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Barwa is located in Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan, India
Barwa is located in India
Barwa (India)
Coordinates: 25°07′48″N 73°18′18″E / 25.129977°N 73.304901°E / 25.129977; 73.304901
Country India
DistrictPali, Rajasthan
 • BodyGram panchayat
282 m (925 ft)
 • Total8,569
 • Main LanguageRajasthani
 • Govt LanguageHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code02938
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-22

Barwa is a village located in the Bali tehsil of Pali district of Rajasthan state, amidst the Aravalli Range. It is dominated by Rajpurohit (Gundecha). It is said that Rajpurohit Gundecha migrated from Chittaurgarh (Mewar) to Godawd in the 15th century. Thereafter, Thakur Badh Singhji Gundecha of Chandrayat lineage of Mada, established Barwa. The village is divided into five polls (gates) namely Korka poll, Darvaja poll, Gopal poll, Badi poll, Th. Jethu Singji poll. Barwa is one of the most prosperous villages in the Pali district. The village and the surrounding areas were controlled by Rajpurohit (Gundecha's) for around 600 years until independence, and is one of the most popular villages in the Pali district. This Jagir was granted by the Mewar kingdom to the Gundecha's for their bravery in military campaigns.


The population of Barwa is 2,874 according to the 2001 census, where the male population is 1,396 and the female population is 1,478.

There are many temples in the village such as Shree Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Shree Vishwakarma MANDIR Shree Mahadevji Temple, Shree Sariyadeviji Temple, Shree Charbhuja Mandir, Thakurji Mandir (Badipaul), Shree Rohinimataji, Satimata, Vageshvari Mataji. Other prominent places of worship are the Hanuman Temple, Kika Doly, Kala Bheru, Gora Bheru, Shitla Mata Mandir, and the famous pilgrim of Shree Aatmanadji Samadhi.

The main leader is Barwa Narayan Singh Rajpurohit (a.k.a. Kaku).