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Bagholi
Village
Phool Singh Ji Ki Haveli, Bagholi
Bagholi as shown within the map of the Indian state of Rajasthan
Bagholi
Bagholi within the map of Rajasthan
Coordinates: 27°46′12″N 75°40′47″E / 27.770102°N 75.679594°E / 27.770102; 75.679594Coordinates: 27°46′12″N 75°40′47″E / 27.770102°N 75.679594°E / 27.770102; 75.679594
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictJhunjhunu district
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Bagholi is a village located in Jhunjhunu district, Rajasthan, India. It is within a locally self-governing Scheduled Area.

Overview

Bagholi, located in udaipurwatitehsil (English: administrative division) and surrounded by the Aravali Range of mountains, has 8 Rajput panas,[clarification needed] each containing a separate haveli (manor). Brahmin and Baniya have individual havelis. Most local Baniya have moved to Kolkata, specifically for business in Burrabazar.

The largest haveli belongs to the Thakur Sahab Phool Singh Ji, who is well-known in Paintalisa.[clarification needed] He has led construction of this haveli throughout his life; it spreads around 22 bigha (approximately 35,611.4 square metres [383,318 sq ft]) centred in this village.

Thakur Durg Singh Ji ruled for approximately 25 years as sarpanch (English: elected leader) of gram panchayat (English: self-governing village council), succeeded by Thakur Sahab Bhagwan Singh Ji for 5 years.

The village has the area's first electrical grid and provides water to the villages and nearby khetri (English: copper mines).[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ "मणकसास में 5 दिन से आता है पानी". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). Retrieved 31 August 2018.