- Chandpur, Bijnor
Chandpur — city — Coordinates Country India State Uttar Pradesh District(s) Bijnor Population 68,359 (2001[update]) Time zone IST (UTC+05:30) Area
• 51 metres (167 ft)
Chandpur is now developing as an industrial town. It has a paper mill, a sugar mill, a snacks factory, and few steel mills,pvc pipe factory and chemical factory.
Agriculture is the main source of income in Chandpur, with sugarcane being the main crop.
The main markets in the city are Mandi Kotla, Dhaali Bazar, Bazaria, Mina Bazar, the Saturday Jama Masjid market, and the Thursday market at Patiyapara.
As of 2001[update], according to the India census, Chandpur had a population of 68,359. Males made up 53% of the population and females 47%. The average literacy rate was 52%, which was lower than the national average of 59.5%, with male literacy at 57% and female literacy at 47%. 16% of the population were under 6 years of age.
There are direct bus services between New Delhi and Chandpur, with buses connecting to the Anand Vihar bus stand in New Delhi.
Chandpur is home to the largest mosque in Bijnor district, the Jama Masjid. The mosque has two minarets which are approximately 150 ft in height.Which was built up by Haji khaleel qureshi
Chandpur plays an active role in Uttar Pradesh politics, being known as "Mini Chahproli", and a number of its MPs have been appointed ministers in the recent past. Politics in Chandpur had always been volatile, with Azad candidates generally winning the local assembly elections.
Schools and colleges in Chandpur include:
- Degree Colleges
- Gulab Singh Degree College
- SP Degree College, Teegri
- Vivekanand Degree College Darbada
- Inter Colleges
- Hindu Inter College (H.I.C., Chandpur)
- Miftahul-uloom Muslim Inter College (M.M.I.C.)
- Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College (S.V.M.I.C)
- Girls' Inter Colleges
- Ideal Girls public school
- Rahmania Girls Inter College
- Shakuntla Girls Inter College
- Vaidik Kanya Inter College
- Fatherson Public School
- J.P. Public School
- Rishi Dayanand Saraswati Shishu Mandir(VAID MANDIR)
- SSM Public School
- ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. http://web.archive.org/web/20040616075334/http://www.censusindia.net/results/town.php?stad=A&state5=999. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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