Gudamalani

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Gudamalani
Rad dhara
village
Gudamalani is located in Rajasthan
Gudamalani
Gudamalani
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°10′59″N 71°43′0″E / 25.18306°N 71.71667°E / 25.18306; 71.71667Coordinates: 25°10′59″N 71°43′0″E / 25.18306°N 71.71667°E / 25.18306; 71.71667
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Barmer
Government
 • Type Tehsil
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population
 • Total 4,540
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 344031
Vehicle registration RJ-04
Nearest city Barmer
Lok Sabha constituency Barmer (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha Constituency Gudamalani

Gudamalani is a village and Tehsil within the Barmer district of Rajasthan state of India. The village is located in the Thar desert.

Gudamalani is situated on the road connecting Jodhpur to Ahemedabad. This area unlike the Thar desert area is somewhat green and the land is fertile . The Luni River of Rajasthan flows through Gudamalani.

History[edit]

Before independence, Gudamalani was ruled by Rathore Kings who claim descent from jaitmal, son of Rao Salkhaji and brother of Saint Mallinathji Mahecha. The titular head was called Rana and part of this kingdom was in modern day Pakistan. Till the death of the last Rana ruler of Gudamalani, annually the heads of all the villages in both India and Pakistan come to pay homage to the kings and their ancestors. Rana bhawani singh ji saheb and Rana kuldeep singh ji saheb are the current titular heads of gudamalani. People of this area have special faith in the god namely aalam ji(aalam word derives from Persian-mughal languages)....aalam ji is believed to be the reincarnation of saint ramapeer.During the rule,the total number of revenue villages were 112.The jagir of gurha was considered to be more huge than that of sirohi according to the land area.

Demographics[edit]

The population of Gudamalani according to the census 2001 is 4,540. The male population is 2,418, while female population is 2,122. .people of this area have special faith in the god namely aalam ji(aalam word derives from Persian-mughal languages)....aalam ji is believed to be the reincarnation of saint ramapeer.

MLA[edit]

No Year Name of MLA Party
1 1957-1962 Ram Dan Indian National Congress
2 1962-1980 Ganga Ram Choudhary Indian National Congress
3 1990-1995 Madan Kaur Janata Dal
4 1995-1998 Parasram Maderna Indian National Congress
5 1980-1990
1998-2013
Hemaram Choudhary Indian National Congress
6 2013-Present Ladhu Ram Bishnoi Bharatiya Janata Party

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