Bharatpur district

Bharatpur District is a district of Rajasthan state in western India. The town of Bharatpur is the District Headquarters and Divisional Headquarters. Bharatpur District is a part of National Capital Region of India

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Location of Bharatpur in Rajasthan: Number 30 on the eastern edge.

History

When Bharatpur was a princely state, it was the only political entity ever to have a chartreuse colored flag.[1]

The first person to top the state board with first position and the first I.A.S officer from the district was Deepak Trivedi, a 1985 batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.

Geography

The district has an area of 5,066 km2. It is bounded by NUH district of Haryana on the north, Mathura and Agra districts of Uttar Pradesh on the east, and the district of Dholpur on the south, Karauli on the southwest, Dausa on the west and Alwar district in the north-west.

Three rivers, the Ban Ganga, Rooparel, and Gambhir, cross the district. The Ban Ganga originates in Jaipur District, passes through Dausa and Bharatpur districts to meet the Yamuna River in Uttar Pradesh. The Gambhir River starts from Pachana Dam of Karauli District, and meets the Ban Ganga in Bayana Tehsil. The Rooparel River starts from hills of Alwar District and enters the district in Kaman Tehsil.

Divisions

Bharatpur District has ten revenue subdivisions and eleven tehsils. They have the same names and borders, except that Weir Subdivision is divided into Weir Tehsil and Bhusawar Tehsil. The other ten tehsils are: Bayana, Bharatpur, Deeg, Kaman, Kumher, Nadbai, Nagar, Pahari, Uchchain and Roopwas (Rupbas).[2]

Bharatpur District: Revenue Scheme[2]
Subdivision Land Record
Circles (ILRCs)
Patwar Circles Villages
Occupied
Villages
Abandoned
Villages
Total
Bayana 6 51 181 16 197
Bharatpur 6 57 185 21 206
Deeg 8 56 130 12 142
Kaman 6 46 119 13 132
Kumher 5 47 128 7 135
Nadbai 5 47 121 4 125
Nagar 6 49 166 9 175
Pahari 5 43 135 4 139
Roopwas 5 49 148 16 164
Weir 5 51 154 8 162
Uchchain

Demographics

In the 2011 census, the Bharatpur District had a population of 2,549,121,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[4] or the US state of Nevada.[5] This gave it a ranking of 166th among districts of India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district had a population density of 503 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,300/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.32%.[3] Bharatpur had a sex ratio of 877 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 71.16%.[3]

Culture

Notable personalities

Points of interest

Bharatpur District is famous for Keoladeo National Park, a major wintering area for migratory birds. Established as a duck-hunting reserve by the Maharajas of Bharatpur, it was known as the best duck shooting resort in the British Empire. The site was declared a bird sanctuary in 1956 and later upgraded to National Park. UNESCO has listed it as a world heritage site. Keoladeo National Park attracts 364 species of birds, including many from India, but also from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Siberia, China and Tibet, including the rare Siberian crane. As the monsoons arrive and the wetlands and marshes start to fill with water, birds start pouring into the park.

References

  1. ^ Baratpur—Indian Princely State—the only political entity ever to have a chartreuse colored flag: Archived 11 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "Administrative Setup". Bharatpur District. Archived from the original on 2013-05-11.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Kuwait 2,595,62
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nevada 2,700,551

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Coordinates: 27°13′12″N 77°30′00″E / 27.22000°N 77.50000°E

Bahadur Singh Koli

Bahadur Singh Koli is a member of Lok Sabha elected in 2014 from Bharatpur. He is also former member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly elected in 2013 from Weir. and former member of Lok Sabha elected in 1999 from Bayana in Rajasthan as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born in 1961 in Bharatpur district. He was found beating a toll plaza security guard with his men on 11 July 2016, The video recording show him slapping the toll plaza employee in presence of police personals.

Bayana

Bayana is a historical town in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan in India. Hindaun City is nearest city of Bayana - 33 km.

Bharatpur, Rajasthan

Bharatpur is a city and a municipal corporation in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city is situated 180 km south of India's capital, New Delhi, 178 km from Rajasthan's capital Jaipur, 55 km west of Agra of Uttar Pradesh and 38 km from Mathura of Uttar Pradesh. It is also the administrative headquarters of Bharatpur District and the headquarters of Bharatpur Division of Rajasthan State. Bharatpur is part of National Capital Region (NCR) of India.The city has an average elevation of 183 metres (600 ft) and is also known as "Lohagarh" and the "Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan".

Bharatpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bharatpur Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 25 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Rajasthan state in India.

Bharatpur Junction railway station

Bharatpur Junction railway station (station code: BTE) is a station in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India, located on the Mathura–Kota section of the New Delhi–Mumbai main line of Indian Railways. It is an important station of the West Central Railway zone (WCR) and has the status of Grade A station.

