Rawatsar

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Rawatsar
city
Rawatsar
Ranjeet Burj Rawatsar
Rawatsar is located in Rajasthan
Rawatsar
Rawatsar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Rawatsar is located in India
Rawatsar
Rawatsar
Rawatsar (India)
Coordinates: 29°17′N 74°23′E / 29.28°N 74.38°E / 29.28; 74.38Coordinates: 29°17′N 74°23′E / 29.28°N 74.38°E / 29.28; 74.38
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictHanumangarh
Elevation
176 m (577 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total35,102
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
335524
Telephone code+91-1537
Sex ratio950 /

Rawatsar is a city, a municipality, and one of the seven tehsils in Hanumangarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This City is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years.

History[edit]

Rao Kandhal a younger son of Rao Ranmal of Marwar was the first Rawat of Chachabad and then of Rawatsar; Marwar Forces was let by him and he recovered Merta from Mewar; He was granted Rawat title by Rao Jodha; he accompanied his nephew, Rao Bikaji, and together they conquered Jangaldesh and established Bikaner; He died fighting near Sirsa in 1489 in a battle with Sultan Sarang Khan and his forces after being ambushed.

  • 2nd Rawat: Rawat Lakhdhir Singh
  • 3rd Rawat:Rawat Chattar Singh
  • Other Rawat Of Rawatsar-
    • Rawat Anand Singh
    • Rawat Amar Singh
    • Rawat Himmat Singh
    • Rawat Ranjit Singh
    • Rawat Hukam Singh
    • Rawat Man Singh
    • Rawat Tej Singhji
    • Wing Cdr. (Ret'd.) Rawat Ghanshyam Singhji
Rawat Tej Singhji
Wing Cdr. retd. Rawat GHANSHYAM SINGH Ji


Geography[edit]

Rawatsar is located at 29°17′N 74°23′E / 29.28°N 74.38°E / 29.28; 74.38.[1] It has an alevation of 176 metres (577 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Rawatsar had a population of 35,102. Males constitute 18,308(52%) of the population and females 16,794(48%). Rawatsar has an average literacy rate of 85.75%, higher than state average of 66.11%: male literacy is around 78.91%, and female literacy is 70.66%.

Language[edit]

Bagri,[3] a dialect of Rajasthani language, is spoken by majority of population. The linguistic survey of Bagri was carried out by a team of scholars of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1993 and it was a major development for linguistic work on Bagri. A lot of research work (given in references) is done on Bagri in recent times. Now, Bagri has a reference grammar, dictionary, primers, and other reference material. The prominent poet on Bagri was Chander Singh "Birkali" who wrote "Loon", "Badli" and "Damfar" poems in the early-twentieth century.

Education[edit]

There are several educational campuses in Rawatsar; it is the native place for all the small villages as far as education part is concerned. most of people lives in agriculture lands. there is no engineering college or institutes. no govt. college. Choudhary Pvt ITI Rawatsar In Two Trade-Electrician (2Year) Copa (1Year).

Fair[edit]

Rawatsar Ramdev Ji Khetarpal Ji Mela

In every Year a large fair held here known as Ramdevji and KhetarPalji Mela (Jan-Feb). Large group of devotees come here from far to attend the fair. In the temple, large number of devotees make a Darshan of Baba Ramdev Ji and Baba Khetarpal Ji.In rawtsar tehsil kinkriya is another fair which is held every year several times for kesranath ji.which is consider a treatment of snake.

Historical Places in Rawatsar[edit]

  1. RLB Fort
  2. 400-year-old banyan tree near Khetarpal ji Mandir
  3. old burj named is ranjeet burj
  4. ramdev temple in main market
  5. bhagat singh chowk
  6. Hellypad
  1. Bishnoi temple.
  2. indira gandhi canal flows from it
  3. ward no. 13
  4. SEM (a muddy water area where water come out from ground)
Indira Gandhi Canal Near Rawatsar

Banks[edit]

There are several nationalized, scheduled and rural banks in the city.

Nationalized Banks: Punjab National Bank,Bank of Baroda,Canara Bank,Oriental Bank of Commerce,State Bank of India (Bank Correspondent), State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur and State Bank of Patiala (SBI associates)

Other Scheduled Banks: ICICI Bank , HDFC Bank, AXIS Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Rural Banks: Rajasthan Marudhara Grameen Bank, Hanumangarh Kendriya Sahakari Bank

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rawatsar
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ Gusain, Lakhan (2000). Bagri Grammar. (Languages of the World/Materials 384). Munich: Lincom Europa. ISBN 3-89586-398-X