Begun

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For Begun farmer's movement see Begun movement. For people with Begun surname see Begun (surname).
Begun
city
Begun is located in Rajasthan
Begun
Begun
Location in Rajasthan, India
Begun is located in India
Begun
Begun
Begun (India)
Coordinates: 24°59′N 75°00′E / 24.98°N 75.0°E / 24.98; 75.0Coordinates: 24°59′N 75°00′E / 24.98°N 75.0°E / 24.98; 75.0
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictChittaurgarh
Government
 • MLAShree Rajendra Singh Bidhuri
Elevation
412 m (1,352 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total19,333
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
312023
Telephone code01474
Vehicle registration09

Begun is a city and a municipality in Chittaurgarh district in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is also one of the historical towns of Chittorgarh district. One of Mewar's important rivers, Brahmani, flows through Begun. Begun also has a fort which is surrounded by a small river. Shahid Rupaji Karpaji freedom fighter lead "Begun Bijoliya Kisan Anndolan" in leadership of Shahid Vijay Singh Pathik.

Geography[edit]

Begun is located at 24°59′N 75°00′E / 24.98°N 75.0°E / 24.98; 75.0.[1] It has an average elevation of 412 metres (1351 feet). Begun has very good soil for agriculture. In Begun Tehsil there are two famous places: Jogania Mata and Menal. Jogania Mata Temple is situated at the top of the mountains. It is 20 km from Begun. Jogania Mata Temple is a famous in the Chittorgarh district. This place is beautiful. In the rainy season it seems like heaven on earth. Menal is known for its beautiful natural fall. Menal is near Jogania Mata. It is 25 km from Begun. Begun is a good tourist place and a very good fort situated nearby named as Nahargarh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Begun had a population of 19,353. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Begun has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 61% of the males and 39% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Begun
  2. ^ "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.