Dadrewa

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Dadrewa
ददरेवा
village
Dadrewa is located in Rajasthan
Dadrewa
Dadrewa
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 28°40′22″N 75°13′58″E / 28.67278°N 75.23278°E / 28.67278; 75.23278Coordinates: 28°40′22″N 75°13′58″E / 28.67278°N 75.23278°E / 28.67278; 75.23278
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Churu
Government
 • Body Panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,176
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 331023
Telephone code 01559
Sex ratio 1079 /

Dadrewa is a village situated in Churu district of Rajasthan, India. The village is situated on the Hissar-Bikaner Highway in between Sadulpur and Taranagar. The famous Gogaji Pir, was born at Dadrewa.

Etymology[edit]

The name Dadreva is derived from its ancient name Dadrirek Nagar (Devnagari: दद्रिरेक नगर).

History[edit]

It was the ancient capital of Chauhan Rulers.This was also ruled by Poonias and Kaimkhanis. There are the ancient remains of Gogaji period.

Veer Gogaji[edit]

Dadrewa is known as the birthplace of Gogaji who became popular as a powerful king and a pir in various states of northern India. Gogaji was perhaps the most powerful Chauhan rajput who had ruled Dadrewa. His kingdom, Bagad Dedga, spanned from Satluj to Hansi in Haryana. Dadrewa was the capital city of 'Bagad Dedga'. A fair in Gogaji's memory is held in Dadrewa every year in month of Bhaadra.

Qaim Khan[edit]

Dadrewa is the birthplace of Nawab Qaim Khan born Karamchand, the son of Raja Motay Rai Chauhan, the ruler of Dadrewa.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Muhnot nainsi ki khyat", part 1, page 99