Hanumana, Rewa

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Hanumana
Tehsil
Hanumana is located in Madhya Pradesh
Hanumana
Hanumana
Hanumana is located in India
Hanumana
Hanumana
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°46′30″N 82°5′24″E / 24.77500°N 82.09000°E / 24.77500; 82.09000Coordinates: 24°46′30″N 82°5′24″E / 24.77500°N 82.09000°E / 24.77500; 82.09000
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rewa
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,873
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Hanumana is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Hanumana had a population of 14,873. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Hanumana has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 41%. In Hanumana, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age. The town borders MP and UP.

After the year 2000 Hanumana became an education hub for nearby villages however its business hub image went down drastically as all villages now have their own marketplace. Now many people from nearby villages come to Hanumana to pursue an education. Erstwhile petrol pump has been converted into an English medium school named Emerald Heights English medium school. Students to pursue technical education like Engineering and MBA migrate to other cities within and without Madhya Pradesh.

Landmarks in the town include a waterfall called Kurwa and a 150-year-old temple, Hanuman Temple. A myth about the temple is that lord Hanuman was born there. The festivals Diwali, Dashra, Rakhi and Holi are widely celebrated

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.