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Lalsot
Dausa, Rajasthan
Lalsot
Lalsot
Location in Khatwa, Rajasthan, India
Lalsot
Lalsot
Lalsot (India)
Coordinates: 26°34′N 76°20′E / 26.57°N 76.33°E / 26.57; 76.33[1]
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictDausa
Elevation
298 m (978 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total34,363
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
303503
Telephone code01427
Vehicle registrationRJ29

Lalsot is a town with municipality in Dausa district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Lalsot Municipality has total administration over 5,756 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction. This place is famous for Grain Mandi in local area.

History

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Battle of Lalsot

Rajputs and Marathas fought a pitched battle in May 1787 called the Battle of Lalsot. The battle ended after three days, with the Rajputs retiring with heavy losses.[2]

Geography

Lalsot is located at 26°34′N 76°20′E / 26.57°N 76.33°E / 26.57; 76.33.[1] It has an average elevation of 298 metres (978 ft).

Demographics

As of the 2011 India census,[3] Lalsot is a municipality city in district of Dausa, Rajasthan. The city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every five years. The Lalsot Municipality has a population of 34,363, of whom 17,816 are males and 16,547 are females as per the report released by Census India 2011.

The population of children age 0-6 is 4986, which is 14.51% of the total population of Lalsot. In Lalsot Municipality, the female sex ratio is of 929 against the state average of 928. The child sex ratio in Lalsot is around 870 compared to the Rajasthan state average of 888. The literacy rate of Lalsot city is 77.04%, higher than the state average of 66.11%. In Lalsot, male literacy is around 88.43% while female literacy is 64.91%.

Hindi is the official language but Dhoondhari is the most common language which is used to communicate.

Caste factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.59% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 39.60% of the total population in Lalsot.

Work profile

Out of the total population, 10,906 were engaged in work or business activity. 8,448 of these were male and 2,458 were female. In the census survey, a worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of the total 10906 working population, 85.71% were engaged in main work while 14.29% of total workers were engaged in marginal work.

Wards

The Lalsot city is divided into 35 wards for which elections are held every five years.

Tourism

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Hella Khyal Sangit Dangal

On the Festival of Ganguar Lalsot witnesses "Hella Khyal Sangit Dangal" − a tradition of past 265 years. In this festival Dangal parties continuously perform for 48 hours . Sangit Parties perform the art of music and Tukka songs through which they entertain the public and these songs always contains current affairs and issues, put forth their problems to government officers, or comment on social, political and economic issues. (In old days, religious and folk themes were popular in the public.)

Many people arrive to join this festival as it is a very big festival in the state. First half of this Dangal is dedicated to the old gods starting from Ganesha. This is one of the famous cultural events in Dausa district.

lasot is well known of "HELLA KHYAL SANGIT DANGAL". every year is organized by the nagar palika of lalsot in purani anaj mandi lalsot.

Lalsot cricket cup

It is being organised from past 09 years. Gangaur cricket cup is an initiative of some citizens with sport and educational background . Generally the final match is scheduled for 1 January. According to their organizers and people Indian cricketer Pankaj Singh has played here Khaleel Ahmed also came here, but he was not included in playing 11. The sport ground of Shri Ashok Sharma Senior Secondary School was used for organizing this cup but recently it has changed to lalclub stadium.

Temples and religious spots

References

  1. ^ a b Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Lalsot
  2. ^ Sen, Sailendra Nath (1994). Anglo-Maratha Relations, 1785-96. 2. Bombay: Popular Prakashan. p. 133. ISBN 978-81-7154-789-0.CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.