Lalitpur, India

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This article is about the municipality in Uttar Pradesh, India. For its namesake district, see Lalitpur district, Uttar Pradesh.
For other places with the same name, see Lalitpur (disambiguation).
Lalitpur
city
Lalitpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Lalitpur
Lalitpur
Coordinates: 24°41′N 78°25′E / 24.68°N 78.42°E / 24.68; 78.42Coordinates: 24°41′N 78°25′E / 24.68°N 78.42°E / 24.68; 78.42
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Lalitpur
Government
 • MP Uma Bharti (Bharatiya Janta Party)
 • M.L.A. Ramesh Prasad Kushwaha(Bahujan Samaj Party)
 • D.M. o p verma (I.A.S.)
Elevation 428 m (1,404 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 133,041
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP 94
Sex ratio 0.997 /
Website www.lalitpur.nic.in

Lalitpur (Hindi: ललितपुर, Urdu: للت پور‎) is a city and a municipal board in Lalitpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also district headquarters of Lalitpur district.

Demographics[edit]

As per provisional data of 2011 census, Lalitpur had a population of 133,041, out of which males were 69,548 and females were 63,493. The literacy rate was 83.96 per cent.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Lalitpur had a population of 111,810. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Lalitpur has an average literacy rate of 65%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 56%. In Lalitpur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Railways[edit]

Lalitpur has very good rail connections with major Indian cities including New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Saugor, Damoh, Jhansi. The new tikamgarh lalitpur railway line have been started.

You can see a detailed list of trains at http://indiarailinfo.com/departures/476 The nearest junctions are Jhansi Junction and Bina Junction in Madhya Pradesh.

The important trains such as the Malwa Express, PunjPb Mail, Bhopal - Lucknow Express, Jabalpur - Jammu Tawi Express, Gondwana Express, Bhopal Express, Lashkar Express, Shatabdi express, Sachkhand express, Patalkot express, Pushpak Express, Kushinagar Express and many other trains stop at Lalitpur.

Roadways[edit]

The proposed North-south-Corridor of the Golden-Quadrilateral Highway project passes through lalitpur is completed.

Education[edit]

The city has several schools and colleges. The colleges are affiliated to the Bundelkhand University (Jhansi) and Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (Allahabad). IGNOU also has a campus in Lalitpur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above". Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ "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.