Lavarpur

Lavarpur is a village in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Lavarpur had a population of 5,306. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Lavarpur has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 90%, and female literacy is 80%. In Lavarpur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Population

Lavarpur's 80% population is Patel. All of them are from one group. All Patel belongs to Shree 42-84 Kadva Patidar Samaj. Other castes include Gajjar, Vanakar, Prajapati, Chauhans and very limited number of Muslims.

Festival

Lavarpur is famous for its Dashera festival. Around 30,000 or more people gathered on that day every year and auction for "AARTI" goes in lakhs of rupees. This year 2014 the AARTI goes on 3,75,001 rs..

References

  1. ^ "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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)