About Hansi

Hansi is a famous historical city in Hissar district of Haryana state. It appears that the city was larger, more important and more prosperous than Hisar at one time. There are many ancient buildings of archeological importance in Hansi. Situated on the national Highway 10, the city is just 26 km away from Hisar.

History of Hansi

Hansi is an ancient city located in Haryana. While some documents like “Majkura Hansi” say that is was founded by ill daughter Hansivati/Ambavati of Prithvi Raj Chauhan, others describe King Anangpal Vihangpal Tomar founded it two centuries earlier for his guru “Hansakar”.The large hoard of Jaina bronzes, discovered accidentally in February in 1982, include idols of Gupta period and 7th-8th centuries. They were buried underground before the impending attack of Masud in 1037 CE. Hindu rule ended in Hansi, when Mohammed Gauri defeated Prithvi Raj Chauhan in 1192. From that period onwards, Hindus were not allowed to settle in Hansi. Later Shahjahan came to Hansi and met that the famous Hindu saint Jagannath Puri Samadha Hansi. Hindus were allowed to settle in Hansi after this incident. Hansi also had muslims and a few Jains.

About Hansi
Hansibarsi gate

In 1705, Guru Gobind Singh Ji came to Hansi an inspired Hindus to revolt against the oppressive Mughal rule. Veer Lakshmi Singh attacked Hansi and punished the muslims in 1707. Hansi was under the reign of Maratha in 1736. Ahmed Shah Abdali conquered the place after 3rd battle of Panipat in 1761. Maharaja Jassa Singh Ramgarhia took the control of Hansi for some years in 1780.
George Thomas, who was an Irish adventure become and independent king formed Hansi as his capital. In 1802, British East India Company took the rule of Hansi. Hansi had an active role in 1857 war of liberation. In 1947, when India and Pakistan was divied, many muslims including Ranghars an Syeds migrated to Pakistan from Hansi city.

Geography of Hansi

Hansi city in Hisar district of Haryana is situated at 29.1°N 75.97°E and has an average elevation of 207 metres. The place, geographically, is a semi-arid with an average rainfall of 46 cm.

Administration in Hansi

Hansi is one of the seven assembly constituencies in Hissar district of Haryana state and Renuka Bishnoi was elected as MLA of this seat in 2014. It falls under Hissar parliamentary constituency, one of the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies of Haryana. This parliamentary constituency includes Hisar district and parts of Bhiwani and Jind districts. Dushyant Chautala of Indian National Lok Dal is the sitting MP here.

Hansi Municipal Council

Hansi Muncipal Council is one of the 19 municipal councils in Haryana state. Just like all municipal councils in the country, Hansi municipal council is responsible for a long list of functions delegate to it by the state government. The main roles of municipal council are related to public health, public safety, regulatory functions, public infrastructure works and development activities. They are also respensible for water supply, sewerage, sanitation, birth registration, death certificate, street lighting, building regulations and many other. Besides the legally assigned tasks, the sector departments of the state government often assign various other functions such as family planning, slum development, nutrition, disease and epidemic control etc.

Municipal Council Hansi
Address: M.C. Office, Near old post office,
Near Govt. Girls Senior.Secondary. School,
Hansi, Hisar, Haryana
Phone number: 01663-254008, 250878
Email Address: mchansi94@gmail.com, secymchansi@gmail.com

Tourist Attractions in Hansi

Hansi, once a prosperous city located in the Hisar district of Haryana state, is now a famous tourist destination with some ancient forts and historical monuments. It is the favorite destination for historians and archeologists. It is famous for five entry points, which are Delhi gate on the east, Hisar on the west, the Gosain gate in the north-west and the Barsi gate in the south and Umra gate on the south-west respectively. Important tourist spots in Hansi city are the following.

Profile of Hansi
Durgah Char Qutub

Barsi Gate

Barsi gate, which was built by Alauddin Khilji in the year 1304 and is located towards the centre of Hansi Bazzar is the prominent among the five gates. It was built to protect the main fort from the attacks of enemies. Later Ibrahim Lodhi renovated it in 1522 by raising the height to over 30 m. various inscriptions in Persian language can be seen on the gate. Some of them date back to the period between 1304 and 1345.

Gujari Mahal

Gujari Mahal was built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq for his wife Gujari Rani. She was belonged to the Gujjar Community. It was believed that the king met and was impressed on a beautiful Gujjar girl and he proposed to marry her. Even though she accepted his request, she refused to accompany him to Delhi and wanted to stay back in Hansi for the fear that she might not be respected and honored equally like king’s other wives. So the king constructed a palace for her. Gujari Mahal, which stands on a high plinth, has underground chambers along with a baradari. The stones of Hindu palaces an temples destroyed by the Mughal rule were taken to build the palace. It has arches on three sides and a huge entrance gate on the fourth side. There are stone door frames on all the entrances. You can see nine bays on the roof of the main palace an each of them has a hemispherical dome decorated with paneling work in lime plaster. The exterior walls located above the arched openings are adorned with marvelously carved red sandstone brackets and different carved figures.

