Marha is a village situated in Khajni tehsil of Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 281 families residing in the village Marha. The total population of Marha is 1,831 out of which 913 are males and 918 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Marha is 1,005.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Marha village is 283 which is 15% of the total population. There are 125 male children and 158 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Marha is 1,264 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (1,005) of Marha village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Marha is 72.5%. Thus Marha village has higher literacy rate compared to 60.8% of Gorakhpur district. The male literacy rate is 84.01% and the female literacy rate is 60.53% in Marha village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Marha village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Marha village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Marha village.
In Marha village out of total population, 870 were engaged in work activities. 13.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 86.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 870 workers engaged in Main Work, 42 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 57 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Marha village in Khajni.
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|Nargara Siva Datta Singh||714|