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ABOUT US : INDIA
 
India Flag ABOUT DAHISARA IN INDIA
 

Dahisara is located in the province of Bhuj, Kutch which is in the North West of India. The average population in the village is 3,765 which includes Kutchi’s and non-Kutchi’s.

The main highway from Bhuj to Mandvi cuts through Dahisara and also has road junctions to Kera, Sarli and Rampur.

The original map was produced by Priya & Nitesh Devji Mayani & Hitesh & Dimesh Govind Khimani (Pindoria).
It has been digitised by Harein Bhimji Mayani & Dinesh Mavji Bhudia

The four youngster who created the original map spent most of their holiday in Dahisara to produce this which included a lot of work and a lot walking. A true work of art.

 

What to see in the Gham?

The key attractions that you will see in the gham are:

  • Hari Sarover Tarav (Reservoir)
    • Lord Swaminarayan bathed in the Tarav approximately two centuries ago. Rumour hasHe use to enjoying diving into the Tarav from a platform near the bank of the reservoir.

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  • Samaj
    • The Samaj construction work was initiated in 1993 and was completed by 1995
    • Majority of the Donations were made from members around the world.

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  • Clock Tower
    • The tower is part of the Men’s Mandir and was built in the 60’s. This is the tallest structure in the gham and has managed to escape the devastation of the Bhuj Earthquake in January 2001.

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  • Post Office
    • Our own local Post Office which is located in the Bus Stand Area next to the Shiv Mandir
  • Water Tank
    • The Water tank was built in 1970.
    • 2% of the total fixed deposit in the Post Office was given towards the cost of building the Water Tank.
    • 50,000 Rupees was given by the Government and the rest was collectively put together by Vaghji Ragu and the gham.
    • Karsan Anda Limbani bided the highest (1,075 Rupees) on the day of the opening in 1971 by turning the tap on. This was in the presence of Kesov Pryadash Swami.

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  • Hanuman Mandir (Near Girls School)
    • The Mandir was built in 1952 on approval from the Government
    • Kanji Ratna Jesani was person who built it.
    • The original Mandir was small and was decided to be rebuilt 1968. The costs were covered by the gham.

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  • Sumsun (Crematorium)
    • Sumsun was built in 1940
    • Cost were donated by the gham
    • Responsibility to maintain the Sumsung was taken by Vaghji Ragu & Karsan Gopal Kara which included renovations of the garden.
    • Entrance of the Sumsung was donated by Mr and Mrs Dhanji Ramji Pindoria and their Son, Naran Dhanji Pindoria at a cost of 25,025 Rupees in remembrance of Naranbhai’s Late wife, Tejbai Naran Dhanji Pindoria

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  • Naku (Main Entrance on Kera Road)
    • Built in 1991
    • Naku was donated by Amarbai Premji Kanji Pindoria
    • Maintenance of the Naku is still covered by Amarbai’s family

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Other Information:

 

Temples: 7 Mandirs in total.

Telephone Exchange: This serves the gham as well as neighbouring ghams (Gorpur, Meghpur, Sarli Rampur, Naranpur & Kera) with telecommunications and Internet access

Schools: Bal Mandir (Nursery), Boys (Junior), Girls (Junior), High School

Power Station: Located at the main entrance on Bhuj-Mandvi road which serves the gham 24 hours a day, 7 days a week of continuous electricity.

Petrol Station: Opened in 2006.

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