Govind Nagar

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Govind Nagar
Suburb
Nickname(s): Southern Suburb of Kanpur
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur
Government
 • Body Govind Nagar Police Station
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 208 006
Vehicle registration UP-78
Nearest city Kanpur
Literacy -%
Lok Sabha constituency Kanpur Urban
Vidhan Sabha constituency Govind Nagar
Civic agency Govind Nagar Police Station

Govind Nagar is a southern neighbourhood of Kanpur named after Govind Vallabh Pant as he inaugurated this locality. It was the largest Vidhan Sabha constituency in Asia until Kidwai Nagar Vidhan Sabha constituency was formed.

It is surrounded by Fazalganj and Pratapganj in the north, Dada Nagar and Barra in the west, Bakarganj and Kidwai Nagar in the east, Juhi and Tulsi Vihar in the south. It is large area comprising Halkawanda Colony, Param Purwa, Saket Nagar.

Govindpuri Railway Station is located in Govind Nagar and Jhakarkatti Bus station 4 km east.

Members of Assembly[edit]

Vidhan Sabha Duration Name of the Member Party Affiliation
First 1952-57 Vilayatiram Katyal Indian National Congress
Second 1957-60 Vilayatiram Katyal Indian National Congress
1961-62 Bal Chandrta Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
Third 1962-67 Bal Chandrta Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
Fourth 1967-71 Bal Chandrta Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
Fifth 1971-77 Bal Chandrta Mishra Bharatiya Janata Party
Sixth 1977-80 Ajay Kapoor Indian National Congress
Sixth 2007-2012 Ajay Kapoor Indian National Congress
Sixth 2012- Satyadev Pachauri Bharatiya Janata Party