Chirawa

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Chirawa
Town
Chirawa is located in Rajasthan
Chirawa
Chirawa
Chirawa is located in India
Chirawa
Chirawa
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 28°15′N 75°38′E / 28.25°N 75.63°E / 28.25; 75.63Coordinates: 28°15′N 75°38′E / 28.25°N 75.63°E / 28.25; 75.63
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jhunjhunun
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 43,953 [1]
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 333026
Telephone code 91-1596
Vehicle registration RJ-18

Chirawa is a small town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is part of Shekhawati region. It is known for Takat Hazara-painted havelis. It is also famous for a sweet known as peda and most famous shop for peda is Lalchand peda.

Geography[edit]

Chirawa is located at 28°15′N 75°38′E / 28.25°N 75.63°E / 28.25; 75.63. It has an average elevation of 294 metres (965 ft). Chirawa is one of the oldest and biggest town of Shekhawati region, and is a hub for this region since it a junction for Jhunjhunu, Khetri, Sultana, Mandrela, Pilani, Loharu, and Surajgarh. The Rajasthan Legislature approved way to transform govt. senior sec. school is just on the inskirts of Chirawa. it is also a major hub for marble tiles, specific cut stone flooring in the region

Description[edit]

Chirawa has many old havelis (private mansions) such as Dalmias, Sakserias, Somanis, Jasrapuria Ki Haveli and Shrimalon Ka Mahal. There is a Jain temple situated in Shrimalon Ka Mohalla and it is around 150 years old. Chirawa is known for its market, and is a regional hub for the majority of the economic, commercial, and political activities as it is connected with the railroad lines. Its annual Gugaji Maharaj mela and Pandit Ganeshnarayan Maharaj (also known as bavlia pandit) birthday celebration(festival) draws visitors from all over the Shekhawati region. Chirawa is largely popular for the sweet Peda.There is a shop in chirawa known as Lalchand Peda which is a famous name in the era of sweets due to its Quality, Purity and Neatness. They are making famous sweet of Peda since 1950 and they are doing a lot of hardwork for making Chirawa Peda world famous[2]

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