Khetia

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Khetia
KHETIYA
Cotton City
city
Khetia is located in Madhya Pradesh
Khetia
Khetia
Khetia is located in India
Khetia
Khetia
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°40′24″N 74°35′13″E / 21.67333°N 74.58694°E / 21.67333; 74.58694Coordinates: 21°40′24″N 74°35′13″E / 21.67333°N 74.58694°E / 21.67333; 74.58694
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Barwani
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Body Nagar Panchayat Parishad
Population (2012)
 • Total 60,007
Languages
 • Official Hindi Ahirani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91-7286
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Khetia is a town and a nagar panchayat in Barwani district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. From Maharashtra State, it can be reached well by road from Shahada, Nandurbar and Dhule. It lies at a distance of 32 km west of Newali. For facilitating accessibility, this khetia town is well connected via railways and airports. Khetia is one of the most important City of Barwani District. It is largest supplier of cotton in Madhya Pradesh State. Khetia is situated at Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh Border. Khetia is Nagar Panchayat Parishad of Pansemal Tehsil and Barwani District. Mayor of the Khetia City is Mr.Amrut Bagul and Consist of Corporators Mr.Sunil Pati, Mr.Yuvraj Bagul, Mr.Suryakant Yesikar Etc. Khetia City having an MANDI which is associated to MP State Mandi Board and it is user for farmers tp sell there products. Present Chairman of Mandi Board Khetia is Mr.Manohar Patel.

Khetia City is well connected with Maharashtra and nearby tourism place of Maharashtra is Kochara Mata away from 3Kms. And another place is Toranmal which is famous for Mahashivratri and second largest peak and second largest hill station of Maharashtra. Khetia City having statues of various Great Indians like Dr.Babasaheb B.R.Ambedkar, Guruvar Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandi, Maharana Pratap, Veer Shivaji Maharaj. Khetia City having well education system consists of Government and Non-Government Schools. Like Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School, Vedant Gurukul Madhyamik Vidyapeeth, Guruvar Rabindranath Tagore School, St. Marry School, Jainshree Public School, Gurukul Public Higher Secondary School, Saraswati Shishu Mandir School. Khetia City having Police Station for control crime and peace in the city and Khetia Circle, villages under Khetia Circle mainly are Malfa, Temli, Malgaon, Amjhiri, Temla, Bhadgone, Nisarpur, Melan, Chichwaniya, Bhatki, Rakhi, Karanpura, Behediya, Bandriyabad, Bygore. Present Police Station Incharge TI is Mr.Baldev Singh Mujalda. Khetia City having an another Semi-Governing body which is associated with PDS Public Distribution System, of MP Government, known as Aadim Jati Sahakari Samiti Khetia. Chairman is Mr.Sambhajirav Yesikar and Manager is Mr.Prakash Thackray. Khetia City having various national bank branches for financial services like state Bank of India, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank, Kendriya Sahakari Bank. Khetia having sports clubs such Azad Cricket Club Khetia, Khetia Basketball Association.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Khetia had a population of 14,265. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khetia has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 58%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. The population of town has mix of religion majority of them are from Hindu community. Other community is Muslim, Jain and tribe. There are lot of temple in this town almost every main corner of the city has the temple for Hindus and Jain. Also there are two mosque present for Muslims to offer their 5 times prayer.

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