Singnapur

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Singnapur
city
Singnapur is located in Maharashtra
Singnapur
Singnapur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°55′01″N 74°30′33″E / 19.917°N 74.5091°E / 19.917; 74.5091Coordinates: 19°55′01″N 74°30′33″E / 19.917°N 74.5091°E / 19.917; 74.5091
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Ahmednagar
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,858
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

Singnapur is a census town in Ahmednagar district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Singnapur had a population of 10,858. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Singnapur has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 58%. In Singnapur, 34% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Temple of Shanidev[edit]

The palace is mainly known for the temple of Shanidev located there. Daily thousands of the people visit the temple. The number of people increases in the festivals and weekends. The temple is famous around the nation. People offer edible oil, mala, black cloth and Leaves of banyan tree, coconut to the temple. It is believed that bad time (Panoti) of a man having "Panoti" ends by worshiping the god Shanidev. Jay Shanidev.

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.