Karanpur

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Karanpur

Sri Karanpur श्रीकरणपुर
city
Karanpur is located in Rajasthan
Karanpur
Karanpur
Location in Rajasthan, India
Karanpur is located in India
Karanpur
Karanpur
Karanpur (India)
Coordinates: 29°50′29″N 73°27′17″E / 29.8414°N 73.4547°E / 29.8414; 73.4547Coordinates: 29°50′29″N 73°27′17″E / 29.8414°N 73.4547°E / 29.8414; 73.4547
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictGanganagar
Elevation
185 m (607 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total20,694
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
335073

Sri Karanpur is a town and a municipality (Tehsil) in Ganganagar district in the Indian state of Rajasthan

Geography[edit]

Sri Karanpur is located at 29°50′29″N 73°27′17″E / 29.8414°N 73.4547°E / 29.8414; 73.4547.[1] It has an average elevation of 185 metres (606 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Census of India,[2] Sri Karanpur had a population of 20,694. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Karanpur has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 56%. In Karanpur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Major languages spoken here are Punjabi and Bagri.

Economy And popularity[edit]

Sri Karanpur once produced the best quality cotton in India and even attracted Birlas to set up a mill which still exists today in the town, but after 1995 the produce took a deep dip and people shifted to other cash crops. Today it is known in the area to have most fertile land supporting thousands of acre under horticulture especially the kinnow which is exported to west Asia.[citation needed]sri karanpur also become famous because of camford ielts because they achieve award from national education authority for their efforts.Mr.Jagjot singh managing director of camford ielts organise charity campaign every year to help needed people of town. Mr.Yadvinder Singh Sandhu From Village 55 F. He is Most Personality Achievement Award Jaipur. Now He Shifted In Jaipur As Private Sector Job In Indiamart Company.

Sri Karanpur Market[edit]

Sri Karanpur, also known as Mandi Karanpur is famous for dealing of various crops namely cotton, barley and wheat. The old mandi now a Bazaar famous among many nearby villages consists of many cloths, jewelers, restaurants and Sweets shops. Nagpal Sweet House is one of the oldest and most famous Sweet shop famous among many people from districts of Rajasthan, Punjab and Delhi.and a bazaar of vegetables. There is a frequent area of selling vegetables by bid system.

Transportation[edit]

By Train - there is direct train fromDelhi Sarai Rohilla railway station [DEE] to Sri Karanpur. Train no 12455/56 Delhi Sarai rohila [DEE] to bikaner [BKN] superfast express and from Sri Ganganagar few passenger trains to Suratgarh goes via Sri Karanpur. The train come from hanumangadh jn. to here

By Bus - There is single direct bus to Hisar from Karanpur at morning 6. and a kind of frequent buses throughout the day for Sri Ganganagar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Karanpur
  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.

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