Ramnagar, Madhya Pradesh
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||96/100 ♂/♀|
The town was affected by Bansagar project. Presently the old town is completely submerged under water and its inhabitants have been relocated to a newly developed and planned town called New Ramnagar. The inhabitants of the submerged town were provided monetary compensation and strips of land in the new town. Allegations of forcible acquisition, insufficient and/or delayed compensation in lieu of the land surrendered by the town's inhabitants have been made.
New Ramnagar is connected to other cities through road links. The nearest National Highway is Jabalpur- Allahabad highway which can be accessed from Amarpatan,20 km away from New Ramnagar. The nearest railway links are Maihar and Satna. Rewa at a distance of 60 km is also a convenient railway station.
According to the last census the town has a population of 133,393. The majority of the population speaks Bagheli, which is a derivative of Hindi.
The town has middle, primary and high schooling facilities. In 2001 a Government College was established in New Ramnagar which offers Bachelor of Arts course.
- Ramhit Gupta, Ex- Finance Minister, Madhya Pradesh
Some of the freedom fighters include:
- Sita Prasad Payasi And Smt Saraswati devi
- Uma Pratap Singh village- ganjash
- Ganga Prasad.Village Devrajnagar
- Anil Singh (naveen ) Bansagar visthapit activist and social worker
veerendra singh nagar(futur fighter
- Ramanuj Dwivedi village-Dewra Molhai
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