Kharkhauda Sonipat

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For Kharkhoda village in Meerut, please see Kharkhauda Meerut



Location of Kharkhauda in Sonipat District

Kharkhauda (खरखोदा) or Kharkhoda (खरखोधा) is a famous village of Sonipat district of Haryana. Kharkhoda is a city, Tehsil and a municipal committee in Sonipat district in the Indian state of Haryana.

History

Name of the Kharkhod is said to be derived from Kharak meaning a stall. Another tradition connects it with Khara and Dushana, the brothers of Ravana, the rakshasa king of Lanka (now Sri Lanka). In this historical site ,there is a tomb of Syed Sufi and his fair held annually.

Demographics

India census, Kharkhoda had a population of 18,758. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kharkhoda has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 56%. In Kharkhoda, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. 53% of the population is SAINI,15% is brahman, 10% is punjabi,and others are about 22%.

Admninistration

The town nurses a number of places of public utility of which a college, a civil veterinary hospital, a civil dispensary, a post office and police station are worth mentioning. It is an important grain market. Very soon Kharkhoda town is going to become Industrial Model Town and also a new Civil Hospital is under construction at Thana Kalan Road. Also the new roads are under construction upto the newly constucted bye pass all over the town. ITI is also under construction on bye-pass.


Famous Personality from this village

Famous Urdu writer and researcher, 'Syed Qasim Mahmood born here.

Jat Gotras

  • This village is surrounded by Dahiya khap villages.
  • Kharkhauda has Tokas gotra jats also.

Villages in Kharkhauda tahsil

Anandpur, Ashrafpur Matindu, Barona, Bidhlan, Chhanauli, Farmana Majra, Ferozepur Bangar, Garhi Sisana, Gopalpur, Gorar, Jataula, Jharaut, Jharauti, Jhinjauli, Kanwali, Karhouli, Katlupur, Khandaa, Kharkhoda (MC), Kheri Dahiya, Khurampur, Kundal, Mandaura, Mandauri, Muzzam Nagar, Nakloi, Nasirpur Cholka, Nirthan, Nizampur Khurd, Nizampur Majra, Pahladpur, Pai, Pipli, Rampur, Ridhad , Rohna, Sahoti, Saidpur, Sehri, Silana, Sisana, Thana Kalan, Thana Khurd, Turakpur,


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