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Ratanpura

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Not to be confused with Ratanpura in the Mau district of Uttar Pradesh.

Ratanpura ('रतनपुरा') is a village in Rajgarh tehsil of Churu district in Rajasthan. This village was established in 1848. It is situated 45 km northeast of Churu city and 17 km southwest of Rajgarh.

Understand[edit]

This village started with a single cottage named for the then Bikaner king, Maharaja Ratan Singh. who secured that cottage from landlord of this area. So name of this village is Ratanpura, named for Maharaja Ratan Singh.

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Ratanpura is situated in the Thar desert and has a hot desert climate with very little rainfall and extreme temperatures. In summer temperatures can exceed 45 °C, and during the winter they may dip below freezing.

The climate in Ratanpura is characterised by significant variations in temperature. In the summer season it is very hot when the temperatures lie in the range of 28–50 °C (82–122 °F). In the winter, it is fairly cold with temperatures lying in the range of −5–23.2 °C (23–73.8 °F).

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It is situated in 45 km northeast direction of Churu city and 17 km southwest of Rajgarh. Its neighbouring villages are Jharsar Chhota, Amarpura, Hadiyal, Dokwa, etc.

By car[edit]

Ratanpura is situated between Rajgarh and Churu on National Highway 65 (NH 65). Buses and taxis are available for Ratanpura from both stations.

By train[edit]

Ratanpura is situated on the main Delhi-Bikaner rail link. The railway station of Ratanpura is known as Hadyal named. It takes around 3–4 hours from Delhi (en route you would cross major stations like Gurgaon, Rewari, Mahendragarh, Loharu). Till 2011 the route had metre gauge track that was converted to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge. Several new trains now connect Ratanpura or Hadyal to major cities Delhi, Bikaner, Jaipur, Lucknow, Degana, Sri Ganganagar, Hisar, Hanumangarh.

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The nearest airports are Delhi Airport (DEL IATA) and Jaipur Airport (JAI IATA).

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