Charkhi Dadri District of Haryana at a Glance

Lok Sabha Constituencies in Charkhi Dadri district, Haryana (MP Constituencies) Bhiwani-Mahendragarh
MLA Assembly Constituencies in Charkhi Dadri district, Haryana Dadri

About Charkhi Dadri District :

Charkhi Dadri is a town located in southern Haryana 110 kilometres (68 mi) from the national capital of New Delhi. Folklore claims that the name “Dadri” is derived from a lake called Dadar. According to another anecdote, the place had a lake which was full of dadur (Sanskrit: frog) from which it took its current name. It is said that one day Dada Bilhan Singh, a descendant of Prithviraj Chauhan, came to this area and saw a cow and lion drinking water side by side. Intrigued by the sight, he went to a nearby cottage where a Mahatma named Swami Dayal lived. Bilhan Singh asked for the Mahatma’s blessings and advice and was told that if he made the place his home, his family would be blessed and would rule over it in the future. In the past, Dadri was also a district or pargana and a state or riyasat.

Charkhi Dadri is the main market for all nearby villages and has its own food and grain markets and one FCI godown.

People of many gotras live in Charkhi Dadri, the major ones being Bansal, Goyal, Janghu, Jangra, Lor,[3] Phogat, Prajapati, Rana, Saini, Sangwan, and Sheoran.

Charkhi Dadri has given many seasoned politicians and statesean to the state. Chandrawati, Ganpat Rai – Ex-MLA, Hargain Singh Gochwal, Hukam Singh (master) – late Ex Chief Minister, Kripa Ram Phogat (late) – head of first labor union of Delhi Transport corporation, Ram Kishan Gupta (late) – Ex-MP and educationalist, are a few prominent people who made their mark on national map of politics and social Works.

It has many shopping institutions such as main market and hira chowk. Various motor vehicle showroom like Bajaj, Chevrolet, Hero, Honda, Mahindra and tvs are present here. It makes Charkhi Dadri a big market for shopping.

District at a Glance :

Country  India
State Haryana
 • Official Hindi
 • Spoken Ahirwati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 127306
Telephone code 01250
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR 19
Nearest city Kosli, Bhiwani
Sex ratio 54:46 ♂/♀
Literacy 70%
Vidhan Sabhaconstituency Dadri (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Climate Dry (Köppen)

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