Jalesar

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Jalesar Town
Jalesar
Nupur Nagri
town
Jalesar is located in Uttar Pradesh
Jalesar
Jalesar
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°29′N 78°19′E / 27.48°N 78.32°E / 27.48; 78.32Coordinates: 27°29′N 78°19′E / 27.48°N 78.32°E / 27.48; 78.32
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Etah
Population (2011)
 • Total 55,662
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 207302
Vehicle registration UP 82

Jalesar is a town and a municipal board in Etah district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is connected by road to other towns such as Hathras, Etah, Aligarh, Firozabad and it is approx 41 km from Agra.

Geography[edit]

Jalesar is located at 27°29′N 78°19′E / 27.48°N 78.32°E / 27.48; 78.32.[1] It has an average elevation of 173 metres (567 feet). Jalesar is connected to major towns of Uttar Pradesh like Aligarh, Hathras, Agra, Etah and Firozabad by road. On 10 December 2016 Union Minister Mr. Nitin Gadkari has extended Jaipur Bareilly 4 lane NH 21 via Agra, Jalesar. Road connectivity from Delhi has been improved by formation of Taj Express way which connects Jalesar via Khair and Aligarh on one hand, and on the other hand, is connected via Raya, Mursan and Hathras to Taj Expressway. Rail Connectivity exists from Jalesar town to Tundla and Etah however to connect to Rail network, Recently a new line also added to Jalesar Rail Network which connected to agra, Residents have to travel to nearby station Jalesar Road or Hathras Junctions which are 14 km and 24 km respectively. This network helps to travel from Allahabad to Delhi via 3 trains, Mahananda Express, Muri Express and HAD/TAD passenger. Road conditions are a bit shaky however connectivity via Agra and Hathras are better.

Demographics[edit]

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Jalesar is a Nagar Palika Parishad city in district of Etah, Uttar Pradesh. The Jalesar city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Jalesar Nagar Palika Parishad has population of 38,130 of which 20,173 are males while 17,957 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5287 which is 13.87% of total population of Jalesar (NPP). In Jalesar Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 890 against state average of 912. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Jalesar is around 886 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Jalesar city is 69.62% higher than state average of 67.68%. In Jalesar, Male literacy is around 74.92% while female literacy rate is 63.68%.

Jalesar Nagar Palika Parishad has total administration over 6,846 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Nagar Palika Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Areas[edit]

Jalesar town has been built around market which is spread roughly 4 km in length. Main markets are Nala Bazar, Market near Tehsil and Mandi Market. Main Areas are Nala Bazar, Sabzi Mandi, Ghantaghar, Mohalla Pansariyan, Mohalla Hatonda, Mohalla Nakta Kua, Golnagar, Gandhi Chowk, Saray Khanam, Sher Ganj, Mahavir Ganj and outskirts of Nidholi Kalan Bus Adda, Agra Bus Adda and Hathras Junction. Jalesar is famous for brass moulding and machining which takes place in areas like Golnagar, Sher Ganj and Nakta Kua.

Tourism[edit]

Patna Bird Sanctuary is a lovely place to visit which is situated approximately 5.5 km away on Sikandra Rao Road. Best time to visit this place is September to February however in December and January, it becomes residence of migrated birds from European and American zones. Jalesar is a town of brass and famous for its 'Pital Udhyog' which has never faded its shine. Jalesar is known for its cast bells, the major component of whose brass is iron [2]. Famous Temples are Ram Mandir in Gali Boharan,Chintaharan Mandir near Govt. Hospital,Pathwari Mandir situated on road to Hathras Junction and Hanuman Mandir in Mahavir Ganj. Other temples in the area are Bhairo Bagichi, Dwarkadheesh Mandir and Agrasen Mandir. Jalesar is famous for Saturday Jaat for which people from farther towns and villages visit to devote their respect. This has been custom for many years and being continued. Another attraction, is Dargah Place which is located near old Basant Vatika and has been a place to Organize Urs Fair which is enjoyed by residents. Dargah place has holistic importance for its residents.

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