Bareilly

Bareilly (/bəˈrɛli/ (listen)) is a city in Bareilly district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the capital of Bareilly division and the geographical region of Rohilkhand. The city is 252 kilometres (157 mi) north of the state capital, Lucknow, and 250 kilometres (155 mi) east of the national capital, New Delhi. It is the eighth largest metropolis in Uttar Pradesh and the 50th-largest city in India.[2] Bareilly also figured amongst the PM Narendra Modi's ambitious 100 Smart City list in India.[3] It is located on the Ramganga River and is the site of the Ramganga Barrage built for canal irrigation.

The city is also known by the name Nath Nagri[4] (for the seven Shiva temples located in the Bareilly region – Dhopeshwar Nath, Madhi Nath, Alakha Nath, Tapeshwar Nath, Bankhandi Nath, Pashupati Nath and Trivati Nath) and historically as Sanjashya (where the Buddha descended from Tushita to earth).[5] The city is a centre for furniture manufacturing and trade in cotton, cereal and sugar. Its status grew with its inclusion in the "counter magnets" list of the National Capital Region (NCR), a list also including Hissar, Patiala, Kota and Gwalior.[6] The city is also known as Bans-Bareilly. Although Bareilly is a production centre for cane (bans) furniture, "Bans Bareilly" is not derived from the bans market; it was named for two princes: Bansaldev and Baraldev, sons of Jagat Singh Katehriya, who founded the city in 1537.[7]

Bareilly District Map
Map of Bareilly District
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Clockwise from Top: Remains of Ahichchhatra, Bareilly Junction railway station, Ramganga Barrage, Skyline of Bareilly, Biabani Kothi, Dargah-e-Ala Hazrat and The FreeWill Baptist Church
Clockwise from Top: Remains of Ahichchhatra, Bareilly Junction railway station, Ramganga Barrage, Skyline of Bareilly, Biabani Kothi, Dargah-e-Ala Hazrat and The FreeWill Baptist Church
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Coordinates: 28°21′50″N 79°24′54″E / 28.364°N 79.415°ECoordinates: 28°21′50″N 79°24′54″E / 28.364°N 79.415°E
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictBareilly District
Government
 • MPMr. Santosh Gangwar (Union Minister)
 • MLADr. Arun Kumar (city) Mr. Rajesh Agarwal (cantt) * Finance minister in U.P. government
 • MayorDr. Umesh Gautam (Bharatiya Janta Party
Area
 • Total235 km2 (91 sq mi)
Elevation
268 m (879 ft)
Population
 (In 2018)
 • Total1,295,447
 • Density5,500/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
 • Sex ratio
887 /1,000
Demonym(s)Bareillite
Language
 • OfficialHindi[1]
 • Additional officialUrdu[1]
Time zoneIST
PIN codes
243001
243122
Vehicle registrationUP-25
Websitebareilly.nic.in

History

Ahichchhatra Fort Temple Bareilly
Ahichchhatra (or Ahi-Kshetra) was the ancient capital of Northern Panchala. The remains of this city have been discovered in Bareilly

According to the epic Mahābhārata, the Bareilly region (Panchala) is said to be the birthplace of Draupadi, who was also referred to as 'Panchali' (one from the kingdom of Panchāla) by Kṛṣṇā (Lord Krishna). When Yudhishthira becomes the king of Hastinapura at the end of the Mahābhārata, Draupadi becomes his queen. The folklore says that Gautama Buddha had once visited the ancient fortress city of Ahichchhatra in Bareilly.[8] The Jain Tirthankara Parshva is said to have attained Kaivalya at Ahichchhatra.[9]

In a Historic book (Sikar Ka Itihaas) written by Pt. Jhabarmall Sharma It is believed that the descendants of Lord Shriram's son Kusha went from Ayodhya to Rohtas, Narwar, Gwalior and Bareilly respectively their capital. In the 21st generation, Maharaja Nala, Soddevji made Gopachal (Gwalior) the capital. The time of going to Gwalior to Bareilly looks like Vikrama 933.

