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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 14, p. 313.


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KALKA 313
The town is locally known as Tarabta, and is situated at the foot
of the hill It is now of small importance; but the ruins of fine
residences and many old remains prove it to have been once rich
and important. Tarahtf contains a dispensary, and was till recently
administered under Act XX of x856, but its importance is decreasing.
There is a village school.
fjournat,.Asiotio Soaery of Bengal, lot, xvii, pp. 171 and 313;
Cunningham, ArMaealogica7 Survey Peporrg vol. xxi, p. zo.]
Kalinjata-Village in the State of Banswara, Rajputana, situated
n 23° 21′ N. and 74° 19′ E., on the right bank of the Hire. stream;
a tributary of the Arias, 17 miles south-west of the capital. It was
formerly a place of considerable trade carried on by Jain merchants,
who were driven away by Maratha freebooters. It is now the head.
quarters of the southern of the two districts into which the State
has been recently divided, and possesses a small Hindi school attended
by about zo boys. The place is remarkable as containing the ruins
of a fine Jain temple, described by Heber as being built on a very
omplicated and extensive plan. It is covered with numerous denies
and pyramids and divided into a great number of apartments, roofed
with stone, crowded with images, and profusely embellished with
rich and elaborate carvings.
(Bishop Heber, Narrative of a jou,v y through the Upper P-Ores
of Ad's, vol. ii (r8zg).]
Kali Sind.-Tributary of the Cltamwny draining part of Central
India and Rajpudna It rises in the Vindhyss in 22° 36′ N. and
76° 25′ E., at the village of Baljhili, and flows for about 18c miles
through the Gwalior, Dewis, Narsmghgarh, and Indme States in
Central India, after which it traverses Kotah and Jha.lawa, in Rajpu6
Ana, piercing the Mullandwara hills near GAgmun, and falls into the
Chambal, zz5 miles from its source, near the village of Pipara in
Knuth State (25° 32′ N. and 76° 19′ E.). Its principal tributaries
re the Lakundar in Central India, and the PmwAn, Ujar, and Abu
in Rlipmana. , Though a perennial stream, the volume of water is
mall except in the rains, and se end roads cos the river by cause
ways. The Ujjain-Bhopal Railway, howevenpasses a bridge
r: the KAlt Sind station. Water for irrigation is raised from its
bed in the upper part of its course, but lower down the banks be,
come too steep. The river is frequently referred to in Sanskrit
literature, and s mentioned by Abul-Fast as one of the principal
s of Malwa.. Sarangpur and Gagman are the principal places
rivers banks. It is probable that Kali ('black') Sind derives it,
name from the prevalence of black basalt in its bed
Kalka:-Town attached for administrative purposes to the Khmar
,h,11 of Amb11a District, Punjab, situated in 30° 50′ N. and 76° 57′ E.,
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