Narnaul is a City, a municipal Corporation, location of headquarters of the Mahendragarh district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is located in the National Capital Region of India.

The Saffron City
Narnaul is located in Haryana
Location of Narnaul in Haryana
Narnaul is located in India
Narnaul (India)
Coordinates: 28°02′40″N 76°06′20″E / 28.04444°N 76.10556°ECoordinates: 28°02′40″N 76°06′20″E / 28.04444°N 76.10556°E
318 m (1,043 ft)
 • Total74,581
 • OfficialHindi Punjabi & English
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Area code(s)01282
ISO 3166 codeIN-HR
Sex ratio901 /
ClimateCw (Köppen)
Precipitation570 millimetres (22 in)
Avg. summer temperature38 °C (100 °F)
Avg. winter temperature04 °C (39 °F)


Narnaul is located at 28°02′N 76°07′E / 28.04°N 76.11°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 300 meters (977 feet). The district is rich in mineral resources such as iron ore, copper ore, beryl, tourmaline, muscovite, biotite, albite, calcite, and quartz.

In winters, the temperature can reach a low of -3 °C. In summer the highest temperature is 50 °C.[2]

Battle of Narnaul

The Battle of Narnaul (also called Battle of Nasibpur) was fought on 16 November 1857, between the British Raj and Indian natives during the First War of Indian Independence.[3] In 1857, Pran Sukh Yadav along with Rao Tula Ram of Rewari and Kushal Singh of Auwa fought with the British at Nasibpur village near Narnaul. The battle was one of the most ferocious battles of the First War of Indian Independence.[4] During the Battle of Narnaul at Nasibpur on 16 November 1857, British lost 70 British soldiers and their commanders Colonel Gerrard and Captain Wallace. 40 British soldiers and officers Captain Craige, Captain Kennedy and Captain Pearse were wounded. Colonel Gerrard died after getting mortally wounded in a military engagement against Kushal Singh of Auwa.[5][3] Later, Pran Sukh Yadav settled at the village of Nihalpura and rehabilitated the kin of dead soldiers.[4]

Rao Krishan Gopal, from Nangal Pathani village of Gurgaon district was the Kotwal of Meerut, who had played a prominent part in collaboration with Raja Nahar Singh of Ballabhgarh, Nawab of Jhajjar, and Rao Shahamat Khan of Mewat, by organising the patriotic forces and participating in several battles against the British troops. He and his younger brother, Rao Ram Lal, were killed in this battle of Nasibpur.[6]


As of 2011 India census,[7] Narnaul had a population of 74,581.Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Narnaul has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 58%. In Narnaul, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Narnaul
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  3. ^ a b Dr Malti Malik, History of India, p. 356.
  4. ^ a b "Tribune India". Tribune India. 3 December 2007. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  5. ^ The Central India Campaign
  6. ^ 1981, Haryana Review, Volume 15, p. 29.
  7. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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Ateli is a small town and a municipal committee near Narnaul in Mahendragarh district in the north Indian state of Haryana.

Bhiwani Airport

Bhiwani Airport (ICAO: VIBW), also called Bhiwani Air Strip, is a public airport adjacent to Gujrani village in the Bhiwani district of the Indian state of Haryana.

Bhiwani–Mahendragarh (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bhiwani–Mahendragarh-Charkhi Dadri Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi: भिवानी–महेंद्रगढ़- चरखी दादरी लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 10 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Haryana state in northern India. This constituency came into existence in 2008 as a part of the implementation of the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.

This constituency was created by merging four assembly segments, Ateli, Mahendragarh, Narnaul and Nangal Chaudhry of the erstwhile

Mahendragarh constituency and five assembly segments, Loharu, Badhra, Dadri, Bhiwani and Tosham of the erstwhile Bhiwani and Charkhi Dadri constituency. This constituency covers the major part of Bhiwani district and the entire Mahendragarh district.

