Sidhi

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This article is about the municipality in Madhya Pradesh, India. For its namesake district, see Sidhi District. For the TM-Sidhi program, see TM-Sidhi program.
Sidhi
सीधी
city
Sidhi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sidhi
Sidhi
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°25′N 81°53′E / 24.42°N 81.88°E / 24.42; 81.88Coordinates: 24°25′N 81°53′E / 24.42°N 81.88°E / 24.42; 81.88
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Sidhi
Elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 45,664
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website www.sidhi.nic.in

Sidhi is a city and a municipality in Sidhi district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the headquarters of the Sidhi district.

Geography[edit]

Sidhi is located at 24°25′N 81°53′E / 24.42°N 81.88°E / 24.42; 81.88.[1] It has an average elevation of 272 metres (892 feet). It is a state of Chandela Rajput who came from Delhi. They mainly live in Bardi State and then again divide into a few areas in Sidhi.

  1. Population
  2. a.Tribal Population 910983 (2001)
  3. 351660 (2001)
  4. Geographical Area 10536 km2.
  5. Sex Ratio 932(2001)
  6. Sub-Division 03
  7. Legislative Parliament Area 01 (Sidhi)
  8. Legislative Assembly Area 04 (Churhat, Sidhi, Sihawal and Dhauhani)
  9. Block/ Janpad Panchayat 05
  10. Tribal Block 01
  11. Tehsil 06 (Gopad Banas, Churhat, Rampur Naikin, Majhauli, Kusmi and Sihawal)
  12. Revenue Circle 12
  13. Patwari Halka 186
  14. Village Panchayat 402
  15. Total Village 1024
  16. Forest Village 1
  17. Rehabilitated Village 992
  18. Viran Village 32
  19. Municipality 01
  20. Nagar Panchayat 02
  21. College 7
  22. Middle School 257
  23. Higher Secondary and High School 100
  24. Primary School 1350
  25. Density 130
  26. Schedule Caste Percentage 11.9
  27. Rainfall in the district for last 12 years Average Rainfall 1248.3mm

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 India census,[2] Sidhi had a population of 45,664 with males constituting 54% of the population, females 46%. Sidhi has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 60%. In Sidhi, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable people[edit]

  • Tansen started his musical career from here before moving to Mughal Emperor Akbar's court.
  • Arjun Singh former CM of Madhya Pradesh
  • Govind Mishra, Member of Parliament, Parliamentary Constituency No. 11 Sidhi
  • Ajay Singh,former cabinet minister in Madhya Pradesh Govt., Leader of opposition; Member of Legislative Assembly, Assembly Constituency No. 76 Churhat
  • Arunoday Singh(Actor),2009–present
Nripendra Singh Chauhan

District Political Overview[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sidhi
  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. 

http://www.sidhi.nic.in