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Not to be confused with Bhander Plateau.
Bhander is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°44′N 78°45′E / 25.73°N 78.75°E / 25.73; 78.75Coordinates: 25°44′N 78°45′E / 25.73°N 78.75°E / 25.73; 78.75
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Datia
Elevation 211 m (692 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,667
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bhander is a town and a nagar palika in Datia district in the state of Madhya Pradesh.


Bhander is located at 25°44′N 78°45′E / 25.73°N 78.75°E / 25.73; 78.75.[1] It has an average elevation of 211 metres (692 feet). Bhandar or Bhander is another village in Rajasthan in Pali district and in tehsil Bali.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Bhander had a population of 20,667. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhander has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 76% and female literacy of 59%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Bhander as a legislative assembly constituency has always been under reserved category. Bhander has a significant share of Yadav and Brahmin caste.

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

1951 128 Bhander Rama Bakaram Lanjewar M INC

1962 14 Bhander (SC) Raja Ram Singh M INC

1967 19 Bhander (SC) K. Lal M BJS

1972 19 Bhander (SC) Chaturbhuj Morya M BJS

1977 21 Bhander (SC) Nand Lal Saroniya M JNP

1980 21 Bhander (SC) Kamlapat Arya M INC(I)

1985 21 Bhander (SC) Radhesham Chandoriya M INC

1990 21 Bhander (SC) Pooram Singh Palaiya M BJP

1993 21 Bhander (SC) Keshri Choudhary M INC

1998 21 Bhander (SC) Er. Phool Singh Baraiya M BSP

2003 21 Bhander (SC) Dr. Kamlapat Arya M BJP

2008 21 Bhander (SC) Asha Ram Ahirwar M BJP

2013 21 Bhander (SC) Ghanshyam Pironiya M BJP


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bhander
  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.