Budhana

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Budhana
Budhana is located in Uttar Pradesh
Budhana
Budhana
Budhana (Uttar Pradesh)
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Muzaffarnagar
Elevation 231 m (758 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 82,439
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 251309
Telephone code 01392
Vehicle registration UP-12

Budhana (Hindi: बुढाना) is a small town, block, tehsil, NagarPannchayat, and one of the constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarnagar district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 India census,[1] the town of Budhana had a population of 32,950. Males constitute 53% (17,416) of the population and females 47% (15,534). Budhana has an average literacy rate of 49%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with a male literacy rate of 57% and a female literacy rate of 40%. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The total population of Budhana Tehsil is 430,700; the male population is 229,877 and the female population is 200,823.

Economy[edit]

The local economy is primarily based on agriculture. Budhana lies in the Upper Doab region, a fertile area close to the Upper Ganges Canal. The main crops are wheat, sugarcane and mustard. People from the surrounding villages come to Budhana for their buying and selling needs.

Bajaj Sugar Mill is just outside the town. It was completed on 31 October 2005 at a cost of Rs 150 crore (USD 37.50 million). It was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav.

Main places[edit]

Religious

  • Chandni Wala Mandir - This old temple is situated in the heart of town, shakti peeth of Maa Santoshi.
  • Nadi Wala Mandir - A beautiful Brahma ji temple situated on the bank of Hindon River well known as Shri Hanandeshwar Dham.
  • Yogpura Mandir - This old temple is situated in town.
  • Shani Dham - A new temple in Yogpura Mandir.
  • Thakur Dwara Mandir - This temple is situated in the main market.
  • Badi Masjid
  • Khatiko Wala Kua - Between Badi Masjid and Chandni Wala Mandir.
  • Imli Wali Masjid (Jama Masjid)
  • Hazrat Peer Shah Vilayat Saheb Dargha
  • Baba Imambargaha and Shia Kabarastan
  • Karbala - Roza-e-Imam Husain
  • Shri 1008 Chandra Prabhu Digamber Jain Mandir - Near Main Market
  • Shri 1008 Parshv Nath Digamber Jain Mandir - Kamal Talkies
  • Shri Shwetamber Jain Sthanak - Behind Government Hospital
  • Shiv Sthal Mandir, mohd. Shawara - Near Money Plus Shopping Point
  • Jafariya Imambargaha

Nearby places of religious importance:

  • Peer Bhasana - A famous Peer situated in a nearby village, Bhasana.
  • The fort of Begum Sumru is in ruins now. Badi Masjid & Eidgah were also constructed a long time back.

Residential

  • There are lot of old and new colonies all around the town. Shawara, Mandi,Bara Bazaar,and Chauta Bazaar areas are the old residential areas. Dayanand Nagar and Krishnapuri is a well-developed colony.
  • Valli - It is the village nearby Budhana of Panwar's. It is approximately 8 km from Budhana.

Junctions

  • Chaudhary Charan Singh Tiraha - This 3-way intersection is in the south-west corner of the town. One road goes inside the town, one for Baraut town and other one for Kandhla and Shamli towns. This junction is also known as 'Chungi' because here people had to pay the toll tax or 'chungi' when they sent their goods to other states. This tax has been abolished now.
  • Mahavir Chowk - This three-way intersection is in the east corner of the town. One road goes to Muzaffarnagar City, one inside the town and other one towards Sabji Mandi (vegetable market) and old bus stand. This junction is also known as 'Ram Chhel Tiraha'.
  • Dayanad Chowk - This is a four-way junction near Arya Samaj Mandir in south corner of town. One road goes to Baraut town; one goes to Kandhla Town; one goes inside the town (namely Dayanand Marg); and one goes to Chaudhary Charan Singh Tiraha.
  • Bharat Chowk - This three-way intersection is in the west corner of the town. One street goes inside the town for Bara Bazar.

Education and colleges[edit]

Higher education[edit]

  • D.A.V. Degree College - Affiliated with Chaudhary Charan Singh University and offers graduate and post-graduate programmes in art
  • Kalyan Dev Mahavidyalya - Girls College - Acts as an extended campus for Baghra branch
  • S.D. Girls Degree College - Girls College - {Choudhary Charan Singh University } All Streams available .

