MAHENDRAGARH DISTRICT HARYANA GK FOR HSSC EXAMS 2020

Here is the Full Information about the District Mahendragarh Which is very use full for upcoming Hssc / Hpsc exams Read the Full Article -




About Mahendragarh District  
The ancient name of Mahendragarh was `Kanaud' which was derived from the Kanaudia group of Brahmins. During Mughal period, Babur assigned this place to Malik Mandud Khan. The fort of Mahendragarh was built by Maratha ruler, Tantia Tope during 17th century. Later, the ruler of Patiala Navendra Singh, named this fort as Mahendragarh in 1861, in honour of his son, Mahendra Singh. Thus, the town came to be known as Mahendragarh. Mahendragarh became a district of PEPSU state in 1948, in 1956, it became a part of Punjab. On 1st November, 1966, it became the district of Haryana state. 


Location and Territories
The district is a part of Gurugram Division. It is surrounded by Bhiwani and Charkhi-Dadri districts in the North, Alwar (Rajasthan) and Rewari districts in the East, Alwar, Jaipur, and Sikar districts of Rajasthan in the South and Sikar and Jhunjunu districts of Rajasthan in the West. Dohan is an important river in this district. 


Mahendragarh Famous For
This district ranks first in the production of mustard in the state. It is an 
important place in respect of mineral resources. Due to having slate deposits, the 
district provides slates to not even India but also outside the country. Important 
tourist locations in the district are Jal Mahal, Chhatta Rai Bal Mukand Das (Birbal 
ka, Chhatta), Sahukar Gumbad (Chor Gumbad), Mandir Chamunda Devi, Dhosi 
Hills, Madhogarh Fort and so on. 


Basic data about the district is given below: 

• Headquarters- Narnaul 

• Total Population - 9, 22, 088 

• Literacy Rate - 77.72% 

• Total Area - 1899 sq km 

• Density - 486 persons per sq km

• Sex-Ratio - 895 females per 1000 males 

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