Reengus

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Ringas
city
Ringas is located in Rajasthan
Ringas
Ringas
Ringas is located in India
Ringas
Ringas
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°22′N 75°34′E / 27.37°N 75.57°E / 27.37; 75.57Coordinates: 27°22′N 75°34′E / 27.37°N 75.57°E / 27.37; 75.57
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Sikar
Government
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 26,139

Reengus is a town in Sikar District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is 57 km from Jaipur.It is sitituate at NH 11 (Now NH 52) Reengus is mainly famous due to its proximity to Khatushyamji the lord of Yadav. The temple of Bhairava is located in the town. The town has a girl's college. Reengus railway station is a junction. Reengas has RSWM a world leader in textile

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Reengus had a population of 22,928. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Reengus has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 48%. In Reengus, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Thakurs[edit]

In 1487 AD, Rao Prithviraj Singh II of Sikar granted Ringas to his second son Rao Chandrapratap Singh for his style of administration and bravery.

1. Rao Chandrapratap Singh (1487-1527)

2. Kunwar Rao Bajipratap Singh (1527-1567)

3. Kunwar Rao Bhumipratap Singh (1567-1592)

Temples[edit]

Khatushyamji temple is located near Reengus about 17 km by road. The temple of Bhairava is located here. An inn (dharmshala) near the temple provides accommodation to the devotees. [Buchi Sati] Buchi Sati Temple is also located in the heart of ringas.

Railway station junction[edit]

Ringas railway station is located here. Earlier all the tracks were metre gauge. Now the track from Rewari, Narnaul and Neem-Ka-Thana in the north to Phulera and Ajmer in the south is 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge since 2009. The track from Ringas to Jaipur towards the east and to Sikar towards the west is still metre gauge and is being converted to broad gauge. Chandigarh-Mumbai Bandra Express, Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Mumbai Bandra Express and Delhi Sarai Rohilla-Udaipur City Chetak Express are important trains on the broad gauge route stopping at Ringas railway station. Jaipur-Ringas-Sikar-Loharu Express and Jaipur-Ringas-Churu Express are important trains on the metre gauge track.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "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.