Rewari

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Rewari () is a city and a municipal council in Rewari district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is located in south-west Haryana around 82&nbsp;km from the Delhi and 51&nbsp;km from Gurgaon.

Rewari, the land of Yaduvanshi Ahirs/Yadavs, is a city of historical importance. Being a part of the Brahmavarta, the place where Vedic Sanskriti was developed, its history is told in Indian epics like Rigveda and Mahabharat.

The last Hindu emperor of medieval period 'Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya' was from Rewari. Popular as Hemu in history, he had won 22 battles continuously, without losing any from Punjab to Bengal against Afghans and Mughals. He established 'Hindu Raj' in North India in 1556 for a short duration after 350 years of foreign rule.

Though all the Hindu festivals are celebrated in Rewari, Barsana type Holi and the festival of Teej are of special importance. As in the nearby state of Rajasthan, Teej is celebrated annually in Rewari on the third day of the bright moon fortnight of the Shravan month (July‚ÄďAugust).

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During the Mahabharata period, a king named Rewat had a daughter named Rewati . The father used to call her Rewa, and founded a city named after her, "Rewa Wadi." When Rewa married Balram, elder...
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