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Loni, India
Loni
city
Loni, India is located in Uttar Pradesh
Loni, India
Loni, India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°45′N 77°17′E / 28.75°N 77.28°E / 28.75; 77.28Coordinates: 28°45′N 77°17′E / 28.75°N 77.28°E / 28.75; 77.28
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Ghaziabad
Elevation 283 m (928 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,16,082
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 201102
Sex ratio 871 per 1000 Males /
Website www.npploni.in

Loni (लोनी) About this sound pronunciation  is a town in Ghaziabad district in Uttar Pradesh, National Capital Region INDIA.

Loni Assembly comes under Ghaziabad (Lok Sabha constituency).As per the notification No. 282/UP/2006 Loni also become a separate Assembly Constituency as 53-loni.[1] Loni also has its own Independent Nagar Palika Parisad.Loni will soon going to be new Tehsil in Ghaziabad with headquarters at Roopnagar Industrial Area which will comprise around 49 villages in the area.[2]

It is very close to Delhi just 8 KM from Shahdara Metro Station and 12 km from ISBT Kashmiri Gate and Anand Vihar Terminal.After third phase expansion of Delhi Metro, the DMRC has a station within Loni at Johari Enclave, which is proposed to be built on a 3 km extension of the Yamuna Vihar line to Shiv Vihar in the third phase of expansion of the Metro network.

Geography[edit]

Loni is located at 28°45′N 77°17′E / 28.75°N 77.28°E / 28.75; 77.28.[3] It has an average elevation of 283 metres (866 feet). Housing Development Schemes in Loni are controlled by GDA (Ghaziabad Development authority).

Indrapuri (ABCD Blocks) is the largest and one of the oldest residential colony approved by GDA in Loni.Some GDA approved colonies are best to live in Loni. Famous colonies in Loni include Lal Bagh [4] (best in loni), Gulab watika, Balram Nagar,Laxmi Garden, Paramhans Vihar, Khanna Nagar, Ram Park, Rameshwar Park, SLF Vihar and DLF Ankur Vihar. About 80% population lives in colonies,20% population lives in village. It is situated on the main State Highway 57 (Delhi Yamunotri Marg). The colonies are mostly inhabited by a large number of retired/serving Government Employees and private sector employees who are working in Delhi. Here most amenities are within walking distance, such as The State Bank of India, Balram Nagar & Telephone Exchange office, Electric Power House, Punjab National Bank, Community Health Center and Police Station. SLF Ved Vihar and DLF Ankur Vihar are located along the Khajuri pusta road and the Delhi border. The periphery of the colony touches Shiv Vihar and Shanti Nagar area of Delhi.

Tronica City is another expansion of loni for Industrial Development and residential as well.Being developed by the UPSIDC, it is divided into residential and industrial sectors. There are about 12 residential sectors. Connectivity issues will be solved with the four-lane of the Sonia Vihar Road, widening of the Delhi-Yamunotri Highway and after completion of the Signature Bridge Located barely 3 km. Tronica City is presently spread on 2000 acres and has well planned sectors for Industrial plots, Individual and Group Housing plots, Institutional and Commercial plots. It has well developed central park and good green coverage. Further acquisitions are on and very soon another 1000 acres of land shall be under peaceful possession.

Loni assembly Constituency[edit]

Loni assembly Constituency include PCs 1-Shakalpura,2-Agraula, 3-Lutfullapur Nawada, 4-Badshahpur Sirauli, 5- Aurangabad Ristal, 6-Behta Hajipur, 7-Pachaira, 8-Chirori, 9-PABHI SADAKPUR, 10-Meerpur Hindu, 11-Sirora Salempur, 12-Pasaunda, 13-Loni, 14-Banthla, 15-Mandola, 16-Nistauli, 17-Sharfuddinpur Jawali, 19-Makanpur, 20-Jhandapur 21-mewla bhatti of 2-Loni KC & Loni NP of 2-Ghaziabad Tehsil.[5] Mr. Zakir Ali is MLA from Loni Assembly Constituency.

