Kasrawad

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Kasrawad
कसरावद
city
Kasrawad is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kasrawad
Kasrawad
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°08′N 75°36′E / 22.13°N 75.6°E / 22.13; 75.6Coordinates: 22°08′N 75°36′E / 22.13°N 75.6°E / 22.13; 75.6
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Khargone
Elevation 169 m (554 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,035
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kasrawad is a town and nagar panchayat in Khargone district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Kasrawad is located at 22°08′N 75°36′E / 22.13°N 75.6°E / 22.13; 75.6.[1] It has an average elevation of 169 metres (554 feet) and is 17 km in east from National Highway 3 (Agra to Mumbai) and about 100 km from Indore. The town is only 5 km away from the northern banks of the Holy Narmada River.

Economy[edit]

Maheshwar near Kasravad is noted as a center for weaving colorful cotton saris, with distinctive designs involving stripes, checks and floral borders. Additionally, other material used for making kurts etc. are also made here.

Cotton, soybeans, red chili peppers and bananas are main crops in this area. The Kasrawad and surrounding areas are developing very rapidly. A thread manufacturing unit has been established in Bhilgaon village 4 km from Kasrawad. Bhilgaon was earlier known as Bhileshwar. There are many smaller villages around Kasrawad and folks from theses smaller villages come here for their shopping and medical needs.there are national company like bio-re n rajeko form

Culture[edit]

There are lots of places to visit in Kasrawad: the Bhavani Mata Temple, ancient Kailask kund and Baba ki Mazar on Gangleshwar parvat are a few. Every year the Gangaleshver Fair is organised by Nagar Panchayat during the winter months. There is a cinema hall "New Nimar Talkies" in the town. Kasrawad is famous for its Band parties.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kasrawad had a population of 19,035. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kasrawad has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 48%. In Kasrawad, 16% of the population is under the age of 6 years.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kasrawad
  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.