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Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh

Jaunpur (Hindustani pronunciation:  (About this sound listen)) is a city and a municipal board in Jaunpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located 228 km southeast of state capital Lucknow.

Jaunpur is located to the northwest of the district of Varanasi in the eastern part of the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Demographically, Jaunpur resembles the rest of the Purvanchal area in which it is located.

History
View at Juanpore, on the River Ganges (1847)[1]

Jaunpur historically known as Sheeraz-e-Hind having its historical dates from 1359, when the city was founded by the Sultan of Delhi Feroz Shah Tughlaq and named in memory of his cousin, Muhammad bin Tughluq, whose given name was Jauna Khan.[2] [3] In 1388, Feroz Shah Tughlaq appointed Malik Sarwar, an eunuch, who is notorious for having been the lover of Feroz Shah Tughlaq's daughter, as the governor of the region. The Sultanate was in disarray because of factional fighting for power, and in 1393 Malik Sarwar declared independence. He and his adopted son Mubarak Shah founded what came to be known as the Sharqi dynasty (dynasty of the East). During the Sharqi period the Jaunpur Sultanate was a strong military power in Northern India, and on several occasions threatened the Delhi Sultanate.

Silver coin of 32 rattis issued by Ibrahim Shah of Jaunpur.
It depicts the elephant Citranand attacking another, called Udiya, during the Mughal campaign against the rebel forces of Khan Zaman and Bahadur Khan in 1567.

The Jaunpur Sultanate attained its greatest height under the younger brother of Mubarak Shah, who ruled as Shams-ud-din Ibrahim Shah (ruled 1402-1440). To the east, his kingdom extended to Bihar, and to the west, to Kanauj; he even marched on Delhi at one point. Under the aegis of a Muslim holy man named Qutb al-Alam, he threatened the Sultanate of Bengal under Raja Ganesha.[4]

During the reign of Husain Shah (1456–76), the Jaunpur army was perhaps the biggest in India, and Husain decided to attempt a conquest of Delhi. However, he was defeated on three successive attempts by Bahlul Khan Lodi. It is a dominant trend in modern historiography of the period that this defeat was a cause of a large number of eunuchs in the military ranks. Finally, under Sikandar Lodi, the Delhi Sultante was able to reconquer Jaunpur in 1493, bringing that sultanate to an end.

The Jaunpur Sultanate was a major center of Urdu and Sufi knowledge and culture. The Sharqi dynasty was known for its excellent communal relations between Muslims and Hindus, perhaps stemming from the fact that the Sharqis themselves were originally indigenous converts to Islam, as opposed to descendants of Persians or Afghans. Jaunpur's independence came to an end in 1480, when the city was conquered by Sikander Lodhi, the Sultan of Delhi. The Sharqi kings attempted for several years to retake the city, but ultimately failed.

Although many of the Sharqi monuments were destroyed when the Lodis took the city, several important mosques remain, most notably the Atala Masjid, Jama Masjid (now known as the Bari (big mosque) Masjid) and the Lal Darwaza Masjid. The Jaunpur mosques display a unique architectural style, combining traditional Hindu and Muslim motifs with purely original elements. The old bridge over the Gomti River in Jaunpur dates from 1564, the era of the MughalEmperor Akbar. The Jaunpur Qila, a fortress from the Tughlaq era, also remains in good form.

Jaunpur district was annexed into British India based on the Permanent settlement of 1779, and thus was subject to the Zamindari system of land revenue collection. During the Revolt of 1857 the Sikh troops in Jaunpur joined the Indian rebels. The district was eventually reconquered for the British by Gurkha troops from Nepal. Jaunpur then became a district administrative center.

Present state

Jaunpur is the district headquarters. The district has 2 Lok Sabha and 9 Vidhan Sabha constituencies.

Demographics

As per provisional data of 2011 census, Jaunpur had population of 1,80,362 of which male and female were 93,718 and 86,644 respectively. The literacy rate was 82.83. With a sex ratio of 925 female per 1000 male. The district has a population density of 1,113 people per km2 .[5]

Religion

See http://www.census2011.co.in/census/city/150-jaunpur.html Hindi and Urdu are the main spoken languages in Jaunpur.

