Tal, Madhya Pradesh

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Tal is located in Madhya Pradesh
Tal is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°43′N 75°23′E / 23.72°N 75.38°E / 23.72; 75.38Coordinates: 23°43′N 75°23′E / 23.72°N 75.38°E / 23.72; 75.38
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Ratlam
Elevation 437 m (1,434 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,073
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Tal is a town and a nagar parishad in Ratlam District of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh."TAL" is a tehsil place and a small town; it is a tahsil of Ratlam district and situated near Chambal river. Before Indian independence, Tal was part of the princely state of Jaora, ruled by the jaora "NAVAB "

Origin of the name[edit]

The name of the town is derived from the Malvi word Talav that means pond. The town is popularly believed to be built by reclaiming land from a large pond.Tal was part of the princely state of Jaora, ruled by the Dodiya chief.The princely state was ruled by the Dodia clan which holds the title "Rawat". Before independence the rule was under Rawat Shri Shambhu Singh ji(Tal).Rawat Shri Shambhu Singh ji had five son namely Late Kr Yogendra Singh, Late Kr Kamal Singh, Late Kr Shiv Raj Singh, Late Kr Vikram Singh and Late Kr Kishor Singh.Late vikram singh ji dodiya had 8 sons and 2 daughters normali kr Rajandra singh, kr Satya pal singh, kr Natwar singh,, kr Hamandra singh, late kr Balveer singh, kr Inder pal singh, kr Jag pal singh, kr Shiv pal singh and daughter's name Parmila kunwar, Bhagwati kunwar

And at present Mr. Manoj Sharma working as city congress president


Tal is located at 23°43′N 75°23′E / 23.72°N 75.38°E / 23.72; 75.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 437 metres (1433 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Tal had a population of 14,913. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Tal has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 48%. In Tal, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Tal
  2. ^ "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.