In the 12th century, the kingdom was under the rule by different clans of Kshatriya Rajputs. Then the region became part of the Muslim Turkic Delhi Sultanate for 325 years before getting absorbed in the emerging Mughal Empire. The foundation of the modern City of Bareilly foundation was laid by Mughal governor Mukrand Rai in 1657 during the rule of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

Later the region became the capital of Rohilkhand region before getting handed over to Nawab Vazir of Awadh and then to East India Company (transferred to the British India) and later becoming an integral part of India. The region has, also, acted as a mint for a major part of its history.

From archaeological point of view the district of Bareilly is very rich. The extensive remains of Ahichchhatra, the Capital town of Northern Panchala have been discovered near Ramnagar village of Aonla Tehsil in the district. It was during the first excavations at Ahichchhatra (1940–44) that the painted grey ware, associated with the advent of the Aryans in the Ganges–Yamuna Valley, was recognised for the first time in the earliest levels of the site. Nearly five thousand coins belonging to periods earlier than that of Guptas have been yielded from Ahichchhatra. It has also been one of the richest sites in India from the point of view of the total yield of terracotta. Some of the masterpieces of Indian terracotta art are from Ahichchhatra. In fact the classification made of the terracotta human figurines from Ahichchhatra on grounds of style and to some extent stratigraphy became a model for determining the stratigraphy of subsequent excavations at other sites in the Ganges Valley. On the basis of the existing material, the archaeology of the region helps us to get an idea of the cultural sequence from the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC up to the 11th century AD. Some ancient mounds in the district have also been discovered by the Deptt. of Ancient History and culture, Rohilkhand University, at Tihar-Khera (Fatehganj West), Pachaumi, Rahtuia, Kadarganj and Sainthal.[9]

Establishment

Bareilly was founded in 1537 by Basdeo, a Katehriya Rajput. The city was first mentioned by the historian Budayuni, who wrote that Husain Quli Khan was appointed the governor of "Bareilly and Sambhal" in 1568. The divisions and revenue of the district "being fixed by Todar Mal" were recorded by Abul Fazl in 1596. The foundation of the modern city of Bareilly was laid by Mughal governor Mukrand Rai in 1657. In 1658, Bareilly became the headquarters of the province of Budaun.[10]

The Mughals encouraged the settlements of loyal Afghans (Pathans) in the Bareilly region to control the rebellious Katehriya Rajputs. After the death of Emperor Aurangzeb's death, the Afghans began to settle in the villages and assimilated with the local Muslims. These descendents of the these assimilated Afghans are known as Pathans.

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Regions of Uttar Pradesh, including Rohilkhand (capital Bareilly)

After the fall of the Mughal Empire, created anarchy and many Pathans migrated from the Rohilkhand region. Bareilly (like other cities in Uttar Pradesh) experienced economic stagnation and poverty due to the breakdown of trade and security, leading to the migration of Rohilla Muslim Pathans to Suriname and Guyana as indentured labour.[11][12]

British East India Company

Under Barech at the 1761 Third Battle of Panipat, Rohilkhand blocked the expansion of the Maratha Empire into northern India. In 1772 it was invaded by the Marathas, repulsing the invasion with the aid of the Nawab of Awadh. After the war, Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula demanded payment for the nawabs' help from Barech. When his demand was refused, the nawab joined the British (under Governor Warren Hastings and his Commander-in-Chief, Alexander Champion) to invade Rohilkhand. The combined forces of Daula and the Company defeated Barech (who was killed in battle at Miranpur Katra, ending Rohilla rule) in 1774.

Rohilkhand was handed over to Daula, and from 1774 to 1800 the province was ruled by the Nawab of Awadh. By 1801, subsidies due under the treaties to support a British force had fallen into arrears. To pay the debt, Nawab Saadat Ali Khan surrendered Rohilkhand to the East India Company in a treaty signed on 10 November 1801. [13]

During the reign of Shah Alam II, Bareilly was the headquarters of Rohilla Sardar Hafiz Rehmat Khan and many coins were minted. The city was later in the possession of Awadh Nawab Asaf-ud-Daulah, and his coins had Bareilly, Bareilly Aasfabad and the Bareilly kite and fish as identification marks. Coins were then minted by the East India Company.[14]

Modern period

Indian Rebellion of 1857
A 1912 map of northern India, showing the principal centres of the 1857–1859 rebellion: Meerut, Delhi, Bareilly, (Kanpur), Lucknow, Jhansi and Gwalior