Religions in Jaunpur
Religion Percent
Hindus
63%
Muslims
33%
Others†
4%
Distribution of religions †Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (0.2%).
Rivers of Jaunpur

Gomti, Sai, Varuna, Pili, and Basuhi are the five rivers which make its land fertile.[6]

Transportation
Rail

Jaunpur is well-connected with all major cities of India thanks to Indian Railways. It has four major railway stations: Jaunpur City Railway Station(JOP) and Jaunpur Junction (JNU), Shahganj Junction (SHG), Janghai Junction, Kerakat railway station (KCT). Zafarabad (ZBD) also a railway station where's many train routes are diverted i.e. Allahababd, Varanasi, Lucknow Via Sultanpur, Lucknow via Shahgan, Ghazipur via Jaunpur junction.

Road

Jaunpur is well-connected to Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Allahabad and other cities like Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Janghai, Sultanpur, Kerakat, Ghazipur etc. NH-56, SH-36 are the roadways connecting all major cities to Jaunpur.

Rulers

Sharqi Dynasty

  • Data Deen Gaur
  • Malik Sarwar Khwaja-yi Jahan (1394–1399)
  • Malik Qaranful Mubarrak Shah (1399–1401)
  • Ibrahim Shams-ud-Din (1401–1440)
  • Mahmud Shah (1440–1458)
  • Mohammed Shah Bhikan Khan (1458)
  • Husain Shah (1458–1483)
Education
University

Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, formerly Purvanchal University, is in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the educational hubs of eastern Uttar Pradesh, established in 1987 as a residential-cum-affiliating university. It is named after Vir Bahadur Singh, former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Institutes

Jaunpur district has more than 50 Graduate and post graduate institutes and more than 200 undergraduate colleges and more than 300 colleges up to high school. There is also a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya situated 21 km south from the district headquarters on Lumbini - Duddhi Road in Katghara Village near Mariahu Tehsil .

Schools

It has many C.B.S.E. affiliated and 1 I.C.S.E. affiliated schools along with schools recognized by U.P. board. top state board government college- Rashtriya intermediate college sujanganj

Top C.B.S.E. Board schools-

St. Patrick's Sr. Sec. School: Only real convent school affliated to CBSE in Jaunpur.

Maa Durga Ji Sr. Sec. Vidyalaya,

St. Joseph,

Blossoms, etc.

I.C.S.E. board school-

St. Jepher's School, Purani Bazar, Jaunpur

R.N.Tagore Sr. Secondary School (Near Shashwat Soni House)Sukkhipur,JAUNPUR

It has only 1 I.C.S.E. affiliated school known as St. John's School in siddiquepur.

Industries

GSG, GS Green Enterpriese Katehari- Leduka Jaunpur was established in March 2017 by the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, under U.P. Industrial Area Development Act, 1976 to facilitate concentrated effort on Industrial development of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

In its 1st phase of activity, the authority has a fully developed growth center area on 10 acres of land, under growth center scheme of Govt. of India.

SIDA (Satharia Industrial Development Authority)

Satharia Industrial Development Authority was established in November 1989 by the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, under U.P. Industrial Area Development Act, 1976 to facilitate concentrated effort on Industrial development of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

In its 1st phase of activity, the authority has a fully developed growth center area on 508 acres of land, under growth center scheme of Govt. of India.

Virtually all kind of industrial, commercial and social infrastructural facilities, such as Medical, Educational, Residential, Roads, Transportation, drainage, Telecommunication, dedicated industrial power 33/11 KV supply, post office, bank, water supply, community center, shopping center, field hostel etc., have been fully established and are operative.[7]

Pepsico India Pvt. Ltd.

Pepsico Inc. is an American multinational food and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York, United States, with interests in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of grain-based snack foods, beverages, and other products.

Hawkins Cooker Limited

Hawkins Cookers Limited is a company in India which manufactures pressure cookers and cookware based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The company has three manufacturing plants at Wagle estate Thane, Hoshiarpur and Jaunpur.[8]

Local Media

Mostly all major English, Hindi and Urdu dailies including Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Hindu, Dainik Jagran, Amarujala, Hindustan, Rashtree Sahara, Inquilab, Hausla News available in Jaunpur. Hindi and Urdu dailies also have their bureaus in the city. Almost all big Hindi TV news channel have stringers in the city. Hindi newspaper Tarunmitra is also published from Jaunpur.

Landmarks

There are a number of tourist attractions in Jaunpur including monuments, and holy places.

Monuments
Religious Sites
Jaunpur Atala Masjid.
Jaunpur Jama Masjid

Good for tourism..

