Waraseoni

Waraseoni(वारासिवनी) is a tehsil (administrative division) and Nagar Palika Parishad (municipality) in Balaghat district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated 16 km (10 mi) from the district headquarters.

Waraseoni

वारासिवनी
Town
Nickname(s): 
RICE CITY
Waraseoni is located in Madhya Pradesh
Waraseoni
Waraseoni
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°45′53″N 80°2′58″E / 21.76472°N 80.04944°ECoordinates: 21°45′53″N 80°2′58″E / 21.76472°N 80.04944°E
CountryIndia
StateMadhya Pradesh
DivisionJabalpur Division
DistrictBalaghat
Waraseoni Nagar Palika Parishad1948
MLADr. Yogendra Nirmal[1](Bhartiya Janta Party)
Government
 • TypeNagar Palika Parishad
 • BodyWaraseoni Nagar Palika Parishad[2]
 • PresidentVivek Patel[2] (Indian National Congress)
 • SDMMr. O. P. Sanodiya
Elevation
305.19 m (1,001.28 ft)
Population
(2017)
 • Town176,291
 • Urban
27,494
 • Rural
148,797
Languages
 • OfficialHindi (primary) English (additional)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN Code
481331
Area code+91-7633
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP 50
Sex Ratio1019
Literacy Rate80%

Transportation

Waraseoni is connected via road to Balaghat, Katangi, Lalbarra, Seoni, Nagpur, Jabalpur, Chhindwara, Bhopal, Indore, Tumsar, Gondia and Bhandara. It is also connected by rail, lying on the BalaghatKatangi section of the South East Central Railway zone (SECR) which runs trains connecting the city to Gondia Junction railway station on the Howrah–Nagpur–Mumbai line.

The nearest major city is Nagpur, which is 145 km (90 mi) away by road.The nearest airport is Nagpur Airport.

City of Freedom Fighters

The city is known as the City of Freedom Fighters. Hiralal Tamrakar, Dr Tekchand Jain, Thakur Prasad and Buddhu Lal Marathe are among the freedom fighters who participated in the struggle for independence from the British and Portuguese. Hiralal ji[3] is now the only living freedom fighter in Balaghat District.[4] Hiralal Tamrakar was congratulated by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on 9 August 2017 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential mansion.

Demographics

As of the 2011 India census, Waraseoni had a population of 176,291. There were 87,307 males and 88,984 females. There were 1,019 females to every 1,000 males. Waraseoni had an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 73%. Male literacy was 87.8% and female literacy was 72.3%. 12% of the population was under 6 years of age.[5]

The only language spoken is Hindi. Other dialects of Hindi are also spoken in some parts of Waraseoni. Pure Hindi is used in the city area of Waraseoni.

Waraseoni is famous for rice crop production across the country. Many rice mills are present nearby the town.

Education

There are three private industrial training institutes (ITIs):[11]

i) Shree Dutta Sai Pvt ITI Waraseoni

ii) Samrat Pvt ITI Waraseoni

iii) Shri Kashi Pvt ITI Waraseoni. There is also one mini-ITI located in Wara village.

Villages

The following villages are within Waraseoni tehsil (administrative division) as of census 2011:[12]

Sr. No. Village name Population
1. Alejhari 1907
2. Amgaon 489
3. Ansera 2412
4. Bagholi 1173
5. Bakera 1954
6. Barbaspur Urf Udharini 604
7. Basi 720
8. Bhandi 1644
9. Bithali 872
10. Bodalkasa 1371
11. Botejhari 2286
12. Budbuda 4867
13. Changera 1949
14. Deogaon 2179
15. Dinera 1174
16. Dini 2680
17. Doke 1350
18. Dongargaon 1102
19. Dongarmali 2612
20. Dorli 951
21. Dorli 746
22. Garra 4097
23. Gatapayali 1375
24. Jabartola 464
25. Jagpur 2269
26. Jhadgaon 2760
27. Jhaliwada 3106
28. Kaspur 2103
29. Katangtola 955
30. Kauliwada 2179
31. Kaydi 4509
32. Kera 622
33. Khadakpur 1068
34. Khandwa 1995
35. Khapa 2227
36. Khursipar 569
37. Kochewahi 3127
38. Koste 3394
39. Ladsada 3857
40. Lalpur 2474
41. Lingmara 2418
42. Madanpur 1357
43. Maharajpur 1185
44. Maheduli 2219
45. Mangejhari 3490
46. Mehandiwada 4136
47. Mendki 3506
48. Mohgaon Khurd 1667
49. Murjhad 3136
50. Murmadi 844
51. Nagjhar 701
52. Nandgaon 1733
53. Narodi 1666
54. Narwanjpar 1093
55. Neemgaon Urf Padampur 1017
56. Pipariya 2541
57. Pounera 605
58. Puni 920
59. Rajegaon 1010
60. Rampayli 5491
61. Ramrama 1598
62. Rengajhari 1456
63. Rengatola 1344
64. Sarandi 1642
65. Sawangi 2078
66. Serpar 1346
67. Sikandra 2527
68. Singodi 1654
69. Sirra 1572
70. Sonjhara 1541
71. Thanegaon 3101
72. Tuiyapar 479
73. Tumadi 1982
74. Umarwada 1837
75. Wara 2965
76. Yakodi 2748

Notable locations

Other notable locations include an Ancient Jain temple on old Rampaili Road, an ancient Shiv temple on Mandnpur Road, and a 20th century Lord Shiv's Temple where people go for picnics. There is a viaduct called GotaDol on the Chandan River. On the banks of the Wainganga River is the Garra industrial area and a botanical garden.

References

  1. ^ "::Department Of Public Relations,Madhya Pradesh::". Mpinfo.org. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "नगर पालिका परिषद्, वारासिवनी आपका हार्दिक स्वागत करती है". Waraseoninagarpalika.com. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  3. ^ "राष्ट्रपति करेंगे स्वतंत्रता संग्राम सेनानी ताम्रकार का सम्मान". News.raftaar.in. Retrieved 2017-08-18.
  4. ^ https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiralaji_Tamrakar.jpeg
  5. ^ "Waraseoni Tehsil Population, Religion, Caste Balaghat district, Madhya Pradesh - Census India". Censusindia.co.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Institute Portal". Mphighereducation.nic.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Institute Portal". Mphighereducation.nic.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  8. ^ "JNKVV, Jabalpur". Jnkvv.org. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Welcome To JNV Balaghat -". Jnvbalaghat.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Spct Group". Spctgroup.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Created by BCL easyConverter SDK 4 (HTML Version)". Balaghat.nic.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Villages & Towns in Waraseoni Tehsil of Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh". Census2011.co.in. Retrieved 18 August 2017.

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