Mahwa, Rajasthan

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Mahwa
Town
Nickname(s): 
Mahua
Mahwa is located in Rajasthan
Mahwa
Mahwa
Location in Rajasthan, India
Mahwa is located in India
Mahwa
Mahwa
Mahwa (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
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictDausa
Population
(2001)
 • Total19,559
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ 29

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

Geography[edit]

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).

Demographics[edit]

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.

About[edit]

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 (3 km), Palanhera (6.5 km). Badagoan Kherla {Kherla Bujurg is a town located on Mahwa-Hindaun road, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Mahwa. The town has a population of 4,250, Male: 2,277 Female: 1,973 (pin 322240)},kamalpur(3 km) Nearly railway stations are Mandawar Mahuwa Road 17 km, Hindaun City 35 km, Kherli 35 km, Bandikui Junction 50 km, Dausa 63 km, Bharatpur Junction 65 km.

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

  • Om Prakash Hudla, an independent candidate won the constituency of Mahuwa by 9985 votes in the Assembly elections 2018.
  • Omprakash Hudla (elected in 2013 BJP) is the current MLA from Mahawa. Mr. Hudla has now become Sansadiya Sachiv.
  • 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.
  • Here is also a Govt. Sr. Sec School named by GHSS,Mahwa.

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.

Educational Institutes[edit]

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.There are many schools and colleges in Mahwa.

The Bohras Global School was the CBSE English Medium School opened in 2006. At present it is the only CBSE Affiliated English Medium School in Mahwa.

Temples and Religious Places[edit]

  • There is a Ganesh Mandir located at the heart of Mahwa "Ganesh Chowk".
  • 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.
  • Raseedpur Village as known in education field.

References[edit]

  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.<