Loni Nagar Palika Parisad[edit]

Loni Nagar Palika Parisad is first established on 31-03-1971 as nagar panchayat.Its office is located in Khanna Nagar. It is in its Sixth term with chairman Mr. Manoj Dhama. According to 2011 census, its population is 5,16,082. It contains the area of 34.68 square km. Loni Nagar Palika Parisad is divided into 45 wards. It has total 36 employees.[6]

Loni Tehsil[edit]

Loni also become new Tehsil in Ghaziabad with headquarters at Roopnagar Industrial Area which will comprise around 49 villages in the area. It belongs to Meerut Division . It is located 17 KM towards west from District headquarters Ghaziabad. This will be the basic administrative unit that will allow the people to raise their grievances and get them addressed quickly. Tehsil forms the grassroots administrative set up that takes care of land revenue.The order to this effect was issued by principal secretary, revenue, Kishan Singh Atoria.

Politics[edit]

Loni is dominated by people coming from interiors of Uttar Pradesh in search of jobs in Delhi which plays a major role in Loni politics. As per ECI final roll published on 22 January 2009, Loni has around 328966 registered voters out of which 179459 male voters and 135511 female voters.[7] There are around 80 villages surrounded there of Tyagi and Gurjar caste. But Jaat, Muslims, Brahmins, Agarwal and SC are also dominating factor in Elections.

Zakir Ali S/O Shri Rasid Ali of BSP defeated Madan Bhaiya by 25248 votes who was contesting the election on RLD-Congress ticket and former MLA in 2012 Vidhan Sabha Election. Now Zakir Ali is MLA from Loni Vidhan Shabha.In 2012 Urban Body elections Manoj Dhama of BJP defeated his nearest consistent by more than 30,000 votes. Manoj Dhama is new Chairman of Loni Nagar Palika Parisad.

In 2014 General Elections, Ex. Army Chief Vijay Kumar Singh won the Ghaziabad (Lok Sabha constituency) with a huge margin by defeating its nearest rival Actor Raj Babbar by 567260 votes. This is the third biggest margin in history of Indian General Elections after ANIL BASU (CPM ) won by 5,92,502 from Arambagh (WEST BENGAL) in 2004 and NARENDRA MODI(BJP) won by 570128 from Vadodara (Gujarat) in 2014. He clearly wins the heart of Ghaziabad peoples with his image and now hope VK Singh will win heart of Loni and whole Ghaziabad with development.

S.NO. Candidate Party Votes
1 Vijay Kumar Singh Bharatiya Janata Party 758482
2 Actor Raj Babbar Indian National Congress 191222
3 Mukul Upadhaya Bahujan Samaj Party 173085
4 Sudhan Rawat Samajwadi Party 106984
5 Activist Shazia Ilmi Aam Aadmi Party 89147

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[8] Loni had a population of 5,16,082. Males constitute 2,75,025(52.8%) of the population and females 2,41,057(47.2%).The total number of household in Loni are 89634. Loni has an average literacy rate of 75.24%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 83.14%, and female literacy is 66.15%.[9] In Loni, around 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Connectivity & Transport[edit]

Loni can be reached by air, road and rail. The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International airport which is about 35 km away. By road, Loni is well-connected on all sides to Delhi, NOIDA, Hapur, Modinagar, Bulandshahr, Meerut, Saharanpur, Haridwar, etc. A large number of people commute to Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Gurgaon every day for work.

  • Road

Loni has moderate transportation system connected by Delhi-Sharanpur Road through bus by DTC buses and UPSRTC buses.It is 12 km from ISBT Kashmiri Gate and Anand Vihar Terminal and just 8 km from Ghaziabad new bus terminal for private bus operators near ALT Center, Raj Nagar which is called ALT Bus Stand.Indira Puri is DTC Bus Terminal for Delhi Buses from where DTC route number 273 is available. The most common system of transportation is shared autos which ply between Pawi (near tronic city)/ loni tiraha/ indrapuri 2 no. bus stand up to UP border / shahdara / seelampur metro stations. Loni Depot is UP Bus Terminal for UPSRTC Buses from where buses are available to shamli baraut, bagpat, saharanpur etc.

