Udaipurwati

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Udaipurwati
city
Udaipurwati is located in Rajasthan
Udaipurwati
Udaipurwati
Location in Rajasthan, India
Udaipurwati is located in India
Udaipurwati
Udaipurwati
Udaipurwati (India)
Coordinates: 27°43′44″N 75°28′18″E / 27.72885°N 75.47156°E / 27.72885; 75.47156Coordinates: 27°43′44″N 75°28′18″E / 27.72885°N 75.47156°E / 27.72885; 75.47156
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictJhunjhunun
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total29,236
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
333 307
Telephone code91-1594
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-18

Udaipurwati is a city in Shekhawati and a municipality in Jhunjhunun district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

History[edit]

Udaipurwati was founded by Raja Udayaraj Singh of Sikar (Songara Rajput) in 1575. Thakur Raja Sheoraj Singh Ji (Songara) was the ruler of Udaipurwati. He was a good and brave king and the ancestor of Sheoraj Ji Ka Songaras. Raja Sheoraj Ji received Udaipurwati (with 45 villages called Pentalisa) by his brother Maharaja Bhawani Singh (Maharaja of Shekhawati) as his Thikana. The village is first known as Kosambi later renamed Udaipurwati/Udaipur Shekhawati. The group of 45 villages of Udaipurwati was known as Pentalisa. The famous villages of Pentalisa were Jhajhar, Bhojgarh, Dhamora Khirod, Chirana, Gudhagorji, etc. The Songara Thakurs of Pentalisa paid taxes to the Maharajas of Shekhawati, which was collected from Udaipurwati. The Udaipurwati known as the Legend Thikana of Sheoraj Ji ka Songaras.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Udaipurwati had a population of 27,831. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Udaipurwati has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 43%. In Udaipurwati, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=79448
  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.