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Gohana

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Country  India
Languages spoken  Hindi, Haryanvi
State  Haryana
District  Sonipat

Gohana (Hindi: ) is a city and a municipal council in the Sonipat district of the Indian state of Haryana (pincode 131301).

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Map of Gohana

Demographics

Gohana city is situated in the Sonipat district of Haryana. It is a main subdivision with a population of more than 300,000 (as of 2011). It has its own municipality and a constituency for Haryana Vidhan Sabha. There is around 86 Villages in Gohana. It is located in the west of the Sonipat District, 40 km from the town of Sonipat. Earlier, it was part of Rohtak district. Gohana is the oldest tehsil of Haryana. It was declared a tehsil in 1826 by the British, and some structures which show evidence of that time are still standing in the city: the City police station, Government Boys Senior Secondary School, Government Girls Senior Secondary School, and the Haryana Public School are some examples. Gohana City has its own Courts and Mini Secretariat, situated on Sonipat Road, in the eastern part of the city. "Nagar Palika Gohana" is the governing body of the city.

In ancient times, Gohana was known as Gavambhavana and was considered a sacred place. Prithviraj Chauhan constructed a fort here, which was later destroyed by Muhammad Ghori after defeating Prithviraj in 1192. Later, in 1947, all Muslim families left this place and migrated to Pakistan. Being a tehsil city, people from diverse communities reside in the city.

As of 2001 India census, Gohana had a population of 48,518. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Gohana has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 60%. In Gohana, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable Citizens

Education

There are multi-disciplinary colleges in Gohana, the most prominent being the Govt. PG College, BPS Mahila University and Bhagwan Parshuram College of Engineering. There are also many private B.Ed and D.Ed Colleges in the city. BPS Mahila University has become famous for being the first of its kind, a women-only university in Northern India. List Of Popular Productions,Famous All Over India -

  1. Lala Maturams zumbo Jalebies of Gohana Since 1958
  2. Arora Sweet Galaxys small jalebies

List of Educational Institutions -

  1. Geeta Vidya Mandir School [1]
  2. Satyanand Public School
  3. R.K.Hindu Public School
  4. Om Public School
  5. Golden Velley School
  6. Landmark International School
  7. Global Public School
  8. Holy Family convent School
  9. Bal Bharti Vidyapeeth School
  10. R.K.Hindu Public School
  11. Haryana Public School
  12. Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School
  13. Govt. Girls Sr.Sec.School
  14. Jawahar Lal Sr. Sec. School
  15. Sir Chotu Ram Sr. Sec. School
  16. Mann International School
  17. Edunest IIT Academy
  18. Blooming Buds Monetassory scool
  19. M.R.Public School
  20. J.K.R. Public School
  21. Nalanda International School
  22. Jain Sr. Sec School, Main Bazaar, Gohana
  23. Sher Singh Public School
  24. Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya
  25. Govt. P.G. College,Gohana
  26. Mukhi Polytechnic college
  27. I.T.I. Gohana
  28. Bhagwan Parshuram College of Engineering

Traveling and Distance from major cities nearby

Gohana is well connected with major districts and other small towns/villages. There is a national highway NH 71-A that connects Gohana to Rohtak and Panipat - two major districts, and state highway that connects it to district Sonipat and Jind. Trains connect Gohana with Rohtak, Bhiwani and Panipat. New railway line from Jind to Sonipat through Gohana will be on the track soon. City has a railway station which was founded in early 70s and will be upgraded as Junction soon.

Distance from major cities

Religion

Hindus constitutes the majority of the religious population. Aside from several Hindu temples in the city, remains exist of old mosques (founded before the countrys independence) within the city, many near the market area. A minority population of other religious followers such as Jains, Sikhs, and Christians are notable in Gohana. The Jain population is large enough however, that they have established four temples within the city. Of significant note, the main Jain temple at Holi Mohalla was established over 1,500 years ago and houses a white statue of Lord Parshvnath.

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Geography

Gohana Beautiful Landscapes of Gohana

Gohana is located at 29.13°N 76.7°E? / 29.13; 76.7. Its topography consists mainly of low plains, but its south-central area has a small plateau. Gohanas 238,533 km2 (92,098 sq mile) land area has an average elevation of 225 metres (738 feet), peaking at Mount Afadjato at 880M (2,887 feet).

Places of Interest

  • Ram Sharnam Ashram, Gohana www.sriramsharnam.org
  • Sanjivni Kaya Shodhan Sansthan,Gohana
    1. Devi Lal Cricket Stadium,Gohana
    2. Jawahar lal Nehru Park,Park Road, Gohana
    3. Rohta Park, Gohana

    References

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