Jeonara

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Jeonara
जेवनारा
village
Jeonara is located in Madhya Pradesh
Jeonara
Jeonara
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°2′29″N 79°46′40″E / 22.04139°N 79.77778°E / 22.04139; 79.77778Coordinates: 22°2′29″N 79°46′40″E / 22.04139°N 79.77778°E / 22.04139; 79.77778
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Seoni
Elevation 655 m (2,149 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 480667
Telephone code 07692
Nearest city Seoni
Lok Sabha constituency Balaghat
Vidhan Sabha constituency Barghat

Jeonara is a village in the Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh, India.[1]

It is situated at an altitude of 513 metres (1,683 ft) and lies 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) from Barghat, the Tehsil headquarters, and 28 kilometres (17 mi) from Seoni, the district headquarters.

The major profession of the villagers is agriculture. State Highway 26 [SH-26] passes through village which links district headquarters Seoni with neighboring district Balaghat.

History[edit]

The village was owned by local Rahangdale family. Shri Kusa Rahangdale has bought this village and his son Shri Inka Rahangdale planned and reformed it around 1780. The tenth generation of this family is still serving with their high value ancestral public welfare program. Shri Ram Singh Rahangdale has been a prominent personality of this village. His son Shri Gajanand Rahangdale is the chief land owner of the village and is the Chairman of Satyaprerana Vidyamandir committee, which runs school for primary education of poor children. His brother Shri Mahanand Rahangdale is known lawyer and politician and had contested for Barghat constituency in 1998 state elections.

A tributary of the river Wainganga passes by this village, known as Hirri. Wainganga is referred in Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book.

Festivals[edit]

This place is well known in vicinity for its Mahashivratri Mela, a religious gathering of Shiva devotees, every year in February - March. Local Mela Samiti or festival committee takes care of event. The 3 day festival concludes with a bullock cart race.

State Govt Establishments[edit]

Jeonara is well known for madhya pradesh's largest fish seed production farm, operated by State Government. The fish seed supplied to entire Madhya Predesh, some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Village Code Directory: Madhya Pradesh". Retrieved November 19, 2010.