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Badnagar (Hindi: बड़नगर) is a city, and a municipality in Ujjain district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.It is located 45 km from Ujjain & 72 km from Indore.it is situated on the bank of river chamla.
As of 2001[update] India census, Badnagar had a population of 40,951. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Badnagar has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
badnagar is well connected by road and rail with cities like ujjain, indore and ratlam. daily bus as well as broadgauge train services are avialable from badnagar.nearest airport is indore airport.
Badnagar is also the birthplace of great Indian poet Kavi Pradeep.he is most famous for his song like Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo. which he wrote after sino-indo war. Another famous poet from here is Ibrahim Ashque the lyricist of hit movies of Rakesh Roshan like Kaho Na Pyar Hain and Koi Mil Gaya. Badnagar is also famous for its dish like Kachori, Rabdi, kale gulab jamun and Bhutte ke Laddu. former indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee spent some of his childhood time in badnagar.
In badnagar both english and hindi medium schools are avialable.there are good english medium schools exist in badnagar like jain public shool which is a cbse affiliated school. other good english medium schools are st.thomas.h.sec.school, lotus convent school etc. there are two college in badnagar govt college barnagar and navyug college.
Opposite of other small indian town badnagar has very good medical facalities. some well known hospitals are geeta hospital,ashok hospital, city hospital, etc. many people from nearby cities come badnagar for cheap medical treatment of kidney stone and other surgeries.
The train station was featured in the movie Jab We Met (2007) when Aditya Kashyap and Geet miss the train after getting down.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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