Sarangpur Rajgarh

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Sarangpur on District map of Rajgarh

Sarangpur (सारंगपुर) is a tehsil in Rajgarh district in Madhya Pradesh.

Founder

Location

Sarangpur is located at 23.57° N 76.47° E. It has an average elevation of 410 metres (1345 feet).

History

Sarangpur is located on an ancient site. It has a number of Jaina and Hindu ruins, including a 12th-century Jaina statue. It rose to importance in the 13th century under Sarang Singh Khichi, after whom it is named, and was a chief Mughal trade centre.

James Tod[1] writes that in the Panjab Mor is the name of a Jat sept which worship the peacock (mor) because it is said to have saved their ancestor from a snake (Rose, Glossary, iii. 129). There was a settlement of this tribe at Sarangpur on the Kali Sind River (ASR, ii. 228).

Alexander Cunningham has mentioned this village as Sarangpur Khokra is an old town on the east bank of the Kali Sindh river, 34 miles to the east south-east of Augar, and 80 miles in a direct line to the west of Bhilsa.[2]

The village when visited by Alexander Cunningham in early 1860's is said to be inhabited by 1,400 people belonging to Hindu Tribe of Mor. In addition to them other than them Muslims also resided there.

Jat Gotras

Villages in Sarangpur tahsil

Aknya Khedi, Aluni, Amgarha, Amlaroad, Amlawata, Arania, Asareta Pawar, Asareta Rawat, Ashanpura, Babadlya, Babalda, Babaldi, Bakhatpura, Bakhtyarpura, Balodi, Bani, Baoli, Bapchaya, Barkheda Khurram, Barol, Barukhedi, Bhandawad, Bhat Khedi, Bhawanipura, Bhayana, Bhenswamata, Bhikanpur, Bhil Kheda, Bhil Khedi, Bhumka, Bhura Khedi, Biaora Mandu, Bignodipura, Biloda Purbia, Bilodapal, Birgadi, Birjipura, Budanpur, Budanpur, Chakrod, Chandni Jagir, Chapani, Chatkaya, Chatru Khedi, Chhapra, Chhayan, Chidlavanya, Chodalya, Darana, Dayakhedi, Dedla, Dendi, Deoliman Jagir, Deoliman Khalsa, Devipura, Dhakni, Dhamanda, Dhanora, Digwad, Dingalpur, Dobada Jogi, Dobda Jamidar, Dugya, Gayan, Ghatakhedi, Ghattia, Ghonsala, Gopalpura, Gulaota, Gulkhedi, Guwada, Hajipur, Haluhedi Kalan, Haluhedi Khurd, Harana, Ichiwada, Iklera, Itawa, Jabardi, Jainagar, Jainagar Jodhana, Jamnaganj, Jhanihahedi, Jhiri, Jogipura, Kacharia Purohit, Kachhi Khedi, Kachriya Bhai, Kadlawad, Kalali, Kalapipal, Kalu Kheda, Kalya Khedi, Kalyanpur, Kamalsara, Kankaria Meena, Karondi, Khajuria Ghata, Khajuria Hari, Khanjarpur, Khaspura, Kherasi, Kherchakhedi, Kherkhedi, Kishankhedi, Kishanpura, Kodiakhedi, Kudlasa, Kupa, Lachhmanpura, Lakhakhedi, Lakhesara, Lalpura, Latahedi, Limachauhan, Lotia, Magrana, Maksudi, Malharganj, Mangya Khedi, Mau, Mehri Choti, Mehrimoti, Mehtabpura, Mitthanpur, Mundia Mau, Mundla Lodha, Nainwada, Naranya, Naranyanpur, Narayangarh, Nihal, Nindra Khedi, Ninore, Nipaniya Bika, Nipaniya Ruwala, Nipanyatula, Nishana, Nitadali, Pachore (NP), Padhana, Padli, Padlya Anjan, Padlya Mataji, Panda, Pandi, Patadia Dhakad, Patadiya Dabi, Pathari Jagir, Patkya, Patti, Phoolpura, Pipalya Mochi, Pipalya Pal, Piplya Deo, Radhanagar, Raipuria, Rampuria, Rethani, Rewaganj, Rojad Kalan, Rosiya, Sada Shivaganj, Sadankhedi, Saidabag, Sandaota, Sarali, Sarangpur (M), Saredi, Savarsya, Semli Dhakad, Semli Loda, Shamgi Ghata, Shankar Nagar, Sherpura, Simrol, Sultania, Sultaniya Khurd, Sultanpura, Sumriahedi, Susyahedi, Taleni, Taraganj, Tarlakhedi, Tikod, Tisai, Titari, Tolighata, Tukoganj, Tutiahedi, Udankhedi, Videshi,

Population

As of 2001 India census, Sarangpur had a population of 32,295. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.

Literacy rate

Sarangpur has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 45%. In Sarangpur, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable persons

  • Rani Rupmati [wife of Baaz Bahadur who was deprived of his kingdom by Akbar] belonged to this village.

External links

References

  1. James Todd Annals/Sketch of the Indian Desert,p.1300,fn-4
  2. Alexander Cunningham, Arch. Survey Report 1864-65, p. 286

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