Lal Bahadur Shashtri, Morarji Desai & Smt. Indira Gandhi have
also visited Kapaya & later on all of them have become Prime
Minister of India.
Acharya Kriplani, Amrutlal Thakker (Thakker Bapa) and Yashvantrao
Chavan & Many other gujarati & kutchi leaders & personalities
have visited this village
the name 'Kapaya' ?
1585 AD (Samvat 1640), when this village was populated by Sodha
Rajputs, in a small battle near Bhukhi river , two brave
warrier brothers were cut down (kapaya) by opponents, & the
village became popular as KAPAYA.
on Kapaya was populated by Rajputs, Gurjar Jain, Bhatiyas &
Suthar (Carpainters), Khojas . As a lot of wood was available
around the village, carpaintery work of Kapaya was in a full flow
& lots of wooden articles were exported to the different countries
via Mundra Port. Then Bhatiyas & Khojas started migrating
towards East Africa. A vacuum of population created in Village
1734 (Samvat 1790) , First Oswal Jain family came to Kapaya. Gradually
Oswal Jains dominated over the Kapaya. At the later stage, Oswal
Jains came to Mumbai for buisness purpose. The village Kapaya
became more prosperous & one of the leading village in Kutch.
is situated in Mundra Taluka, & as Bhuj-Mundra highway passes
thru' the village, it is connected to Mundra
(5 Km), Bhuj, Mandavi
& Gandhidham (50 Km each) in
the diffrent directions. Bhadreshwar
(Vasai) Tirth is just 20Km away.
villages are , Sadau, Mundra, Baroi, Pratapur, Samaghogha, Bhujpur,
Pragpur, Toda & Bhorara.