Rehar

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Rehar is a small town in Bijnor district, in Uttar Pradesh state, India.

History[edit]

Historically a town of British India, it was founded in the mid-eighteenth century by a local leader named Nawab Afzal Ali Khan, who also built a fort in the area, which was dismantled after the Indian Rebellion of 1857[2].

In 1901, Rehar had a population of 6,474 [3].

Geography[edit]

Rehar is located at Latitude 29.3667 Longitude 78.7667 Altitude (feet) 738 Lat (DMS) 29° 22' 0N Long (DMS) 78° 46' 0E Altitude : It has an average elevation of 212 metres (696 feet). Time zone (east) IST (UTC+5:30) in India, state of Uttar Pradesh in Bijnor District

Rehar Pin Code 246722 According to imperial-gazetteer-of-india The Rehar forest was situated in the south-east of the District and belongs to the Garhwal forest division. Its area was 26 square miles ; and saal (Teak-wood) and other timber, fuel, and grass were to be supplied to inhabitants of the neighborhood, the revenue during British Rule varying from Rs. 2,000 to Rs. 7,000. The Amsot and Mohanwali Reserves, managed by the Collector, include an area of 8 square miles.

Kankar or nodular limestone is extremely rare, and is generally imported from Moradabad. Lime is made from the limestone found in the Chandi hills.

Other cities and towns in Bijnor District Afzalgarh (4.8 nm) Sherkot (9.6 nm) Seohara (13.2 nm) Dhampur (13.4 nm) Barhapura (15.8 nm) Puraini (16.7 nm) Nagina (17.3 nm) Tajpur (19.1 nm) Kalagarh (8.0 nm) Kanda (18.7 nm) Jhirna (8.6 nm) Kashipur (13.2 nm) Jaspur (5.6 nm) Surjannagar (7.5 nm) Thakurdwara (10.9 nm) Sahaspur (16.1 nm) Jatpura (18.3 nm) Dilari (19.0 nm) Kanth (19.3 nm)

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Rehar had a population of 4,954. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Rehar has an average literacy rate of 39%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 59% of the males and 41% of females literate. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.[1]

Tourism[edit]

Rehar Dam is very beautiful place. and there is a very big forest near dam, every type of animals you can see there, very beautiful place for tour. Several major tourist attractions can be mentioned in the town’s surroundings, like Jim Corbett National Park (India) about 24 km, Nainital (India) about 69 km, Lake RUP Kundu (India), about 136 km, Red Fort (India) about 168 km, New Delhi (India) about 171 km, India Gate (India), about 171 km, Humayun's Tomb in Delhi (India) about 171 km, Glass river (India) about 174 km, Lotus Temple (India), about 172 km, Qutub Minar (India) about 180 km, Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (India) about 180 km, Mata mandir (India), about 203 km, 60 Ghanti wali mata (India) about 203 km, Khatu Shyam ji Mandir (India) about 203 km. The nearest international airport (DEL) Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl Airport is situated about 185 km from Rehar.

Mosque[edit]

There are Seven Mosque (Maszid) in Rehar town. All are very Old and located on every main street. Out of Seven mosque there are Three mosque which runs Three Madarsas in the town for the free study of Holy Quran and Hadith. One Mosque is called Jama Maszid which is big mosque compare to other mosques of town.

Education institutions[edit]

Inter college[edit]

Govt Navratan Inter College (G.N.I.C): which has been built on land donated by heirs of Kunwar Nav Rattan Singh and Pt Musaddi lal Kaushik S/O Pandit Charan Dass Kaushik is imparting education not only to the local residents but catering to the educational needs of common men of a number of villages in the vicinity.

Degree college[edit]

New P.G. college is approximately eight kilometers away at Afzalgarh, a nearby township.there are three or four private school for children.

Factory[edit]

Bahaderpur Sugar Mill Dwarikesh Sugar Mill

References[edit]

1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rehar 2. ^ Still now some part of the port available near Panchayat area. 21 km far away small town Kalagarh is there. around this city mountain available.Kalagarh is the part of Uttranchal. The town is on the right bank of the river Ramganga Rehar Town The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 5, p. 69. 3. ^ Nagina Town The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 18, p. 299. 4

Coordinates: 29°22′N 78°46′E / 29.367°N 78.767°E / 29.367; 78.767