Gothra, Rewari

Gothra is a village on the Rewari- Narnaul road(National Highway no. 11) 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Rewari in Rewari district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is also named as Gothra Pali.This village is nearby Village Pali that is also on the Delhi Mumbai Freight Corridor Project including gothra which will be India's future trade corridor. The most charming thing of this village is that the Nearest Railway Station of The Pali Village from there every villagers can travel to Narnaul,Phulera,Rewari,and Delhi. Haryana's second Sainik School is situated in Gothra.For the Sanik School the villagers and whole of the Ahirwal struggled a lot for a period of 30–40 years.It was the main demand of Ahirwal. At last, Sainik school was inaugurated in 2008 by the then Hon'ble former CM Bhupender Singh Hooda.This school is situated in the lap of the hill and covers an area of 56 acre.There is also a Power House(Bijli Ghar)Sub Division in this village. Village also has many temples one of them is Sakti mata mandir in the lap of the hill. People also from the surrounding villages have a religious belief in Sakti Mata and Saturday is the main day when all the inhabitants and those of surrounding villages visit the Mandir. There is a belief that The Sakti Mata always saves the village from evils. Adjacent to the village there is Kribhco container. On the bus stand of this village there are many shops and dhabas namely Rao Dhaba, Chahat restaurant, Chaudhry dhaba, Paras Dhaba,Dehli wala Halwai,Vijay tent House, Marshal Photographer and a Petrol Pump.When travelling from Rewari to Narnaul, if you see all this on the left side of the highway, you can assume that you are at Gothra Village.Apart from this, Sainik School and Power house is also on the Bus stand of the village (on the left side of the highway) and at the right side of the highway is a village Gothra. Adjacent villages are Nandha,Balwari, Nangla, Mamria,Pali. There are five link roads that goes to all these villages that discussed in former statement.

People from this village are in every field of success like judiciary, taxation, police, defence, para military, banks, teaching line and also in private sector. In India China 1962 war, Captain Ram Kunwar of this village was awarded Veer Chakra.

Jainism in Haryana

Ancient idols of Jain Tirthankara (made of bronze and stone) were found in archaeological expeditions in Badli, Bhiwani (Ranila, Charkhi Dadri, Badhara village), Dadri, Gurgaon (Ferozepur Jhirka), Hansi, Hisar (Agroha), Kasan, Nahad, Narnaul, Pehowa, Rewari, Rohad, Rohtak (Asthal Bohar) and Sonepat in Haryana. Agrawal Jain community traces its origins from Hisar. Guptisagar Dham Tirtha at Ganaur is a religious tourist spot in Haryana. It is named after the Jain Acharya Guptisagar.

Jal Mahal (Narnaul)

The Jal Mahal, also known as the Jal Mahal of Narnaul or the Water Palace, is a late 16th century palace, fortification, and artificial lake located in Narnaul, India. Built by a Mughal governor of Narnaul, the structure currently serves as a tourist attraction.

List of Monuments of National Importance in Haryana

This is a list of Monuments of National Importance (ASI) as officially recognized by and available through the website of the Archaeological Survey of India in the Indian state Haryana. The monument identifier is a combination of the abbreviation of the subdivision of the list (state, ASI circle) and the numbering as published on the website of the ASI. 90 Monuments of National Importance have been recognized by the ASI in Haryana.

List of State Protected Monuments in Haryana

This is a list of State Protected Monuments as officially reported by and available through the website of the Archaeological Survey of India in the Indian state Haryana. The monument identifier is a combination of the abbreviation of the subdivision of the list (state, ASI circle) and the numbering as published on the website of the ASI. 23 State Protected Monuments have been recognized by the ASI in Haryana. Besides the State Protected Monuments, also the Monuments of National Importance in this state might be relevant.

Mahendragarh district

Mahendragarh district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana state in northern India. The district occupies an area of 1,899 km². The district has a population of 912,680

(2011 census). Narnaul city is the administrative headquarters of the district. Mahendragarh is one of the very few districts in India where the name of the district and its main town are different.

Mahendragarh is a part of the Ahirwal region in which members of the Yadav community dominate.

As of 2011 it is the third least populous district of Haryana (out of 21), after Panchkula and Rewari.

Nangal Choudhary

Nangal Choudhary is an important town and tehsil headquarters of District Mahendragarh at Narnaul. It holds the crown of being "First Cyber Village of Haryana". Now it has an assembly seat in Haryana government. Abhe Singh Yadav of BJP is MLA from Nangal Choudhary and It is part of Ahirwal Region.

Nangal Sirohi

Nangal Sirohi, famous for the painted shekhavati rajput architecture havelis, is a town in Mahendragarh district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is 9 km from Mahendragarh towards Narnaul (16 km from Narnaul) in South Haryana.

Narnaul Airport

Narnaul Airport नारनौल विमानतल, also Bachhod/Bachhud Airstrip, is an airstrip adjacent to Bachhaud village 10 km east of Narnaul city in the Indian state of Haryana.. The airstrip is used mainly by Rajiv Gandhi National Centre for Aero Sports, which was inaugurated in 2010. The airstrip is owned by the Civil Aviation Department of Haryana government. It does not have any IATA or ICAO code. The code VINL listed in this article does not exist.

