Suthari is a village in Abdasa Taluka of Kutch district of Gujarat, India.[2]

Suthari
Suthri
Village
Nickname(s): 
sonthari
Suthari is located in Gujarat
Suthari
Suthari
Location in Gujarat, India
Suthari is located in India
Suthari
Suthari
Suthari (India)
Coordinates: 23°02′02″N 68°54′58″E / 23.0340°N 68.9161°E / 23.0340; 68.9161Coordinates: 23°02′02″N 68°54′58″E / 23.0340°N 68.9161°E / 23.0340; 68.9161
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictKutch
TalukaAbdasa
Elevation
37 m (121 ft)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationGJ
Lok Sabha constituencyKachchh
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAbdasa[1]
Websitegujaratindia.com

It is 92 km to the west of District headquarters Bhuj and 27 km from taluka headquarters Naliya and 12 km from Kothara. Suthari is located near sea coast.

Suthari Pin code is 370490 and postal head office is at nearby village, Dumara.

Places of interestEdit

Shri Suthri Jain DerasarEdit

Suthari is famous as Jain pilgrimage center[2] as it holds one famous Jain temple where there are deities of Parshvanath, Padmavati, Kunthunath, Gautam Swami and Choumukhji. The temple built around year 1840[3] is a two-storied structure richly embellished with intricate designs and sculptures both inside and outside.[3][4] The chief architects and sculptors of the temple were, the Mistris of Kutch, a notable artisan community in the region.[5][6]

DarbargarhEdit

Among other place of interests is the Darbargarh, the royal residence of Jadeja chief of the place, who were jagirdar during time of princely era of Kutch.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies-Post delimitation, State: Gujarat, District: Ahmadabad" (PDF). National Information Centre, Government of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b Kutch by India. Superintendent of Census Operations, Gujarat. Director, Government Print. and Stationery, Gujarat State. 1964. p. 53.
  3. ^ a b Shri Suthri Tirth
  4. ^ Jainism: A Pictorial Guide to the Religion of Non-violence edited by Kurt Titze, Klaus Bruhn,1998; pp-200
  5. ^ Nanji Bapa ni Nondh-pothi (1999), Dharsibhai Jethalal Tank - Vadodara.
  6. ^ Kutch Gurjar Kshatriya Samaj : A brief History & Glory : by Raja Pawan Jethwa, Calcutta. (2007) Calcutta.pp 28-29.