Mandi Dabwali

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Mandi Dabwali
डब्वाली
Dabwali
Mandi Dabwali is located in Haryana
Mandi Dabwali
Mandi Dabwali
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 29°56′52″N 74°43′56″E / 29.947656°N 74.732234°E / 29.947656; 74.732234Coordinates: 29°56′52″N 74°43′56″E / 29.947656°N 74.732234°E / 29.947656; 74.732234
Country  India
State Haryana
District Sirsa
Population (2001)
 • Total 53,811
Languages
 • Official Punjabi, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC5:30)
Vehicle registration HR 25

Mandi Dabwali is a Municipal committee town in Sirsa district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is located on the border of Haryana and Punjab.[citation needed]

In the 2001 Census of India, Mandi Dabwali had a population of 53811. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%.[1]

Dabwali fire accident occurred here on 23 December 1995, which killed least 400 people mostly children died at a fire at function at local DAV Public School, and another 160 were injured, half of them with serious burns.[2][3]

The town has been a hub for manufacturing and marketing modified open jeeps since early 2000s.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alphabetical List of Towns and their Population: Haryana". Census of India. 2001. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  2. ^ About 400 killed in fire in India. CNN. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Mandi Dabwali fire: DAV Public School to pay compensation". January 23, 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  4. ^ "Canadian Boyz from Mandi Dabwali". Indian Express. Retrieved 2014-06-27.