About District

Rajgarh District is located in the Northern part of Malwa Plateau. It forms the North Western part of Division of Bhopal Commissioner. Rajgarh District extends between the parallels of Latitude 23 27′ 12″ North and 24 17′ 20″ North and between the meridians of Longitude 76 11′ 15″ and 77 14′ East. It has a Quadrangular shape with the Northern and Western sides longer than the Southern and Eastern sides respectively. The zigzag boundaries of the District resemble a pear. Rajgarh District is bounded by Shajapur District in the South as well as west. The District of Sehore, Bhopal, Guna and Jhalawar (Rajasthan) enclose it from the South-East, East, North-East, and North directions respectively. The total Geographical area of the District is 6,154 with a population of 15,45,814 according to census 2011. It is one of the small districts of Madhya Pradesh both in respect of area and population. It is 145 KMs from the State capital Bhopal

Block Sarangpur

Sarangpur development block is located in the northern part of the Malwa plateau. Sarangpur is 390 meters above sea level. The block is connected with Shajapur district and Khilchipur, Narsinghgarh, Jeerapur, Rajgarh and Biaora development blocks in the district.Tourist place Maa Bijasan Temple Bhaiswamata is located in the north where in Navratri pilgrims come from far, there is a fair on the full moon day of Magh, which is famous in the surrounding area, from here, many people take the time for marriage. Sarangpur is also important from the historical point of view, the tomb of Rani Rupmati and Baz Bahadur, a symbol of love, is situated on Akodia Road. There are many ancient ruins, palaces and bawadis which contain memories of history. block has a temple of Lord Kapileshwar in the middle on the banks of river Kalisindh in the north, which is very delightful and scenic place. People take a bath every new moon and full moon. Also, Kartik Purnima gets a mela every year in which many people from other parts of Madhya pradesh.

Block Narsingarh

Narsinghgarh, known as Malwa’s Kashmir, is 85 km northwest of Bhopal on the National Highway No. 52 (Jaipur-Jabalpur road) having 23 “North Latitude and 77” longitude ,1870ft above sea level. The boundaries of district Shajapur, Sehore, Bhopal and Biaora, Sarangpur tehsils are bordered by the block. There are forts, Jalmandir, chhota Mahadev waterfall, Shyam ji temple, Chidikho in Narsingarh. The fair is organized here on Shivratri and Jestha Purnima. The temple of Chhota Mahadev and Bada Mahadev, there is a huge crowd of devotees in the month of Shrawan. Parvati flows along the border east of the Narsihgarh tehsil. The Chhatri of King Chen Singh of Narsihgarh has been constructed here at Chhatri Crossroads, which is famous for bravery.

Block Jeerapur

Jeerapur block is 40 km from the district headquarter, located at latitude longitude 24.09N / 76.38E. A part of Jeerapur connects with Jhalawar, Bakani district of Rajasthan, and borders with development block Khilchipur, Sarangpur, Susner district Agar. Kundalia dam is very large in Jeerapur area; Kundalia dam will be equipped with all Jeerapur irrigation in the coming time. The main river is Kalisindh. There are many tourist places in Jeerapur Sribilleshwar Mahadev Temple Bhanpura is the ancient shivalaya. This temple is more than 200 years old. There are many beliefs prevalent here that there are around 250 to 300 bilva trees here. Ancient belief is that this Shivalaya of Lord Mahakal is unique. Initially there was a platform, on which today a grand temple has been built here, many people from many parts who come here have fulfilled their wishes and amazing peace is experienced. Saat Phere Shiv Parvati wedding venue Machhalpur – 45 km from the district headquarters. This famous landmark is located in the town panchalat Machhalpur of Jeerapur, which is 1 km from Machhalpur is located on the barrier bulldi on the Kachnaria road. This site also called Himachal city . It is made of seven rounds of stones with statue of Shiva Parvati. It is believed that married couples come here and wish Akhand good luck. A pond is located near this whose water still looks like rice mounds. Which looks like this due to the rice made during the marriage of Shiva Parvati. here the marriage of Shiva and Parvati, the place where the Lord stayed, Devara buldi and the place where the ghosts stayed is called Bhutiyabe. Chor Bawdi Machhalpur – Chor Bawdi is located in the town panchayat Machhalpur of Jirapur. It is 45 km from the district headquarters. There is a belief about this historical site that this Bawdi was built by Chor in a single night during the time of Queen Ahilya Holkar State. This bawdi has four rooms. It looks like a palace. In which there is a step on both sides and there are two secret steps in the east and west direction from the top of the stepwell. Bawdi has two large palatial doors. And carvings are seen on the ceilings and walls. Which looks attractive. Bavdi is two storeyed. One floor is completely immersed in water.

Block Khilchipur

The history of the city Khilchipur falling under Rajgarh district is very old. It has been a princely state of the Khichi dynasty which used to come under the Siddhina State of Gwalior. This tehsil is situated at the end of Malwachal, bordering Rajasthan. The National Highway is 52 passing though city. The main river of Khilchipur is the virtuous Gadganga River which is the main water source here. It is a religious city; there are many temples and mosques here. there is a suburb Somvaria which is situated on another bank of the river. The famous ancient temple in Khilchipur – Naharda Temple, is an ancient Shani temple of princely times. The princely state of Khilchipur is an ancient palace of the carpet, which is a scenic spot.

Block Rajgarh

Rajgarh block is located in latitude 23.42, 76.32 in the northern part of the plateau of Malwa. Rajgarh is located at an altitude of 390 meters above sea level. The boundaries of block Biaora, Khilchipur, Sarangpur and part of Rajasthan touches with this block. There is a huge contribution for the Mohanpura Dam; the entire plateau will be irrigated in the coming years from Mohanupra Dam. The ancient Maa Jalpa Devi temple is located on the plateau in the west, twice a year tourist comes here from all parts in Navratri and for marriage, and they also perform marriage programs from. It is situated on a hill. People come here to visit all year round. Mahadev Temple in the east of the city of Rajgarh is situated amidst a dense forest of jungles and pools. On Shivratri, Bhole Baba’s procession from the city to the Mahadev temple and the marriage ceremony of Shiva Parvati is organized. To the east south of the city is the tomb of Baba Badakhshani, in which a fair is held once a year in the month of March. The main river of Rajgarh is the Navaj as well as the Ajnar River also passes through this region. A large solar plant is set up in the south of Rajgarh city. Due to which 25 MW power is being produced from solar energy. The main dialect of Rajgarh region is Malvi.

Block Biaora

Biaora block is located at 26 km from district HQ ,Biaora city is main commercial city which is spread over a wide area of about 30 km. Biaora is the only main railway station in the district which is mainly connected by railway line for Indore, Ahmedabad, Mathura, Dehradun, New Delhi, Ratlam, Amritsar etc. National Highway 03 passes from Biaora; Tehsil was established in May 1948. Hotel Highway Treat run by the Tourism Department is available at Bhopal Bypass. Ajnar River is the main river of Biaora city which passes through the center of the city. The main rivers of Biaora region are Parvati, Nevaj, Dudhi. Kushalpura Dam is built on Dudhi river which provides drinking water to the town. The main religious places of Biaora are Sri Anjali Lal Temple, Ma Vaishnav Devi Temple, Shri Ganesh Temple. The Bejnath Temple, a tourist and religious place in Biaora is situated on the hill of Jhoornail. Where there is a fair on Makar Sankranti every year. There are 2 animal fairs in Biaora city. The main languages spoken are Hindi and Boli Malvi.