Alot

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Alot
city
Alot is located in Madhya Pradesh
Alot
Alot
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°45′44″N 75°33′36″E / 23.7621400°N 75.5599100°E / 23.7621400; 75.5599100Coordinates: 23°45′44″N 75°33′36″E / 23.7621400°N 75.5599100°E / 23.7621400; 75.5599100
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Ratlam
Elevation 439 m (1,440 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,513
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Alot (Hindi: अलोट) is a town and nagar panchayat in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Alot is located at 23°45′44″N 75°33′36″E / 23.7621400°N 75.5599100°E / 23.7621400; 75.5599100.

Demographics[edit]

Alot has a population of 40,948.[1]

Culture[edit]

Alot is a tehsil palace and small town; it is a tahsil of Ratlam district. Its route on Delhi Bombay railway track. Alot is a main station for Jain thirth; many Jain peoples come there daily for DARSHAN of lord jain swetamber. A small village Vikramarh is also the part of Alot, because some of land of Alot comes in boundary of vikramgarh so the full name of alot is VIKRAMGARH Alot. there are all types train available for all biggest station. Alot is home to the Shipwara temple and Dharola Mahadev temple.[2] The temple of Shiva is more than 5,000 years old. It is said that Hanuman took rest there while picking Sanjivani Booti, leaving a footprint still visible. Every year on Kartik Purnima, Alot holds a mela for a livestock market. There is a popular place for Jainism that is Nageshwar Unhel, about 8 km from the main market. There are other temples "Ramsingh Darbar", "Lakshminarayan Mandir", "Hanuman mandir" and Khedapati Hanuman Mandir. In Alot, there is a very large ground for cricket, the Bajrang Club, and a popular garden, Ambedkar bhavan.

Alot has many religions. Hindus, Muslims and Bohras all live there. It is one of the oldest settlements of Madhya Pradesh and was under the jurisdiction of Dewas before freedom.

Foot Prints of Lord Hanuman in 'Anadi Kalpeshwar Mahadev'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Madhya Pradesh (Census 2001)". City Managers' Association Madhya Pradesh. Retrieved 2010-04-14. 
  2. ^ "Places of Devotion and of Tourist Interest". District Administration. Archived from the original on 11 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-14.