Phaphamau

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Phaphamau
town
Phaphamau is located in Uttar Pradesh
Phaphamau
Phaphamau
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°32′N 81°52′E / 25.533°N 81.867°E / 25.533; 81.867Coordinates: 25°32′N 81°52′E / 25.533°N 81.867°E / 25.533; 81.867
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Allahabad
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 211013
Nearest city Allahabad
Lok Sabha constituency Allahabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Allahabad North

Phaphamau is a satellite locality/township of the city of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, located on either side of Allahabad-Lucknow highway. It lies on the banks of the Ganges River.

Allahabad Development Authority has developed a residential colony called as "Shantipuram" and now it is expanding in many sectors. The colony was earlier named as Shringverpuram.

History[edit]

During the 1857 uprising, a temple in Phaphamau was used for anti-British activities. It was later destroyed by the British, and the temple leader was hanged.[1]

The old Temple of Lord Shaker ji, which is located in village Pandila, which is also called Pandeshwer Nath Dham. This temple is 5 km from Phaphamau.

Education[edit]

Devprayag day boarding school (ICSE) Nursery to XII std, Devprayag Institute of Technical Studies (Engineering college), Devprayag Institute of Management (MBA college), Ganga Gurukulam School,School Of wisdom, Shiv Ganga Vidya Mandir School,[2] and "Hartmann Ganj" christian school are all located in Gaddopur, Phaphamau. There is also a homeopathic medical college situated in Shantipuram colony of Phaphamau.

Transport[edit]

The town has an old airport which was operated by Royal Indian Airforce during the 2nd world war. The airstrip is now abandoned.

Phaphamau is well connected by road and railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kama Maclean (28 August 2008). Pilgrimage and Power: The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954. OUP USA. p. 79. ISBN 978-0-19-533894-2. 
  2. ^ "Shiv Ganga Vidya Mandir". www.sgvmalld.org. Retrieved 2017-01-21. 

1. Devprayag School & College http://devprayagsc.org/

2. Devprayag Institute of Technical & Management studies http://devprayag.ac.in

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