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Ajhuwa is located in Uttar Pradesh
Ajhuwa is located in India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 81°15′26″E / 25.71472°N 81.25722°E / 25.71472; 81.25722Coordinates: 25°42′53″N 81°15′26″E / 25.71472°N 81.25722°E / 25.71472; 81.25722
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kaushambi
 • Type Town
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,421
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 212 217
Vehicle registration UP
Website up.gov.in

Ajhuwa, In Hindi - अझुवा, (also spelled Ajuha) is a town, and nagar panchayat in Kaushambi district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.


Ajhuwa is located in Sirathu tehsil, of Kaushambi district in Allahabad Pin Code 212217. It is on National Highway 2, stretching in north-south direction and is socially segregated on caste basis as Baniya basti, Gwal basti, etc. Of the total population, about 20 percent are Scheduled Castes as per 2001 Census. Ajhuwa is the most popular town in Uttar Pradesh. There is very big vegetables Market. There are many schools and colleges - some colleges like Hanuman Inter College , Abhay Pratap Singh Degree College, Rama Devi Shiv Mangal Prasad Degree College, Mahatma Buddha Mahavidyala, Ram Rakhan Singh Degree College, L.B.S. Convent School, Jay Maa Durge Inter College, Kamla Devi Inter College, Dharma Devi Inter College(nearby Ajhuwa). There is a branch of State Bank of India, Bank Of Baroda and Allahabad District Cooperative Bank. There are many Shops like Books Shops, Clothe Shops, Panipuri Shops. Medical Shops, furniture shop, Kirana Shops, Bike Agencys,(Amber auto mobiles BAJAJ ),( Tarson auto sales Hero ) Mobile Shops. Ajhuwa is biggest telecom networking area of Kaushambi. Ajhuwa's famous person are Sughar Singh,jay prakash kesharwani,mohd.haroon,imran haroon,Rizwan hasan etc


As of 2001 India census,[1] Ajhuwa had a population of 14,421. Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Ajhuwa had an average literacy rate of 49%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 18% of the population was under 6 years of age as of that census.

Ajhuwa Bazaar[edit]

The market of Ajhuwa, also called Ajuha Bazar, is a popular business centre in leather, vegetables and jaggery, and is an important market for buying and selling of animals by local farmers. It is dominated mainly by Sunaars (goldsmiths) and Bania (merchants).[2]

An Agriculture Market Committee has been established by the Rajya Krishi Utpadan Mandi Parishad (The State Agricultural Produce Marketing Board of Uttar Pradesh) to regulate and develop the Bazar. The committee has an office along one side of the market where there is also a branch of the State Bank of India which provides for easy money transfer/withdrawal by farmers and mandi (market) members.