|• Chairperson||Ramcharan Kasgar|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||0.925 ♂/♀|
As of 2011[update] India census, Badagaon had a population of 18584. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Badagaon has a literacy rate of 84%, much higher than the national average of 65%, with 89% of the males and 71% of females literate. 60% of the population is under 25 years of age.
Badagaon is located at 24°34′6″N 79°1′5″E.It has an average elevation of 319 metres (1046 feet). The headquarters town of the Badagaon is in tikamgarh tehsil.It is situated on the Tikamgarh-Sagar road at distance of 25 km. from Tikamgarh and 100 km from sagar. The massive rock fort standing above the beautiful tank Janera tal, presents a very pleasing sight. The fort is a very fine specimen of its class and one of the most picturesque in the region.
Most primary and secondary schools in Badagaon are affiliated with the state level M.P. Board. Among the main schools are:
- Amar Shaheed Narayan Das Khare Government Higher Secondary School
- Government Girls High School
- Government Primary School
- Mata Beti Bai High School
- Vardhman Bal Vidha Niketan School
- Narmada Bal Vihar
- Future Vision Convent School (English medium)
- Kids Care Convent School (English medium)
Badagaon is located in the eastern region of Madhya Pradesh, on the northern edge of the Bundhelkhand plateau, on the Dhasan river.
Badagaon has a transitional climate between a tropical wet and dry climate and a humid subtropical climate. Three distinct seasons are observed: summer, monsoon and winter. Summers start in mid-March and can be extremely hot in April and May. The highest temperature recorded was 48 °C in 1994. Average Summer temperatures may go as high as 42-44.c (100.4 °F) but humidity is very low. Due to Badagaon's location on the eastern edge of the Buldhelkhand Plateau, a cool breeze in the evenings makes summer nights quite pleasant. The monsoon season starts in late June, with temperatures averaging around 26 °C (79 °F), with sustained, torrential rainfall and high humidity. The average rainfall is 32 inches. Winters start in mid-November and are dry, mild and sunny. Temperatures average about 4–15 °C (39–59 °F), but can fall close to freezing on some nights. In summer temperatures can be sometimes as high as 48–50 °C (118–122 °F) and in winters it can be as low as 2 °C (36 °F).
The major bus terminal is main bus stand. Badagaon is well connected to other parts of State through state highway.Bus service and private vehicles are easily available from and to Jhansi, Sagar, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Lalitpur and Tikamgarh. The nearest railway stations are sagar,Jhansi ,Lalitpur and tikamgarh.
All national festivals like Holi, Hanumaan Jayanti, Baisakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Navratri,Dussehra, Ganeshotsav, Diwali, Ramzan,Eid are celebrated with equal enthusiasm. Apart from all these festivals the Jain Community also celebrate the 10 days Paryushan Parv.
Places of interest
SHRI DIGAMBER JAIN SIDDHAKSHETRA FALHODI BADAGAON TIRTH
- Nearly 50 cm high, brown-colored idol of Bhagawan Adinath Chaubisi on one stone in the Khadgasana posture.
- It is on the series of Koti Parvat hill in the Falhodi Badagaon near Dhasan river, so also known as Falhodi Badagaon (Dhasan)
- These ancient temples of Chandelas era were came into picture recently and were renovated as necessary. This is the place of Nirvana of 3 and half Carore Muni (Jain Saints) as Marathi writer Bhattarak Gunkerti write in Tirth Vandana "Falhodi Badagaon Ahoot Koti Siddhasi Namaskar Mangha". There is a wonderful Siddha Gufa (Cave) on the hill just beside the temple. Slowly very difficult historical facts about Falhodi Badagaon Siddh Kshetra are coming in light by research. Many miracles happen here time to time. Here is a mysterious non-violence tank behind the hill, which is called 'Jainera Talab'. This is the place where hunting and fishing are not possible. Here is a Shiv temple of the age of Chandelas (Similar to the temples in Khajuraho) which proves that all the Jain temples also belongs to Chandela's era. Thousands of faithful and devoted pilgrims come here to have their wishes fulfilled.
- Other Temples
- There are three temples on the hill with five Vedis. There are a very old Siddh Gufa (Cave) and a beautiful Manistam just behind the temples.
- Works of art and Sculpture
- The scene of the temples situated on the hill between the centre of town is really fascinating. There is a beautiful museum of idols of Jain Tirthankar found from the nearby places, all of them are around 500 to 600 years old. All these idols were broken during the Mugal period. Some of these idols are very beautiful and can be used to access the art of past.
- The nearest railway station is 28 km away in district Tikamgarh. Sagar in M.P. and Jhansi in U.P. are also the railway station at a distance of about 100 km each. Bus service and private vehicles are easily available from Jhansi, Sagar and Tikamgarh. This Tirth Kshetra is located on the main route of Tikamgarh - Sagar and Tikamgarh - Jabalpur.
- Shri Digambar Jain Siddhakshetra, Falhodi Badagaon (Dhasan), Distt. Tikamgarh (M.P.) India, 472 010
- (Bhartvarshiya Digambar Jain Tirth Khetra Kameti Mumbai, Registration Number 127) http://www.jainworld.com/pictures/bada.htm
- Hanuman Temple - This temple houses Hanuman,in the north region of the town.
- Dhanusdhari Temple - Radha Krishna Temple situated in heart of town.
The following Government banks have branches in Badagaon.
|Bank||No. of Branches||No.of ATMs||Address|
|State Bank of India||1||2||Opp. government Hospital Bus Stand Road|
|Co-operation Bank||1||-||Near Dhanushdhari Temlpe|
|Madhyanchal Gramin Bank||1||-||Opp. government Boys Higher Secondary School Bus Stand Road|
- Amar shaheed Narayan Das Khare Park
|Sub Block Department||09893905207|
|State bank Of India||07683-257230|
|Madhyanchal Gramin Bank||07683-257028|
- "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.