Etmadpur

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Etmadpur
city
Etmadpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Etmadpur
Etmadpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°14′23″N 78°12′00″E / 27.23972°N 78.2°E / 27.23972; 78.2Coordinates: 27°14′23″N 78°12′00″E / 27.23972°N 78.2°E / 27.23972; 78.2
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Agra
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,897
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0562
Vehicle registration UP80

Etmadpur is a town (tehsil) in Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located westward 19 km from Agra.It is 274 km far from state capital Lucknow.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Etmadpur had a population of 19,412. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Etmadpur has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 45%. In Etmadpur, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

About the town[edit]

It is a small town located on national highway 2 connecting Delhi to Kolkata. The town is believed to be named after Mirza Ghiyas Beg the I'timād-ud-Daulah, a Mughal official, father of Nur Jahan and grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal.

There is one main market, a police station, a couple of banks such as State Bank of India, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, schools, a post office and one government run hospital.

Some of the prominent schools are the following:

  1. Janta Inter College (government run)
  2. P.L. Public School (For Kids)
  3. Jain Vidhyalaya
  4. Mahendrabhan Vimladevi Inter College (for girls)
  5. other Competition Coaching Center
  6. KM Tyagi Classes, Barhan Tiraha
  7. Chandel Classes, (Satauli Baghelan Near P.L. Public School)
  8. Rajoriya's Rockford Academy (English and personality classess), Near puspa devi hospital

Etmadpur has a couple of higher education institutes as well. Some of them are KP Engineering College, Dr. ZH Institute of Technology & Management and Anjali Institute of Management.

Near Etmadpur in Sawai village famous Yoga Ashram of Mahaprabhu Shri Ramlal ji Maharaj and Gurudev Chandra Mohan ji Maharaj is situated. It is named Shri Siddha Gufa Sawai and has been built in vast area. Thousands of devotees and seekers visit this holy place. Sankat Haran temple is devoted to Lord Hanuman whose huge idol had been erected in the campus. There are also four jain temples among which the biggest one, Trimurti Mandir, is situated near the highway. There is also a Devi temple known as Khairani Mata Mandir.

New ploting were made by builders and private township also established in 2015 near ACE College of Engineering & Management 7 km. Stone, NH-2, 'Opp. Budia ka Taal', Agra - Kanpur Road, Etmadpur.

Ram Pratap Singh of the Bhartiya Janta Party won the 2017 state assembly elections to become the MLA from Etmadpur.[2]".

Nearby villages[edit]

Some of the villages in the vicinity of Etmadpur with their distances are as follows:

  1. Bhikanpur Bakarpur (2.4 km)
  2. Surehra (3.6 km)[Surehra was a Zamindari Estate and title of "RAO",Under which 20 Villages Area.
                      Surehra was Founded by Rao Sonepal Singh Solanki Ji in 1688.]
  1. Lakhna Mai (4.6 km)
  2. Nagla Kehari (5.8 km)[founded by Kehari Singh Yadav]
  3. Mitaoli (5.1 km)
  4. Nawal Pur (5.4 km)
  5. Dhaurra (5.5 km)
  6. Garhibachchi (5.9 km)
  7. Burj Khanjar(5.2 km)
  8. Daya ram garhi(3 km)
  9. Tarrakpur(9 km)
  10. Nagla Arjun (14 km)
  11. Burj Karher (9 km)
  12. Sawai(1.5 km)
  13. Baswala(10 km)Tyagi village