Ajeetpura

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Ajeetpura
अजीतपुरा
town
Ajeetpura is located in Rajasthan
Ajeetpura
Ajeetpura
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 29°01′N 75°19′E / 29.02°N 75.32°E / 29.02; 75.32Coordinates: 29°01′N 75°19′E / 29.02°N 75.32°E / 29.02; 75.32
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Hanumangarh
Government
 • Sarpanch Mr. Sridev Singh Rathore
Area
 • Total 16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 191 m (627 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,726
 • Density 983/km2 (2,550/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 335501
Telephone code 01504
Vehicle registration RJ 31
Sex ratio 918 /

Ajeetpura is a town in the Hanumangarh district, Rajasthan.

It was a historical town of Bikaner state. Now it is a Panchayat and Block headquarters. It is situated just 14 km far from Tehsil headquarters Bhadra in east direction (by air) and 24 km far by road via Amarpura. It is 148 km far from distt. headquarters Hanumangarh in south-east direction.

Before 1994, Ajeetpura was totally a "Barani Bhoomi" area. In 1994, it joined with canal irrigation by Raslana Branch of Rajiv Gandhi Sidhmukh – Nohar Nahar Pariyojana.[1] Raslana Branch crosses very near of Ajeetpura. It should be called "Lifeline of Ajeetpura". Because of it, Ajeetpura is an emerging market of this area. Last 10 years are so dry in the region, but this canal gave life to the people of the area.

Name[edit]

The name Ajeetpura (Hindi: अजीतपुरा)was adopted in the memory of "Ajeet Giriji Maharaj", prior to this, it was known as Lahuwala. Ajeetpura was established in late 1604 AD by Ajeet Singh Rathore.Before 1604 AD it was a residential town of The Rangharas.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Ajeetpura is located at 29°01′N 75°19′E / 29.02°N 75.32°E / 29.02; 75.32.[2] It has an average elevation of 191 m (627 ft). It is situated in a semi-desert region in Rajasthan which is one of the most driest states of the country. There are a number of huge sand-hills here, called Tibba. About 56% area of total farming land is under desert. Trees are less here, comparing with the forests of southern Rajasthan.

History[edit]

Ajeetpura is a historical town of Rathore. It was under the control of Bikaner state of Rajputana. Notable by Ajeetpura person shri magej singh rathore. and the first panchayat raj SARPANCH of ajeetpura is SHRI KHAMAN CHAND CHHIMPA (1952-1957). notable by ajeetpura villagers.

Ajeetpura fort

Heritage[edit]

Shiv Mandir, Ajeetpura is the most valuable heritage site in the town. It is a "Samadhi Sthal" of Baba Jhulewale Maharaj. It is the only tourist spot in the town, well known for its visitors from Kamaliya, who are called Kamaliyans. Other temples in the town include the Baba Ramdev Temple, Hanuman Temple etc. There are two historical ponds in Ajeetpura, called "Dhaab". These are situated at the center of the town. These are known as the prior famous destinations of villagers for discussing any social matter.

Ajeetpura Fort

Economy[edit]

Only 40% population of the town is dependent on farming and agriculture. About 60% population is dependent on secondary, and other occupations[citation needed]. About 900 – 1000 persons of the town are living in Gulf countries[citation needed]. Some of the employees are businessmen in the town and other are working out of Rajasthan, in other states like Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Delhi etc. There is a small market in the town about 200 shops and one bank.

Ajeetpura's agriculture is often depend o rain but about 60% area of total farming area is about irrigated. Raslana Branch is the main canal of the area. It is a part of "'Rajiv Gandhi Sidhmukh – Nohar Nahar Pariyojana"'. Ajeetpura's farming area is divided into these following areas (local names) – Taal, Tibba, Mandpara, Jole, Pole, Dabala, Bharda, Meenawali etc.

In "Rabi" Chana is the most important product. Other cropes of "Rabi" are Mustard, Wheat, Jau etc. And in "Kharif" Bajra is the major product.

Ajeetpura

Health and education[edit]

Seth Sahadev Lal Bansal Govt. Hospital, Ajeetpura[3] is the main hospital in the town. It is the hub of about a dozen of sub-health centers. There are 4–5 private clinics are also in action. There are 2–3 private school & six govt. schools.[4] one English medium school is also in this village..{shree bala ji medical&metro lab man chok ajeetpura} .

Sports and recreation[edit]

Cricket is a popular sport in the town. There are many cricket clubs in the town comprising the young talent. There are three major cricket grounds in the town. Kabaddi is also a popular sport in the town.

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