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Pandhurna is a town in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is part of Chhindwaradistrict and has a population of 200,000+ inhabitants. This the town is well-populated and always in commotion. The population comprises of some backward tribes and depressed classes. Marathi and Hindi is commonly spoken language in this part of MP.
Geography of Pandhurna
Geographically, Pandhurna is located at 21.6°North and 78.52°East with an average elevation of 474 metres. The region experiences subtropical climate. Pandhurna has a hot, dry summer (April–June) followed by monsoon rains (July–September), and a cool and relatively dry winter (December- February). Average annual rainfall is 1,183 mm. Mercury in Pandhurna drops down to between 4 to 6 degrees. During summmer season, the region experiences maximum temperature varying from 38 to 42 degrees Celsius.
Economy of Pandhurna
Framing is the main occupation for the people in Pandhurna. The farmers grow various kinds of crops, from plantation to cash crops in this part of MP. Wheat, soya bean, groundnuts, are grown here. Cattle rearing is also done in Pandhurna. There has been establishment of various food processing units to increase the business and employment opportunities for the people.
Culture of Pandhurna
The region in and around Pandhurna is famous for traditional 'Gotmar Mela' is celebrated every year on the second day to 'Bhadrapad' New Moon day. Celebrated on the banks of the river 'Jam', this age old festival involves pelting of stones leaving many injured.
Places of Interest in Pandhurna
Travelling in Pandhurna gives you the opportunity to explore the region. The city is home to many temples and dargahs. Hazrat Jungli Shah Peer Dargah, Hazrat Guncha Shah Dargah, Hazrat Chand Shah Wali Dargah, are located here. Famous temples including Chandi Mata Mandir, Sai Tekri temple, Shani Dev Temple, Chamatkarik Hanumaan Mandir, Shree Ram Mandir etc. are located here. One can also find few hotels and restaurants in this part of MP. Tourists visiting the town can opt to stay at these budget hotels in Pandhurna.
Healthcare in Pandhurna
In Pandhurna one can find few hotels and chemist shops. These healthcare centers ensure proper treatment to old and sick. Apart from government hospitals, there are also few private hospitals and clinics. Presence of chemist shops further ensure the supply of prescribed medicine in Pandhurna.