Manikpur is located at 25°55′59″N 81°58′59″E25.933°N 81.983°E. It has an average elevation of 178 metres (583 feet).Manikpur is nagar panchayat in UP state.
The town is called as "town of kings and saints", the name of kings inhabited by Manikpur are Alauddin Khalji, Jalaluddin Khalji, Balban, Raja Manikchand, Raja Tassuq Husain (Father in Law of Nawab Wajid ALi Shah of Awadh). Manikpur also famous for khoya (mava). There is a great controversy regarding the establishment of the town. The place is said to have been founded in 1638. The city still has some architectural remains which tell the history & reflect its glorious past. Manikpur Town is 2nd oldest town of Uttar Pradesh. Following structures are present in Manikpur and its adjacent area:
Besides these buildings, there are many mosques & temples scattered in Manikpur area. Satya Sai Kuti, (built in 1944, about 1.5 km from Aliganj crossing on the mount of the fort), Jwala Devi temple is the great historical and very old temple of Maa "Jwala" in Manikpur Town.He has story of "Dwapar Yuga" related Lord Krishna Birth time Yogmaya role. Manikpur Town is a very holy and visitor place. Maa Jwala temple and sacred banks of the Ganges, due to many pilgrims every Purnima after bathing in the Ganges, the Maa Jwala vision to far away come from mausoleum of Shah Husamal, the great Fakir, are worth mentioning. Manikpur is famous for mangoes, Guava & Amla.
Transport Manikpur is connected by railway with Allahabad, Lucknow, Kanpur, Delhi and many more North Indian cities. Road- can be accessed by road via Allahabad-Lucknow road (NH-24B) from Allahabad, and via NH-96 from Chitrakoot Rail-Northern Railway Line connects Garhi Manikpur with other major cities of the state Air-Bamrauli Airport (Allahabad) about 80.
The Kunjra (pronounced as Kunjrda or Kunjda ) are a Muslim community found in North India, and Central India.List of state highways in Madhya Pradesh
The state highways are arterial routes of a state, linking district headquarters and important towns within the state and connecting them with national highways or Highways of the neighboring states.Manikpur
Manikpur is an Indian place name, and may refer to:
Manikpur Sarhat, Uttar Pradesh, a town and a nagar panchayat and thesil in Chitrakoot district
Manikpur (Assembly constituency), a constituency of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly covering the city of Manikpur in Chitrakoot district
Manikpur, Uttar Pradesh, a town and a nagar panchayat in Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh
Manikpur, West Bengal, a town in Howrah district
Manikpur, Assam, a town, a block, and a subdivision in Bongaigaon district
Manikpur, Lakhisarai, Bihar, a large village in the Surajgarha
Kara-Manikpur, a subah (province) in medieval IndiaManikpur Junction railway station
Manikpur Junction railway station is a railway station in Manikpur town of Chitrakoot district, Uttar Pradesh on Allahabad-Jabalpur section. It is 99 km away from Allahabad Junction. It has 4 platforms. Passenger and Superfast trains halt here.R. K. Singh Patel
R. K. Singh Patel is a member of the 17th Vidhan Sabha of Uttar Pradesh. He represents the Manikpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Before this he was also the member of 15th Lok Sabha of India.He represented the Chitrakoot-Banda constituency of India and was a member of the Samajwadi Party (SP).Uttar Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express
The 12447 / 48 Manikpur Hazrat Nizamuddin Uttar Pradesh Sampark Kranti Express is a Superfast express train of the Sampark Kranti Express series belonging to Indian Railways - Northern Railway zone that runs between Manikpur Junction and Hazrat Nizamuddin in India.
It operates as train number 12447 from Manikpur Junction to Hazrat Nizamuddin and as train number 12448 in the reverse direction serving the states of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh.
This train was introduced in the interim budget of 2004 / 05 by the then Railway Minister of India Mr. Nitesh Kumar.
Cities and towns in Pratapgarh district