Kanpur Dehat district
|Kanpur Dehat district
कानपुर देहात जिला
|District of Uttar Pradesh|
Location of Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh
|Headquarters||Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat|
|Tehsils||1. Akbarpur, 2. Bhognipur, 3. Rasulabad, 4. Derapur , 5. Sikandara , 6. Maitha|
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Akbarpur|
|• Assembly seats||1. Rasulabad 2. Akbarpur-Raniya, 3. Sikandra and 4. Bhognipur|
|• Total||3,021 km2 (1,166 sq mi)|
Kanpur District was divided into two districts, namely Kanpur Nagar and Kanpur Dehat in year 1977. The two were reunited again in 1979 and again separated in 1981. Uttar Pradesh government decided to rename Kanpur Dehat district as Ramabai Nagar district on 1 July 2010. In July 2012, it was returned to Kanpur Dehat.
Member of Legislative Council, Kanpur Graduate Constituency is Arun Pathak, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) (from 23 January 2015) Kanpur city, Kanpur Dehat and Unnao districts are included in Kanpur Graduate constituency.
List of MLA`s & MP`s
Name of Vidhan Sabha | Name of MLA | Name of Lok Sabha | Name of MP |
- Akbarpur-Rania-206 |Ram Swaroop Singh(SP) | Akbarpur-44 |Devendra Singh Urf Bhole Singh(BJP) |
- Bhognipur-208 |Yogendra Pal Singh(SP) | Jalaun (SC)-45 |Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma(BJP) |
- Rasulabad(SC)-205 |Shiv Kumar Beriya(SP) | Kannauj -42 | Dimpal Singh (SP) |
- Sikandara(207) | Indra Pal Singh(BSP) | Etawah(SC)-41 | Ashok Kumar Dohare(BJP) |
The district is well connected by railways. Three rail tracks run through Kanpur Dehat district. The railway route connecting Delhi to Hawrah belonging to North Central zone of Indian Railways is passing through centre of the district. This railway track is broad gauge and fully electrified. The railway stations on this route through the district are Bhaupur, Maitha, Roshan Mau Halt, Rura, Ambiyapur, Jhinjhak and Parjani Halt. Rura Railway Station is the main railway Station of Kanpur Dehat District.
The second track is Kanpur to Jhansi railway line. The railway stations on this route are Binaur, Rasulpur Gogumau, Tilaunchi, Paman, Lalpur, Malasa, Pukhrayan and Chaunrah. This broad gauge railway track is electrified also belongs to North Central zone.
The third railway line converted to broad gauge belongs to North Eastern Railway zone. The track runs parallel to the Ganges river. This track is also electrified.
- Amar shaheed Raja Dariyavchand (1857- Revolution)
- Shahpur ki Rani (1857)
- Raja Vijay Singh (Barhapur)(1857)
- Awanti Bai (1857)
- Jhalkari Bai (1857)
- Shiv Ram Pandey (Juriya): Became first Member of Legislative Assembly Uttar Pradesh form Derapur constituency district Kanpur after Independence
- Shambhu Dayal Chaturvedi (Badagaon Bhikkhi): Became first Pradhan of village Badagaon Bhikkhi and Block Pramukh of block Derapur district Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
- Ram Khilawan Mishra (Injuwarampur): Became first Pradhan of village Injuwarampur, tehsil Derapur district Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
- Jang Bahadur Singh (Kathara) : Became first chairman of District Board of Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
- Shishupal Singh Kushwah (Bahiri Umari): Became first member of District Board of Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
- Nityanand Pandey
- Ram swaroop Gupta (Pukhrayan)
- Pt.Vishwambhar Nath Dwivedi (Pukhrayan)
- Ramadhar Tyagi
- Dwijendra Nath Shukla
- Rameshwar Dayal Dwivedi
- Ram Kumar Sachan
- Asharfi Lal Mishra 
- Ram Khilawan Shukla
- Shukla Talab (Akbarpur)
- RSGU Post Graduate College Pukhrayan
- Akbarpur Degree College Akbarpur Kanpur Dehat
- Govt.Degree College,Akbarpur,Kanpur Dehat
- R P S Inter College Rura
- RSGU Inter College Pukhrayan
- Akbarpur Inter College Akbarpur
- Galuapur Inter College Galuapur
- Patel Vidyapeeth Inter College Baraur
- Gram Vikas Inter College Budhauli
- Shri Gandhi Inter College Jhinjhak
- C.D.Girls Inter College Rura
- Government Girls Inter College Pukhrayan
- ASDC Inter College Rasulabad
- Tarachand Inter College Sheoli
- Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College Sikandara
- Shiv Nath Singh Kshetriya Vidyalay Inter College Ranjeetpur
- Shri Ayoddhya Singh Sarvjanik Inter College Kashipur
- Shri Ram Ratan Girls Inter College Jhinjhak
- Jageshwar Prasad Inter College Kathara-Rasulabad
- Bal Govind Sarvjanik Inter College Prayagpur-Khanpur
- Nonapur Inter College Nonapur
- Kanchan Singh Bhooli Devi Degree College, Sarvankhara.
