Location in Gujarat, India
|Elevation||27 m (89 ft)|
|• Official||Gujarati, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||0.894 ♂/♀|
|Distance from Bhuj||60 kilometres (37 mi)|
|Distance from Ahmedabad||350 kilometres (220 mi)|
Most of the early infrastructure and temples of Khambhra was also constructed by these Mistris or Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas community in late 1890s. Almost all the old majestic houses of Khambhra with unique architect were destroyed in the earthquake on 26 January 2001. The village was rehabilitated with help of Government & NGO help. But the old glory is lost.
Among the persons who hailed from this small village and made it big during the years of railway constructions in the years of 1860–1920, the most famous and respected is Lira Raja Bhalsod (Rathor), who built Village Pond, Harijan vaas, and many other charitable activities. Further, there were a number of railway contractors from village.
Ranchhod Pachhan Rathod of village was one of the pioneers, who jumped into Railway Contract lines in 1852-54 and worked in first railway lines between Bori Bunder & Thane. It was due to his pioneering efforts in 1852 that many persons from village moved to Bombay and entered in Railway Contract line.
At village Khambhra, Temples, Library, Balwadi, Chabutro, Harijan Vaas and more particularly the Dam with the check dams which could store water for the whole village for years in those drought prone ages were single-handedly designed, build and donated by Lira Raja Rathod son of Raja Ruda of Khambhra, who later settled in Kolkata. Lira Raja Rathor of village was a major donor to build Anjar Boarding House for Students. Lira Raja also donated a piece of land and was instrumental in building a Kutchi Kadia Dharamsala at Dwarka.
Kuldevi Temples of many clans of these Kutch Gurjar Kshatriyas community are also there in this village.
Villagers enjoy very good drinking water supply, and very good electricity supply with very few power shortages. Village has good amount of telephone penetration and nearly all the houses have televisions and cable supply. Village entrance greets with Welcome gate.
Rathor, Kalyanji Ramji. The Managing Director, the Raipur Flour Mills Limited. Age 29 years. Belongs to family which came from Cutch first to Bihar in 1914 and did coal business and later established at Raipur in 1934. Has landed properties worth..