Rampur, Uttar Pradesh

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Rampur
रामपुर
رام پور
City
Rampur's Raza Library
Rampur's Raza Library
Rampur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Rampur
Rampur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°48′N 79°00′E / 28.8°N 79.0°E / 28.8; 79.0Coordinates: 28°48′N 79°00′E / 28.8°N 79.0°E / 28.8; 79.0
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Region Rohilkhand
Division Moradabad
Founded by Nawab Faizullah Khan
Government
 • Body Rampur Nagar Palika Parisad
 • MP Dr. Nepal Singh (BJP)
 • M.L.A. Mr. Azam Khan (Samajwadi Party)
 • Chairman Mr. Azhar Khan[1] (Samajwadi Party)
Area
 • Total 84 km2 (32 sq mi)
Elevation 288 m (945 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 325,248
 • Density 3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 244901
Telephone code 0595
Vehicle registration UP 22
Sex ratio 1000/927 /
Literacy 55.08%
Civic agency Rampur Nagar Palika Parisad
Distance from Delhi 186 kilometres (116 mi) NW (land)
Distance from Lucknow 314 kilometres (195 mi) SE (land)
Governing body Government of UP
Government of India
Website rampur.nic.in

Rampur/ˈrɑːmpʊər/ About this sound pronunciation (Hindi: रामपुर; Urdu: رام پور) is a city and a municipality in and headquarters of Rampur District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.It is known for its various industries, including sugar refining and cotton milling. Its library has more than 12,000 rare manuscripts and a fine collection of Mughal miniature paintings.[2]

It is the administrative headquarters of Rampur District. According to the government of India, the Rampur District is one of several Muslim majority districts on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities indicators.[3]

Etymology[edit]

Originally it was a group of four villages named Kather, the name of Raja Ram Singh. The first Nawab proposed to rename the city 'Faizabad'. But many other places were known by the name Faizabad so its name was changed to Mustafabad alias Rampur.[4] 1

History[edit]

Main article: Rampur State

As per medieval history Rampur was the part of Delhi and was divided between Badaun and Sambhal districts. Being situated on upperside of Rohilkhand, it was known by the name Kather and was ruled by Katheria Rajputs. The Katheria Rajputs fought for about 400 years with the rulers of Delhi and later with Mughals. They fought with Naseeruddin Mahmood in 1253, Gaisuddin Balwan in 1256, Jalaluddin Firoz in 1290, Firoj Shah in 1379 & Sikander Lodhi in 1494. In the beginning of Mughal period the capital of Rohilkhand was changed from Badaun to Bareilly and hence the importance of Rampur increased.[4]

The Rohilla War of 1774–5 began when the Rohillas reneged on a debt they owed the Nawab of Oudh for military assistance against the Marathas in 1772. The Rohillas were defeated and driven from their former capital of Bareilly by the Nawab of Oudh with the assistance of the East India Company's troops. The Rohilla State of Rampur was established by Nawab Faizullah Khan on 7 October 1774 in the presence of British Commander Colonel Champion, and remained a pliant state under British protection thereafter.[5]

Flag of princely Rampur.

Nawab Faizullah Khan laid the first stone of the new fort at Rampur in 1775. Originally it was a group of four villages named Kather, the name of Raja Ram Singh. The first Nawab proposed to rename the city 'Faizabad'. But many other places were known by the name Faizabad so its name was changed to Mustafabad alias Rampur. Nawwab Faizullah Khan ruled for 20 years. He was a great patron of scholarship, and began the collection of Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Urdu manuscripts which now make up the bulk of the Rampur Raza Library. After his death his son Muhammad Ali Khan took over, but he was killed by the Rohilla leaders after 24 days, and Ghulam Muhammad Khan, the brother of the deceased, was proclaimed Nawab. The East India Company took exception to this, and after a reign of just 3 months and 22 days Ghulam Muhammad Khan was defeated by its forces. The Governor-General made Ahmad Ali Khan, son of the late Muhammad Ali Khan, the new Nawab. He ruled for 44 years. He did not have any sons, so Muhammad Sa'id Khan, son of Ghulam Muhammad Khan, took over as the new Nawab. He raised a regular Army, established Courts and carried out many works to improve the economic conditions of farmers. His son Muhammad Yusuf Ali Khan took over after his death. His son Kalb Ali Khan became the new Nawab in 1865.[4]

