Hindaun

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This article is about the city and rural area in Rajasthan, India. For its namesake subdistrict, see Hindaun Block.
For other uses, see Hindaun (disambiguation).
Hindaun City
Hiranya Kashyap Ki Nagri
हिण्डौन सिटी
City, Nagar ParishadMunicipalities
Nickname(s): Red Stone City
Hindaun City is located in Rajasthan
Hindaun City
Hindaun City
Hindaun City is located in India
Hindaun City
Hindaun City
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 26°44′N 77°02′E / 26.74°N 77.03°E / 26.74; 77.03Coordinates: 26°44′N 77°02′E / 26.74°N 77.03°E / 26.74; 77.03
Country  India
State Rajasthan
Division Bharatpur Division
District Karauli
Subdistrict Hindaun Subdistrict
Named for Hiranya Kashyap and Hidimba
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Body Municipality
 • Assembly constituency Hindaun (Rajasthan Assembly constituency)
 • MLA Rajkumari Jatav (BJP)
 • Chairman Arvind Jain (INC)
Area
 • City, Nagar ParishadMunicipalities 57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Area rank 1 in Karauli District
Elevation 235 m (771 ft)
Population (2015)
 • City, Nagar ParishadMunicipalities 1,35,690
 • Rank 1 in Karauli District
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,200/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,50,000
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 322230
Telephone code 91-7469
Vehicle registration RJ 34
Sex ratio 1000:889 /

Hindaun is a Historical-Legendary City & Municipal Council in Hindaun Block, Karauli district of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The town is located in the vicinity of the Aravalli Range and is on the main railway track between Delhi and Mumbai. It is a subdivisional headquarter. Its population is approximately 1.35 lakh. The town covers an area of 57 Square kilometres ( sq mi). Temperature in summer ranges between 25 and 45 degrees Celsius and in winter it is between 5 and 23 degrees Celsius. It has an average elevation of 235 meters (771 ft).Distance to State capital Jaipur is around 150 km.

History[edit]

In the ancient time Hindaun came under the Matsya Kingdom. There are many ancient structures still present in the town built during the regime of Matsya Kingdom. Traditionally in some mythological stories the town is believed to be associated with the mythology of Hiranyakashipu and Prahlada mentioned in Bhagavata Purana.

Hindaun is named after the name of ancient ruler king Hiranyakashipu, father of Prahlada. The temple to Narasimha, an Avatar of Hindu God Vishnu who killed Hiranyakashipu, demonstrates the town's connection to the mythology surrounding Hiranyakashipu and Prahlada.[1]

Location[edit]

Hindaun is located in the eastern part of Rajasthan, (a north-western state in India) in the vicinity of the Aravalli Range.

The town is well connected with Jaipur, Agra, Alwar, Dholpur, Bharatpur with modernized roads.

Hindaun has an average elevation of 235 metres (771 ft). Its distance from the state capital of Jaipur is around 150 km.

Industries[edit]

The city is known for its sandstone.[2]The city is globally acclaimed for its sand stone.[2] The largest mart of sandstone in subcontinent. Basically the stone industries are blossomed here. Red Fort and Akshardham Temple of Delhi and Jaipur are made of this sand stone. The largest mart of sandstone in subcontinent. Red Fort and Akshardham Temple of Delhi, Ambedkar Park, Lucknow and Jaipur are made of this sandstone. The slate industry is well rooted here and is having supreme rank in the state. Slates are transported abroad also. Various minor scale industries e.g.candle, battis, wooden toys also exist.

Minor Industries[edit]

  • iron Factory Vishnu indesties
  • Nankeen factories
  1. Raj shree
  2. Rajdhani
  • Tea Factories
  1. HariOm Chaye
  2. Krishna Chaye
  • Pipe & Botels Factories
  • Paint Factories
  • education hubs
  1. nirmal education group
  2. chandra education group
  3. rds group of indistres and education science 1996

Here are Making Bangles of lack in a very big Large amounts

Tourist attractions[edit]

The main places of attraction in Hindaun City are: The Prahladkund, forest, Hiranyakashayap ka kua, palace and the Narsinghji Temple, Shri Mahavirji Temple is a major pilgrimage center in Jainism. The Jaggar Dam of Jagar, Kundeva, Danghati, the Suroth Fort, City of Moradwaja, the castle of Garmora and Padampura, the Timangarh fort, Sagar Lake, Dhruv Ghata & the well of Nand-Bhaujai are some popular attractions. The temples of goddess Chamunda Mata Temple, Chinayata and Chamunda Mata Temple, Sankarghanta in estern part of city, Nakkash Ki Devi - Gomti Dham (the heart temple of Hindaun City) with adjacent sacred pond termed as Jalsen pond. Radha-Raman Ji Temple and Shri Hardev Ji Temple are also famous and located within the city.

