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Landhaura

Landhaura
लन्दौरा
city
Landhaura is located in Uttarakhand
Landhaura
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Haridwar
Population (2011)
 • Total 28,786
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 247664

Landhaura is a town and a nagar panchayat in Haridwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • History 3
  • Politics 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

Landhaura is located at .[1]

Demographics

As of 2011 India census,[2] Landhaura had a population of 28786. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Landhaura has an average literacy rate of 72%, lower than the national average of 73%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 62%. In Landhaura, 22% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Landhaura
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
50%
Muslims
  
49%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

History

The Landhaura state has been formed by a Gurjar chief in the 18th century, and when the area came under British occupation in 1803, it was ruled by Gurjar king Ramdayal Singh. His descendant Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion" is M.L.A. (3rd term consecutively) in Khanpur Constituency and is having Cabinet Minister Status in the ongoing State Government of Uttarakhand. Kranti Film based on Landhaura Riyasat of Gurjars directed by Manoj Kumar . [3]

Politics

It is an electoral constituency of Uttarakhand State Legislative Assembly of Haridwar district,[4] and the current MLA (3rd term consecutively) from Landhaura is Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion" and is having Cabinet Minister Status in the ongoing State Government of Uttarakhand. [5]

References

  1. ^ Wikimapia page for Landhaura
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: 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. 
  3. ^  
  4. ^ List of Public Representatives from Haridwar Official website of the Haridwar.
  5. ^ Landhaura- Uttarakhand Election Commission of India, State Elections 2007.

External links

  • Official website of Landhaura
  • A song about the king of Landhaura
  • History of Landhora
  • Landhaura on wikimapia
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