Imambara, Fort of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, ca.1911.
Sir Kalb Ali Khan, Nawab of Rampur (1832–1887)

Nawab Kalb Ali Khan was literate in Arabic and Persian. Under his rule, the state did much work to uplift standards of education. He was also a Member of Council during the Viceroyalty of Lord John Lawrence. He built the Jama Masjid in Rampur at a cost of Rs. 300,000. He was also knighted in Agra by the Prince of Wales. He ruled for 22 years and 7 months. After his death his son Mushtaq Ali Khan took over. He appointed W. C. Wright as the Chief Engineer of the state and built many new buildings and canals. Nawab Hamid Ali became the new ruler in 1889 at the age of 14. Many new schools were opened during his reign, and lots of donations were provided to nearby colleges. He donated Rs. 50,000 to Lucknow Medical College. In 1905 he built the magnificent Darbar Hall within the Fort which now houses the great collection of Oriental manuscripts held by the Rampur Raza Library. His son Raza Ali Khan became the last ruling Nawab in 1930. On 1 July 1949 the State of Rampur was merged into the Republic of India. Rampur today presents a slightly decayed appearance: the palaces of the Nawabs are crumbling, as are the gates and walls of the fort. However, the Library remains a flourishing institution of immense value to scholars from all over the world.[4]

The Nawabs of Rampur sided with the British during India's First War of Independence in 1857,[6] and this enabled them to continue to play a role in the social, political and cultural life of Northern India in general and the Muslims of the United Provinces in particular. They gave refuge to some of the literary figures from the Court of Bahadur Shah Zafar.

Post independence[edit]

Important descendants of the Nawabs include Murad Mian the first child of Murtaza Ali Khan Bahadur of Rampur. Begum Noor Bano, the widow of the former Nawab, Zulfiquar Ali Khan of Rampur. Begum Noor Bano has become a politician and won the election from Rampur parliamentary constituency in 1999. She lost the elections in 2004 and 2009. Murtaza Ali Khan and Zulfiquar Ali Khan (aka Mikki Mia), who continued to use the title of Nawab as a token even after independence and abolition of royalty but never ruled Rampur, are now dead. Murtaza Ali contested an election from Rampur opposite his mother Rafat Jamani Begum in 1972 and won. Although the two brothers were always political rivals they never faced each other in elections. Subsequently, the family was also involved in smuggling scandals involving some smuggling from Pakistan, where one of the sons of Murtaza Ali is married. Raza Inter College, Hamid Inter College and Murtaza Inter College are three higher secondary schools named after three nawabs.[5]

The present Nawab of Rampur, Muhammad Kazim Ali Khan Bahadur (born 16 October 1960), is an Indian politician and the present titular Nawab of Rampur. The eldest son of Zulfikar Ali Khan Bahadur, he succeeded his father as titular Nawab upon the latter's death in 1992. He was educated at Chandigarh University where he took a Bachelor of Arts degree and at Columbia University where he took an Master of Arts degree in architecture and urban design in 1988. He served as a member on the Raza Library Board in Rampur from 1993 to 2002. From 1996 to 2004, Muhammad Kazim Ali served as a M.L.A in the Swar Tanda Uttar Pradesh state assembly; in 2003 he was briefly the state minister for minority welfare and hajj affairs. Since 2003, he has been the Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation.[7]

Geography[edit]

Rampur, located between longitude 79°05' E and latitude 28°48' N, is in Moradabad Division of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is surrounded by district Udham Singh Nagar in north, Bareilly in east, and Moradabad in west and Badaun in south. Spread in area of 2,367 km2, Rampur is 192-meter above sea level in north and 166.4-meter in south.[8] It is home to farms that cover long stretches of land. During rainy season just after a long period of rain the mountain ranges of Nainital can be seen in the north direction.

