Ellenabad

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Ellenabad
town
Ellenabad is located in Haryana
Ellenabad
Ellenabad
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 29°27′N 74°39′E / 29.45°N 74.65°E / 29.45; 74.65Coordinates: 29°27′N 74°39′E / 29.45°N 74.65°E / 29.45; 74.65
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictSirsa
Elevation
189 m (620 ft)
Population
(2018)
 • Total85,000 aprox
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
125102
Telephone code01698
ISO 3166 codeIN-HR
Vehicle registrationHR 44
Sex ratio1000/884 /

Ellenabad, previously known as Kharial, is a historic town with a municipal committee in the Sirsa district of the state of Haryana, India. It is located to the north of the Ghaggar-Hakra River and serves as a port of entry into the state of Haryana from Rajasthan side. As of January 2011 the city had a population of approximately 85000 urban and about 50000 rural. It is a constituency of Haryana Vidhan Sabha.The current chairman of Municipal Committee of town is Mr. Ravinder Kumar Ladha.Current MLA is mr.A.chautala ji[1]

Etymology[edit]

Ellenabad was founded during the British colonization by Hisar commissioner Robert Hutch. The commissioner's wife, Madam Ellena, gave birth to a child in the town of Kharial. Hutch renamed the town Ellenabad as a gesture of appreciation for the accommodations provided during his wife's pregnancy.[2]

Transport[edit]

Ellenabad is connected by rail on the HanumangarhSadulpur railway route.[3] It is 43 kilometres (27 mi) from Hanumangarh and 136 kilometres (85 mi) from Sadulpur . It is planned to be connected to Sirsa by train. Ellenabad is situated on state highway number 23 and is 42 kilometres (26 mi) from Sirsa, the district headquarters. Haryana Roadways is main transport for travelling. Also there are daily night buses services for Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur and Haridwar. Ellenabad also administrates small villages like Mithanpura, Kishanpura, Karamshana, Dhani Sheran etc.

Demographics[edit]

The Ellenabad Municipal Committee has population of 36,623 of which 19,441 are males while 17,182 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4478 which is 12.23% of total population of Ellenabad (MC). In Ellenabad Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 884 against state average of 879. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Ellenabad is around 862 compared to Haryana state average of 834. Literacy rate of Ellenabad city is 75.19% lower than state average of 75.55%. In Ellenabad, Male literacy is around 81.80% while female literacy rate is 67.75%.

Ellenabad has an evenly distributed Sikh and Hindu population, with small Muslim and Christian communities.

Economy[edit]

Ellenabad's primary source of income is agriculture. Its grain market provides support to farmers from surrounding villages and daily trains connect Ellenabad to New Delhi, Jaipur, and Sri Ganganagar.

Saraswati High School is the famous quality education institute founded by Late Sh. Balbir Singh Saini. In the matric exam of the session 2015-16 it secured the second position in the State Haryana. The other most notable schools in the city are Anupam public school, Nachiketan Public School, TAGORE VIDYA MANDIR HIGH SCHOOL, Sir Chhotu Ram Jat Senior Secondary School, Sarvodaya Shiksha Sadan,[4][5] Sarvpalli Public School, Ch. Harpal Singh Convent School (H.C.S.),[6] Satluj Public School[7] and C.R.D.A.V. School.[8] These are well known for their English and Mathematics departments.

Health care[edit]

Nearby hospitals include the Civil Hospital . Janta Hospital. Gupta nursing and maternity home . Jain hospital . pediatric hospital. And many others. Url:- http://sirsa.gov.in/htfiles/institutions.html | Title=Official Website of the Sirsa District

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Ellenabad". Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 25 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Glorious History of Ellenabad". Ellenabad.com. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Railway Maps of India". www.mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Sarvodaya Shiksha Sadan". Facebook. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  5. ^ Sarvodaya, Blogspot. "Sarvodaya Shiksha Sadan". Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Welcome to Ch. Harpal singh convent senior secondary school | No. 1 school in Ellenabad". Hcsellenabad.com. 1994-04-04. Retrieved 2015-01-03.
  7. ^ "Satluj Public School". Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  8. ^ CBSE Schools (2013-02-28). "C.R. D.A.V. Public Sen. Sec. School - CBSE Schools Haryana, CBSE Schools Sirsa, Haryana - 11475". Publicinfopath.com. Retrieved 2015-01-03.

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