is a small town in Muzaffarnagar District
in the Indian state
of Uttar Pradesh
. It is the birthplace of the famous Islamic scholar Ashraf Ali Thanvi
It is situated on Delhi Saharanpur highway around 120 km from Delhi.
During 1857 Indian Rebellion, in Thana Bhawan, the Sunnis declared Haji Imdadullah their Ameer. In May 1857 the famous Battle of Shamli took place between the forces of Haji Imdadullah and the British.
As of 2001
, Thana Bhawan had a population of 31,183. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Thana Bhawan has an average literacy rate of 47%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 54%, and female literacy is 39%. In Thana Bhawan, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.