Sarwar

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Sarwar
Town
Sarwar is located in Rajasthan
Sarwar
Sarwar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Sarwar is located in India
Sarwar
Sarwar
Sarwar (India)
Coordinates: 26°04′N 75°00′E / 26.07°N 75.0°E / 26.07; 75.0Coordinates: 26°04′N 75°00′E / 26.07°N 75.0°E / 26.07; 75.0
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictAjmer
Elevation
337 m (1,106 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total20,372
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Sarwar is a city and a sub division in Ajmer district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Sarwar is a nagar palika and panchayat samiti also. It is part of kekri vidhansabha constituency and ajmer loksabha constituency.

Geography[edit]

Sarwar is located at 26°04′N 75°00′E / 26.07°N 75.0°E / 26.07; 75.0.[1] It has an average elevation of 337 metres (1105 feet). It is located on the banks of the river "Die", which is a tributary of the river Banas. Meaning of word "Sarwar" is an area which is covered by water sources. According to the name, there are many water bodies that are present in the surroundings of sarwar.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Sarwar had a population of 20,372. Males constitute 51.38% of the population and females 48.61%. Sarwar has an average literacy rate of 64.65%, lower than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 78.43%, and female literacy is 50.07%. In Sarwar, 16.24% of the population is under 6 years of age. Sarwar is 16 km from town kekri and 64 km from District Ajmer.

Surwar,[3] (Rajputs) belong from here (Sarwar) they are Chandravanshi and their original home was Bikaner. Many claims them to be from Suryavanshi linage but they are not, Surwars' worship Ram Chandra, they belong to Garg or Bhardwaj gotra. Many Surwar Rajputs are also known as Sarwar Rajputs. They have long migrated to Benaras, Mirzapur and Jaunpur districts. Also in North eastern parts of India.There are also Surwar (Sarwar) Muslim Rajputs in Sindh & Punjab provinces of Pakistan. Sarwar was former capital of kishangarh princely state of Rajasthan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sarwar
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ Handbook on Rajputs

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