Raipur Rani

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Raipur Rani
Fort of Raipur Rani
Fort of Raipur Rani
Rani Raipur
Raipur Rani is located in Haryana
Raipur Rani
Raipur Rani
Location in Haryana, India
Raipur Rani is located in India
Raipur Rani
Raipur Rani
Raipur Rani (India)
Coordinates: 30°34′54″N 77°01′14″E / 30.5818°N 77.02052°E / 30.5818; 77.02052Coordinates: 30°34′54″N 77°01′14″E / 30.5818°N 77.02052°E / 30.5818; 77.02052
Country India
 • Total7,027
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-HR
Vehicle registrationHR

Raipur Rani is a census town in Panchkula district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is Located on the Chandigarh- Nahan-Paonta Sahib-Dehradun highway 30 kilometers east from the Chandigarh-Mohali-Panchkula urban cities combine. It is about 20 kilometers from the Dera Bassi Industrial belt and 10 kilometers from the Barwala industrial estate. Narayangarh in the Ambala District is the next large town in its proximity.


Raipur Rani was founded in 1420 by a named Rao Rai Singh who claimed to be one of the sons of Rana Har Rai who came from Ajmer, and was ruled till Indian Independence by his descendants who were titled Rao Sahib.[1]

Fort of Raipur Rani[edit]

Raipur Rani has a fort built by a man who came from Ajmer and was ruled till Indian Independence.[2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Raipur Rani had a population of 7027. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Raipur Rani has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 63%. In Raipur Rani, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is also known for its mythological and historical importance. It is believed that The tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh had visited the Rajput Queen of Raipur and hence named the place after the queen. The younger son of Queen was converted to Sikhism. Descendants of her son still live in nearby villages and are Chauhan Sikh Rajputs

It is a place which has bounty of nature in its realms. Popular picnic spot called as Morni Hills is also within a proximity of 10 kilometers.

Sharda Mata (Maa Sarasvati Devi) Temple Chotta Trilokpur[edit]

Historical Gurdwara in Raipur Rani Fort

Sharda Mata Temple Chotta Trilokpur,also known as Maa Sarasvati Devi Temple Chotta Trilokpur, is the sacred and holy Temple Complex of Sharda Mata is located in the village of Chhota Trilokpur 11 km from Raipur Rani on the border of Harayana and Himachal Pradesh. This Temple belongs to Maa Saraswati, the doddess of knowledge and elarning. Many oral traditions are prevalent about the history of this holy temple of Shri Sharda Mata. This village formed part of the old Nahan state.

As part of INR1200 crore plan announced in January 2019, Government of Haryana is developing this temple, along with Kalesar Mahadev temple, Kapal Mochan Tirth, Panchmukhi Hanuman temple of Basatiyawala and Lohgarh fort capital of Banda Singh Bahadur.[4]



Raipur Rani is growing up as Education Hub. There are so many high & senior secondary schools in Raipur Rani, providing both English and Hindi education. Among these are the Government Senior Secondary School (Co-Education). There are 2 industrial training institutes.

There are also many computer training centers which are providing IT education with latest technologies named as Guideline Computer Centre and many others.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.uq.net.au/~zzhsoszy/ips/r/raipurrani.html
  2. ^ http://www.uq.net.au/~zzhsoszy/ips/r/raipurrani.html
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  4. ^ Kalesar-Kalka stretch to be promoted for tourism, The Tribune, 18 jan 2019.

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