Buttar Sarinh

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Buttar Sarinh
ਬੁੱਟਰ ਸਰੀਂਹ
village
Punjab
Buttar Sarinh
Buttar Sarinh
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°21′25″N 74°41′05″E / 30.357°N 74.6848°E / 30.357; 74.6848Coordinates: 30°21′25″N 74°41′05″E / 30.357°N 74.6848°E / 30.357; 74.6848
Country  India
State Punjab
Region Punjab
District Sri Muktsar Sahib
Talukas Giddarbaha
Elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,967
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
 • Regional Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 152031[1]
Telephone code 01633
Vehicle registration PB-60
Nearest city Sri Muktsar Sahib
Sex ratio 1000/904 /
Climate BSh (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 43 °C (109 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 05 °C (41 °F)

Buttar Sarinh /bʊttər sərŋ/, incorrect spellings include Buttar Shrin and Buttar Shri, is a small village in the Giddarbaha tehsil of Sri Muktsar Sahib district in Punjab, India.[2][3][4] It's located on the Sri Muktsar Sahib-Bathinda main road.

Geography[edit]

Buttar Sarinh, having an average elevation of 186 metres (610 ft), is approximately centered at 30°21′25″N 74°41′05″E / 30.35694°N 74.68472°E / 30.35694; 74.68472.[5] The city and district of Bathinda (31 km) lies to its southeast, Sri Muktsar Sahib (21 km) to the northwest and Faridkot district to the north. The Indian airforce base of Bhisiana lies just 11 km to the southeast and the state capital city of Chandigarh is 253 km to the east. Chhattiana (3 km), Lohara (3.5 km), Dhulkot (4 km) and Doda (6 km) are the surrounding villages.

Culture[edit]

Punjabi is the mother tongue as well as the official language of the village, predominated by the Jatt people of Buttar clan.

Religion[edit]

As of religion, the village is predominated by the Sikhs, the followers of Sikhism with other minorities. A Gurudwara Sahib, on the main road, is the primary religious site. Dera Baba Bawa Sahib is also the place of religious respect in the memory of a Sant known as Baba Bawa Sahib.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 census, total population of the village is 1,967 with 313 households, 1,033 males and 934 females.[6] Thus males constitute 52.5% and females 47.5% of the total population with the sex ratio of 904 females per thousand males.

Climate[edit]

The western Himalayas in the north, Thar Desert in the southwest and monsoon mainly determines the climate. The temperature reach up to 43 °C (109 °F) in summer and 5 °C (41 °F) in winter.

Economy[edit]

As is common in the Punjab region, agriculture is the main occupation of the locals and main source of income as well. The main crops of the village are, wheat and cotton. Rice growing is started few years ago in the area. As of irrigation, Monsoon greatly affects the agriculture in the region as nearly 70% of the rain falls in July–September by the Monsoon while people use canal and tube wells also.

The few Hindu families have their small shops and general stores.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buttar Sarinh - Post Office details". www.pin-code.co.in. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "No repolling in two villages of Giddarbaha". The Tribune. September 21, 2011. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Capt flays poll panel for not ordering repolling in two booths". News in English. The Tribune. September 23, 2011. Retrieved July 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Shots fired in Muktsar district, polling deferred". News in English. The Indian Express. September 19, 2011. Retrieved July 10, 2012. 
  5. ^ Google Maps
  6. ^ "Buttar Sarinh, census data 2001 (Sr. No. 10)". Government of India. www.censusindia.gov.in. 2001. Retrieved 29 December 2011.