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Raisinghnagar tehsil

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Raisinghnagar Tehsil is one of the nine tehsils of Ganganagar District, Rajasthan, India. It is located in central-western area of the district. Raisinghnagar city is the headquarters of the tehsil.

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Geography

Raisinghnagar Tehsil is bordered by Karanpur Tehsil to the north, by Padampur Tehsil to the north and northeast, by Suratgarh Tehsil to the east, by Vijaynagar Tehsil to the southeast and south, by Anupgarh Tehsil to the south and Bahawalnagar District of Pakistani Punjab to the west. The waters of the Bikaner Branch of the Gang Canal (Gana Canal) irrigate the farms of this tehsil.

Demographics

In the 2001 India census, Raisinghnagar Tehsil had 185,070 inhabitants, 97,197 (52.5%) males and 87,873 (47.5%) females, for a gender ratio of 904 females per thousand males.

Punjabi and Bagri (a dialect of the Rajasthani language) are spoken.

Places of interest

1. Historical Gurudwara Buddha Johad - A large amazing gurudwara. This is a place where Bhai Sukha Singh and Mehtab Singh brought the head of Massa Rangarh (guilty of sacrilege of Amritsar Golden temple) and hung it on a tree on 11 August 1740.

2. The Raisinghnagar has a famous Shiv Mandir (Temple) & Singh Sabha Gurdwara.

4. Raisinghnagar Tehsil has a famous Tripura Sundari Mata Mandir, (Rajasthan 1st Temple) in Shri Dharam Sangh Sanskrit Mahavidhayal, village kikarwalee, Village 24 P.S., Gajsinghpura Road, in Raisinghnagar.

References

Raisinghnagar tehsil Wikipedia


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