Bagpat district

Bagpat district is one of the 75 districts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with headquarters at the town of Baghpat. Created in 1997, the district has an area of 1,321 square kilometres (510 sq mi) and a population of 1,163,991.

Baghpat district
Location of Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
Administrative divisionMeerut
HeadquartersBaghpat
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesBaghpat
Area
 • Total1,321 km2 (510 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,303,048
 • Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy72.01 per cent[1]
 • Sex ratio861
Major highwaysNH 334, NH 709B
WebsiteOfficial website

History

Baghpat city, after which the district takes its name, derives its name either from vyagprastha ("land of tigers") or from vakyaprasth ("place for delivering speeches"). the city was finally named Baghpat, or Bagpat, during the Mughal era. Starting from a small commercial center known as the Mandi, the city grew in importance after the 1857 mutiny and became the headquarters of Baghpat tehsil.[2]

Baghpat district was created in the year 1997 and named after the erstwhile Baghpat tehsil of Meerut district.[3][2]

Geography

The district has an area of 1,321 square kilometres (510 sq mi).[2] Baghpat town lies on the east bank of the Yamuna River,[2] and is within the National Capital Region.

It is 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Delhi, the national capital, 52 kilometres (32 mi) from Meerut, and 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Ghaziabad.[2]

Economy

Baghpat town has an agriculture-based economy where sugarcane is a main crop. There are sugar mills in Baghpat, Ramala and Malakpur. Wheat, mustard, and vegetables are also extensively grown.[2][4]

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, Bagpat district has a population of 1,303,148,[5] which is roughly equal to that of African nation of Mauritius[6] or the US state of New Hampshire.[7] This gives it a ranking of the 376th most populous districts in India (out of a total of 640).[5] The district has a population density of 986 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,550/sq mi) .[5] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.87%.[5] Bagpat has a sex ratio of 858 females for every 1000 males,[5] and a literacy rate of 73.54%. Baghpat is a Hindu-majority district, with about 70% Hindu population and 28% Muslim population.[5]

Administration

Legislative consituencies

There are three Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha constituencies in Bagpat district: Chhaprauli, Baraut, and Baghpat. All of these are part of Baghpat Lok Sabha constituency of current chairman Rajudin Malik, current MLA of Baghpat Smt. Hemlata Choudhary and MP Dr. Satyapal Singh.

Tehsils and blocks

Bagpat district is divided into 3 tehsils: Baghpat, Baraut, and Khekra. Baghpat tehsil comprises two blocks - Baghpat and Pilana, while Baraut comprises three - Binauli, Chhaprauli, and Baraut. Khekra tehsil comprises only the Khekra block. Baghpat, Baraut, and Khekada are the major towns in the district.[8][9]

Tehsils

Blocks

Villages and Their Gram Pradhans

Notable villages of Bagpat district are Chhaprauli (from which prime minister Charan Singh hailed), Asara, Baoli, and Bharal.

Sr. No. Tehsil Sr.No. Block Sr. No. Village Name of Gram Pradhan
001 Baghpat 001 Baghpat 001 Doulcha Gulsan Yadav
002 Nirojpur Omparkash Nain
003 Budhera Dharamvati Devi
004 Santoshpur Raman S/o CH Prem Dedha
005 Baghu Sumit S/O Surendra DevDhar
006 Vinaypur Satyaveer Singh
007 Baleni Manoj Yadav
008 Gyasri urf Gaadhi Chaman lal sharma

Administrators

Sr. No. Designation Name Contact No.
1 Manager Vedpal Singh 9760190808

Education

Baraut is where Janta Vedic College (a.k.a. Jaat College) and Digamber Jain College are located, and it is the education hub of Baghpat.[4]

Some of the colleges located in Baghpat are:

  • Kalindi College
  • Babu Kamta Prasad Jain Mahavidyalaya, Baraut[10]
  • S P R C Degree College, Baghpat
  • Indradev College of Engineering & Technology, Baghpat
  • Aryabhat college of engineering & Technology, Baghpat
  • Om Sai institute, Pali
  • Muslim Inter College, Asara[11]
  • Vanjaksh Institute of Alternate Medicines (Distance Education)
  • JagMohan Institute of Management and Technology
  • Digambar Jain College, Baraut
  • Janta Vedic College, Baraut
  • Shri Vinayak College of Education, Baghpat

References

  1. ^ "District-specific Literates and Literacy Rates, 2001". Registrar General, India, Ministry of Home Affairs. Retrieved 2010-10-10.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "About District". Government of Uttar Pradesh: Bagpat district. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2011 – Uttar Pradesh – District Census Handbook – Baghpat" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. 2011. p. 9. Retrieved 7 July 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Economy". Government of Uttar Pradesh: Baghpat district. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "Baghpat (Bagpat) District : Census 2011 data". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  6. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Gurjars hold Baghpat, they have a large population in Baghpat and Khekra tehsils, and Jats hold Baraut and have a large population in Baraut and Chhaprauli towns. Mauritius 1,303,717, July 2011 est.
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2016. New Hampshire 1,316,470
  8. ^ "Tehsils". Government of Uttar Pradesh: Bagpat district. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Blocks". Government of Uttar Pradesh: Bagpat district. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Babu Kamta Prasad Jain Mahavidyalaya". BKPJM. 2009. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  11. ^ http://www.icbse.com/schools/muslim-inter-college-asara/09080500204

External links

Coordinates: 28°56′24″N 77°13′12″E / 28.94000°N 77.22000°E

Agarwal Mandi

Tatiri is a town and a nagar panchayat in Baghpat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The distance between Aggarwal Mandi Tatiri and Baghpat is 5 km. Tatiri is connected to two districts : Baghpat and Meerut, by road, via (NH-334B).Towards 5 km west SH-57 road which connects New Delhi- Baghpat - Baraut -Shamli - Saharanpur.

Aminagar Sarai

Aminagar Sarai is a town and a nagar panchayat in Baghpat district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.It is oldest Town in meerut commissionry area

Baghpat

Baghpat is a city of NCR and a Municipal board in Baghpat district in western Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Baghpat District. Prior to the establishment of Baghpat district in 1997, Baghpat was a Tehsil in Meerut district. Baghpat town is located on the banks of river Yamuna at 28 deg 57' North Latitude and 77 deg 13' East Longitude. It is 52 km from Meerut City and is on the main Delhi–Saharanpur Highway around 40 km from Delhi toward north.

Baghpat (Lok Sabha constituency)

Baghpat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in India. This constituency covers the entire Baghpat district and parts of Meerut, Ghaziabad districts and Shamli district. Satyapal Singh, former Commissioner of Police, Bombay, represents the constituency in Lok Sabha.

Bagpat (Assembly constituency)

Bagpat Assembly constituency (Hindi: बागपत) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bagpat district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bagpat (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1957 after the "DPACO (1956)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1956. The constituency was not in existence during the 4th and the 5th legislative assemblies of Uttar Pradesh. The constituency was formed again in 1974. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 52.

Baraut

Baraut is a city and municipal board in Baghpat district, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Baraut (Assembly constituency)

Baraut Assembly constituency (Hindi: बड़ौत) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bagpat district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bagpat (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1957 after the "DPACO (1956)" (delimitation order 1956) was passed in 1956. After the 1969 elections, the constituency was dissolved. In 2008, when the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" was passed, the constituency was constituted again and elections were held in 2012. The constituency is assigned identification number 51.

Barnava

Barnava is a village in Bagpat district in Uttar Pradesh, India. Barnava is between Sardhana and Binauli near Meerut. Barnava is about 3 km from Binauli and 37 km from Meerut. In the Mahabharata, Baranava is mentioned as Varanāvata and is the site of the Lakshagraha, one of the incidents from the Mahabharata. During the Mahabharata it was known as Varnavat. Barnava still has evidence of Lakshagraha.