Dargah Char Qutub

Dargah Char Qutub is situated in the western side of Hansi city. It got the name from the four shrines in the city, which were erected in the memory of four Sulfi saints. There are tombs of Jamal-ud-din Hansvi, Qutubuddin Munawar, Burhan-ud-din and Nuruddin in the premises of the shrine and all the four saints were given the title of Qutub. This monument served as the final resting place of these saints. Earlier these tombs were near a small mosque. Later Firoz Shah Tughlaq turned it into a large mosque during his reign. You can also see the tomb of Mir Alam, the tomb of begum Skinner and the monument of Mir Tijarah, the chief purveyor of Sultan Hamid-ud-din of Hansi within this complex.

Asigarh Fort

The ancient fort in Hansi, Asigarh Fort, is believed to be built by Prithviraj Chauhan, the famous king of the Hindu Chauhan dynasty. The fort that is spread across an area of around 30 acres has a square shape. It has security posts in all the four corners. Firoz Shah Tuglaq, during his reign, constructed an underground tunnel that connects the present Hansi with Hansi. You can see figures of gods on the huge gates of the fort and images of goddesses, birds and animals on the walls of the fort. There are also some ancient statues of Jain Gods like Mahavira and Buddha in the open complex of the fort. The other attraction of the fort is the fifty seven Jain dolls made of Asthsdhatu. They were discovered during the excavations done in 1982. The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) declared it as the ‘Protected monument of national importance’ in 1937.

Transportation in Hansi

Hansi is very easily accessible from all corners of the country through road, rail an air ways. National Highway 10, State Highway 17 and State Highway 12 that pass through Hansi connect the city with all major cities like Hissar, Rohtak, Sulatanpur, Tosham, Bahadurgarh and Chatra etc. Haryana State Roa Transport conducts bus services from Delhi, Bahadurgarh, Rohtak and other important towns to Hansi. Besides, you can get many private bus operators in these routes.

Profile of Hansi

Hansi railway station, which is at a distance of 3 km from the city, is the nearest railway station. Belongs to the North-Western railways, this station is a broad guage. You get taxi/cabs or bus from the station to the city. Jitakheri at a distance of 12 km and Rohtak Jn at a distance of 71 km from Hansi are the other major railway stations near to the city. The important trains that pass through Hansi railway station are Jaipur-Hisar Passenger, Haryana Express, Rewari-Fazilka Passenger, Shri Ganganagar-Rewari, Kissan Express and Rewari-Bhatinda Passenger. All these trains have daily services. Hissar Airport, which about 22 km away from Hansi, is the nearest airport. The Indira Gandhi International airport at a distance of 150 km from the city is also depended by travellers.

Hansi Railway Station
Station Code: HNS
Address: Uttam Nagar, Hansi, Haryana 125033

Healthcare Services in Hansi

Health of the people should be the first priority of a government, as it will affect the entire development of the place. Only health people can lead the nation to success. That is why central and state government put forward many health care projects for the citizens. Even though Hansi is a small and developing city, the people here are fortunate with a well health care service maintained by government and private groups. Hansi, an important city of Hissar district of Haryana, has many government owned health care facilities that provide advanced treatments to the people of the city. Some of the popular hospitals, specialized hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and specialized hospitals and clinics in Hansi are listed here.

Arora Hospital
Address: 321, Jind Road, Near Jind Post Office,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663 254945

Shanti Hospital
Address: 166, Sisaipul, Near Sisaipul Bus Stop,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663 259400

Saini Hospital

Address: 125, Kali Devi Road,
Behind Kali Devi Mandir, Hansi,
Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663 259260

Ahuja Children Hospital
Address: 102, Kali Devi Road,
Behind Kali Devi Mandir, Hansi,
Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663 259292

Utility Services in Hansi

Important Services in Hansi
Utility Services

The development of a city is mainly decided by the basic facilities provided to the common people there. Hansi, even though an upcoming city, is well facilitated with all utilities and services like courier services, catering services, petrol pumps, studios, mobile phone service centers, gas agencies, aadhar card centers etc that are essential for a more urbane life. That is why itself the people here are given a smooth and comfortable life.

Aadhar Card Centers in Hansi

Aadhar Kendra
Address: Tosham Chungi, Near Gramin Bank,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 7503626171

Manav Computer Education
Address: Opposite S. Girls College,
Second Gate, Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 7357520000

Courier Services in Hansi

Akash Ganga Courier Ltd
Address: Munshiram Soni Chopta Bazar,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 55755, 54729

Trackon Couriers Pvt Ltd
Address: Outside Badsi Gate,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663-258004, 9812600720

The Professional Couriers
Address: Suresh Book Department, Near SBI, Hansi, Haryana 125033
Phone:022 2781 3309

