Katni (also known as Murwara (Katni) or Mudwara) is a town on the banks of the Katni River in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Katni District. It is in the Mahakoshal region of central India. The city is 90 km (56 mi) from the divisional headquarters of the region, Jabalpur. Katni is the 2nd busiest railway junction of Madhya Pradesh. Katni also famous for [lime stones]


Mudwara Katni
Katni is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°29′N 80°24′E / 23.48°N 80.40°ECoordinates: 23°29′N 80°24′E / 23.48°N 80.40°E
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
 • MayorCA Shashank Shrivastava
304 m (997 ft)
 • Total221,875
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code07622
Vehicle registrationMP-21


As of the 2011 census, Murwara (Katni) municipality had a population of 221,875.[1] Effective literacy was 87.43%; male literacy was 92.77% and female literacy was 81.64%.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (pdf). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 March 2012.

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Allahabad–Jabalpur section

The Allahabad–Jabalpur section is a railway line connecting Allahabad and Jabalpur. This 366 km (227 mi) track is part of the Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line. The main line is under the jurisdiction of North Central Railway and West Central Railway


Badwara is a census town and Tehsil is located in Katni district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. 106 villages in Badwara Tehsil. It comes under Badwara Panchayath. It belongs to Jabalpur Division. It is located 24 km towards east from District headquarters Katni. 382 km from state capital Bhopal.

Badwara is surrounded by Katni Tehsil towards west, Murwara Tehsil towards west, Vijayraghavgarh Tehsil towards north, Chandia Tehsil towards east.


Bahoriband is a town and a nagar panchayat in Katni district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Bahoriband Tehsil Headquarters is Bahoriband town . It belongs to Jabalpur Division. It is located 44 km towards west from District headquarters Katni. 320 km from State capital Bhopal towards west.

Bahoriband Tehsil is bounded by Sihora Tehsil towards South, Majhouli Tehsil towards South, Rithi Tehsil towards North, Murwara Tehsil towards East . Jabalpur City, Umaria City, Katni City are the nearby cities to Bahoriband.

Bandhavgarh National Park , Jabalpur (Sanskaardhaani), Bhedaghat , Vijayraghavgarh , Maihar , Panna are the nearby important tourist destinations to see.

Barhi, Katni

Barhi is a town and a Nagar Parishad in Katni district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Bilaspur–Katni line

Bilaspur - Katni line is a Rail-line between Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh and Katni in Madhya Pradesh Junction.The route of this line is via Anuppur, Shahdol & Umaria to Katni.

Bina Junction railway station

Bina Junction railway station is a railway junction in Madhya Pradesh that is part of the West Central Railway Bhopal division. Bina Junction serves Bina City along with the surrounding areas of Bundelkhand and Malwa.

Bina Junction has six platforms.

Trains leave Bina Junction in four directions: towards Delhi, Mumbai, Prayag Raj formerly known as Allahbad, and Jaipur. Important trains passing through

The line serves important stations for both goods as well as passenger express and mail trains. The important trains include :

Bhopal―Rewa Rewanchal Express

Bhopal―Bilaspur Express

Bhopal―Howrah Exp.(via Singrauli)

Bhopal/ Bina―Itarsi Vindhyachal Express

Bhopal―Lucknow Express

Bhopal―Damoh Rajyarani Intercity Express

Singrauli –Bhopal Overnight Express

Singrauli –Nizamuddin(via katni–malkhedi) Express

Indore―Howrah Shipra Express

Indore―Jabalpur Intercity(via Malkhedi–Guna)Exp.

Indore―Rewa(via Bina–katni)Exp.

Indore–Guwahati weekly Exp.

Indore―Darbhanga Exp.(via Bina–Katni–Patna)

Indore―Varanasi(Benaras)(via Bina–khajuraho)Vishwanath Express

Jabalpur―Rajkot(Somnath)(Via Bina)Express

Jabalpur―Hazrat Nizamuddin MP Express(via malkhedi)

Jabalpur―Hazrat Nizamuddin Gondwana(via malkhedi)Express..