After the Rohilla War, the change in the power structure increased discontent throughout the district. Increased taxation from 1812[15] to 1814 increased resentment of the British: "Business stood still, shops were shut and multitudes assembled near the courthouse to petition for the abolition of the tax." The Magistrate Dembleton, already unpopular, ordered the assessment to be made by a Kotwal. A skirmish between rebels and the sepoys (under Captain Cunningham) cost 300–400 lives. In 1818, Robert Glyn was posted as Acting Judge and Magistrate of Bareilly and the Joint Magistrate of Bulundshahr.[16]

Robert Glyn asked Ghulam Yahya to write an account of "craftsmen, the names of tools of manufacture and production and their dress and manners". The most popular trades in and around Bareilly during the 1820s were manufacturing glass, jewellery, glass and lac bangles and gold and silver thread, crimping, bean drying, wire drawing, charpoy weaving, keeping a grocer's shop and selling kebabs.[10]

Rebellion of 1857

Bareilly was a centre of the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The rebellion began as a mutiny of native soldiers (sepoys), employed by the British East India Company's army, against race- and religion-based injustices and inequities on 10 May 1857 in Meerut. It expanded into other mutinies and civilian rebellions, primarily in the major north-central Indian river valleys; local episodes extended northwest to Peshawar (on the northwest frontier with Afghanistan) and southeast (beyond Delhi). There were riots in many parts of Uttar Pradesh, and Muslims in Bareilly, Bijnor and Moradabad called for the revival of a Muslim kingdom.[17]

United Provinces 1903
Bareilly was made part of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.

The Rohillas actively opposed the British, but were disarmed.[18] Khan Bahadur Khan Rohilla, grandson of Hafiz Rahmat Khan, formed his own government in Bareilly in 1857 and a widespread popular revolt in Awadh, Bundelkhand and Rohilkhand took place. In 1857, Khan Bhadur Khan issued silver coins from Bareilly as an independent ruler.[19] When the rebellion failed, Bareilly was subjugated. Khan Bahadur Khan was sentenced to death, and hanged in the police station on 24 February 1860.

Independence

Bareilly Central Jail housed a number of political prisoners during the British Raj, including Yashpal (who married while imprisoned on 7 August 1936 was the first such ceremony in an Indian jail). The rules were changed, preventing future prison marriages.[20]

Geography

Bareilly is in northern India, at 28°10′N 78°23′E / 28.167°N 78.383°E. On its east are Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur, Rampur on the west, Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand) to the north and Badaun to the south. The city is level and well-watered, sloping towards the south. Its soil is fertile, with groves of trees. A rain forest in the north, known as the tarai, contains tigers, bears, deer and wild pigs. The river Sarda (or Gogra) forms the eastern boundary and is the principal waterway.[18] The Ramganga receives most of the drainage from the Kumaon mountains, and the Deoha also receives many small streams. The Gomati (or Gumti) is also nearby.[18]

Climate

Bareilly has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification: Cfa) with hot summers and cool winters.[21] The average temperature for the year is 25°C. June, with an average temperature of 32.8°C is the warmest month, while the coolest month of the year is January, with an average temperature of 15°C.[21] Bareilly receives 1038.9 mm precipitation for the year on average. The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 307.3 mm of precipitation, while November is the month with the least precipitation on average, with an average of 5.1 mm. There are an average of 37.7 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 10.3 days and the least precipitation occurring in November with 0.5 days. The summer is noticeably wetter than the winter, although rain falls throughout the year.[21]

Environment

Bareilly is on the Ganges plain, with fertile alluvial soil; however, the lower plain is flood-prone. The city is on the Ramganga, with seven other rivers passing through the district. The lower Himalayas are 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the river.

Demographics

Bareilly City had a population of 898,167 according to 2011 census. In the 2001 census, when the district recorded a 27.66 percent increase over 1991. Provisional 2011 data suggests a density of 1,084 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,810/sq mi) compared with 879 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,280/sq mi) in 2001. Bareilly district ranks 9th in terms of population in the state.[23]

The literacy rate according to 2011 census is 58.5, which is lower than the state average 67.7 percent. Bareilly district ranks 44th in terms of sex ratio 887, which is lower than the state average of 912 females per thousand males.[2] The predominant languages are Hindi and Urdu. Other lesser spoken languages are Punjabi and Kumaoni. Some Muslims of Bareilly migrated to Pakistan after the independence in 1947 while large number of Punjabi Khatris and Aroras from Pakistan settled in the city.

