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Shuklaganj is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°28′34″N 80°23′17″E / 26.476°N 80.388°E / 26.476; 80.388Coordinates: 26°28′34″N 80°23′17″E / 26.476°N 80.388°E / 26.476; 80.388
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Unnao
Named for AN Shukla
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Gangaghat Municipal Committee
Population (2011)
 • Total 84,072
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209861
Vehicle registration UP-35
Nearest city Kanpur
Literacy 80%
Lok Sabha constituency Unnao
Vidhan Sabha constituency Unnao Sadar

Shuklaganj(officially Gangaghat) is situated in Unnao district, but it is also considered as a suburb of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, located on the banks of holy river Ganges about 5 km from Kanpur on the SH 58 to Unnao.The population was 370803 as of the 2001 census.According to census of 2011 it is 884072. It has 80% of literacy and is 5 km from Kanpur Cantonment. Shuklaganj was once known as Gangaghat.Though it lies in Unnao district, it lies adjacent to Kanpur and hence is a suburb of Kanpur.The city is enlisted as a municipality of Kanpur Metropolitan Area.


Shuklaganj was established in 1935 Shuklaganj by DC A.N Shukla. In 1976, Bal Govind Montessori school made for infants. Each of the Foundation Day on February 8 cricket tournament held at the stadium is made ramkali goddess. He said that 8 of the 78 th Foundation Day on February Shuklaganj final tournament will be played. In addition to the tournament trophy to the winning team will be prizes.[1][2]

By rail[edit]

Shuklaganj has a railway station named Kanpur Bridge Left Bank on the Kanpur-Lucknow line. Kanpur Central which is about 6 km away is major railhead.

By air[edit]

Kanpur Civil Airport is nearest airport but Kanpur Chakeri airport is nearest domestic airport.Lucknow Airport is nearest international airport.