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As of 2001[update] India census, Jakhal mandi had a population of 6890. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Jakhal Mandi has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 67%. In Jakhal Mandi, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Punjabi is the major language of Jakhal Mandi.
Jakhal railway station is an important railway junction on the Delhi–Fazilka line. It is connected directly to national capital Delhi and provides connectivity to important towns of Punjab & Haryana like Ludhiana, Bhatinda & Sirsa.
Agriculture & commerceEdit
As the name suggests - word "Mandi", which is attached with the name of town, means "Market". This town hosts a locally significant market for agricultural produce. Having direct rail connections with major economically important locations like Ludhiana, Bhatinda, Rohtak and Delhi, makes this market an important one in the region.
- "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)