Hardoi

About Hardoi

Collectorate Campus Hardoi

HARDOI district is a district of Lucknow Commissionaire in Uttar Pradesh Province of India. Its north border touches Shahjahanpur & Lakhimpur Kheri districts, Lucknow ( capital of U.P ) & Unnao are situated at south border, West borders touches Kanpur (Industrial City of U.P) & Farrukhabad and on eastern border Gomati river separates the district from Sitapur.

Nemisharayan, the Pilgrim of Dwapar age is just 45 km away from district headquarter. The length of this district from northwest to southeast is 125.529 km and width from east to west is 74.83 km.

District Hardoi comprises of 5 tehsils ( Hardoi, Shahabad, Bilgram, Sandila & Sawayajpur), 19 blocks, 191 Nyay Panchayat , 1101 Gram Sabha & 1901 habited revenue villages. It also has 7 Nagar Palika Parishads & 6 Nagar Panchayats .. As per census 2011 population of the district is 4091380, out of which Female are 1887116 & Male are 2204264

History of Hardoi

According to general conventions hardoi district is related with "HIRNAKASHYAP" its present name hardoi is a distorted version of its earlier name "HARIDROHI ". In view of some people this district was colonized by Hardevbaksh and just because of this reason there is an old locality Hardevganj exists in the city. Mallawa, Bilgram, Pihani, Shahabad, Sandila & Ruiyaa are the places of historical significance. According to some historians Mallawa was colonized by Buddhists while some believed that Sayyed Salar Masood Gazi came here.

Earlier this area Mallawa was district headquarter. The ancient name of Bilgram is "SRINAGAR" its present name Bilgram was given by some associates of Mahmood Gajnavi. Pihani is derived by persian word Pinhani (place of shelter), it is believed that king of Moughal dynasty,Humayun took shelter in the forest of Pihani when he was defeated by Shershah Suri. Pihani is also related with the minister Sadarejahan of Emperor Akbar. His tomb and paintings are still here. According to the view of some people, Sandila was colonized by Rishi Sandilya. Sandila is also famous for old buildings,mosque & barakhamba

How to Reach

Rail

  • New Delhi(Capital of India):394 km by railway track & road
  • Lucknow (Capital of Uttar Pardesh):102 km by railway track & 110 by road

Road

  • Kanpur:140 Km by raod
  • Bareilly:142 km by road
  • Kanpur:140 Km by raod
  • Unnao: 110 km by road
  • Sitapur:72 km by road

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