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Tilwara (तिलवाड़ा)
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Rajasthan
District Barmer
Tehsil Pachpadra
  Total3,780 ha (9,340 acres)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN

Tilwara, historically known as Khedgarh[ citation needed ] is a village in Pachpadra tehsil of Balotra district of Rajasthan state in India. Tilwara is situated on the Luni River and is a railway station on Jodhpur-Balotra route. The village is famous for Mallinath Fair, which is the most ancient animal fair of Rajasthan, held between eleventh of Krishna paksh to eleventh of Shukla paksh of Chaitra month of Hindu calender every year. Also called Tilwara cattle fair, it lasts for two weeks. [1] Tilwara is also an archeological site from where evidence for the Mesolithic culture have been excavated. [2] Tilwara has a total population of 1,487 peoples according to Census 2011. [3]

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  2. Misra, Virendra N. (1 January 2007). Rajasthan: prehistoric and early historic foundations. Aryan Books International. ISBN   9788173053214.
  3. "Basic Population Figures of India, States, Districts, Sub-District and Village, 2011".

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