Ashoknagar (अशोकनगर) is a town and district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The city of Ashoknagar is the administrative headquarters of the district. Ashoknagar district was formed in 2003.
Origin of name
It is bounded on the east by the Betwa River, which separates it from Lalitpur District of Uttar Pradesh and Sagar District of Madhya Pradesh. Vidisha District lies to the south. The Sindh River forms the western border of the district, which separates it from Guna District. Shivpuri District lies to the north.
It is divided into eight tehsils: Ashoknagar, Chanderi, Issagarh, Mungaoli ,Shadora, Nai Saray, Piprai and Bahadurpur. The district was created on August 15, 2003 when it was split from Guna District. Shahdora a town 15 km from Ashoknagar had been given tehsil status in September 2008.
Earlier it was part of Guna district. Ashoknagar is well known for its Grain Mandi and "Sharbati Gaihu", a type of wheat. The nearest city Guna 45 km from the city. Ashoknagar was formerly known as Prachar. The railway line passes from the middle of the city. Ashoknagar is located in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh, between the rivers Sindh and the Betwa. It comes under the northern part of Malwa plateau, though main part of its district lies in the Bundelkhand Plateau. The eastern and western boundaries of the district are well defined by the rivers. The Betwa flows along the eastern boundary separating it from Sagar District and Lalitpur District, India of Uttar Pradesh. The Sindh is the main river flowing along the western boundary. Chanderi, a part of Ashoknagar, is famous for its brocades and muslins, especially for its handwoven Chanderi sarees. Ashoknagar is situated on the Kota-Bina railway section of Western Central Railway. Ashoknagar district has boundary to the border of UP in the east, about 87 km from Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh. Ashoknagar is approximately 190 km away from the capital of the state Bhopal, 360 km from Indore, and about 250 km from Gwalior.
Villages in Ashoknagar district
Villages in Ashoknagar tahsil: Akhai Krishna, Akhai Tappa, Akhaidan, Amahi Kachnar, Amahi Pachhar, Amakheda Tumen, Amkheda Sukha, Amoda, Anantpur, Ashoknagar(M), Aurangaber Khedi, Awari, Badagaon, Bagulya, Bajitpur, Balnai, Bamnai Haweli, Bamnai Sonera, Bamooriya Dangi, Bamooriya Foot, Bamooriya Shadora, Bamora, Bamori Bhima, Bamori Tal, Bans Khedi, Bansa Khedi, Bansapur, Banyai, Barkheda Chhajju, Barkheda Fatehpur, Barkheda Hemraj, Barkheda Jagir, Barkheda Nai Saray, Barkhedalal, Barkhedi, Barmahu, Barodiya Shadora, Barodiyo Tumen, Bawadi Kheda, Behata, Berkhedi, Berkhedi Tomen, Bhadon, Bhaduli, Bharka, Bhensarwas, Bhentuwa, Bhonra Kachhi, Bhonra Khati, Bhonsalegaon, Bhugawali, Bhura Khedi, Bijaypura, Bijaypura Nai Saray, Bijori, Birpur, Bisore, Biyani, Bobupur Muhal, Charoda, Chhaper Chhaprai Khalsa, Chhaprai Mafi, Chhipon, Chirola, Chiroli, Chopra Pachhar, Damoh, Dangahi, Dangora Foot, Deharda, Deprai, Devkhedi, Dhamna, Dhaturiya, Dhora, Diyadhari, Dongra, Dongra Pachhar, Durweshi, Fardai, Fatehpur, Gadla Kachanar, Garroli, Gata Shadora, Gata Sonera, Gharoi, Gopalpur, Gora, Guchrai, Gugor Mafi, Gundar, Gyanpur, Hajipur, Hamidpur, Himja, Himnoda, Hingoniya, Hinotiya Baghela, Hinotiya Khurd, Hinotiya Pachhar, Ingle Khedi, Ishwarkhedi, Itwa, Jaidai, Jalalpur, Jalalpur Tumen, Jama Khedi, Jaswant Nagar, Jatoli, Jhagar, Jhagar Kachnar, Jheela, Jugya, Kabira, Kachhi Bamora, Kachnar, Kaithai, Kajrai, Kaka Khedi, Kakrai, Kakrua Rai, Kakrua Tumen, Kalua Khedi, Kamalpur, Kanari, Kankada, Kariya Benet, Kariya Buddhu, Kariya Khedi, Kariya Rai, Karkhya, Karmasi, Kelaras, Khadichara, [[Khai Kheda],] Khajuriya Kalan, Khajuriya Khurd, Khajuriya Subedar, Khanpur, Khejra Atari, Khejra Kalan, Khejra Khurd, Khejra Nai, Khejra Tas, Khejri Khargo, Khera Bhan, Khera Laloi, Kherai, Kherona, Khiriya Gohas, Khiriya Gum, Khiriya Tel, Khirya Mahu, Kolua, Kudai Pachhar, Kundai Tumen, Kundoli, Kundora, Kurwad, Lakha Khedi, Lakheri Basarti, Lalpur, Lidhora]], Mad Kheda, Madagan, Madhana Khiriya, Madhopur (Rijoda), Madi Haveli, Madi Kanoongo, Madi