Nangloi Jat

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Nangloi Jat
Nangloi
Nangloi Jat is located in India
Nangloi Jat
Location in India
Coordinates: 28°41′00″N 77°04′00″E / 28.68333°N 77.06667°E / 28.68333; 77.06667Coordinates: 28°41′00″N 77°04′00″E / 28.68333°N 77.06667°E / 28.68333; 77.06667
Country  India
State Delhi
District West
Population (2001)
 • Total 150,371
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Nangloi Jat or popularly known as "Nangloi" is a municipality in West district in the Union Territory of Delhi in India, surrounded by Paschim Vihar, Delhi Outer Ring road, Najafgarh and Bahadurgarh.

National Highway 8 (Rohtak Road) runs through Nangloi. It is connected to the Green Line of the Delhi Metro. It is an assembly segment of North West Delhi constituency of Lok Sabha. Some landmarks in Nangloi include Maharaja Surajmal Stadium, Northern Railway's Jal Neer Plant, Krishan Mandir and Nangloi Railway Head. The area has developed tremendously since the 1991 liberalisation of the Indian economy. Many healthcare centers are well established here, especially on the Nangloi-Najafgarh Road.

Hastsal ki Laat is situated at corner of Hastsal village near Nangloi Jat, popularly known as the Laat, the 75-feet high minar (tower) was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1650 and served as his hunting lodge. It resembles the Qutub Minar in design and is also made with red sandstone.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Nangloi Jat had a population of 150,371. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Nangloi Jat has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 53%. In Nangloi Jat, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qutub Minar clone still awaits saviour". Retrieved August 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Qutub Minar’s ‘cousin’ withers away in anonymity". Indian Express. May 16, 2002. Retrieved August 14, 2009. 
  3. ^ "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.