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District Jind

District Jind

JIND district is one of the 22 districts of Haryana. Jind city is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is a part of Jind Division and was created in 1966.The district lies in the heart of haryana and is the fourth district of the Jat belt along with Sonipat, Rohtak and Jind.

After independence, Jind State was merged with the Indian union and the territory of the present district and on 15 July 1948, it became part of Sangrur district of Patiala and East Punjab States Union. On 1 November 1966, at the time of creation of Haryana state, Sangrur district was bifurcated and its Jind and Narwana tehsils were merged to form Jind district. It was one of the seven districts of the newly formed state. In 1967, Jind tehsil was bifurcated into two tehsils: Jind and Safidon.

The district comprises three sub-divisions: Jind, Narwana and Safidon. Jind sub-division is further divided into three tehsils: Jind, Julana and Alewa. Narwana sub-division is further divided into two tehsils: Narwana and Uchana, and Safidon sub-division is also divided into two tehsils: Safidon and Pillu-Khera.

There are five Vidhan Sabha constituencies in Jind district: Jind, Julana, Safidon, Uchana and Narwana. Jind, Julana and Safidon are part of Sonipat Lok Sabha constituency, Narwana and Uchana are part of Sirsa and Jind Lok Sabha constituencies respectively.

Jind city has an Arjun stadium, milk plant, cattle feed plant, and a large grain market. There are facilities to stay at PWD rest house, market committee rest house and canal rest house. The Jind city is well provided with schools, colleges, hospitals and other basic amenities. Rani Talab is the major tourist attraction. Pandu-Pindara and Ramrai are the main devotional places attracting devotees for Amaavas bath.

The villages of the district Jind Gatauli, Brahmanwas are at Rohtak Jind highway. Sunderpura (Narwana) is at Hissar Chandigarh Highway. The villages was developed after freedom. The primary occupation is agriculture. Siwaha village is a famous village of Jind. Many Freedom fighters belongs to this village like seonath Bhanwala and his son Ran Singh Bhanwala. They are the richest person of the village and ruled nearly 50 villages of Jind District.

Baroda is a Village in Uchana Tehsil in Jind District of Haryana and belongs to Jind Division. The village is located 19 km towards North from District headquarters Jind. There are a number of schools including two girls' schools and 4 coeducational senior secondary schools.

According to the census of 2011, Jind district has a population of 1,332,042. This gives it a ranking of 364th in India (out of 640). The district has a population density of 493 inhabitants per sq km. Over the decade 2001-2011, its population growth rate was 11.95%. The district has a sex ratio of 870 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 72.7%. Haryanavi & Punjabi are major languages spoken.


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