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चंद्रशेखर आजाद नगर
Bhabhra is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 74°19′28″E / 22.53000°N 74.32444°E / 22.53000; 74.32444Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 74°19′28″E / 22.53000°N 74.32444°E / 22.53000; 74.32444
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Alirajpur district
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,263
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bhabhra is a town and a nagar panchayat in Alirajpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the birthplace of the noted revolutionary Chandra Shekhar Azad.[1][2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Bhabhra had a population of 9263. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bhabhra has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 62% and female literacy of 45%. 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ The Calcutta review. University of Calcutta. Dept. of English. 1958. p. 44. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Catherine B. Asher, ed. (June 1994). India 2001: reference encyclopedia. South Asia Publications. p. 131. ISBN 978-0-945921-42-4. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  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.