Mundka

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Mundka
town
Mundka is located in Delhi
Mundka
Mundka
Mundka is located in India
Mundka
Mundka
Location in India
Coordinates: 28°40′46″N 77°01′42″E / 28.67944°N 77.02835°E / 28.67944; 77.02835Coordinates: 28°40′46″N 77°01′42″E / 28.67944°N 77.02835°E / 28.67944; 77.02835
Country India
State Delhi
District West Delhi
Population (2001)
 • Total 43,898
Languages
 • Spoken Haryanvi, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 110041
Telephone code 2834
Sex ratio 1.27 /

Mundka is a census town and village in West district in the Indian state of Delhi. Mundka is the birthplace and village of former Chief minister of Delhi, Late Dr Sahib Singh Verma. The current MLA of the Mundka constituency is Sukhbir Singh Dalal, an AAP candidate while BJP lost this for having been won two times from here.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Mundka had a population of 43,898. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Mundka has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 65%. In Mundka, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. This village comes under 8th no Assembly of Delhi.

Accessibility[edit]

Map of Delhi showing location of Mundka

The Mundka station of Delhi Metro rail started from 2 April 2010, Mundka to Inderlok. The 15.1 km corridor benefits thousands of people in the national capital's west and northwest area. The corridor, also called the Green Line, connects Inderlok (on Dilshad Garden—Rithala line) and Kirti Nagar (on Dwarka – Noida City Centre / Vaishali line). It is 22 km from Connaught place (Delhi) and 10 km from Bahadurgarh (Haryana).[2][3] The village lies adjacent to Swarn Park.

Recent developments[edit]

The constituency has been in the news for its very poor infrastructure, despite having a popular metro station near by it. The streets become small drains and sewers overflow in just a matter of a few minutes of rain. People believe that Mundka is one of the most corrupt constituencies in Delhi as there is no basic infrastructure present.

The village has its own community centre, library, Govt Primary school and high school. It is also a central point for aeronautical colleges and Delhi Metro Depot. Moreover, this is a village of Delhi State.

Dr. Ambedkar - Mera Swabhimaan is a well known social organizer in Mundka and organizes many motivational, social programs throughout the year.

Dr. Ambedkar Court Yard is a well known place among all Ambedkrites of the world.

The biggest occasion of Mundka is Dr. Ambedkar's birthday (14 April) and the largest roadshow of the west Delhi is organized by the Mundka people. Thousands of people take part in this.

Dada Bhero Temple is a well renowned temple in the village.

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. 
  2. ^ "Metro's Green Line opened". Hindustan Times. India. 2 April 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Delhi Metro to add fifth line tomorrow". The Economic Times. India. 1 April 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2010.