(Last Updated on : 30/08/2012)
In the state of India one can easily come across a multiple of towns and cities that have developed here by leaps and bounds. The state of Madhya Pradesh also is not an exception. Some identifies Narsinghpur as Narsimhapur. It is a town lying in the Narsinghpur District of Madhya Pradesh state. Narsinghpur has achieved the status of administrative headquarters of the same district. Strategically, Narsinghpur is situated at 22.95° N 79.2° E. It has an average height of 347 meters or 1138 feet.
In order to discover a place, specific knowledge of its demographical scenario is imperative. Over the years a handful of demographers have organized surveys and research works and thus prepared reports on the basis of facts that they have collected so far. Most prominent is the Census report of India that has been published in the year 2001. As per this report, the total population of Narsinghpur has been enumerated to be 46,120. Just like many other places of India males are more in number than their female counterparts. Males constitute 52 % of the population. However females constitute 48 % only.
Literacy rate of Narsinghpur too can be inferred from this report. Since a town`s development is suggested by the literary condition it is really astonishing to discover that the average literacy rate of Narsinghpur is higher than that of the entire nation. 59.5 % is India`s average literacy rate. On individual basis, both male and female literacy rates are quite high. In other words , 82%, and 72 % are male and female literacy rates respectively. In Narsimhapur, children who are below six years of age constitute 12% of the total population.
The origin of this Narsinghpur has got a rich history behind it. From Brij Khirwar clan Jats has landed here and then established Narsinghpur city. This particular clan reined the region for quite a long time. Pious Khirwar clan became ardent followers of the deity
Narsingh. Temples also were built in commemoration of this divine deity.