(Last Updated on : 07-02-2009)
In the state of Uttar Pradesh no body could find paucity of towns and cities. Amongst them Khadda is quite an important one. Khadda is the name of the 'nagar panchayat' town that has been situated in the district of Kushinagar.
Numerous demographers have carried on several surveys and research works in the region and thus deduces vital information about the Khadda town. One of the noteworthy documents that highlight the demography of the town is the Census report of India that has been issued out in the year 2001. As per the report, the total population of Khadda has been measured to be 14, 332. From it, one can even decipher the condition of males, females and also that of children separately. For instance, population of males comprises of 53 percent of the total population. The female population of Khadda is 47 percent. In Khadda town, 17 percent of the total population comprises of children below six years of age.
Literacy rate too serves as one of the important information about the Khadda town. It is to be duly mentioned that the average literacy rate is 52 percent, which is even lower than that of the whole nation. 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of Indian territory. To be specific, rate of male literacy is 63 percent and female literacy rate is less than that of the males. Female literacy rate is 41 percent.
Experts also have narrated more information about the Kushinagar district as a whole. Sugarcane, paddy, white, turmeric and some fruits like mango, leechi, jackfruits are being grown here in abundance. Apart from that, few industries producing products like sugar etc are found. Like any other Indians in Kushinagar district also, people celebrate various fairs and festivals. 'Shiva Ratri Mela,' ' Navratri Mela ( Palta Devi )', 'Annual Buddha Festival ( on Buddha Purnima )', 'A New Year festival,' are significant ones. In order to carry on the conversation with each other, people use languages like Hindi, Bhojpuri etc.
To serve the need of people Khadda Railway Station situated on the Narkatiaganj - Kaptanganj rail route proves to be vital. Varanasi Airport is the airport lies in closest proximity.