Rawatsar

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Rawatsar
city
Rawatsar is located in Rajasthan
Rawatsar
Rawatsar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 29°17′N 74°23′E / 29.28°N 74.38°E / 29.28; 74.38Coordinates: 29°17′N 74°23′E / 29.28°N 74.38°E / 29.28; 74.38
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Hanumangarh
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,383
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 335524
Telephone code +91-1537
Sex ratio 950 /

Rawatsar is a city, a municipality, and one of the seven tehsils in Hanumangarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Geography[edit]

Rawatsar is located at 29°17′N 74°23′E / 29.28°N 74.38°E / 29.28; 74.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 176 metres (577 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Rawatsar had a population of 28,383. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Rawatsar has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 44%. In Rawatsar, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Language[edit]

Bagri,[3] a dialect of Rajasthani language, is spoken by majority of population. The linguistic survey of Bagri was carried out by a team of scholars of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1993 and it was a major development for linguistic work on Bagri. A lot of research work (given in references) is done on Bagri in recent times. Now, Bagri has a reference grammar, dictionary, primers, and other reference material. The prominent poet on Bagri was Chander Singh "Birkali" who wrote "Loon", "Badli" and "Damfar" poems in the early-twentieth century.

Education[edit]

There are several educational campuses in Rawatsar; it is the native place for all the small villages as far as education part is concerned.

Historical Places in Rawatsar[edit]

1. RLB Fort 2. 400 year old banyan tree near Khetarpal ji Mandir


References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rawatsar
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ Gusain, Lakhan (2000). Bagri Grammar. (Languages of the World/Materials 384). Munich: Lincom Europa. ISBN 3-89586-398-X