Lalitpur, India

Lalitpur is a city and a municipal board in Lalitpur District, India in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also district headquarters of Lalitpur district. The city is part of Bundelkhand region.

Lalitpur
City
Lalitpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Lalitpur
Lalitpur
Lalitpur is located in India
Lalitpur
Lalitpur
Coordinates: 24°41′N 78°25′E / 24.69°N 78.41°E / 24.69; 78.41Coordinates: 24°41′N 78°25′E / 24.69°N 78.41°E / 24.69; 78.41
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictLalitpur
Elevation
428 m (1,404 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total133,305[1]
 • Density242/km2 (630/sq mi)
Languages Bundeli
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP, 94
Sex ratio0.917[2] /
Websitewww.lalitpur.nic.in

DemographicsEdit

As per provisional data of 2011 census, Lalitpur had a population of 133,305, out of which males were 69,529 and females were 54,062. The literacy rate is 82.39% with male literacy being 89.12% and female literacy being 75.06%.[3]

Out of the total population, Hinduism is practised by 76.27% people, Islam 13.72%, Jainism 8.99% and the rest 1.02% follow other faiths.[4]

Block list of LalitpurEdit

The Block is established for state government.

Block list of Lalitpur districtEdit

TempleEdit

Famous temple of Lalitpur is Tuvan Mandir. This temple is also known by Lord Hanuman Mandir.

TransportEdit

RailwayEdit

 
Railway Station Lalitpur

Lalitpur Junction has very good rail connections with major Indian cities including New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Saugor, Puri, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Damoh, Jhansi.[5] A new railway line connecting Lalitpur to Tikamgarh started in 2013 .Now this line is extended up to Khajuraho .[6] The nearest junctions are Jhansi Junction and Bina Junction in Madhya Pradesh.

The important trains such as the shatabdi express Malwa Express, Punjab Mail, Bhopal - Lucknow Express, Jabalpur - Jammu Tawi Express, Gondwana Express, Bhopal Express, Shatabdi Express, sachkhand express, shatabdi express, mahamana express, pathankot express, Pushpak Express, Kushinagar Express and many other trains stop at Lalitpur.

RoadEdit

 
Bus Stand Lalitpur

The proposed North-south-Corridor of the Golden-Quadrilateral Highway project passes through lalitpur is completed. A village road named madawara road goes to madawara village

AirEdit

Lalitpur is the only place in Bundelkhand Region having an Airstrip maintained by the Airport Authority of India. Considering the Govt of India's new scheme to operate subsidized flights to small towns the strip is likely to be converted into a small airport.

EducationEdit

The city has several schools and colleges. The schools are affiliated to ISC, ICSE, CBSE and uttar pradesh board. Some of them are as follows - 1. St. Dominic Savio English medium and Hindi medium school 2. Rani Laxmibai Public school 3. Modern Public school 4. kendriya vidyalay 5. Navoday 6. Sanskaar Valley academy 7. Siddhi sagar academy 8. Maheshwari academy 9. Wisteria academy 10. Shri varni jain inter college 11. P. N. Inter college 12. GIC and GGIC.

The colleges are affiliated to the Bundelkhand University (Jhansi) and Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (Allahabad). IGNOU also has a campus in Lalitpur.Some of them are as follows - 1. Nehru Mahavidyalay 2. RMV College 3. Deepchand chaudhary 4.Pehlwan gurruddin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lalitpur City Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.
  2. ^ "Lalitpur City Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.
  3. ^ "Lalitpur City Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.
  4. ^ "Lalitpur City Census 2011 data". Census 2011 - Census of India.
  5. ^ "List of trains passing through Lalitpur", Retrieved on 7 May 2015,
  6. ^ "Tikamgarh of Madhya Pradesh connected with Rail Services", Jagran Josh, 27 April 2013. Retrieved on 7 May 2015