Rewari district

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Rewari district
District of Haryana
Location of Rewari district in Haryana
Location of Rewari district in Haryana
Country India
State Haryana
Headquarters Rewari
Tehsils 1. Rewari, 2. Bawal, and 3. Kosli
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies 1. Rohtak (shared with Rohtak and Jhajjar districts), 2. Gurgaon (shared with Gurgaon district)
 • Assembly seats 3
Area
 • Total 1,594 km2 (615 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 765,351
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban 17.8%
Demographics
 • Literacy 75.25%
Coordinates 27°57′N 76°17′E / 27.95°N 76.28°E / 27.95; 76.28 - 28°28′N 76°51′E / 28.47°N 76.85°E / 28.47; 76.85
Average annual precipitation 553 mm
Website Official website

Rewari district is one of the 21 districts of Haryana state, India. The administrative headquarters of this district, Rewari city is the biggest city in this district. It is located in southern Haryana. It is around 80 km away from the capital city of India, New Delhi. Rewari was accorded the status of a district by the Government of Haryana on November, 1, 1989.

As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Haryana (out of 21), after Panchkula.[1]

Divisions[edit]

Rewari district is divided into 4 tehsils, namely, Rewari, Bawal, Kosli and Dharuhera.

Education[edit]

Ahir College Rewari is one of the main colleges of rewari. It was established before India's independence. At that time Rewari was the only education hub. The department of science of Ahir College Rewari is also notable, in particular for science studies.

Culture[edit]

Although all of the festivals are celebrated here with great enthusiasm, the festival of Teej has a special place in the heart of citizens of Rewari. The most colourful Teej is witnessed by this Indian city, every year. People will have very fun in kite riding and special cuisine .being situated near Gurgaon city there is effect of urbanisation and people of Rewari are going away from there roots.

Language[edit]

Ahirwati, also called ‘Hirwati’ (the language of Ahirs also Language of Rajputana) is Spoken in Ahirwal.

Rewari, Mahendergarh, Narnaul and Gurgaon may be considered as the centre of Ahirwati speaking area. It represents the connecting link between Mewati and three other dialects Bangaru, Bagri and Shekhawati.

Agriculture[edit]

Rewari has an important place in Agriculture production in Haryana. Total geographical area of the district is 151 Lakh hectares. Major Soil type here is Loamy sand(Alluvial Soils) almost 108 lakhs Hectare(66%), sometimes called Golden Soil (Because of less quantity of irrigation water it yields more) and Sandy soils 53 lakh hectares(34%). In 2010–2011,the Cropping intensity in % is 173 which is 112 Lakh hectare and Area sown more than once is 82 Lakh Hectares . Thus , the total Gross cropped area is 194 Lakh Hectares. In Irrigation department, Net Irrigated area is 96 lakh hectares ,Rainfed area is 16 lakh Hectares. And Gross Irrigated Area is 167 Lakh Hectares. Sources of Irrigations are mainly Canals 2.1% and Bore-wells (Tube wells) 97.9%. The total Number of Pump sets are 29725. The quality of ground water is Alkaline in nature. In Kharif season Bajra, Maize, Jowar, Karif pulses, Arhar, Sesamum, Guar etc. are sown in about 3,29,088 hectare (42%) and in Rabi season Wheat, Gram, Mustard, Taramira, Rabi pulses etc. are sown in about 4,52,527 hectare (58%). The main source of irrigation are Tube Wells. By 26064 Tube Wells about 192861 hectare area is being irrigated and by 57196 Wells about 265169 hectares area is irrigated. By other sources like canals, tanks about 404 hectares area is irrigated. The normal rainfall for the district is 657.3 mm. The average rainfall in last ten years in the district is 569.6 mm. The rainfall distribution in the district is uneven and scattered which resulted some times flood problems and some time draught position which affect the Agriculture production as well as cropping pattern in Kharif & Rabi season. Thus, the Agriculture in the district by and large depends on rainfall distribution. Talk about Livestock , Normally people of Rewari prefer Buffalo Milk. As per survey in 2010-2011, 189 Lakh Buffalos, 18 lakhs Goat.

Economy[edit]

Rewari is famous for its metal works, particularly brass work. The main markets of Rewari have shops which sell brass utensils and artistic work of brass. Along with Moradabad, Rewari is the brass hub of India.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Rewari district has a population of 896,129,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Fiji[2] or the US state of Delaware.[3] This gives it a ranking of 466th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 562 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,460 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.09%.[1] Rewari has a sex ratio of 905 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 82.2%.[1]

Most of the population is Chandrawanshi Rao's[citation needed] . Mainly, this area is Yadav Belt as main population are Yadavs/Ahirs. Ahirs/Yadavs of this area are different from rest of India Yadavs of their Physical & Mental Strength. Also their diet is the main reason for Strength.

The Battle of Chushul was a saga of unprecedented courage, valour and supreme sacrifice. Never before had so many officers and Jawans (114 out of 120) laid down their lives in one battle. "You rarely come across such example in the annals of world military history when braving such heavy odds, the men fought till the last bullet and the last man," said General T.N. Raina, paying tributes to the Heroes of Chushul, and added "Certainly the Battle of Rezang La is such a shining example." General K.S. Thimayya remarked, "I had said many years ago that the Army must have a Ahir Regiment. The supreme sacrifice of the Charlie Company has fulfilled my expectations. I hope a suitable memorial will be built in Ahirwal in their memory so that the generations to come may seek inspiration from the immense courage and valour of their forefathers."

Politics[edit]

The present MLA from Rewari Captain Ajay Singh Yadav is also Vidut Minister, Haryana.

Cities, towns, villages, and other communities[edit]

Towns[edit]

  • Rewari (town)

Tehsils[edit]

♠===Villages===

  • Ramgarh
  • Banipur
  • Bharawas
  • Balihar Khurd
  • Bikaner
  • Bishoha
  • Bitwana
  • Bhudla
  • Bhudhpur
  • Boria Kamalpur
  • Chandawas
  • Dhawana
  • Dhugrawas
  • Gangyacha Ahir
  • Garhi Bolni
  • Gogalgarh
  • Gothra
  • Gudhiyani
  • Gurraawara
  • Jaliawas
  • Khatuwas
  • Jatusana
  • Kannina
  • Dahina
  • Punsika
  • Zainabaad
  • Karnawas
  • Karoli
  • Khalil Pur
  • Kheda Alampur
  • Khedi Motla
  • Khushpura
  • Kumrodha
  • Hansaka
  • Ladhoowas
  • Lisana
  • Lula Ahir
  • Luhana
  • Lookhi
  • Mandola
  • Motla Kalan
  • Motla Khurd
  • Nimoth
  • Palhawas
  • Kamalpur
  • Mohindinpur
  • Mastapur
  • Phideri
  • Rampura
  • Rampuri
  • Shyam Nagar
  • Suthana
  • Tankri
  • Gindokhar
  • Nainsukhpura
  • Bohatwas Ahir
  • Bangarwa
  • Dawana-Lalpur
  • Saharanwas
  • Chandawas
  • Hazariwas
  • Batori
  • Harjipur
  • Jhal
  • Juddi
  • Sadat Nagar
  • Surehli
  • Lulla Ahir
  • Tummana

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Fiji 883,125 July 2011 est." 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Delaware 897,934" 

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