is a satellite locality/township of the city of Allahabad
, Uttar Pradesh
in the south-east.
Naini was infamous for its prison, Naini Jail
, where many freedom fighters—including Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
, the first Prime Minister of India
—were imprisoned during the Freedom Movement
On 18 February 1911, the second official Airmail
flight in the world arrived in Naini from Allahabad
. Henri Pequet
carried 6,500 letters a distance of 13 km. This was the first commercial civil aviation flight in India.
Naini is located on the banks of River Yamuna
, opposite Allahabad City. To the north, across Ganga
, is Jhunsi
, which is a part of Allahabad
itself. It is noteworthy that there are no direct paths or roadways between Jhusi and Naini.Mostly every basic thing of daily use is available.
After independence, Naini was developed into major industrial centre. Some of the most reputed industries in Naini are:
- Indian Telephone Industries Limited (ITI)
- Bharat Pumps and Compressors Limited (BPCL)
- Triveni Structurals Limited (TSL)
- Areva T&D India Ltd.
- Cotton Mills subsidiary of Central Government
Raymond has also started a polyester plant in Naini.COD: One of the Central Government's Arms and Ammunition Depot is located at Cheoki, Naini
Culture of Naini is typical that of Allahabad. Hindi
, and Bagheli
are the... Read More