Namdar, Madi Tumen, Mahu Alampur, Mahua Kheda, Mahua Kheda Kachnar, Malkhedi, Manakpur, Mardapur, Marup, Masidpur, Mathner, Mehmuda, Menai, Mohri Gyan, Mohri Rai, Mohri Sonera, Mudara Nai Saray, Muhal Milak, Mulla Khedi, Mundara Kachnar, Musyawada, Myapur, Nag Fanni, Nagau Khedi, Nageshri, Nanakpur Muhal, Nandnai, Narayanpur, Pachhari, Padam Ghata, Padariya, Pahada, Pahila, Palka Tori, Panuwa, Parasari Subaji, Parasari Tikaram, Parbai, Parichha, Parsoliya, Pathari, Pathriya, Pawargarh, Peharu Khedi, Pili Ghata, Pipal Kheda, Pipari, Pipariya Kachhi, Pipariya Rai, Pipnawada, Piprol Shadora, Porkhi, Raje Bamora, Rajpur, Ranwasar Khalsa, Rasidpur, Rasulpur, Rati Kheda, Renjha, Repari, Rijoda, Rusalla Buzurg, Rusalla Khurd, Sadumara, Sagar, Sahodari, Salalpur, Salmai, Satau Khedi, Sawan, Seji, Semra Bamora, Semra Tumen, Semrahat, Semri Ahir, Semri Jumman, Semri Lohabad, Semri Shahabad, Sepra, Shadora, Shahbajpur, Shankarpur, Sijawat, Sikandra, Silawan, Simiriya, Singwasa, Sirsi Nai Saray, Sirsi Pachhar, Sirsoda, Sohat, Sohpur, Sonera, Suhagpur, Sultanpur, Sumera Jagir, Takneri, Tarawali, Tighri, Tonkali, Trimbakpur, Tumen, Umariya Dang, Umariya Mafi, Urjhuru,
List Of Villages in Chanderi tahsil:
Aket, Amjhera, Amrod, Arron, Badera, Bamori Chanderi, Bankalpur, Bari, Bhariyakhedi, Bhatoli, Churari, Dewal Kho , Donger, Dungasra, Garethi, Godhan, Gorakala, Hirawal, Jamakhedi, Jarsal, Kadrana, Kanawata, Khagal, Khairai, Khanpur, Khera, Khirka Tanka, Kukretha, Laloi, Lidhora, Maholi, Mithakheda, Mohanpur, Mohari, Mundarakala, Muradpur, Naderi, Nanakpur, Nanon, Nawani, Nayakhera, Piprod, Pranpura, Ramnagar, Rehatwas, Sakwara, Sigon, Singpur Chalda, Sirsod, Sona, Soter, Surel, Tarai, Thubon, Toda, Vikrampur,
List Of Villages in Isagarh tahsil:
Aaklon, Ajleshwar, Akhaighat, Amrod Sigrana, Anandpur, Anghora, Bainsa, Bakhtar, Baldevpur, Bamnawar, Bamuriya, Bayanga, Bhagwanpur, Bhaisarvas, Bharoli, Bhelwasa, Chapra, Chirkheda, Dayalpur, Dengamohchar, Depalkhedi, Derkha, Dhakoni, Dhurra, Dungasra, Futeranayagaon, Gahora, Ganeshkheda, Ghatawda, Ghurwar Kala, Haidar, Hinotiya, Indaar, Isagarh, Janghar, Janoda, Kadesra, Kadwaya, Kalabag, Kanhera, Keshopur, Khamkhedi, Khriyadewat, Kirroda, Koharwas, Kulwar, Kuraila, Lahidpur, Madi Mahiapur, Mahana, Mahidpur, Mahuan, Mamon, Manakchok, Manheti, Naisarain, Narsukhedi, Paakrod, Pachlana, Parasari, Parsol, Patkheda, Phateragaon, Pipresa, Piproda, Piprol, Porukhedi, Rajtala, Raonsarjagir, Ruhana, Rusllabuzurg, Sakarra, Sandoh, Saraskhedi, Semarkhedi, Shyamatori, Sihore, Silwati, Singaghedi, Sirni, Tigra, Umri, Waibeni,
List Of Villages in Mungaoli tahsil:
Achalgarh, Amanchar, Amod, Athaikheda, Babrod, Badholi, Bahadurpur, Balai, Baman Khiriya, Bamori, Bamori Khutiya, Bamori Taka, Bamuriya, Banskhadi, Barkhada, Barkheda Jamal, Barra, Barri, Barvaha, Beed Sarkar, Beelakhada, Beelakhedi, Bhopal, Bhyana, Bilharu, Chhaolai, Chiroli, Damdama, Dhakan, Dhichari, Dhimcholi, Dhodiya, Dhuder, Dongara, Gadooli, Geela Ropa, Ghat Bamuriya, Gopaliya, Gora Bahadurpur, Gunehru, Gupaliya, Hureri, Ikodiya, Jaroli Bujurg, Jaroli Dhuvyai, Jasaiya, Jhagar, Jhagar Bamuriya, Kachi Barkheda, Kanwara, Karr, Kasborenj, Kaslon, Kasopur, Khajuriya, Khokshi, Khori Bari, Khujrai, Kirola, Kirrola, Kukavali, Laptora, Madaukhedi, Madhana, Malabni, Malaukhedi, Malhargarh, Mirkabad, Moodra Mungaoli, Mundra Bahadura, Mundrakhana, Nadan Khedi, Narkheda, Onder, Parakana, Pathari, Pipal Khadi, Pipariya, Piprai, Rusalla, Sagar, Sajan Mahukala, Savalheda, Sehrai, Silwarakalan, Singhada, Sonai, Sonakhedi, Sumer, Tamasha, Tarai, Teela, Titor,
History of the town goes back to Mahabharat. According to many early historians, Ashoknagar town was a part of Chedi Kingdom along with Chanderi. Rather than this, In the 19th and early 20th century, the town being a part of Ishagarh District of Scindhiyas of Gwalior. In the late 20th century, Ashoknagar was known as Pachhar. Later on it was renamed by MP government as Ashoknagar.
- Brijesh Singh Patel - Tigrawale, Nai Mandigate Ke Samne, Saain Seeds, Ashoknagar, Mob:9425134477, 9926251513
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