Kakori

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Kakori
Ceety
Kakori is locatit in Uttar Pradesh
Kakori
Kakori
Location in Uttar Pradesh, Indie
Coordinates: 27°45′19″N 79°16′42″E / 27.75528°N 79.27833°E / 27.75528; 79.27833
Kintra Indie
StateUttar Pradesh
DestrictLucknow
Elevation
121 m (397 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Tot16,731
Leids
 • OffeecialUrdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Kakori is a toun an a nagar panchayat in Lucknow destrict in the Indie state o Uttar Pradesh. It is situatit 14 km north o Lucknow. Mair widely kent for its kebabs, Zardozi wirk an Dasheri mangoes, Kakori is the centre o ance flourishin Urdu poetry an aw, literatur an the Qadiriya Qalandari Sufi Order. This ceety came intae licht o the warld history efter 9 August 1925 when some Indie revolutionars forcefully snatched the govrenment's treasury frae a train. The incident is cried as Kakori train robbery or the Kakori conspiracy case o Breetish period.

Kakori conspiracy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The luiting o a train near tae Kakori in August 1925 became kent as the Kakori conspiracy. The luiters comprised several fowk involvit in the Indie unthirldom muivement. A memorial tae the conspirators exists in the toun.[1]

A crater on Mars is namit efter Kakori. p;metres (396 feet).

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

As o 2001 Indie census,[2] Kakori haed a population o 16,731. Males constitute 53% o the population an females 47%. Kakori haes a average leeteracy rate o 46%, lawer than the naitional average o 59.5%: male lieeteracy is 51%, an female leeteracy is 40%. In Kakori, 13% o the population is unner 6 years o age.

Popular cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kakori haes been uised as a settin for various movies, o which Junoon (1978) an Umrao Jaan (1981) are twa examples. Anwar (2007) featured the toun an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sinha, Arunav. "Tourist spot tag may uplift Kakori". Lucknow: Times Of India. TNN. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  2. "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.