There were 669,681 children under age six (352,479 boys and 317,202 girls) in 2011, a decline of 6.9 percent from the 2001 census. They comprised 15 percent of the population, down from 19.88 percent in 2001. The district is home to 2.24 percent of the total Uttar Pradesh population, unchanged from 2001.[25]

In 2001, Hindus were 64.81 percent of the population in Bareilly district.[23] Muslims constitute 33.89 percent of the population (90 percent Sunni Hanafi and 10 percent Shia Ithnā‘ashariyyah). Sikhs comprise 0.8 percent of population, Christians 0.2 percent, Jains 0.02 percent and others 0.28 percent.[23]

Languages

The predominant languages are Hindi and Urdu. Other lesser spoken languages are Punjabi and Kumaoni.

Politics

The 16th Lok Sabha Election for the Bareilly MP was won by Santosh Gangwar of the Bharatiya Janta Party. He defeated Praveen Singh Aron by huge margin to retain his stronghold. Bareilly has been a traditional battleground between the INC and the saffron parties. Regional parties such as the Samajwadi Party, led by Veerpal Singh Yadav, and the Bahujan Samaj Party have a limited influence.

Bareilly was a stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for 20 years (1989–2009), when both the Member of Parliament (MP) and the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) was from the BJP. The city saw the emergence of Hindu nationalism during the last two decades, accompanied by the growth of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Vishva Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal in the region.

Santosh Gangwar was a Member of Parliament for Bareilly for 20 years (1989–2009). He was a former Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, with an additional charge of Parliament Affairs in the 13th Lok Sabha. Before this, Gangwar was Minister of State of Science and Technology with an additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs from October to November 1999 and chief whip of the BJP in the 14th Lok Sabha. He was narrowly defeated in the 15th Lok Sabha elections in 2009.

Economy

Since India began liberalising its economy, Bareilly has experienced rapid growth. Commerce has diversified with mall culture, although the area's rural economy remains agrarian, handicraft (zari-zardosi embroidery work on cloth material), bamboo and cane furniture. The city is equidistant from New Delhi and Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh.

Economy

Agriculture

Bareilly has very productive land (Tarai) for growing Sugarcane, Rice, pulses & wheat.[26] Hindustan Unilever has begun growing rice in Bareilly and the Punjab, but the company desires legal reforms and facility construction.[27]

Electricity

In 2009, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) awarded pilot contracts to supply power to nine cities to companies who will collect revenue for the state government. Bareilly, Agra, Kanpur, Moradabad and Gorakhpur will be part of the first phase.[28]

Indian Fuel

The Indian government initiated a 10-percent-ethanol-blending programme on a pilot basis in Bareilly and Belgaum in Karnataka. The city also has CNG and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) outlets. Bareilly district was the first to implement India's bio-fuel standard.[29]*I

Transport

Roads

New renumbered National Highway

Renumbered National Highways map of India (Schematic)
Renumbered National Highways map of India

Bareilly lies on the National Highway 30 (New renumbered National Highway system) (NH 30) (according to the new National Highway system in India). The newly numbered highway connects Sitarganj in Udham Singh Nagar district, Uttarakhand with Ibrahimpatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The 2040 km (1267.5 mi) highway starts at the junction of NH 9 at Sitarganj passes through Pilibhit, Bareilly, Shahjahanpur, Sitapur, Lucknow, Raebareli, Allahabad, Rewa, Jabalpur, Raipur, Dhamtari, Keskal, Jagdalpur, Konta, Nellipaka, Bhadrachalam, Kothagudem, Tiruvuru and ends at the junction of NH 65 in Ibrahimpatnam.

