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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.

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
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Lalitpur
Elevation 428 m (1,404 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 133,305[1]
 • Density 242/km2 (630/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP 94
Sex ratio 0.917[2] /
Website www.lalitpur.nic.in

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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%.[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]

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 Chhatarpur ..[6] The nearest junctions are Jhansi Junction and Bina Junction in Madhya Pradesh.

The important trains such as the Malwa Express, Punjab Mail, Bhopal - Lucknow Express, Jabalpur - Jammu Tawi Express, Gondwana Express, Bhopal Express, Shatabdi Express, sachkhand 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 Airstrip maintained by Airport Authority of India. Considering Govt of India's new scheme tp 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. One of the famous school ISC, ICSE affiliated is Modern Public School.The colleges are affiliated to the Bundelkhand University (Jhansi) and Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University (Allahabad). IGNOU also has a campus in Lalitpur.

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