• GEOGRAPHICAL  LOCATION:
  • Bamnera  is situated at 14 kms away from the city 'Shivganj', which resides on Jodhpur- Ahmedabad national highway no. 14. It comes under 'Pali' District in Rajasthan, India.

    Bamnera is located on the bank of  'Sukhadi' river( 'Brahmi' river), near to 'Dhavalgiri' hill, locally known as 'Bhakri'. Bamnera is 23km away from  the Western Railway station 'Jawai Bandh' , which was earlier known as 'Aeranpura'.

    Before entering into the Bamnera village from Shivgunj route, one have to cross a river called ' Fufaat'. In monsoon season, this river is full of water and because of it's high overflow of water, it is called as 'Fufaat' ( ' Forcefully ').  Presently, we have a small bridge, called 'Pakki Rapat' on this river.

    HISTORY OF BAMNERA :

    Coming to the History of Bamnera, it is actually a ancient ' Bramhanera' or Kollapur Paatan, where there was a ancient civilization developed. It is one of the important spot for the Archeological Department of India, to study the ancient civilization in Rajasthan.

    An ancient 'Suryamandir' renovated in samvant 1258 ( According to Gujarati calendar), is the proof of it's ancient history. The village is dominated by Gorwal Audichya Brahmin community along with other caste such as Suthars, Kumhars, Mina, Rajputs, Harijans and Saads.

    STATISTICS :

    In Bamnera, there are total 339 family of Gorwal Audichya Brahmin with total population of arround 1550.  Following is the 'Gotra' wise population of Brahmin family.

     GOTRA     

    NUMBER OF  FAMILY

    COMMON SURNAME

    Kashyap

     140

     Tarwadi ( Trivedi)

    Gautam

    97

     Dave ( Dwivedi)

    Haritasya

    76

     Trivedi

    Maitray

    20

     Dave ( Dwivedi)

    Bharadwaj

    04

    Oza

    Vatsa

    02

    Dave

     

     Total : 339

     

         

    In eastern side of Bamnera, there is a small hill, known as 'Tarwadio Ki Magri', but popularly known as 'Khimel Bhakri'. The three temple situated on this  hill are

    1) Khimel Mata Mandir.

    2) Bhevmata Mandir.

    3) Pimpleshwar  Mandir.

    These temples are renovated in 1999 with the total cost of approximately 10 Lacs.

    Economics:

    The main occupation of the people in the Bamnera are Agriculture, Pashupalan and Yajamaanvrutti. Like other village, many local people had migrated from Bamnera to different regions of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat in search of better opportunity. Still, local people are engaged in Agriculture, Teaching and Yajamaanvrutti. Some people have also excelled in the field of Medical , Banking, Computers and IT Technologies. There are several people located in foreign countries as well.