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Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Varanasi
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,432
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Shivdaspur is a census town and a red light village in Varanasi in eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. It resides on periphery of Varanasi city, surrounded by Lahartara, Manduadih. Some houses serve as cheap brothels in this locality of Shivdaspur. NGO Gudia work here for the prevention of prostitution, rescue of new girls in the flesh trade.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Shivdaspur had a population of 11,432. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Shivdaspur has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 48%. In Shivdaspur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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. 

Coordinates: 29°46′01″N 77°29′23″E / 29.76694°N 77.48972°E / 29.76694; 77.48972