Climate[edit]

During Summers the temperature is usually from 43 °C to 30 °C and during Winters it is from 25 °C to 5 °C.[5]

Climate data for Rampur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 17.1
(62.8)
20.5
(68.9)
25.6
(78.1)
32.4
(90.3)
31.4
(88.5)
31.7
(89.1)
29.5
(85.1)
29.4
(84.9)
29.1
(84.4)
27.8
(82)
24.7
(76.5)
20
(68)
26.16
(79.09)
Average low °C (°F) 7
(45)
9.1
(48.4)
11.2
(52.2)
15.7
(60.3)
17.4
(63.3)
17.7
(63.9)
19.2
(66.6)
21.5
(70.7)
19.2
(66.6)
13.2
(55.8)
12.1
(53.8)
8
(46)
15.58
(60.04)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18.2
(0.717)
24.5
(0.965)
12.1
(0.476)
12.4
(0.488)
21.6
(0.85)
99.1
(3.902)
168.1
(6.618)
207.1
(8.154)
99.3
(3.909)
27.1
(1.067)
6.1
(0.24)
9.0
(0.354)
58.5
(2.303)
Source: WWO

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Rampur[9]
Religion Percent
Muslim
  
60%
Hindu
  
41%
Others
  
1%

As per the 2011 Census of India,[10] Rampur had a population of 325,248 (compared to 281,549 in 2001) showing 16% growth in 2001–11. Males constituted 52.2% and females 47.8% of the population. Sex ratio was 915 compared to the national average of 940. Rampur had an average literacy rate of 53.7%, much lower than the national average of 64.3%. Male literacy was 56%, and female literacy was 51%. In Rampur, children under six years of age numbered 37,945 and were 11.7% of the population (14% in 2001).

Rampur has a large number of Muslims.[11] The region around Rampur still has a significant number of Rohilla Pathans.[12]

Culture[edit]

RAMPUR: THE THIRD SCHOOL OF URDU POETRY Rampur is considered as third school of poetry after DELHI and Lucknow. Many prominent and legendary URDU poets of the time like 'Dagh', 'Ghalib' and 'Ameer Minaee' joined the patronage of Rampur court. Nawabs of Rampur were very fond of poetry and other fine arts. They provided remunerations to the poets who were associated with ' darbar.' Nizam Rampuri earned great name as poet. In addition, Shad Aarifi was another famous poet from Rampur who evolved modern ghazal in a very distinct style.

Presently, 'Azhar Inayati', 'Abdul Wahab Sukhan', 'Shahzada Gulrez' and Tahir Faraz' represent Rampur School of poetry all over the world.

Small House Fort, now known as Raza Library

Architecture[edit]

The Rulers of Rampur have had distinct impact on the architecture of the region. The buildings and monuments signify the presence of Mughal type architecture. Some of the buildings are very old and have been built over repeatedly in course of time.

One of the most well designed monument is the Fort of Rampur(Hindi:रामपुर का किला). It also houses the Raza Library or Hamid Manzil, the former palace of the Rulers. It has a sizable collection of Oriental manuscripts. The fort also houses the Imambara.

The Jama Masjid is one of the finest piece of architecture to be found in Rampur. It resembles the jama masjid in Delhi to some extent and has a beautiful interior. It was built by Nawab Faizullah Khan. It has a unique mughal touch to it. There are several entry-exit gates to the masjid. It has three big domes and four tall minarets with gold pinnacles boasting of a royal touch. It has a main lofty entrance gate that has an inbuilt clock tower occupied by a big clock that was imported from Britain.[13]

There are several entry-exit gates built by the Nawab. These gates are major entry-exit routes from the city. Examples are Shahbad Gate, Nawab Gate, Bilaspur Gate etc.

Music[edit]

The court musicians of the Nawabs subsequently gave rise to various gharanas or schools of Hindustani classical music. Ustad Allauddin Khan (1881–1972) was a shagird (disciple) of the legendary Veena player, Wazir Khan, court musician of the Nawab, and went on to establish the a modern Maihar gharana with disciples like Pandit Ravi Shankar, Nikhil Banerjee, Vasant Rai, Pannalal Ghosh, Bahadur Khan, and Sharan Rani.[14]

The Rampur-Sahaswan gharana of Hindustani classical music also has its origins in court musicians. Ustad Mehboob Khan, was a khayal singer and Veena player of the Rampur court; his son Ustad Inayat Hussain Khan (1849–1919), who trained and lived in the city, founded the gharana.[15]

Cuisine[edit]

