Aligarh district

Aligarh district is a district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The district belongs to Aligarh Division.

Aligarh district
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Aligarh district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionAligarh
HeadquartersAligarh
Tehsils7
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesAligarh
Population
(2011)
 • Total3,673,889[1]
Demographics
 • Literacy69.61%.[1]
Major highwaysNH91
WebsiteOfficial website

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Aligarh district has a population of 36,73,849,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Mauritania[2] or the US state of Oklahoma.[3] This gives it a ranking of 76th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,007 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,610/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.78%.[1] Aligarh has a sex ratio of 876 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.61%.[1]

Tehsils

Education in Aligarh

With around 30,000 students, Aligarh Muslim University is the centre of higher education in Aligarh. The university offers more than 250 courses in both traditional and modern fields of education. In addition, there are many decent schools and colleges for primary and secondary level education.

Cities in Aligarh district

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Liberia 3,786,764 July 2011 est.
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Oklahoma 3,751,351

External links

Official website

Coordinates: 27°50′N 78°10′E / 27.833°N 78.167°E

Akshay Kumar Jain

Akshay Kumar Jain (1915–1993) was an Indian independence activist, writer, journalist and the editor of Navbharat Times, a Hindi language daily owned by The Times Group. He was one of the founders of the National Union of Journalists (India) and held the chair of its reception committee when the organization was formed in 1972.Born on 30 December 1915 at Bijaigarh in Aligarh district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh to Roop Kishore Jain, who was a Diwan, Jain graduated from Holkar Science College, Indore in 1938 and followed it up with a degree in law (LLB) from Aligarh University in 1940. During this period, he was involved with the Indian freedom movement and participated in the Quit India movement of 1942. He started his career in 1939 at Daily Sainik while studying for law and was involved with Hindusthan Samachar, Sudarshan weekly (editor 1940), and Vir (1940–46) before joining Navbharat Times when the daily was founded in 1946. He continued with them for 31 years till his retirement in 1977 as its Editor-in-Chief.

Jain presided two sessions of All-India Newspapers Editors Conference (1964 and 1967) and served as the member of the Press Council of India for two terms. He chaired the board of directors of Samachar Bharati News Agency, presided the Hindi Patrakar Sangh and was a member of the International Press Institute, a global organization promoting press freedom and fair journalistic practices. He published several books in Hindi language which included Yada rahi mulakatem and Bacapana ki batem. The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1967, for his contributions to literature and journalism. Jain, who was also a recipient of the Sahitya Ratna Award (1970), died on 31 March 1993, at the age of 78.

Aligarh

Aligarh ( (listen); formerly Allygurh and Koil) is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh that is famous for its lock industries. It is the administrative headquarters of the Aligarh district. It lies 307 kilometres (191 mi) northwest of Kanpur and is approximately 145 kilometres (90 mi) southeast of the capital, New Delhi. Notable as the seat of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh is the 8th largest city in Uttar Pradesh and 55th largest city in India.

Aligarh (Assembly constituency)

Aligarh Assembly Constituency is a constituency of the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.). VVPAT facilities with electronic voting machines (EVM will be used in 2017 in U.P assembly polls.

Aligarh (Lok Sabha constituency)

Aligarh Lok Sabha constituency is a Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

Aligarh Junction railway station

Aligarh Junction railway station is an 'A' class junction station on the Kanpur-Delhi section of Howrah-Delhi main line and Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line. It is located in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It serves Aligarh.

Atrauli

Atrauli is a city and a municipal board in Aligarh district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

It is around 25 km from Aligarh, which is famous for Aligarh Muslim University. and 52 km from Khair. 20 km from Narora Atomic Power Plant (the only Nuclear Project in UP), situated at right bank of Holy river Ganges.The name of the town is taken from Atri Muni who visited Atrauli.

It also known as the birthplace of music legend Ustad Alladiya Khan (1855–1946), the founder of the Jaipur-Atrauli gharana school of music.

Atrauli (Assembly constituency)

Atrauli Assembly constituency is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Aligarh district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Aligarh (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1952 after the "DPACO (1951)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1951. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 73.

Barauli (Assembly constituency)

Barauli Assembly constituency (Hindi: बरौली विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Aligarh district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Aligarh (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1974 after the delimitation order was passed in 1967. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 72.

Barauli Rao

Barauli Rao is a town, panchayat block and Vidhansabha constituency in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Chharra (Assembly constituency)

Chharra Assembly constituency (Hindi: छर्रा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Aligarh district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Hathras (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 2012 after the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" was passed and the constituency was formed in 2008. The constituency is assigned identification number 74.

Gabhana

Gabhana is a tehsil, block, town and a Nagar panchayat in Aligarh district, 23 km from district headquarters in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Harduaganj Thermal Power Station

Harduaganj Thermal Power Station is located at Qasimpur Power House Colony which is 1 km distance from Harduaganj Railway Station at Harduaganj in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar pradesh, about 18 km from Aligarh and 105 km from Agra. It is the new electric power station established in Aligarh district; the old one is Sumera Hydroelectric Power Plant located in Jawan Sikandarpur of Aligarh district.

The coal for this power plant is sourced from coal mines owned by BCCL and ECL and are transported to the power plant through rail line. The power plant is owned and operated by Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam.

Iglas

Iglas is a town in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Jattari

Jattari is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Khair Tehsil of Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It lies on Khair – Palwal road 20 km ahead from Khair towards Palwal.

Khadim Hussain Khan

Khadim Hussain Khan (1907–1993) was an Indian singer born in Atrauli, Uttar Pradesh, India. Initiated into music by his father Altaf Hussain Khan, he went on to learn from his grand uncle Ustad Kallan Khan. They were both court musicians of the Jaipur Kingdom.

Khair

Khair is a city and a municipal board in Aligarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Khair is the biggest Tehsil of Uttar Pradesh and Aligarh district. It is situated around 114 km from Delhi and 60 km from Mathura.

Khair (Assembly constituency)

Khair Assembly constituency (Hindi: खैर विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Aligarh district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Aligarh (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1951 after the "DPACO (1951)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1951. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 71.

Koil (Assembly constituency)

Koil Assembly constituency (Hindi: कोइल विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Aligarh district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Aligarh (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1952 after the "DPACO (1951)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1951. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 75.

Mangalayatan University

Manglayatan University is a private university established in 2006, recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC). Its campus is located in the city of Aligarh in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.It offers you a lot for learning. The main moto of this university is 'LEARN TODAY TO LEAD TOMORROW' which ultimately tells us about the quality of education in Mangalayatan University.

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