Some Attraction Places[edit]

Name Location Type Period Years
1 Prahalad Kund Prahalad Kund, Hindaun City 322230 Place(Pond) 15th-17th Century AD
2 Jachcha ki baori Prahalad kund, Hindaun City 322230 Baoli/Bawdi(Stepwell) 13th-15th century AD
3 Matia Mahal Near Prahalad kund, Hindaun City 322230 Place(Mahal) 13th-15th century AD
4 Hindaun Mahal(Fort of Hindaun) Near Old Kachehry, Hindaun city 322230 Place(Mahal) 13th-15th century AD
5 Shri Mahavir ji Mahaveer ji, Hindaun 322220 Temple 17th century AD
6 Purani Kachehry Shahganj, Hindaun city 322230 Place 16th century AD
7 Shri Hardev ji Neem Ka Bazaar, Hindaun city 322230 Temple 17th Century AD
8 Shri Raghunath Ji Maharaj Temple Old Hindaun, Hindaun city 322230 temple 16th century AD
9 Shri Radha Raman ji Neem Ka bazaar, Hindaun city 322230 temple 17th century AD
10 Shri Nakkash ki Devi - Gomti Dham Gomti Dham, Hindaun city 322230 Temple 20th century
11 Jalsen Jalsen Talab, Hindaun city 322230 Pond(Dam)
12 Jaggar Dem Jagar Bandh, Hindaun 322230 Dame
13 Shri Narsingh Ji Main temple Prahalad kund, Hindaun city 322230 temple 15th century AD
14 Suroth fort Suroth, Hindaun 322254 Fort (Now Heritage Hotel)
15 Narsingh Ji gufa temple Gadi bandhwa, Hindaun temple
16 Chamunda Mata temple, Sakarghata Sakarghta, Hindaun fort
17 Hrinyakashyap ka kua Prahaladkund, Hindaun 322230 Place 13-15th century
18 fort of garhmora garhmora, Nadauti fort 14th century
19 Dhruv Ghata Dhruv ghata, Sagar, Masalpur temple and Place
20 Sagar lake Sagar, Timangarh lake/Dame
21 Timangarh fort Timangarh, Masalpur fort 11th century AD
22 Kundeva Near Hindaun place
23 Danghati Near Hindaun place
24 Padampura Fort Padampura, Hindaun fort
25 Chamunda Mata temple, Chinahta Sherpur, Hindaun Temple
26 Raja Mayurdhwaj ka Mahal garhmora, Nadauti Place, fort 14th century AD
27 Nand Bhaujai well Near Hindaun Place
29 Royal Fort of Fatehpur Badanpura, Fatehpur, Hindaun Fort
29 Kadamkunj Kadamb kunj, Mahu Ibrahimpur, Hindaun Place(Forest/Garden)
30 Dindhora's Baori Dhindhora, Hindaun Step well


Dargah of Sufi Saint Shaikh Abdur-Rehmaan Chishti is also located at, Hadoli, Hindaun City. The shrine has the grave (Maqbara) of the revered saint, Shaikh Abdur - Rehmaan Chisti nephew of greatest sufi saint of India Moinuddin Chishti located at Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.

Shopping in Hindaun[edit]

Some of Hindaun's best shopping experiences are to be found in city's old bazaars. These are locatedin the walled city, around the main blocks called the Damproad Market . Visit them for a first-hand experience of the city's long-standing tradition of craftsmanship, and to get schooled in theartof bargaining while you'reat it. Shop for the traditional Lac Bangles, colourful clothes, mojris andother typical Rajasthani handicrafts. Silver is relatively cheaper in Rajasthan, so don't lose the opportunity.

  • 1. Damproad Bazaar
  • 2. Katra Bazaar
  • 3. Sarrafa Bazaar
  • 4. Neem Ka Bazaar
  • 5. Sheetla Chauraha
  • 6. Jagdamba Market
  • 7. Bhayalapura Market
  • 8. Agrasen Cloth Market

Some Shopping Malls , Plaza & Centers[edit]

Name Location No. of Floor Year Gross leasable
area (GLA)
Total
area
shops
1 Radha Rani Market Sheetala Chauraha, Transport area 1 Floor 2015 24487.896 square feet 24487.896 50+
2 Ever Green Tower Damproad near Bus Stand(Chopad) 3 Floor 2013 10763.91 square feet 32291.73 square feet 1 restaurant + Shops
3 Pavanputra Shopping Mall Jagdamba Market 4 Floor 2015 6587.513 square feet 26350.052 square feet
4 Shyam Plaza Damproad Market near Dishukh ki Tal 3 floor 2009 8008.350 Square Feet 24025.047 Square feet 60+
5 Dilshuk Plaza Damproad Market, Dilshukh ki tal 2 & 3 Floor 2016 4125.338 square feet 8875.676 square feet
6 Maruti Mansa Mall Damproad, near City Dispensary 2 Floor 2014 3300.121 square feet 6600.242 square feet 35+
7 Mata Ji ka Katala Damproad 1 Floor 2014 5200 square feet 5200 square feet

