history of changoi rathore sardars

history of changoi rathore sardars

Changoi is a village which was controlled by Rathore sardars called Rajvi. Rajaji Brijlal Singhj was the last jagirdar, who had an honour of tajeem from Bikaner State. In his jagir he had 12 villages which were given to his ancestor Raja Bhawani Singhji (nephew of Maharaja Gaj Singh, then ruler of Bikaner State) by then ruler of Bikaner State Maharaja Surat Singhji in 1804. It is a twin village join along with Mikhala, which the headquarters of the panchayat. This village is famous for a temple of Babhuta Sidh Maharaj near Matani Bass, who is known for getting the people out from the danger of any kind of snakebite. A huge religious fair of Bhabhuta Siddh Maharaj is arranged every year at 'Bhadva sudi Saptmi' (a date of Vikram Samvat). There is a little fort also, called Changoi Garh. There is an ancient chhatri (a Hindu tomb) in memory of Banmali Das, stepbrother of Maharaja Anoopsingh, ruler of Bikaner State in the 18th century.