Kuldhara

It was with a great sense of mystery that I visited the twin-villages of Kuldhara and Khaba, 30 kms to the west of Jaisalmer. These two, and 82 other villages, were deserted overnight by the Paliwal Brahmins after living there for over 5 centuries: from 1291 AD to 1825 AD.

It was with a great sense of mystery that I visited the twin-villages of Kuldhara and Khaba, 30 kms to the west of Jaisalmer. These two, and 82 other villages, were deserted overnight by the Paliwal Brahmins after living there for over 5 centuries: from 1291 AD to 1825 AD.