Lalganj, Uttar Pradesh
|Lalganj, Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh
|• MP||Sonia Gandhi|
|Elevation||142 m (466 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||75.5 ♂/♀|
Lalganj (Hindi: लाल गंज, Urdu: لال گنج) is a town and a nagar panchayat with 50 village panchayats in the Raebareli district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is developing rapidly due to the Rail Coach Factory. Lalganj has the largest railway station in Raebareli district. It is located on the way from Kanpur to Raebareli/Allahabad and Lucknow to Fatehpur.
As of 2001[update] India census, Lalganj had a population of 21,135. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Lalganj has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 65%. In Lalganj, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Famous places are 'Tejgaon Complex' located at main road and Hanuman temple that is located at Behta Chauraha (square). About 67 high schools provide basic education and there are many schools for secondary education as well. There is a post graduate college which offers various courses. The small distance from [Rae Bareli] allows students to study there as well.
The major areas in Main Lalganj are: New Market, Main road, Ghosiyana, Sabji Mandi, Sarafa Mandi, Ambedkar Marg, Saket Nagar, Shanti nagar, Acharya Nagar, Gandhi Chauraha, Lalrajendra Nagar, Nirala Nagar, Harsh Nagar, Yashpal Kapoor Marg, Mahesh Nagar, Tulsi chauraha, Chick Mandi, Sarvodaya Nagar etc.
Rail Coach Factory
This factory was established by the Central Government in the Lalganj and was inaugurated on 7 November 2012 by Congress President Sonia Gandhi. This is third Rail Coach Factory of India. It is located on the Raebareli Road, about four kilometers out of Lalganj. This factory produces AC coaches. Rail Coach Factory, Raebareli is now Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli. Modern Coach Factory manufacture LWACCW, LWACCN, LWSCN, LGS and LWRRM type of coaches. This is the first coach factory in india which manufactures only LHB type coaches.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Lalganj
- "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.