Contact

DM Jaunpur Collectorate Compound Jaunpur-222002 Phone-(05452) 260666/220444, 260230(Fax) E-mail- dmjau[at]nic[dot]in

Satyam Srivastava Advocate and Criminologist and Trainer GS Global Academy CEO Mob No-9936051697 8178777900

C K Singh 9838876011 Assistant Professor, Prasad Institute of Technology, Jaunpur and Financial Education Resource Person, SEBI

Local products
References
  1. "View at Juanpore, on the River Ganges". Wesleyan Juvenile Offering. IV: 60. June 1847. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  2. Stan Goron and J.P. Goenka: The Coins of the Indian Sultanates, New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 2001.
  3. Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. p. 98. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4.
  4. Goron and Goenka, p. 343.
  5. "Jaunpur City : Census 2011 data".
  6. Cf. "Jaunpur" article in 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, p.282.
  7. "About SIDA".
  8. Hawkins Cookers Limited
  9. "Jaunpur's raddish". Archived from the original on 1 July 2015. Retrieved 16 March 2012.
External links

Wikisource-logo.svg "Jaunpur". Encyclopedia Americana. 1920.

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Kabiruddinpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Kabiruddinpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



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Swami Chinmayanand

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Swami Chinmayanand (born 3 March 1947) is a former union minister state of India . He was minister of state for internal affairs in Third Vajpayee Ministry . He was elected to Lok Sabha from Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate. He was born in Gonda district in 1947 in a royal family of Avadh , but renounced royalty as a young man inspired by the teachings of Buddha and Mahavir. He completed MA from Lucknow University . He is unmarried. His interests include tantra, philosophy, yoga and Hindu mythology. He also completed doctorate. He is the Editor of two monthly magazines, Pramarath and Vivek Rashmi. Works He has written some books in Hindi namely; Upanishad Saar Geeta Bodh Bhakti Vaibhav Parmaarth Path App Dipo Bhav Athato Satya Jigajasa Arvind Ka Ati Maanav Vaad Andhere Mein Bhatakti Atma(Auto-biography) External links [1] [2] Swami Chinmayanand (born 3 March 1947) is a former union minister state of India . He was minister of state for internal affairs in Third Vajpayee Ministry ...more...



Ramsapur

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Ramsapur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Ramsapur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Sukkhipur

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Sukkhipur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Sukkhipur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Dataon

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Dataon is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Dataon is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Kalichabad

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Kalichabad is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Kalichabad is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Kerakat

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Kerakat or Kirakat is a town of the Jaunpur District in northern India with a population of approximately 13,500. It is situated near the Gomati River , which helps the land around the town stay very fertile. Kerakat or Kirakat Belongs to Varanasi Division and Jaunpur District Administration.. It is located 30 km east of the city of Jaunpur, and 279 km from Lucknow , the capital of Uttar Pradesh . Kerakat or Kirakat Postal Index Number is 222142 and the postal head office is situated in City.Kerakat is Also a Block , Tehsil , Police Station , Nagar Panchayat and Vidhan Sabha . About Kerakat Tehsil Kirakat or Kerakat Tehsil Have Many Villages & Towns According to Census There Are 421 Villages Under Kerakat Subdistrict. History Kirakat or Kerakat was known As "'Kitgiri "'during the time of Lord Gautam Buddha . It was one of the active places used by Budhhist monks (including Lord Gautam Buddha) during the period of Gautam Buddha. Kerakat means the fort on the cliff. It may also refer to Kerar Bir, the main ...more...



Jamalpur, Jaunpur

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Jamalpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References http://eci.nic.in/archive/se2002/pollupd/ac/states/s24/acnstcand243.htm Election Commission data, retrieved on 19 August 2010 Jamalpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References http://eci.nic.in/archive/se2002/pollupd/ac/states/s24/acnstcand243.htm Election Commission data, retrieved on 19 August 2010 ...more...



Raidaspur

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Raidaspur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Raidaspur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Devrampur

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Devrampur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Devrampur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Tekardih

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Tekardih is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Tekardih is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Chhatripur

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Chhatripur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Chhatripur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Ladanpur

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Ladanpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Ladanpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Pali, Jaunpur

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Pali is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Pali is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Agra

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Agra (  (   listen ) ; Āgrā) is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh , India. It is 378 kilometres (235 mi) west of the state capital, Lucknow , 206 kilometres (128 mi) south of the national capital New Delhi, 58 kilometres (31 mi) south from Mathura and 125 kilometres (78 mi) north of Gwalior . Agra is one of the most populous cities in Uttar Pradesh , and the 24th most populous in India. Agra is a major tourist destination because of its many Mughal-era buildings, most notably the Tāj Mahal , Agra Fort and Fatehpūr Sikrī , all three of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites . Agra is included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit, along with Delhi and Jaipur ; and the Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc , tourist circuit of UP state, along Lucknow the capital of the state and Varanasi . Agra falls within the Braj cultural region. The city was first mentioned in the epic Mahābhārata , where it was called Agrevaṇa (derived from Sanskrit (अग्रेवण) meaning "the border of the f ...more...



