Bhedaghat

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Bhedaghat
Town
Bhedaghat, Jabalpur
Bhedaghat, Jabalpur
Bhedaghat is located in Madhya Pradesh
Bhedaghat
Bhedaghat
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°07′55″N 79°48′04″E / 23.132°N 79.801°E / 23.132; 79.801Coordinates: 23°07′55″N 79°48′04″E / 23.132°N 79.801°E / 23.132; 79.801
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictJabalpur
Population
 (2001)
 • Total1,840
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Bhedaghat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jabalpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is situated by the side of river Narmada and is approximately 20 km from Jabalpur city. Bhedaghat is famous for the high marble rocks making a valley through which river Narmada flows. The place also has a beautiful waterfall, known as Dhuandhar Falls (literally meaning a stream of smoke, because of its appearance). There are some more spots of tourist interest near the location.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bhedaghat had a population of 1840. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhedaghat has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 71% and female literacy of 53%. 16% of the population is under 7 years of age.

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station is Bhedaghat Railway station. It is possible to take a tempo (auto-rickshaw) from Jabalpur to Bhedaghat. Its distance from the main city is about 28 km. The nearest airport is Jabalpur.

Portrayals in popular culture[edit]

Politics[edit]

In 2011 assembly elections, congress registered a win here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dhuandhar Falls, Jabalpur | District Administration Jabalpur, Government of Madhya Pradesh | India". jabalpur.nic.in. NIC India. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "'Mahabharat' opening sequence shot in MP - Times of India".
  4. ^ "Mohenjo Daro: Fans create a ruckus in Jabalpur, Hrithik Roshan urges them to stay calm".