Betma

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Betma
बेटमा
Town
Betma is located in Madhya Pradesh
Betma
Betma
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°41′N 75°37′E / 22.68°N 75.62°E / 22.68; 75.62Coordinates: 22°41′N 75°37′E / 22.68°N 75.62°E / 22.68; 75.62
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Indore
Tehsil Depalpur
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,529
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postal Index Number 453001

Betma is a town and a nagar panchayat in Indore district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

History[edit]

Betma is an old town of Malwa region. As per the records, a memento in form of Tamra patra (Copper Plate) is presented to Raja Bhoja in Year 1020-1056, by the people of Betma.[citation needed] It is believed that Sikh Guru Nanak Dev, during his second Udasi, stayed in Betma for six months.In The age of mughal era Betma was Qanungoh(kanungo) Dastoor holded by local kanoongo's jagirdars by caste they were kastariya kayastha . in holkers time chouhan rajput appointed revenue agent (ugai thekedar) by the agent of holkars wagh mansabdar and qanungo of Betma they were decentliy enjoyed their work in campany raj and British India also..


The meaning of Betma is bet= baith (sit), ma=Mother (बैठमा) जो धीरे-धीरे बोलने मैं समय कस साथ- साथ बेटमा हो गया है. . (महेंद्र सिंह गेहलोत, इंदौर रोड बेटमा द्वारा)

Education[edit]

Primary and secondary education in Betma is offered by various schools which are affiliated to either Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education or CBSE.

Geography[edit]

Betma is located at 22°41′N 75°37′E / 22.68°N 75.62°E / 22.68; 75.62.[1] It has an average elevation of 541 metres (1774 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Betma had a population of 12,529. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest[edit]

(1) Betma Sahib Gurudwara is of historical significance for Sikhs. It is believed that Guru Nanak Dev Ji visited this place.

(2) "Aman Chama Mata" mandir is also is a historical significance of Hindu devotees. All religions worship here. It is main center of betma nagar, here people celebrated a huge dushera festival in all over mp.

(3) "Saeyad Sarkar" a Sufi Saint and Spiritual guru resides in village Daulta Bad 10 km away on Depalpur road from Betma. People of different religion from all parts of India visit him to gain spiritual knowledge and blessings.

(4) "Isa Ji Shaheed " is a historical significance of Dawoodi Bohra's . Peoples of other religions also worship there to gain the blessings of "Isa Ji Shaheed ". "Dargah e Isa Ji Shaheed" is situated in Lakhera Bakhal in Betma.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Betma
  2. ^ "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.