Luna, Rajasthan

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Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jodhpur
Tehsil Bap
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ

Luna is a village in Rajasthan, India, famous as the birthplace of Mehdi HassanCitation needed. It is a panchayat village[1] in Bap tehsil of Jodhpur District.[2] Prior to 2011, Luna was in Phalodi tehsil.[3]

Luna village might be the reference town for the famous motorette 'Luna' which was manufactured by Kinetic Industries of Uttar Pradesh in the late 1980s.[citation needed]


In the India census of 2001, the village of Luna had a population of 1,620. Males constituted 54.7% (886) of the population and females 45.3% (734), for a gender ratio of 828 females per thousand males.[3]


  1. ^ 2011 Village Panchayat Code for Luna = 35635, "Reports of National Panchayat Directory: Village Panchayat Names of Bap, Jodhpur, Rajasthan". Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. 
  2. ^ 2001 Census Village code for Luna = 01912700, "2001 Census of India: List of Villages by Tehsil: Rajasthan" (PDF). Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. p. 380. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Census 2001 Population Finder: Rajasthan: Jodhpur: Phalodi: Luna". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 13 May 2013.