Babai, Madhya Pradesh

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Babai

Makhan Nagar

माखन नगर बाबई।
city
Babai is located in Madhya Pradesh
Babai
Babai
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Babai is located in India
Babai
Babai
Babai (India)
Coordinates: 22°42′N 77°56′E / 22.7°N 77.93°E / 22.7; 77.93Coordinates: 22°42′N 77°56′E / 22.7°N 77.93°E / 22.7; 77.93
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictHoshangabad
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total14,587
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

Babai is a town and a nagar panchayat in Hoshangabad district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the birthplace of the noted Hindi poet Makhanlal Chaturvedi. Babai is also famous for it's shrine of Lord Hanuman whose idol is said to have come from a Baodi Vav[disambiguation needed] side of the shrine. Over time, this place has became a major attraction in Babai. Other notable places include Chatri which is a Hindu temple of Lord Shiva is said to be at least 300 years old and was made in the memory of late Shri Daulatram Ji Guru, who was a Taluqdar of babai and nearby 52 villages during British times, the temple is now in ruins but the Guru family is planning to restore it, in the memory of there ancestor. The temple is also visited by architects and engineers to study the Indian architecture of colonial times. Other places include the Ram Janki temple which is a newly built Hindu temple of Lord Ram, and the Babai Farm which is a huge Mango farm and is also famous for it Tridevi temple. There are also two Jain temples, three mosques and a church in Babai.

Religion in Babai[1]

  Hinduism (93.07%)
  Islam (4.12%)
  Jainism (2.59%)
  Christianity (0.22%)

Geography[edit]

Babai is located at 22°42′N 77°56′E / 22.7°N 77.93°E / 22.7; 77.93.[2] It has an average elevation of 300 metres (984 feet).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "POPULATION BY RELIGION" (PDF). Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan: 1.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Babai