Ikhar

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सुधीर भटकर
Village
सुधीर भटकर is located in Gujarat
सुधीर भटकर
सुधीर भटकर
सुधीर भटकर is located in India
सुधीर भटकर
सुधीर भटकर
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°58′N 73°02′E / 21.96°N 73.04°E / 21.96; 73.04Coordinates: 21°58′N 73°02′E / 21.96°N 73.04°E / 21.96; 73.04
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Bharuch
Population
 • Total 12,342
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 392230
Telephone code 2641
Vehicle registration GJ
Website gujaratindia.com

Ikhar is a village in the Bharuch district of the Indian state of Gujarat. The village has a population of 12,342. Munaf Patel, the famous Indian cricketer is from here and has a mansion situated on the outskirts near the chicken farm.

Mosques[edit]

Islam is the major religion followed by the people here. There are total five mosques in the village:

Jumma Masjid
Ikhar's oldest and main mosque which is located in the middle of village in the area called 'Chora'
Khwaja Garib-e-Nawaz Mosque
the largest mosque in Ikhar which is located in North-West corner of the Ikhar Cricket Ground. The area where this mosque is located is also called the 'Padar'

This is the most popular mosque in Ikhar.

Masjid e Bilal
This mosque is located on far North-West corner of the Village. This is latest built mosque in Ikhar area which is known as Garaswadi. This mosque was built by Chaplin Family, a wealthier family that is settled in Leicester, United Kingdom.