Chhoti Sadri

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Chhoti Sadri
छोटी सादड़ी
city
Chhoti Sadri is located in Rajasthan
Chhoti Sadri
Chhoti Sadri
Chhoti Sadri is located in India
Chhoti Sadri
Chhoti Sadri
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 24°23′N 74°42′E / 24.38°N 74.70°E / 24.38; 74.70Coordinates: 24°23′N 74°42′E / 24.38°N 74.70°E / 24.38; 74.70
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Pratapgarh
Elevation 485 m (1,591 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,360
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91-1473

Chhoti Sadri is a city and a municipality in Pratapgarh district in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is situated near Neemuch on the Ajmer-Khandwa railway line.

This place was famous for a temple of Devi built in the 5th century AD. This temple is now known as Bhavar Mata Ji just 3 km away from the center of the city. Initially known as the City of Gold (Swarna Nagari), Chhotisadri has been gradually developed in an urban area with a Panchayat Samiti and a Nagar Palika, though the city doesn't figure in the Indian Railways Map yet.

Inscription at Chhoti Sadri[edit]

The rule of Gora clan Kshatriyas has been mentioned in an inscription found in Bhavar Mata (Hindi: भवर माता) temple on a hillock near village 'Chhoti Sadri' (Hindi: छोटी सादड़ी) in Pratapgarh. It is in Brahmi script and Sanskrit language.[citation needed] Pandit Gauri Shankar Hirachand Ojha has written about the inscription of 'Chhoti Sadri' in an article published in Nagari pracharini-patrika, part 13, issue-1 under the title Gaur namak agyat kshatriya vansh - गौर नामक अज्ञात क्षत्रिय वंश.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Chhoti Sadri is located at 24°23′N 74°42′E / 24.38°N 74.70°E / 24.38; 74.70.[1] It has an average elevation of 485 m (1,591 ft).the fist live meena by meena choraya & second live puskarna in chhoti sadri.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Chhoti Sadri had total population 134077 where urban population is 18360 and Rural population is 115717.Total Males and females are (68030,66047). Chhoti Sadri has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 80% and female literacy of 60%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

At present Srichand Kriplani is the MLA of Nimbahera-Chhoti sadri constituency and Mahaveer Singh Krishnawat is the Pradhan of Panchayat Samiti.

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