Narlai
village
Narlai is located in Rajasthan
Narlai
Narlai
Location in Rajasthan, India
Narlai is located in India
Narlai
Narlai
Narlai (India)
Coordinates: 25°19′00″N 73°32′00″E / 25.3167°N 73.5333°E / 25.3167; 73.5333Coordinates: 25°19′00″N 73°32′00″E / 25.3167°N 73.5333°E / 25.3167; 73.5333
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictPali
TalukasDesuri
Government
 • BodyGram Panchayat
Elevation
356 m (1,168 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total6,190
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Marwari
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
306703
Telephone code02934
Vehicle registrationRJ-22
Sex ratio1085 /
Lok Sabha constituencyPali (Lok Sabha Constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBali
Civic agencyGram Panchayat
Avg. annual temperature30 °C (86 °F)
Avg. summer temperature44 °C (111 °F)
Avg. winter temperature05 °C (41 °F)

Narlai is a village in Desuri tehsil of Pali district in Rajasthan state in India. According to the 2001 Census of India, Narlai has a population of 6,190, where male are 2,968 and female are 3,222.[1]

In old times, Narlai had over 100 temples. Currently, there are 22 beautifully carved temples which are open to visitors. Narlai has a granite monolith hill, known as Jaikal Hill, which offers good view of the Godwar area after climb of over 700 steps. There is a Shiva temple in cave in this hill, the cave is few hundred meter long.[2]

Rawla Narlai, is a 17th century palace in Narlai, now converted to a heritage hotel.[3]

On 15 June 1680, Tahawwur Khan, the general of Aurangzeb was defeated here by the combined force of Rathores and Sisodia Rajputs.[4]

References

  1. ^ Narlai Population
  2. ^ Hemnani, Suresh (9 May 2019). "हमारी विरासत : मंदिरों की नगरी एवं प्राचीन आध्यात्मिक स्थली के नाम से प्रसिद्व है नारलाई - History of Narlai village of Pali district". Patrika News (in Hindi). Retrieved 3 March 2022.
  3. ^ Rajasthan (India) (1976). Rajasthan [district Gazetteers].: Pali. Gazetteer of India. Printed at Government Central Press. Retrieved 3 March 2022.
  4. ^ Sarkar 1920, p. 384.