Khurdpur

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Khurdpur
Village
Khurdpur is located in Punjab
Khurdpur
Khurdpur
Khurdpur
Khurdpur

Coordinates: 31°26′10″N 75°43′18″E / 31.4359956°N 75.7215715°E
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictJalandhar
Government
 • TypePanchayat raj
 • BodyGram panchayat
Elevation240 m (790 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 codeIN-PB
Websitejalandhar.nic.in

Khurdpur (ਖੁਰਦਪੁਰ, खुरदपुर, کھردپر) is a village in Jalandhar district of Punjab State, India. It is located 24 kilometres (15 mi) from district headquarter Jalandhar and 158 kilometres (98 mi) from state capital Chandigarh. The village is administrated by Sarpanch an elected representative of the village.[1]


Education

Population

According to Census 2011 information, the location code or village code of Khurdpur village is 030304.The total geographical area of the village is 236 hectares. Khurdpur has a total population of 2,877 peoples out of this, 1475 are males whereas the females count 1402 here. This village has 260 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 127 are boys and 133 are girls. There are about 694 houses in Khurdpur village. Adampur is the nearest town to Khurdpur.

Literacy rate

Khurdpur village has higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, the literacy rate of Khurdpur village was 88.19% compared to 75.84% of Punjab. In Khurdpur Male literacy stands at 91.47% while female literacy rate was 84.71%. 

Caste

In Khurdpur village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 45.01% of total population in Khurdpur village. The village Khurdpur currently doesn't have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.

Work status 

The count of an employed individual of Khurdpur village is 824 whereas 2053 are non-working. And out of 824 occupied people 94 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.

Transport

Khurdpur Railway Station, Sham Chaurasi Railway Station are the very nearby railway stations to Khurdpur. However Jalandhar City railway station is major railway station 18 KM near to Khurdpur. 

Events

Rassakashi mukabla and trolley back mukabla. Village khurdpur (Jalandhar) runner up team fateh sports club khurdpur.
Gathering in village Khurdpur Jalandhar on pri nirvan diwas.
Volleyball Tournament Khurdpur Jalandhar good effort to guide youth away from drugs.

Notable person's

  • Balwant Singh (Khurdpur, Jalandhar)
    Activist since the tounding of Ghadar movement in Canada. Hanged in central Jail Lahore on the basis of past revolutionary activities on 29th March 1917.
  • Bhai Ranga Singh (Khurdpur, Jalandhar)
    An active member of Ghadar Party. Shot dead the police guard of Walla Bridge post. Hanged on 18th June, 1916 in central jail Lahore.

Nearby villages

References

  1. ^ "Khurdpur Population per Census India". Census of India, 2011. 

External links

 
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