Demographics[edit]

Population growth through the years
Year Population
1901
11,938
1911
10,640
1921
8,687
1931
10,825
1941
13,804
1951
14,673
1961
20,237
1971
27,895
1981
42,760
1991
60,780
2001
84,591
2011
105,690
Religions in Hindaun
Hinduism
  
80.56%
Islam
  
17.33%
Christianity
  
0.11%
Jainism
  
1.75%
sikh
  
0.18%
Buddhism
  
0.02%
Others
  
0.4%
Distribution of religions

As per provisional reports of Census India the population of Hindaun in 2011 was 105,690; of which male and female are 49,541 and 56,149 respectively. The sex ratio of Hindaun is 881 per 1000 males.[4]

As per the census, the total number literates in the city is 105,690 of which 56,149 are males and 49,541 are females. Average literacy rate of Hindaun is 76.58 percent of which male and female literacy was 87.79 and 63.94 percent.

Total children (aged 0–6) in Hindaun are 45,451 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 25,345 boys and 20,106 are girls. Child sex ratio of girls is 852 per 1000 boys.

Agriculture[edit]

The land of the area is fertile and the crop rotation is commenced by the ryots.The central agriculture yard is located at Kyarda village opposite to 220kv power house. The major crops are wheet, millet, maize, mustard, cluster bean, ground nut, gooseberry, lemon potato, gram, barley. The monsoon, Jagar damand canal, wells and underground water are the source of irrigation. The seasonal vegetables and fruits are also sown by peasants.

Education[edit]

The city is famous for Industrial Training Institutes and is having the utmost position in the state.There are Teacher Training Institutes . Almost all district topper in RBSE Exams are from Hindaun City.[5]

Some notable schools in Hindaun are-

  • Bright Sun English School, Parshuram Colony, Hindaun City
  • Abhay Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School
  • Gov. Sr. Sec. School
  • Adarsh Vidya Mandir Sr. Sec. School
  • Keshav Vidya Mandir Sr Sec School
  • Nirmal Happy Sr. Sec. School
  • Chandra Sr. sec. School
  • Gandhi Academy Sr Sec School
  • Oxford Public School
  • Maruti International School
  • St. Frances School
  • JB Purvanchal Boarding School
  • Bachpan A Play School
  • Indra Priyadarshani Girls sr sec School
  • Agrasen Girl sr. sec School
  • Nahru Bal Niketan Sr. Sec. School
  • Divine Angel Sr. sec. English School.
  • Ashish Memorial Public Sr. Sec School
  • Namandeep senior secondary school,Mandawara
  • Bright star school
  • vandana public sec school badkapura hindaun city

Medical Facilities[edit]

Hindaun is well for its health services and many well known hospitals available in the city. Here are some most hospitals and care centres of the city. Hindaun hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes have played important role in the upscale of healthcare standard of the city. Over the years, various healthcare centers of Hindaun have improved in terms of staffs, infrastructure and other aspects thereby patients from not only Hindaun City but from the surrounding villages and towns keep coming to these healthcare centers to get treated by the best people.

Government Hospitals[edit]

  • Hindaun City Government Hospital

Mohan Nagar, Hindaun city

  • City dispensary Hindaun city

Damp Road, Bhayalapura, Hindaun city

Private Hospital[edit]

  • Paras Hospital and Research Center
  • Bhagvan Mahaveer Hospital and Research Center
  • Dagur Hospital and Research Center
  • Rajgirish Hospital and Research Center
  • Aman Hospital and Research Center
  • Singh Hospital and Research Center
  • Dr H N Hospital and Surgery Center
  • Narayan Hospital
  • Soniya Hospital and Trauma center
  • Bansal Hospital

Nursing Homes[edit]

  • Vinita Nursing Home
  • ASHA Nursing Home
  • Jindal Nursing home
  • Gupta Nursing Home

Eye Hospitals[edit]

  • Jivan Jyoti Eye And General Hospital

Dental Hospitals[edit]

  • Jaipur dental & orthodontic center

[ Dr H.R khan ] Address=Evergreen tower Near high school Hindaun city !

  • Dr.usman dental Hospital

[ Dr H.R khan ] Chudi bazar bayaniya para Hindaun city !

