yellow limestmm found locally, which is easily cfdselled when first
quarried, and becomes harder on exposure. The Jain temples in the
fort are very fine, the carving in them being exquisite; some of them
said to be 1,400 years old. The town possesses a post office, a
jail with ac modation for 88 prisoners (the daily average strength
.904 being 54), an Anglo-veroacular school and a primary Hindi
school attended by r6. boys, and a hospital with accommodation for
Jai Samand.-Lake in Udaipur State, Rijput3na- Se DHHBAR
Jaito.-Town in the Phul nfedmmt of Nabha State, Punjab, situated
in 30° 26′ N. and 74° 56′ E., on the Ferompore-Bbatinda branch of the
6,8,5. - Jail, possesses a large grain market, and an important cattle
fair is held here then month of February. It has a police station, a
dispensary, and a primary school.
Jajmau.-Former name of the Cnwuroue: taltti7, Cawnpoie Di,-
nicq United Provinces.
Jajpur Subdivsion.-North-western subdivision of Cuttack Dis.
trice Bengal, lying between 20° 39′ and 21° 10′ N. and 85° 42′ and
86° 37′ E.,with shares, ofi,tl5squaremiles. Thepopulationinl9,,
as 56-,40x, compared with 5,5,910 in t89x. The west of the sub-
division he, on the fringe of the Ch,aa Nageur plateau, and this portion
-ery sparsely populated; towards the east, which consists of a fertile
highly cultivated plain, the density increags, the average for the wb,le
subdidsion being 503 persons per square mile. It contains one town,
Jzfpua (population, 1 rr), its head quarters; and 1,58, villages.
Jajpur Town.-Head-quarter., of the subdivision of the same name
in Cuttack District, Bengal, situated in 20° 51′ N. End 86° 10′ E., on
the right bank of the Baitmani i, P˘pulatun (x901), i l
Under the early kings of the Kesaridynasty Jrqpr, was, the capital of
Orissa, and in the sixteenth century it was the s cwre of the struggle
between the Musalmans and Hindus, from which it emerged in ruins.
It is still a esort for pilgrims, but has comparatively little trade. It
contains many interesting buildings, among which the most striking are
the temples of Buod3 Devi, of the Boar incarnation of Vishnu, and the
great sun pillar that stands a mile outside the town. This latter con-
sists of, huge and beautifully proportioned column of stone raised on
solid pedestal j and if the temple was in proportion, it must have been'
of a remarkable size. All traces of it have, however, disappeared, and'
the column has escaped only owing to its great weight,which prevented'
its would-be destroyers from moving it. Besides these, some ancient
hamic figures of gods and goddesses are standing or lying in the core.
pound of the subdi,isional office. They am considemd to be fine