- This article is about the city of Barabanki. For the district, see Barabanki District.
(, ) is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh
. It is the administrative headquarters of Barabanki District
. The city is about 29 km east of Lucknow
, the capital of Uttar Pradesh
, one of major states in India.
Barabanki city comprises :
- Barabanki (revenue village)
- Nawabganj (tehsil)
- Banki (town area)
- Barel (village)
- Satrikh (village)
- Kurauli (village)
- 252 Bomb Disposal Company (cantonemnet)
- and Suburbs
According to Government of India, the district Barabanki is one of the "Minority Concentrated District in India" on the basis of the 2001 census data on population, socio-economic indicators and basic amenities indicators.
People & places
This city has produced some well known personalities like the legendary K D Singh "Babu"
, a famous hockey player. Film actor Naseeruddin Shah
was born in Barabanki. The famous Shiva temple "Mahadewa
" is also located in this district only. Its situated approx 30 Km from Barabanki on the Lucknow-Bahraich Road, popularly known as Buddhist Circuit (bauddh paripath
). Barabanki has produced some other prominent personalities like Khumar Barabankvi
, the famous poet, and Rafi Ahmed Kidwai
, an eminent political figure. The famous Haji Waris Ali Shah
is also located at Dewa
in Barabanki. It is... Read More