Vidi, is among one of the 19 villages founded by Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas or Mistris. The Mistri community first moved into Saurashtra early 7th century and later a major group in 12th century entered Kutch andestablished themselves at Dhaneti. Later in 12th century they moved between Anjar and Bhuj and founded the villages of Anjar, Sinugra, Khambhra, Nagalpar, Khedoi, Madhapar, Hajapar, Kukma, Galpadar, Reha, Vidi, Ratnal, Jambudi, Devariya, Lovaria, Nagor, Chandiya, Meghpar and Kumbharia. The Mistris of these villages have built and developed the infrastructure around the villages in late 1890. However, majority of old houses of Mistris with unique architect were destroyed in the earthquake of 26th January, 2001.
There were some railway contractors and colliery owners who hailed from this village and made it big during the early years of railway construction between 1860–1910.
There is a Hanuman Mandir in side a cave on the outskirts of Vidi, which is very known in nearby areas of Kachchh.
Kuldevi Temples of many clans of these Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas community are also there in this village.
- Kutch Gujar Kshatriyas, History & names of their 18 Villages
- Press Report after earthquake Giving details of Villages, Art & Skills of Mistris of Kutch
- Press Report on Houses, History of Mistiris of Kutch
- Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas
- Gurjar Kshatriyas, also known as Mistris, came to Kutch from Rajasthan. They are skilled in building construction. They first established themselves at Dhaneti and were granted 18 villages by the rulers of Kutch. They are famous designers and developers of buildings and bridges
- Nanji Bapa ni Nondh-pothi published in Gujarati in year 1999 from Vadodara. It is a diary of Railway Contracts done by KGK community noted by Nanji Govindji Tank of Hajapar/Jamshedpur, complied by Dharsibhai Jethalal Tank of Nagalpar/Tatanagar. This book was given Aank Sidhhi award by Kutch Shakti at Mumbai in year 2000.Railway Contractors from Veedee
- Ratna Bhagat Ni Chopdi :1930
- Kadia Kshatriya Abhudaya:1897
- Shree Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya Samaj : A brief History & Glory of our fore-fathers : by Raja Pawan Jethwa. (2007) Calcutta.
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