Deori, Sagar

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Deori (देवपुरी)
देवपुरी, रामगढ़
देवरी
city
Deori (देवपुरी) is located in Madhya Pradesh
Deori (देवपुरी)
Deori (देवपुरी)
Deori (देवपुरी) is located in India
Deori (देवपुरी)
Deori (देवपुरी)
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°24′N 79°01′E / 23.40°N 79.02°E / 23.40; 79.02Coordinates: 23°24′N 79°01′E / 23.40°N 79.02°E / 23.40; 79.02
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Sagar
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 23,812
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Deori is a historical city is situated on the banks of river Sukhchain, on the Narsinghpur Sagar road. Deori is a municipality under Sagar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Deori is located at 21°24′N 79°01′E / 21.40°N 79.02°E / 21.40; 79.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 360 metres (1181 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Deori had a population of 23,812. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Deori has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77% and, female literacy is 63%. In Deori, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

Deori is a historical city of Sagar District in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It has the position of Tehsil. The population of Deori is 50,000 (approx.).

In the 17th century, King Chandela founded this city. Earlier it was known as Ramgarh or Ujargarh. Later on a temple was constructed at this place, after which the city was renamed as ‘Deori’, meaning the ‘Abode of God’.

It is famous as "Panch Mahlon Ki Rajdhani" in the historical area. A Fort of ancient rule time is situated at the center of city. The oldest temple is in the city. The historical items are constructed at the surrounding area of this temple.

The Deori city had a unique role during the independence movement and once visited by Mahatma Gandhi. The "Nauradehi" sanntury is near the Deori. Its total area is 103.62 square kilo meter (Approx). Sambhar, Cheetal, Krishnamriga and Neelgay are found in this sanntury. The Gopalpura forest is very near from Deori. The Gopalpura is known by the name of 'Sagon' (Teak) and 'Tendu' Forest.

Political Activities[edit]

Deori Vidhan Sabha constituency(number 38) (Hindi: देवरी विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India.[3] This constituency came into existence in 1957, as one of the Vidhan Sabha constituencies located in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh state.[4]

Deori is part of Damoh Lok Sabha constituency along with seven other Vidhan Sabha segments, namely, Rehli and Banda in this district, Malhara in Chhatarpur district and Pathariya, Damoh, Jabera and Hatta in Damoh district.

Members of Legislative Assembly from Deori[edit]

Temples[edit]

Deori city has many New and old historic Temples.The famous temples are Khanderao,Mahakali Math,Sai Mandir. The Jain temples of Bina Barha is an Atishay Jain tirth, situated in the rural area of Garhpipariya of Deori.Acharya Vidyasagar has visited this temple many times for chaturmas. Acharya Vidyasagar has been a source of inspiration for all residents of Deori, during religious functions organized in Deori.

College[edit]

The non-govt. college is established by Shri Dwarka Prasad Katare in 1964 in the area of higher education. After this, the college became undertaken of the government on 1-8-1973. The Swami Vivekanand College has been merged in this college on 1-9-1975.

At present, the college is situated at the by-pass road near new police station. The construction of college building is done with the help of Govt. and University Grants Commission. The college became transferred in new building on March 1989. The college has 8 acres (32,000 m2). (approx.) land of itself. College Building, Playground and Garden are constructed in this land. The college has got the position of Post Graduate College in the session 1996-97. The Library is constructed at the first floor of the college building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Deori
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "District/Assembly List". Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1957 to the Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 6. 
  5. ^ "Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha General Elections - 2008 (in Hindi)" (PDF). Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh website. Retrieved 15 February 2011. 

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