Rampuri cuisine, a part of the Mughal cuisine tradition, developed by the chefs of the Nawabs, is also known for its distinct flavours and dishes with recipes passed on from the royal kitchen, like Rampuri fish, Rampuri Korma, Rampuri mutton kebabs, doodhiya biryani and adrak ka halwa.[16][17][18]

Knife making[edit]

Rampur was traditionally famous for the knives known as Rampuri Chaaku, which even made their way to Bollywood crime thrillers in the 1960s and 1970s. Eventually the Government of Uttar Pradesh banned making knives longer than 4.5 inches in blade length, leading to a drop in their popularity.[19]

Rampur Greyhound[edit]

The Rampur Greyhound, native to the region, is a smooth haired sighthound, substantially built. It was the favored hound of the Nawabs for jackal coursing, but was also used to hunt lions, tigers, leopards, and panthers. Nawab Ahmad Ali Khan Bahadur bred these dogs by combining the blood lines of Tazi and the English Greyhound.

Festivals[edit]

Religious practices are as much an integral part of everyday life and a very public affair as they are in the rest of India. Therefore not surprisingly, many festivals are religious in origin although several of them are celebrated irrespective of caste and creed. Among the most important Hindu festivals are Diwali, Holi and Vijayadashami, Mahashivaratri, Ram Navmi, Basant Panchami, Sri Krishna Janamastmi and Raksha Bandhan,which are also observed by Jains and Sikhs. Eid ul Milad, Eid ul-Fitr, Bakr-Id are Muslim religious festivals. Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated by Jains, Buddha Jayanti by Buddhists, Guru Nanak Jayanti by Sikhs and Good Friday, Christmas by the Christians.

Transport[edit]

Rail

Rampur (station code RMU) lies on the Lucknow-Moradabad line and junction point of Kathgodam railway line. which work under NER. Train connections include Avadh Assam Express, Jammu Tawi-Sealdah Express, Kashi Vishwanath Express, Howrah-Amritsar Express, Ganga Sutlej Express and Satyagraha Express. Seat reservation is computerized. The station is served by the Northern Railways. Moradabad railway station is 30 km to the west of Rampur. Going south-east, Bareilly railway station is the nearest major station. Hotel Tourist and Restaurant is only 5-minute walk from the railway station.[20] The electrification of railway lines of Rampur junction is completed.

Various express trains come here. The important ones are Delhi-Kathgodam Shatabdi, Delhi-Bareilly Inter-city Express, Lucknow-Delhi Lucknow Mail, Delhi-Kathgodam Ranikhet Express, Bareilly-Bhuj Ala Hazrat Express, Amritsar-Howrah Amritsar Mail.[21]

Road

National Highway 24 passes through Rampur. Regular buses every ½ hr connect Rampur to Moradabad. Direct buses are also available from Delhi, Lucknow, Bareilly, Aligarh Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kanpur, Rupaidhiya, Agra etc. National Highway 87 originates at Rampur.[22]

Air

Nearby airports (within 300 km):-

Nearest Airport Symbol Distance (in km)
New Delhi
DEL
187
Lucknow
LKO
314
Dehradun
DED
175
Chandigarh
IXC
300

Places of Interest[edit]

Jama Masjid (Hindi: जामा मस्जिद)

The foundation of Jama Masjid in Rampur was laid by Nawab Faizullah Khan.[13] It was built at the cost of 300,000 at that time and it was further completed by Nawab Kalb Ali Khan.[4] The area around the Jama Masjid became a center of attraction and a big market was developed around it, known today as the Shadab Market. A big jewellery market also lines the masjid known as Sarrafa. The shops were rented out to businessmen to meet the mosque's requirements. Hindus and Muslims both own these shops and customers belong to both communities. This shows communal harmony that exists in this area.[23]

Raza Library (Hindi: रजा लाइब्रेरी)

Rampur's Raza Library

Nawab Faizullah Khan, who ruled Rampur from 1774 to 1794, established the library from his personal collection of ancient manuscripts and miniature specimens of Islamic calligraphy in the last decades of the 18th century. It is one of the biggest libraries of Asia. As all the succeeding Nawabs were great patrons of scholars, poets, painters, calligraphers and musicians, the library grew by leaps and bounds. Notable additions were made to the collection during the rule of Nawab Ahmad Ali Khan (1794–1840).[24]

