Chakia, Uttar Pradesh

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Chakia
city
Chakia is located in Uttar Pradesh
Chakia
Chakia
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°03′N 83°13′E / 25.05°N 83.22°E / 25.05; 83.22Coordinates: 25°03′N 83°13′E / 25.05°N 83.22°E / 25.05; 83.22
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Chandauli
Elevation 78 m (256 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,667
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Chakia is a town and a nagar panchayat in Chandauli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Chakia is located at 25°03′N 83°13′E / 25.05°N 83.22°E / 25.05; 83.22.[1] The town has an average elevation of 78 metres (255 feet). Chakia is mostly surrounded by nature. The famous Vindhya Range starts from here.

Political[edit]

Chakia is a very well democratic city and has a very stable political system. The Election of Chairman of Nagar Panchayat Chakia 2012 was won by Rita Chaubey, wife of Mr. Ravi Prakash Chaubey is really good political personality and social worker. And The election of 2013 for Block pramukh was won by Pooja Jaiswal, wife of Mr. Pawan Jaiswal.

Religions[edit]

Chakia is mainly consisted of Hinduism but almost 20% of Chakia is also Muslim. Some Sikhs are also present in this town.

Education[edit]

In spite of being a small town, Chakia has good Schools & colleges. Aditya Narayan Government Intermediate College is the prestigious college in District.It was established in 1952 by Kaashi Naresh. Maharani jayanti kunwari kanya inter college,which was also established by Kashi Naresh in year 1996, is spreading knowledge among girls and providing good platform for thefuture. Chakia also boasts of having S.B.F. Govt. P.G. college. "Madarsa Islamia" which was established in 1933 is a remarkable education cetre for all religion students. Bapu Bal Vidya Mandir, Bharat Mata Vidya Mandir,Jai Bharat Mata Vidya Mandir,Saraswati Shishu Mandir'and jalandhar maurya public school sikandarpur mod shukhdevpur are good schools in the town. Iqra Model School had started English medium education in town but at present "Silver Bells School", "International English School", "City Montessory Convent School" are a few prominent English medium schools. Some Computer Centers are also spreading computer knowledge.These are- New Career Education, Micro Institute, Unit Computer, Hi-jet Computer, Khan Computer. National Communication Centre, Explore English classes and Vinod Coaching Centre are coaching institutes for students who vie for the competition.The town has been able to produce some finest teachers in their respective fields such as Mr P.N.Pandey (ex lecturer-English),Mr K.K.Singh(ex lecturer-Mathematics),Mr Ramavtar Gupta(ex lecturer-English) and many more.

Also, Dr. Housila Prasad Dwivedi (Ex-lecturer - Kashi Vidyapeeth), one of the famous poet, writer and educationist is from this region. He has many books published to his credit.

Business[edit]

As of now Chakiya has good market. There are 43 village which are dependent upon this market. Now Chakia is a developed town.

For Cosmetics some big shops are - Rohit General Store, Samshad General Store, Saugat General Store, Siyaram General Store, Gopal General Store. Kwaza Garib Nawaj general store,praveen general store(haripur barepar)

FOR ELECTRONICS-Milan electronic PRO Narayan, Gupta electronic PRO Arvind Gupta,Hena electronics PRO.Mohd Azam., Taj electronics PRO Jallaluddin ansari,Pandey electronics,kriti electronics,Eagle Electronic PRO Gyan Chandra Gupta(Bablu & Bhola).

For Clothing- New Pradeep Vastralaya, PRAKASH VASTRALAY, Hanuman Prasad Govind Prasad Vastralaya, Janta Vastralaya, Harsha Garments, Visheshwar Prasad Vastralaya, Dinesh Vastralaya, Ramji Jagadish Prasad Vastralaya, Jaiswal Vastralaya (Sahadullapur),Chandan Vastralaya,

For Special Occasions -Saiyyed Tent House, Yadav Tent House, Pandey Tent House, Hari-om Tent House,A.K.Tent House Utraut and Patel Tent house Bairi(Sherawan) give good Service as- Marriage And Birth Day Parties.

A good banking sector is also available in Chakiya which is developing market in this time. there are many banks available in this site. State bank of India, State bank of India(ADB), Bank of Broda, Union bank of India, Co-operative Bank, Kamuna credit co-operative society, Kashi-Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank are the main banks of this site.ATM facility also available in Chakiya.

For LIC- LIC Primiam Calection Center And Mini Office Gandhi Park Ward No.5,(AMAR NATH PANDEY)

For Health - Chakia has a big Government hospital with 100 beds in it, which is providing the people better treatment.Lady Hospital is also present in town. Some Private Nurshing homes as- Dravilok Hospital, Jaiswal Nurshing, Ashok Maurya Nurshing, Vinod Nurshing.

Medical Shops are- Bhagwandas medical,Rashidi medical, Paras Medical,Keshari Medical, Amar Medical Hall,Anil ausdhalay,gov hospital, Patel Medical,(Bablu medical centre,indrajeet medicine shop,Ramesh jaisawal care centre HARIPUR BANEPAR).

Kirana Merchants are- Murari Pd Kirana Merchant,Shivmurat Sav Kirana, Rakesh Kirana, Dipchand Kiran, Bihari Kirana, Sujit Kirana, Shiv Kirana,Bechan sahu kirana shop,Babunandan gupta kirana store, pappu kirana store(HARIPUR Barepar), Devendra Kirana store. Kirana Merchant - SUJIT KIRANA MERCHANT is the very biggest shop in chakia market, situated in sahdullapur, just opposite of Mughalsarai Bus Stand. Floor Mills- Mahendra Singh Mill, Pyare singh Mill, Siyaram Mill, Laxman Mill, Ramadhar Mill, Shiv Ata mill, Keshari Ata Mill,Sunil floor mill (Haripur banepar)

Forests- Chanraprbha Rengh, Rajpath Rengh, Chakiya Rengh. Communication Business- Nandan Agency,Ashutosh Enterprises,Shivam Cycile Store Other Businesses - Arun Auto Mobiles (Related to all type of agriculture products) many more.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Chakia had a population of 13,667. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Chakia has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 61.4%; with male literacy of 68% and female literacy of 50%. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Social Societies[edit]

In this area some social societies are also active for reformation in every field of society as education, religion, poverty, environmental awareness etc. "Yugandhar Sewa Samiti" And Jan Kalyan Sewa Samiti is a major society of some prestigious people of the town which is a social worker's commettee .

Tourist place[edit]

Latifshah Dam- completed in 1921. about 3 km from market. Maa Kali Temple, pond,which is situated by Kashi Naresh in 16th century. Maharaja Quila- Created by Maharaja Balwant Singh. Chandraprabha Ranje, Mushakhad Dam- about 12 km. Rajdari and Dev dari fall- about 15 km. Dilkusha Dak Banglow. Lord shiva Temple as Jageshwarnath Dham situated at the bank of River Chandra-Prabha near Hetimpur at the Hajipur Road.

Transportation[edit]

Nearest Railway Station -

  • Mughal Sarai - 29 km from Chakia - various transportation available like roadways bus, private taxies, shared taxies
  • Varanasi - 45 km from Chakia - various transportation available like roadways bus, private taxies, shared taxies

Nearest Airport -

  • Babatpur Varanasi

Bus Service-

  • Available for all near district Varanasi, Sonbhadra, Chandauli
  • Also available to near markets Saidupur, Shabganj, Sikandarpur, Adalhat, Ahraura, Chunar.

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