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  Purvanchal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Purvanchal is a geographic region of north-central India, which comprises the eastern end of Uttar Pradesh state.
Purvanchal comprises chiefly of three divisions -- the eastern-Awadhi region in the west, the western-Bhojpuri region in the east and the northern-Baghelkhand region in the south.
Purvanchal includes the districts of Varanasi, Chandoli, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Deoria, Azamgarh, Mau, Maharajganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Siddharth Nagar, Ballia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Purvanchal   (397 words)

 Allahabad is not a Bhojpuri land
Making use of this new development, Purvanchal —- the Bhojpuri speaking area is being aggressively propagated as an area totally distinct in culture from the rest of UP, to pave way for creating a division in the minds of people.
Eventhough Purvanchal, like Allahabad is part of the mainstream UP culture, and Bhojpuri is a great culture in itself, but if the state is being divided on regional basis, then Allahabad most certainly belongs in central UP.
Purvanchal is the most populated region of the entire country.
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 HIMAL SOUTHASIAN | May - June 2006
The citizens of Purvanchal are perhaps comfortable with this inevitability – to be able to live the lives they do in remote villages and small towns, which both the state capital of Lucknow and national capital of Delhi have forgotten even exist.
The largest town in Purvanchal is Gorakhpur, set amidst an agricultural backwater largely untouched by the Green Revolution that has boosted the regions to the west – Haryana, Punjab and the western half of Uttar Pradesh.
The leaders of Purvanchal have often claimed that the discriminatory policy of the Uttar Pradesh government in Lucknow responsible for the backwardness of the region, leading to the demand for a separate state.
www.himalmag.com /2006/may/cover_story_1.html   (8029 words)

 Purvanchal Vikas Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Purvanchal Vikas Party, a political party in the Indian state of Punjab founded in 2004.
Amongst other issues, PVP demands the construction of a Purvanchal Bhavan for migrant labourers.
The convenor of the party (until a regular conference is held) is T.R. Misra.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Purvanchal_Vikas_Party   (110 words)

 HIMAL SOUTHASIAN | October 2006
Geographically, Allahabad is an integral part of the Ganga-Yamuna Doab, as it is situated at the confluence of the two rivers.
Another cultural difference between Allahabad and Purvanchal is food: the staple in Allahabad is wheat, in Purvanchal it is rice.
Purvanchal’s important festivals – like the chath – are not celebrated here.
himalmag.com /2006/october/mail.htm   (741 words)

 Cover Story   (Spotlight Weekly)
Two other universities Purvanchal University and Pokhara University – which are very smaller in terms of number of students and faculties – also have better results than Tribhuwan University.
Country’s two universities Purvanchal and Pokhara have similar kind of problems as TU since their administration spending has already increased over the years.
Although Purvanchal and Pokhara University were established more than five years ago, they are yet to prove effective institution for higher education proving distinct education that is different than TU.
www.nepalnews.com.np /contents/englishweekly/spotlight/2005/jan/jan28/coverstory.htm   (2931 words)

 The Hindu : Other States / Uttar Pradesh News : Congressmen demand separate Purvanchal, Bundelkhand States
The demand was raised by most of the delegates who attended the 90 minute interactive session of the camp held last evening.
Incidentally, the demand for a separate Bundelkhand State had also been raised by the Congressmen during the party's first leadership development camp held in Chitrakoot, in the Bundelkhand area of the State, recently.
The participants claimed that out of the 18 crore population of U.P., seven crore people alone resided in the Purvanchal (eastern) region of the State.
www.hindu.com /2005/03/07/stories/2005030702770300.htm   (392 words)

 U.P. Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
He said that Purvanchal had actively participated in the independence struggle and U.P. Government would do all possible efforts for the development of its people.
The Chief Minister said that Purvanchal was a backward area and women were lagging behind in the process of development.
All the poor women and 18 per cent women belonging to forward castes would get two sarees each very soon, he said adding that number would be increased to five sarees after the formation of next government.
www.upgov.nic.in /news11.asp?idn=2396   (631 words)

 Printer Friendly Version   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Purvanchal Construction Works is another player with a project, Silver City I, here.
In the past, the Purvanchal has handed over possession of nearly 5,000 flats in the Noida area.
The next question is whether you should invest with Purvanchal, when you have so many other options.
www.expressindia.com /print.php?newsid=61711   (954 words)

 U.P. Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
He said that his government attached importance to the development of Purvanchal and Bundelkhand, which had been included in its priorities.
He regretted that the Congress, which remained in power at the Centre for a long time, merely rendered lip service to the development of these areas but practically did nothing tangible to need the aspirations of the people.
Amar Singh, who accompanied the C.M., said the State was moving ahead on the path of development faster than expected and the projects being started now would soon play a vital role in stepping up the development of Purvanchal.
www.upgov.nic.in /news11.asp?idn=2441   (485 words)

