Kalanaur Tourism, India

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According to Imperial Gazetteer of India, Kalanaur was founded by two Muslim brothers named Kala and Noor. According to the historian Mohammad Latif, the town was founded by the Noor tribe of Rajputs who probably migrated from South India. It is also possible that the town took its name from the Kaleshwar temple, consecrated to Shiva, which stands within a local fort. The history is incomplete if without authentication. Kalanaur existed much before 13th. century. It is probably late 7th or early 8th. century that Raja Nakay Rao established its rule over the territory. Later, the Raja of Kalanaur Raja Saheb Rao Sena was one of the 150 Rajas who had participated in both the battles of 1191 & 1192 at Tarain (Thanessar)alongside Prithviraj Chauhan against Mohammad Ghour. He adopted religion of Islam after the defeat and Prithviraj Chauhan was captured and killed by Mohammad Ghour under captivity. They migrated to the hills near Peer Panchaal after becoming Muslims as other Rajput broke relations with this family.History of Jarral Rajputs The History of Jarral rajputs starts from Mahabharata as they were the descendants of Pandavs of Mahabharata from Prince Arjuna.As they are the Chandravanshi rajputs descended from Tomar Rajputs of Delhi. Rana Jira pal who was brother of Rana Beht or Jhet pal ruling Prathisthna or Pathankot who was younger brother of Raja Angpal tomar || of Delhi. As they are named after their apical ancestor Raja Jir rao. After being defeated by Mohd. Ghori they moved to Rajauri and became the king of Rajauri also.


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Facts and Stats for Kalanaur*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kalanaur

    Know the pollution level of Kalanaur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kalanaur - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 89.66 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kalanaur

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kalanaur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 30.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 15.79 USD

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