Alirajpur

Alirajpur is a town and a municipality in Alirajpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Alirajpur State was formerly a princely state of India, under the Bhopawar Agency in Central India. It lay in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, near the border with Gujarat and Maharashtra. It had an area of 836 m².[1] It had been from time to time under British administration. The Victoria bridge at Alirajpur was built to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of 1897.[1]

Alirajpur

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Town
Alirajpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Alirajpur
Alirajpur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Alirajpur is located in India
Alirajpur
Alirajpur
Alirajpur (India)
Coordinates: 22°18′19″N 74°21′9″E / 22.30528°N 74.35250°ECoordinates: 22°18′19″N 74°21′9″E / 22.30528°N 74.35250°E
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictAlirajpur district
Population
(2011)
 • Total28,498
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMP-69
ClimateAw
Websitewww.alirajpur.nic.in

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Alirajpur had a population of 25,161. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History

During the British Raj Alirajpur was the capital of Alirajpur State, one of the princely states of India.[3] After India got independence in the year 1947, the ruling family of Alirajpur State moved to Delhi, where the last ruler of Ali Rajpur, Surendra Singh, subsequently served as the Ambassador of India to Spain in the 1980s.

Geography

Alirajpur’s topography is predominantly hilly. Area-wise, the former Alirajpur taluka was larger than the Jhabua taluka of Jhabua district. Now Alirajpur is a District. The Rajwara fort is situated in the centre of the town.

Economy

Its economy depends primarily on agricultural endeavours, especially farming, especially mangoes. The agricultural trading yard in Alirajpur is the biggest in the state when it comes to mango trading. Alirajpur is also a hub for dolomite business.

References

  1. ^ a b Wikisource Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Alirajpur" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 1 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 671.
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ Malleson, G. B.: An historical sketch of the native states of India, London 1875, Reprint Delhi 1984
Alirajpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Alirajpur Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: अलीराजपुर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency came into existence in 1951, as one of the 79 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the erstwhile Madhya Bharat state. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes since its inception.

Alirajpur State

Alirajpur State was formerly a princely state of India, administratively under the Bhopawar Agency subdivision of the Central India Agency. The state covered an area of 2165 square kilometres, with a population of 50,185 in 1901 and its capital at Alirajpur.

Alirajpur district

Alirajpur is one of the 51 districts of Madhya Pradesh state in India. It was created from Alirajpur, Jobat and Bhabra tehsils of the former Jhabua district on 17 May 2008. It is the least literate district in India as per Census 2011. Alirajpur is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district occupies an area of 2,165.24 square kilometres (836.00 sq mi), and at the 2011 census had a population of 728,677.

Alirajpur tehsil

Alirajpur Tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Bhavra

Bhabhra also known as Chandra Shekhar Ajad Nagar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Alirajpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the birthplace of the noted revolutionary Chandra Shekhar Azad.

Bhavra tehsil

Bhavra tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Chandra Shekhar Azad

Chandra Shekhar Azad (/t͡ʃʌnd̪ɾʌːɑːd/; born Chandrashekhar Tiwari, sometimes also spelled Chandrasekhar; 23 July 1906 – 27 February 1931), popularly known as by his self-taken name Azad ("The Free"), was an Indian revolutionary who reorganised the Hindustan Republican Association under its new name of Hindustan Socialist Republican Army (HSRA) after the death of its founder, Ram Prasad Bismil, and three other prominent party leaders, Roshan Singh, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Ashfaqulla Khan. He often used the pseudonym "Balraj" when signing pamphlets issued as the commander in chief of the HSRA (Hindustan Socialist Republic Army).

Dhar district

for the district of Yemen see Dhar District (Yemen)

Dhar district is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The historic town of Dhar is administrative headquarters of the district.

The district has an area 8,153 km². It is bounded by the districts of Ratlam to the north, Ujjain to the northeast, Indore to the east, Khargone (West Nimar) to the southeast, Barwani to the south, Jhabua and Alirajpur to the west. It is part of the Indore Division of Madhya Pradesh. The population of the district is 1,740,577 (2001 census), an increase of 24% from its 1991 population of 1,367,412. Pithampur is a large industrial area comes under Dhar District. Kukshi is the largest tehsil of the district.

Indore division

Indore division is an administrative geographical unit of Madhya Pradesh state of India. Indore is the administrative headquarters of the division.

The division consists of districts of Indore, Barwani, Burhanpur, Dhar, Jhabua, Khandwa, Khargone and Alirajpur.

Jhabua

Jhabua (Hindi: झाबुआ) is a town and a municipality in Jhabua district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Jhabua District.

Jhabua district

Jhabua is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Jhabua is the administrative headquarters of the district.

Jobat

Jobat is a city and a nagar parishad municipality in Alirajpur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Jobat (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Jobat Vidhan Sabha constituency (Hindi: जोबट विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 230 Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) constituencies of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency came into existence in 1951, as one of the 79 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the erstwhile Madhya Bharat state. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes since its inception.

Jobat State

Jobat State was a princely state in India during the British Raj. It was placed administratively under the Bhopawar Agency subdivision of the Central India Agency. The state covered an area of 339 square kilometres and had a population of 9.443 in 1901.

It is in dhar district in Madhya Pradesh.

Jobat tehsil

Jobat tehsil is a fourth-order administrative and revenue division, a subdivision of third-order administrative and revenue division of Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

Ratlam (Lok Sabha constituency)

Ratlam Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Jhabua Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency is reserved for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled tribes. This constituency was renamed as Ratlam in 2008, following delimitation of the parliamentary constituencies. This constituency covers the entire Alirajpur and Jhabua districts and part of Ratlam district.

Surendra Singh

Surendra Singh may refer to:

Surendra Singh (ambassador) (1923–1996), last ruler of Alirajpur State, and Indian ambassador to Spain

Surendra Singh (athlete) (born 1978), Indian long-distance runner

Surendra Singh (Baghal State) (1909–1945), ruler of Baghal State 1922–1945

Surendra Singh (cabinet secretary)

Surendra Pratap Singh (1948–1997), journalist

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