Jabalpur – Jaipur Express (via malkhedi)

Jabalpur―JammuTawi Durgavati Exp.(via malkhedi)

Jabalpur–Atari (Amritsar)Spl.Express

Jabalpur―Dehradun Shri Nanda Devi Express(via katni–bina)

Jaipur―Durg Express(via malkhedi)

Ajmer―Durg(via Bina–Bilaspur)Express

Bhagat ki kothi(Jodhpur)―Vishakhapattanam (via Jaipur–Bina–Raipur)MADHYA Bharat Express

Jammu Tawi–Durg(via Bina–Bilaspur) Express

Lokmanya Tilak Terminus(Mumbai)―Varanasi Kamayani Express

Mumbai central—lucknow AC spl fare Exp

Lucknow–Mumbai central Suvidha superfast Express

Puri―Haridwar Kalinga utkal Express

Amritsar―Vishakhapattanam Hirakund Express

Udaipur City―Shalimar Express

Ajmer―Kolkata Express

Bikaner-Puri Exp.Jagannath Exp.

Bilaspur/Durg -Firozpur Antyodaya Express

Bikaner–Bilaspur(via Jaipur-bina-katni) Express

Jaipur—Shalimar(Kolkata)(Via bina-bilaspur)Jaisingh(spl.fare)exp

Shalimar–Bhuj Weekly Superfast Express

Ahmedabad–Patna(via ujjain-bina-allahabad) Weekly Express

Ahmedabad—Kolkata(chitpur)(via ajmer-bhopal-bina-singrauli-dhanbad)weekly exp

Bina–Katni 505 Passenger

Damoh―Kota Passenger

Jabalpur–Kota (via katni–bina) Marble Exp.

Bina—Jhansi―Lucknow fast Pass.

Bina―Damoh Passenger

Bina―Katni/Chopan/Shaktinagar Passenger

Bina―Chirimiri fast Passenger

Bina—Naini(Allahabad)Mela Spl.Passenger

Bina—Jabalpur Slip Express

Bina—Delhi Sarai rohilla—ashoknagar Pilgrim spl. exp.

Khajuraho―Bhopal Mahamana Exp.

Khajuraho―Indore Orchha Exp.

Rewa―Bhopal Spl.fare Exp.

Habibganj―Rewa AC Exp.

Nagpur–Rewa Exp.Habibganj—Santragachi(Kolkata)Humsafar Express

Bhagat ki kothi(Jodhpur)―Tambram (Chennai) Humsafar Express

Bina–Katni line

The Bina–Katni line is the railway route between Bina Junction railway station of Bina and New Katni Junction railway station of Katni in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Katni Junction railway station

Katni Junction (Station Code: KTE) is a major rail junction in Katni, India. Rail links from the junction travel in five directions — Bina, Jabalpur, Satna, Bilaspur, Singrauli. Rail links from the junction travel to New Delhi, Mumbai, Vadodara, Howrah, Chennai, Bangalore, allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow,bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Agra, Gorakhpur, Patna, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Ambala, Bhatinda, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ajmer, Nagpur, Pune , Jammu, Raipur, Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Hubli, Madurai, Vasco, rameshvaram, Kanyakumari, Ernakulam and other Indian cities. Approximately 342 passenger trains and more than 300 goods train passes the junction every day. Katni is one of the busiest railway junction in Madhya Pradesh.

To reduce the junction's load the new Katni Murwara Junction & Katni South has been opened to carry trains from Bina and Jabalpur respectively.

Katni Murwara Junction railway station

Katni Murwara railway station (Station Code: KMZ) is a railway station in Katni and part of the West Central Railway under Jabalpur Junction railway station division.

Katni South railway station

Katni South railway station (Station Code: KTES) is a railway station in Katni and part of the West Central Railway. It is on the Allahabad-Jabalpur section and connects to Katni-Bilaspur line and Katni-Billibari link.

