Bahadurgarh, known as the “Gateway of Haryana”, is a Sub District/Tehsil, a city and a municipal council located in Jhajjar, a district in the State of Haryana, India, which comprises 31 wards. Bahadurgarh is approximately 2 km from Delhi (Tikri Border). It is also one of the major cities of National Capital Region.
The city was founded by Mughal Emperor Alamgir II, who was the Sultan of Delhi from 1754 to 1759. He gave the town in jagir to Bahadur Khan and Tej Khan, Baloch rulers of Farrukhnagar in 1754, who changed its name from Sharafabad to Bahadurgarh. They also constructed a fort named Bahadurgarh Fort.
Bahadurgarh came into the hands of Sindhia in 1793. After Sindia’s defeat in 1803 at the hands of the British, Lord Laketransferred control of the town’s government to the brother of the Nawab of Jhajjar.
According to the 2011 census, the population of Bahadurgarh is 170,426:91,736 men and 78,6090 women. There are 20, 374 total children (0-6) – 11,420 boys and 8,954 girls. The child gender ratio is 7784 girls per 1000 boys. The average literacy rate in Bahadurgarh is 88.04%; the male and female literacy rates were 94.27 and 80.87 percent.
There are plans to connect Delhi Metro to Bahadurgarh by March 2016. The project will have a route length of 11.182 km and a cost of Rs. 1991 crore. Haryana would contribute Rs. 787.96 crore.
There are seven stations planned – Mundka industrial area, Ghewra, Tikri Kalan, Tikri border (all in Delhi), Modern industrial estate, bus stand and city park Bahadurgarh (in Haryana) from Mundka to Bahadurgarh. The travel time from Bahadurgarh (city park) to Mundka would be 20 minutes while it would take 45 minutes up to Inderiok and about 50.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) began preparation work on Bahadurgarh Metro Rail Project in May 2013 and aim to have contractors start in August 2013.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Bahadurgarh in 2011 is 170,426; of which male and female are 91,736 and 78, 690 respectively. In education section, total literates in Bahadurgarh city are 132,108 of which 75,714 are males while 56,394 are females. Average literacy rate of Bahadurgarh city is 88.04 percent of which male and female Meracy was 94.27 and 80.87 percent. The sex ratio of Bahadurgarh city is 858 per 1000 males. Child sex ratio of girls is 784 per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6) in Bahadurgarh city are 20,374 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 11,420 boys while 8,954 are girls. The child forms 11.95% of total population of Bahadurgarh City.