Khujner

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Khujner
city
Nickname(s): KUNJ NAGAR
Khujner is located in Madhya Pradesh
Khujner
Khujner
Khujner is located in India
Khujner
Khujner
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°47′N 76°36′E / 23.78°N 76.6°E / 23.78; 76.6Coordinates: 23°47′N 76°36′E / 23.78°N 76.6°E / 23.78; 76.6
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rajgarh
Elevation 531 m (1,742 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,785
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Khujner is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rajgarh district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.Khujner has churned out very few professionals but an IAS officer named Radheshyam Julania. The majority of population is Baniya who are very wealthy and business-minded.The Town is a strong base of Vaishnavite followers and majority of them are Baniyas, they follow non-materialistic lifestyle and serve Lord Krishna.

Geography[edit]

Khujner is located at 23°47′N 76°36′E / 23.78°N 76.6°E / 23.78; 76.6.[1] It has an average elevation of 531 metres (1742 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Khujner had a population of 9285. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khujner has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 45%. In Khujner, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

khujner has majority of meadtwal vaishya and yadavs. prachin shiv mandir at sadar bajar is ancient site.

Famous People[edit]

1. Shri Radheshyam Julania(Gupta), IAS 2. Amar Singh Yadav, MLA Rajgarh 3. Jamnalal Gupta ,Ex-MLA Rajgarh 4. Kedar Kaka (Gupta), BJP leader

Places to Visit[edit]

1. Prachin Shiv Mandir,Sadar Bazar 2. Shree Sawaliya seth mandir. 3. Khedapati mandir. 4. khatushyam ji mandir. 5. Shiv Ki Ji Ki Bagichi, Bus Stand.

Education[edit]

Education is in very bad state in town . Most of the upper class baniyas send their children to nearby cities; mostly Indore for school studies.

Business[edit]

The business opportunities are very less and are dominated by Baniyas in Town.

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station is Pachore (15 km). The nearest airport is Indore (180 km). Khujner is connected by road to Indore, Kota, Bhopal, Jhalawar, Vidisha by direct buses running every day.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Khujner
  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.