It contains very rare and valuable collection of manuscripts, historical documents, specimens of Islamic calligraphy, miniature paintings, astronomical instruments and rare illustrated works in Arabic and Persian. The Raza Library also contains printed works in Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Pashto (having the original manuscript of the first translation of the Qur'an in addition to other important books/documents), Tamil and Turkish, and approximately 30,000 printed books (including periodicals) in various other languages.[24]

Rampur Planetarium (Hindi: रामपुर तारामंडल)

State of the art planetarium is being established at Rampur. This will be India's first planetarium based on Digital Laser technology. The planetarium building is almost complete and equipments are being installed. The information will be directly fed by NASA.[25]

Gandhi Samadhi (Hindi: गांधी समाधि)

Gandhi Samadhi is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. It signifies the struggles that Mahatma Gandhi took over for the independence of India from British Rule.

Kothi Khas Bagh (Hindi: विशेष कोटि बाग)

Kothi Khas Bagh is a palace located at Rampur, about 30 km east of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. It was the erstwhile residence of the Nawabs of Rampur. Set in a 300-acre compound, this huge 200-room European style palace is a unique blend of Islamic architecture and British architecture. It also features personal apartments and offices, music rooms and personal cinema hall of Nawabs. The huge halls, adorned with Burma teak and Belgium glass chandeliers, present a fine specimen of the architecture of a bygone era. There is an Italian marble staircase towards the main bedrooms. The statue of Kalb Ali Khan, the second Nawab of Rampur, is an eye-catching one. Kothi Khas Bagh is now in a dilapidated state due to the age and neglect.[26]

Ambedkar Park (Hindi: अम्बेडकर पार्क)

Ambedkar Park is a memorial to Bhimrao Ambedkar. It is a beautiful park with a railway line along its boundary.

Education[edit]

The education sector in Rampur and its villages is developing with investments pouring in. The city has several secondary and higher secondary schools and colleges. The educational institutions are the main attraction for students of nearby places like Kashipur-Anga, Kemri, Bilaspur etc. as many new institutions have come up in the city for various higher education mainly affiliated with MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly. Although the city has many educational institutes, Rampur has an average literacy rate of 55.05%, lower than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 63.10%, and female literacy

Mohammad Ali Jauhar University is the first university to be opened in Rampur City.

is 46.19%.[27] The Muhammad Ali Jauhar University is being constructed. Many public and government Primary schools like Adab public school, Kashipur-Rampur, are also playing crucial role in education sector in rural area of Rampur.

Education in Rampur

No. Names of Educational Institutes Affiliation With
1. Mohammad Ali Jauhar University Private
2. Govt. Raza Degree College (Boys and Girls) Rohilkhand University, Bareilly
3. Government Polytechnic UPTU, Lucknow
4. Govt. Murtaza Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
5. Sunway Senior Secondary School CBSE Board, New Delhi
6. St. Mary Sr. Sec. School CBSE Board, New Delhi
7. Greenwood Sr. Sec. School CBSE Board, New Delhi
9. Dayawati Modi Academy CBSE Board, New Delhi
10. Whitehall Public School CBSE Board, New Delhi
11. Hadi Academy
12. St. Paul's School CBSE Board, New Delhi
13. Saraswati Vidhya Mandir Inter College UP Board, Allahabad
14. Govt. Raza Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
15. Jain Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
16. Sunder Lal Inter College UP Board, Allahabad
17. Govt. Zulfikar Inter College UP Board, Allahabad
18. Sanatan Dharm Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
19. Govt. Khursheed Girls Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
20. Kanya Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
21. Maharishi Vidya Mandir CBSE Board, New Delhi
22. Balika Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
23. Shamsi Girls Intermediate College UP Board, Allahabad
24. Adab Public School UP Board, Allahabad
25. Madrasa Aliya (Farsi Shakh)
26. Hadi Jr. High School (Est-1975) UP Board, Allahabad
27. Milton Educational Academy CBSE Board, New Delhi
28. RAN Public School CBSE Board, New Delhi
29. hasrat inter college khoad rampur
30. Ved prakash inter college Mursaina Rampur UP Board, Allahabad
31. Ramlila Public Inter College UP Board, Allahabad
32. Govt Girls PG College M. J. P. Rohilkhand University

Economy[edit]

Industry and agriculture[edit]

