Kotputli

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Kotputli
कोटपूतली
city
Kotputli is located in Rajasthan
Kotputli
Kotputli
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°42′20″N 76°11′27″E / 27.705479°N 76.190969°E / 27.705479; 76.190969Coordinates: 27°42′20″N 76°11′27″E / 27.705479°N 76.190969°E / 27.705479; 76.190969
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jaipur
Tehsil Kotputli
Population (2011)
 • Total 550,734
Languages
 • Official Hindi
 • Regional Ahirwati
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 303108
Telephone code 01421
Vehicle registration RJ 32

Kotputli is a city and a municipality in Jaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is made up of the main town named Kot and the nearby Putli village, which is now considered a part of the main city. Kotputli is a very old and historical place. It was a part of the Matsya ( now Alwar ) kingdom having capital at nearby village bairat during the period of Mahabharta.

Kotputli was a part of Torawati which is named after Tanwar Rajpoots having their origin at Patan, now a small town in Sikar district. During the British period, Kotputli was a nizamat under the princely state of Khetri. Raja Sardar Singh of Khetri constructed many buildings in Kotputli including the present Sardar school and Sardar Zanana Hospital. Its location is also very good. It is 70 km away from Alwar, 105 km away from Jaipur and 128 km from Gurgaon. Nearby places to visit includes bhangarh, Siliserh, Sariska, Sarund Mata, etc. Its used to be a fast-developing city but from last 5–7 years development is steady,. It has the largest cement factory of Asia in terms of production.

History

The area of Kotputli was granted by Maharaja Suraj Singh of Shekhawati to his younger brother, Kunwar Bairi Sal in year 1646 AD.

1. Kunwar Bairi Sal (1646-1678)

2. Kunwar Jai Singh (1678-1709)

3. Kunwar Jaipratap Singh (1709-1738)

4. Kunwar Mitalpratap Singh (1738-1748)

Population Description

The Kotputli Municipality has population of 49,202 of which 26,051 are males while 23,151 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Temples

1. Shree Sarund Mata Temple: Shree Sarund Mata Temple, near Kotputli is a very old and famous temple. Rao Bhopalji founded the Sarun Mata Temple in 1276, the temple of Kuldevi of Tanwar Rajputs. On every festival hundreds of thousands of pilgrims visit the temple, many people make donation for the development of the area near the temple which help the pilgrims to stay in newly built dharamshalas. For more information please visit: www.sarunmata.org

Address- Jaipur to Sarund Mata temple=112 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 7 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road.

2. Hiroda HanumanJi Temple:

Address- Jaipur to Hiroda HanumanJi temple=110 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 8 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road. Direction: From Jaipur: Take left at over-bridge towards Dabla Road --> after 5 km from Cholaee stand take left --> after 1.2 km you will find big Hanumanji Temple at your right side.

3.Devnarayan Mandir :-on Nh.8 temple of gurjar folk god shri Devnarayan.

4. Thakur ji (Radha Krishan) Temple ,Address - Jaipur to Thakur ji temple=119 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 14 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road at Kalyanpura Kalan Village.

5. Bhairu Baba Temple -This Temple of Shri Chapawala Bhairu ji. hosts a very big fair each 30 January.

6. Jeen Mata Temple -Jeen Mata Temple is a very old temple in the city and located on main bus stand. Address - Jaipur to Bahairu Baba temple=121 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 16 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road at Kalyanpura Kalan Village.

7. Peer baba Temple (Koojota ) :- The temple of Peer Baba is situated in the hills of Kujota, village Panchayat of Kotputli Panchayat Samiti of Jaipur district of Rajasthan state.The temple of Peer Baba is a popular place. Address :- kotputli to chowki goverdhan pura 12 km Chowki goverdhan located Delhi to jaipur way Then walk into the right side 3 kilometers to aditya birla group (koojota mod )and walk left side 1 km to kujota village .

8. Thakur ji Temple (Koojota) :- Besides the temple of Pir Baba in Kujota village, there is also a huge temple of Thakur ji. The temple of Thakur ji is built by Lord Pandavas in the time of Mahabharata, when Pandava Vairath (recently in viratnagar) was passing his 12 years unknown year.

Demographics

As of the 2011 Indian census,[1] Kotputli had a population of 2,75,367. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kotputli has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 56%. In Kotputli, 16% of the population is under 16 years of age.Kotputli is fast increasing in infrastructure development. It is placed between Delhi and Jaipur center. Jaipur is already a fast city, its benefit goes to Kotputli.

Kotputli Religion Data 2011

City No. of Household Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Kotputli 46,909 97.62% 2.08% 0.10% 0.12% 0.00% 0.04% 0.00% 0.05%

[2]

Education

Kotputli has numerous schools and colleges spread throughout the city.

Colleges

1. LBS Govt PG College

2. Pana Devi Morija Govt. Girls College

3. Eklavya Dental College and Hospital

4. Rajputana PG college

5. Hans PG College

6. Tagore Public Law College

Schools

1. The Aditya Birla Public School

2. Rajasthan International School

3. DPS World School, Kotputli

4. Emmanual Misson School

5. Hans International School

Geography and climate

Kotputli is located at 27.705479°N 76.190969°E. It has an average elevation of 439 metres (1440 feet).


Climate data for Kotputli
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25
(77)
28
(82)
34
(93)
38
(100)
41
(106)
40
(104)
36
(97)
34
(93)
36
(97)
36
(97)
31
(88)
27
(81)
33.8
(92.9)
Average low °C (°F) 8
(46)
12
(54)
18
(64)
23
(73)
27
(81)
29
(84)
27
(81)
26
(79)
25
(77)
20
(68)
15
(59)
9
(48)
19.9
(67.8)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 0.35
(0.138)
0.27
(0.106)
0.32
(0.126)
0.35
(0.138)
0.6
(0.24)
3.26
(1.283)
8.89
(3.5)
6.44
(2.535)
3.42
(1.346)
0.45
(0.177)
0.07
(0.028)
0.06
(0.024)
24.48
(9.641)
Source: Foreca

See also

References

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/town/800513-kotputli-rajasthan.html
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