Mughalsarai

human settlement
Mughalsarai
मुग़लसराय
مغل سرائے
City
Mughalsarai Station 2.jpg
Mughalsarai is located in Uttar Pradesh
Mughalsarai
Mughalsarai
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°18′N 83°07′E / 25.3°N 83.12°E / 25.3; 83.12Coordinates: 25°18′N 83°07′E / 25.3°N 83.12°E / 25.3; 83.12
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Chandauli
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 154,692
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 232101
Telephone code 5412

Mughalsarai is a city and a municipal board in the Chandauli district of Uttar Pradesh. Located around 16 kilometres (10 mi) from Varanasi, it is an important railway junction in Uttar Pradesh.[1]

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LocationEdit

Mughalsarai is bisected by NH 19/ GT Road in three parts. The northern part mainly consists of railway colonies like (Vasant Vihar), New Central Colony, Diesel Colony, Haper Colony, Loco Colony and Roza Colony, Plant-Depot Colony. It starts after the Parao Road in Varanasi and continue till Aliganj Road which comes after Railway Colony on the south.It has also few Mohallas near to the railway station like Qassab mohal, and Gram panchayat like Amoghpur ,Taranpur , Pashurampur , Dharamshala, Mainatali and Galla mandi etc. Lal Bahadur Shastri, India's second Prime Minister was born in Mughalsarai.

RailwaysEdit

The Mughalsarai Railway Station is the fourth busiest station in India, with about 125 passenger trains passing through the Mughalsarai Junction. Two important railway lines intersect at the junction.

Schools and CollegesEdit

There are many Private and Government Schools in the City Like Eastern central railway college.Nagar Palika Inter Collage, Lal Bahadur Shastri Digree College,Ram Krishna mahila vidyalaya,

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The National Geographical Journal of India, Volume 10. National Geographical Society of India. 1964. p. 136. Its importance as a railway junction can well be understood by the fact that more than 50 passenger trains and over 150 goods trains pass through it within 24 hours. The amount of coal passing through Mughalsarai was about 39,000 tons daily in 1960 and the wagons carrying coal from this end to other stations numbered 1,729 per day.