Ramdevra

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Ramdevda

Runiche
Village
Ramdevda is located in Rajasthan
Ramdevda
Ramdevda
Location in Rajasthan, India
Ramdevda is located in India
Ramdevda
Ramdevda
Ramdevda (India)
Coordinates: 27°01′N 71°55′E / 27.01°N 71.92°E / 27.01; 71.92Coordinates: 27°01′N 71°55′E / 27.01°N 71.92°E / 27.01; 71.92
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictJaisalmer
Government
 • BodyGram Panchayat
Elevation
230 m (750 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,499 (M: 788 & F: 711)
Languages
 • OfficialMarwadi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
345023
Telephone code02996
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15
Nearest cityJaisalmer
Lok Sabha constituencyJaisalmer
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPokharan
Civic agencyGram Panchayat
Avg. annual temperature30 °C (86 °F)
Avg. summer temperature44 °C (111 °F)
Avg. winter temperature05 °C (41 °F)

Ramdevra is a village situated about 12 km to the north of Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan in India.

As of 2011 the village has a population of 1499, of which 788 are males and 711 are females.[1]

Origin of name[edit]

The village is named after Baba Ramdevji, a Tanwar Rajput and a saint who took Samādhi in 1384 CE, at the age of 33 years. Ramdevji Maharaj took samadhi (conscious exit from the mortal body) in 1459 AD. Maharaja Ganga Singh of Jodhpur Bikaner constructed a temple around the samadhi in 1931 AD.

Geography[edit]

Near the village, there is a tank known as Ramsagar Talab which is believed to have been constructed by Baba Ramdevji himself.

A large step well, the Parcha Bavori is also situated nearby.

Fair[edit]

A large fair known as Ramdevera Fair is held here from Bhado Sudi 2 to Bhado Sudi 10 (Aug - Sept). It is attended by a large number of devotees who come in large groups from far and wide. Irrespective of their caste, creed or religious affiliations, these devotees throng the shrine dedicated to the saint. These groups organize night long singing of bhajans and kirtans to pay homage to Baba.

The birthplace of Baba is situated nearly 150 km from Ramdevra between Ramderiya Undu and Kashmir of Barmer district.

Rulers[edit]

Rulers of Ramdevra ( Runija - Pokhran )

  1. Anagpal Tomar II
    1. Amji (Pokran - Jaisalmer)
    2. Salivaahan (Torawati - Patan)
    3. Tejpal (Dilli)
  2. Rana Amji
  3. Rana Akheraj
  4. Rana Bheevraj
  5. Rana Jograj
  6. Rana Ransi
  7. Rana Ajmalji
    1. Rao Veeramdev (Veer devra)
    2. Rao Ramdev (Baba Ramdevji of Ramdevra)
    3. Rajsi
    4. Biko
    5. Lakha (Lakshmanji)
  8. Rao Ramdevji
    1. Rao Devraj
    2. Sadoji
    3. Giriraj ji
    4. Mehraj ji
    5. Bheev ji
    6. Jaito ji
  9. Rao Devraj
  10. Rao Ratan
  11. Rao Govind
  12. Rao Devkarn
  13. Rao Prithviraj
  14. Rao Mal Singh
  15. Rao Bhopal Singh
  16. Rao Raghunathji
  17. Rao Mal Singh
  18. Rao Ajay Singh
  19. Rao Kishore Singh
  20. Rao Sawai Singh
  21. Rao Chainn Singh
  22. Rao Balidaan Singh
  23. Rao Hemant Singh
  24. Rao Gaj Singh
  25. Rao Rinmal Singh
  26. Rao Jaswant Singh
  27. Rao Bhom Singhji

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census 2011: Ramdevra Population - Churu, Rajasthan". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 5 August 2016.