Bajpur is a city and a municipality in
Udham Singh Nagar district
Udham Singh Nagar district in
the state of Uttarakhand, India. It was formerly known as Bazpur, and
was established early in the 20th century, by the one of the most
powerful rulers of Chand dynasty was Baz Bahadur since 1950,
Bajpur is well connected with the industrial city of Rudrapur and the
historical city of Kashipur. It is an affluent town, mainly due to
large agricultural estates. It was initially, like most of the area
which forms present day Udham Singh Nagar District, a part of the
Terai, and was gradually transformed into arable land by migrants from
Punjab. Most of the early settlers were those rendered homeless by the
India in 1947.
Bajpur has the singular achievement of possessing the first
co-operative sugar mill, which was dedicated to the nation by Jawahar
Lal Nehru. It was the first effort of establishment of a sugar factory
in the co-operative sector, which went into production on 16 February
1959. The much famous hill station "Nainital" is 58 km from this
place. Sight seeing through this route is fantastic. 25 km ahead
Nainital there is a place called Naya Gaon, where there is a
natural waterfall named as Corbett Fall. Moving on the same road you
can reach to Jim Corbett National Park, Which is famous for Tiger and
The area has a lot of large farm lands owned by people who migrated
from Punjab in the early 1950s. A lot of prominent political figures
at the National and State level like CM Parkash Singh Badal, CM
Bhupinder Singh Hooda, MP Rana Gurjeet Singh, MLA Harbhajan Singh
Cheema and Minister of Minorities Commission of Uttrakhand Sardar
Mohar Singh Brah have their roots from this town.
4 Nearby Places of interest
Bazpur is located at 29°10′N 79°10′E / 29.17°N
79.16°E / 29.17; 79.16.
As of 2001[update]
India census, Bazpur had a population of 21,782.
Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Bazpur has an
average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of
59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 14% of the
population is under 6 years of age.
Universal Academy (Educomp)
Sri Dashmesh School (http://dasmeshschoolbazpur.in)
St Mary's School (http://stmaryschoolbzpr.org/)
Inter College Bazpur
Saraswati Sishu Mandir
Saraswati Vidya Mandir
Delhi public School
S T M Convent school
Nearby Places of interest
Jim Corbett National Park
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