About Bulandshahar

The Fort Unchagaon Bulandshar

The history of Bulandshahar begins even before 1200 B.C. This region is nearer to the capital of Pandavas - Indraprasth and Hastinapur. After of decline of Hastinapur, Ahar which is situated in the north east of ditrict Bulandshahar became an important place for Pandavas.

With passage of time the king Parma made a fort on this part of region and a king named Ahibaran laid the foundation of a tower called Baran(Bulandshahar). Since it was perched on a highland it came to be known as highcity which was translated into passion language as Bulandshahar. At present this is called by this name.

The ancient ruins found at places Bhatora Veerpur, Ghalibpur etc. are symbolic of antiquity of Bulandshahar. There are several other important places in the District from where statues of medieval age and objects of ancient temples had been founded.

Even today several historical and ancient objects such as coins, inscriptions etc. are preserved in Lucknow State Museum.

History of Bulandshahar

In 1857 during the first war of independence even Bulandshahar could not remain aloof by the popular explosion against the British rule.

One message of resolution was carried from Aligarh by Pandit Narayan Sharma on 10th May 1857 to Bulandshahar.

The first popular alarm of freedom struggle was sounded in the Bulandshahar district by the nationalist brave. The gujaras of Dadri and Sikandrabad area began destruction of inspection bunglows telegraph offices and government buildings as they were symbols of foreign rule.

The government institutions were looted and burnt to ashes.

Geography of Bulandshahar

This is situated between 28.40 and 28.00 north latitude and between 77.00 and 78.00 East longitudes. The District is about 84 km in length and 62 km is breadth. The district is 237.44 meters above sea level.

The District of bulandshahar is in Meerut region of Utter Pradesh located between Ganga and Yamuna rivers. This is situated between 28.4 0 south and 28.0 0 north latitude and between 77.0 0 and 78.0 0 longitude.

The river Ganga in the east separates this district from Moradabad and Badaun district and in the west river Yamuna separates the district from Haryana and Delhi state. In the north of district is Ghaziabad and in the south east are the borders of Aligarh district.

Bulandshahar at a Glance

District Bulandshahar consist 7 Tehsils,16 Blocks & 17 Nagar Palikas/Nagar Panchayats which are listed below.

Tehsils Blocks Nagar palika's/Nagar Panchayat's
1. Sadar
  • 1. Bulandshahar
  • 2. Agauta
  • 3. Gulaothi
  • 4. Lakhaoti
  • 1. Bulandshahar
  • 2. Gulaothi
  • 3. Aurangabad
2. Sikandrabad
  • 1. Sikandrabad
  • 1. Sikandrabad
  • 2. Kakor
3. Khurja
  • 1. Khurja
  • 2. Arnia
1. Khurja
4. Anoopshahr
  • 1. Shikarpur
  • 2. Pahasu
  • 1. Shikarpur
  • 2. Pahasu
  • 3. Chatari
5. Shikarpur
  • 1. Shikarpur
  • 2. Pahasu
  • 1. Shikarpur
  • 2. Pahasu
  • 3. Chatari
6. Siyana
  • 1. Siyana
  • 2. Unchagaon
  • 3. B B Nagar
  • 1. Siyana
  • 2. Bugrasi
  • 3. Khanpur
  • 4. B B Nagar
7. Dibai
  • 1. Dibai
  • 2. Danpur
  • 1. Dibai
  • 2. Naraura

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