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Kanpur Dehat district
District of Uttar Pradesh
Location of Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
Administrative division Kanpur
Headquarters Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat
Tehsils 1. Akbarpur, 2. Bhognipur, 3. Rasulabad, 4. Derapur , 5. Sikandara , 6. Maitha
 • Lok Sabha constituencies 1. Akbarpur, 2. Kannauj 3. Etawah 4. Jalaun
 • Assembly seats 1. Rasulabad 2. Akbarpur-Raniya, 3. Sikandra and 4. Bhognipur
 • Total 3,021 km2 (1,166 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,796,184.[1]
 • Literacy 65.15%
Coordinates 26°20′39″N 79°58′02″E / 26.3443°N 79.96718°E / 26.3443; 79.96718Coordinates: 26°20′39″N 79°58′02″E / 26.3443°N 79.96718°E / 26.3443; 79.96718 - 26°18′07″N 79°58′01″E / 26.302°N 79.967°E / 26.302; 79.967
Website Official website

Kanpur Dehat district is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The administrative headquarters of the district are at Mati-Akbarpur. This district is part of Kanpur division.


Kanpur District was divided into two districts, namely Kanpur Nagar and Kanpur Dehat in year 1977. The two were reunited again in 1979 and again separated in 1981. Uttar Pradesh government decided to rename Kanpur Dehat district as Ramabai Nagar district on 1 July 2010.[2] In July 2012, it was returned to Kanpur Dehat.

Tehsils in Kanpur Dehat district

  1. Akbarpur
  2. Bhognipur
  3. Derapur
  4. Rasulabad
  5. Sikandara
  6. Maitha

Political Representatives

Legislative Council

Name Member[3] Party
Kanpur Graduate Constituency Arun Pathak Bharatiya Janata Party

Legislative Assembly

Name Member[4] Party
Akbarpur-Raniya Pratibha Shukla[5] Bhartiya Janta Party
Bhognipur Vinod Kumar Katiyar[6] Bhartiya Janta Party
Sikandra Ajit Pal[7] Bhartiya Janta Party
Rasulabad Nirmala Sankhwar[8] Bhartiya Janta Party

Parliamentary Constituencies

Name Member[9] Party
Akbarpur Devendra Singh Bhole Bharatiya Janata Party
Kannauj Dimple Yadav Samajwadi Party
Etawah Ashok Kumar Doharey Bharatiya Janata Party
Jalaun Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma Bharatiya Janata Party


Rura Railway Station
Bhaupur Railway Station

The district is well connected by railways. Three rail tracks run through Kanpur Dehat district. The railway route connecting Delhi to Hawrah belonging to North Central zone of Indian Railways is passing through centre of the district. This railway track is broad gauge and fully electrified. The railway stations on this route through the district are Bhaupur, Maitha, Roshan Mau Halt, Rura, Ambiyapur, Jhinjhak and Parjani Halt. Rura Railway Station is the main railway Station of Kanpur Dehat District.

The second track is Kanpur to Jhansi railway line. The railway stations on this route are Binaur, Rasulpur Gogumau, Tilaunchi, Paman, Lalpur, Malasa, Pukhrayan and Chaunrah. This broad gauge railway track is electrified also belongs to North Central zone.

The third railway line converted to broad gauge belongs to North Eastern Railway zone. The track runs parallel to the Ganges river. This track is also electrified.

Notable Personalities


  • Asharfi Lal Mishra is a news expert Hindi blogger of India comprising social issues,Indian politics ,Indian culture and literature . [11] [12] He is also interested in poetry too. [13] [14] [15]. His famous blogs are एक नजर इधर भी [16], प्रकाश-पुंज , परिवर्तन ,and दर्पण [17]
  • Ram Shankar Awasthi is a Sanskrit scholar. He is honoured with Maharshi Valmiki Award on February 8, 2018 for Sanskrit literature by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh [18]

Historical Places

  • Shukla Talab (Akbarpur)
    Shukla Talab (dry view)
    was built by Sheetal Shukla, Deewan of Emperor Akbar.[19]

Religious Places

Waneshwar Mahadev Mandir

Educational Institutions[20]


