Location in Haryana, India
|Coordinates: 28.22°N 76.95°E|
|• Type||Bhartiya janta party|
|• Body||Sanjay singh ( BJP)|
|Elevation||262 m (860 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Mewati|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-HR|
|Vehicle registration||HR 96|
Taoru Tomb complex
Taoru Tomb Complex or Tauru Tomb Complex is a 3.5 acres (1.4 ha) walled tomb complex with 7 tombs, 2 of which has been restored by INTACH and Ansal University's Sushant School of Art and Architecture, of Tuglaq, Lodhi and Mughal architecture. It is rare in Delhi NCR region where multiple architectural styles of different eras are found in one complex itself. The 1828 CE The Imperial Gazetteer of India of East India Company calls this area Lesser Balochistan, a likely reference to arrival of people from Balochistan during Lodhi era who might have been the rulers of Ferozepur Jhirka (a state which exited at least since Lodhi era which was later abolished by the British Raj in 1858 after the Rebellion of 1857) built these tombs during the successive dynasties. The largest tomb belongs to a Baloch. The complex located on Taoru-Sohna section of NH 919 is only 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from the Delhi-Jaipur NH48. It is 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Gurgaon and 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Delhi.
It is reached by road from Dharuhera town of Rewari district that lies on NH 48 and from Sohna town of Gurgaon district. The Rewari-Dharuhera-Bhiwadi-Taoru-Sohna-Palwal road is called National Highway 919 (NH 919). Western Peripheral Expressway to Manesar or Palwal is approx 5 km from Taoru on NH 919.
As of 2001 India census, Taoru had a population of 17,227. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Taoru has an average literacy rate of 86.5%, higher than the national average of 69.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 85%. In Taoru, 17% of the population is under 8 years of age.
Villages in Taoru tehsil
There are 84 villages in Taoru tehsil, namely:
Sikharpur, Buraka, Bhajlaka, Silkho, Chila, Sala-ka, Mala-ka, Mohmadpur, Pethredi, Hasanpur, Panchgaon, Chilawli, Charoda, Masit, Dhelamki, Nurpur, Bawla, Mandarka, Nanuka, Kangarka, Subasedi, Bhogipur, Didhara, Nijampur, Kalarpuri, Raniaki, Sewka, Gunawat, Chundika, Sunari, Khoire, Chote Khoire, Rathiwas, Uton, Jaurasi, Jhamwas, Fatepar, Kalwadi, Pada, Sekhpur, Gudha, Gudhi, Subras, Nanduki, Nihalgarh, Gogjaka, Goyla, Kalyaki, Sundh, Bhango, Jafrabad, Beri, Chahalka, Kharak Jalalpur, Khad Khadi, Rahadi, Nai Nangla, Dhulawat, Padheni, Khedki, Baghanki, Kota, Bissar, Sarai, Dadu, Dawla Pati, etc.
There are some private and government-run schools in Taoru.hind high school,janta high school,govt senior secondary School,Green dales pubilc school,spring Daisy public school, One of these is Mewat Model School Taoru, which is run by Mewat Development Agency with the aim of eradicating various social issues such as poverty and social backwardness in the Mewat region.
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