 Zee News - LJP demands formation of separate Purvanchal state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
In the third five-year plan, the Planning Commission had divided the state up in five economic zones, including central and western UP, Bundelkhand, Uttarakhand and Purvanchal, LJP state general secretary Rajkumar Ojha said demanding the formation of Purvanchal to eradicate poverty and ensure development of the region.
Purvanchal had a population of over six crore according to 1991 census and 147 assembly and 28 Parliament seats, which forms basis of formation of the new state," Ojha said, adding that in Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur and Arunachal were some states with only two parliamentary seats.
The party will take up the matter and try to drive home the point that it should be given the status of a separate state, he added.
www.zeenews.com /znnew/articles.asp?aid=297173&sid=REG   (198 words)

 Welcome To purvanchal.
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We are coming with another two new segments of Purvanchal i.e “Purvanchal Heights” and “Purvanchal Grace” in Greater NOIDA with latest ultra modern amenities consisting of approx 650 flats at plot No. GH-02, ZETA-01, Greater NOIDA.
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 Tehelka - The People's Paper
Culturally and historically too, Purvanchal is a national repository — the Buddha preached his first sermon here, Tulsi Das penned his version of the Ramayana on the banks of the Ganga in Varanasi, Humayun lost his empire to Sher Shah Suri near Chandauli.
So much enrichment has inevitably made Purvanchal a museum, for there is little of a viable future reflected in its everyday life.
Synonymous with lawlessness, terrible violence, entrenched poverty and an apathetic and ineffective administrative infrastructure, Purvanchal is now not just on the geographical edge of up but on the furthest edges of an otherwise, largely progressive India.
www.tehelka.com /story_main18.asp?filename=hub060306the_udder.asp   (1688 words)

 1 lakh students’ fate hangs in balance : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
In Gorakhpur and Basti division, nearly 5000 students are studying in 25 distance education centres recognised by the Purvanchal University.
He said in the prospectus of the Purvanchal  University, it was mentioned that the courses run by distance education centers were approved by the Directorate of Distance Education and were funded by Distance Education Council, New Delhi.
Coordinators of Nav Jyoti PG College and other colleges asked when State universities had no power to operate education centres outside the areas of jurisdiction, why Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Manipal University, Angupa University and Makhan Lal Chaturvedi University were allowed to run their education centres in the State.
www.hindustantimes.com /2005/Jul/18/5922_1433436,0015002500030003.htm   (440 words)

 Geography of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The climate varies from sub tropical in the foothills to tundra at the higher elevations of these mountain ranges.
The mountains on India's eastern border with Myanmar are called as the Patkai or the Purvanchal.
They were created by the same tectonic processes that resulted in the formation of the Himalaya.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geography_of_India   (5365 words)

 CSE: Media Fellowships: Innovating Survival: Sustainable Development and Livelihoods in India's North-east
His story ideas included the economics and business trail of extraction, impact of extraction on bio-diversity, impact of trade on tribal society, business chains: from villages to metros, and attitude of government and traditional tribal councils.
Anil published five exhaustive stories in Dainik Jagaran, Lucknow between December 23 and 28, 2004 and in Purvanchal Prahari between December 10 and 14, 2004.
His first story was on the illegal trade in medicinal plants and herbs rampant in Arunachal Pradesh and the helplessness of the forest department in stopping it.
www.cseindia.org /programme/media/north-east.htm   (2817 words)

 :: Agarwal College ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
The Veer Bahadur singh purvanchal university (VBS University), jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, an affiliating- cum- residential university was established in the year 1987 by the U.P. State universities act 1973, the universities received the UGC recongnition under 2f in the year 1988 and under 12B in the year Uttar Pradesh.
The university is located on a campus covring an area of over 170 acres.
The VBS Purvanchal University has appointed NIMACT as resourse development centre to recomend suitable applicant for appointment as coordinates for DESC of uiversity in India and abroad.
www.agcedu.com /vbs.php   (261 words)

 Uttar Pradesh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
In 1991, the Uttar Pradesh government set up development funds, known as nidhis, for Bundelkhand (7 districts) and Purvanchal (28 districts), to "ensure the twin objectives of balanced development and reducing inter-regional disparities and backwardness".
Note: The purvanchal as an administrative unit is not the same as the ethnic purvanchal region.
Ethnically purvanchal/ bhojpuri speaking areas are those that are contiguous with North western Bihar.
www.vetty.com /wpcd/wp/u/Uttar_Pradesh.htm   (1939 words)

