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.

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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
State Rajasthan
District Pali
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,004
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 306001
Telephone code 02935
Vehicle registration RJ-22
Sex ratio 928 /
Website

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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.

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