Devendranagar

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Devendra nagar
Devendra nagar
city
Devendra nagar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Devendra nagar
Devendra nagar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°36′57″N 80°22′45″E / 24.61583°N 80.37917°E / 24.61583; 80.37917Coordinates: 24°36′57″N 80°22′45″E / 24.61583°N 80.37917°E / 24.61583; 80.37917
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Panna
Elevation 352 m (1,155 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 12,785
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Devendra nagar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Panna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Earlier before the merger it was part of Erstwhile Princely State of Ajaigarh.Devendra nagar is known for its annual curry festival in which children dress as Hindu deities and visit poor people to give them curry.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Devendra nagar had a population of 12,785. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Devendra nagar has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69% and, female literacy is 52%. In Devendra nagar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Temples[edit]

Devendra nagar is also known for its Jain temple, which is named Shri Chandra Prabhu Digambar Jain Mandir. It has many idols, but the main idol is of 8th Jain teerthankar Lord Chandraprabh Ji. Recently a magnificent and more-than-1000-year-old idol of 23rd teerthankar Lord Parshvanath Ji has been established here after the famous Jain ritual of Panch Kalyanak Pratishtha Mahotsava.Near about 7 kilometere from Devendra nagar there is a peaceful place named "Raja Dahar". There is a temple of Lord Hanuman Ji. Badwara village is also situated near Devendra nagar to the North side. A Famous and Siddh mandir of Sungha Baba is established there. It is called that Sungha Baba is avatar of Lakshman Ji.

Education[edit]

A town is the popular center of education (Government Boys Higher Secondary, Zero Model High School, Sarswati Higher Seconadry), Anjana Gayatri School.It also get Cbse school Rainbow Public School.Although it is a very small town still every year students of this town are selected in PSC IAS MBBS B.E . etc. Students of this small town get position in state merit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.