Landhaura

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Landhaura
लन्दौरा
city
Landhaura is located in Uttarakhand
Landhaura
Landhaura
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°49′N 77°56′E / 29.82°N 77.93°E / 29.82; 77.93Coordinates: 29°49′N 77°56′E / 29.82°N 77.93°E / 29.82; 77.93
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Haridwar
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,022
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 247664

Landhaura is a town and a nagar panchayat in Haridwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Geography[edit]

Landhaura is located at 29°49′N 77°56′E / 29.82°N 77.93°E / 29.82; 77.93.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Landhaura had a population of 16,022. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Landhaura has an average literacy rate of 36%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 42%, and female literacy is 28%. In Landhaura, 21% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Landhaura
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
50%
Muslims
  
49%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

History[edit]

The Landhaura state has been formed by a Gurjar chief in the 18th century, and when the area came under British occupation in 1803, it was ruled by Gurjar king Ramdayal Singh. His descender Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion" is M.L.A. (3rd term consecutively) in Khanpur Constituency and is having Cabinet Minister Status in the ongoing State Government of Uttarakhand. Kranti Film based on Landhaura Riyasat of Gurjars directed by Manoj Kumar . [3]

Politics[edit]

It is an electoral constituency of Uttarakhand State Legislative Assembly of Haridwar district,[4] and the current MLA (3rd term consecutively) from Landhaura is Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion" and is having Cabinet Minister Status in the ongoing State Government of Uttarakhand. [5]

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