Senior secondary education[edit]

  • B S S Inter College Budhana (mzn) - Affiliated with (up board) provided tha education nursery to 12th standard in science, commerce, art and Urdu streams.
  • Sharde Dham Inter College Budhana
  • D.A.V. Public School - Affiliated with Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (U.P. Board) and (C.B.S.E. Board) provides the education from Nursery to 12th standards in science, commerce, and art streams.
  • D.A.V. Inter College - Affiliated with Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (U.P. Board) provides education from 6th to 12th standards in science, commerce, and art streams.
  • Arya Kanya Senior Secondary School - Girls College offers education from 6th to 12th standards.
  • Kalyan Dev Mahavidyalya - Girls College. 6th to 12th.
  • Shri Digamber Jain Syadwad Kanya Vidyalaya - 6th to 12th.
  • Maples Academy Kandhla Road Budhana MZN - Affiliated with CBSE New Delhi (Kindergarten to 12th standards)

Higher secondary education[edit]

  • Sunrise Public Jr. High School (Affiliated with C.B.S.E.)
  • Ambika Junior High School
  • Dayanand Bal Vidhalaya High School
  • Mother Land Public School
  • Aziz Fatima Public School
  • Zaman Public School
  • Himalya Public School
  • F.D. Public School
  • I.A. Public School (Nur. to 10th class)
  • Dev Rishi Vidya Peeth, Shahdabber
  • Vikas Inter College
  • Shri Digamber Jain Syadwad Vidyalaya - Nursery to 5th
  • Gyan Deep Sishu Mandir, Near Shiv Mandir

Transportation[edit]

Roadways bus service to Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Baraut, Shamli, Kandhla & Khatouli. For Shamli, private bus service is also available.

Transport companies:

  • India Transport Co.
  • Choudhary Road Lines
  • Kisan Transport Co.
  • Dilshad Transport Co.
  • Ghanshyam Das Manoj Kumar (Agarwal Transport)
  • Shree Ram Bus Service (Niranjan Swaroop)

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  • Sharma transport company

Villages in Budhana Tehsil[edit]

Adampur, Alawalpur, Alipur Aterana, Aliyarpur Dei, Aliyarpur Patti, Atali, Bahadurpur Garhi, Bahlolpur, Bahramgarh, Barkata, Baroda, Basdhara, Bawana, Bhasana, Bhora Kalan, Bhora Khurd, Biral, Bitawada, Budhana (NP), Budhana Bagar, Budhana Khadar, Chandheri, Chandpur, Dabal, Dhanayan, Dhindhaoli, Dinkarpur, Dulehra, Durganpur, Etawah, Fatehpur Kheri, Garhi Nawabad, Goela, Habeebpur Sikri, Haloli,HARIYA KHERA,(choota Rajputana),Hazur Nagar, Husainabad Bhambara, Husainpur Kala, Inchaura, Itawa, Jaitpur, Jaula, Jeewna, Jogiya Khera, Kakra, Kalyanpur(Aadil pardhan), Kamalpur, Kamruddeen Nagar, Kaserawa, Khabbarpur, Khanpur, Kheri Gani, Kheri Sundyan, Khizzarpur, Kilasa, Kuralasi, Kurawa, Kurthal, Kutubpur, Loi, Luhsana, Mahaljana, Mahammadpur Junardar, Mandawali Bangar, Mandawali Khadar, Mandwara, Mauhammadpur Raisingh, Morkukka, Mubarakpur, Mundbhar, Nagwa, Nijampur, Palda, Palri, Parasoli, Pura, Purbaliyan, Rajpur Chajpur, Rampur Aterna, Rasoolpur Jatan, Rasulpur Dabheri, Riawali Nagla, Rukanpur, Sadrudeen Nagar,Safipur, Sarai, Satheri, Sauhonjani Bagan, Savtoo (Sahtu), Shahdabbar, Shahjuhdi, Shahpur, Shahpur (NP), Shahpur Basi, Shaoron, Shikarpur, Sisauli (NP), Sultanpur, Tanda Mazra, Toda, Ukawli, Umarpur, Valli, Vigyana, Garhi Sakhawat Pur.kuarlsi

Nearby cities[edit]

Delhi - 85  km, Meerut - 43 km, Shamli - 26 km, Muzaffarnagar - 31 km, Roorkee - 80 km, Haridwar - 110 km, Dehradun - 170 km, Saharanpur - 92 km

Nearby towns and villages

Baraut - 31 km, Kandhla - 20 km, Khatauli - 28 km, Shahpur - 11 km, Nagwa - 12 km, Nirpura - 11 km

City Municipal Board[edit]

  • S.D.M. - Mr. J. P. Gupta, P.C.S.
  • Chairman - Bala Tyagi w/o Jitendra Tyagi
  • Tahsildar - Mr. Harsh Chawal

Notable residents[edit]

Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who became popular after his roles in Kahani and Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), comes from Budhana.[2]

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. 
  2. ^ "Star banna boring lagta hai, says 'Gangs of Wasseypur' actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui". CNN-IBN. Jun 28, 2012. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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