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Kunda, India
Kunda
Pratyush Anand Mishra "Raja Bhaiya"
city
Kunda Railway Station
Kunda Railway Station
Kunda, India is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kunda, India
Kunda, India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°43′N 81°31′E / 25.72°N 81.52°E / 25.72; 81.52Coordinates: 25°43′N 81°31′E / 25.72°N 81.52°E / 25.72; 81.52
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictPratapgarh
Government
 • MLARaja Bhaiya
Population (2001)
 • Total22,331
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
PIN230204
Telephone code05341
Websitepratapgarh.nic.in
 
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Kunda, India
Kunda
Pratyush Anand Mishra "Raja Bhaiya"
city
Kunda Railway Station
Kunda Railway Station
Kunda, India is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kunda, India
Kunda, India
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°43′N 81°31′E / 25.72°N 81.52°E / 25.72; 81.52Coordinates: 25°43′N 81°31′E / 25.72°N 81.52°E / 25.72; 81.52
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictPratapgarh
Government
 • MLARaja Bhaiya
Population (2001)
 • Total22,331
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
PIN230204
Telephone code05341
Websitepratapgarh.nic.in

Kunda is a town and a Tahsil in Pratapgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Kunda is located at 25°43′N 81°31′E / 25.72°N 81.52°E / 25.72; 81.52.[1] It has an average elevation of 89 metres (291 feet). Kunda is not a very old town and probably was founded during the British Raj. Kunda is Located on Allahabad-Lucknow National Highway 24B.[2] Place is developing as main commercial location in the region.

About 12 km away from Kunda there is a great temple known as Haudeswar Naath. There lies a natural shivling which is worshiped by Hindus all over India.

Just 2 km away from Haudeswar Naath Dhaam is Raja Bhaiya's Dr. Ambedkar Bird sanctuary, which is located in Benti village.

5 km north there is Mangarh Dham, where is newly built Bhakti Mandir is one of the most beautiful constructions in Uttar Pradesh.

2012 Assembly Elections[edit]

Raghuraj Pratap Singh, more commonly known as Raja Bhaiya (born 1969) is an Indian politician and currently an Independent Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA), having been elected fifth time in a row from Kunda in the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly election, 2012.[3] He is a descendant of the Bhadri Family which ruled the former Bhadri princely state of Oudh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Kunda had a population of 22,331. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kunda has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 47%. In Kunda, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of Interest[edit]

Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj has an ashram (Bhakti Dham) at Mangarh in Kunda. Sonu Singh nursing home [Chaild specialist] tilory mode Attanagar,kunda}

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