Rohtak news:Even though today we have reached the 21st century and India has knocked on the southern tip of the moon. But people of Kharak Jatan village in Lakhan Majra block of Rohtak district still carry on an ancient tradition started by their ancestors. Every year, on one day in the month of Bhadrapada, the residents of this village seal their village for 24 hours. During this period no person from that village is allowed to leave the village nor is anyone from outside allowed to enter the village.
The villagers regularly guard the borders of the village to ensure that this rule is followed. They do this so that disease does not spread among their animals. This time the villagers also followed the old tradition. All borders of the village were sealed at 12 noon on Friday evening and the borders of the village remained sealed till Saturday night. This day was also a holiday in government schools, health centers and other government institutions in the village. Because there was a complete ban on employees entering the village. People who had important work on Saturday. Had to leave the village on Friday itself. Those who unknowingly visited the village on Saturday. Such people were kept outside the village.
I never lit the oven in any house
According to tradition, no stove was lit in any house in the village. That day, everyone in the village ate stale food. The women had already prepared and stored sweet rotis. No milk was milked in any house. The villagers had also gotten food for the animals the day before. Havan was performed together in the village. All the animals in the village were led under a green rope and sprinkled with Ganga water. Googly incense was smoked throughout the village.
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