Bisauli

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Bisauli
city
Bisauli is located in Uttar Pradesh
Bisauli
Bisauli
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°19′N 78°56′E / 28.32°N 78.93°E / 28.32; 78.93Coordinates: 28°19′N 78°56′E / 28.32°N 78.93°E / 28.32; 78.93
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Badaun
Elevation 182 m (597 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,420
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bisauli is a town and a municipal board in Badaun district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It was formerly called Bansauri, which was ruled by Dude Khan who is supposed to be the last Nawab of town. The remains of the fort of Dude Khan can still be seen on the outskirts of the town. The remains are characterized with a zarat considered to be wish-fulfilling. Remains of Dude Khan's court are still visible within the boundary of the fort remains. Not much is known about the history of the town. The town had been the victim of negligence of all the major political parties of the country due to the lack of competent leadership. Most of the leaders selected from the town could not do much except accumulating wealth for themselves.The majority of people in the town is illiterate being exploited by some capitalists. Bisauli is known for its temples and mosques abounding the town. Some of the most famous temples in Bisauli are: Beni Maharaj Mandir, Hathora Wali Devi Mandir, Kali Mandir, Gram Devta Mandir, Thakuran Mandir,and so forth.

Bisauli is a Tehsil in District Badaun which is now developing on a very fast and visible pace. A majority of people in Bisauli practice agriculture and grow a wide variety of crops-potatoes, menthol, wheat, barley, spinach, sugarcane, maize, melon to name a few.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Bisauli had a population of 28,420. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bisauli has an average literacy rate of 49%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 55% and female literacy of 42%. 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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