Karnawal

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Karnawal
city
Main Entrance gate of Karnawal village
Main Entrance gate of Karnawal village
Karnawal is located in Uttar Pradesh
Karnawal
Karnawal
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 29°06′N 77°31′E / 29.100°N 77.517°E / 29.100; 77.517Coordinates: 29°06′N 77°31′E / 29.100°N 77.517°E / 29.100; 77.517
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Meerut
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,618
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Karnawal is a town and a nagar panchayat in Meerut district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This village is located near Sardhana and Barnava. The name Karnawal is derived from the name "Karna" of Mahabharata.

Notable persons[edit]

In 1975, Karnawal became a nagar panchayat of Meerut district. The late Sujeet Kumar became the first chairman of the town; Ranveer Singh, Satish Kumar (Pappu), and Smt. Sumitra Devi have also been the chairman or chairperson of the town. Presently, Smt. Sarla Phugat, widow of Sujeet Kumar, is chairperson of Karnawal. The town has produced many leading PCS, engineers, researchers, scientists, BPOs, lawyers, and businessmen. It has people of many castes and religions.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Karnawal had a population of 12,618. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Karnawal has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 37%. In Karnawal, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.Karnawal is around 12 KM away from main city on Sardhana Binoli road.Sugarcane is main crop of this village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.