Amroha

Amroha is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh state in India. It is located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot River. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amroha district.

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City
Amroha is located in Uttar Pradesh
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Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Amroha is located in India
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Amroha is located in Asia
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Coordinates: 28°54′15.95″N 78°28′3.10″E / 28.9044306°N 78.4675278°ECoordinates: 28°54′15.95″N 78°28′3.10″E / 28.9044306°N 78.4675278°E
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictAmroha
Population
 (2011)
 • Total198,471
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
244221[2]
Telephone code05922
Vehicle registrationUP-23
Websitewww.jpnagar.in

Geography

Amroha is located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot River. Being just 130 km away, Amroha's weather is very similar to Delhi. The city is divided into localities and blocks. The climate of the Amroha is similar to other districts of Western Uttar Pradesh situated at the base of Himalaya which becomes hot in summer and dry & cold in winter.

Demographics

Amroha is a city in Uttar Pradesh. As per the 2011 census, Amroha had a population of 198,471. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 28323 which is 14.27% of total population of Amroha (NPP). In Amroha Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 925 against state average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Amroha is around 950 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Amroha city is 62.36% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Amroha, Male literacy is around 66.73% while female literacy rate is 57.61%.[3]

Economy

Amroha is known for its production of mangoes;.[4] Some of the industries in Amroha include cotton & textiles, and small-scale production of cotton cloth, hand-loom weaving, pottery making, sugar milling and secondary ones are carpet manufacturing, wood handicrafts and dholak manufacturing.

Connectivity

Amroha is well connected through Railways and Road with Indian capital New Delhi. Amroha railway station is situated on Delhi-Moradabad line and all passenger trains & most of the express trains stop here. Amroha railway station is on a line built by Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway, 868 miles from Kolkata. Amroha is about 5 km away from NH 24, a four-lane highway which connects New Delhi to Lucknow.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Amroha Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 21 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". www.censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  4. ^ BBC report

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Amroha (Assembly constituency)

Amroha Assembly Constituency is a constituency of the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh.

Amroha (Lok Sabha constituency)

Amroha Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh.

Amroha district

Amroha district is one of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. Amroha town is the district headquarters. According to the Government of India, the district is one of the Minority Concentrated Districts on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities indicators.The district is bounded on the north by Bijnor District, on the east and southeast by Moradabad District, on the south by Badaun District, and on the west by the River Ganges, across which lie the Bulandshahr, Hapur, and Meerut districts. State Highways 72 and 73 penetrate the city and act as major routes.

Amroha railway station

Amroha railway station is a main railway station in Amroha district, Uttar Pradesh established in 1885. Its code is AMRO. It serves Amroha city. The station consists of three platforms. The platforms are not well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.The station is situated on the Delhi-Moradabad line by Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway and all passenger trains and most of the express trains stop here.

Amrohi Syed

The Sadaat Amroha (Urdu: سادات امروہہ‎) or Amrohi Syed Urdu: امروہی سید‎) are a community of Sayyids, historically settled in the town of Amroha, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Many members of the community migrated to Pakistan after independence and settled in Karachi, Sindh.

Battle of Amroha

The Battle of Amroha was fought on 20 December 1305 between the armies of the Delhi Sultanate of India and the Mongol Chagatai Khanate of Central Asia. The Delhi force led by Malik Nayak defeated the Mongol army led by Ali Beg and Tartaq near Amroha in present-day Uttar Pradesh.

Dhanaura (Assembly constituency)

Dhanaura is a constituency of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly covering the city of Dhanaura in the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Dhanaura is one of five assembly constituencies in the Amroha (Lok Sabha constituency). Since 2008, this assembly constituency is numbered 39 amongst 403 constituencies.

Currently this seat belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Rajeev Kumar who won in last Assembly election of 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Elections defeating Samajwadi Party candidate Jagram Singh by a margin of 38,229 votes.

Gajraula

Gajraula is a city and municipal board in Amroha district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Gajraula is the block headquarter of Gajraula block also.It is located on NH 9 a 4-lane highway connecting Uttarakhand and cities such as Bareilly and Lucknow via Delhi. It is an important industrial city of uttar pradesh with some named multinationals like Jubliant Life Sciences, Israeli Pharma Teva API etc and important higher educational institutions like Sri Venkateshwara University and other important engineering colleges there. The surrounding major cities are Moradabad, Meerut, Bulandsahar, Budaun, Hapur and Delhi NCR.

Garhmukteshwar (Assembly constituency)

Garhmukteshwar Assembly constituency (Hindi: गढ़मुक्तेश्वर) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Hapur district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Amroha (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1957 after the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order 1961 (DPACO) was passed. After DPACO 2008 was passed, the constituency was assigned identification number 60.During the 3rd Vidhan Sabha, the constituency was reserved for candidates from scheduled caste community.BJP candidate Kamal Singh Malik won the vidhan sabha election 2017 from Garhmukteshwar. Prashant Chaudhary of BSP was the first runner-up (later he joined BJP). Continuous three-time winner and State Minister Madan Chauhan of SP remained in third position, Independent

Satpal Yadav (Chairman) finished fourth with 15,089 votes.

Hasanpur

Hasanpur is a city and a municipal board in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Hasanpur (Assembly constituency)

Hasanpur Assembly Constituency is a constituency of the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Amroha

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Amroha (also known as JNV Amroha or JNV Baseda Taga) is a boarding school, set up in Amroha, India, in 2000. It is an autonomous body which works under the Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (India). The concept of opening a boarding school, called Navodaya Vidyalaya, in every district of India was born as a part of the section 5.15 in New Policy on Education (NPE86). Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Amroha has a campus of 35 acres, close to Saidpur Mafi Bijnor on NH -76, in Baseda Taga, Amroha. It is a fully residential boarding school which provides accommodation to students, faculty and staff.

Kamal Amrohi

Syed Amir Haider Kamal Naqvi (Urdu: سیّد امِیر حَیدر کمال نقوی ‎),

popularly known as Kamal Amrohi (Urdu: کمال امروہی ‎), (17 January 1918 – 11 February 1993) was an Indian film director and screenwriter. He was also an Urdu and Hindi poet.His Hindi films include Mahal (1949), Pakeezah (1972) and Razia Sultan (1983). He established Kamal Pictures (Mahal Films) in 1953 and Kamalistan Studio in Bombay in 1958.

Kanwar Singh Tanwar

Kanwar Singh Tanwar is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party and has won the 2014 Indian general elections from Amroha in Uttar Pradesh.

Naugawan Sadat

Nowgawan Sadat is a town and a Tehsil in Nowganwan Sadat & , Amroha district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Naugawan Sadat (Assembly constituency)

Naugawan Sadat Assembly constituency (Hindi: नौगावां सादात) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Amroha and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Amroha (Lok Sabha constituency). The first election in this assembly constituency was held in 2012 after the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" was passed in the year 2008. The constituency is assigned identification number 40.

Raashid Alvi

Raashid Alvi (pronunciation ), is an Indian politician who served as a member of the Indian Parliament from both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. He is currently a member of the Indian National Congress party.

Shri Venkateshwara University

Shri Venkateshwara University is a university in Gajraula Uttar Pradesh, India, that offers bachelor's and master's degrees in a variety of subjects. It is a venture of Venkateshwara Group Of Institutions. SVU is a privately funded State University established through an act of State Legislature of Uttar Pradesh (act 26 of 2010). It is registered with University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) and 22(1) of UGC Act 1956. SVU offers courses in the field of engineering, architecture, business studies, medical science, design and language and cultural studies, among others.

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