  1. RSGU Post Graduate College Pukhrayan
  2. Akbarpur Degree College Akbarpur Kanpur Dehat
    Akbarpur Degree College
  3. Govt.Degree College,Akbarpur,Kanpur Dehat
  4. R P S Inter College, Rura
  5. RSGU Inter College Pukhrayan
  6. Akbarpur Inter College Akbarpur
    Akbarpur Inter College Akbarpur
  7. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Mati
  8. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Kanpur Dehat
  9. Galuapur Inter College Galuapur
    Galuwapur Inter College
  10. Patel Vidyapeeth Inter College Baraur
  11. Gram Vikas Inter College Budhauli
    Gram Vikas Inter College Budhauli
  12. Shri Gandhi Inter College Jhinjhak
  13. C.D.Girls Inter College Rura
  14. Government Girls Inter College Pukhrayan
  15. ASDC Inter College Rasulabad
  16. Tarachand Inter College Sheoli
  17. Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College Sikandara
  18. Shri Ayoddhya Singh Sarvjanik Inter College Kashipur
  19. Shri Ram Ratan Girls Inter College Jhinjhak
  20. Jageshwar Prasad Inter College Kathara-Rasulabad
  21. Bal Govind Sarvjanik Inter College Prayagpur-Khanpur
  22. Nonapur Inter College Nonapur
  23. Kanchan Singh Bhooli Devi Degree College, Sarvankhara.
  24. Shivvati Shivnandan Shukla Mahavidalya, Pukhrayan.
  25. Sarla Dwivedi Mahavidyalaya, Akbarpur.
  26. Darsan Singh Smrati Mahavidlay, Kanchosi Bajar
  27. Pt.Kundan Lal Shukla Mahavidyalaya,Prasiddhpur,Raniya.
  28. Gurha Devi Shyam Bihari Mahavidyalaya, Derapur
  29. Mayank Shekhar Mahavidyalaya,Kourawa KANPUR DEHAT
  30. Pt.O.P.Sharma Degree College Rura
  31. Janka Devi Degree College Rura
  32. Vivekanand Rastriy Inter College Pukhrayan
  33. Devi Sahay Inter college Derapur
  34. Gandhi Inter College Nonari
  35. Janta Inter College Asalatganj
  36. Gandhi Faze A Aam Tech. Inter College Asalatganj
  37. Shri Malveey Inter College Mugisapur
  38. Janta Inter College Gaurikaran
  39. Janta Inter College Ramau
  40. Janta Audyogik Inter College Sherpur Guda
  41. Nehru Smarak Inter College Shahjahanpur
  42. Patel Inter College Shekhpur,Bhognipur
  43. CPKU Inter College Musanagar
  44. Dayanand Gram Audyogik Inter College Barhapur
  45. Shri Ram Ratan Audyogik Krishi Inter College Jhinjhak
  46. Jankalyan Inter College Ursan
  47. Shri Ram Ratan College Kanchausi-Bazar
  48. Shri Shive Sahay Inter College Kauru Farhadpur
  49. Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Inter College Rajpur
  50. Pataleshwar Inter College Dohrapur
  51. Rashtriya Sarvjanik Inter College Bhikhnapur
  52. Nehru Inter College Gajner
  53. UN Singh Inter College Jindaura
  54. Baghpur Inter College Baghpur
  55. Ramakant Sundar Lal Inter College Gahlon
  56. Shri Krishnayurvedic Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya Musanagar
  57. Shri VMS Inter College Katethi
  58. Akbarpur Girls Inter College Akbarpur
  59. Shri Krishna Audyogik Inter College Mohammadpur
  60. Babu Dashrath Singh Inter College Aurangabad
  61. Adarsh Kisan Inter College Hasemau
  62. Janta Inter College Umarpur
  63. Bhewan Inter College Bhewan
  64. Shri Gandhi Balika Vidyalay Inter College Jhinjhak
  65. Shri Nehru Inter College Rasdhan
  66. Shri Ram Janki Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya Gauriyapur
  67. Adarsh Janta Inter College Dobha
  68. Shri Brij Bihari Mehrotra Inter College Amraudha
  69. CPKU Inter College Musanagar
  70. Shri Shankar Inter College Sujaur
  71. Kshetriy Inter College Fatehpur Roshnayi
  72. Jantantra Inter College Saintha
  73. Pt.Triyugi Narayan Mahavidyalaya Mangalpur
  74. Janta High School Maitha Railway Station
  75. Ma annapurna janta inter college, Kandhi,Kanpur Dehat
  76. Lt.Col. Shiv Nath Singh Inter College (K.V.I.C.), Ranjeetpur, Bhaupur


According to the 2011 census Kanpur Dehat district has a population of 1,795,092,[1] roughly equal to the nation of The Gambia[22] or the US state of Nebraska.[23] This gives it a ranking of 268th in India (out of a total of 640 districts).[1] The district has a population density of 594 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,540/sq mi).[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.82%.[1] Kanpur Dehat has a sex ratio of 862 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 77.52%.[1]

Kos Minars

Since the Mughal road passes through Kanpur Dehat district, there are many Kos Minar (mile pillars) in the district. Some of them are protected monuments, notable ones are at Bhognipur, Chapar Ghata, Deosar, Gaur, Halia, Jallapur Sikandara, Pailwaru, Pitampur, Raigawan, Rajpur, Sankhiln Buzurg, Sardarpur.

International airport proposal

An international airport named Captain Lakshmi Sehgal International Airport in the memory of late Azad Hind Fauj member Captain Lakshmi Sehgal was proposed in 2015 to be constructed at in Kanpur Dehat district about 50 km from Kanpur.[24] The airport will serve the region from Agra division, Jhansi division, Kanpur division, Aligarh division, Allahabad division, Banda division and Lucknow division. It would have direct link road with Agra Lucknow Expressway.[25][26]



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