10 Facts About Auraiya district


Auraiya district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state of India, and Auraiya town is the district headquarters.

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Auraiya district was joined near Phaphund by Sheikh Kuber, the Rohilla governor of Etawah, and prepared to give battle; but Mulhar Rao refused to risk an engagement and once more retired across the Yamuna.

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Auraiya district next seduced many of the Afghan Rohillas from their allegiance to Hafiz Rahmat Khan, and then proceeded to eject the Maratha garrisons from Etawah and Shikohabad in spite of Rahmat Khan's remonstrance.

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Auraiya district ever went further and called on Hafiz Rahmat Khan to discharge the balance of 35 lakhs due on the bond.

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Auraiya district held court occasionally at Kudarkot where he built a fort, of which the massive ruins still remain.

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Auraiya district represented the Etawah constituency of Uttar Pradesh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Auraiya district is one of the backward districts in industrial sector declared by the government of Uttar Pradesh state.

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Dibiyapur is notable industrial town of this Auraiya district which has installations of India's leading Public Sector Enterprises viz.

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The Auraiya district is well served by its "A" graded Phaphund railway station.

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The Auraiya district has a population density of 681 inhabitants per square kilometre.

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