Birodi Bari

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Birodi Bari
बिड़ोदी बड़ी
Village
Birodi Bari is located in Rajasthan
Birodi Bari
Birodi Bari
Birodi Bari is located in India
Birodi Bari
Birodi Bari
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°50′05″N 75°13′52″E / 27.8348258°N 75.2311134°E / 27.8348258; 75.2311134Coordinates: 27°50′05″N 75°13′52″E / 27.8348258°N 75.2311134°E / 27.8348258; 75.2311134
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Sikar
Government
 • Body Panchayat
 • Sarpanch Rajendra Prasad Bhaskar
Elevation 424.24 m (1,391.86 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,242[1]
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 332316[2]
Telephone code 91-1573
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ-23
Nearest city Nawalgarh
Distance from Nawalgarh 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) (land)
Distance from Sikar 32 kilometres (20 mi) (land)
Distance from Jhunjhunu 42 kilometres (26 mi) (land)
Distance from Laxmangarh 20 kilometres (12 mi) (land)
Avg. summer temperature 35-40 °C
Avg. winter temperature 0-5 °C

Birodi Bari (Hindi: बिड़ोदी बड़ी) or Birodi Badi or Bidodi Badi or Beerodi Bari is a village in the Laxmangarh administrative region of Sikar district of Indian state Rajasthan. It lies 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Laxmangarh and 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of Nawalgarh. It borders Khinwasar, Bidsar, Bidasar, Birodi Chhoti, Jhadhewa, Jogiyon ka bas, Ramsingh Pura and Bhoodha Ka Bas (Malio Ki Dhani) villages.

The 500 acres (2.0 km2) village has an overall population of about 4,411[3] of whom 2,000 are members of the Jat ethnic group, while the main Jat gotra of the village are Sunda, Jakhar, Bhaskar, Beejala, Dudhwal, Kulhadia, Dotasara, Kansujiya, Sewada, Nehra, Godara, Repaswal etc. Other castes include Brahmin, Jangid, Mali, Nayak, Bhopa and Balai (956).

Village government[edit]

Birodi Bari, Birodi Chhoti, Bhoodha Ka Bas, Jhadhewa, Jogiyon ka Bas and Ramsingh Pura fall under Birodi Bari Panchayat. The current sarpanch is Rajendra Prasad Bhaskar. The panchayat has 13 ward members chosen by the people through polling.

Villages under Birodi Bari gram panchayat samiti[4][edit]

Village economy[edit]

Some 1000 people, about 70% of the population are engaged in farming. There are ten male government teachers, five female government teachers, one in Indian Forest Service (IFoS),two physical education teachers, two nurses, six armed forces personnel, one in FCI, two staff of the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation RSRTC, two members of the Delhi Police, three in the RAC, Seven state policemen, four electricity department workers, three are retired (Subedar Major), five are retired Havildars, 20 work in Arab countries, one soldier is a black belt in karate and one person works as a postman. As can be seen from these figures, only 70 villagers are employed in occupations other than agriculture.

Climate[edit]

Birodi has a hot summer, scanty rainfall, a chilly winter season and a general dryness of the air, except in the brief monsoon season. The average maximum and minimum temperatures are 28-34 and 15 - 20 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Transportation[edit]

Birodi is connected by a two lane asphalt road to Laxmangarh and Nawalgarh. Nawalgarh Railway station, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Birodi is the nearest railway station, which is well connected to Jaipur, Delhi and other cities. Asphalt roads connect the village to surrounding villages and to Laxmangarh.

Camel carts and bullock carts were formerly the chief means of transportation and are being replaced by Motorcycles and other automobiles. Quite a few villagers walked to Nawalgarh and other surrounding places. In the rainy season, womenfolk bring grass on their heads for cows and buffaloes.

Education[edit]

The villagers claim to be fully literate while all children now attend school. However, many women remain illiterate, although literacy rates are improving. Many students of the village have obtained admission to pioneering engineering institutes through various competitions run by the IIT, AIEEE etc., as well as into medical colleges through various competitions like AIPMT, Rajasthan Pre Medical Test [1] and other exams. When it comes to the Education among clans, Sunda is the most educated clan in the whole Panchayat & Sunda gave 25+ Govt. employees to Central and Rajasthan Government.

Religion[edit]

All villagers follow the Hindu religion. Jats, Harijans, Brahmins and members of the Mali caste live in the village. Among the Jats Sunda, Bhaskar, Mahann, Pilania, Meel etc are all subcastes. The Kamma and Saini are the only subcastes of the Mali Caste. Harijans are divided into Kanwalia and Denwal subcastes. There is a single family of Chotiya Gotra Brahmins.

Society and culture[edit]

Village society is governed solely by Hindu rituals although the younger generation has been affected by western cultural influences.

Music and Entertainment[edit]

Folk songs are sung by women during weddings and on other social occasions. Menfolk sing dhamaal ( traditional Holi songs). Many villagers own TV's as well as radios and satellite dishes. The sound of popular Hindi music emanating from stereos and other devices is heard from different houses during the afternoon and evening.

Games and sports[edit]

Most of the children play Soccer/Football. Few villagers also play Volleyball and Cricket. Birodi Bari football team is popular in their district with their players' ability & sportsmanship.There are a few National level players and many State level players. Villagers can be seen playing cards in chaupal (village common area).

Festivals[edit]

Villagers celebrate all major Hindu festivals. Some of the major festivals are Holi, Deepawali, Makar Sankranti, Raksha Bandhan, Sawan, Teej, Gangaur etc.

Village location[edit]

The village lies on road connecting Laxmangarh to Nawalgarh.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011 data". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved August 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pin code search option, India Post". indiapost.gov.in. Retrieved 2011-12-30. 
  3. ^ Delimitation Commission Report
  4. ^ "e-Gram Rajasthan government". egram.raj.nic.in. Retrieved April 8, 2012. 

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