Rawatsar

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Rawatsar
city
Rawatsar is located in Rajasthan
Rawatsar
Rawatsar
Location in Rajasthan, 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
State Rajasthan
District Hanumangarh
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 35,102
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 335524
Telephone code +91-1537
Sex ratio 950 /

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.

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 average elevation 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 69.16%, higher than state average of 66.11%: male literacy is around 78.91%, and female literacy is 58.66%.

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.

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. many historical palace 5. ramdev temple in main market 6. bhagat singh chowk 7. Hellyped 8. Bishnoi temple. 9. indira gandhi canal flows from it 10. Bishnoibass & 4K.W.D.

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