About Lahar

Lahar is a town in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh. Bhajanpura, Samthar and Orai are some of the nearby cities from here. This small town is inhabited by people of all castes and creed and has a population of 35,674. The city has a literacy rate of 78.94%. Hindi is the local language spoken here.

 
About Lahar

Geography of Lahar

Geographically Nahar coordinates at 26.11°N and 78.56°E and is located at an average elevation of 275 meters or 902 feet above sea level. It is located 57 KM from Bhind and 455 KM away from the state capital of Bhopal. The city is very near to the Uttar Pradesh state border and lies in the border of Bhind & Jalaun district.

Transport in Lahar

Reaching Lahar is easy with the different means of transport ensuring good connectivity here. The city is connected to the state highway and there are frequent bus services operating here on different routes. Bhind junction is the nearby railway station from here located at a distance of 63 KM. Gwalior airport is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 108 KM.

History of Lahar

Historically, city was known as Lakshagrah. During the era of Mahabharata, Kauravas built a famous palace here for Pandavas known as Lakchhagrih. The palace was built at the end of Pandavas' exile and was built of Lakh (which is a highly inflammable material). Kauravas wanted to kill Pandavas inside the palace by burning them. The remains of charred lakh can still be found in outskirts of the town.

Tourism in Lahar

There are many popular places in and around Lahar that can be explored on one's visit here. Few places in Lahar that can be visited include Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir, Mangla Devi Temple and Radha Swami Satsang Vyas. Additionally one can choose to visit some of the popular nearby tourist attractions in Bhind district including Fort of Ater, The Fort of Gohad, Mata Renuka Temple, The Jain Temple of Baranso and Vankhandeshwar Temple. Few hotels in and aropuind Lahar helps tourists in staying in thgis part of MP.

Hotels in Lahar.

Maharaja Agrasen Bhavan Rest House
Address: Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445
Phone: 098938 16111

Shri Krishna Lodge
Address: Bhind - Bhander Road, Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445
Phone: 099262 37111

Healthcare in Lahar

Lahar is fast developing into a town with prominence. To provide proper healthcare services to its people, the government has tried to met the infrastructural needs of the city. Few hospitals and clinics have been set up to provide basic medical treatment to patients. There are also chemist shops to provide medicines on time.

Hospitals in Lahar

Lahar Government Hospital
Address: MP SH 45, Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445

Civil Hospital
Address: Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445

Dr. Govind Gupta Hospital
Address: 1, State Highway 45, Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445

Aarogya Clinic
Address: Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445

Chemists in Lahar

Rathor Medical Store
Address: MP SH 45, Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445
Phone: 081094 45196

Chauhan Medical Agency
Address: Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445
Phone: 090099 23617

Shanti Raj Medical Store
Address: Ward No 03, Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445

Dixit Medical Agency
Address: Rawat Mohalla, Ward No. 7, Lahar, Madhya Pradesh 477445

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