City Street Alignment

National Highway 24 (India)
Old National Highway 24
National Highway 74 (India)
Old National Highway 74 (Pilibhit By-pass Road)

The street system in Bareilly is traditional, with most roads oriented towards different cities. The city centre is the intersection of Nainital Road and Bada Bazaar–Shyam Ganj Road at a street known as Kutubkhana. It is a congested street, and the entry of cars or heavy vehicles is prohibited during the day. The Patel Chowk Choraha–Chaupla and Chowki Chauraha–Chaupla Roads run from Lucknow Road to Delhi Road (Old National Highway 24). Government of Uttar Pradesh has proposed 200 km six lane expressway from Faridpur near Bareilly to Pariyar in Unnao district (near Bithoor) to connect Bareilly with Kanpur and reduce distance between both cities from 10 hours to 3 hours. Nainital Road (including the old National Highway 74 or Pilibhit By-pass Road) and Badaun Road began at Kutubkhana. Heavy traffic is allowed on these roads only from Koharapeer Sabji-Mandi and Chaupla Crossroads.

Arterial streets include:

  • Stadium Road (connecting Pilibhit Road (D.D. Puram) to the ShyamGanj crossroad)
  • Macnair Road (connecting Nainital Road to Stadium Road)
  • Pilibhit By-pass Road, connecting Pilibhit Road to Lucknow Road (Old National Highway 24 or Delhi-Lucknow Highway)
  • SH-33 Bareilly to Mathura via Subhash Nagar & ( Vishwanathpuram ), Budaun and Kasganj
  • Mini By-Pass, connecting Delhi Road (Old National Highway 24 or Delhi-Lucknow Highway) to Nainital Road
  • Shyam Ganj– Patel Chowk Choraha–Chaupla–Quila–C.B. Ganj Road (Old National Highway 24 or Delhi-Lucknow Highway)
  • Shyam Ganj–Bareilly Cantt–Chowki Chauraha–Chaupla Road
  • I.V.R.I. Road (connecting Nainital Road to Pilibhit Road)
  • Civil Lines Road
  • Highway connecting Delhi to Lucknow four lane via Bareilly is a 29-kilometre-long (18 mi) highway which bypasses the city crowd of Bareilly, ensuring the smooth running of local traffic.

The inter-city satellite bus stand is just outside the city, at the intersection of Old National Highway 24 (Delhi-Lucknow Highway) and the Pilibhit By-pass Road. The old bus stand in Civil Lines still well-used by state-owned buses to Delhi.

Improvements

As part of the expansion of Old National Highway 24 (connecting Lucknow to New Delhi via Shahjahanpur, Bareilly, Rampur, Moradabad and Ghaziabad) to four lanes, two contracts were awarded on a Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis for the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Bareilly Ring Road (Bypass) provides an excellent platform for setting up of industries, MNCs, residential townships, shopping malls, school and colleges, hospitals, airport, railways, etc.

Rail

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Indian Railways network in 1909

Bareilly has been connected to the rest of India by rail since the 19th century, and a 1909 map shows that Bareilly was a railway junction during the early 20th century. Six rail lines intersect in the city. In 1890 the Bengal and North Western Railway leased the Tirhoot State Railway to increase the latter's revenue, and the Lucknow-Sitapur-Seramow Provincial State Railway merged with the Bareilly-Pilibheet Provincial State Railway to form the Lucknow-Bareilly Railway on 1 January 1891. The Lucknow-Bareilly Railway was owned by the Government of India, and operated by the Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway.

The Oudh and Tirhut Railway was formed on 1 January 1943 by the merger of the Bengal and North Western Railway, the Tirhut Railway (BNW operated), the Mashrak-Thawe Extension Railway (BNW operated), the Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway and the Lucknow-Bareilly Railway (R&K operated). The Oudh and Tirhut Railway was later renamed the Oudh Tirhut Railway; it merged with the Assam Railway and the Kanpur-Achnera section of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway to form North Eastern Railway (headquartered in Gorakhpur, with a divisional headquarters in Izzatnagar), one of the 16 zones of the Indian Railways.[30][31][32][33]

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Bareilly Junction station

Six railway stations serve the city:

Bareilly is on the Moradabad-Lucknow route. Trains from the north (including Jammu Tawi and Amritsar) and Delhi running east and northeast (to Gorakhpur, Barauni, Howrah, Guwahati and Dibrugarh) pass through Bareilly, and the city is also on the route from Uttarakhand to Agra and Mathura via Budaun. Many trains to railway stations in Uttarakhand pass through Bareilly.

