Bakshi Ka Talab

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Bakshi Ka Talab
Residential area
Bakshi Ka Talab is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bakshi Ka Talab
Bakshi Ka Talab
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°59′0″N 80°53′0″E / 26.98333°N 80.88333°E / 26.98333; 80.88333Coordinates: 26°59′0″N 80°53′0″E / 26.98333°N 80.88333°E / 26.98333; 80.88333
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Lucknow
Elevation 124 m (407 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 227202
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Lucknow
Lok Sabha constituency 0
Avg. summer temperature 42 to 45 °C (108 to 113 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 5 to 8 °C (41 to 46 °F)

Bakshi Ka Talab is an area situated at North side in city of Lucknow consisting of both residential and business settlements. Bakshi Ka Talab is an organised settlement developed by Lucknow Development Authority (LDA).


Location[edit]

It is located at 26°59′0″N 80°53′0″E / 26.98333°N 80.88333°E / 26.98333; 80.88333 at an elevation of 124 m above MSL.[1] National Highway 24A connects Bakshi Ka Talab to Chenhat and National Highway 25A connects it to Lucknow through National Highway 25.[2]

Transportation[edit]

The place is connected to major stations in Uttar Pradesh. State Transport Corporation provides 24 hour connectivity to Bakshi ka Talab.Private transport is also available round the clock.

Education[edit]

The place has many schools like ITM Lucknow,Sri Shyam Manohar Mishra Inter College, St. Xavier's Inter College, Lawrence Homan public Inter College and others. Also there are many government and private higher education Institutions such as Chandra Bhanu Gupta Krishi Mahavidyala (affiliated to Lucknow University),Sahara Arts and Management Academy,GCRG Memorial Trust's Group Of Institutions,Faculty Of Engineering.http://gcrg.in/ B.N College of Engineering and Technology, (ITM) Institute of technology and management (483),ITM School of management, ITM School of architecture and town planning and more than ten management technology institutes.

Demographics[edit]

The total population of Bakshi ka talab according to 2011 census is 10,000.

Religions in Bakshi ka talab
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
79%
Muslims
  
20%
Others†
  
1%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

History[edit]

The name of this town come from a pond that was constructed by the local king Tripur Chandra Bakshi in the year 1840.Raja Tripur Chand Bakshi was an erstwhile war coordinator of Nawab Amjad Ali Shah of Awadh during the period 1842 to 1845. This beautiful ancient heritage structure has ghats on four sides of the pond and eight historical tombs. In addition, there are two Krishna and Shiva temples nearby. Devotees come from far off to worship in these age old temples.

Air force station[edit]

An Air Force Station (AFS) of the Indian Air Force is also situated here.

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