Katra is a locality/township of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the major markets of Allahabad city and is located in the Allahabad-02 region of the city. With the passage of time, it has developed a lot and has many branded exclusive showrooms. One can find everything and anything in this market. Local people terms it as a paradise for the shoppers. The market is divided into 4 lanes from Netram crossing- Old Katra, New Katra & Katra Extension. The nearby area which is known as New Katra is a complete residential area and houses some of the wealthy and famous families of the city. The prominent among them was "Sial" family.