Tuesday, December 18, 2007

My District (Bhiwani)


My District, Bhiwani District came into existence on July 22nd, 1972.Administrative city is situated between 28.19 deg. & 29.05 deg. North latitude and 75.26 deg. & 76.28 deg. East longitude having population of approx. 170000. Its main towns are Charkhi Dadri, Loharu, Bawani Khera and Tosham. District has also 442 villages and area of approx. 5000 sq. kms. District receives only 400 – 425 mm of rainfall. It is a city of temples and also known as ‘Chota Kashi’. The name of city had been mentioned in Ain-e-Akbari. Earlier the name of city was Bhani (Name of Rajput King’s Wife Bhani), which changed to Bhiyani and subsequently to Bhiwani. One of its important cities Dadri was founded by the son of Prithvi Raj Chauhan. By roads it is connected Rohtak, Delhi, Pilani, Jaipur, Hissar, Sirsa, Chandigarh. By Rail it is connected to Delhi, Mathura, Malda Town, Jaipur, Ferozpur, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Hissar.

It is the main centre of regional politics and hometown to three Chief Minister’s of Haryana namely Ch. Bansi Lal, Babu Banarasi Dass Gupta, and Sh Hukum Chand. The known freedom fighters of District are Naki Ram Sharma, Pt. UmaDutt Sharma, Pt. Ram Kumar, Seth Gokhal Chand Arya, Lala Ram Chandra vith, Lala Noon Karan ji sore wale, Dr. Diwani Chand, Lala Mela Ram Moda who took part in 1922 Bardoli Satyagraha. Mainly Peoples of this district are engaged in agriculture. Bhiwani had given so many brave soldiers to our country during the different battles and known as City of War Heroes. Young peoples of my district actively represent the Haryana at the National and International level sports. From educational point of view Bhiwani has top most textile research institute of country named The Technological Institute of Textile & Sciences, established by the Birla Group besides it Board of School Education Haryana (Shikhsa Board) is also situated in the city.

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