Kaila Devi Temple
Shree kaila devi ji's temple is 23 km
far away from Karauli city . It is believed that the temple came into existence around 1100 A.D.
This temple is of Shri Kaila Devi ji which is reigning diety of millions of people of
eastern Rajasthan, M.P. and U.P. Around 60 lacs pilgrims flock to this place every year. This temple is regarded
as one of the nine
Shakti peeths of goddess Durga.
In chaitra Navratra virtually
the entire area of eastern Rajasthan, western U.P. and western M.P. congregate at the feet of
goddess . 1000 of buses, cars and other vehicles bring these people here. Lacs of devotees
come on foot also. A real sea of humanity engulfs the surrounding area
for around 15 days. Such a large assemblage of devotees require tremendous efforts for provision and maintenance of basic
civic amenities and services.
The Govt. Deploys a whole
array of officers and staff from various Govt deptt. for proper management
of Chaitra fair