|District||South West Delhi|
|• Body||Municipal Corporation of Delhi|
|• Official||Hindi, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||South West Delhi|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Najafgarh|
|Civic agency||Municipal Corporation of Delhi|
Najafgarh is best known as the home town of popular cricket icon Virendra Sehwag and Olympic silver medal winner Sushil Kumar. Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Yadav, the first Chief Minister of New Delhi, was born in Najafgarh. Ms.Sushma Yadav first female General Secretary in Delhi Pardesh Congress Committee and First Secretary of All INdia Mahila Congress from Najaf Garh Rural Area. Mr. Rajbir Yadav, Alderman of South Delhi District of MCD is from Najafgarh. Mr.India Jitender Yadav is also from Najafgarh. In addition Dr Yoginder Sangwan and Lt Col Pushpender Sangwan also belong to this place. Many other national and international athletes and sportspersons also belong to this region. It is also known for the speech delivered by Mr. Arvind Kejriwal on corruption and price hikes in Delhi. Several religious/meditation centres are located in and around Najafgarh. One of the most noted temples in Najafgarh is that of Sai Baba of Shirdi. Najafgarh also includes a holy place of Hinduism, Saint Siromani Baba Namdev Mandir at Rohilla Tank Sabha, Roshan Garden, Baba Haridas, CRPF Group Centre in Jharoda Kalan. A few of the meditation centres in and around Najafgarh are Radha Swami Satsang Beas at Ranaji Enclave & Dindarpur, Ashram of Sant Sri Asaramji Bapu, Osho Dham (of Guru Rajneesh), Ashram of Sudhanshu Ji Maharaj at Bakkarwala, and Nirmal Dham of Nirmala Devi. The Haryanvi language is widely spoken in the region, along with Hindi and English
Delhi Police Training Centre is also located in vicinity. It is one of major training centre for all the recruitment of delhi police's constable, Sub-Inspector and other ranks. Various kind of trainings are being provided in this centre such as bomb disposal, riots protection etc. It is having two parts- one is Delhi Police Training School and other is Delhi Police Training College. Apart from this, CRPF Camp is also located adjacent to it, that is among one of the centre of Central Reserve Police Force, which part of Indian Government's Para Military Forces. On the aniversary of either of these, some dignitary of Indian Government or Delhi government, do participate.
The place is also famous for the Healthy Food option from the main market. Bansi Samose wala, exact opposit to it there is one Jalebi wala.
Najafgarh was named after the Kiledar (Fort Administrator) Mirza Najaf Khan Baloch (1733–1782) of the Mughal Dynasty. The country seat of this powerful Persian noble, located in the suburbs beyond the capital city, later became a fortified stronghold of Rohilla Afghan chieftain Zabita Khan (b. 1785). During the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and part of the Siege of Delhi, the Battle of Najafgarh took place on 25 August 1857 between Indian rebels and British Raj soldiers. Approximately 800 people were killed.
A small settlement of the Mughal troops settled here in its infancy. Najafgarh is now one of the most populous electoral regions in the National Capital Region of India (NCR). Najafgarh is surrounded by 70 villages bordering Haryana. The borders are 10 to 15 kilometers from the main Najafgarh Market.
Najafgarh is surrounded by a number of important villages of the South West Delhi district. Like all the administrative subdivisions of the South West District of Delhi, Najafgarh is composed of a group of villages. Some of the villages around Najafgarh are Kair,baprola,Asalatpur Khadar, Haibat Pur, Pandwala Kalan, Jafarpur Kalan, Badu Sarai, Kangan Heri, Dauralla, [Dindarpur/Mr. Pawan Numberdar], [Deenpur/ Mr. Bale Ram Numberdar (pardhaan in deenpur], Ghuman Hera, Khaira, Delhi, Bakkargarh, Jaffarpur Kalan, Rawta, Surheda, Kheda Dabar, Daulatpur, Dhansa, Galibpur, Jhuljhuli, Jhatikra, Kazipur, Kharkhari Nahar, Sidipur, KharKhari Jatmal, KharKhari Rond, Hasanpur, Delhi, Mundhela Khurd, Mundhela Kalan, Nanak Heri, Nagal Sakrawati, Paprawat, Pandwalan Khurd, Pandwalan Kalan, Rewala Khanpur, Tajpur Khurd, Sarang Pur, Sherpur, Shikar Pur, Samaspur Khalsa, Ujwa, Daryapur Khurd, Issapur and Malikpur. Najafgarh is surrounded by a number of important towns of Delhi. On the west of Najafgarh like Surkhpur and Mitraon. Dichaon Kalan is situated to the north of Najafgarh. There are some colonies also in Najafgarh which are: Najafgarh Park,Vijay Park, Deepak Vihar, Ajay Park, Naya Bazar, Makshudabad Colony, Roashan Pura, Data Ram Park, Gupta Market, Dharm Pura, Virendra Market, Prem Nagar, Durga Vihar, Shiv Enclave, Shyam Vihar, etc. Najafgarh also shares a boundary with Dwarka, which is adjacent to it, approximately 4 km from the main Najafgarh market.
Najafgarh is also in close proximity to Gurgaon, which is a hub for numerous companies, both Indian and multinational. Najafgarh is also famous for the main way between Gurgaon, Bahadurgarh and other cities of Haryana and Rajasthan.
The population of Najafgarh is 18,906,452. The majority of the inhabitants are from Haryana, Uttrakhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The literacy rate has been estimated to be 50%. Bharat Singh of INLD is current MLA of this region.
Najafgarh, being outside of Delhi, was initially neglected in terms of development and other facilities. Now, however, this region is emerging as a hub for education (Thana Road in Najafgarh is famous for its coaching and learning institutes), shopping, and several other activities. The sixth plan of Delhi Metro included Najafgarh as one of the main stations in the South-west Delhi Zone. There has also been a substantial increase in shopping hubs and marts in this area, adding to the already opened showrooms of Reebok, Nike, Bata, Lotto, and many others. This place is also known for the peaceful and tranquil life of its people, escaping from the hullabaloo of the capital region. New Anaj Mandi is located on the Najafgarh-Bahadurgarh Road, which is a big landmark of this area. One could find a good community gathering at several festivals like Holi, Dusherra, Diwali, etc.
- Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College
- Max Career Point ( Mr. Pawan Numberdar)
- the institute of winner (Mr. Pawan Numberdar)(8750444464)
- Times Institute of Management & Engineering Studies
- TCIL-IT, Govt. of India Enterprise
- LPU, Study Centre Lovely Professional University
- NIIT center
- Sri krishna public school
- Krishna Model School
- Rao Man Singh Senior Secondary School
- Holy Cross School
- Jain School
- Rao Mohar Memorial Public School
- Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School
- B V M Public School
- G.D.V.M. Public School
- M.B.D. Public School
- Smt. Misri Devi Public School
- D.C. Convent School
- Govt. Senior Secondary School no-1
- Govt. Senior Secondary School no-2
- Govt. Senior Secondary School no-3 at main delhi gate najafgarh.
- Govt. Senior Secondary School at Jharoda Kalan (separate for both girls as well as boys)
- Najafgarh drain, Delhi
- Najafgarh drain bird sanctuary, Delhi
- Nearby Najafgarh lake or Najafgarh jheel (now completely drained by Najafgarh drain)
- Nearby Sultanpur National Park, Gurgaon District, Haryana
- Nearby Bahadurgarh
- Delhi Govt Website
- Strategy Framework for Delhi beyond the Commonwealth Games 2010, BY DANNY CHERIAN, 2004
- http://www.dailypioneer.com/city/98493-najafgarh-to-get-3-flyovers. html