranwa gotra who left Nagaur in vikram samvat 1111 (1054 AD) and founded village Saamikhera and constructed fort and Shiva temple there. Later on 12 sons of Sahaja founded the villages Jachas, Bhikhanwasi, Khanadi, Karkedi, Maulasar, Makrana, Bai, Buchyasi, Bhurbhura, Jabdinagar, Chausal and Hirani.

Saamikhera Inscription of Malashi Ranwa s.v.1485 (1428 AD)

There is an inscription of the year s.v.1485 (1428 AD) of a Ranwa warrior named Malashi in village Sami at Shiva temple.

The book Arabic, Persian and Urdu Inscriptions of West India by Dr. Ziyaud-Din Abdul-Hayy Desai provides a comprehensive list of more than 2,000 inscriptions from West Indian states. This book mentions about the Inscription of Sami at At S.No. 254.[2]

Sami in Sindh

There is one village Sami in Tharparkar district of Sindh in Pakistan.[3]

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