About Hanumangarh

About Hanumangarh

Hanumangarh is small district which lies in the northern parts of the state of Rajasthan and on the banks of Ghagar river. The place is also the center of Hanumangarh District Assembly and is located about 400 kms from Delhi. Often, Hanumangarh is called as 'Bhatner' as it has the strong majority of Bhati Rajputs.

Histoy of Hanumangarh

The earlier rulers of Hanumangarh were the Bhati Rajputs, but one fine Tuesday, it was wond over by the King of Bikaner, Maharaja Soorat Singh. Tuesday being as auspicious day for the Hindus, is also marked as the day of worshipping Lord Hanuman. Thus, the term Hanuman came to existence.

Historians have also found remains of the ancient 'Kalibangan' in the districts which assures that Hanumangarh was once part of the illustrous Indus Valley Civilization, citied to be 5000 years old. There were several remains, unearthed by the historians like human skeletons, earthern utensils, statues, bathroom utensils, roadways etc. Apart from this, there were several location in the district which had remains of the ancient civilizations other than the Harappan Culture.

Tourism in Hanumangarh

Kailbangan is the major site of tourist attraction. Local and foreign tourists visit this place regularly to soak in the rich history of the great Indus Valley Civilization. A sikh shrine of Gurudwara Sukha Singh Mehtab Singh is a major religious spot for followers and is open for the tourists as well. There are few famosu temples as well like the Brahmani Mata Temple in Pallu and the Bhadrakali Mata Temple situated at the Ghagar river's basin. For more details on Hanumangarh tourism, click here

How to Reach Hanumangarh

Lying on the Northern part of the state, Hanumangarh is easily accessible by both cities of Punjab and Rajasthan. Hanumangarh has a major Railway Station which connects the city to Jodhpur-Bathinda line, Sadulpur, Jaipur, Anupgarh, Sriganganagar and more.

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