Kuldhara Village is one of the abandoned villages in Rajasthan. The village was once a prosperious place and became an abandoned place in 1800’s. The Government of Rajasthan decided to develop this place as one of the tourist spots near Jaisalmer.
Kuldhara: A Haunted, or Curse Village? History of Kuldhara Village
1. As A Tourist Spot
Due to it’s popularity as one of the haunted places in Rajasthan, the Government of Rajasthan decided to develop this place as tourist spot among the domestic and foreign travellers. However, Kuldhara is not much popular as Bhangarh Fort among the domestic and foreign travellers. Still, this place is visited by a few visitors / tourists.
2. Leaving The Village in 1800s
Kuldhara was a prosperous village but suddenly people started leaving the village in 1800s for some unknown reasons. A few historians and legends claimed that, the village was cursed. However, the possible reason was dwindling water supply.
3. Village Established in 13th Century
According to historians and available memorial stones, the village was settled in 13th century by Brahmins who originally migrated from Pali to Jaisalmer region. We do not have any particular information that, how many families were settled in Kuldhara from Pali. Based on available information, only one person was settled in the village who was named Kadhan.
4. Cursed or Haunted Place
According to a few online sites, Kuldhara village is cursed by Paliwal Brahims – that one would ever be able to settle down in the village again. However, we didn’t able to find any information where Paliwal Brahims got settled. They have left the village overnight due to cruelty of Jaisalmer’s Diwan Zalim Singh who attracted to a village’s beautiful girl.
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Article Title: Kuldhara: A Haunted, or Cursed Village? History of Kuldhara Village
Article first published on April 23, 2017.
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