Bamhani

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Bamhani
Bamhni Banjar
City
Bamhani is located in Madhya Pradesh
Bamhani
Bamhani
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Bamhani is located in India
Bamhani
Bamhani
Bamhani (India)
Coordinates: 22°28′40″N 80°22′12″E / 22.47778°N 80.37000°E / 22.47778; 80.37000Coordinates: 22°28′40″N 80°22′12″E / 22.47778°N 80.37000°E / 22.47778; 80.37000
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Mandla
Government
 • Kaiser Nag Akella
Population (2001)
 • Total 19,619
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 07649
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP51

Bamhani is a town and a nagar panchayat (a kind of municipality) in Mandla district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bamhani had a population of 19619. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Bamhani is commonly known as Bamhani Banjar because of the river Banjar.The common occupations of people living in this town are farming, making bricks, fisheries etc. As it is situated in the bank of river banjar the soil is fertile. It is situated between Mandla and Nainpur narrow gauge railway line. The Kanha National Park is 51 km from here.

Transport[edit]

In the 2010 rail budget, the Chhindwara-nainpur-mandla narrow gauge line was proposed to convert to Broad gauge; this may improve Bamhani's transport links.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.