बिधवाण or बिधवान
|Elevation||210 m (690 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-HR|
Bidhwan (Hindi: बिधवाण or बिधवान ) is a village and administrative unit with a democratically elected panchayat samiti (local council) in the Loharu (Vidhan Sabha constituency), Siwani Tehsil of Bhiwani District under Bhiwani-Mahendragarh Lok Sabha constituency and Hisar Division of Haryana state.
- 1 History
- 2 Administration
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Education
- 5 Transportation
- 6 Geography
- 7 Climate and ecology
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Bidhwan Jaglan Zail and Jaglan Lambardari
Bidhwan is the seat of former Jaglan Zail headed by the Zaildar from the influential Jaglan clan, who during the British Raj, ruled over four revenue villages of Princely state of Loharu State, namely Bidhwan, Kalali (कलाली), Mandholi Khurd (मंढोली खुर्द) and Mandholi Kalan (मंढोलीकलां). Currently these villages lie in the Bhiwani district. Descendants of the Jaglan lan clan still live in the village and they currently holds the position of Lambardar of these villages.
Nearby archaeological sites
Nearby Indus Valley Civilization archaeological sites are Banawali, Lohari Ragho, Masudpur, Rakhigarhi, Siswal all with Hissar district as well as Burj and Bhirrana and Kunal and Balu in Fatehabad and Mitathal and Naurangabad in Bhiwani district. Other archaeological site are Agroha Mound where the original pillar of Ashoka was taken to Firoz Shah Palace Complex in Hisar.
Currently, Bidhwan is under Bhiwani Zilla Panchayat and has its own unreserved Gram Panchayat under Gram Panchayat Smiti code 244115 and 2011 census village code 061301 and village name Bidhwan (113). As of August 2013, Balbir Singh is the Sarpanch of the Gram Panchayat Smiti. There is a Patwari (government land record officer), an ADO (Agriculture Development Officer),a Rural Health Officer (RHO), and an Anganbadi Worker based at Bidhwan.
Bidhwan is covered by the rural housing development plan called Priyadarshini Awas Yojna, rural electrification plan called Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna, rural employment plan called National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) and rural employment plan called Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MANEGRA).
|Number of households||
As per a 2010 official report, Bidhwan has 750 households with a total population of 4500, with 229 Scheduled Caste inhabitants, with 2016 literate residents and 1890 cell-phone connections. The residents are Hindu.
Bidhwan is well connected by the paved bitumen road. It lies from 7 km Jhumpa Khurd, 16 km Bahal, 19 km Siwani, 27 Rajgarh (Rajasthan), 31 Kairu, 53 km Hissar, 55 km Hansi, 47 km Pilani, and 58 km from Bhiwani, 165 km Delhi and 284 km from state capital Chandigarh.
Hisar Airport, the nearest functional airport and flying training club is 55 km (34 mi) away. Currently no commercial flights from this airport. Nearest domestic and international airport is 165 km (103 mi) at Delhi.
Climate and ecology
|Climate data for Hisar (1951–1980)|
|Average high °C (°F)||21.4
|Average low °C (°F)||5.5
|Average rainfall mm (inches)||013.4
|Average rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm)||1.1||1.2||1.3||0.6||1.3||3.0||6.9||7.5||3.5||0.9||0.5||0.7||28.5|
|Source: India Meteorological Department|
Animals and birds of various species are found including sparrow, large Indian parakeet, parrot, crow, rat, rabbit, nilgai, pied crested cuckoo, koel, pheasant, kingfisher, bulbul and Indian magpie robin.
- India Pincodes
- Panchayats of Siwani, Bhiwani, Haryana. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- Archaeology report. University of Cambridge. Archived from the original on 2013-08-04. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- More details about Buddhist monuments at Sanchi, Archaeological Survey of India, 1989.
- Haryana Panchayats Archived 2014-10-21 at the Wayback Machine.
- Haryana Panchayat. haryanapanchayat. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- Child Welfare, Harayana
- Priyadarshini Awas Yojna Benificiary list
- Rural Housing
- Rural electrification Archived 2014-12-23 at the Wayback Machine.
- NREGA report Archived 2014-10-30 at the Wayback Machine.
- MANEGRA report
- Bidhwan village info
- Bidhwan Govt High School
- Pincodes of India
- Villages of India
- Haryana Revenue Gazetteer (PDF). Haryana Revenue Department. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- "Climatological table of Hisar, India". India Meteorological Department. Retrieved 19 April 2012.