Bhedaghat

Bhedaghat

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<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->Bhedaghat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jabalpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is situated by the side of river Narmada and is approximately 20&nbsp;km from Jabalpur city. Its most famous sights are the Duandhar Falls, Marble Rocks, and the Chausath Yogini temple

The temple is one of the four major extant temples containing carvings of sixty four yogini, female yoga mystics. It was built in the 10th century under the Kalachuri empire. It commands a view of the whole area around and of the river flowing through the marble rocks.



Demographics

India census, Bhedaghat had a population of 1840. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bhedaghat has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 71% and female literacy of 53%. 16% of the population is under 7 years of age.

Transport

The nearest railway station is in Jabalpur. It is possible to take a tempo (auto-rickshaw) from Jabalpur to Bhedaghat.

Trivia

The song '' from the Hindi film Asoka was shot in Bhedaghat among the marble rocks by the Narmada River.

In 1961, a very hit song of the film 'Jis Desh Mein Ganga Behti Hai' was also shot at Bhedaghat. This song featured Raj Kapoor and Padmini.

Another movie 'Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye' also used Bhedaghat as its location.



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