Marwar Junction

Marwar Junction is a census town in Pali district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This is the only railway junction in Pali district.

Ajmer-Ahmedabad meter gauge opened in 1881 under Rajasthan State Railway and Marwar Junction railway station became the junction on 24 June 1882 on opening of Marwar-Pali section for Jodhpur railway.[1] Mavli-Marwar Junction metre gauge was opened in 1936.[2] It is now on the broad gauge Jaipur-Ahmedabad line.

Marwar Junction is mentioned in Kipling's "The Man Who Would be King" where Peachy Carnahan tells Kipling to meet Daniel Dravot on the morning of the 24th as Dravot travels on the Bombay mail.

Marwar junction

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Marwar junction is located in Rajasthan
Marwar junction
Marwar junction
Location in Rajasthan, India
Marwar junction is located in India
Marwar junction
Marwar junction
Marwar junction (India)
Coordinates: 25°43′59″N 73°36′00″E / 25.733°N 73.6°ECoordinates: 25°43′59″N 73°36′00″E / 25.733°N 73.6°E
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictPali
Population
(2011)
 • Total12,004
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
306001
Telephone code02935
Vehicle registrationRJ-22
Sex ratio928 /
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20160304040711/https://marwarjunction.mobie.in/ Website Created by Mr. Vikram Singh Gurjar

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Marwar Junction had a population of 191981, URBAN Population is 10,536. Males constitute 52% (5,464) of the population and females 48% (5,072). Marwar Junction has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 52%. In Marwar Junction, 16% of the population is under six years of age.

References

  1. ^ of railways in India, Part 2 (1870 - 1899)
  2. ^ Chronology of railways in India, Part 2 (1900 - 1947)
  3. ^ "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.
Auwa

Auwa is a village in the Marwar Junction tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan, India. The village is situated 13 km from Marwar Junction railway station.

Auwa has an ancient temple of Lord Shiva(Kameshwar Mahadev) on its outskirts, which is believed to have been constructed in the 11th century AD.

Baytu railway station

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Jaipur–Ahmedabad line

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Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Jojawar

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Jojawar (जवाहर नवोदय विद्यालय, जोजावर, Javāhar Navōdaya Vidyālaya, Jōjāvar) is a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya school in Rajasthan, India, 1.5 km (0.93 mi) away from the village Jojawar in the Marwar Junction tehsil of the Pali district. This school is residence school and all facilities to the students is free of cost. This school established in a temporary site in 1988 under 1986 education policy. Now school have buildings for all the purposes, school building, hostels, staff quarters, multi-purpose hall.

The entrance test for admission into 6th and 9th class of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Jojawar is conducted by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. The school syllabus is CBSE pattern. There are classes being conducted from 6th standard to 12th standard.

Music, computer science and socially useful productive work are taught as optional subjects. The school has a computer room equipped with Internet, a Samsung smart classroom with 40 laptops and LCD and a music room with most of the instruments available. The school also has a library with more than 7539 books.

There are two Shiv temples on two corners of the school boundary. Just 0.5 km (0.31 mi) away is one small river, which flows only in monsoon. Locality wise place is very calm and peaceful due to the distant location of the school from the village.

Jawali, Rajasthan

Jawali is a village in Pali district of Rajasthan, India. It is located 40.1 km distance from its District headquarters, PaliJawali also is a railway station between Palanpur Junction and Marwar Junction. The station falls under Rani Station jurisdiction, which is located 15 km away.

Jodhpur–Bathinda line

The Jodhpur–Bathinda line connects Jodhpur, in the Indian state of Rajasthan to Bathinda in the Punjab, via Dabwali Railway in Haryana. During the British Raj, Bathinda was on the Delhi-Karachi line and after independence and partition of India in 1947, it is on the Delhi-Fazilka line. This line operates under the jurisdiction of North Western Railway.

Jojawar

Jojawar is a village located in Marwar Junction tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan state of India. Aravalli Range are very nearby to this village. Navodaya vidyalaya of Pali district, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Jojawar is located here only about 1.5 km away on the Marwar Junction road.

