Mahajan is a village located in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The name is derived from two Sanskrit words – ‘Maha’ which translates to great and ‘jan’ which means a sect of people of individuals. The village is located close to some famous cities in Rajasthan such as Suratgarh (71 km), Bikaner (94 km), and Pilani 175 km). Most locals in this village belong to the Mahajan caste and are generally involved in money lending.
Places to Stay
While there are no hotels in Mahajan, good budget hotels can be found around the village. Some of them are Hotel Sagar (Tariff – Rs. 1800), and Tanisha Heritage Haweli (Tariff – Rs. 700).
The official language Mahajan is Marwari. The other languages spoken include Punjabi and Dogri.
Each year, the inhabitants of this village celebrate Sri Guru Nanak Dev’s birthday, usually in November. This gathering is known as the Mail of Mahajan and is the most prominent event in this village.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of tourist attraction in Mahajan include the Guru Chiling Centre (14 km), the Chipplai Talab (21 km), Sahi Ram Pachar Farm House (28 km), Manmohan Deendayal Swami (0.7 km), and the Bramacharya Ji Ka Kund (17 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Mahajan is the Bikaner Airport (99.9 km)
Mahajan is well connected to all major cities by rail.
There are daily bus services to Delhi, Jodhpur, Bikaner, and Jaipur. Apex Travels is a reliable bus operator in this region. If you book your tickets online, look out for bus ticket booking coupons and save a lot of money.