Mursan

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Mursan
city
Mursan is located in Uttar Pradesh
Mursan
Mursan
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°35′N 77°56′E / 27.58°N 77.93°E / 27.58; 77.93Coordinates: 27°35′N 77°56′E / 27.58°N 77.93°E / 27.58; 77.93
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Hathras
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,550
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mursan is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Hathras district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

The most well-known ruler of this estate was the Jat nobleman, Raja Mahendra Pratap (1886-1979), who was popularly known as Aryan Peshwa . The third son of Raja Ghansyam Singh, he was adopted by Raja Harnarayan Singh of Hathras.

Mahendra Pratap married a lady from a Sikh family based in the princely state of Jind in Haryana.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Mursan had a population of 11,550. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Mursan has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 46%. In Mursan, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.