Wish to know the best things about kanpur.
Asked by rashmi tomer, 12 Oct '08 02:20 pm
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Jk temple ,iit kanpur, nanarao park,bithoor religious and related with 1857 war place, shoban temple,hal, armapur arms factory and research institution for arms development.Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 16 Oct '08 10:32 pm
Do u have any big rocks or stones in kanpur then i visit my indian kanpurAnswered by HEMANTHKUMARL, 12 Oct '08 03:34 pm
Leather worksAnswered by Vilas Pardhe, 12 Oct '08 02:34 pm
Kanpur is one of the most populous cities in the north India and the most populous within the state of Uttar Pradesh. Area wise Kanpur is the 5th largest city of India . Kanpur is located on the banks of the river Ganga and is an important industrial centre. It has an area of over 1600 km and had a population of 4.13 million in the 2001 census & now it is approx.6.0 million in 2008. Owing to the city's industrial importance, one of the Reserve Banks of India was established in the city. Kanpur's development is unclear until the thirteenth century. Although no reference to Kanpur is found in history, the history of two of its suburbs, Jajmau and Bithoor, can be traced back to legendary times. In Kanpur, the Parihar rulers of Kannauj hav ruled more than 800 years. Kanpur is still central for present day Parihars, which is why there are more Rajputs in Kanpur. The Parihar kings, Bhoj and Mihir, have ruled in Kanpur; Kannuaj was the capital of Parihar, and Kanpur is near by Kannauj s ...moreAnswered by Anand Chowhan, 12 Oct '08 02:33 pm
Kanpur is the biggest city of the state of Uttar Pradesh. With a shape of an irregular quadrangle, this city lies cuddled on the banks of the holy River Ganga, or Ganges. Kanpur has a very dramatic and tragic history. The city gets its name from the Hindu king Kahnpur. The city had very little significance until 1765 when the Nawab of Awadh, Shuja-ud-Daulah was defeated by the British at Jajmau. The whole province was transferred to the British under a treaty signed by the Nawab of Awadh. The British believed the city of Kanpur to be of very strategic significance, since the Grand Trunk Road and the road from Jhansi to Lucknow crossed there, and utilized it to the utmost. With the rapid influx of colonial traders, the previously insignificant place was transformed into a full fledged garrison town. Kanpur played an important part in Indias struggle for independence. During one of the early uprisings against the colonial rule in the year 1857, Nana Sahib of Bithur, one of the leading lu ...moreAnswered by Rabindranath Sahu, 12 Oct '08 02:30 pm