Baggar

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Baggar
city
Baggar is located in Rajasthan
Baggar
Baggar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Baggar is located in India
Baggar
Baggar
Baggar (India)
Coordinates: 28°11′17″N 75°30′02″E / 28.188168°N 75.500579°E / 28.188168; 75.500579Coordinates: 28°11′17″N 75°30′02″E / 28.188168°N 75.500579°E / 28.188168; 75.500579
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictJhunjhunun
Population
(2011)
 • Total32,870
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-

Baggar is a town in the Jhunjhunu District of Rajasthan, a state in India. It lies in the Shekhawati region. It is known for a haveli, named the Piramal Haveli, with fresco paintings. This haveli is also used as a hotel.

Bagar is also known as an educational centre of Rajasthan, with its comparatively excellent schools and colleges. Piramal Girls School is a popular boarding school in Baggar. B.L.Sec.Sr.School, Shivonker Maheshwari Technical Institute, Krishna Devi Maheshwari Pharmacy College, Seth GDSB Patwari College and Sanskrit College are some prominent schools and colleges in Bagar. This town has produced many top industrialists such as Piramals, Maheshwaris, Roongtas etc. It is also known for its sati temple.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[1] Baggar has a population of 14,648. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Baggar has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 64% of the males and 36% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.