Rewa, Madhya Pradesh

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This article is about the municipality in Madhya Pradesh, India. For its namesake district, see Rewa District.
Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
रेवा
Rewa, Madhya Pradesh is located in Madhya Pradesh
Rewa, Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates: 24°32′N 81°18′E / 24.53°N 81.3°E / 24.53; 81.3Coordinates: 24°32′N 81°18′E / 24.53°N 81.3°E / 24.53; 81.3
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rewa
Elevation 304 m (997 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,365,106
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Bagheli
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 486001 HPO
Telephone code 7662
Vehicle registration MP-17

Rewa (Hindi: रेवा, About this sound pronunciation ) is a city in the north-eastern part Madhya Pradesh state in India. It is the administrative center of Rewa District and Rewa Division. It is the former capital of the princely state of Rewa and the former state of Vindhya Pradesh. The city lies about 420 kilometres (261 mi) northeast of the state capital Bhopal and 130 kilometres (81 mi) south of the city of Allahabad. Rewa derives its name from another name for the Narmada River. Rewa is very near to Allahabad, Sidhi, Satna and Maihar. Rewa is much famous for its harmony.

Climate[edit]

Rewa has A humid subtropical climate, with cold, misty winters, a hot summer and a humid monsoon season. Summers start in late March and go on till mid-June, the average temperature being around 30 °C (86 °F), with the peak of summer in May, when the highs regularly exceed 40 °C (104 °F). The monsoon starts in late June and ends in late September. These months see about 34 inches (860 mm) of precipitation. The average temperature is around 25 °C (77 °F) and the humidity is quite high. Temperatures rise again up to late October when winter starts, which lasts up to early March. Winters in Rewa are cold and misty with average temperatures around 15 °C (58 °F) and little rain. The winter peaks in January when temperatures may drop close to freezing on some nights. The total annual rainfall is about 980 mm (39 inches).

Climate data for Rewa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 21
(70)
24
(75)
31
(88)
37
(99)
39
(102)
37
(99)
32
(90)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
27
(81)
22
(72)
30.3
(86.7)
Average low °C (°F) 8
(46)
10
(50)
18
(64)
25
(77)
28
(82)
29
(84)
27
(81)
27
(81)
26
(79)
22
(72)
14
(57)
9
(48)
20.3
(68.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.71)
15
(0.59)
8
(0.31)
5
(0.2)
8
(0.31)
97
(3.82)
300
(11.81)
295
(11.61)
175
(6.89)
46
(1.81)
8
(0.31)
5
(0.2)
980
(38.57)
[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011, Rewa had a population of about 2,363,744.[1] out of which 1,224,918 are males and 1,138,826 are females. Rewa has an average literacy rate of 73.42, male literacy is 83.67%, and female literacy is 62.49%. In Rewa, 14.41% of the population is under 6 years old.[2]

History[edit]

The district derives its name from Rewa town, the district headquarters, which is another name for Narmada river. The district with present boundary came into existence in 1950 after the promulgation of the Provinces and states (Transfer of ENCLAVES) order 1950. Prior to August 1947 the district along with the Raghurajnagar tahsil of the erstwhile Rewa state correspended to the north Rewa district of that state . The territones now included in the district were held by the imperral Maurya dynasty which ruled in the 3rd century B.C. In the advent of the Kalchurls from the 9th to the end of 12th century. The Baghela king driven eastwards by Ulugh Khan, brother of the emperor Alauddin in the 13th century appeared in this Baghela kings till the abdication of the Crown by the last successor of the dynasty, Martand Singh.after the country became independent, the Rewa ruler accede to the Union of India. The present Rewa district came into existence in 1950. The first white tiger was founded here.

Institutions[edit]

Rewa is home to many schools and colleges, including APSUniversity, Govt. T.R.S.College and the Rewa Engineering College(Previously Government Engineering College), Rewa. It is also home to two government medical colleges, Sanjay Gandhi Hospital and Mahatma Gandhi Hospital. Also crowned with Agricultural College and Veterinary College. Apart from that Kendriya Vidyalaya school (Central School), Sainik School and Navodaya Schools also add to its rich education stream.

English Medium Schools[edit]

  • Jyoti Higher secondary School, Chuna Bhatta, Rewa
  • Frommans Memorial Higher Secondary School, Rewa
  • E.C.I Higher Secondary School, Arjun Nagar, Rewa
  • Bal BHarti Senior School, Sirmour Chauraha, Rewa
  • Rajhans School, Sirmaur Chauraha, Rewa
  • GYaansthali School, Sirmour Chauraha, Rewa

Hindi Medium School[edit]

  • Swarawati Higher Secondary School, Nirala Nagar, Rewa
  • Swarawati Higher Secondary School, Nehru NAgar, Rewa
  • Swarawati Higher Secondary School, Jail Marg, Rewa
  • Govt School kramank 1,2 Bhoviya Tanki, Rewa

Special School[edit]

  • Sainik School, Civil Line, Rewa [Only one school in MP]
  • Kendriya Vidyalay, College Chauraha, Rewa


Educational University & Institutes[edit]

Undergraduate college[edit]

