Kunda, India

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Kunda
—  city  —
Kunda
Location of Kunda
in Uttar Pradesh and India
Coordinates25°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
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
District(s)Pratapgarh
altitude = 89
Population22,331 (2001)
Time zoneIST (UTC+05:30)
Websitewww.madebyindia.com
 
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Kunda
—  city  —
Kunda
Location of Kunda
in Uttar Pradesh and India
Coordinates25°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
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
District(s)Pratapgarh
altitude = 89
Population22,331 (2001)
Time zoneIST (UTC+05:30)
Websitewww.madebyindia.com

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

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Geography

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 Dr. Ambedkar Bird sanctuary, which is located in Benti village.

2012 Assembly Elections

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 belongs to Bhadri family Oudh of Kunda, Uttar Pradesh.

Demographics

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.

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