History of
DGK Samaj

RAMKOR BAI & RATNA BAI – Two Noble Ladies Who Have Donated The Building Which is Today The Dakshina Gujarathi Khedawal Samaj Building.

Sometime during 11th Century the on-sought and invasion of Gujarat by Md. Ghori and Gazni, unsettled the peaceful existence in general and particularly the Baj-Kedawal community of Gujarat. The menacing hordes and sack of Somnath at once became a fore-warning and the Baj-kedawal community moved down south and settled near the vicinity of River Thamiravarni (Presumably, their ancient habitat according to some Gujarat historians of the community’s migration from south). Thirunelveli town and the temple precincts became their abode almost 900 years ago…

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