Ajhuwa

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Ajhuwa
Ajuha
city
Ajhuwa is located in Uttar Pradesh
Ajhuwa
Ajhuwa
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 81°15′26″E / 25.71472°N 81.25722°E / 25.71472; 81.25722Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 81°15′26″E / 25.71472°N 81.25722°E / 25.71472; 81.25722
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kaushambi
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,421
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 212 215

Ajuha, In Hindi - अजुहा, (also spelled Ajhuwa) is a town, and nagar panchayat in Kaushambi district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Overview[edit]

Ajuha is located in Sirathu tehsil, of Kaushambi district in Allahabad. It is on National Highway 2, stretching in north-south direction and is socially segregated on caste basis as Chamar basti, Paasee basti, Baniya basti, Gwal basti, etc. Of the total population, about 20 per cent are Scheduled Castes as per 2001 Census. The Market of Ajuha also called Ajuha Bazar is dominated mainly by Sunaars (goldsmiths) and Bania (merchants). Among other communities, Paasees are numerically in majority, followed by Chamar, Kori, Khatik, Dhobi, Kuchbandhiya and Santrash. Ajuha Bazar, is a popular business centre in leather, vegetables, and jaggery. It is an important market for buying and selling of animals.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Ajuha had a population of 14,421. Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Ajuha had an average literacy rate of 49%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 18% of the population was under 6 years of age as of that census.

References[edit]

  1. Ajuha