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Sujangarh
city
Sujangarh
Sujangarh
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°42′N 74°28′E / 27.7°N 74.47°E / 27.7; 74.47Coordinates: 27°42′N 74°28′E / 27.7°N 74.47°E / 27.7; 74.47
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictChuru
Founded bySurat Singh
Named forSujan Singh
Area
 • Total64 km2 (25 sq mi)
Elevation
312 m (1,024 ft)
Population
 (2011[1])
 • Total101,528
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Marwari
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
331507
Telephone code01568
Vehicle registrationRJ 44

Sujangarh is a city in the Churu district in the Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, India. Sujangarh lies on the Ambala-Pali Highway (NH 65) and Hanumangarh-Kishangarh Mega Highway. The town is well known for a second Tirupati Balaji Temple.The first one being in Tirumala - the Tirupati Balaji Venkateshwar Mandir. It is the first of its kind built in South Indian style, in Rajasthan.[2] Lord Shiva Temple on Sujangarh Road in Thardaa and Dungar Balaji on Sujangarh - Dungar Balaji Road in Gopalpura are other two nearby Hindu temples that are popular. Sri Devsagar Singhi Jain Mandir at Sujangarh is a century old Jain Tirth that is located within the town.[3]

Geography

Sujangarh is located at 27°42′N 74°28′E / 27.7°N 74.47°E / 27.7; 74.47.[4]

Demographics

As of 2011, India census,[1] Sujangarh had a population of 101,528; 52,078 males and 49,450 females, giving a sex ratio of 950. The average literacy rate was 74%,[5] male literacy was 85%, and female literacy was 63%. 14,723 (14.5%) of the population was under 6 years of age.

Notable people

Civic Administration

Sujangarh has its own assembly constituency, Sujangarh assembly constituency and comes under the Churu constituency for the Lok Sabha. The assembly elect from Sujangarh is Manoj Meghwal from the Indian National Congress.[7]

Education & Institutes

Industrial Training Institute- Sujangarh (Churu), is entrusted with the responsibility of providing trained technical manpower for the technological upgrade of industrial production, services, productivity and innovation, contributing to the planned growth of the country's economy.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b "Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Census of India 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Temple Profile".
  3. ^ http://www.singhijainmandir.com
  4. ^ "Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sujangarh". Fallingrain.com. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Sujangarh City Population Census 2011-2020 | Rajasthan". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  6. ^ "World poetry museum to come up in Kanhaiya Lal Sethiya's honour". Hindustan Times. 21 May 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  7. ^ "SUJANGARH Election Result 2018, Winner, SUJANGARH MLA, Rajasthan". NDTV.com. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Iti Sujangarh Churu". www.livelihoods.rajasthan.gov.in. Retrieved 21 February 2020.