About City

Geography

Bagar is located at 28.18°N 75.50°E in the semi-arid, historical Shekhawati region of Rajasthan. It has an average elevation of 315 m (1,033 ft) Bagar is on State Highway 8, which connects the district headquarters of Jhunjhunu to the towns of Pilani and Chirawa.

 

Demographics

As of the 2001 Indian census, Baggar has a population of 14,648. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Baggar has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 64% of the males and 36% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Well-known families in Bagar include the Birlas, Piramals, Kanodias, Maheshwaris, Rathores,Rungtas, and Shekhawats. There are also many residents of Rajput and Brahmin origin.

 

Events

One of the many different important events in Bagar is the festival of Gangaur, arranged by the Rajput families.

 

Temples

Bagar has some beautiful and renowned temples:

Chavo Veero Sati temple

Riddhi Siddhi Hanuman temple

Shri Shyam temple

Durga temple

Shiv Ji temple

Baba Chandranath temple

Sheetla Mata temple

Shani temple

Icchapuran Balaji temple

 

Havelis

Hallway of Piramal Haveli heritage hotel, Bagar

Bagar contains many havelis (mansions) with frescoes on the walls.

The Piramal Haveli, currently run by Neemrana Hotels, is also in Bagar.