Saidoke

Saidoke
Gram Panchayat  Saidoke
Tehsil Nihal Singh Wala 
District Moga 
State Punjab 
Pincode 142055 
Area 1741 Hectare 
Nearest town Nihal SinghWala 
Saidoke (ਸੈਦੋਕੇ, सैदोके, سیدوکے) village is located in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil of Moga district in Punjab, India. According to Census 2011 information the location code or village code of Saidoke village is 033914.

 

 

Overview

Saidoke village is the last village of Moga district. It is located 40 km away from Moga. Saidoke was first in Firozpur district. After this Faridkot and now it is in Moga district. Most of the villagers belongs to Dhaliwal Gotra.

This village is blessed by Guru gobind Singh Ji and Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji. Guru Gobind Singh Ji was going from Anandpur to Dina Kangar. Before reaching Dina Kangar, he stopped for some time in this village and rested. Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji also visited this place while going from Guru ki Dhab to Jaito, Guru Ji stop here and provide water to his horse on the village pond.

History

Sehdev and Mehdev were two brothers from Jaisalmer. Sehdev established the village Sehdev and, Mehdev established the village Madoke. This village (Saidoke) old name was Sehdev. Which has changed to Saidoke over time. Sehdev had six sons. Five Pattis of the village were named in their name. Kora Patti, Dana Patti, Langar Patti, Raw Patti and Ranga Patti. Sehdev one son had left the place after an argument with his brothers. From here, he set up Saidoke Chak village in Firozpur district.

Education

This village has 3 Government Primary Schools, 2 Government Senior Secondary Schools and 2 Private Schools.

  • Govt Primary School Saidoke
  • Govt Senior Secondary School Saidoke - Guru Gobind Singh Ji was going from Anandpur to Dina Kangar. Before reaching Dina Kangar, he stopped for some time in this village and rested. In this village, where Guru Ji rested there was a school built in 1953 and the name of this school is named Khalsa High School, Saidoke. This school was handed over to the government in 1969 and this school was named after the Government High School, Saidoke. In 1995, this school was made a secondary school. Recently, contributions made by NRIs and school management have helped to provide a whole new look to the school.
  • Guru Nanak Public School Saidoke
  • Shaheed Ganj Public School Saidoke

Population

As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,481 families residing in the village Saidoke. The total population of Saidoke is 7,771 out of which 4,105 are males and 3,666 are females.

Children population

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Saidoke village is 796 which is 10% of the total population. There are 403 male children and 393 female children between the age 0-6 years. 

Literacy rate

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Saidoke is 63%. Thus Saidoke village has lower literacy rate compared to 63.1% of Moga district. The male literacy rate is 67.94% and the female literacy rate is 57.5% in Saidoke village.

Schedule Caste

  • Total Scheduled Caste 3796
  • Male SC population      2018
  • Female SC population 1778

Work status

 TitleTotalMaleFemale
Main Workers28762207669
Cultivators95492232
Agriculture Labourer1120951169
Household Industries865729
Other Workers716277439
Marginal Workers1028233795
Non Working386716652202

Religious places

  • Gurudwara Shaheed Ganj
  • Gurudwara Haveli Sahib
  • Dera Sant Ganga Ram Ji - The village's first well was planted in the Dera of Baba Ganga Ram. Which is still legally visible. In this Dera, the wrestling arena also runs. Basti Smagam of Baba Ganga Ram is also organized here. Now, this Dera is being run by Sant Dharam Das Ji.
  • Dera Hakam Puri
  • Vishkarma Bhawan
  • Dera Kutiya 
  • Baba Jiwan Singh's Place
  • Gurudwara Nihang Singh Ramsar
  • Shaheedi Smarak Maan Singh Ji

Notable Personalities

  • Maan Singh and Makhan Singh of this village have served Satguru Ram Singh a lot. Maan Singh contributed to the Kuka movement. In 1872 he was deported along with Satguru Ram Singh Ji.
  • Pratap Singh and Hira Singh of this village served in the Gadar movement in 1915.
  • Sant Malook Das also belonged to this village. After this, their followers were Sant Bishan Das and after this Sant Ganga Ram.
  • Village wrestler Hira Singh.
  • Sant Dharam Das and Kartar Singh also played wrestling. Sant Dharam Das once holds the 45-minute wrestling series with Dara Singh.
  • Dharmajit Sangh Dhaliwal, Jagtar Singh and Paramjit Singh Pamma of this village help in every way.

Facilities

  • Dana Mandi
  • Sub Post Office
  • Community Health Center
  • Allopathic Hospital
  • Dispensary
  • Veterinary Hospital
  • Nutritional Anganwadi Centre
  • ASHA Centre
  • Commercial Bank
  • Cooperative Bank
  • Agricultural Credit Society
  • Sports Field
  • Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Park
  • Sports Club/Recreation Centre - Azaad Youth Welfare Club has been created by the youth of the village. This club has done a lot of work for the improvement of the village. The club is working on the parks, roads and signboards in the gurdwara, the improvement of bus stands and the cleaning of the village. In addition, the club distributed school uniforms to all the needy children in the schools.
  • Public Library
  • Public Reading Room

Gallery

 

References

  1. http://www.censusindia.co.in/villages/saidoke-population-moga-punjab-33914
  2. https://www.thetravelwise.com/india/village/saidoke/about
  3. https://villageinfo.in/punjab/moga/nihal-singhwala/saidoke.html
  4. http://punjabrevenue.nic.in/Moga_gazetter/chapter_2.pdf

 

 
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