Barwala, Hisar

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Barwala
बरवाला
city
Barwala is located in Haryana
Barwala
Barwala
Location in Haryana, India
Barwala is located in India
Barwala
Barwala
Barwala (India)
Coordinates: 29°23′N 75°55′E / 29.38°N 75.92°E / 29.38; 75.92Coordinates: 29°23′N 75°55′E / 29.38°N 75.92°E / 29.38; 75.92
Country  India
State Haryana
District Hisar
Government
 • Body Tehsil
Elevation 214 m (702 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 89,000
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code 01693
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR 80
Website haryana.gov.in

Barwala (Hindi: बरवाला) (Urdu: بَروالا ‎), is a town and municipal committee in Hisar district of the state of Haryana, India.[1]

Geography[edit]

Barwala is located at map location of Barwala. It has an average elevation of 214 metres (702 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Barwala had a population of 43,384. Males constitute 52.5% of the population and females 47.5%. Barwala has an average literacy rate of 63.5%, above than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 8.5% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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History[edit]

Barwala was located in the honour of the king Raja Barwala.After his name the barwala city was named. In the 19th century there was the kingdom of Muslims. After firing of tank attacks from village Dhani Khan Bahadur with the lead crystal they were defeated to run away to Pakistan.

Barwala is home to the Satlok ashram of Rampal. In November 2014, thousands of his followers gathered around his ashram to prevent the police from arresting him. Around 200 people were injured in the resulting violent clashes.[4]

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