Air

The Indian Air Force has a base at Izzatnagar, on the outskirts of Bareilly on the Nainital Road. The civil enclave has been made on the Pilibhit Bye-Pass Road near Mayur Van Chetna Kendra. Bareilly Airport was inaugurated by state civil aviation minister Nand Gopal Nandi and Union minister Santosh Gangwar on 10 March 2019 at the civil enclave of Trishul Air Base. Bareilly will be connected to Lucknow and Delhi under the UDAN scheme of central government. Flights from Bareilly to Delhi or Bareilly to Lucknow will start on 15 April 2019. On the directives of AAI and DGCA, the airport will be operating 72-seater flights with ATR aircraft.[34][35]

Defence installations

Cannons at Kargil Chowk, Bareilly Cantt
Cannons put for public display in a park at Kargil Chowk in Bareilly Cantt

In addition to the air-force base, Bareilly is the regimental centre and a major settlement of the Jat Regiment (one of the longest-serving and most-decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army.[36] The regiment won 19 battle honours from 1839 to 1947,[37] and five battle honours, eight Mahavir Chakra, eight Kirti Chakra, 32 Shaurya Chakras, 39 Vir Chakras and 170 Sena Medals since independence.[36]

Places of interest

Sports

Bareilly has three sports stadiums and one cricket academy:

Recreation

Biabani Kothi
Biabani Kothi, situated in Civil Lines, Bareilly.

The city has a combined amusement and water park named Fun City.

Notable people

See also

References

Notes
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Bareilly (Assembly constituency)

Bareilly Vidhan Sabha Constituency (Hindi: बरेली विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bareilly district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bareilly (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 124.

And Baheri town is the largest Tahseel of zila Bareilly, settled with Muslim Majority . Meena Bazar is famous place in Baheri and known around the other places for a great hub for Ladies shopping . VVPAT facility with EVMs will be here in 2017 U.P assembly polls.

Bareilly (Lok Sabha constituency)

Bareilly Lok Sabha constituency' is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India.

Bareilly Airport

Bareilly Airport (IATA: --, ICAO: VIBY) is an upcoming civil enclave at the Trishul Air Base of the Indian Air Force at Izzatnagar, 6 km north of Bareilly, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Bareilly Cantonment (Assembly constituency)

Bareilly Cantt. Assembly constituency (Hindi: बरेली कैंट विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bareilly district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bareilly (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1957 after the "DPACO (1956)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1956. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 125.

Bareilly City railway station

Bareilly City railway station is a small railway station in Bareilly district, Uttar Pradesh. Its code is BC. It serves Bareilly city. The station consists of four platforms. The platform is well sheltered. It includes facilities including water and sanitation.

Bareilly Junction railway station

Bareilly Junction railway station (station code BE) is a railway station serving Bareilly city in Uttar Pradesh. It is an important Station as well as the headquarters of Izzatnagar railway division of the North Eastern Railway zone. It lies on Lucknow-Moradabad line and provides a stop for most trains passing through. Bareilly Junction used to serve both broad and metre gauge, but now the metre gauge is converted into broad gauge.

Bareilly Metro

The Bareilly Metro is a rapid transit system planned in the Indian city of Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. The complete system will consist of 6 Metro Rail lines running throughout the metropolitan area of the city and connecting it with nearby satellite towns.

Bareilly district

The Bareilly district pronunciation belongs to the state Uttar Pradesh in northern India. Its capital is Bareilly city and it is divided in six administrative division or tehsils: Aonla, Baheri, Bareilly city, Faridpur, Mirganj, and Nawabganj. The Bareilly district is a part of the Bareilly Division and occupies an area of 4120 km² with a population of 4,448,359 people (previously it was 3,618,589) according to the census of 2011.The region was a part of the Delhi Sultanate before getting absorbed by the emerging Mughal Empire. The modern City of Bareilly was founded by Mukrand Rai in 1657. Later it became the capital of the Rohilkhand region before getting handed over to Nawab Vazir of Awadh and then to the East India Company, becoming an integral part of India.

Bareilly division

Bareilly division is an administrative geographical unit of Uttar Pradesh state of India. Bareilly is the administrative headquarters of the division. Bareilly division has three major cities in west Uttar Pradesh - Bareilly, Badaun, Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur.