 Soka Gakkai--NEWS: 2001 Newsletters-Vice-Chancellor of Purvanchal University, India, Receives Soka Gakkai's Hiroshima ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
On January 17, a delegation from Purvanchal University in India, headed by Vice Chancellor Prem Chandra Patanjali, visited Hiroshima City, the first city to have experienced horrific effects of an atomic bomb and considered the starting point for peace in Japan.
The group first toured the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and saw with their own eyes the destructive power and after-effects of the bomb from items and sites displayed at and around the museum grounds.
Patanjali was awarded the Chugoku Soka Gakkai's Hiroshima Peace Award for his promotion of the philosophy and movement of nonviolence and humanistic education as Gandhi Bhawan Deputy Director of Delhi University and as Vice Chancellor of Purvanchal University.
www.sokagakkai.info /html3/news3/newsletters3/01newsltrs3/n3_010120-b.html   (245 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Purvanchal includes the districts of Varanasi, Chandoli, Ghazipur, Jaunpur, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Gorakhpur, Kushi Nagar, Deoria, Azamgarh, Mau, Maharajganj, Basti, Sant Kabir Nagar, Siddharth Nagar, Ballia, Allahabad, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Fatehpur, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Sultanpur, Gonda, Bahraich, Shravasti and Balrampur.
Today, Purvanchal is fast emerging as an ethnic identity for Bhojpuri speaking people of U.P., Bihar and Nepal.
The above list of 28 districts that has been notified at one stage of the development of the Purvanchal or 'eastern U.P.' concept, by the U.P. government is based on economic considerations and those of contiguity and not that of ethnicity.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Purvanchal   (477 words)

 Poorvanchal Gramin Bank   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Exercising the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 23A of RRB Act 1976, the Government of India, by its notification in the Official Gazette, for the first time provided for the amalgamation of two well established and good profit making Gorakhpur Kshetriya Gramin Bank and Basti Gramin Bank, into one Purvanchal Gramin Bank.
This event is recognised as the mile stone in progress and upliftment of the very poors of the region.
Purvanchal Gramin Bank having its head office at Gorakhpur operates through the network of its 305 branches, in seven districts (Gorakhpur, Mahrajganj, Deoria, Kushinagar, Basti, Siddharthnagar and Sant Kabir Nagar) of Purvanchal.
www.chaurichaura.com /pgb/index.html   (306 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Nation
A former Chief Minister of Delhi, Mr Madan Lal Khurana, former cricketer Kirti Azad and Shatrughan Sinha at the launch of the Purvanchal Kranti Sangh in New Delhi on Friday.
Asked about criticism within the BJP over his floating the Purvanchal Kranti Sangh despite being member of the party, Mr Khurana shot back saying the organisation was apolitical and he wanted to serve the people without any self-interest.
It is the LJP led by its supremo, Mr Ram Vilas Paswan, which holds the key in the crucial third phase of polling for 72 seats spread over 11 districts on November 13 to tilt the balance either in favour of the NDA or neutralise its impact to benefit the RJD.
www.tribuneindia.com /2005/20051105/nation.htm   (2470 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
SHRI HARI KEWAL PRASAD (Salempur): Land in Eastern Uttar Pradesh is fertile and rich in natural wealth.
The position today is that rural youth are migrating to cities as a result of which agricultural operations have also been adversely affected.
I demand in this august House that "Purvanchal Pradesh" should be created by merging 18 districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh in order to facilitate rapid development of the area.
www.parliamentofindia.nic.in /ls/lsdeb/ls10/ses1/10200891.htm   (113 words)

 Northeast Buddhists Accuse Rebels of Harassment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
In a statement released Thursday, Purvanchal Bhikkhu Sangha alleged that two militant groups, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM)and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland –Khaplang (NSCN-K), have demanded the land of Buddhists living in the Tirap Changlang areas of Aruchal Pradesh, causing major concern.
Several leaders of Purvanchal Buddhist Association have condemned the incidents and demanded immediate intervention by the Indian government.
Since India is a secular country, every one has the right to profess and practice their religion," the statement further said.
www.mizzima.com /archives/news-in-2004/news-in-jun/11-jun04-20.htm   (223 words)

 Purvanchal Express in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
Purvanchal Express runs daily between Howrah Railway Station and Gorakhpur Junction Railway Station.
(The eastern region of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are called ‘Purvanchal,’ meaning ‘eastern lands.’).
Train number 5048: Gorakhpur to Howrah, leaves Gorakhpur at 10:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
www.india9.com /i9show/52187.htm   (84 words)

 Purvanchal Association to hold Chhath Puja   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
This is the only Hindu festival in which the Sun is worshipped at sunrise and sunset.
Having taken permission from the UT Administration, Purvanchal Welfare Association will be organise Chhath Puja at Sukhna Lake from 4.30 pm - 7 pm and from 4.30 am to 7 am on Monday.
This is only Hindu festival when the Sun is worshiped during the Sunrise and the Sunset.
cities.expressindia.com /fullstory.php?newsid=155950   (125 words)

 VBS Purvanchal University in Jaunpur India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-22)
VBS (Veer Bahadur Singh) Purvanchal University, formerly known as Purvanchal University, is located in Jaunpur.
Established in 1987 as a residential-cum-affiliating university, it is named after Late Shri Veer Bahadur Singh, the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
The university has affiliated colleges spread over the districts of Allahabad, Sant Ravidas Nagar Bhadohi, Varanasi, Jaunpur, Sonbhadra, Azamgarh, Ballia, Chandauli and Ghazipur.
www.india9.com /i9show/65917.htm   (61 words)

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Its continuous diversification to another businesses such as real estate and automotive dealerships has well established the fact that it can grow and adapt itself to suit the current business needs and demands and still retains leadership in its new businesses.
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