About Badaun

Badaun is the district capital of Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh and it is located very near to the banks of holy River Ganges. The city is popularly called as “City of Saints” or “Madinat ul Awliya” or “Mentha city”. The city is well-known for its pedas. Badaun belongs to Rohilkhand regions of Uttar Pradesh and during ancient times the city was the heart of Rohilkhand. 

Badaun forms the central hub of eastern Uttar Pradesh. It is sited at a distance of 260 km away from the state capital Lucknow and 229 km away from the national capital Delhi. People of all religions and communities reside in the city where Yadav and Muslims forms the majority of the total population in the city. Also Barelwi sections of Muslims are very famous in Badaun as more than hundreds of Muslim saints and martyrs are buried in the city.

Geography of Badaun

Geography of BadaunBadaun covers a total area of 84 sq km of landscape which is nearly 32 sq mi. Badaun city is elevated at a height of 169 meters above sea level that is about 554 feet and it has its coordinates at 28.05° North latitude and 79.12° East longitude. Badaun lies in tropical region of Uttar Pradesh. It is surrounded by Salarpur Tehsil in the North, Ujhani Tehsil in the west, Jagat Tehsil in the East and Mion Tehsil in the South. Shot Nadi flows through the city and it also has many small ponds or taalab in its grounds like the Sagar Tal.   

Climate in Badaun

Humid sub-tropical climate prevails in Badaun. Summers are hot and long with an average temperature of 39.8 ° C while the winters are short and cool with an average temperature of 11.5 ° C. The city experiences an average temperature of 27.5 ° C. The average precipitation in Badaun is 843 mm.
  

Areas and Localities in Badaun

Areas and Localities in BadaunThe popular areas and localities in Badaun are Khera Navada, Arifpur Naavada, Akram Nagar Gadhi, Qabool Pura, Shastri Nagar, Narau Khurd, Narau Buzurg, Vijay Nagar colony, Molvi Tola, Katrabrahmpura, Bada Bazaar, Patiyali, Sarai, Loda Bahedi, Nekpur, Mauzampur Nehnagar, Mira Patti, Avas Vikas Colony and many more.

The Loda Bahedi locality forms the western end of the city where Shot Nadi River flows and it is in this locality of Badaun the state highways UP SH 51, UP SH 33 and UP SH 1 merges all together in the heart of Loda Bahedi. The Arifpur Navada locality on the eastern end of the city homes the popular Van Vibhag garden and it is in this locality the state highways UP SH 43 and UP SH 33 enters Badaun. The Akram Nagar Gadhi forms the top end of the city and the Sagar Tal is located on the boundary of this locality.

Localities nearby Badaun

The major cities that are located near Badaun are Ujhani at 41 km away, Sahawar at 41 km away and Sahaswan at 41 km away. The Taluks that are sited nearby the city are Salarpur at 5 km away, Ujhani at 12 km away and Jagat at 15 km away. The districts that lie close to Badaun are Bareilly at 53 km away, Kanshiram Nagar at 59 km away and Etah at 77 km away.

Demography of Badaun

Demography of BadaunAs per 2011 population census the city recorded a total population of 159221 out of which male constitutes 83475 and female constitutes 75746. The density of population in Badaun is 36383.6 people in an inch per sq km in an area of 4.39 sq km. The population growth in the city is increased by + 0.74 % per year from the last census of 2001. The city homes 29061 homes within its boundary. The city is ranked 42 in Uttar Pradesh in its total population.

The total number of children in the city between the age group of 0 to 6 years is 19613 out of which 10522 constitute boys and 9526 constitute girls. The child population contribute 12.32 % of the total city population. The sex ratio in Badaun is recorded as 907 female out of 1000 male and the child sex ratio in the city is recorded as 882 girls out of 1000 boys. Out of the total Badaun population nearly 14048 people belongs to Schedule Caste and 17 belongs to Schedule Tribe.

The average literacy rate in the city is recorded as 73 % i.e. 101914 people of the total city population are literates. This is higher than the average Uttar Pradesh state literacy rate of 67.68 %. The male literacy rate constitutes 76.67 % i.e. 56012 and the female literacy rate constitutes 68.97 % i.e. 45902. Out of the total city population nearly 61036 people are recorded as illiterates.

