Surajgarh
city
Surajgarh is located in Rajasthan
Surajgarh
Surajgarh
Location in Rajasthan, India
Surajgarh is located in India
Surajgarh
Surajgarh
Surajgarh (India)
Coordinates: 28°19′N 75°44′E / 28.32°N 75.73°E / 28.32; 75.73Coordinates: 28°19′N 75°44′E / 28.32°N 75.73°E / 28.32; 75.73[1]
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictJhunjhunun
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total18,857
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
333029
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN

Surajgarh is a city and a municipal corporation in the district of Jhunjhunun in the sekhawati region of Indian state of Rajasthan.This place is also very well acknowledged by the commendable work done by Late Rajvaidya Shri Chotelal Ji Sharma in traditional Ayurvedic treatment for Pakshaghata(Paralysis/Stroke).Now the traditional treatment protocol is being practiced by his great grandson Vaidya Jayant Sharma. Surajgarh established by Raja surajmal singh ji shekhawat. Who was the first ruler/jagirdar of surajgarh estate

Amenities

Surajgarh Fort operates as a heritage hotel.[2]

Religion

Many old Hindu temples are found in Surajgarh.

Bhairu ke Bagiche temple is on the Chirawa bypass.

Headmaster ji

Rambilas Sharma served as headmaster Ji, who devoted his life to the development of Surajgarh. A book on his life and on Surajgarh is titled Headmaster ji: The Man with Literacy Mission.[3][4] The Government of India, Postal Department honored Headmaster ji's contribution to society and released a special cover in memory of him during the first philately exhibition of Jhunjhunu in 2016.[5][6] Headmaster ji with Vinoba Bhave, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru and others took part in Bhoodan Movement in Surajgarh from 1958-60.

Geography

It is around 180 Km from the national capital Delhi. The town is divided into two parts: Surajgarh Bazar (old Surajgarh), and Surajgarh Mandi.

Shivalya lake is near Ghardu village. Surajgarh is 12 Km away from chirawa.

Demographics

In the 2001 Indian census,[7] Surajgarh had a population of 18,857, of which men made up 53%, and women 47%. Surajgarh has an average literacy rate of 65%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%: The male literacy rate is 75%, while female literacy is 54%. In Surajgarh, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education

Surajgarh has many educational institutions (schools and degree colleges). Students from across Rajasthan and neighboring states study there.

Schools include the Tagore Children Academy (Tagore Public Senior Secondary School), Saraswati, P. B. School, Govt. Girls School, St. Mann school, Surajgarh Academy etc., and colleges like RKJK Barasiya P.G. College, Tagore Girls College, Keystone Engineering College and Arya Nursing. Government College is also located in Surajgarh which was opened in year 2021 and it's a Hindi medium college which offers only BA course.

References

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Surajgarh, India". www.fallingrain.com.
  2. ^ Sharma, Sandeep (20 January 2016). Headmasterji: The Man with Literacy Mission. ISBN 9781482857634.
  3. ^ "Our Books". www.partridgepublishing.com.
  4. ^ "9781482857641: Headmasterji: The Man with Literacy Mission - AbeBooks - Sharma, Sandeep: 1482857642". www.abebooks.co.uk. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Contact Support". philamirror.info.
  6. ^ Yadav, Krishna Kumar (12 November 2016). "डाकिया डाक लाया: राजस्थान के शेखावटी अंचल में प्रथम डाक टिकट प्रदर्शनी झुञ्झुनु में, फ्रेस्को पेंटिंग पर जारी हुआ विशेष आवरण".
  7. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.