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Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sant Kabir Nagar
 • Total 5,000 km2 (2,000 sq mi)
Population (Muslim)
 • Total 5,000
 • Rank 1st in Indian village
 • Density 1.0/km2 (2.6/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Gorakhpur

Basdila is one of the oldest villages of district Basti (currently falling under Sant Kabir Nagar district) in Uttar Pradesh in North India.

Basdila is famous for the Sunni Madrasa Darul Uloom Tadrisul Islam establish in the British Era, pre independence India.[1][2] Darul Uloom is a government aided institute established around the year 1940, currently serving approximately 800 students. The founding stone of this Madrasa was laid down by late. Master Inamulla Khan , and late master Mohd Ali was one of the best teacher in mathematics in madarasa .[citation needed]

A very famous place near to Basdila is Sant Kabir Nagar Maghar where Sant Kabir spent a significant part of his life. Sant Kabir, as per popular lore, was buried as well as cremated near this place. His Samadhi is present as a proof of this historical connection.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2009-09-10. 
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