Nagar Barmer

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Location of Gudha Malani in Barmer District

Nagar (), is a village in Gudha Malani tehsil of Barmer district in Rajasthan.

Location

Pincode of the village is 344031. It is situated 28km away from Gudha Malani town and 84km away from Barmer city. Nagar village has got its own gram panchayat. Udasar, Mokhawa and Jugtaniyon Ki Dhani are some of the nearby villages.

Origin

The Founders

History

It is mentioned by James Tod[1]: Nagar (Gurha) — This is a large town on the west bank of the Luni River, of four to five hundred houses, but many deserted since the famine, which has almost depopulated this region. In 1813 the inhabitants were flying as far as the Ganges, and selling themselves and offspring into slavery to save life.

James Tod[2] writes that Nagar Gurha. — Between Barmer and Nagar-Gurha on the Luni is one immense continuous thal, or rather rui, containing deep jungles of khair, or kher, khejra, karil, khep, phog, whose gums and berries are turned to account by the Bhils and Kolis of the southern districts. Nagar and Gurha are two large towns on the Luni , on the borders of the Chauhan raj of Suigam, and formerly part of it.

Jat Gotras

Population

According to Census-2011 information:

With total 205 families residing, Nagar village has the population of 1276 (of which 648 are males while 628 are females).[3]

Notable Persons

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