Bharatpur Junction has five platforms and all are electrified. Apart from the Delhi – Mumbai main line, the Agra–Bandikui–Jaipur line also passes through Bharatpur Junction. The former line is electrified, while the latter is still plying on diesel.

The world-famous Keoladeo National Park is located approximately 5 km from the Bharatpur Railway Station.

Bhusawar

Bhusawar is a city and a municipality in Bharatpur district in the state of Rajasthan, India.Important places in the town include:

Kachahari, the old court or administrative unit of the town

Katra and Bavadi

Tunnel from Kachahari to Katra

Field, the playground

Town Hall

Old Jain Adinath Temple

Kothi ka Mandir, Ganesh mandir, Chamad Mandir, Parwara, Pandeywara Mandir, Vishwakarma Mandir

Old Mosque

Haveliyan

Tehsil Headquarter, Kehrisingh Pandey CHC, Post office, SBI, PNB, UCO, BRKGB Banks, SDM Office, Jen Office, Kendriya Sahakari Bank, Krishi upaj mandi etc.

Arya Mahila Vidhyapeeth, a college especially For girls

Govt. Sr. Sec. School for Boys and Girls

It is famous for Kanugos who were Diwans of Bharatpur states some 250 years back.

Famous place of worship and devotion is Deewankhana at the entrance of Kanugo Mohallah.

It has Haveli known as Badi Haveli. Famous seat of Kanugos.

Bijai Garh

Bijai Garh Fort is located at Bayana in Bharatpur District and 25km from Nearest city Hindaun. The fort was built by Jadon Rajput King Bijai Pal in 1040 AD.

Bijaigarh Fort contains several old temples and red stones pillars bearing an inscription of Vishnuverdhan feudatary of Samudragupta. The fort was described as one of the most famous forts in India by Babur himself.

Bindiya Goswami

Bindiya Goswami (born 6 Jan 1951) is a former Bollywood actress. She acted in Hindi films from the late 1970s to early 1980s.

Deeg

Deeg is a town and a municipality in Bharatpur district in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is situated 32 kilometres (20 mi) north of Bharatpur and 98 kilometres (61 mi) north of Agra.

In Hindu mythology, Deeg was situated along the parikrama path of Krishna, which started at Goverdhan, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Deeg. Some people identify it as the ancient town of "Dirgha" or "Dirghapur" mentioned in the epic Skanda Purana. Deeg was the first capital of the newly carved out Jat state of Bharatpur, when Badan Singh was proclaimed its ruler in 1722. In 1730, Maharaja Suraj Mal erected the strong fortress of Deeg. After Suraj Mal moved the capital to Bharatpur, Deeg became the second capital of the rulers of Bharatpur princely state. It is known for its number of forts, palaces, gardens and fountains.

Farsho

Farsho is a village in the district of Bharatpur, Rajasthan in western India. It primarily has an agricultural economy and its residents are Hindu. Firmly focused on education for its children, 100% of school-aged children attend school and it has a 66% literacy rate.

Jagannath Pahadia

Jagannath Pahadia (born 15 January 1932) was an Indian politician and a leader of the Indian National Congress party. He was a Governor of Haryana, a Governor of Bihar and a Chief Minister of Rajasthan, his home state. He is often confused with Pandit Jagannath Pahari who was an iconic religious singer between 1955 and 1982. His full name was Pandit Jagannath Sharma "Pahari". Pahari he used as a stage name as was born and bread in a village called Harabagh in District of Mandi in Indian State of Himachal Pradesh. Pahari resided in Ambala Cantt in a hired bunglow till his death in November 1982.

He was also called Pandit Jagannath Pahadia by some which confused with this Jagannath Pahadia. Pahari remained unparalleled in religious singing till his death.

Jurehra, Rajasthan

Jurehra is a Town in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan in India.

Kaman, Rajasthan

Kaman is a town in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan State, India.

Kumher

Kumher (formerly Kumbher) is a historical city and land of Sinsinwars the initial name of this city was Kuber. It is located in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, India.

Nadbai

Nadbai is a town and a municipality in Bharatpur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Nadbai is divided into Katra and Nadbai.

Nagar, Rajasthan

Nagar is town and tehsil in Bharatpur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is situated between Bharatpur and Alwar. Nagar is famous for the sweets called Jalewa, a bigger version of Jalebis.

Nandish Sandhu

Nandish Singh also known as Nandish Sandhu (born 25 December 1981) is an Indian model and television actor. He started his career with modeling, His debut in television career was in television serial Kasturi as Raunak. As per sources, he became popular in television serial Uttaran as Veer Singh Bundela. He was last seen in Phir Subah Hogi as Aditya.

Pahari, Rajasthan

Pahari, also known as Pahadi, is a tehsil and panchayat village in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan in India.

Weir, Rajasthan

Weir is a town and a municipality in Bharatpur District in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

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