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Bagra
Village
Bagra is located in Rajasthan
Bagra
Bagra
Location in Rajasthan, India
Bagra is located in India
Bagra
Bagra
Bagra (India)
Coordinates: 25°12′0″N 72°35′0″E / 25.20000°N 72.58333°E / 25.20000; 72.58333Coordinates: 25°12′0″N 72°35′0″E / 25.20000°N 72.58333°E / 25.20000; 72.58333
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictJalore district
Elevation
152 m (499 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total14,213
Languages
 • OfficialMarwadi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationRJ-16
Lok Sabha constituencyJalore

Bagra is a village in the Jalore district in the Marwar (in Hindi मारवाड़) region in Rajasthan state in India. Bagra lies 18 km south of the town of Jalore on Jalore-Sirohi road.

History

Bagra was famous in India for its speculative trade in silver and gold. It was also called "Dilli Me Agra" aur "Marwad Me Bagra", because all the speculative transactions of Marwad were settled in Bagra.

Before independence, this village was part of Marwar / Jodhpur State and was a Jagir village of DIGANDI RAJPUROHITS.Jagarawal Mansinghji Rajpurohit of Bagra took part in the Marwar Farmer's Movement and Indian freedom Movement against British rule in India.[citation needed]

"This is not a time to retreat until the better times return."- JAGARWAL MANSINGH G RAJPUROHIT BAGRA

People

Bagra has a population of 14,213 according to the 2011 census.{ अकॉर्डिंग तो माय एस्टीमेट बागरा हैस पापुलेशन नाउ इन २०१८ अराउंड २० THOUSANDS.

A number of the town's original families have migrated elsewhere in India,

Temples

Local

श्री साँवलाजी भगवान का मंदिर नई द्वारकापुरी धाम is considerED one of the best temple in the village. इस मंदिर का निर्माण २००६ के करीब हुआ था. इस मंदिर के निर्माण में आस-पास के २४ गावो के घाँची समाज यहाँ हर साल जून के महीने में इस मंदिर की वषगांठ मनाही जाती है, जिसमें "चोवियों की पटी" { घांची जाती के २४ गावो के लोग} के सभी लोग शामिल होते है? यह मंदिर एक विशेष जाती समुदाय के लोगो तक ही सीमित है?

Nearby

Facts

Latitude 25.2000°, Longitude 72.5833°, Altitude 501 feet

Lat. (DMS) 25° 12' N, Long. (DMS) 72° 35' E, Altitude 152 meters

The town's railway station is Marwar Bagra and is on the Samdari-Bhildi section of North Western Railway. The Railway Board converted this meter gauge route to broad gauge in 2010.

Bus lines run to nearby towns, but the nearest commercial airports are at Jodhpur and Udaipur.

References