About Uttar Pradesh

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HISTORY

Let us overview what relation Uttar Pradesh have with ancient period.

According to Hindu Legend, the mystical king RAM of the Ramayana Epic dynasty in Ayodhya, the Capital of Kosala.

KRISHNA of Mahabharata Epic also known as reincarnation(Avatar) of Hindu God VISHNU who had been born in the city of Mathura.

Abu'l-Fath Jalal ud-din Muhammad Akbar another divine king who ruled from Agra and Fatehpur Sikri. He was the third ruler of the Mughal Dynasty in India.

In the 18th Century, Mughal Dynasty Fall Down, The Power Comes under the hand of Maratha Empire

In 1803 ,British East India Company defeated the Maratha Empire in Second Anglo- Maratha War.

And so on...

REGION, DIVISIONS, DISTRICTS

Region

Awadh, Braj, Bundelkhand, Doab, Purvanchal, Rohilkhand.

Divisions

Saharanpur

Moradabad

Bareilly

Lucknow

Devipatan

Basti

Gorakhpur

Meerut

Aligarh

Agra

Kanpur

Faizabad

Azamgarh

Jhansi

Chitrakoot

Allahabad

Varanasi

Mirzapur

Districts

1: Agra

2: Aligarh

3: Allahabad

4: Ambedkar Nagar

5: Amethi

6: Amroha

7: Auraiya

8: Azamgarh

9: Badaun

10: Baghpat

11: Bahraich

12: Ballia

13: Balrampur

14: Banda

15: Barabanki

16: Bareilly

17: Basti

18: Bijnor

19: Bulandshahr

20: Chandauli

21: Chitrakoot

22: Deoria

23: Etah

24: Etawah

25: Faizabad

26: Farrukhabad

27: Fatehpur

28: Firozabad

29: Gautam Buddha Nagar

30: Ghaziabad

31: Ghazipur

32: Gonda

33: Gorakhpur

34: Hamirpur

35: Hapur

36: Hardor

37: Hathras

38: Jalaun

39: Jaunpur

40: Jhashi

41: Kannauj

42: Kanpur Dehat

43: Kanpur Nagar

44: Kasganj

45: Kaushambi

46: Kushinagar

47: Lakhimpur kheri

48: Lalitapur

49: Lucknow

50: Maharajganj

51: Mahoba

52: Mainpuri

53: Mathura

54: Mau

55: Meerut

56: Mirazapur

57: Moradabad

58: Muzaffarnagar

59: Pilibhit

60: Pratapgarh

61: Raebareli

62: Rampur

63: Saharanpur

64: Sambhal

65: Sant Kabir Nagar

66: Sant Ravidas Nagar

67: Shahjahanpur

68: Shamli

69: Shravasti

70: Siddharthnagar

71: Sitapur

72: Sonbhadra

73: Sultanpur

74: Unnao

75: Varanasi

 

 

Religions in Uttar Pradesh

HINDUS
HINDUS 79.7%
MUSLIMS
MUSLIMS 19.2%
CHRISTAINS
.2%
JAINS
.1%
OTHERS
.4%

CULTURE

  • Holi, Diwali and Ram Navami are popular festivals of Hindus in Uttar Pradesh. 
  • Eid al-Adha (Bakrid) and Eid al-Fitr(Eid of happinessare the popular festivals  of Muslims
  • Christmas is a holy day as Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus on 25th December.
  • Paryushana, Mahavir Jayanti and Diwali are popular festivals of Jains in Uttar Pradesh.

Kumbhe Mela organised in month[Feb-March] is a major festival held every twelve years in rotation at  Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, on river Ganga and Nasik on the Godavari river.

Munshi Premchand, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Mahadevi Varma, Vibhuti Narain Rai, are few author's who modernized  the Hindi literature.

Ustad Bismillah Khan was an Indian musician credited with popularizing the shehnai and also awarded by the Bharat Ratna,in 2001. He died at aged of 90 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Kathak, a  classical dance form acquire its origin to the state of Uttar Pradesh

TOURISM

Uttar Pradesh  ranks 1st in domestic tourist arrivals with more than 71 millions. Million gather at Allahabad to pursue in the Kumbhe Mela where  over 12 million Hindu tourist gather in one of the largest gathering of people in the world.

Uttar Pradesh gives access to 3 world heritage sites: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri.

Image Source: Chandan Giri

Gautama Buddha  gave his first sermon after his wisdom at Sarnath and died at Kushinagar. Both are the important sites (expedition) for Buddhist. And Sarnath also famous for Pillar of Ashoka and the Lion Capital of Ashoka. And Nearby Varanasi is an ancient city famous for its Ghats and Temples.

EDUCATION

DETAILS

Hindi is used as medium of instruction in most of the schools except those affiliated with CBSE or the counsil for ISCE.

Students choose from one of three streams, namely Liberal Art, Commerce or Science. Under 10+2+3 plan, after completing Secondary school, Students typically enroll for 2 year in junior college also known as Pre-University.

U.P HAS MORE THAN 45 UNIVERSITY
  • 5 Central University
  • 28 State University
  • 8 Deemed University
  • 2 IITs
  • 1 IIM in Lucknow
  • 1 NIT in Allahabad
  • 1 National Law University in Lucknow
  • And several Ploytechnic, Engineering College.
10 UNIVERSITY
  • Aligarh Muslims University
  • Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science.
  • Indian Institute of Technology(Kanpur)
  • Indian Institute of Technology(B.H.U)
  • Indian Institute of Management( Lucknow)
  • M.N.N.I.T(Allahabad)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology(Allahabad)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology(Lucknow)
  • Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University
  • Banaras Hindu University,(Varanasi)

SPORTS

  • Green Park stadium in Kanpur, the only internationally recognized cricket stadium in the state and has a capacity of 50,000 Spectators
  • Buddha International Circuit hosted by India Inaugrial for F1 Grand Prix race on 30/oct/2011 and 5.14 km long circuit was Designed

TRANSPORTATION

Allahabad is the Head Quarter of North Central Railways. Gorakhpur is Head Quarter of North Eastern Railways.

  • Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow 
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi 

This state is 3rd largest economy in India after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu and Contribute 7.8% to India G.D.P. with an NSDP of Rupee 9760 Billions(US $ 150 Billions)

It Contribute 80 seats to the Lok Sabha and 31 seats to the Rajya Sabha of the Indian  Parliament.

State Legislative Body can be divided into Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Parishad and Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha.

The Governor is Head of state and is appointed by the President of India.

Last Legislative assembly largest number of seat went to Samajwadi Party with 224 Seats.

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