Mahwa, Rajasthan

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Nickname(s): Mahua
Mahwa is located in Rajasthan
Mahwa is located in India
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°03′N 76°56′E / 27.050°N 76.933°E / 27.050; 76.933Coordinates: 27°03′N 76°56′E / 27.050°N 76.933°E / 27.050; 76.933
Country India
State Rajasthan
District Dausa
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,559
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ 29

Mahwa is a census town in Mahwa Mandal, Dausa district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.


Mahwa is located 62 kilometres (39 mi) from its district main city, Dausa, and 114 kilometres (71 mi) from its state main city Jaipur.35 kilometres (22 mi) form Hindaun City. Mahwa, Jaipur, Dausa and Bharatpur are all situated on NH-11 (Agra to Bikaner).


As of 2001,[1] Mahwa had a population more than 19,558. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Mahwa has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 47%. In Mahwa, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Mahwa is located on National Highway 11 (Jaipur-Agra Highway) which comes on the route of Golden Triangle (Delhi-Agra-Jaipur). It is 123 km from the capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur and 113.5 km from Agra.

Mahwa Pin Code is 321608. Other villages in (321608) are Peetaliya Balaji (4.8 km), sinduki (6.0 km), Shayampura Kalan, Gagwana, Amolak Nagar, Norangwara, Khonch Puri (6.3 km), Samleti (3.5 km), Santha (4.9 km), Kherla Gadali (5.1 km), Gahnoli (5.8 km), Hurla (1.5 km), Guwarki(7.1 km), Salimpur (6.3 km) lalpur (10 km), tudiyana (14 km), rasidpur (3km), Palanhera (6.5 km). Badagoan Kherla {18 km (pin 322240)} Nearly railway stations are Mandawar-Mahwa junction 17 km, Hindaun City junction 35 km, Kherli junction 35 km, Bandikui junction 50 km, Dausa junction 63 km, Bharatpur junction 65 km.

Nearest airport is Jaipur Sanganer Airport which is 126 km away from Mahwa.

  • Omprakash Hudla (elected in 2013 BJP) is the current MLA from Mahawa. Mr. Hudla has now become Sansadiya Sachiv.
  • There was a boom in the education sector from 2002 when a first graduation college was opened in Mahwa, and nowadays there are more than one dozen PG colleges, and many English schools and coaching centres in Mahwa. The Main Govt. Sr. Sec. School is named after Rajasthan's First CM Mr. Tikaram Paliwal.
  • As Mahwa is on the route of Golden Triangle, it hosts lot of tourists. There are lots of Midway Rest Stops here to welcome the foreign guests. RTDC is a Midway Rest Stop that belongs to Government of Rajasthan. Motel Gangaur is an also a renowned Midway Rest Stop located just 5 km from Mahwa.
  • 15 km far away from Mahwa is Tudiyana and there famous person is raysing gurjar (lect. school hindi)
  • here also a govt. sr. sec school named by gsss,ramgarh and the name of principal of that school is mr. radheyshyam meena lalpur

Mahwa has now become forth Nagar Palika of Dausa district. Mr. S.K. Meena is the first Executive Officer of Mahwa Nagarpalika. Mr. Vijay Shankar Bohra will be the Chairman.

Temples and Religious Places[edit]

  • There is a famous and old temple of (Hanuman ji) named as Mandir Peetaliya Balaji situated at village (Peetaliya Balaji).
  • There is a Mahadev Mandir Located at Mahwa Fort, also known as "Bade Mahadev Ji".
  • Mehandipur Balaji, 17 km from Mahwa towards Jaipur, is a popular religious place, famous for the divinity of Balaji.


  1. ^ India census<"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. <