Narnaul railway station

Narnaul railway station is a railway station in Mahendragarh district, Haryana. Its code is NNL. It serves Narnaul town. The station consists of two platforms. Passenger, Express, and Superfast trains halt here.

National Highway 11 (India)

National Highway 11 or NH 11 is a National Highway in India that links Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) and Rewari (Haryana). This 691 km-long highway passes through Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Ratangarh, Fatehpur, Jhunjhunu, Narnaul and Rewari. Most of 691 km length of National Highway 11 is in the state of Rajasthan and the remaining length is in Haryana.

National Highway 148B (India)

National Highway 148B (NH 148B) starts at Kotputli, state of Rajasthan and ends at Bhatinda, state of Punjab. The major towns are in succession of distance on this highway: Narnaul, Mahendergarh, Charkhi Dadri, Bhiwani, Hansi, Barwala, Tohana, Moonak, Jakhal, Bareta, Budhlada, Bhikhi and Mansa. This highway meets with National Highway 54 at Bhatinda. The highway is 382 km (237 mi) long and runs all within the states of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan.

National Highway 152D (India)

National Highway 152D (NH 152D)-cum-expressway from Gangheri to Narnaul is an under construction barrier-free tolled 6-lane (extendable to 8-lanes) National Highway in Haryana state of India. This 230 km long diagonal highway through Haryana state, from Kurukshetra in northeast to Narnaul in southwest, will start from the junction of NH152 near Gangheri and Ismailabad, pass through Kaul Dhatrath, Lakhan Majra, Kalanaur, Charkhi Dadri and terminate at junction with NH148B at Narnaul bypass. Its straight-line greenfield alignment will reduce the distance from the state capital Chandigarh to Narnaul and Jaipur while decongesting NH1 and NH44. The alignment intersects with at least 15 NH including NH9 and several State Highways (SH) including SH6, SH9, SH8, SH11, SH12, SH14, SH10, SH16A, SH20, SH24 and SH26. Area around it is being developed as an industrial corridor.

Land acquition is complete and tt is expected to be completed by June 2021.

Niwaj Nagar

Niwaj Nagar is a village in the subdivision Narnaul of the Mahendragarh District in the Indian state of Haryana. It is approximately 5 kilometers from Narnaul and is connected by road. Narnaul is approximately 150 km from New Delhi, the capital of India. It has a well established Government High School by the name Lala Murlidhar High School, a small market, 2 temples and a community center (Tayal Dharamshala). Munish Kumar Raizada, a Neonatologist is also from the village and his ancestors were the founder of the village. He has started a Mission India Foundation (MIF) for the benefit of the society and time to time vaccination programs are organised by him.

Ringas Junction railway station

Ringas Junction railway station is a model railway station (as declared by Indian railway) in Sikar District, Rajasthan. Its code is RGS. It serves Reengus city. The station consists of three well-sheltered platforms. It has many facilities including water and sanitation. The station was main meter gauge junction but after the construction of the broad gauge track from Rewari, Narnaul and Neem-Ka-Thana in the north to Phulera and Ajmer in the south, it is operational since 2009. The track from Churu to Ringas has been converted to broad gauge in 2018 while from Ringas to Jaipur towards the east is still being converted to broad gauge.[


Saharanwas is a village in Rewari district, Haryana, India. It is situated 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the city of Rewari, on the Narnaul-Mahendragarh road.

A report published in 2003 described the village as "large", with around 600 households and 2000 voters present. In the same year, the majority of the population were listed as being Scheduled Caste in the Indian system intended to aid positive discrimination in the spheres of employment and education.The position of Sarpanch, who acts as head of the village and is assisted by a Gram Panchayat (local administrative body) consisting of nine people, is controlled by one particular family of the Ahir community. It is also the Ahir community who control most of the land, "including a large portion of Panchayat land and common village land." The Sarpanch expressed frustration when he was interviewed in 2003 regarding the effectiveness of the Gram Panchayat, the work of which he said was hampered by administrative issues mostly outside its control.It was announced in 2010 that an Industrial Training Institute would be established in the village on land donated by the panchayat for that purpose.The village hosts a legal aid clinic and as of 2003 had an ayurvedic dispensary, although the latter was not much used because most of the populace did not believe in that form of medicine.Saharanwas is the birthplace of Ajay Singh Yadav, who was elected to the Haryana Vidhan Sabha (state legislative assembly) on five occasions between 1989 and 2005.The village has been the location of some violent deaths in recent years. In 2007, an 82-year-old farmer was axed to death, allegedly by family members; and in 2006 a cousin of Ajay Singh Yadav was shot dead during a robbery at his petrol pump in the village.

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