History of Barmer
Barmer has a very rich history. The temples and monuments around here are live evidence of its richness. Earlier this place was named Mallinath after Rao Salkha’s son. Later it got the second name Malani derived from Mallinath. During the eighteenth century, the British gave the name Barmer to this place. For a while, Barmer became a part of the Jodhpur state. After Indian independence, Barmer got separated from Jodhpur and became a famous city of Rajasthan.