Know About Meerut

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Know About Meerut is a city in the territory of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is an ancient city where settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization have been found in and around the region. The city is located 70 km (43 mi) north-east of the national capital New Delhi and 453 km (281 mi) north-west of the state capital Lucknow.

Starting in 2011, Meerut is the 33rd most crowded metropolitan agglomeration and the 26th most crowded city in India. It was ranked 292 in 2006 and is projected to be ranked 242 on the list of the world’s largest cities and urban areas in 2020. The municipal area (as of 2001) is 141.89 km (54.78 sq mi), of which 35.68 km (3,568.06 ha) is cantonment. The city is probably the biggest maker of outdoor supplies and the biggest maker of instruments in India. The city is also an education center in western Uttar Pradesh, and is also known as the “Sports City of India”. The city is celebrated for being the beginning stage of the 1857 disobedience to British pioneer rule.

Education

Meerut is an education hub of western Uttar Pradesh, with four universities, about 50 engineering colleges, 23 management colleges, seven pharmacy colleges, four colleges offering hotel management, one college offering fashion design, more than 150 academic colleges And there are more than 50 school. The city is home to Chaudhary Charan Singh University (once Meerut University), Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Swami Vivekananda Subharti University, and Shobhit University. The city has a government engineering college, Sir Chhotu Ram Institute of Engineering and Technology, a constituent college of Chaudhary Charan Singh University. There are schools affiliated with recognized boards like ICSE, CBSE, IB, and state boards. One such school is St. John’s Senior Secondary School (established by Begum Samru) which is over 130 years old, the first IB school in Uttar Pradesh was also Vidya Global School.

Notable people

Indian Rebellion of 1857 Indian

Dhan Singh Gurjar,

Kadam Singh was the leader of a group of Gujjars who fought against the British East India Company during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

King Raja Nain Singh otherwise called an eminent Gurjar lord of the Meerut area in the Indian province of Uttar Pradesh in the eighteenth century.

Sports

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Indian Cricketer

Karn Sharma, Indian Cricketer

Praveen Kumar, Indian Cricketer

Shivam Mavi, Indian Cricketer.

Dharampal Singh Gudha, Oldest Gurjar athlete

Politician

Rajendra Agarwal MP Meerut

Mayor Sunita Verma

Dr. Somendra Tomar MLA South Meerut

Satya Prakash Agarwal MLA Cantt Meerut

Satyaveer Singh Tyagi MLA Kithore Meerut

Sangeet Som MLA Sardhana Meerut

Dinesh Khateek MLA Hastinapur Meerut

Rafiq Ansari MLA City Meerut

Hastinapur Jain Temple

It is located in the Meerut district and is connected through Meerut-Bijnor road for about 37 km. Another 100 km from Meerut. from Delhi. It has been a silent witness to the majestic, grandeur, royal struggles, and majestic anecdotes of the Pandavas and Kauravas. Read More

Augarnath Temple

This temple (also known locally as Kalipaltan Temple) is located at the site where the soldiers of the War of 1857 planned their operations. The temple also houses a memorial built in honor of the martyrs of the 1857 Rebellion, the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The old sanctuary has been supplanted by an advanced rendition. Read More

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