Jojawar is located on junction of important routes between Mewar and Marwar region. Nearest railway station is Phulad (metre gauge) 15 km, and Marwar Junction (35 km). All trains on Jaipur-Mumbai route stop at Marwar Junction.

Kherwa, Pali district

Kherwa is a village in Pali district, Rajasthan, India. It is located south-east of Pali and midway between Hemawas and Marwar Junction.

The Vijaynadi Mandir is located here, near the Marwar Junction railway station. The mandir, or temple, is especially supported by the Bharajwal, Sharma, Joshi, Tiwari, Maheshwari and Rajput clans and can accommodate up to around 50 people overnight.

Khinwara

Khinwara a town in Desuri tehsil, Pali District, Rajasthan, India. It is located on the Western Railways Ahmedabad to Delhi rail line, between Rani Somesar And Marwar Junction stations. It does not have a station. It is very close to Marwar junction which is one of the way to go khinwara it is approx 30 min distance. It has a bus stand and one government-run higher secondary school. And near 500 m Guda Thakuraji village and village to 1 km Guda Thakuraji dhani Dewasi cast home and opposite 33/11 Sub station Khinwara famous name "Balaji ki Nagary".

Marwar Junction railway station

Marwar Junction railway station is located in Pali district in the Indian state of Rajasthan . It serves the census town at Marwar Junction.

Marwar Junction–Munabao line

The Marwar Junction–Munabao line connects Marwar Junction, on the Jaipur-Ahmedabad line to Munabao, the last station in India, near the India-Pakistan border. Both are in the Indian state of Rajasthan. There is a link to Jodhpur. This line operates under the jurisdiction of North Western Railway zone.

Munabao railway station

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Pali Marwar railway station

Pali Marwar railway station is a major railway station in Pali district, Rajasthan. Its code is PMY. It serves Pali Marwar city. The station consists of two platforms, neither of which is well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.Pali got connected to Marwar Junction railway station on 24 June 1882 and to Luni on 17 June 1884. Jodhpur is connected to the district via Luni in 1885 in Rajputana-Malwa Railway network and the first train started on this route on 9 March 1885. This line later becomes part of the Jodhpur-Bikaner Railway.

Pali district

Pali District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in western India.The town of Pali is the district headquarters.

Phulad

Phulad is a village located in Marwar Junction tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan state of India. Aravalli Range is nearby to the village. There is a railway station on Marwar Junction-Udaipur line. There is also a dam by the same name built in 1972.

Rajputana–Malwa Railway

Rajputana–Malwa Railway was a 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 3⁄8 in) (metre gauge) railway line which ran from Delhi to Ajmer and from Ajmer to Indore and Ahmedabad. It was earlier known as Rajputana State Railway until 1882 when it was renamed.

Sojat Road

Sojat Road is a census town in Sojat tehsil of Pali district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Sojat Road train station is located on Ajmer-Marwar Junction route and the most convenient method of traveling is by train.

Somesar

Somesar is a village in Desuri tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan state of India. It is also a railway station on Marwar Junction to Ahmedabad route.

State Highway 61 (Rajasthan)

State Highway 61 (RJ SH 61) is a State Highway in Rajasthan state of India that connects Phalodi in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan with Mandal in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan. The total length of RJ SH 61 is 349 km.

This highway connects NH 15 in Phalodi to NH 79 in Mandal. It meets National Highway 65, National Highway 112 and National Highway 114 in Jodhpur, National Highway 14 in Jadan and National Highway 8 in Kamalighat. It also meets RJ SH 68 in Khejrali, RJ SH 67 in Sardarsamand, RJ SH 62 in Jojawar and RJ SH 56 in Devgarh.

Other cities and towns on this highway are: Lordiyan, Lohawat, Osian, Umednagar, Mathania, Jodhpur, Khejrali, Bhatenda, Saradasamand, Jadan, Marwar Junction, Auwa, Jojawar, Kamalighat, Devgarh, Nimbahera Jatan, Rajaji ka kareda, Bemali and Bhagwanpura.

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