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|Founded by||Rawat Shakti Singh|
|• Body||Nagar Palika Bhinder|
|• Total||3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)|
|Elevation||469 m (1,539 ft)|
|• Density||4,595.9/km2 (11,903/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Bhinder or Bhindar is a town in Udaipur District, situated near its border with Chittorgarh District, in Rajasthan. It is located 58 kilometres (36 mi) south-east of Udaipur. Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, Jaisamand Sanctuary and Jaisamand Lake are some tourist spots nearby. Bhinder is surrounded by four lakes. It is 315 km (196 mi) from the state's main city Jaipur.
It is served Maharana Pratap Airport. The nearest railhead is at Udaipur.
The city is divided into 20 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Bhinder Municipality has population of 17,878 of which 9,081 are males while 8,797 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Bhinder Municipality has total administration over 3,605 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Hindu : 73.71%, Muslim : 15.97%, Jain : 10.20%, Others : 0.08%, Christian : 0.04%
Out of total population, 6,156 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,870 were males while 1,286 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 6156 working population, 85.83% were engaged in Main Work while 14.17% of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Bhinder is very known for silver and cloth market, most of business captured here by jain and bohra people. many people of bhinder is working in GULF countries,In Kuwait there is one market known by BHINDER Market(Souq-al-mubarakiya) by local.
Bhinder is known for stone Crushing Plant, in bhinder 5( five) crushing plant unit for stone crush n making gitty for RRC work or Road work use.
The village of Bhindar was granted to Maharaj Shakti Singh by his elder brother Maharana Pratap, ruler of Mewar, in the year 1578 A.D. as a gift for his assistance in the `haldi ghati' battle. Bhindar is close to Sitamata sanctuary, and other places of historical importance Chittaurgarh, Bambora, Jagat and Jaisamand. The village of Bhindar is also famous for its artistic swords, gold and silver jewelry, cloth and miniature paintings.
At the time of kings Town is walled and surrounded by ditch, contains 5,172 inhabitants, of whom over 67% was Hindus and about 19% Jains. The estate include the Bhinder Town and 101 Villages and is held by one of the first-class nobles of Mewar, who is styled MAHRAJA, and is the head of Shaktawat family of the sesodia clan of Rajput. the income of Bhinder is Rs. 48,000, and a tribute of about Rs. 3,200 is paid to the Darbar
The total population of Bhinder:
According to the 2011 Census is 17,878. of which 9,081 are males while 8,797 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2226 which is 12.45% of total population of Bhinder (M). In Bhinder Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 969 against state average of 928. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Bhinder is around 970 compared to Rajasthan state average of 888. Literacy rate of Bhinder city is 78.03% higher than state average of 66.11%. In Bhinder, Male literacy is around 88.66% while female literacy rate is 67.06%. Annual population growth rate is +1.05%. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.29% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.41% of total population in Bhinder (M). Hindu 73.71%, Muslim 15.97%, Christian 0.04%, Jain 10.20%
- "census 2011". Retrieved 16 May 2016.
- Sir William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain. , "Imperial gazetteer of India, Volume 8", page 110-111