  • MLCT REWA
  • sic computer college
  • Vindhyanchal College, Rewa
  • Mangalam College, Rewa
  • Rambai Smrit College, Rewa
  • Shriyout College, Rewa
  • CSS College, Rewa
  • SKTS College, Rewa
  • Arun Tiwari S College, Rewa
  • Janta College, Janeh, Rewa
  • ICVS College, Rewa
  • SGS College, Rewa
  • Janta College, Gurh, Rewa
  • RBS College, Rewa
  • SRP College, Rewa
  • Degree College, Rewa
  • Sudarshan College, Rewa
  • NS College, Rewa
  • Government New Science College, Rewa
  • Government College, Raipur Karchulian, Rewa
  • Government College, Nai Garhi, Rewa
  • Government College, Gurh, Rewa
  • Government Sahid Kedarnath College, Rewa
  • Government Swami Vivekanand College, Rewa
  • Government Model Science Autonomous College, Rewa
  • Government Girls College, Rewa
  • Government TRS Autonomous College, Rewa
  • Shilpi Institute of Engineering and Real estate, Rewa
  • Sir Ramanand Shukla college of Bunk Technology, Rewa
  • Kamlesh Singh Patel Institute of Toilet Design, Rewa
  • Kartikeya Singh school of Moral Studies, Rewa
  • Aafreen Singh Ansari Heart Institute, Rewa

Engineering Colleges[edit]

  • Government Engineering College, Rewa
  • Rewa Institute of Technology, Rewa
  • Jawaharlal Nehru college of Technology, Rewa

Law colleges[edit]

  • Government SKN (PG) College, Rewa
  • Janta College, Rewa
  • Swami Neelkanth Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • Shri Yut Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • Mangalam Law College, Rewa
  • Vidhyan Chal Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Vidhi Mahavidyalaya, Rewa
  • TRS College, Rewa
  • Crime Master Law institute, Rewa

Govt University And Distance education Centre[edit]

  • Awadesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa

Other[edit]

  • YPS PG College, Rewa
  • Government SS Medical College, Rewa
  • Government Ayurvedic College, Rewa
  • Government Education College, Rewa

Transportation[edit]

Rewa is connected to Satna through the 50 km Satna-Rewa branch line. Satna falls on the Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line. Nearby highways include NH 7, NH 27, and NH 75. The nearest airports are at Khajuraho, Allahabad, Jabalpur and Varanasi. Rewa has an air strip at Churhata, approximately 7 km from the city centre off NH 7. It is connected through Air Connect (small size aircraft) from Bhopal.

Train no. Train Name From To Arrives Departs
11451 Intercity Exp Jabalpur Rewa 21:40 ends
11452 Intercity Exp Rewa Jabalpur starts 06:00
12185 Revanchal Exp Habibganj Rewa 08:00 ends
12186 Rewanchal Exp Rewa Habibganj starts 20:05
12427 New Delhi Sup E Rewa Anand Vihar TRM starts 16:00
12428 Anvt Rewa Exp Anand Vihar TRM Rewa 11:00 ends
11703 REWA INDB EXP Rewa Indore Jn Bg starts 05:00
11704 REWA EXPRESS Indore Jn Bg Rewa 22:30 ends
51701 JBP REWA PASS Jabalpur Rewa 13:10 ends
51702 REWA JBP PASS Rewa Jabalpur starts 13:45
51753 REWA CHRM F PAS Rewa Chirimiri starts 18:00
51754 CHRM REWA F PGR Chirimiri Rewa 04:40 ends
58229 BSP REWA FST PG Bilaspur Jn Rewa 06:40 ends
58230 REWA BSP F PASS Rewa Bilaspur Jn starts 21:00
09572 Rewa-Rjt Spl Rewa Rajkot Jn starts 14:50
09571 Rajkot Rewa Spl Rajkot Jn Rewa 14:20 ends

Political representatives[edit]

Shree Janardan Mishra Member of Parliament 10- Rewa
Divya Raj Singh M.L.A 68- Sirmour
Shri Sukhendra Singh "Banna" M.L.A 71- Mauganj
Smt. Sheela Tyagi M.L.A 73- Mangawan
Shri Rajendra Shukla State Minister Energy,Public Relation & Mineral Resources, 74- Rewa
Shri Sundar Lal Tiwari M.L.A. 75- Gurh
Smt. Maya S. Patel President, Jila Panchayat Rewa
Shri Shivendra S. Patel Mayor, Nagar Nigam Rewa
Shri Ripudaman Singh President, Nagar Nigam Rewa
Shri Rahul G. Gautam Vice-President, Jila Panchayat Rewa

People[edit]

Places to visit[edit]

Bhairon Baba

Points of interest in the city include Rewa Fort and Museum, Shilpi Plaza, APS University Stadium, House of Kartikeya Singh & Afreen Ansari, Lalgaon House(KING), The Gulabi Kila of the king Apramey of S.Infra, the Venkat Bhawan and Shiva Temple,Yoga ashram of baba Kant Mani Sharma, Lovely green ecology of "BABA JI KA GARDEN" and the Rani Talab Temple and Water Tank. The surrounding area is home to the Bansagar Dam, many waterfalls, and a giant statue of Shiva called "Bhairon Baba". Travelers are voting Baghela Museum, Bansagar Dam and Hotel Rewa Raj Vilas as the best of 7 tourist attractions in Rewa. There are14 tourist attractions in Maihar a city just 38 km from Rewa and 1 tourist attraction in Chitrakoot which is 52 km distant. The most popular of these are Chitrakoot in Maihar and Ranipur Sanctuary in Chitrakoot.

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. 
  2. ^ District profile of Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, Compiled By :- Suvendu Singha District Facilitator, Rewa Division MP State Planning Commission – UNICEF MP Date of compilation: 20 June 2012

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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