Rampur has an agriculture-based. It has very fertile land, but little industry, and has no mineral extraction area. The industry in the city is mainly based on agriculture.The main industries of Rampur are wine making, sugar processing, textile weaving and manufacturing of agricultural implements. There is a non-operational Sugar mill in Rampur which was closed down in 1999 amidst political rivalry. Work has begun to restart the mill after state government approval.[28] Mentha oil industry is a well flourishing sector in Rampur. The major cash crop of city is mentha. The company Mentha and allied products limited has its State-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the city.[29] There was also a knife making industry in Rampur. The knives of Rampur were quite famous in the 20th century and were known as Rampuri Chaaku. Eventually the Government of Uttar Pradesh banned making knives longer than 4.5 inches in blade length, leading to a drop in their popularity.[19]

Radico Khaitan, formerly formerly Rampur Distillery & Chemical Company Ltd., is one of India's second largest liquor manufacturer which was established in Rampur in 1943. The distillery at Rampur manufactures high grade Extra Neutral Spirit (ENA) from molasses and grain with a production capacity of 75 Million litres of molasses ENA, 30 million of grain neutral spirit and 460 thousands litres of malt whisky annually.[30]

Kite making industry is one of the oldest and prime industries in Rampur. Various sizes and shapes of kite made by manual labour in Rampur. The kites made in Rampur are in great demand all over Uttar Pradesh.

Beedi making is booming industry over here.

Other establishments[edit]

Name Category Installation year
Kapil Menthol & Allied Products, Rampur[30]
Mentha oil
1998
Indian Toners & developers Ltd, Rampur[31]
Export Quality Toner Manufacturing Plant
1992
Radico Khaitan Ltd, Rampur[29]
1943
Xerox Modi Corp., Rampur(Closed)[32]
Makers of all types of Toners, Developers for Photocopiers
1987
Titanor Components Limited, Rampur[33]
Metal Anodes, water electrolysers, electro-chlorinators& cathodic protection systems
1983
Wheels India Ltd, Rampur[34]
Makers of Wheel Bases for all type of Vehicles
1960
Enlog India, Rampur
Photovoltaic Industry
1995
Rampur Fertilizers Ltd, Rampur
Makers of Single Super Phosphate, Sulphuric Acid & Alum
1960

Mentha and allied products mursaina Rampur The major crops grown here include maize, sugarcane and rice. Majority of the crops are used as food by the people who grow them, therefore these crops do not go market.[35]

Economic development indicators[36]
Indicators 2004 2008
Work Participation Rate
28%
27%
No. of Branches of Scheduled Commercial Bank
99
100
Habitations connected to pucca roads
89%
93%
Electrified Households
38%
40%
Houses with land-line connections
10%
14%
Avg Annual Per Capita Income
Rs. 70,163
Rs. 75,314
Per Capita Expenditure
Rs. 19,120
Rs. 8,318
Inflation Index
1.14%
1.38%

Communication and media[edit]

Communication networks[edit]

All prominent tele-communication network provider in India offer their services in Rampur.

GSM Service Providers CDMA Service Providers Broadband Service Providers
Idea Cellular (Escotel)
MTS
Uninor (Unitech Wireless Tamil Nadu Pvt. Ltd.)
Reliance India Mobile
BSNL Broadband
CellOne
Tata Indicom
Airtel Broadband
Airtel
BSNL WLL
Sify iWay
Vodafone-IN (Hutch)
Aircel
Spice
Aircel
Reliance Communications

Radio services[edit]

Radio services available in Rampur.

Service Provider Frequency Service Provider Frequency
All India Radio
MW 336.7m or 891 kHz
All India Radio
FM 102.90 MHz

Print media[edit]

The Hindi daily news papers include Dainik Jagran, Amar Ujala and The Hindustan. Prominent English dailies like The Times of India, The Hindustan Times and Indian Express have fewer readers. Popular Urdu news paper is Rampur ka elaan, It is Published from Rampur Since 1991.

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Syed Asghar Ali Shadami, Ahwalay Riyasatay Rampur (Tarikhi wa Maashrati Pusmanzar), ed. Rizwanullah Khan Enayati
  • Tanzim Ahbab Rampur Karachi Nagin Chowrangee, a great masterpiece from Tanzeem

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