Mughalsarai

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Mughalsarai
Deendayal Nagar
city
Mughalsarai is located in Uttar Pradesh
Mughalsarai
Mughalsarai
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°18′N 83°07′E / 25.3°N 83.12°E / 25.3; 83.12Coordinates: 25°18′N 83°07′E / 25.3°N 83.12°E / 25.3; 83.12
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Chandauli
Government
 • Chairman Rekha Jaiswal
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 154,692
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 232101
Telephone code 5412

Mughalsarai is a city and a municipal board in Chandauli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Located around 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Varanasi, it is an important railway junction of the Indian Railways. It is the largest railway marshalling yard of Asia. The Grand Chord section, which starts from Asansol, West Bengal, terminates at Mughalsarai.

Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prime Minister of India during 1964–65, was born in Mughalsarai.

Location[edit]

Mughalsarai is bisected by GT Road in two parts. The northern part mainly consists of railway colonies like (Vasant Vihar),New Central Colony, Diesel Colony, Haper Colony, Loco Colony and Roza Colony, Plant-Depot Colony. The southern part consists of residential areas like Galla Mandi, Eastern Bazar etc.

Railways[edit]

The Mughalsarai Railway Division belongs to East Central Railway (ECR) Zone of the Indian Railway. About 125+ passenger trains pass from Mughalsarai Junction. The Divisional Rail Manager (DRM) office of Mughalsarai Division is situated here. At Mughalsarai Junction, two important railway lines meet: Main Line (Delhi–Kanpur–Allahabad–Patna–Howrah) and Detour Line (Ambala Cantt-Saharanpur–Moradabad–Bareilly–Lucknow–Varanasi––Howrah).

Road[edit]

Mughal Sarai is on National Highway No. 2,which is very well connected to other cities of India. Mughalsarai is located 667 kilometres (414 mi) far from Kolkata by road.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Mughalsarai has various schools and colleges affiliated to various universities and boards, like Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sunbeam School Mughalsarai and East Central Railway Inter College Nagar Palika Inter College Mughalsarai etc.

References[edit]

Mithayi lal jaiswal

Jia-ul-Haq

Rekha jaiswal

Ramakant Jaiswal

See also[edit]