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Dohrighat is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°16′N 83°31′E / 26.26°N 83.52°E / 26.26; 83.52Coordinates: 26°16′N 83°31′E / 26.26°N 83.52°E / 26.26; 83.52
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mau
Elevation 66 m (217 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,245
Languages Spoken : Hindi and Bhojpuri
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Dohrighat is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mau district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a beautiful place where you can see so many temples like Hanumangarhi, Janki Mandir, Mukti Dham, Kalchaura and some mosques are also located there.


Dohrighat is located at 26°16′N 83°31′E / 26.26°N 83.52°E / 26.26; 83.52.[1] It has an average elevation of 66 metres (216 feet).

Historical city[edit]

Dohrighat is a historical city. Ram and Lord Shiva meet here then it was name of Dohrighat. Here situated two temple like Janki Mandir and Gauri shanker Ghat. Dohrighat is very nice place. Author:-Anupam rai and Rajay Yadav Basiyaram Dohrighat and Suraj Singh Chauhan.

The name: Dohri ghat (Do Hari) comes from the fact that two Vishnu (Hari) avatars met here - 6th avatar Parshuram, and 7th avatar Shri Ram. On the way back from Mithila, after Sita-Ram marriage, Parshuram met Shri Ram here, and tested that He was truly the one who broke Shiva's arrow. This historical place, thus, is known as Dohri ghat.

The head cannal is an 2nd large pump nahar in Asia and its build 5 km from concrete and elevated. It is pumped from Ghagra (saryu) river and through 12 large and medium pumps and then make canal and it is a lifeline for eastern UP till Balia district. This pump cannal was built in the 1st five-year planning after Independence in 1952.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Dohrighat had a population of 10,245. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Dohrighat has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68% and, female literacy is 52%. In Dohrighat, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Dohrighat has one post graduate colleges:

  • The Parvati Post Graduate College of Dohrighat
  • Jaunpur University offers a number of courses within Dohrighat.