Lavkushnagar

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Lavkushnagar
City
Lavkushnagar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Lavkushnagar
Lavkushnagar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°0′30″N 80°20′31″E / 25.00833°N 80.34194°E / 25.00833; 80.34194Coordinates: 25°0′30″N 80°20′31″E / 25.00833°N 80.34194°E / 25.00833; 80.34194
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chhatarpur
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,186
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 471515

Lavkushnagar, formerly known as Laundi (Hindi:लौंड़ी), is a town/city/tehshil and a nagar panchayat in Chhatarpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is about 55 km away from Chhatarpur and 37 km. from the temple town Khajuraho. The Urmil and Kail Rivers flow through this town. The Civil Airport Khajuraho and Dumra, Harpalpur and Khajuraho Railway Station located nearby, links it to some major towns and cities of Madhya Pradesh. It also has a Civil Court, a Sub Jail and a Police Station too.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Laundi had a population of 20,186. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Laundi has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 52%. In Laundi, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Literacy[edit]

64.9%

Colleges[edit]

  • Govt. College.
  • Parmanand art college.
  • Srajan college.
  • R.K. college.

Schools[edit]

  • Govt. School of Excellence (10+2),Mahoba Road.

Principal: Mr. Bhagwan Das Trivedi

  • Govt. Higher Secondary School.
  • Govt. Kanya Higher Secondary School
  • Shri Vigyan Higher Secondary School (10+2),Chandla Road.

Principal: Mr. Keshav Soni

  • Avdhoot Higher Secondary School (10+2),Chandla Road.
  • Gyan Bharti High School, Chaurasia Muhal.

Principal: Smt. KumKum Chaurasia

  • G.P.Higher Secondary school, chhatapur road.
  • Swami Parmanand High School,Tallaiya Muhal.

Principal: Mr. Vishnu Singh Sengar

  • Swami vivekananda English medium school.
  • star little English medium school
  • Ideal Public English medium school
  • Sarswati Shishu Mandir Luvkush Nagar

Computer Institutes[edit]

  • AISECT

Animation & Media[edit]

  • Ink Imagine - Multimedia Training & Production.
  • smart value/SVPSL

Places to Visit[edit]

  • Famous temple of Shri Mata Bambar Baini is located on a hill in Lavkushnagar.
  • Mata Anjini Mandir(Tample)behind boys higher secondary school
  • Major tourist attractions in the vicinity include Ken Gharial Sanctuary, Pandava Waterfall, and Shilpgram, which are easily accessible from Lavkushnagar..

Transport[edit]

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.