Shuklaganj

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Shuklaganj
Gangaghat
twin city
Shuklaganj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Shuklaganj
Shuklaganj
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°28′34″N 80°23′17″E / 26.476°N 80.388°E / 26.476; 80.388Coordinates: 26°28′34″N 80°23′17″E / 26.476°N 80.388°E / 26.476; 80.388
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Unnao
Population (2011)
 • Total 761,000
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209861
Vehicle registration UP-35
Nearest city Kanpur
Literacy 80%
Lok Sabha constituency Unnao
Vidhan Sabha constituency

Unnao

Shuklaganj(w), Shuklaganj(e), Shuklaganj - Rural
Website http://www.shuklaganj.com/

Shuklaganj is lies in Unnao district, and it is also a suburb of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, situated on the banks of holy river Ganges about 5 km from Kanpur on the SH 58 to Unnao.The population was 261,000 as of the 2001 census.According to census of 2011 it is 761000. It has 80% of literacy and is 5 km from Kanpur Cantonment. Shuklaganj was once known as Gangaghat.Though it lies in Unnao district, it lies nearer to Kanpur and hence is a suburb of Kanpur.The city is enlisted as a municipality of Kanpur Metropolitan Area.

History[edit]

Shuklaganj was established in 1935 Shuklaganj by DC A.N Shukla. In 1976, Bal Govind Mantesri school made for infants. Each of the Foundation Day on February 8 cricket tournament held at the stadium is made ramkali goddess. He said that 8 of the 78 th Foundation Day on February Shuklaganj final tournament will be played. In addition to the tournament trophy to the winning team will be prizes.[1][2]

Local government[edit]

Shuklaganj Municipality is the local government.As it is a biggest town in Unnao District it is a Block.BDO is the main head of the local government of Shuklaganj.It has SDM (Sub-Divisional Magistrate) as it is a tehsil.

Travel[edit]

You can reach Shuklaganj from Kanpur by train, it is next station from Kanpur towards Lucknow, it takes only 10 min to reach there by train. 15 min by City Bus, 20 min from rickshaw, by walk you can reach there in 30 min.

By road[edit]

Shuklaganj is well connected to Unnao and Kanpur via Public transport like Rickshaw, Auto, Vikram Tempo. Shuklaganj is situated at old Bypass road (Kanpur-Lucknow Rajmarg).

By rail[edit]

Shuklaganj has a railway station named Kanpur Bridge Left Bank on the Kanpur-Lucknow line. Other big stations are Kanpur Central which is about 6 km away.

By air[edit]

Kanpur Civil Airport is nearest airport but Kanpur Chakeri airport is nearest domestic airport.

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • The tourist hub of Kanpur is 6 km from the town.
  • Temples and Mosques
  • Market of Animals and birds
  • Ghat of Ganges
  • Rishi Ashram
  • Gayatri Peeth
  • Durga Mandir
  • Hanuman Mandir (Rishi Ashram)

GANGAGHAT POST OFFICE 209861.UNNAO UP p o gangaghat 209861 up.

Best Food to Eat[edit]

  • Pandit Ji Ke Paneer wale Samose (Opp Kailash Vatika).
  • Madan ke Paani Ke Batashe (Near Vidyarthi Puctak Bhandar)
  • Veg Kabab Near PNB Bank
  • Krishna Sweet Near Saraswati Talkies.
  • Jamuna Pede Wala Opp. Gangaghat Thana.
  • माखन भोग स्वीट्स पोनीरोड
  • Rajni Medical Store in Rajdhani Marg.

Notable personalities[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Shuklaganj has international relations with

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