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Betma is located in Madhya Pradesh
Betma is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°41′N 75°37′E / 22.68°N 75.62°E / 22.68; 75.62Coordinates: 22°41′N 75°37′E / 22.68°N 75.62°E / 22.68; 75.62
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Indore
Tehsil Depalpur
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,529
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postal Index Number 453001

Betma is a town and a nagar panchayat in Indore district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


Betma is an old town of Malwa region. A 1020 CE copper-plate inscription of the Paramara king Bhoja was found in Betma.[1]

It is believed that Sikh Guru Nanak Dev, during his second Udasi, stayed in Betma for six months.[citation needed] In The age of mughal era Betma was a paragna of Qanungoh(kanungo) hakh Dastoor 26 village under this paragna.Thakur Dungar singh nigam who was the appointed Betma paragna jagirdar and received the sanad & title of kanungo by the akbar's court ujjain caste he was a kastariya kayastha .The family traced from Thakur Ganrajdas he was the diwan of rana udaipur prithviraj singh in between 1500 and 1600 century .in holkers time holkers change the revenue policy and holkers appointed to madhorao bhag for Betma local revenue collection. After some years a chouhan rajput appointed revenue agent (ugai thekedar) by the agent of holkars bagh mansabdar and pargna kanungo of Betma they were decentliy enjoyed their work in campany raj and British India also..


Primary and secondary education in Betma is offered by various schools which are affiliated to either Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education or CBSE.


Betma is located at 22°41′N 75°37′E / 22.68°N 75.62°E / 22.68; 75.62.[2] It has an average elevation of 541 metres (1774 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[3] Betma had a population of 12,529. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest[edit]

(1) Betma Sahib Gurudwara is of historical significance for Sikhs. It is believed that Guru Nanak Dev Ji visited this place.

(2) "Aman Chaman Mata" mandir is also of historical significance to Hindu devotees. All religions worship here. It is main center of betma nagar, here people celebrated a huge dushera festival in all over mp.

(3) "Saeyad Sarkar" a Sufi Saint and Spiritual guru resides in village Daulta Bad 10 km away on Depalpur road from Betma. People of different religion from all parts of India visit him to gain spiritual knowledge and blessings.

(4) "Isa Ji Shaheed " is a historical significance of Dawoodi Bohra's . Peoples of other religions also worship there to gain the blessings of "Isa Ji Shaheed ". "Dargah e Isa Ji Shaheed" is situated in Lakhera Bakhal in Betma.


  1. ^ Trivedi, Harihar Vitthal (1991). Inscriptions of the Paramāras, Chandēllas, Kachchapaghātas, and two minor dynasties. Archaeological Survey of India. p. 35. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Betma
  3. ^ "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.