Civil Lines, Bareilly

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Civil Lines
Neighbourhood
Civil Lines is located in Uttar Pradesh
Civil Lines
Civil Lines
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°20′23″N 79°25′21″E / 28.339817°N 79.422483°E / 28.339817; 79.422483Coordinates: 28°20′23″N 79°25′21″E / 28.339817°N 79.422483°E / 28.339817; 79.422483
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Bareilly district, Uttar Pradesh
Metro Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
Government
 • Body Bareilly Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bareilly (Lok Sabha constituency), Uttar Pradesh
Vidhan Sabha constituency Bareilly City, Bareilly division, Uttar Pradesh
Civic agency Bareilly Municipal Corporation

Civil Lines is a Civil Lines commercial street located near the town centre in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located centrally in the city of Bareilly and is shopping district for the local population.

History[edit]

The name Civil Lines comes from the time of the British Raj, when the city of Delhi was organized into separate areas where the British Military and Civilian buildings were located. Areas where civilians lived were demarcated as Civil Lines. Later most of the prominent North Indian cities, including Bareilly, adopted this name for their commercial areas.

Commercial[edit]

Most of the brands having present on the street include Adidas, Levi's, United Colors of Benetton, Reebok, Van Heusen, Wrangler, Red Tape, BlackBerry, Woodland, U.S Polo, John Player and Nike, whereas Indian brands such as Roopam and Overall also have their showrooms on the street.

Civil Lines has a mix of restaurants and street food. Some of the restaurants include Amber, Swarn Tower, Pancham, The Host, Raj Darbar, 24-Carat, Hotel Sita-Kiran, Krishna Business Inn and Hotel Rohilla.

The area has four theatres, which are Prabha, Jagat, Prasad and Amba Theatre. All the theatres are quite old and house a single screen.

Temples[edit]

Ancient Hanuman Mandir is one of the most popular temples of Bareilly with large crowds on Tuesday.

Other facilities[edit]

Kotwali or Principle Thana (Police Station) of Bareilly is also located on the street along with the Old Bareilly Roadways (Inter-city Bus Stand).

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