About Weir

Weir is a historical important city in Rajasthan, which is also known as Laghukashi. It is a municipality in Bharatpur district of the state. The town belongs to Bharatpur Division and is 45 km towards west from District head quarters Bharatpur. Weir is a Tehsil head quarter.

Weir is located at 25.680N 75.730E at an average elevation of 272 metres. It is surrounded by Nadbai Tehsil towards North, Bayna Tehsil towards South, Sewar Tehsil towards East and Mahwa Tehsil towards West. The nearby villages to Weir town are Jagjiwanpur (4 km), Govindpura (5 km), Jeewad (5 km), Siras (7 km) and Samraya (6 km). The main cities near to the town include Todabhim, Bharatpur, Mahwa and Nadbai.

About weir

History of Weir

Weir is a historical city and it was once part of Bharatpur kingdom. The city was founded by Badan Singh. Maharaja Suraj Mal, keeping an eye on the tradition of his people and combining persuasion with force, carefully convince the Jats about the institution of Kingship through matrimonial relations with important families. As a part of this police, Weir was given to Pratap Singh, who was the son of Badan Singh. It is then given to his son Bahadur Singh. Pratap Singh was given the title of “Raja”. Suraj Mal added stately magnificence and gave support to art and letters. Dr Rangry Raghav, a well known Hindi writer and a great poet, was from weir city in Bharatpur.

Administration in Weir

Weir is a legislative assembly constituency in Rajasthan state. The sitting MLA of this constituency is Sahadur Singh from BJP. Weir legislative assembly constituency comes under Bharatpur parliamentary constituency, one of the 25 parliamentary constituencies in Rajasthan. The other six assembly constituencies such as Kaman, Nagar, Deeg-Kumher, Bharatpur, Nadbai, Bayana-Rupwas are also included in Bharatpur Lok Sabha constituency.

Tourism in Weir

Weir can be called as the garden town of Rajasthan. You can see many gardens of several types of fruits like guava, lemon, aamla, mango, plum etc. It is also a well-known historical town famous for many ancient historical monuments, temples, forts and palace etc. The old great flower park in Weir is an important tourists spot.

There is a famous fort in Weir called Weir Fort, which was built by Badan Singh crenellated ramparts. There is a two-storied arcade Kacheri with a gun in the foreground at Wier Fort. You can also see a barrel of a massive iron cannon lies on the ground in the left foreground. He also built a palace and gardens near the fort. Phulbari Palace is another tourist attraction here.

There are many ancient temples in and around Weir, all of which are tourist attractions in the city. The popular temples in Weir town are the following.
  • Baba Manohar Das Temple
  • The Dev Baba Temple in Nagla Jahaz, Weir
  • Old Sitaramji Temple (near Pratap River)
  • Temple of garhwale Hanuman Ji (Dr.Rangheya Raghav Colony)
  • Baldau Ji Temple (main market)
  • Damodar Ji Temple/Brahmin Samaj Dharmashala/Bhagwan Parshuram Mandir
  • Baladuary Mandir (Nolakha Bag)
Other important tourist places in the town are Kila Weir, Saphed Mahal, Sita Ka Kund, Nolakha Bagh, Sidh Ashram, Pili Pokhar.

Transportation in weir

People usually depend on road or railways to reach to Weir. There is no railway station in less than 10 km to the town. However, there are some important stations near to the city. The major railway station near to Weir is Mathura Jn railway station, which is 79 km away from the city. Bundi railway station, which is 17.3 km away from Weir is also a major station near to the city. A few nearby railway stations are the following.
  • Bhayna railway station – 16 km
  • Bamiana railway station - 16 km
  • Bayna Jn railway station - 18 km
  • Dhamdhamia railway station - 16 km
  • Bandh Bareta railway station - 21.7 km
  • Salabad railway station - 14 km
  • Kala Devi railway station - 16 km
  • Birambad railway station - 19 km
The nearest airport to Weir is Agra Air Force Station, which is 79.4 km distance. Few more airports located around the town are as follows.
  • Gwalior Airport - 131 km
  • Aligarh Airport – 134.3 km
  • Kheria Airport - 88 km
  • Sanganer Airport, Jaipur – 155 km
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi – 191 km
For local transportation bus, auto rickshaw and taxi are available.

Services in Weir

Aadhar card centers in Weir

Address: Csc Center Chakkhan Lal Sharma,
Nithar Bhusawar, Bharatpur, Weir, Rajasthan, 321409
Phone number: 9829173114

Address:
E-Mitra Kisok, Rahul Choudhary,
Purani Sabji Mandir, Busawar, Weir,
Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 321406
Phone number: 9875057615

Address: E-Mitra Kiosk, Surendra Kumar Sharma,
Bhusawar, Weir, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 321406
Phone number: 9413918636

Address: Csc Center Dilip Kumar Phadiya,
SBBJ Mandi Bhusawar, Weir, Bharatpur,
Rajasthan, 321406
Phone number: 9875057615

Address: Csc center, Rahul Choudhary,
Nithar Village, Weir, Bharatpur,
Rajasthan, 321409
Phone number: 9829173114

Bank Branches in Weir

State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
Branch name: Weir
IFSC Code: SBBJ0010073
MICR Code: 321003073
Branch Code: 010073
Address: Weir, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 321408
Phone number: 05643-272219

Punjab National Bank (PNB)
Branch name: Weir Bharatpur
IFSC Code: PUNB0690800
MICR Code: 321024202
Branch Code: 690800
Address: Weir, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 321408
Phone number: 09413300910, 9413113390

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