- Shivvati Shivnandan Shukla Mahavidalya, Pukhrayan.
- P.Triyugi Narayan Degree College, Mangalpur.
- Sarla Dwivedi Mahavidyalaya, Akbarpur.
- Darsan Singh Smrati Mahavidlay, Kanchosi Bajar
- Pt.Kundan Lal Shukla Mahavidyalaya,Prasiddhpur,Raniya.
- Gurha Devi Shyam Bihari Mahavidyalaya, Derapur
- Mayank Shekhar Mahavidyalaya,Kourawa
- Pt.O.P.Sharma Degree College Rura
- Janka Devi Degree College Rura
- Vivekanand Rastriy Inter College Pukhrayan
- Devi Sahay Inter college Derapur
- Gandhi Inter College Nonari
- Janta Inter College Asalatganj
- Gandhi Faze A Aam Tech. Inter College Asalatganj
- Shri Malveey Inter College Mugisapur
- Janta Inter College Gaurikaran
- Janta Inter College Ramau
- Janta Audyogik Inter College Sherpur Guda
- Nehru Smarak Inter College Shahjahanpur
- Patel Inter College Shekhpur,Bhognipur
- CPKU Inter College Musanagar
- Dayanand Gram Audyogik Inter College Barhapur
- Shri Ram Ratan Audyogik Krishi Inter College Jhinjhak
- Jankalyan Inter College Ursan
- Shri Ram Ratan College Kanchausi-Bazar
- Shri Shive Sahay Inter College Kauru Farhadpur
- Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Inter College Rajpur
- Pataleshwar Inter College Dohrapur
- Rashtriya Sarvjanik Inter College Bhikhnapur
- Nehru Inter College Gajner
- UN Singh Inter Ccollege Jindaura
- Baghpur Inter College Baghpur
- Ramakant Sundar Lal Inter College Gahlon
- Shri Krishnayurvedic Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya Musanagar
- Shri VMS Inter College Katethi
- Akbarpur Girls Inter College Akbarpur
- Shri Krishna Audyogik Inter College Mohammadpur
- Babu Dashrath Singh Inter College Aurangabad
- Adarsh Kisan Inter College Hasemau
- Janta Inter College Umarpur
- Bhewan Inter College Bhewan
- Shri Gandhi Balika Vidyalay Inter College Jhinjhak
- Shri Nehru Inter College Rasdhan
- Shri Ram Janki Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya Gauriyapur
- Adarsh Janta Inter College Dobha
- Shri Brij Bihari Mehrotra Inter College Amraudha
- CPKU Inter College Musanagar
- Shri Shankar Inter College Sujaur
- Kshetriy Inter College Fatehpur Roshnayi
- Jantantra Inter College Saintha
- Pt.Triyugi Narayan Mahavidyalaya Mangalpur
- Kendriya Vidhyalaya mati Akbarpur
- Janta High School Maitha Railway Station
According to the 2011 census Kanpur Dehat district has a population of 1,795,092, roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia or the US state of Nebraska. This gives it a ranking of 268th in India (out of a total of 640 districts). The district has a population density of 594 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,540/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.82%. Kanpur Dehat has a sex ratio of 862 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 77.52%.
Cricket is a major sport in this city. The local cricket association organizes different types of tournaments. Radheyshyam league is a major Club cricket league being played here.
Since the Mughal road (Grand Trunk Road) passes through Kanpur Dehat district, there are many Kos Minar (mile pillars) in the district. Some of them are protected monuments, notable ones are at Bhognipur, Chapar Ghata, Deosar, Gaur, Halia, Jallapur Sikandara, Pailwaru, Pitampur, Raigawan, Rajpur, Sankhiln Buzurg, Sardarpur.
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- "Kanpur Dehat". District administration. Retrieved 2010-08-18.
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- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01.
Gambia, The 1,797,860 July 2011 est.
- "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30.