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|Nickname(s): Southern Suburb of Kanpur|
|• Body||Govind Nagar Police Station|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Kanpur Urban|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Govind Nagar|
|Civic agency||Govind Nagar Police Station|
Govind Nagar is a southern neighbourhood of Kanpur named after Govind Vallabh Pant as he inaugurated this locality. It was the largest Vidhan Sabha constituency in Asia until Kidwai Nagar Vidhan Sabha constituency was formed.
It is surrounded by Fazalganj and Pratapganj in the north, Dada Nagar and Barra in the west, Bakarganj and Kidwai Nagar in the east, Juhi and Tulsi Vihar in the south. It is large area comprising Halkawanda Colony, Param Purwa, Saket Nagar.
Govindpuri Railway Station is located in Govind Nagar and Jhakarkatti Bus station 4 km east.
Members of Assembly
|Vidhan Sabha||Duration||Name of the Member||Party Affiliation|
|First||1952-57||Vilayatiram Katyal||Indian National Congress|
|Second||1957-60||Vilayatiram Katyal||Indian National Congress|
|1961-62||Bal Chandrta Mishra||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Third||1962-67||Bal Chandrta Mishra||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Fourth||1967-71||Bal Chandrta Mishra||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Fifth||1971-77||Bal Chandrta Mishra||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Sixth||1977-80||Ajay Kapoor||Indian National Congress|
|Sixth||2007-2012||Ajay Kapoor||Indian National Congress|
|Sixth||2012-||Satyadev Pachauri||Bharatiya Janata Party|