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 HanumangarhThe 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.