Katni district

Katni district is one of the 51 districts of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Katni is the district headquarters. The district is part of Jabalpur Division. The district occupies an area of 4949.59 km².

Khajuraho (Lok Sabha constituency)

Khajuraho Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 29 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh state in central India. This constituency came into existence in 2017 Presently it covers the entire Panna district and parts of Chhatarpur and Katni districts.

Madhavnagar Road railway station

Madhavnagar Road railway station is a small railway station in Katni district, Madhya Pradesh. Its code is MDRR. It serves Madhavnagar city. The station consists of two platforms, neither well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.

Maihar railway station

Maihar railway station is a railway station serving Maihar town, in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh State of India. It is under Jabalpur railway division of West Central Railway Zone of Indian Railways. It is located on Katni-Satna main line of the Indian Railways.

It is located at 353 m above sea level and has three platforms. As of 2016, electrified of existing double Broad Gauge railway line is in progress and at this station, 60 trains stops. Khajuraho Airport, is at distance of 111 kilo meters.

New Katni Junction railway station

New Katni Junction railway station, located on the Katni-Bilaspur line, serves Katni in Madhya Pradesh. Administrative head of New Katni Junction is Area Railway Manager. It is basically a marshaling yard and there are two locomotive sheds, Katni Diesel Shed and New Katni Electric Shed. There are also a boxn depot which is used for repair work of freight wagons. It is located between two rivers Simraul and Bimraul expanded in about 5 km.

A small colonial goods yard exist at KMZ during the early 50's. To keep pace with industrial development of the country, setting up of Bhiali & Rourkela Steel Plants and the discovery of huge stock of coal in central coalfields it was becoming necessary that infra structural facilities of quicker transportation should be developed. With this view, in mind, the Railway Board in 1956 decided to go in for construction of a Marshalling Yard in New Katni Junction at an estimated cost of Rs. 90 Lac. A huge Marshalling Yard complex was constructed between river Simraul & Bimraul and the same was opened for traffic in the morning of 19 January 1961.

Rail transport in Madhya Pradesh

Rail transport in Madhya Pradesh began from year 1903, with the introduction of Delhi-Chennai rail route through the state and Bhopal Junction railway station of Bhopal emerged as the major rail junction on this route. Since independence, the state has got a good rail connectivity with major railway zone called West Central Railway.

Rithi, Katni

Rithi Tehsil is located in Katni district.112 villages in rithi Tehsil

Rithi is a town which comes under the jurisdiction of Katni district, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is one of the tehsils of Katni. It is about 30 km from the district headquarters. Bhopal is the state capital for Rithi village. It is located around 290.1 kilometer away from Rithi.. The other nearest state capital from Rithi is Lucknow and its distance is 295.4 km, Ranchi 530.9 km., Patna 537.4 km.,

जनपद पंचायत रीठी (Rithi) : रीठी जनपद पंचायत कटनी जिला पंचायत के अंतर्गत आने वाली 6 जनपद पंचायतों मे से एक है |

रीठी जनपद पंचायत के अंतर्गत 56 ग्राम पंचायत आती है |

Shahdol (Lok Sabha constituency)

Shahdol 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. It covers the entire Anuppur and Umaria districts and parts of Shahdol and Katni districts.


Vijayraghavgarh is a big town, tehsil headquarters, and a nagar panchayat in Katni district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It belongs to Jabalpur division and is 34 km east of district headquarters Katni. Vijayraghavgarh is surrounded by Badwara tehsil in the south, Shahnagar tehsil in the west and Maihar tehsil north.

Katni, Jabalpur, Rewa, Satna, Umariya, and Shahdol are nearby cities.

Cities and towns in Jabalpur division
Balaghat district
Chhindwara district
Jabalpur district
Katni district
Mandla district
Narsinghpur district
Seoni district
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