Bhainsa

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Bhainsa
భైంసా
भैंसा

महिषा
Municipality
Bhainsa is located in Telangana
Bhainsa
Bhainsa
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 19°06′00″N 77°58′00″E / 19.1000°N 77.9667°E / 19.1000; 77.9667Coordinates: 19°06′00″N 77°58′00″E / 19.1000°N 77.9667°E / 19.1000; 77.9667
Country India
State Telangana
District Adilabad
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Member of Parliament Godam Nagesh
 • Member Of the Legislative Assembly Vittal Reddy
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Area rank 4th in district
Elevation 363 m (1,191 ft)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 49,764
 • Rank 7th in district
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration TS-01
Lok Sabha constituency Adilabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mudhole

Bhainsa or (previously known as Mahisha) is a Municipal town in Adilabad district of Telangana, India. Major crops include cotton,[2] paddy, maize, vegetables and sugarcane.

Geography[edit]

Bhainsa is located at 19°06′00″N 77°58′00″E / 19.1000°N 77.9667°E / 19.1000; 77.9667.[3] It has an average elevation of 363 meters (1194 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Bhainsa had a population of 49,764. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bhainsa has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of the females literate. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Language[edit]

Major Languages spoken in this area are Telugu, followed by Hindi, English, Marathi.

Festivals[edit]

Main article: Bathukamma

Bathukamma is a festival celebrated by the Hindu women of Telangana. It is followed by Boddemma in the month of September–October. Bathukamma is a beautiful flower stack,arranged with seasonal flowers, in seven concentric layers, of potter’s clay like a cone. Bathuku in Telugu means live/life, and Amma means mother; is celebrated for the glory, later denoted as Goddess Gauri – the patron goddess of womanhood.

Other festivals include Bonalu, Rama Navami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Navarathri, Dussehra, Diwali, Holi, Raksha bandhan, Gokulashtami, Makara Sankranti,Ugadi,

etc.,

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ The Indian journal of agricultural economics. Indian Society of Agricultural Economics. 1 January 1997. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics.Bhainsa