Village - Sadri

Summary:
Sadri is a municipal township with population of around one Lakh located in Pali district on the road connecting the two major tourist destinations of Jodhpur (160 km) and Udaipur (100 km). This small but historical town is situated at the foot of the Aravalli Hills, which separate the desert from India’s fertile central plateau. It has an average elevation of 1646 feet above the see. Sadri is also the gateway to the Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary, which hosts leopards, sloth bears, wolves, Grey jungle fowl and other wildlife. Ranakpur Shwetambar Jain Temples are located about 10 KMs from Sadri. The nearest railway station to reach Sadri is Falna, which is 25 kms. There are regular buses and jeeps from Falna to Sadri. Parashuram Mahadev temple, a place of worship for millions of devotees of Lord Shiva, is also located within a range of 10 KMs.

History:
Geologists trace the existence of this place to pre-historic age and maintain that it has emerged from the vast western sea spread over a large part of the present day Rajasthan. In the Vedic age Maharsi Javali stayed in this area for meditation and interpretation of Vedas. The Pandavas in the Mahabharata age also have made this area (near Bali) their resting place during the exile. As a part of ancient Arbuda Province, this area was known as Balla-Desh.

Climate:
The summer season raise the temperature up to 46-47 degree centigrade at peak Time in May-June. A large variation in temperature is found due to adjoining green and hilly areas. Winters are moderately cool during December-January lowering the mercury to 4-5 degree centigrade occasionally. Average rainfall in the district during the months of July-October is 300 mm.

Gorwals in Sadri:
The gorwal brahmin population consists of about 50 houses (approximately 200 numbers) mainly concentrated in Roopji ka Was, Jawaria Waas, Mayla Waas. Some of them are settled in Mumbai, Surat, Dindigal etc.