Sahawar

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Sahawar Town
सहावर
Town
Sahawar Town is located in Uttar Pradesh
Sahawar Town
Sahawar Town
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°48′N 78°51′E / 27.8°N 78.85°E / 27.8; 78.85Coordinates: 27°48′N 78°51′E / 27.8°N 78.85°E / 27.8; 78.85
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kasganj
Government
 • Type Nagar Panchayat
Elevation 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 24,457
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 207245
Telephone code 05744
Vehicle registration UP87

Sahawar formerly known as "Sukh Chain Nagri & Sahabon ki Nagri" is a town and a nagar panchayat, as well as Tehsil in Kasganj district in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. Previously, it was part of district Etah.

Geography[edit]

Sahawar is located at 27°48′N 78°51′E / 27.8°N 78.85°E / 27.8; 78.85.[1] It has an average elevation of 176 metres (577 feet). Sahawar is a co-community town. Here is 700 years older Jama Masjid along with Dargah named Mamu Bhanje and Famous Lord Radha Krishna Temple located in the city. Most popular trade in town is Home made Churna. Sahawar Town is second railway station en route Kasganj to Kanpur. The famous temples are Shri Maa Gamaa Devi Temple,Devi Durga (Badi Mata)Temple, Shivalaya Temple and Famous Dargahs are Ramzan Shah Baba, Sufi Shah. Sahawar,Surround s 100km away from famous cities Bareilly, Mathura, Agra, Aligarh, Mainpuri and Almost 250Km From National Capital New Delhi & State Capital Lucknow. It is just 12km away from famous religious town Soron the birth Palace of Tulsi das Lord Barah. and just 20Km far from Mahabharata State & Birth Palace of Hz.Ameer Khushro Patiyali.

Politics[edit]

The current chairman of Sahawar town is Ms. Zahida Sultan, daughter of Ex-MP late Musheer Ahmad Khan. Zahida Sultan won the elections and has taken over as the Chairman on 1st December 2017.

Education[edit]

There are two degree colleges for higher education- Sir M U Degree College and Dr Rishikant Siddhartha Mahavidyalaya. The colleges have B.A, B.Sc, B.Ed and other courses. Institutes for Higher secondary education:- Sahawar Bal Vidya Peeth junior high school, Shri Gandhi Inter college, Islamia Inter College, Green wood public school, C.P.V.public School.CBSE Pattern,S.D.S .Public school with CBSE Pattern.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Sahawar had a population of 24,457. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Sahawar has an average literacy rate of 66%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 42%, and female literacy is 28%. In Sahawar, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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