Aunrihar Junction railway station

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Aunrihar Junction is a railway station located in the city of Aunrihar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh . It is an important railway station in Ghazipur District . It falls on Allahabad-Mau-Gorakhpur Main Line and Aunrihar–Jaunpur line . It is well connected to major cities including New Delhi , Mumbai , Surat , Ahmedabad , Kolkata , Pune , Lucknow , Kanpur , Allahabad , Jaunpur and Varanasi . References "Arrivals at ARJ/Aunrihar Junction" . India Rail Info. Aunrihar Junction is a railway station located in the city of Aunrihar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh . It is an important railway station in Ghazipur District . It falls on Allahabad-Mau-Gorakhpur Main Line and Aunrihar–Jaunpur line . It is well connected to major cities including New Delhi , Mumbai , Surat , Ahmedabad , Kolkata , Pune , Lucknow , Kanpur , Allahabad , Jaunpur and Varanasi . References "Arrivals at ARJ/Aunrihar Junction" . India Rail Info. ...more...



Jarauna railway station

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Jarauna railway station ( JUA ) is a railway station on the Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh - Janghai line, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh , India . It is connected with the villages of Meerganj . It is on the Indian railway route from Allahabad to Jaunpur . References "JUA/Jarauna Railway Station" . India Rail Info . Retrieved 25 May 2016 . Jarauna railway station ( JUA ) is a railway station on the Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh - Janghai line, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh , India . It is connected with the villages of Meerganj . It is on the Indian railway route from Allahabad to Jaunpur . References "JUA/Jarauna Railway Station" . India Rail Info . Retrieved 25 May 2016 . ...more...



Nanwag (Nandwak) Rajputs

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The Nanwag Rajputs (also known as Nandwak , Nanwak , and Nagbak ) are a branch of the Kachwaha Rajput community (or Bais Rajputs ) in what is now the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh . In the 16th century, they seized a portion of Pandrah pargana and ruled there for many years before losing it to a Punjabi and Brahmans. The villages of Kathiraon, lying at latitude 25" 32' N and longitude 82" 45' E, Newarhia (having fort of Nanwag chieftain, Zamindar Sangram SIngh) lying at 25" 31' N longitude and 82" 80' E latitude (tahsil Mariahu ) and Barsathi, latitude 25" 34' N and longitude 82" 91' E in Mariahu tehsil, were administered by the Nanwag Rajputs from the 16th century to the later part of the 19th century. The whole of Mariahu tehsil was administered by them during the medieval period and the tehsil got its name from Mandav Dev, the presiding deity of Nanwags. Distribution Jaunpur (Ataria and Madiyahun), Benares (Vishnupur and Gobindpur), Azamgarh , Allahabad and Mirzapur districts of erstwhile North West ...more...



Pataura, Jaunpur

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Pataura is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ग्राम पतौरा भीम यादव पुत्र श्री सहादुर यादव पूर्व क्षेत्रपंचायत सदस्य 2009 सभी ग्राम वासियों को हमारी तरफ हार्दिक बधाई। Pataura is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ग्राम पतौरा भीम यादव पुत्र श्री सहादुर यादव पूर्व क्षेत्रपंचायत सदस्य 2009 सभी ग्राम वासियों को हमारी तरफ हार्दिक बधाई। ...more...



Meghpur, Jaunpur

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Meghpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Meghpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh

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Lakhimpur is a city and a municipal board in Lakhimpur Kheri district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh . History Traditions point to the inclusion of this tract in the realm of the Lunar race of Hastinapur , and several places are associated with episodes in the Mahabharata . The early history is, however entirely unknown. The northern part was held by Rajputs in the tenth century, and tradition relates that they dispossessed the Pāsīs (a Hindu cast)and other aboriginal tribes. Muslim rule spread slowly to this remote and in hospitable tract; and it was probably not before the fourteenth century that a chain of forts was constructed along the northern frontier to prevent the incursions of the sarkār of Khairābād in the Sūbah of Oudh. The later history is merely that of the rise and decline of individual families, and is purely of local importance. When Rohilkhand was ceded to the British in 1801 part of this District was included in the cession, but it was restored to Oudh (See Awadh ) after the Anglo-Nep ...more...



