Ghazipur district

Ghazipur District

Ghazipur district

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Ghazipur District (Hindi: ग़ाज़ीपुर ज़िला, Urdu: غازیپور ضلع <U>Gh</u>āzīpur Zilā) is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The city of Ghazipur is the district headquarters. The district is part of Varanasi Division. The region of Ghazipur is mainly famous for production of its unique Rose scented Spray called gulab jal and for the tomb of famous Viceroy of British India Lord Cornwallis. Lord Cornwallis died here and his tomb which is situated in Western par of City is conserved by Archeological Survey of India.

Language and Culture

The main language which is spoken in Ghazipur district is Bhojupuri mixed Hindi. Though it can be said that it has a heavy Urdu accent and Urdu words are fairly mixed in it. Culture of the City and surrounding areas are part of much talked Ganga-Jamuna tahajib i.e mix Hindu-Muslim culture. The holy rever Ganga passes through the district and many fastivals are rituals are associated with it. On many local festivals hords are people can be seen taking holy dip in the river. People here are much interested in others lives and community mainly cast based cultural interaction are more common and people live with large joint families.

ضلع غازی پور
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