Newly introduced the “Jhajhar” village situated in the erstwhile province of Shekhawati (Rajasthan), which is located in the Northern part of India. Shekhawati is also known as Scotland of India because of its valorous history. It is a semi-deserted region. Jhajhar located in mid of the Shekhawati region.
Appx 17th centaury’s The Jagir (fiefdom) of Jhajhar with other villages was granted posthumously to the crown prince of Udaipurwati, Kunwar Shri Purshottamdas Ji Saheb (Purshottam Singh), elder son of Thakur Todar Mal, ruler of Udaipurwati. Kunwar Purshottamdas married Thukrani Phool Kanwar Mertani Ji Sahiba of Kuchaman. His son Thakur Prithvi Singh as the Thakur Saheb of Jhajhar succeeded him; he was brave and outstanding personality. Prithvi Singh made the arrangements of protection to Jhajhar. He died valiantly fighting in the battle of Devli and Heerapura, north of Sambhar. He had four sons, after his death Jhajhar was divided into Chaar Panas (four parts), among four sons of Thakur Prithvi Singh Ji. Due to the influence of the Shekhawats, no incident of theft or robbery happened under their rule in Jhajhar. The Shekhawat Sirdars of Jhajhar were the Bhomias (Landlords). Thakurs of Jhajhar paid allegiance to their overlords, the Maharajas of Jaipur, which was collected from Udaipurwati.
Flora & Fauna
Land of Jhajhar is semi-deserted. Khejri trees (Prosopis cineraria), akada plants are normally found here and various varieties of birds like peacock, parrot, titar (Grey Francolin); you can also see rarely wild rabbits at the campsite.