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Kotputli is a small city and a municipality in Jaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is made up of the main town named Kot and the nearby Putli village, which is now considered a part of the main city. Kotputli is a very old and historical place. It was a part of the Matsya ( now Alwar ) kingdom having capital at nearby village bairat during the period of Mahabharta.
Kotputli was a part of Torawati which is named after Tanwar Rajpoots having their origin at Patan, now a small town in Sikar district. During the British period, Kotputli was a nizamat under the princely state of Khetri. Raja Sardar Singh of Khetri constructed many buildings in Kotputli including the present Sardar school and Sardar Zanana Hospital. Its location is also very good. It is 70 km away from alwar, 105 km away from Jaipur and 128 km from Gurgaon. It is a fast developing city. Its also having the largest cement factory of Asia in terms of production. Its the most deserving tehsil of Jaipur to be a district. its among the largest tehsils of India.
This small city of Rajasthan is different from rest of the Rajasthan as this is among the fast growing places of Rajasthan. Industrialization is also taking heights here. Rajendra Singh Yadav is the MLA of Kotputli.
Shree Sarun Mata Temple, near Kotputli is a very old and famous temple. Rao Bhopalji founded the Sarun Mata Temple in 1276, the temple of Kuldevi of Tanwar Rajputs. On every festival hundreds of thousands of pilgrims visit the temple, many people make donation for the development of the area near the temple which help the pilgrims to stay in newly built dharamshalas. For more information please visit: www.sarunmata.org
Address- Jaipur to Sarun Mata temple=112 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 7 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road.
As of the 2011 Indian census[update], Kotputli had a population of 2,50,157. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kotputli has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 7%, and female literacy is 56%. In Kotputli, 16% of the population is under 16 years of age. Kotputli is fast increasing in infrastructure development. It is placed between Delhi and Jaipur center. Jaipur is already a fast city, its benefit goes to Kotputli.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.