Bahadurganj, Ghazipur

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Bahadurganj

Abdulpur
Bahadurganj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bahadurganj
Bahadurganj
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°53′54″N 83°13′20″E / 25.89833°N 83.22222°E / 25.89833; 83.22222Coordinates: 25°53′54″N 83°13′20″E / 25.89833°N 83.22222°E / 25.89833; 83.22222
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictGhazipur
Established1742; 279 years ago (1742)
Founded byNawab Sheikh Abdullah
Government
 • ChairmanRayaz Ahmad Ansari (QED)
Area
 • Total20.1354 km2 (7.7743 sq mi)
Elevation
I'm
67.876 m (222.690 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total22,068
 • Density5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bahadurganji
Languages
 • OfficialHindi English Urdu Bhojpuri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
275201
Telephone Code05493
Vehicle registrationUP 61

Bahadurganj is a Municipality located of Zahurabad pargama of the Kasimabad Tehsil in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh, India. Bahadurganj is located one the banks of Tamsa and Bhainsahi rivers.[1][2][3]

Originally Bahadurganj was before known as Abdulpur but later in the family of Sheikh Abdullah a Nawab name as Nawab Bahadur Shah Khan brought many merchants and established Abdulpur market in 1810. Bahadur Shah was a desedent of Azim Ali Khan. Later, in 1850s the market derived its name as Ganj and the place got the name Bahadurganj. After, some years more families migrated to the Abdulpur and Bahadurganj market was divided in four parts name as Bahadurganj, Puraniganj, Imamganj and Dakhinganj. The land spread of Bahadurganj was 20,300 acres in year 1900 and the total geographical area was 686 acres.

Location[edit]

Bahadurganj is located 12 km from Mau and about 42 km from Ghazipur. It is located at the southern bank of the Tamsa River.[3]

Religions[edit]

The major religious groups are Muslims and Hindu, constituting 57% and 44.8% of the population respectively.[4]

Religions in Bahadurganj[5]
Religion Percent
Hindus
44.8%
Muslims
57%
Christians
0.001%
Jains
0.000%
Others†
0.001%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.000%), Buddhists (<0.001%).

Local culture[edit]

Major festivals in Bahadurganj include Ram Navami, Mawlid, and Muharram Durga, which occur annually. Celebrations are also organized at Dashahara, Eid-ul-Adha, Eid-ul-Fitr, Holi, Ramzan-ul-Mubarak, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, Shab-e-Barat, Christmas, and Easter, as well as the national holidays of Independence Day and Republic Day.[6]

Despite the lack of a major Shiite community in the town, the month of Muharram is celebrated by some. On the tenth day of Muharram, the ritual of Ashura is held on the east side of the town. On the banks of the Tamsa River, which is also called the Dhobi Ghat, is the nearby village Rasulpur, through a Tujia river. There are three tahas of this town. People start coming here in the afternoon, and the three wooden equals of the town also go. In this town, people from all religions gather in celebration of different festivals.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 India census,[1] Bahadurganj had 13 wards and a population of 22068. 51.56% of the population is male; 48.44% is female. Bahadurganj has an average literacy rate of 71.26%, higher than the state average of 67.68%. The literacy rate is 78.01% among men and 64.08% among women. 16.80% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The State Bank Of India, Union Bank of India, District Cooperative Bank, and Sub Post Office provide banking services and ATM facilities. Sub Post Office is now providing CBS facilities.[1]

Chairman[edit]

The first Nagar Palika election was held in 1942.[citation needed]

List Of Chairmen

  • Nabedad Khan, (CPI) (1942–1947)
  • Gulab Chand, CPI (1947–1952)
  • Abul Khan, CPI (1952–1957)
  • Nijamuddin Khan, CPI (1957–1962)
  • Rafiullah Khan, CPI (1962–1967)
  • Habbibullah Khan, CPI (1967–1977)
  • Makshood Khan, BSP (1977–1982)
  • Shanti Verma, BJP (1982–1987)
  • Amina Abdullah Raini, BJP (1987–1992)
  • Reyaj Ahmad ANSARI, BSP (1992–1997)
  • Reyaj Ahmad Ansari, Samajwadi Party (1997–2002)
  • Reyaj Ahmad Ansari, Quami Ekta Dal (2002–2007)
  • Nikhat Parveen, BSP (2007-2011)
  • REYAZ AHMAD ANSARI (2011 - 2015)
  • REYAZ AHMAD ANSARI (2015-2020)
  • NIKHAT PARVEEN CURRENT CHAIRMAN

Weather[edit]

Climate data for Bahadurganj
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
26
(79)
33
(91)
39
(102)
42
(108)
40
(104)
34
(93)
33
(91)
33
(91)
33
(91)
29
(84)
25
(77)
33
(90)
Average low °C (°F) 9
(48)
11
(52)
16
(61)
22
(72)
26
(79)
28
(82)
26
(79)
26
(79)
24
(75)
20
(68)
14
(57)
10
(50)
19
(67)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12
(0.5)
18
(0.7)
9
(0.4)
0
(0)
0
(0)
96
(3.8)
144
(5.7)
162
(6.4)
201
(7.9)
24
(0.9)
3
(0.1)
6
(0.2)
675
(26.6)
Source: [Bahadurganj Weather]

Naburhoods[edit]

  • Bahadurganj
  • Puraniganj
  • Bhumihar Toli
  • Dakinganj
  • Chhawani
  • Abdulpur-
  • Sadar Bazar
  • Takia WM.
  • Imlitar
  • Kasab Tola
  • Jama Masjid
  • Chowk Dwar
  • Mallah Toli
  • Mahua Tar
  • Barwa Tar
  • Gudadi Bazar (Ghas Bazar)
  • Darji Tola
  • Anar Masjid
  • Imam Ganj
  • Nayi Basti
  • Dumdera
  • Pattigarh (Gadhwa Par)
  • Chandika Sthan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  2. ^ a b "Bahadurganj Ghazipur Pin Code | Postal Code (Zip Code) of Bahadurganj Ghazipur, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India". India TV News. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Bahadurganj Location Map, Where is Bahadurganj". Maps of India. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  4. ^ "धर्म और जाति के नाम पर देश को बांटने की हो रही है राजनीति : शिवधर यादव". Dainik Bhaskar (in Hindi). 11 March 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Ghazipur | India". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 28 July 2020.