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Rania, Haryana

Rania
रानिया
city[Town]

Location in Haryana, India

Coordinates: 29°32′N 74°50′E / 29.53°N 74.83°E / 29.53; 74.83Coordinates: 29°32′N 74°50′E / 29.53°N 74.83°E / 29.53; 74.83

Country  India
State Haryana
District Sirsa
Government
 • MLA Krishan Lal Kamboj
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,958
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 125076
Telephone code 01698
Vehicle registration HR-44
Lok Sabha constituency Sirsa

Rania is a town and a municipal committee (Nagar Palika) in Sirsa district in the Indian state of Haryana. Rania Town is the biggest grain market in Sirsa district.

Geography

Its situated at the end of Haryana state on Sirsa-JeewanNagar Road. Rania is located at 29°32′N 74°50′E / 29.53°N 74.83°E / 29.53; 74.83.[1] Both Delhi and Chandigarh appx 270 km, are nearer Major Airports from here. The nearest railway station is at Sirsa. Sirsa city is approximately 23 km east from Rania. Other nearby cities of Home Distt are Ellenabad(22 km), Mandi Dabwali (55 km) & Mandi Kalanwali (40 km). Punjab & Rajasthan borders are respectively appx 35 & 25 km from Rania. Few other famous villages & places near to town are JeewanNagar, Kariwala, SantNagar (Jagmalera), Chautala, Balasar Farm, Ottu Dam. Its a Town like village.

History

Rania have its own History to named Rania, it means Queens. Its old name was 'Bhattian'. Bhatti Raja (king) used to rule here for a while and they were ruling in nearby villages & area as well. It is renamed for being Satee by Rania (Queen) of Bhattian Riasayat's King on a rumour of king been killed in nearby village. Rania was an old Muslim town, Inhabitants from here left Town during Indo-Pak partition, as per significance many buildings could be seen in town like old Muslim Mosques and nice old fort which has been used till now as police station building. Rania town was a part of old Punjab Region & came into Haryana in 1966.

Lifestyle, facilities and system

Rania Town's population is about 40,000. Municipality system runs in town and its divided into 15 wards, Rania have separate Vidhan Sabha constituency as Rania Seat first time from 2009 Assembly elections. People enjoying here every facility same like average cities. Rania have its own Shopping Areas, Tehsil, Police Station, Civil Hospital, Private Nursing Homes,Govt & Private Schools. Good Bus system of Private Limited & Roadways Buses is available for Nearby Towns & Villages.

The main forms of employment are in agriculture and retail. Wheat, Vegetables, Rice, Cotton, are the main crops in the region. Grain market of Rania is famous for quality Rice (Basmati). A lot of people are involved in this business.

Languages and religions

Punjabi, Hindi and Bagri are mostly spoken languages in this locality. Basically people believe in Sikh and Hindu religions.

Schools and teaching institutions

Appx 20 government and private school and leading education institutes are providing their services in Rania, few of them are mentioned following here:-

  • Jagat Jyoti School
  • V. N. School
  • D. A. V. Centenary public School
  • Guru Nanak International Academy (Abholi)
  • B. S. School
  • Govt Senior Secondary School
  • Govt Girls School
  • Green Valley Public School
  • D. N. School
  • Diamond Public School
  • Dashmesh Vidhya Bhawan
  • Central Public School
  • C. M. National School
  • Genius School of Education.
  • Gurukul School
  • S. D School of Education
  • Saint Xavier Francis Public School

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