Sheikhsar

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Sheikhsar
शेख़सर
Sukhchainpura
village
Sheikhsar is located in Rajasthan
Sheikhsar
Sheikhsar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 28°36′16″N 73°58′46″E / 28.604384°N 73.979423°E / 28.604384; 73.979423Coordinates: 28°36′16″N 73°58′46″E / 28.604384°N 73.979423°E / 28.604384; 73.979423
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Bikaner
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,820
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 334603
Telephone code 91-151-XX XX XXX
Vehicle registration RJ-07
Nearest city Lunkaransar

Sheikhsar (Hindi: शेख़सर) also known as Sukhchainpura, is a village in Lunkaransar tehsil of Bikaner district in Rajasthan, India. It is situated on the north-east border of the district adjoining Churu and Hanumangarh district boundaries. The village has a population of 5820 out of them are Scheduled Caste(SC) 1182 and Scheduled Tribe(ST) 4.[1]

Origin of Village Name[edit]

Baba Sheikh Farid visited northern areas of Rajasthan and lived there for long time. And his spiritual teachings affected people. In the Sukhchainpura village of Rajasthan, Baba Sheikh Farid made salty water drinkable, by his Yoga Maya. And people of Sukhchainpura village been so impressed by 'Yog Power' and devotion of Baba that they changed the name of village to Sheikhsar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delimitation Commission Report Bikaner

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