Shohratgarh

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Shohratgarh Town is a Largest Nagar Panchayat and Tehsil in Siddharthnagar District. Total population of the town is more than 25,000 and it aspires to get status of Nagar Palika Parishad.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011, the India census has stated that the population of Shohratgarh is 25000 .to above [1]

Males constitute about 52 percent of the total population and females 48 percent. The literacy rate of Shohratgarh is about 60 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent. Male literacy is 67 percent, and female literacy is 51 percent. In Shohratgarh, 17 percent of the population is under six years of age. It is a minority dominated area. There is a palace in Shohratgarh belongs to Raja of Shohratgarh. Shivpati College is also here.[citation needed]

Transport[edit]

Shohratgarh railway station (station code–SOT) is located on the way to Gorakhpur from Gonda via loop line, an earlier meter gauge that has since been converted to broad gauge Indian Railway and Buddhist circuit road, NH-730 the transport facility of Uttar Pradesh.

Business[edit]

The agriculture related products are found in the market at large for business and trade. Several shops are located in the middle of this town for marketable purpose. The money transactions are done through various banks:

  1. State Bank of India is located on Ban Ganga Road (Near Ban Ganga crossing) heading towards Barhni.
  2. Punjab National Bank is situated in the premises of Shiva Pati PG College (Behind the Shohratgarh Railway station).
  3. HDFC Bank near Bora Petrol Pump
  4. Purvanchal Gramin Bank Main Road Shohratgarh Siddharthnagar

Social activities[edit]

Shohratgarh Environmental Society (SES) is a well-known organization located in the town that advocates for environmental protection. SES also works on issues of agriculture, livelihood, health, education, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.

References[edit]

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008. 

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