Dohrighat

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Dohrighat
city
Dohrighat is located in Uttar Pradesh
Dohrighat
Dohrighat
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°16′N 83°31′E / 26.26°N 83.52°E / 26.26; 83.52Coordinates: 26°16′N 83°31′E / 26.26°N 83.52°E / 26.26; 83.52
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mau
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,245
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Dohrighat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mau district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Dohrighat is located at 26°16′N 83°31′E / 26.26°N 83.52°E / 26.26; 83.52.[1] It has an average elevation of 66 metres (216 feet).

Historical City[edit]

Dohrighat is a historical city. Ram and Lord Shiva meet here then it was name of Dohrighat. Here situated two temple like Janki Mandir and Gauri shanker Ghat. Dohrighat is very nice place. Author:-Anupam rai and Rajay Yadav Basiyaram Dohrighat Mau.

The name: Dohri ghat (Do Hari) comes from the fact that two Vishnu (Hari) avatars met here - 6th avatar Parshuram, and 7th avatar Shri Ram. On the way back from Mithila, after Sita-Ram marriage, Parshuram met Shri Ram here, and tested that He was truly the one who broke Shiva's arrow. This historical place, thus, is known as Dohri ghat. (- added by Shri Ram bhakta Ajinkya Kher)

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dohrighat had a population of 10,245. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dohrighat has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68% and, female literacy is 52%. In Dohrighat, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Dohrighat has one post graduate colleges:

   The Parvati Post Graduate College of Dohrighat
   Jaunpur University offers a number of courses within Dohrighat.

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