|• Body||Gram panchayat|
|Elevation||240 m (790 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Spoken Languages||Hindi, Bhili, Bhilali, Nimadi, English, Khatri|
Bagh (Hindi: बाग) is a census town in Dhar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is known for the Bagh Caves, which are late 4th- to 6th-century Buddhist rock-cut chambers with murals. The name of the town stems from the caves - according to local legend there were living tigers (bagh in several languages of India) in these abandoned Buddhist caves.
The town is also known for a type of block prints on fabric, known as Bagh Prints. This art is practiced by the local khatri community & tribal people.
Bagh print is very old print and is a hand block print with natural color. Commonly in it there are two main colors red & black. Red color is prepared with alum whereas black color is prepared with iron oxide (Corrosion of iron). The printing blocks are prepared by fine carving on wooden logs.
Notable people from Bagh
- Mohammed Yusuf Khatri Master Craftsman of Bagh Print he is National & International UNESCO awards winner.
Nearest Airport is Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. which is about 150 km. from Bagh It has a temporary helipad in operation.
- Government School For Excellence (Higher Secondary)
- Government Girls Higher Secondary School
- Government Primary School
- Mahesh Memorial Public Higher Secondary School (CBSE affiliated)
- Persistent Public School
- Sai Parivesh Public School
- City Convent School
- Madhur Convent School
- Jain School
- Maheshwari School
- International School
- Saraswati Shishu vidhya Mandir
- Saraswati Gyan Mandir
Islamic religion education
- Ashrafi Madrasa at Madina Masjid
As of 2001[update] India census, Bagh had a population of 7415. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bagh has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bagh
- "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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