Other Clinic[edit]

  • Harsana Clinic
  • Rajendra Clinic
  • Harish Clinic
  • Verma Clinic

Transportation[edit]

Roads[edit]

NH 47 (Indian National Highway No. 47) links Delhi To Mohana, MP by Delhi-Hriyana-Rajasthan-Madhya Pradesh is announced by the central government in March 2016.

Rajasthan State Highway No.1 links Jhalawar to Mathura and Rajasthan State Highway 22 links Mandrail to Pahadi, passing through Karauli districtwith a total length of approximately 125 km. RSRTC operates bus service to most parts of Rajasthan and New Delhi, Uttar pradesh and Madhya pradesh.Hindaun City Bus Depot has one of the oldest Roadways Bus Depots. Well built roads and frequent bus services from public and private bus operators have made the road journey quite comfortable. Many places of Rajasthan State as well as adjoining states like Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and the state capital, New Delhi have road connection withHindaun. Ordinary buses, semi-deluxe, deluxe and Volvobuses are available for traveling.Places like Agra, NewDelhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Kota, Bharatpur, Gwalior etc. have easyconnectivity with Hindaun via road. To travel between Hindaun and its adjoining Tehsils or Districts, buses the most used means of transport are the buses. The distance betweenHindaun-Karauli is 30 km, Hindaun-Mahwa is 37 km, Hindaun-Suroth is 13 km, Hindaun-Shri Mahaveer Ji is about 17 km and Hindaun-Bayana is about 35 km.

City transportation[edit]

Shared auto are operated between roadways bus stand and railway station. Private autos are also available.state buses, auto-rickshaws and rickshaws.People use buses and auto-rickshaws to reach nearby places. Buses arefrequent in numbers and are economical as well. People do use private taxis and jeeps to move around in and around Hindaun. Bikes and bicycles are also used in great numbers for local transportation. Reach Hindaun by Air No airport is there in Hindaun. Hindaun has the Kheria Airport as its nearest airport which is located in Agra. From Agra buses, privatecars, jeeps etc. are the variousmeans to reach Hindaun City.

Railway[edit]

HindaunCity and Shri Mahavirji are major stations situated at Delhi-Mumbai Rail Route.Plenty of trains are available that connects Hindaun with many important places of north India and rest of the India as well Hindaun Railway Station lies within the western-central railways Division of Indian Railways. Hindaun Station falls on the major electrified railway routebetween Mumbai and Delhi. Apart from Hindaun Railway Station, other railway stations in its near proximity are Shri Maharbirji RailwayStation, Phatehsinghpura railway station, Suroth and Sikorda Meena Railway Station.

Airport[edit]

Nearest major airport is Jaipur International Airport, that is 160 km from the city-centre, and offers sporadic service to major domestic and international locations. Jaipur is well connected to middle east destinations like Dubai, Abu dhabhi, Sharjah and Muscat. Every year a large number of people flock to Mecca and Medina for pilgrimage from Sanganer airport.Hindaun to Jaipur:Hindaun can be reached from Jaipur by road very easily. The road distance between Jaipur and Hindaun is only 153 km. Many take astopover at Mandawar on the way to Hindaun from Jaipur. Regular taxis are available from Mandawar to Hindaun.Hindaun to Agra:No direct flight is there between Hindaun and Agra but there are direct trains available. Plenty of bus services and other private vehicles are used to travel between Hindaun in Rajasthan and Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Aerial Distance between Hindaun & Agra is 105 km, road distance is 117 km and rail distance is about 81 km.Hindaun to New Delhi:Hindaun is connected to the National Capital New Delhi via rail and road both. There are about 12 trains that connect Hindaun and New Delhi directly and some of them are Paschim Express, Golden Temple Mail, and Kota Janshatabdi. The aerial distance between Hindaun and New Delhi is 210 km, the road distance is 251 km and rail distanceis 242 km. Buses and private cars are also very common means of Transport between New Delhi and Hindaun.Hindaun to Kota:Kota and Hindaun both are very important cities of Rajasthan. There are direct trains that connect these two places. They are Paschim Express, Mewar Express, Nizamuddin Jan shatabdi Express and Golden Temple Mail.Aerial Distance between Hindaun and Kota is 211 km, the road distance is 253 km and the rail distance is about 216 km.Hindaun to Gwalior:Gwalior to Hindaun can be reached by road very easily. People prefer to hire private cars to travel between Hindaun and Gwalior. Road distance between Gwalior and Hindaun is about 184 km.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ {{ http://hindaun-city.blogspot.in/2011/09/hindaun-city.html?m=1} }
  2. ^ "Stone Industries of Karauli District". 21 February 2015. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "TABLE 7.2.11". mospi.gov.in. Retrieved 23 June 2008. 
  4. ^ "Population of Hindaun". Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Almost all merits from Hindaun City in District, Result12th RBSE". 23 May 2015.