Supiya

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Supiya
Supia
village
Supiya is located in Madhya Pradesh
Supiya
Supiya
Coordinates: 24°25′40″N 81°24′01″E / 24.4279°N 81.4004°E / 24.4279; 81.4004Coordinates: 24°25′40″N 81°24′01″E / 24.4279°N 81.4004°E / 24.4279; 81.4004
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rewa
Block Rewa
Area[1]
 • Total 4.77 km2 (1.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,572
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postal Index Number 486550
STD code 07662
ISO 3166 code MP-IN
Vehicle registration MP-

Supiya (also spelt Supia) is a village in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, India.

According to the 2011 census of India, it has 386 households with 1,572 people (828 males and 744 females). Out of these, 1,033 people are literate. The population includes 187 people belonging to Scheduled Castes and 239 people belonging to Scheduled Tribes.[1]

A 460 CE pillar inscription of the Gupta king Skandagupta has been discovered at Supiya.[2]

The village was in news in 2015, when two teenagers doused a 13-year old boy with petrol, and set him on fire.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "District Census Handbook: Rewa" (PDF). Directorate of Census Operations - Madhya Pradesh. 2011. 
  2. ^ Tej Ram Sharma (1989). A Political History of the Imperial Guptas: From Gupta to Skandagupta. Concept. p. 183. ISBN 978-81-7022-251-4. 
  3. ^ "13-year old boy set ablaze by two teenagers in Madhya Pradesh". The Times of India. 5 July 2015.