Caterers in Hansi

Sanjay Caterers
Address: Near New Court, Delhi Pul,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9728226103, 9813116773
Working hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:30 am to 06:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Deepak Food Caterers
Address: Krishna Colony, Main Gali,
Jind Road, Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9812578909, 9034882275
Working hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:30 am to 06:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Rohtash Halwai
Address: Vill Dhani Gujrat, Near Main Road,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9812647586
Working hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:30 am to 06:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Petrol Pumps in Hansi

Kumar Petrol Pump
Address: 122, Jind road, Hansi, Hissar,
Near Punjab National School, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1633 233406

Haryana Petrol Pump
Address: 15, Near Bobmay Tyre house,
Delhi road, Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1633 125033

Agarwal Filling Station
Address: 22, Barwala road, Hansi, Hissar,
Near Punjab National School, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1633 251231

Jain Petrol Supplying Company
Address: 155, Barsi road, Near old bus stand,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 09896452358

Gas Agencies in Hansi

Bharat Gas Agency
Address: 80, Model Town, Hansi, Hissar,
Near State Bank of India, Haryana, 125005
Phone number: 1633 255448

Mobile Phone Service Centers in Hansi

Mobile Service Centre (Samsung, Nokia, LG, Karbonn, Panasonic, Sony)Address: Shop No 29, Bhagat Singh road,
Hansi, Hissar, Haryana
Phone number: 01663-254443
Email: samsung.hansi@gmail.com

Lava Mobile Service Center
Address: Bhagat Singh Road, Hansi, Hissar,
opposite Om Parkash Hospital, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9068777081
Working hours: Monday – Saturday 9AM – 5PM

Micromax Mobile Service Center
Address: Verma Enterprises, 38C/18 Shubhash Nagar,
Umra Gate, Hansi , Haryana – 125033
Phone number: 9812908200, 9813134586
Email: vermaenterprises_hansi@mmxcheckpoint.com

Zen Mobile Service Center
Address: Suryanshu Trading Co Shop No 3,
Bhagat Singh road, Hansi, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9991081818 / 9812493001 / 9034921001

Photo Studios in Hansi

Kiran Studio
Address: Hansi, Hissar, Umra gate,
Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9992933533
Working hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:00 am to 09:00 pm
Sunday: 09:00 am to 02:00 pm

Ajanta Studio
Address: Jai Bharat Mandal, Bhagat Singh Road,
Sabji mandi, Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9896182053
Working hours: Monday to Saturday: 09:00 am to 08:00 am
Sunday: Closed

Sagun Digital Studio
Address: Bus Stand Hansi, Hansi,
Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 9813914903
Working hours: Monday to Saturday: 08:30 am to 08:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Jai Durge Modling Studio
Address: Shop No. 2, Near Panchayati Ramlila Ground
Delhi Gate, Hansi, Hissar, Haryana, 125033

Emergency Services in Hansi

It is the responsibility of local police to take care the law and order situation of the city. Police station, situated in the town itself, mainly has to deal with pity and non-serious crimes. A fire brigade service is also functioning in the city.

Police Stations in Hansi

Sadar Police Station
Address: Hansi Road, Sadar Bazaar,
Near State Bank Of India, Hansi,
Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663 254047

Barsi Police Station
Address: Hansi Road, Sadar Bazaar,
Near State Bank Of India, Hansi,
Hissar, Haryana, 125033
Phone number: 1663 254240

Fire Brigade Service
Address: 94, Tehsil Road, Near District Court,
Hansi, Hissar, 125033
Phone number: 1663 254010

NGOs in Hansi

Information on Hansi
NGOs
In a developing country like India, the government has many limitations to solve all the issues of the people and therefore, the social service organizations like NGOs have a significant role in uplifting the society. There are many non-profit and volunteer organizations in Hansi that are doing various activities in different fields like health, education, agriculture, poverty eradication etc. They do many programs to make the people aware about the evils of society like social discrimination and child marriage etc. Many NGos also focus on the cultural activities like functioning libraries and various dance and music classes etc.

Association for Promotion Sustainable Development
Address: Putti Mangal Khan, Hansi,
Hissar, Haryana (Central) – 125033
Phone number: 94662 06502

Yuva Vikas Club
Address: Mehanda, Hansi,
Haryana (Central) - 125033
Phone number: 99921 48000, 9813202459, 285275
Email: gramngo@yahoo.com

Sankalp
Address: Batar Farm, Dhani, Hansi, Near Rajivnagar,
Hissar, Haryana (Central) - 125033
Phone number: 94665 57958

Vasudhaiv Haritam
Address: Hansi, Hisar, Haryana,
Hansi, Hissar - 125033
Phone number: 9354855011, 1662 254948

Manav Foundation
Address: Manav Foundation Vpo Sorkhi,
Tehsil Hansi, District Hisar, Hansi, Hissar – 125033
Phone number: 1663 238531

Hansi, the most ancient and historical city, is a must visited place during your trip to Haryana. The old entrance gates, palaces, forts etc in the city will really lead you to the glorious past of the country. Even though a developing city, it has all the facilities like transport services, health care services and emergency services etc. So, there is no doubt that you can spend a comfortable vacation here with not much hassle.

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