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Deshnoke

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Deshnoke is a small town in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan, India, near the Pakistan border and about 30 km from Bikaner.Deshnoke is famous for its 600-year-old Karni Mata Temple, where rats are worshiped. The goddess Karni Mata has been worshiped by the royal family as well as the general public of Bikaner and other parts of Rajasthan since long ago.GeographyDeshnoke is located at. It has an average elevation of 265 meters (869 feet).Demographics, Deshnoke had a population of 15,791. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Deshnoke has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 60% and, female literacy is 41%. In Deshnoke, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.ArtInhabitants: Since old time Deepawat, Sharma, Jain are living in this town.Karni Mata TempleThis structure is also known as the Rats' Temple. Located near the Pakistan border, the Karni Mata Temple is a popular tourist destination in the Bikaner region.Karni Mata also has followers from outside of the state. During Durga Navratri (Dussehra Festival), thousands of devotees visit the temple mainly from Rajasthan and also from Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. Biography of Karni Mata - According to tradition, Karni mata was originally the wife of Kipoji Charan of the village of Sathika. However, she later expressed to her husband her unwillingness to engage in matrimonial relations. He initially humoured her, thinking that she would relent in time. Instead of doing so Karni arranged for him to marry her own younger sister Gulab so that he might have a proper married life. She herself remained celibate all her life, with the concurrence and support of her husband.
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