A famous Jain Temple known as Chandraprabhu Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Barnava Jain Mandir, is also sited in Barnava Village of Uttar Pradesh. A lotus temple, similar to the one found in New Delhi, is within the Barnava Jain Temple premises. The main gate is intricately designed and is noted for its exquisite carvings.

Binauli

Binauli is a small town in Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh, India. Binauli is between Baraut and Barnava on Meerut road. Binauli is a religious Village, with many Hindu Jain's temples. It is under in NCR PLAN. It has on block, with one Police Station, Government Hospital, and a Post Office. Binauli is about 13 km from Baraut, 42 km from Meerut and 70 km from Delhi.

Chamrawal

Chamrawal is a village in Bagpat district, Uttar Pradesh, India. Chamrawal is located at a distance of 6.556 km from Pilana town, and 16.25 km from Baghpat town.

Chandro Tomar

Chandro Tomar, nick named Shooter Dadi ('Dadi' meaning the "grandmother" in Hindi), is an octogenarian (aged 87) and sharp shooter from the village of Johri in the Bagpat district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.Since learning to shoot in 1999 when she was already in her 60s, she has attained national fame as an accomplished shooter, having won more than 30 national championships. She is regularly referred to as the oldest (woman) sharpshooter in the world.

Chhaprauli

Chhaprauli is a town and a nagar panchayat in Baghpat district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Chhaprauli (Assembly constituency)

Chhaprauli Assembly constituency (Hindi: छपरौली) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Baghpat district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Baghpat (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1967 after the "Delimitation order" was passed and the constituency was constituted in 1967. The constituency was assigned identification number 50 after the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" was passed.

Doghat

Doghat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Baghpat district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Johri

Johri is a village in Bagpat district in Uttar Pradesh, India. It lies approximately 9 km from Baraut and 4 km from Binauli. In close proximity there are two more villages namely Angadpur and Kheri. It is difficult to distinguish between three villages are no physical boundary is there as such. Mr. Akhil Sheoran from Angadpur recently won gold medal at GUADALAJARA (Mexico) in Men's 50 meter Rifle 3- position at shooting world cup.

Recently at Jakarta Asian Games one more star was born in shooting by the name Saurabh Chaudhary, trained at Binauli, run by Mr. Amit Sheoran also from Angadpur.

Kirthal

Kirthal is a large village in Baraut Tehsil, Uttar Pradesh State, India. It lies in the northwest of Bagpat District, near the border with Haryana State. Kirthal's village code is 1038000 and its main post office is in Chhaprauli.

Pravesh Rana

Pravesh Rana (born 26 February 1983) is a male model and Mr. India 2008, and a reality TV show personality. In 2009, he participated as a wild card entry in the reality TV series, Bigg Boss 3

Rajendra Singh

Rajendra Singh (born 6 August 1959) is a well-known water conservationist & environmentalist from Alwar district, Rajasthan in India. Also known as "waterman of India", he won the Stockholm Water Prize. He runs an NGO called 'Tarun Bharat Sangh' (TBS), which was founded in 1975. The NGO based in village hori-Bhikampura in Thanagazi tehsil, near Sariska Tiger Reserve, has been instrumental in fighting the slow bureaucracy, mining lobby and has helped villagers take charge of water management in their semi-arid area as it lies close to Thar Desert, through the use of johad, rainwater storage tanks, check dams and other time-tested as well as path-breaking techniques. Starting from a single village in 1985, over the years TBS helped build over 8,600 johads and other water conservation structures to collect rainwater for the dry seasons, has brought water back to over 1,000 villages and revived five rivers in Rajasthan, Arvari, Ruparel, Sarsa, Bhagani and Jahajwali.He is one of the members of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) which was set up in 2009, by the Government of India as an empowered planning, financing, monitoring and coordinating authority for the Ganges (Ganga), in exercise of the powers conferred under the Environment (Protection) Act,1986. In the UK he is a founder member of an NGO called the Flow Partnership which aims to counter the negative effects of soil erosion and flooding.

Sirsalgarh

Sirsalgarh is a small village in Bagpat district, Uttar Pradesh, India, famous for its Garh, a hill of soil created due to earthquake a century before.

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