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Lakshman Gagh', also known as chadi in maps and official documents, it is considered as chadi. It is popular and usually the name is taken as lakshman nagar . It contain a vast area in the marwar region. It has a variety of flora and fauna like desert deer black buck deer and trees and bushes like khejdi and other desert plants.
Some new zamindars were old Rajas
Lashman nagar was ruled by the landlord of that area which are known as zamindar. It is a hereditary ruling system which was there till India got independence. For centuries and time more than that this area was ruled by a royal zamindar family Maderna family. The notable and famous personalty for that area were Lashman singh ji maderna which were the second last zamindar of that area. Lashman singh ji maderna had a very popular image of been a kind hearted but he was a very brave and justice loving personality. He and his ancestors ruled the area for more than a half thousand years.
The last zamindar (landlord) of this area were Nathuram ji maderna. The last landlord Still had more than 2000 bigah zamin (land) with him. this land is more than 1300 acres of land.
The royal land owning and ruling of area was finished after Independence of India about today also the royal family of this areas the maderna family own the land for about 2000 bigah (1300 acres) but because of indian laws a person can not own more than 500 bigah land individually this land is distributed in various members of family .
It is in the Western Rajasthan of India. The district is bounded by Nagaur District.
Chadi is a village in Phalodi Mandal in Jodhpur District in Rajasthan State in India. Chadi is 96.24 km distance from its District main city Jodhpur and 273 km distance from its State main city Jaipur. Nearby villages are Ridmalsar (4.4 km), Poonasar (7.5 km), Ishru (11. km), Champasar (13. km), Jakhan (14. km), Bapini (17. km), Jaisala (21. km).
Chadi Pin Code is 342312 and Post office name is . Other villages in 342312 are Jakhan, Laxman Nagar, Ridmalsar, Raimalwara, Khindakore
Government and commercial buildings
Schools near by Chadi
- GOVT.SEC.SCHOOL DHELANA
- govt.sec school chadi
- govt. higher school laxmannagar
Banks near by Chadi
- UCO BANK , CHADI
IFSC CODE : ucba0001099. MICR CODE : non-micr.
- UCO BANK , PEELWA
IFSC CODE : ucba0001067. MICR CODE : non-micr.
- BANK OF BARODA , PHALODI, RAJASTHAN
IFSC CODE : barb0phajod. MICR CODE : non micr.
- ALLAHABAD BANK , PHALODI
IFSC CODE : alla0212400. MICR CODE : non-micr.
Flora and fauna
Much of this area is harsh and come in marwar region which means land of dryness and death. The domestic animal are cow speed and camels but horses make a very important role in every day living because horses of this area are were strong and known as marwari horses which means living being of marwar .
The area also contains black buck and chinkara deer, rare wild desert fox and Indian wild neeligay (indian deer). Hunting of black buck and chikara was a very popular sport played by the royal zamindar family.
Traditional rulers of the Marwar region of western India, were the first to breed the Marwari. Beginning in the 12th century, they espoused strict breeding that promoted purity and hardiness. Used throughout history as a cavalry horse by the people of the Marwar region, the Marwari was noted for its loyalty and bravery in battle. The breed deteriorated in the 1930s, when poor management practices resulted in a reduction of the breeding stock, but today has regained some of its popularity
The rulers of Marwar and the Rajput cavalry were the traditional breeders of the Marwari. The Rathores were forced from their Kingdom of Kanauj in 1193, and withdrew into the Great Indian and Thar Deserts. The Marwari was vital to their survival, and during the 12th century they followed strict selective breeding processes, keeping the finest stallions for the use of their subjects.
Position in Rajasthan Politics
The royal family has a unique and special palace in Rajasthan politics. The has made to continue the place in ruling of marwar and not only marwar the whole Rajasthan. The last ruler of lashman nagar, nathuram ji maderna was the last landlord of lashman nagar. His son parasram maderna had made the maderna family one of the most top number ranking political family of Rajasthan.
Membership of Legislature
- 1957 - 1962 - Member, Second Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1962 - 1967 - Member, Third Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1967 - 1972 - Member, Fourth Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1972 - 1977 - Member, Fifth Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1977 - 1980 - Member, Sixth Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1980 - 1985 - Member, Seventh Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1990 - 1992 - Member, Ninth Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1993 - 1998 - Member, Tenth Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1998 - 2003 - Member, Eleventh Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1953 - 1956 - Sarpanch, Village - Chadi, District -Jodhpur
- 1957 - 1962 - Member of PAC and Estimates Committee
- 1961 - 1962 -
- 1987 - 1990 - Chairman, Central Cooperative Bank Ltd, Jodhpur
- 1962 - 1966 - Dy. Minister, Deptt of General Administration
- 1966 - 1977 - Minister Deptt of GAD, Revenue, Panchayat Raj, Cooperative, Forest, Colonization, Rehabilitation, Flood, Famine, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Community Development, Local Bodies and Sheep & Wool, Government of Rajasthan
- 1974 - 1977 - Dy. Leader of INC Party in the Assembly
- 1977 - 1978,
- Feb'1979 - Aug'1979, and 1993–1998, Leader of Opposition, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
- 1980 - 1981 - Chairman, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
- 1981 - 1982 - Minister, Deptt of Irrigation, PHED, Revenue, Land Reforms, Energy, and Flood & Famine, Government of Rajasthan
- 1981 - 1985 - Member, Syndicate, Jodhpur University
- 1982 - 1985 - Minister, Deptt of Irrigation, PHED, and Ground Water, Govt of Rajasthan
- 1990 - 1992 - Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
- 1994 - 1998 - Chairman, Public Undertakings Committee
- 6th Jan, 1999 to 15th Jan, 2004 Speaker, Rajasthan Legislative
He ruled this area for 50 long years and now his two sons are taking over this rich heritage.