Alot

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Alot

Alote
Allote
Town
Alot is located in Madhya Pradesh
Alot
Alot
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Alot is located in India
Alot
Alot
Alot (India)
Coordinates: 23°45′44″N 75°33′36″E / 23.7621400°N 75.5599100°E / 23.7621400; 75.5599100Coordinates: 23°45′44″N 75°33′36″E / 23.7621400°N 75.5599100°E / 23.7621400; 75.5599100
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictRatlam
Elevation
439 m (1,440 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total21,513
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

Alot is a town and nagar panchayat in the Ratlam district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

Alot has a population of 40,948.[1]

Culture[edit]

Alot is a tehsil and a small town; it is a tahsil of Ratlam district and the hometown of the Jangalwa Dynasty. Alot is a main station for Jain thirth; Jain people go there daily for the darshan of Lord Jain Swetamber. A small village, Vikramgarh, is also part of Alot. This is because some of the land of Alot lies within the boundary of Vikramgarh so the full name of Alot is Vikramgarh Alot. Major attractions of Alot are Anadikalpeshwar Mahadev temple, Ramsingh Darbar and Nageshwar temple. Annually around May-June a fair is organized by Alot municipal corporation Nagarpalika Alot. Main festivals celebrated by the people of Alot are Diwali, Holi, Rakshabandhan, Eid, Navratri, Dashahra, and Ganesh Chaturthi.[2]

Foot Prints of Lord Hanuman in 'Anadi Kalpeshwar Mahadev'

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Madhya Pradesh (Census 2001)" (PDF). City Managers' Association Madhya Pradesh. Retrieved 14 April 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Places of Devotion and of Tourist Interest". District Administration. Archived from the original on 11 April 2010. Retrieved 14 April 2010.