Roorkee Cantonment

Roorkee Cantonment

Indian Jurisdiction
Indian Jurisdiction Less

Roorkee Cantonment

to get instant updates about 'Roorkee Cantonment' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->Roorkee Cantonment is a cantonment town, in Roorkee, Haridwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and is one of country's oldest cantonments established in 1853, and the headquarters of Bengal Engineer Group (Bengal Sappers) since 1853. The Tribune, 24 November 2008.

History

Roorkee became home to the Bengal Sappers and Miners in 1853, and two artillery units were stationed here . Today, the cantonment has a large army base with headquarters for 'Bengal Engineer Group' (BEG), also known as Bengal Sappers, established in 1803, The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 21, p. 325. The Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 21, p. 326.

Demographics

India census, Roorkee Cantonment had a population of 17,747. Males constitute 61% of the population and females 39%. Roorkee has an average literacy rate of 87%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 92%, and female literacy is 76%. In Roorkee, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

External links










Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Indian Jurisdiction
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from