Bareilly is the medical hub of Uttar Pradesh, one of the biggest industrial areas and the third fastest developing city of Uttar Pradesh.

Budaun is a politically sensational and historical city and has many historical sites, one of the oldest existing city of India, and was the capital of India during Iltutmish's rule. It is also the sixth fastest developing city in Uttar Pradesh.

Shahjahanpur is also one of the main cities of west Uttar Pradesh.

Currently (2005), the division consists of the districts of

Bareilly District

Badaun District

Pilibhit District

Shahjahanpur District

Bareilly–Pilibheet Provincial State Railway

Bareilly–Pilibheet Provincial State Railway was owned by the Provincial Government and worked by the Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway.

Bhojipura (Assembly constituency)

Bhojipura Assembly constituency (Hindi: भोजीपुरा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bareilly district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bareilly (Lok Sabha constituency). First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1957 after the "DPACO (1956)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1956. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 120.

Lucknow–Bareilly Railway

The Lucknow–Bareilly Railway or Lucknow–Bareilly State Railway was owned by the Government of India and worked by the Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway. The Lucknow–Bareilly Railway was formed on 1 January 1891 by merger of Lucknow–Sitapur–Seramow Provincial State Railway and Bareilly–Pilibheet Provincial State Railway. The Lucknow–Bareilly Railway was merged into the Oudh and Tirhut Railway on 1 January 1943.

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Rohilkhand University (MJP Rohilkhand University) is a public university in Uttar Pradesh, India and campus spread over 206 Acre. The university has taken an overall perspective of development plan. The university headquarters is in Bareilly with territorial jurisdiction extending over the districts of Bareilly, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Bijnore, Amroha, Budaun, Pilibhit and Shahjahanpur.The administrative block is on the outskirts of Bareilly city along Pilibhit bypass road.

Meerganj (Assembly constituency)

Meerganj Assembly constituency (Hindi: मीरगंज विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bareilly district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bareilly (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 119.

Nawabganj (Assembly constituency)

Nawabganj Assembly constituency (Hindi: नवाबगंज विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India. It is a part of the Bareilly district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bareilly (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 121.

Raebareli

Raebareli pronunciation is a city and a municipal board in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Raebareli district. The city is situated on the banks of the Sai river, 82 km (51 mi) southeast of Lucknow. It possesses many architectural features and sites, chief of which is a strong and spacious fort.

Raebareli district

Raebareli district also spelled Rae Bareli district, is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The city of Raebareli is the district headquarters. The district is part of Lucknow Division.

Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway

Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway (R&KR) was a metre gauge railway in India covering a total network of 592 miles (953 km). It was owned and worked by the Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway Company (registered 6 October 1882). The Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway was transferred to the Government of India and merged into the Oudh and Tirhut Railway on 1 January 1943.

Shahjahanpur district

Shahjahanpur district is one of the historical districts of Uttar Pradesh in the republic of India. It is a part of Bareilly division which is situated in south-east of Rohilkhand division. It was established in 1813 by the British Government. Previously it was a part of district Bareilly. Geographically the main town is Shahjahanpur city which is its headquarters. Its Tehsils are: Powayan, Tilhar, Jalalabad,Kalan, and Sadar.

Climate data for Bareilly
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 21.6
(70.9)
24.0
(75.2)
30.6
(87.1)
36.8
(98.2)
43.9
(111.0)
45.6
(114.1)
33.9
(93.0)
32.6
(90.7)
33.0
(91.4)
32.3
(90.1)
28.0
(82.4)
23.2
(73.8)
32.1
(89.8)
Average low °C (°F) 8.3
(46.9)
10.4
(50.7)
15.2
(59.4)
20.9
(69.6)
25.1
(77.2)
27.0
(80.6)
26.1
(79.0)
25.8
(78.4)
24.4
(75.9)
19.3
(66.7)
12.7
(54.9)
9.3
(48.7)
18.7
(65.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.9
(0.90)
25.3
(1.00)
14.5
(0.57)
8.9
(0.35)
19.3
(0.76)
106.4
(4.19)
307.0
(12.09)
290.9
(11.45)
186.1
(7.33)
44.9
(1.77)
3.9
(0.15)
9.7
(0.38)
1,039.8
(40.94)
Source: India Meteorological Department (1901–2000)[22]

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