Jamwa Ramgarh

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Jamwa Ramgarh
जमवा रामगढ़
Town
Jamwa Ramgarh is located in Rajasthan
Jamwa Ramgarh
Jamwa Ramgarh
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°01′14″N 76°00′40″E / 27.020672°N 76.011003°E / 27.020672; 76.011003Coordinates: 27°01′14″N 76°00′40″E / 27.020672°N 76.011003°E / 27.020672; 76.011003
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jaipur
Government
 • MLA bjp
Population (2011)
 • Total 250,132
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 303109
Telephone code 01426

Jamwa Ramgarh also popularly known as the Ramgarh, is a subdivision of the Jaipur district located on State Highway Number 55, about 28 kilometres (17 mi) East-North of Jaipur city. It was best known for Ramgarh Lake which is now dry.

Ramgarh Lake[edit]

Main article: Ramgarh Lake

Ramgarh Lake was an artificial lake situated near Jamwa Ramgarh in Rajasthan, India. At one time the lake was the main source of water supply to Jaipur city. The last time the lake received water was 1999 and it has been dry since 2000.[1] It is situated 32 kilometres (20 mi) from Jaipur and when full covered an area of 15.5 square kilometres (6.0 sq mi).

Jamwai Mata Temple[edit]

This temple is located downstream from Ramgarh Lake in greenery bound area. Jamuvai mata is the kuldevi of kachhwaha rajputs(Rajawat, Shekhawat etc.). The temple of goddess was built by Rao dulherao of kachhwaha clan in jaipur near present Ramgarah Lake and later it is called Jamwa Ramgarh by the name of goddess Jamuvai.Previously this town is known as 'manch' and there was a temple of budhvai mata ji and the statue is still there in the same temple. It is much accepted view that Rao Dulherai had a dream about Jamwai Mata who directed him to conquer the area and when he won the war with local Meena Landlord he renamed the town 'Maanch' as Jamwa Ramgarh. This is a devotional shrine for the whole of the Kachwaha rajputs.

Geography[edit]

The major rivers passing through the Jaipur district are Banas and Banganga. Although serious drought is rare, poor water management and exploitation of groundwater with extensive tube-well systems threatens agriculture in some areas.

Climate[edit]

Jaipur has a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSh) receiving over 650 millimetres (26 in) of rainfall annually but most rains occur in the monsoon months between June and September. Temperatures remain relatively high throughout the year, with the summer months of April to early July having average daily temperatures of around 30 °C (86 °F). During the monsoon there are frequent, heavy rains and thunderstorms, but flooding is not common. The winter months of November to February are mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 15–18 °C (59–64 °F) and with little or no humidity. There are however occasional cold waves that lead to temperatures near freezing.[2]

Media[edit]

Newspapers available in all parts of Jamwa Ramgarh are Hindi dailies such as Rajasthan Patrika and Dainik Bhaskar.

List of Villages[edit]

Under Jamwa Ramgarh subdistrict there total are 233[3] villages, major of them are : Andhi, Basna, Behlor, Bhanpura, Bhawani, Bilod, Birasana,Bishanpura, Bobari, Booj, Chawandiya, Dangarwada, Dhamsya, Dhaula, Dhoolaraoji, Gathwari, Indragarh, Jaichandpura, Jamwa, Kalla, Kallan, Kharkhada, Khawarani, Lalwas, Langadiyawas, Manhagi, Manota, Mathasoola, Natata, Nayala, Neemala, Newer, Papar, Phootalav, Rahori, Raipur, Raisar, Rajpurwastala, Ramgarh,Rampura, Roopwas, Saipura, Samred, Sankotada, Tala, Thali, Tholai, Todameena.

samred kalan,kelanwas(Two boys in this village are IITian Thats name are Radheyshyam Meena(IIT Bombay) and Deepak Kumar Meena(IIT Kanpur)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sebastian, Sunny (5/1/2000). "Jaipur Lake a scorched bed now". The Hindu (The Hindu). The Hindu. Retrieved 26 August 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "World Weather Information Service". Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Census of India, 2011". http://censusindia.gov.in/. Dec 2011.