  • Rail

It is also connected through Railways and its station is known as Noli which connects Loni to Delhi through Shahdara and UP i.e. Shamli and Saharanpur. Noli Railway station (NOLI) comes under NR/Northern Railway Zone of Indian Railways. Noli Railway Station handles over 8 trains daily (Up/Down) and serves about 12000 passengers everyday. There are about 4 Trains which starts/passes from Noli Railway Station. There is a Warehouse of FCI (Food corporation of India) at Noli Railway station. It is also very close to New Delhi Railway station and Ghaziabad Railway Station. Its main station are Noli(NOLI), Behta Hazipur Halt(BHHZ), Gotra Halt(GTRA) and Nursratabad Kharkhar(NTG).

  • Delhi Metro

Soon Loni has Metro Services at his door step,after third phase expansion of Delhi Metro, the DMRC has a station within Loni at Johari Enclave, which is proposed to be built on a 3 km extension of the Yamuna Vihar line to Shiv Vihar in the third phase of expansion of the Metro network. Once completed, the Johari Enclave station will cater to a large number of commuters from Loni, which has a population of at least 5 lakh people. It is also very close to Delhi just 8 KM from Shahdara Metro Station and Seelampur Metro Station.

  • Airport

It is just 35 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport which is the primary international airport of the National Capital Region of Delhi, India, situated in Palam. With the commencement of operations at the new Terminal 3, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport has become India's and South Asia's largest aviation hub, with a current capacity of handling more than 46 million passengers.

Loni Gas Pipeline[edit]

IN loni, GAIL commissioned world's longest and India's first Cross Country LPG Transmission Pipeline from Jamnagar to Loni in 2001.[10] GAIL's LPG transmission business includes the 1927-km LPG pipeline networks that connect the Western, Northern and Southern part of India. These include the world's longest exclusive LPG pipeline from Jamnagar, Gujarat, to Loni, near Delhi (another 70 km has been added to this system between Kandla and Samakhiali, in Gujarat, to facilitate the transportation of LPG imported at Kandla port). GAIL's LPG pipelines can transport 3.8 MMTPA of LPG, and have the capacity to supply more than 20% of the LPG consumed in the country. There are huge gas distribution terminals in Loni Indane and Bharat gas are supplying cooking gas from here to north India.

Education and Medical Facility[edit]

The condition of Education is very poor in Loni because of very less number of Government and Private Schools and colleges. Loni Inter College, Bheta Inter College, Sardar Patel Inter College and Parkash Chand Inter College (Sadakpur) are famous schools. Most of the students have to go to Delhi schools for better education. The students have to generally depend on good schools situated in Shahdara, Yamuna vihar, Dilshad Garden or Karawal Nagar. Mostly students prefer schools on Delhi periphery such as Sardar Patel Public Senior Secondary school, Mukherjee Memorial Senior Secondary School, DAV Public School, Guru Harkishan Public School, etc., around 6–10 km away from Loni. There is lack of good medical facility in the area. There are some private hospitals in the area like Bharat hospital, Krishna Hospital and K.R. Hospital etc. but most of the peoples depend on private doctors and trust hospitals in Delhi like GTB Hospital, Max Hospital, Gopal Hospital etc.

Industries[edit]

Loni Rural industrial area, Tronica city[11][12] is also hub of large industry setups some popular brands like

  1. CEECABB cables a top leading Cee India Manufacturing company of welding cables and hose pipes in India.
  2. Bonjour socks Bonjour is a No.1 socks manufacturer company in the world.
  3. Boroplus antiseptic cream have their industry set up in this region of NCR.
  4. India's leading online florist fngstore.com operates from DLF Ankur Vihar, Loni and is spread across the country.
  5. Here you can find out construction materials at very low cost and specially the brick because most of the chimnis are over here.

Favourite Spots[edit]

  1. Loni Hanuman Mandir in Loni, Ashram in Lal Bagh and Gurudwara in Indirapuri etc. are the best places to visit.
  2. In Loni, there are many movie halls and Movie Magic is best with two screen and Fully AC. Apart Movie magic others movie halls are Satyam, Sangam, Kavita etc.
  3. IN loni, GAIL commissioned world's longest and India's first Cross Country LPG Transmission Pipeline from Jamnagar to Loni.
  4. April Park in Tronica City is also One of the visiting spot in Loni.
  5. Prachin Hanuman And Khatu Shyam Baba Temple in front Of Indra Puri Police Chowki (NALA ROAD).
  6. Mokshdhaam Temple near Banthla gaon is marvelous place in Loni.

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