Charkhi Dadri
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Area covered:
1370 sq km
Population:
502276
(census 2011)
Post Code:
127306
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About District

Charkhi Dadri District is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in northern India.The Government of Haryana state officially notified Charkhi Dadri as 22nd district of Haryana on 01 December 2016.District Charki Dadri comprises of two sub-divisions (Charkhi Dadri and Badhra) and two tehsils (Charkhi Dadri and Badhra) and one sub-tehsil (Bondkalan).

Location

District Charkhi Dadri is located between 28°35’31.42″ North Latitude and 76°15’55.05″ East Longitude respectively. District Charkhi Dadri is located 112.6 km of India capital New Delhi and 295 km of Haryana capital Chandigarh.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, the population of Charkhi Dadri district is 502276. The literacy rate of Charkhi Dadri is 67.04%.

History

During Raj times, Ch. Dadri was a princely state with an area of 575sq miles and revenue of Rs 103000 annually. In 1857 war, the Nawab of Dadri, Bahadur Jung Khan who had given token allegiance to Emperor ˞BahadurShah Zafar, surrendered to British and tried by military court martial in Delhi on 27 Nov. 1857.He was removed to Lahore.Dadri was awarded to Raja Sarup Singh of Jind for his services to EIC in the 1857 war. In 1864, some fifty villages revolted against his descendant Raja Raghbir Singh in May 1864 but the rebellion was crushed. Three principal villages which took part in the rebellion, Charkhi, Mankinas and Jhanjhu, were burned down.Previously in Bhiwani district, Charkhi Dadri became part of the new Charkhi Dadri district in 2016.

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