Guru Har Sahai

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Guru Har Sahai
city
Punjab
Guru Har Sahai
Guru Har Sahai
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°43′01″N 74°24′59″E / 30.717046°N 74.416383°E / 30.717046; 74.416383Coordinates: 30°43′01″N 74°24′59″E / 30.717046°N 74.416383°E / 30.717046; 74.416383
Country  India
State Punjab
District Firozpur
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,000
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 152022
Telephone code 01685

Guru Har Sahai is a city and a municipal council in Firozpur district in the Indian state of Punjab.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Guru Har Sahai had a population of 14,528. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Guru Har Sahai has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 57%. In Guru Har Sahai, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Administration[edit]

Guruharsahai is a village and is thus represented by a Municipality system of governance. A Municipality is the smallest administrative subdivision where each village is responsible for its own affairs, as the foundation of India's political system. The village is represented by a MLA Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi (Congress party, UPA), who is related to family of the Sodhi gurus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.