Many people visit Hoshiarpur to find out about their past, present and future in every birth they have or had taken in the past. Its eastern face consists of the westward slope of the Solar Singhi Hills; parallel with that ridge, a line of lower heights belonging to the Siwalik Range traverses the district from south to north, while between the two chains stretches a valley of uneven width, known as the Jaswan Dun. Said to be Founded by Jaijjat rishi around 11th century at the Shivalik foothills, Jaijon was a flourishing trade centre. It is a small town. In rural areas of Hoshiarpur district, sex ratio is 973 females per 1000 males. The total length of the highway is 101 kilometres. There are many Deras in this district. According to the Chinese pilgrim, Hieun Tsang, the area of Hoshiarpur was dominated by a tribe of Chandrabansi Rajputs, who maintained an independent existence for centuries before the Muhammadan conquest. Jaijon still has a small old railway station from the British Era. it was predominantly inhabited by Gujjar and Dogars of Kashmir Region during the reign of Sikh Empire. Recent excavations at various sites in the district have revealed that the entire area near the Shivalik foothills was selected for habitation not only by the early Paleolithic man but also by those in the protohistoric and historic periods. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Hoshiarpur district comprises 4 sub-divisions, 10 community development blocks, 9 urban local bodies and 1417 villages. Population According to 2011 census, the total population of Hoshiarpur district is 1586625. The term "Doaba" or "Doab" is derived from Persian "دو آب" meaning "land of two rivers". These officers are from various Punjab state services. Hoshiarpur District is a district of Punjab state in northern India.Hoshiarpur, one of the oldest districts of Punjab, is located in the North-east part of the Punjab state and shares common boundaries with Gurdaspur district in the north-west, Jalandhar and Kapurthala districts in south-west, Kangra and Una districts of Himachal Pradesh in the north-east. According to the 2011 census Hoshiarpur district has a population of 1,586,625, [6] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon [7] or the US state of Idaho. According to the 2011 census Hoshiarpur district has a population of 1,586,625,[6] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[7] or the US state of Idaho. [11] It is the only district in Punjab currently receiving funds from the Backward regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[11]. and a population of 1,586,625 persons as per census 2011. [9][10], In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Hoshiarpur one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is a small town. Cotton fabrics are manufactured, and sugar, rice, other grains and indigo are among the exports. Nagrota Surian is 45.2 km from the district headquarters Dharamshala. Dasuya is mentioned in epic of Mahabharata as the seat of Raja Virata in whose services the Pandavas remained for thirteen years during their exile. It as also known as the soccer-town of India given the craze of football among the people of Mahilpur town and its surrounding villages. The District Govt. The Hoshiarpur-I and Hoshiarpur-II have 48 percent Scheduled Castes population. The area of present Hoshiarpur District was also part of Indus Valley Civilization. It is believed that Guru Nanak attained enlightenment after taking a bath in the Kali Bein. The district has a population density of 683 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,770/sq mi). If child sex ratio data of Hoshiarpur district is considered, figure is 865 girls per 1000 boys. Hoshiarpur is also highly popular for old astrological facts where it is said to be that old documents where past, present and future birth of every person is written in detail, are safely kept at this place. Hoshiarpur District is a district of Punjab state in northern India. Accordingly, the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Sikh War, in 1848 found the disaffected chieftains ready for rebellion. and a population of 1,586,625 persons as per census 2011.[2]. Majha is a region located in the central parts of the historical Punjab region split between India and Pakistan. Among the numerous ancient cultural centers in Hoshiarpur was town Jaijon. In Mahilpur block the proportion of Scheduled Castes population is 44 percent and in Bhunga block it is 41 percent while in the remaining blocks the proportion of Scheduled Castes population is less than 40 percent. Most inhabitants of the region speak the Majhi dialect, which is the basis of the standard register of the Punjabi language. Recent excavations at various sites in the district have revealed that the entire area near the Shivalik foothills was selected for habitation not only by the early Paleolithic man but also by those in the protohistoric and historic periods. Its upper portion is crossed by the Sohan torrent, while the Sutlej sweeps into its lower end through a break in the hills, and flows in a southerly direction until it turns the flank of the central range, and debouches westwards upon the plains. The late Ayurveda scholar Pandit Govind Ram Vatsyayan and the late Sanskrit laureate Acharya Vishwanath belonged to Jaijon. The district headquarter of Hoshiarpur is the city of the same name. In 1815 Maharaja Ranjit Singh, forced the ruler of Jaswan to resign his territories in exchange for an estate on feudal tenure; three years later the raja of Datarpur met with similar treatment. In Mahilpur block the proportion of Scheduled Castes population is 44 percent and in Bhunga block it is 41 percent while in the remaining blocks the proportion of Scheduled Castes population is less than 40 percent. The deposed rajas of Datarpur and Jaswan received cash pensions from the new rulers, but expressed bitter disappointment at not being restored to their former sovereign position. The deposed rajas of Datarpur and Jaswan received cash pensions from the new rulers, but expressed bitter disappointment at not being restored to their former sovereign position. It is also one of the bigger sites belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization. The district has an area of 3365 km2. Many people visit Hoshiarpur to find out about their past, present and future in every birth they have or had taken in the past. Hoshiarpur along with the districts of Nawanshehar, Kapurthala and parts of Jalandhar represents one of the cultural region of Punjab called Doaba or the Bist Doab - the tract of land between two rivers namely Beas and Sutlej. At present, Hoshiarpur has an area of 3198.2 km². It was founded, according to tradition, during the early part of the fourteenth century. Towns and Cities In Hoshiarpur The District of Hoshiarpur comprises four sub-divisions, ten development blocks, eight municipal councils and one notified area committee, as listed below: Last edited on 17 November 2020, at 22:14, Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901, "Hoshiarpur District Population Census 2011-2019, Punjab literacy sex ratio and density", "State-wise, District-wise List of Blocks with >40% but less than 50% SC population", "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme", "THE GREAT REVOLUTIONARY BABU MANGU RAM MUGOWALIA", http://pbplanning.gov.in/pdf/MPLAD%20MPR%2031-5-2010.pdf, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hoshiarpur_district&oldid=989249365, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Said to be Founded by Jaijjat rishi around 11th century at the Shivalik foothills, Jaijon was a flourishing trade centre. Hoshiarpur, one of the oldest districts of Punjab, is located in the North-east part of the Punjab state and shares common boundaries with Gurdaspur district in the north-west, Jalandhar and Kapurthala districts in south-west, Kangra and Una districts of Himachal Pradesh in the north-east. These officers are from various Punjab state services. Doaba also known as Bist Doab, is the region of Punjab, India that lies between the Beas River and the Sutlej River. The country around Hoshiarpur formed part of the old kingdom of Katoch in Jalandhar. Accordingly, the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Sikh War, in 1848 found the disaffected chieftains ready for rebellion. Dasuya is mentioned in epic of Mahabharata as the seat of Raja Virata in whose services the Pandavas remained for thirteen years during their exile. Rice is largely grown, in the marshy flats along the banks of the Beas. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territories of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Chandigarh to the east, the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest.