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badnagar station
Badnagar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°3′7″N 75°22′40″E / 23.05194°N 75.37778°E / 23.05194; 75.37778Coordinates: 23°3′7″N 75°22′40″E / 23.05194°N 75.37778°E / 23.05194; 75.37778
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
Region Malwa
District Ujjain
 • Body Badnagar Municipality
 • M.L.A. Mukesh Pandya (BJP)
 • M.P. Chintamani Malviya (BJP)
 • Municipal Chairman Madhu Ashok Shobhawat (BJP)
 • city 6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Elevation 497 m (1,631 ft)
Population (2011)
 • city 269,573
 • Urban 40,088
 • Urban density 5,938/km2 (15,380/sq mi)
 • Rural 229,485
 • Official Hindi,
 • Other Malvi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 07367
Vehicle registration MP-13

Badnagar (Hindi: बड़नगर) is a city, and a municipality in Ujjain district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India . badnagar is situated on the bank of river Chamla . Badnagar Tehsil Headquarters is Badnagar town . It belongs to Ujjain Division . It is located 45 km towards west from District headquarters Ujjain. 244 km from State capital Bhopal towards East and 72 km from indore . Badnagar Tehsil is bounded by Badnawar Tehsil towards west , Depalpur Tehsil towards South , Khacharod Tehsil towards North , Ujjain Tehsil towards East . indore City , Ujjain City , Ratlam City , Dhar City are the nearby Cities to Badnagar. Badnagar consist of 196 Villages and 108 Panchayats . This Place is in the border of the Ujjain District and Dhar District. Dhar District Badnawar is west towards this place .

Badnagar is the birthplace of great national poet Kavi Pradeep . Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee spent some of his childhood time in badnagar . Another famous poet from here is Ibrahim `Ashk' the lyricist of hit movies of Rakesh Roshan like Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai and Koi... Mil Gaya. Two political personalities viz late Kanhaiyalal Mehta and Dr. Sawai Singh Sisodiya also belonged to this city. Badnagar is also famous for its dishes, most famous among them being Bhutte ke Laddu,Dal Biscuit and for its guavas. Barnagar is also famous for its fort Amla fort.


As of 2011 India census,[1] Badnagar had a population of 2,69,573.Among all population no. of males are 1,37,685 and no. of females are 1,31,888.Number of literates in Badnagar are 1,69,935 among all literates no. of males are 1,00,562 and no.of females are 69,373 .While no. of illiterates here is 99,638. 38,158 people of the population is under 6 years of age.

Total 269,573 137,685 131,888
In the age group 0–6 years 38,158 19,804 18,354
Scheduled Castes (SC) 59,160 30,148 29,012
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 16,823 8,565 8,258
Literates 169,935 100,562 69,373
Illiterate 99,638 37,123 62,515
Total Worker 138,314 79,567 58,747
Main Worker 112,444 71,837 40,607
Main Worker - Cultivator 54,894 35,530 19,364
Main Worker - Agricultural Labourers 38,769 20,732 18,037
Main Worker - Household Industries 1,579 1,061 518
Main Worker - Other 17,202 14,514 2,688
Marginal Worker 25,870 7,730 18,140
Marginal Worker - Cultivator 9,194 1,829 7,365
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers 15,071 5,000 10,071
Marginal Worker - Household Industries 325 142 183
Marginal Workers - Other 1,280 759 521
Marginal Worker (3-6 Months) 21,344 6,148 15,196
Marginal Worker - Cultivator (3-6 Months) 7,129 1,196 5,933
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers (3-6 Months) 12,921 4,218 8,703
Marginal Worker - Household Industries (3-6 Months) 215 94 121
Marginal Worker - Other (3-6 Months) 1,079 640 439
Marginal Worker (0-3 Months) 4,526 1,582 2,944
Marginal Worker - Cultivator (0-3 Months) 2,065 633 1,432
Marginal Worker - Agriculture Labourers (0-3 Months) 2,150 782 1,368
Marginal Worker - Household Industries (0-3 Months) 110 48 62
Marginal Worker - Other Workers (0-3 Months) 201 119 82
Non Worker 131,259 58,118 73,141


It is too Hot in summer. Badnagar summer highest day temperature is in between 30 °C to 42 °C .

Average temperatures of January is 19 °C , February is 22 °C , March is 28 °C , April is 32 °C , May is 35 °C


Badnagar is well connected by road and rail with cities like Ujjain, Indore and Ratlam. state highway 18 passes through badnagar which connects it with ujjain, bhopal, dewas and ahmedabad via dahod. badnagar railway station is situated on ratlam-indore section of indian railways. Nearest airport is Indore airport.


Badnagar has bank branch of following banks :

  1. ICICI Bank
  2. Sahara Bank which don't give loan
  3. State Bank Of India
  4. Bank Of India
  5. Punjab National Bank
  6. Bank Of Baroda
  7. Union Bank Of India
  8. UCO Bank
  9. Canara Bank
  10. Oriental Bank Of India,etc...

Badnagar has ATM facilities throughout the cities


Educational institutes in Barnagar are pretty good up to higher secondary school level. Schools teaching in both English and Hindi medium are present here. There are two colleges in Barnagar- Govt. college,barnagar and navyug college which are affiliated for teaching various courses including B.Com, BBA, B.Sc, BA. Students from Navyug College have consistently brought good results and got their name in University Merit List from time to time.The Saint Thomas Higher Secondary School is a very good school affiliated by CISCE New Delhi.


  1. St. Thomas Hr. Sec. School
  2. Jain Public School
  3. Vidhyanjali International School
  4. St.Martin School
  5. Unique Public School,etc


  1. Govt. college,Barnagar
  2. Navyug college


Opposite of other small Indian town badnagar has very good medical facalities. Many people from nearby cities come Badnagar for cheap medical treatment of kidney stone and other surgeries.Barnagar is well known for its treatment of parallysis.Some well known hospitals are:

  1. Geeta hospital
  2. Ashok hospital
  3. Civil Hospital
  4. City hospital,etc.

Hotels and Lodges[edit]

Barngar doesn't have a many of hotels but some are here like Dev Palace which situate on Badnawar road.A very famous restaurent here is Swastik which is also on Badnawar road.


The train station was featured in the movie Jab We Met (2007) when Aditya Kashyap and Geet miss the train after getting down.


Barnagar is multi-religional place where every body lives with unity.Barnagar has many Temples,Mosques,Gurudwaras,Churches,etc..


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.