Singahi Bhiraura

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Singahi Bhiraura
Singahi Bhiraura is located in Uttar Pradesh
Singahi Bhiraura
Singahi Bhiraura
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°18′57.91″N 80°53′35.22″E / 28.3160861°N 80.8931167°E / 28.3160861; 80.8931167Coordinates: 28°18′57.91″N 80°53′35.22″E / 28.3160861°N 80.8931167°E / 28.3160861; 80.8931167
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Lakhimpur Kheri
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,125
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 262905

Singahi Bhiraura is a town and a nagar panchayat in Lakhimpur Kheri district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.


Singahi Bhiraura is located in Kheri District, and lies on the Lakhimpur-Nighasan-Dudwa route. It is about 5 km from Motipur, 10 km from Nighasan, 11 km from Rakehti and 16 km from Banbirpur.

The town has an example of Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture[citation needed] in the form of the Surat Bhawan Palace, which was built in 1894 and resembles a French Chateau. It has hosted, in its heydays The Prince of Wales, Senator Teddy Roosevelt, Cricketer Edward Jardine(Body line Fame)among others.[1] Cheti Mela, a fair held in April, is the major fair of the district.[citation needed] Other tourist attractions nearby include Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Frog Temple.

The station situated at BELRAYAN(around 10KM) is the nearest railway facility and is a branchline with links to Bareilly, Gonda and Lucknow. The nearest airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, which serves Lucknow.[2]

Singahi Bhiraura has a mela maidan (public meeting area) and a football ground. The town also has a primary and junior high school.


As of 2001 India census, Singahi Bhiraura had a population of 17,125. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. The town had an average literacy rate of 37%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 43% and female literacy 30%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.[3]

The Hindu population is 8,303 while the Muslim population is 7,643 the reminder Sikh, Christian and Buddhist.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Surat Bhawan Palace, Singhai District, Lakhimpur, U.P.". Department of Tourism, State Government of Uttar Pradesh. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "How to reach Dudhwa Tiger Reserve". Dudwha Tiger Reserve. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "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.