About Garhakota

Garhakota is a small town in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. Rehli, Bhedaghat, Rahatgarh and Damoh are a few important cities that are located in the vicinity of Garhakota. Lately, this city has seen moderate development and enjoys presence of basic services in the region. According to the census of 2001, the population of the town was 26877.The avg. literacy rate of the town is 67.  Hindi is the official language of the town.

Profile of Garhakota

Geography of Garhakota

The town is positioned at 23.77 degrees in the North and 79.15 degrees in the East. The avg. elevation of Garhakota is 1224 ft or 373 m.The town has a tropical climate. The avg. yearly temperature of the town is 25.6 degree Celsius.

Tourism in Garhakota

Garhakota offers a number of attractions within the town. Garhakota Fort, Pateriya Fort, JagannathJi Temple, Shri Dig. Jain Chaudhari Mandir are some of the sight-seeing places in Garhakota.

Garhakota Fort: The fort has witnessed the Sepoy mutiny of 1857. Raja Mardan Singh Bahadur of Garhakota who along-with Gunthai Pateriya were killed in the battle against Britishers. The fort was raided and demolished by Sir Hugh Rose in 1858 in the course of Ghadar. Pateriya Fort is another fort which is located at the back of the main Garhakota Fort.

Pateria Jain Temple:  This 200 year old temple was constructed by Seth Radha Kishanjun Shah. The main deity of this temple is Lord Parsvanath. The statue is made of black stone with 3 serpent hoods.

Sri Digamber Jain Chaudhari Temple: This impressive temple was constructed in the year 1891. The spire on the top of this temple has a height of 18 m. The temple houses sixty three idols. The main deity of this shrine is “Lord Parsvanath” with one thousand serpent hoods.

Transport in Garhakota

The town is well connected via efficient road network to Rehli. Garhakota is just 2 kilometers away from Rehli. The nearest bus stop of the town is Garhakota Bus Stop which is at a distance of only 1 km from the town. The State transport buses commute daily from Garhakota to the neighborhood cities. The nearest rail head to Garhakota is the Girwar Rlwy Stn which is 28 kilometers away from the town.
Jabalpur Airport which is almost 155 kilometers away from Garhakota is the nearest airport to the town.

Services in Garhakota

The administration of Garhakota with other agencies is responsible for providing services like infrastructure, electricity, drinking water & sanitation, transportation, telephone, healthcare safety, postal, sewage, etc. to the citizens of the city.  Following are some essential services that are offered to the residents of Garhakota:

Chemists in Garhakota

Tamrakar Medical Stores
Address: Takis Rd, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229
Phone: 09131128209

Pooja Medical
Address: Old Bus Stand road, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229

Adarsh Medical Store
Address: Abhishek Kumar Patel, Retail & Wholesale distributor, Sagar Jabalpur Rd, Galla Mandi, Jagdish ward, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229
Phone: 09630080706

Naveen Medical Stores
Address: Sarafa Bazar, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229

Patel Medical Stores
Address: Damoh Phatka road, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229

Satish Medical Agency
Address: SH 14, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229

Shivani Medical Stores
Address:  Tiraha, Bakoli, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229

Shukh Medical Stores
Address: Rehli Road, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229

Banks in Garhakota

Union Bank of India
Address: Bazaar Ward, At and Post Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229
Phone: (07585)-258425
IFSC Code: UBIN0532550
Branch Code: 532550
MICR Code: 470026501

Canara Bank
Address: Civil lines, Opposite Vinayak Bhavan, Damoh Rd, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229
Phone: 2764177
IFSC Code: CNRB0006230
Branch Code: 006230

Punjab National Bank
Address: Main Road, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229
Phone: 2405593
IFSC Code: PUNB0988400
Branch Code: 988400
MICR Code:

SBI Bank
Address: Tehsil Rehli, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code- 470229
Phone: 07585-258442
IFSC Code: SBIN0006138
Branch Code: 006138
MICR Code: 470002310

Hotels in Garhakota

Sahil Hotel
Address: State Highway 14, Garhakota, District Sagar, MP, Pin code – 470229
Phone: 9111723538

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