Folklore versions differ. In all of them, the odious Minister Salim Singh appears. According to one version, the residents left the village due to a sharp increase in taxes by the minister. In another legend, Singh proposed one of the girls as a wife, but she refused, after which the residents, frightened by the revenge of the minister, decided to leave the village.
After 1825, no one lives in the vicinity of the village –allegedly during the leave, the village head cursed this land and the people who dare to settle there. Lovers of the paranormal that spent the night at the site of the ruins of Kuldhara claimed to have heard voices, whispers and seen shadows. They believe that these are the ghosts of the people who ignored the curse.