Chhawla

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Chhawla
Suburban Village
Chhawla is located in India
Chhawla
Chhawla
Location in India
Coordinates: 28°33′25″N 77°00′26″E / 28.55684°N 77.00713°E / 28.55684; 77.00713Coordinates: 28°33′25″N 77°00′26″E / 28.55684°N 77.00713°E / 28.55684; 77.00713
Country  India
State Delhi
District South West
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,047
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English, Haryanvi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Chhawla is a census town in South West district in the state of Delhi, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Chhawla had a population of 9047. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Chhawla has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 68%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Chhawla village is a big Jat dominated village. It is the biggest village of Delhi and second richest after Asola-Fethpur Beri the twin village. Chhawla contributes 23% (approximately) of Delhi's wealth.Leaders like Yogesh Kashyap, Rajpal Shokeen, Somesh Shokeen and the first Joint Secretary of RLA college evening from chhawla Sandeep Shokeen belong to this village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.