(Last Updated on : 03/12/2008)
Manohar Thana is a `census town` located in the Jhalawar
district of the western state of India, Rajasthan
. It is in the southeast of Jhalawar at a distance of 90 kms and at a distance of 126 km from Bhopal. The literal meaning of Manohar Thana is Beautiful Outpost. The Biyavra Rajgarh Railway Station and the Kota
airport are the nearest `access points`, which facilitates communication.
Detailed information about the town is imperative in order to know the status of the population. According to the Indian census report of 2001, Manohar Thana had a small population of 9227. Males account for 52% of the population and females comprises of the remaining 48%. In Manohar Thana, 18% of the population is less than six years of age. The average literacy rate of Manohar Thana is 64%, which is higher than the national average literacy rate, which is 59.5%. To be specific, the male literacy rate is 73% and the female literacy rate is 54%.
Manohar Thana Fort is a major landmark of the town. The convergence of two rivers, Parvan and Kaalikhad, is another attraction of the town.