District Fatehpur was setup on November 10th, 1826 A.d. as a separate district, taking fertile land lying in between river Ganga & river Yamuna. . Thus, this is among a few oldest districts in the state of Uttar Pradesh . Besides having a grand religious and historical background, this is motherland of Martyr Jodha Singh Ataiya, Martyr Dariyaw Singh and many other freedom fighters & renowned hindi poet Rashtrakavi Sohan Lal Dwivedi. This district is situated between two important cities Allahabad, which is also known as 'Prayag' and Kanpur. This is well connected with those cities by train route and by road also. The distance from Allahabad is 117 Km and from Kanpur is 76 Km by rail. The north boundry of the district is limited by river Ganga and southern is ended with river Yamuna.
|District Fatehpur at a glance|
|Development Blocks (13)||Airaya|
|Urban/Town Areas (6)||Fatehpur M.B.|
|Koda Jahanabad T.A.|
This monument is the symbol of sacrifices offered by freedom fighters . On 28th April, 1858, fifty two freedom fighters were hanged on an "Imali" tree by the british army . The "Imali" tree still exists, people believe that the growth of tree has stopped after the massacre. This place is very near to town Khajuha in Bindki Subdivision of the district .Bhitaura
This is block headquarter situated at the bank of holy river Ganga . This is the place where renowned saint Bhrigu worshipped for a long time . Here, flow of river Ganga is towards north direction, which is very important from the religious point of view .Hathgam
This is also block headquarter and birth place of great freedom fighter Late Shri Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi & renowned Urdu poet Shri Iqbal Verma . It is said, this was populated by Saint Parashar .Renh
A very old village situated on the bank of river Yamuna . Two decades before a very old idol of Lord Vishnu, made up of precious alloy, was found in this village . Now that idol is in a temple in village Kirtikheda on Bindki Lalauli road .Shivrajpur
This village is situated at the bank of river Ganga near Bindki, which is a sub-division . In this village, there is a very old temple of Lord Krishna, which is known as "Mirabai Ka Mandir" (temple of Mirabai) . It is said that idol of Lord Krishna was founded by Mirabai, a renowned devotee of Lord Krishna and a member of royal family of Mewar state .Tenduli
A village situated on Chaudagara-Bindki road . It is believed that victims of snake/dog biting, persons suffering from parapsychological problems get relief from the temple of Baba Jhamdas in this village
Farrukhabad is situated between Lat. 26° 46' N & 27° 43' N and Long. 79° 7' E & 80° 2' E. It forms a part of Kanpur division. Farrukhabad was founded by Nawab Mohammad Khan Bangash, who named it after the reigning emperor Farrukhsiyar, in 1714. The district is bounded by Badaun and Shahjahanpur on the north, Hardoi on the east, Kannauj on the south and district Etah & Mainpuri on the west. Rivers Ganga & Ramganga are located towards the east & Kali Nadi towards the south. The district consist of 3 Tehsils with a total area of 2,28,830 Ha., has 7 Blocks, 511 Gram Panchayats, 1010 Revenue villages, 13 Police Stations, 2 Nagar Palikas and 4 Nagar Panchayats (Town Area) & 1 Cantt. Board with total population of 12.84 Lacs. The climate of the district is characterised by a hot dry summer and a pleasant cold season.
|The name of Tehsils & blocks included in the district are as follows :|
|Tehsil (Farrukhabad )||Barhpur|
Situated at about 45 kms from district headquarter in Tehsil Kaimganj, it is a place of great antiquity and is said to have been founded by the Sant Kampila. It was here that the famous Svayamvara took place in which Arjun succeeded in winning the hand of Draupadi. The temple of Rameshwarnath Mahadev, which stands in the town is very old. The temple is traditionally attributed to Shatrughana brother of Rama. It is said that he had brought the idol (Lingam) of Shiva, which was worshipped by Sita, the wife of Rama in Ashok Vatika while she was held in captivity in Lanka. This idol is said to be stalled in this temple. The Sarogi community subscribed to the erection of three temples dedicated to the Jain tirthankara, Neminath which has made the place sacred to the Jains.Sankisa
Situated at about 38 kms to the southwest of the district headquarters. The place is known for its association with Budha and its ancient Buddhist remains. According to the Buddhist belief it is believed that it was here that Budha descended again upon earth after he had been for three months in heaven. Besides above places Kaimganj is known for the chewing Tobacco industry and a Sugar Mill. The district Farrukhabad produced about 8 million tonnes of Potato and hence have about 61 Cold Storages, the district is also known for its Sunflower cultivation.