Dudhi

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This article is about the Indian town by this name. For the vegetable sometimes referred to as a doody (singular), or doodi (plural), see Calabash.
Dudhi
Duddhi
city
Dudhi is located in Uttar Pradesh
Dudhi
Dudhi
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°13′N 83°15′E / 24.22°N 83.25°E / 24.22; 83.25Coordinates: 24°13′N 83°15′E / 24.22°N 83.25°E / 24.22; 83.25
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sonbhadra
Population
 • Total 11,606
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Duddhi is a small town and a nagar panchayat in Sonbhadra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Dudhi Nagar (Distt.- Sonbhadra U.P.) is around 30 km away from Renukoot where HINDALCO Industry LTD. is situated. It is blessed with so much natural beauty. Dudhi is situated in Valley of Kaimur,surrounded by three rivers: Kanahar River, Thema River and Laua River.

Dudhi-word means "dudhika" a plant which bleeds like milk when torn. Here in past this plant was found in abundance. So they named it dudhi.

Historically it was colonised by British who lived here with their army.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Duddhi had a population of 11,606. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Duddhi has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the nati of 59.5%: male literacy is 74% and, female literacy is 58%. In Duddhi, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

Famous Personalities[edit]

SYED SAKHAWAT HUSAIN : Great Freedom fighter (In British period he went to jail for One Year and during this period British Govt encroached his all land & property in Dudhi Town.)

HASAN SONEBHADRI : A well known Poet(Urdu Shayer) belong from Dudhi and Local people called him "Rose of Sonebhadra"