Shahzadpur, Haryana

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Shahzadpur
Town
Shahzadpur is located in Haryana
Shahzadpur
Shahzadpur
Location in Haryana, India
Shahzadpur is located in India
Shahzadpur
Shahzadpur
Shahzadpur (India)
Coordinates: 30°26′46″N 77°02′00″E / 30.44611°N 77.03333°E / 30.44611; 77.03333Coordinates: 30°26′46″N 77°02′00″E / 30.44611°N 77.03333°E / 30.44611; 77.03333
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictAmbala
Population
 (2011)
 • Total7,278
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
134202
Vehicle registrationHR-04

Shahzadpur is a Town in Shahzadpur Tehsil in Ambala District of Haryana State, India. It belongs to Ambala Division . It is located 30 KM towards East from District head quarters Ambala. It is a Tehsil head quarter. Shahzadpur Pin code is 134202 and postal head office is Shahzadpur.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Shahzadpur is a Town located in Naraingarh of Ambala district, Haryana with total 1356 families residing. Shahzadpur has population of 7,278 of which 3,888 are males while 3,390 are females as per Population Census 2011.[2]


In Shahzadpur population of children with age 0-6 is 841 which makes up 11.56 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Shahzadpur is 872 which is lower than Haryana state average of 879. Child Sex Ratio for the Shahzadpur as per census is 730, lower than Haryana average of 834.[2] Shahzadpur has higher literacy rate compared to Haryana.[2]

In 2011, literacy rate of Shahzadpur village was 85.41 % compared to 75.55 % of Haryana. In Shahzadpur Male literacy stands at 90.68 % while female literacy rate was 79.51 %. As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Shahzadpur is administrated by Sarpanch who is elected representative of town.[2]

History[edit]

Shahzadpur, is a very old town in Ambala District of Haryana, The town came under Sikh Rule in January 1764 after the Sikh forces took Sirhind, the Sikhs also established their rule in this area of Shahzadpur Town, Sardar Karam Singh a Sikh Sandhu Jatt of Marahka Village in Sheikhupura District of Punjab (Now Pakistan), became the first Sikh ruler of Shahzadpur. He ruled for 20 years until his death in 1784, he never used to stay at Shahzadpur, Karam Singh spent the majority of his time at Talwandi Sabo Village in Bathinda District of Punjab which was one of the holiest Sikh religious centers. Karam Singh was succeeded by his elder Son Gulab Singh, who ruled until 1844. In 1844 he was succeeded by his son Sardar Shiv Kirpal Singh Sandhu, the Shahzadpur Sikh Rulers became extinct in 1809, after the Cis-Sutlej states had accepted the protection British East India Company. Their descendants ruled on until 1947 with power and were given Jagirs (Land), by the British Government.

Education[edit]

There are a number of high Schools in Shahzadpur, providing both English and Hindi education. Among these are the Government Senior Secondary School (which has both a boys only and a girls only students) and, M.R.S.D Senior Secondary School, Maa Bhagwati Niketan Public School and Growing Tree Play School (which all provide English and Hindi education).[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pincode 134202, Shahzadpur S.O Post Office in Ambala, Haryana, getpincodes.com, 3 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Shahzadpur Village Population - Naraingarh - Ambala, Haryana". www.census2011.co.in.
  3. ^ "Mrsd Sr. Sec. School, Shazadpur, Ambala - Haryana". Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  4. ^ "St Joseph School, CBSE Schools in Shahzadpur (Ambala)". Entranceindia. Retrieved 3 May 2017.