Behror

Behror is a city in Alwar district of Rajasthan India. Behror is also a part of the National Capital Region.[2]

Behror
City
Behror
Location in Rajasthan, India
Behror
Behror (India)
Coordinates: 27.88°N 76.28°E / 27.88; 76.28
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictAlwar
Elevation
312 m (1,024 ft)
Population
 (2011)
  Total29,531
Language
  OfficialHindi[1]
  RegionalMewati
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
301701
Telephone code01494
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBehror
Assembly MLABaljeet Yadav

Geography

Behror is located at 27.88°N 76.28°E / 27.88; 76.28.[3] It has an average elevation of 312 metres (1,024 ft). Behror is midway between Jaipur and Delhi, at a distance of 130 km from the State Capital and 120 km from the National Capital and connected to both by NH-8, which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral project of NHAI. Recently NH-8 had undergone a major development and now it has 6 lane road from Jaipur to Delhi for better connectivity between the two metropolitans. Behror has also direct connectivity to the District capital, Alwar which is 60 km apart.

Sahibi River flows 15 km away from Behror but now the river has almost dried up due to blocking of its drain area by construction of settlements from local people.

Industry

Behror has been industrialized since the early 1990s; the industrial area is known as RIICO (Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Limited) Industrial area.

Neemrana is another industrial area at a distance of 13 km from Behror towards Delhi which also comes under RIICO.

Administration

The Behror city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every five years.

Demographics

According to 2011 Indian Census, Behror Municipality had population of 29,531 of which 15,570 were males and 13,961 were females. Children between the age of 0 to 6 years were 3770 which is 12.77% of total population. Female sex ratio was of 897. The total number of literates Behror was 21,656, which constituted 73.33% of the total population with male literacy of 80.04% and female literacy of 65.85%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Behror was 84.1%, of which male literacy rate was 92.4% and female literacy rate was 75.1%.The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have a population of 4,466 and 940 respectively. Behror municipality has total administration over 5,484 houses.[4]

Spoken Language

Mewati, also called ‘Mewat’ is spoken in Mewati region.

Rewari, Mahendergarh, Narnaul, Gurgaon, Kotkasim, Kotputli, Bansur, Behror and Mundawar may be considered as the centre of Mewati language speaking area.[5]

See also

References

  1. "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  2. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 27 March 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Behror
  4. "Census of India: Behror (M)". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  5. "Mewati". Ethnologue. Retrieved 14 September 2019.
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