Out of the total city population nearly 45778 people are employed out of which male constitutes 41132 and female constitutes 4646. Out of the total working population in Bachhraon about 41896 are engaged in main work and the rest of 3882 are engaged in marginal work.

History of Badaun

The historic Badaun city is one of the very old existing settlements in India as the settlement in Badaun is recorded to be started by 950 AD itself. The city was a hot spot for many of rulers at different time interval. During Iltumish’s period the city made as the Headquarters of their kingdom. As per George Smith’s quotes the city derived its name from Ahir Prince Budh. The Lucknow museum holds an ancient stone script written by Professor Goti John in which Badaun is referred as “Bedamooth” and the neighbourhood is known as “Panchal”. 

Administration in Badaun

Administration in BadaunBadaun is the district Headquarters of Badaun district. Badaun constitutes Municipal Corporation which forms the local body in the city. The Badaun municipal corporation comprises of 29 wards for which elections are conducted once in every 5 years to elect 29 ward members to the municipal corporation and from the 29 ward members one ward member is chosen to be the chairman of Badaun Municipal Corporation. The current chairman of the Badaun municipal corporation is Shri Om Prakash Mathuria. Badaun development authority forms the civic agency of the city. 

Badaun Nagar Palika Parishad
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

Tehsil Office
Address:
Sotha Mohallah
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

Badaun is one of the six Tehsils or sun districts of its district Badaun apart from Bisauli, Bilsi, Dataganj, Gunnaur and Sahaswan. Badaun is the Tehsil Headquarters of Badaun Tehsil. The city operates under Bareilly Division of Uttar Pradesh state administration. Badaun belongs to Badaun Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the constituency is Shri Dharmendra Yadav. The city comes under Badaun Vidhan Sabha constituency and the current MLA of the constituency is Shri Abid Raza Khan. 

Badaun district court came in to existence in the year 1913 and it takes up both civil and criminal cases from the entire six Tehsils of Badaun district. The ADMJ court and JOS court where functioning in Badaun till 1974 after which the ADMJ court was converted into Chief Judicial court and the JOS court was converted into Judicial Magistrate court.  

District Court
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

The district magistrate of Badaun district functions in the district Headquarters Badaun who heads the administration, management and revenue of the district and was assisted by sub assistant magistrate and several superior officers like the Superintendent of police who is responsible for maintaining law and order in the district and is directly answerable to the district magistrate of Badaun.

District Magistrate Office
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

SDM office
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

SP office
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

Here is the list of government offices in Badaun:

Treasury Office
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

Airport Shuttle Service Provider
Address:
MDR 53W
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

Service tax office
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh -243601

Business in Badaun

Badaun city homes many business establishments in its grounds in which most of them are agro based industries like the Shekupur sugar mills, rice mills, bedi factories etc. The other industries include Menthol production plants, automobile production units and Brick klins.

Beauty Parlours in Badaun

The beauty parlours in Badaun are visited by customers from in and around Badaun city. the parlours in the city apart from beauty services also offers beauty treatment and beautician course.

Glamour Beauty Parlour
Address:
Civil Line, D.M Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9457661817
Landmark: Near Pawan Banquet Hall

Choic Beuti Puarlour
Address:
Ragi Chock
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.:  9897503136

Reshu Beauty Parlour
Address:
Civil Line, Ghandi Ground
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9411218813
Landmark: Near Gramin Bank

Kalpana Beauty Parlour
Address:
Gali No-2
Bhagwan Singh Ki Kothi
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9758455754, 9758004411
Landmark: Near Shivpuram

Vaishnavi Beauty parlour
Address:
Arya Samaj Chowk,
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9319505666, 9319272020
Landmark: Nr Raotogi Dharmashala

Neetu Beauty Parlour
Address:
Amin Nager Saray Main Bazar
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9412433104
Landmark: Near Police Chowki Road

Prince Beauty Palour
Address:
Main Market
Charan Singh Tihara Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9756096215

Emergency Services in Badaun

The municipal corporation and the district capital Badaun offers its citizens all sorts of emergency services like ambulance service offered by main hospitals in Badaun and few private agencies, chemist who provides all essential medicines, police stations who ensure peaceful living in Badaun and many more.

