Badnagar

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Badnagar

Barnagar
Skyline of Badnagar
Badnagar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Badnagar
Badnagar
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
StateMadhya Pradesh
RegionMalwa
DistrictUjjain
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • BodyBadnagar Municipality
 • M.L.A.Murli Morwal (INC)
 • M.P.Chintamani Malviya (BJP)
 • Municipal ChairmanMadhu Ashok Shobhawat (BJP)
Area
 • Tehsil6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)
Elevation
497 m (1,631 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tehsil269,573
 • Urban
40,088
 • Urban density5,938/km2 (15,380/sq mi)
 • Rural
229,485
Languages
 • OfficialHindi,
 • OtherMalvi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code07367
Vehicle registrationMP-13

Badnagar or Barnagar is a city, and a municipality in Ujjain district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Badnagar Tehsil Headquarters is Badnagar town and it belongs to Ujjain Division. It is located 45 km towards west from District headquarters Ujjain. 244 km from the state capital, Bhopal, towards the east and 72 km from Indore.

Barnagar is also famous for its fort, Amla Fort.

Geography[edit]

Badnagar is situated on the bank of river Chamla. Badnagar Tehsil is bounded by Badnawar Tehsil towards west, Depalpur Tehsil towards the south, Khachrod Tehsil towards north, Ujjain district towards the east. Indore City, Ujjain City, Ratlam City, Dhar City nearby cities to Badnagar. Badnagar consists of 196 villages and 108 Panchayats. This place is on the border of Ujjain and Dhar Districts. Dhar District, Badnawar, is west of this place.

Demographics[edit]

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, the number of males is 1,00,562 and the number of females is 69,373. While the number of illiterates here is 99,638.[clarification needed] 38,158 people of the population is under 6 years of age.

POPULATION PERSONS MALE FEMALE
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

Climate[edit]

It is 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

Transportation[edit]

Badnagar is well connected by road and rail with cities like Ujjain, Indore and Ratlam. state highway 18 (dewas to badnawar). 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.

Education[edit]

Educational institutes in Barnagar teach in both English and Hindi. There are two colleges in Barnagar-

Schools

  • Shree Digamber jain sanmati vidhiya mander barnagar
  • Saraswati Vidhya Mandir Barnagar
  • Unique Public School Barnagar
  • St. Thomas Hr. Sec. School (since 1974) Barnagar
  • Jain Public School Barnagar
  • Vidhyanjali International School Barnagar

Colleges

  • Govt. College Barnagar

Health[edit]

Many people from nearby cities come to Badnagar for cheap medical treatment of kidney stones and other surgeries. Barnagar is well-known for its treatment of paralysis. Some hospitals are:

  1. Geeta Hospital
  2. Civil Hospital
  3. City Hospital
  4. Ashok hospital
  5. Gupta hospital
  6. Shrivastava Hospital

Culture[edit]

Badnagar is also famous for its dishes, most famous among them being Bhutte ke Laddu, Dal Biscuit and for its guavas. Badnagar is the birthplace of national poet Kavi Pradeep. Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee spent some of his childhood time in Badnagar. Another famous poet from Badnagar is Ibrahim Khan Gauri, the lyricist of hit movies of Rakesh Roshan like Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai and Koi... Mil Gaya.

References[edit]

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.