Hurhuri

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Huruhuri (hi:हुरुहुरी) is a village about 2 km north from the Gomti River in the tehsil of Kerakat , Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India. It belongs to the Varanasi Division . It is located 25 km east of the city of Jaunpur , 4 km west of Kerakat , and 274 km from Lucknow , the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Hurhuri's Postal Index Number is 222142 and the postal head office is situated in Kerakat And Branch Office is JaiGopalGanj. Huruhuri situated Near State Highway 36. Huruhuri's nearest rail connection is at Kirakat railway station , while at Huruhuri a bus stop connects the village to Kerakat and Jaunpur Junction The village is home of the Suryavanshi Rajputs , Nikumbh Rajputs and many other castes as Maurya , Bramhin , Muslim , Goswami Chamar , Srivastava like Brijesh Singh Nikumbh,Sulabh Singh,Shivkamal Maurya,Madan. Huruhuri Population - Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh Huruhuri is a medium size village located in Kerakat of Jaunpur district , Uttar Pradesh with total 310 families residing. The Huruhuri village has popu ...more...



Kishunpur (village)

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Kishunpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . Kishunpur is a village in Jaunpur , Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission of India (2002). "State Elections 2002" (Text/HTML) . List of Contesting Candidates. Government of India . Retrieved August 30, 2010 . ...more...



Barauli

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Barauli may refer to: Places in Bihar, India Barauli, Bihar , a town in the Gopalganj district Barauli, Bihar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) , an assembly constituency in Gopalganj district Places in Uttar Pradesh, India Barauli, Jaunpur , a village in the Jaunpur district Barauli, Kanpur Dehat , a village in the Kanpur Dehat district Barauli, Ballia , a village in the Ballia district Barauli, Uttar Pradesh (Vidhan Sabha constituency) , an assembly constituency in Aligarh district Barauli Rao , a town, panchayat block and Vidhan Sabha constituency in Aligarh district Barauli may refer to: Places in Bihar, India Barauli, Bihar , a town in the Gopalganj district Barauli, Bihar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) , an assembly constituency in Gopalganj district Places in Uttar Pradesh, India Barauli, Jaunpur , a village in the Jaunpur district Barauli, Kanpur Dehat , a village in the Kanpur Dehat district Barauli, Ballia , a village in the Ballia district Barauli, Uttar Pradesh (Vidhan Sabha constituency) , an assembly con ...more...



Barauli, Jaunpur

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Barauli is a village in the Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission data , retrieved on 11 August 2010 Barauli is a village in the Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh , India . References Election Commission data , retrieved on 11 August 2010 ...more...



Meerganj, Jaunpur

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Meerganj (Hindi:मीरगंज) is a village in Jaunpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh . It is also known as Meerganj Bazar Jay Prakash Chaurasia sweets . Meerganj is located 6 km kilometres north-east of Janghai Junction Railway Station and 1 km west of Jarauna Railway Station . Population The population in Meerganj village is 1074 as per the survey of census during 2011 by Indian Government. Total No. of Houses Total 136 Population Total 1,074 541 Male 533 Female Child (0-6) Total 155 83 Male 72 Female Schedule Caste Total 197 107 Male 90 Famale Schedule Tribe 0 0 0 Literacy Total 78.24% 87.55% Male 68.98% Male Total Workers Total 318 219 Male 99 Female Main Worker Total 218 0 0 Marginal Worker Total 100 51 Male 49 Female Educational institutes[3] Schools Primary School Meerganj Aasharam shishu shikaha Niketan Sterling School Meerganj College Sarvodya Vidhyapeeth Inter College Sarvodya Vidhyapeeth Degree College Ramdev Degree College Hospitals & Other Organization JR K Hospital[4] [5] Transport ...more...



Panchrukhava

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Panchrukhava is a village in Shahganj , Jaunpur district , Uttar Pradesh , India. References http://eci.nic.in/archive/se2002/pollupd/ac/states/s24/acnstcand240.htm Election Commission data, retrieved on 1 February 2010 Panchrukhava is a village in Shahganj , Jaunpur district , Uttar Pradesh , India. References http://eci.nic.in/archive/se2002/pollupd/ac/states/s24/acnstcand240.htm Election Commission data, retrieved on 1 February 2010 ...more...




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