Happy Haryana Day 2020: November 1 is Haryana Day. For Mahendragarh district, this day is considered important not only as Haryana Day but also for many other reasons. On the same day, Tehsil Rewari of Mahendragarh, the oldest district of the state, was also given the status of the district. Big Mia, Big Mia, Little Mia Subhan Allah. This is being reflected in both Mahendragarh and Rewari districts. Yes, a tehsil of 31 years ago is today taking over the command of the district from an administrative point of view. Yes, one November day may be considered for the Mahendragarh Districts, what happened in the last 31 years that the Tehsil Rewari of Mahendragarh district developed so fast that it overshadowed his elder brother in every respect.
Happy Haryana Day 2020: Mahendragarh got the status of the district only in 1948, a year after independence. At that time Mahendragarh district was formed by combining Narnaul and Mahendragarh tehsils of Patiala princely state, Dadri (Charkhi Dadri) tehsil of Jind state and some part of Bawal Nizam of Nabha princely state, and Narnaul was made district headquarters. Mahendragarh district is the only district in the state whose district headquarters is located in Narnaul and not in the name of the district. Since the formation of the district, several changes have been made in the geographical boundaries of Mahendragarh due to the reorganization of districts and the formation of new districts.
Narnaul, Mahendragarh, and Kanina are the three subdivisions of the district, which are further divided into 5 tehsils Narnaul, Attali, Nangal Chaudhary, Mahendragarh, Kanina, and 1 sub-tehsil, Satnali. The district has four assembly constituencies, Narnaul, Attali, Nangal Chaudhary, and Mahendragarh, which fall under the Bhiwani-Mahendragarh Lok Sabha constituency.
The geographical situation on Happy Haryana Day 2020
Mahendragarh district is situated at the extreme end of the south-west end of the state of Haryana. Its west-south borders and a large part of the eastern border area in the state of Rajasthan and the remaining part of the eastern border with the district Rewari of Haryana and the northern part Bhiwani district.
Happy Haryana Day 2020: Area
The total area of this district is 1939.6 sq km, out of which 1916.9 sq km comes in rural and 22.7 sq km in urban areas. Of this, the total area of Narnaul subdivision is 952.9 square kilometers and the total area of Mahendragarh and Kanina subdivisions is 986.7 square kilometers. There are 374 villages in the district.
Happy Haryana Day 2020: The geographical location of the district
Most of the area of Mahendragarh district is sandy and mountainous because the climate here is dry. Due to its proximity to the Rajasthan border, the district receives strong hot winds and dust storms in summer.
Happy Haryana Day 2020: Special
According to the 2011 census, the total population is 9 lakh 22 thousand 88.
The number of men in these is 4 lakh 86 thousand 665 and 4 lakh 35 thousand 423 women.
- Total literate 630255
- Literate (Male) – 380440
- Literate (Female) -249815
The nature of the district kept changing like this on Happy Haryana Day 2020
During the formation of Pepsu in 1948, Mahendragarh district was formed by merging the Mahendragarh region from Patiala state, Dadri area from Jind (now Charkhi Dadri), and Bawal area from Nabha state with its headquarters at Narnaul. At that time there were three tehsils Narnaul, Bawal, Charkhi Dadri, and Mahendragarh Uptahsil in the district. In 1949 Mahendragarh Uptahseel was converted into Tehsil. In 1950, 78 villages were transferred to the Gurugram district by breaking the Bawal tehsil.
Bawal was made a sub-district and the remaining villages were included in Narnaul and Mahendragarh. In 1956, Rewari Tehsil (excluding 61 villages) was removed from the Gurugram district and included in Mahendragarh. The Charkhi Dadri sub-division was removed from Mahendragarh and incorporated into the newly created Bhiwani district in 1977. In 1977, Bawal Tehsil was formed from 81 villages of Rewari Tehsil. The district had 4 tehsils (Mahendragarh, Rewari, Narnaul, and Bawal in 1978). Rewari and Bawal tehsils (from Mahendergarh district) and Kosli tehsils, except 10 villages (from Rohtak district), a new district, Rewari were formed on 1 November 1989.
Happy Haryana Day 2020: How was the name Mahendragarh
The city of Mahendragarh was earlier known as Kanoud because of the colonization of the Kanodiya Brahmins. It is said to have been settled by Malik Mahmud Khan, a servant of Babur. A fort was built here in the seventeenth century by the Maratha ruler Tanya Tope. In 1861, Maharaja Narendra Singh, the ruler of the princely state of Patiala, named the fort Mahendragarh in honor of his son Mohinder Singh. Due to the name of this fort, this city came to be known as Mahendragarh, and Narnaul Nizamat was renamed as Mahendragarh Nizam.