Sub Divisions
District has Three Sub Divisions.

1. Narnaul
2. Mahendragarh
3. Kanina

Tehsils / Sub Tehsils
District has Five Tehsils and One Sub Tehsil.
Sub Division
Tehsils
Sub Tehsils
Narnaul
1. Narnaul
2. Nangal Chaudhary
3. Ateli
Mahendragarh
4. Mahendragarh
1. Satnali
Kanina 5. Kanina  
Blocks
District has eight blocks.
Sub Division
Blocks
Narnaul
1. Narnaul
2. Nangal Chaudhary
3. Ateli
4. Sihma
5. Nizampur
Mahendragarh
6. Mahendragarh
7. Satnali
Kanina 8. Kanina
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Towns
District has two towns.

1.Narnaul
2.Mahendragarh

Narnaul seems to be an ancient town but its origin and ancient name are still shrouded in mystery. According to legend Narnaul town belongs to Mahabharta period, then known as Nar Rashtra. It is narrated in the Mahabharta that enroute to the Chambal Valley from Hastinapur, the youngest Pandava brother, Sahdev, gained control over this town. According to another tale the town was founded after clearing dense forests abounding with lions. Hence it came to be known as Nahar-naul (the fear of lions) or Nahar-haul (abode of lions) and gradually came to be known as Narnaul. Some people say that while digging the foundation of this town a nag (serpent) and a naol (mongoose) came out fighting. The people named the town as Nagnaol after this incident and later on it came to be known as Narnaul. According to yet another legend, Raja Laun of Bikaner who got this town built named it after the name of his wife, Narlaun.

Old History of the Town

In the beginning, the town was controlled by Jogis who performed many miracles. Till the advent of Islam, Rathor Rajputs ruled the town and the adjoining areas. A Muslim saint Hazarat Turkman came and settled here in the third decade of twelfth century. The Rathors had many skirmishes with the companions of Turkman, who himself was killed in 1137. Turkman is worshipped, as a martyr by the Muslims. His tomb, in the heart of the town, had been visited by thousands of Muslim pilgrims in the past. From the time of Iltutmish Narnaul came again under the control of Muslims. But it had also been a scene of plunder many times at the hands of neighbouring Muslim Jagirdars.

Narnaul was also closely associated with the Sur-Afghans. Sher Shah’s grand father, Ibrahim Khan, came here first. He got the town of Narnaul and surrounding villages from the then administrator of Firoze-i-Hisar to meet the expenses of his forty horse men. After his death Hasan Khan, father of Sher Shah Suri, the supplanter of Humayun, became the Jagirdar of Narnaul. After the Second Battle of Panipat, Akbar gifted this Jagir to Shah Quli Khan Mahram who arrested Hemu, the famous warrior general of Rewari.

At Akbar's time Narnaul had a mint (Taksal). To effect reforms in mint, Akbar visited Narnaul along with Raja Todar Mal and Khawaja Shah Mansur. The Jalali coin was issued by Akbar from Narnaul Birbal also used to visit this town. Birbal's Chatta stands tiU this day reminding the visits of Birbal, one of the nine jewels (Nav Rattan) of the great Mughal, Akbar. During the time of Aurangzeb, the Satnami Sadhus revolted against the suppression caused by the Muslim Jagirdar. The revolt took the form of a serious communal riot. Satnamis after killing the Muslim Faujdar occupied the town. The imperial forces stationed here took to their heels. To quell this riot Aurangzeb himself had to come with a large contingent.

With the disintegration of Mughal empire after the death of Aurangzeb, 4 Thakur of Jaipur annexed Narnaul but soon he lost it to the French General, De-Boigne. Later Murtza Khan Bharaich got the Jagirdari of Narnaul. In his lineage Abdur Rahman, Nawab of Jhajjar raised a banner of revolt against the British in 1857. After the First War of Indian Independence, 1857, he along with some co-patriots was hanged. Narnaul was there after gifted to the ruler of Patiala, Narender Singh, for rendering loyal services to the Britishers.

Narnaul according to Latif's Safarnama was a blessed place from which the world (aalme), i.e. the whole country benefited. It was an unparalleled place on earth, (chashm afrida chuneen gai na deeda). It was the cleanest place and its cleanliness was preserved with jealousy by keeping exceptional care and watch thereabout. Latif compares the city with heaven itself. Latif, a noted scholar stayed here during l7th century for three days and nights and felt extremely happy on having a chance to do so. Quli Khan built a beautiful garden also near the palace. Latif compares this garden with Bagh-e-Aram (garden of paradise).

Narnaul is replete with historical monuments like Ibrahim Khan Suri's tomb, tomb of Shah Wilayat, Sarai Mukand Das, Pobianwali mosque, Dargah Sheikh Miran, Takhat Wati Baoli, Shah Quli Khans tomb, Hargopal tatab, Shah Quli Khan's Jal Mahal, Paltian-Ki-Masjid and Chhatta Rai Mukand or Chhatta Birbal and some temples.

 
 
 
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