Sardarpur

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Sardarpur
city
Sardarpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sardarpur
Sardarpur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Sardarpur is located in India
Sardarpur
Sardarpur
Sardarpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°39′37″N 74°58′44″E / 22.66028°N 74.97889°E / 22.66028; 74.97889Coordinates: 22°39′37″N 74°58′44″E / 22.66028°N 74.97889°E / 22.66028; 74.97889
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictDhar
Population
 (2001)
 • Total6,120
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

Sardarpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Dhar district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is a town on Mahi river on the Malwa plateau. Shri Mohankheda Jain thirth and Bhopawar jain tirth are located nearby.[1][2]

History[edit]

Sardarpur was a British station in Central India during the British Raj, and was within the state of Gwalior.[3] It was the headquarters of the political agent for the Bhopawar agency, and of the Malwa Bhil corps, originally raised in 1837 and converted into a military police battalion by around 1900.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Sardarpur had a population of 6,119. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Sardarpur has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 60%. In Sardarpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://shrimohankheda.com/
  2. ^ http://www.bhopavartirth.org/
  3. ^ a b Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Sardarpur" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 24 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 209.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.