Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103
|Elevation||220 m (720 ft)|
Demographics[change | change source]
As of 2011[update], Jhajjar District had a population of 956,907. Males constitute 54% of the population and females constitute 46%. Jhajjar has an average literacy rate of 80.83%, higher than the national average of 74%. Male literacy is 89.44%, and female literacy is 70.16%.
Transportation[change | change source]
Jhajjar has its railway station, with code JHJ. The railway station of the city is situated on Gawalison-Dadri Road. The station station supports four trains, including the first CNG train of India and the Jaipur-Chandigarh Intercity train.
Jhajjar City has India's largest bus station situated on Rohtak-Jhajjar Nh-71. This new bus station has an area of 38 acres, including parks for students.
Prominent personalities[change | change source]
- Ashok Tanwar
- Bajrang Kumar
- Bajrang Punia, wrestler
- Dalbir Singh
- Garib Das
- Geeta Bhukkal
- Naveen Kumar
- Qazi Syed Mohammad Rafi
- Ravinder Singh
- Rohit Sharma
- Sumit Nagal
- Swami Indravesh
- Swami Omanand Saraswati
- Syed Mohammad Ashraf
- Swami Vishnu Tirtha
- Umrao Singh
- Virender Sehwag
- Vishal Dhankhar
References[change | change source]
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc, Jhajjar.
- "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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Name Derivation". Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Wins gold medal in Asian Wrestling Championship; father seeks DSP’s post for grappler, The Tribune, 14-May-2017