Pali was previously known as Pallika and Palli. Pali also known as the trade centre and rled by many kingdoms . In 11th century Guhilas of Mewar, in 12th century it was the part of Nadol kingdom and ruled by Chauhan clan. Chalukya Kumarpal ruled it in 1153 AD. Later Songara Chauhans of Jalore take control of Pali. Later on Pal became the part of Mewar kingdom until 1949 .