Kotwali Budaun
Address:
SH 33, Sotha Mohallah
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601

Nai Sarai police chowki
Address:
Katrabrahmpur
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601

SP office
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601

Banks in Badaun

The district capital Badaun is the central hub for banking services in Badaun district as the cityb homes almost every bank branches in its grounds.

Banks in BadaunCanara Bank
Address
: Raj Complex
Bareilly Mathura Road, Dataganj Tiraha
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 18004250018
Landmark: Near Ambedkar Hostel

Bank Of Baroda
Address:
Asrasi
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-280361, 1800223344,18001024455

State Bank Of India
Address:
Shahbazpur
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-254123, 255132

Hdfc Bank Ltd
Address:
Jogipura Gaushala Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9935903333
Landmark: Near SBI Main Branch

Icici Bank Ltd
Address
: Indira Chowk,Civil Lines
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 8081667777

Oriental Bank Of Commerce
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-226441, 221419, 225603

Axis Bank Ltd
Address:
Ground Floor, Municipal No 704/660
Civil Lines
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-228253, 18002335577,18002095577

Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Address:
Behta Gusain
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 8191901456

Allahabad Bank
Address:
Station Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-224114, 1800220363

Vijaya Bank Budaun
Address:
Uttarapradesh
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-224305
Landmark: Opp.Shiv Mandir, Near Gandhi Ground

Central Bank Of India
Address:
Kutcheri Road
Civil Lines
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-224379, 18002001911
Landmark: Opposite Women Hospital

Syndicate Bank
Address:
Civil Lines Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 9412247229
Landmark: Near Main Post Office

Bank Of Baroda
Address:
Rice Market
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-224511, 1800223344,18001024455, 18004256655

State Bank Of India
Address:
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-226251, 224499

Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Address:
Avas Vikas Budaun
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 8191901409

Bank Of Baroda
Address:
Halwai Chowk
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-224326, 1800223344,18001024455

National Bank For Agritculture And Rural Development(Development Offices )
Address:
Braj Kutir ( First Floor )
Civil Lines
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-268057
Landmark: In Front Of Polish Ground

District Co-Operative Bank
Address:
Indira Chowk, Station Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 05832-226079

Allahabad Bank
Address:
Six Road
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 1800220363

Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Address:
Civil Line
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 8191901410

Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Address
: Barmaikhera
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 8191901411

Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Address:
Dhagawan
Badaun, Uttar Pradesh- 243601
Phone no.: 8191901414

Notable Personalities from Badaun

Notable Persnalities from BadaunThe historic city has given the nation many popular personalities which also includes numerous Sufi saints.  who was the founder of Delhi sultanante is from Badaun and the 3rd ruler of slave dynasty. Humourist Dilawar Figar is from Badaun. Inayat Hussain a classical vocalist who founded Rampur – Sahaswan gharana. Razia Sultana who was one of the most popular princesses in India, she was posted as the Sultan of Delhi for four years. 

Popular Sufi Qawwal Ustad Iqbal Hussain Khan Bandanawazi Qawwal was born in Badaun. He was also awarded the prestigious Sahitya Kala Parishad by the Indian government. Nissar Hussain Khan is another classical vocalist from Badaun who was a Tarana specialist. Other popular personalities from Badaun are Nizamuddin Auliya, Fani Badayuni, Shakeel Badayuni, Bekhud Badayuni, Rashid Khan, Raj Senani, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Ada Jafri, Ismat Chughtai, Zamir Ali Badayuni, Alhaj Shamim Uddin, Abd al-Qadir Bada'uni, Shabnam Romani and Begum Abida Ahmad.

Quick Facts about Badaun

State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Badaun
Altitude: 169 m
Latitude: 28.05° N
Longitude: 79.12° E
PIN Code: 243601
STD Code: 0583
Local Languages: Hindi and Urdu

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