Asind
Tehsil
Asind
Asind
Location in Rajasthan, India
Asind
Asind
Asind (India)
Coordinates: 25°44′N 74°20′E / 25.73°N 74.33°E / 25.73; 74.33Coordinates: 25°44′N 74°20′E / 25.73°N 74.33°E / 25.73; 74.33
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictBhilwara
Elevation
467 m (1,532 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total24,370
Languages
 • OfficialRajasthani
Time zoneIST +0530
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-

Asind is a city and a municipality in Bhilwara district, Rajasthan, India. It is a Tehsil (sub-division) for many villages The city have a magistrate office, lower justice court and many administrative hub for many major villages. Some of major villages and towns are, Badnor, Shambhugrah, Patan, Motras, Parasoli. Asind is popular for Devnarayan temple. Mythology has it that he was an incarnation of Vishnu and he is worshipped as a folk deity, mostly in Rajasthan and north-western Madhya Pradesh.[2][3] According to tradition, he was born to Sri Sawai Bhoj and Sadu mata [4] on the seventh day of the bright half (shukla saptami) of the month of Maagh in the Hindu Calendar in Vikram Samvat 968 (911 AD).According to one view historical Devnarayan belonged to 10th century of Vikram Samvat, according another view, he lived in between 1200-1400 (Vikram Samvat era).First view is endorsed by many scholars

Geography

Asind is located at 25°44′N 74°20′E / 25.73°N 74.33°E / 25.73; 74.33.[1] It has an average elevation of 467 metres (1532 feet). Asind is Gurjar dominated area. Asind is also the name of a Chinese Company located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Mines is Located in Village Shambhugarh, Daultgarh, Roop-pura, Barana, Tehsil Asind, District Bhilwara in Rajasthan of Soda Feldspar Quartz and mica.[2] Tehsil Asind district Bhilwara, Rajasthan. This mine is enriched with one India's unique mineral deposit of Potassium feldspar, Quartz and mica and can meet any quantity at very short span of period. The joint capacity of both of these mines is around 150000 tons of mineral per annum.[3] In Asind there is many mines for Stone which is used to make Houses and buildings in many areas of Rajasthan.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[4] Asind had a population of 14,118. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Asind has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Sri Sawai Bhoj Temple is famous temple of Bhilwara. Sri Sawai Bhoj was father of Lord Devnarayan and was one of the 24 brave Gurjar brothers named as Bagaravats. The Sawai Bhoj Temple in Bhilwara is claimed to be more than 400 years old.


Asind is a Tehsil/Block in the Bhilwara District of Rajasthan. According to Census 2011 information the sub-district code of Asind block is 00627. There are about 196 villages in Asind block.

The MLA of Asind block is Shree Jabbar Singh Sankhla [5] and BDO (block development officer) is Shree Amit Jain.[6]

The chairman of Asind Municipality or Nagar Palika Asind is shree Devilal ji Sahu S/O shree Sohan ji Sahu(chairperson of Congress Asind).

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Asind, India". www.fallingrain.com.
  2. ^ "Soda Feldspar Quartz Mines For Sale In Shambhugarh/Asind in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India". bhilwara.citybase.in.
  3. ^ "Mineral Mines - Wollastonite, Calcite, MICA, Sodium Frldspar, Potassium Feldspar, Silica Quartz". www.zirox.co.in.
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  5. ^ "Asind Elections Results 2018, Current MLA, Candidate List of Assembly Elections in Asind, Rajasthan". Elections in India.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 December 2017. Retrieved 25 December 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)