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  Uttar Pradesh,Uttar Pradesh Tourism,Uttar Pradesh India,Uttar Pradesh Travel,Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh,Uttarpradesh ...
Maps of U.P. Uttar Pradesh is bounded on the north by Nepal and Tibet and, in India, by Himachal Pradesh state on the northwest, Haryana state and the union territory of Delhi on the west, Rajasthan state on the southwest, Madhya Pradesh state on the south, and Bihar on the east.
Handicrafts from Uttar Pradesh: Bhadohi, Khamaria and Mirzapur are famous for carpet weaving; Farrukhabad for handprinting; Lucknow, for chikan (a type of embroidery); Moradabad, for metal enameling; Varanasi, for brocade and brass ware and Nagina, for its ebony work.
Festivals of Uttar Pradesh: International Yoga Week in Rishikesh in Feb; Taj Mahotsav in Feb; Jhansi festival in Feb-March; Rang Gulal festival in March; Buddha Mahotsav (Apr-May); Badri-Kedar festival in June; Vrindavan Sharadotsav in Oct; Garhwal festival in Oct-Nov; Ganga festival in Oct-Nov; Kumaon festival (Nov); Lucknow festival (Nov-Dec).
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Uttar Pradesh is also of importance to Buddhists; it was at Sarnath that Buddha first preached his message.
The highlights of Uttar Pradesh are the Taj Mahal, the Fatehpur Sikri, the ghats at Varanasi, the hill stations and the Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Almora: is a picturesque district in the Kumaun region, north of Uttar Pradesh.
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 Uttar Pradesh tourism, Uttar Pradesh holidays, hotel bookings & package tours Uttar Pradesh India.
Uttar Pradesh is the land of amalgamation of cultures and faiths, the land of elegance and splendour, the land of dance and music, the land of poetry and paintings, the land of Ghats and Mosques and of course the Land of TAJ MAHAL.
Uttar Pradesh has all the things to lure a tourist to visit this state.
A visit to the Taj, taste of melt in the mouth kebabs and phirni, along with Zardozi embroidered cloth material and the beautiful vessels of Muradabad are the best memories and souvenirs to be cherished and carried from Uttar Pradesh.
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Nourished by the Ganga and its tributaries and one of the most densely populated states of India, Uttar Pradesh lies on the foothills of Himalaya.
Spread over an area of 295,000 sq km with a population of 155 million, geographically it consists of the vast Ganges plain and mighty Himalayas.
Besides, Uttar Pradesh boasts of many beautiful hill stations like Mussoorie, Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet, Pitthoragarh.
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  ISA of UM - Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh, meaning Northern Province, is the largest state that covers approximately 92,437 square miles of India.
Many tourist attractions are all over the Uttar Pradesh as well, such the Taj Mahal and the Kumbh Mela that is held in Allahabad every 12years and is the largest religious gathering in the entire world.
The Uttar Pradesh was the center of the Sepoy Rebellion in 1857.Many nationalist came from U.P. too such as Gandhi, Motilal Neru, and Madan Monan Malaviya.
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 webindia123.com-History of uttar predesh
Uttar Pradesh forms a major area of the Northern fertile plain or the Indo-Gangetic plain.
The regions of Uttar Pradesh was said to have been the ancient Panchala country.
It was in the Uttar Pradesh (The period between 1857-58) that the first struggle for liberation from the British yoke was unleashed.
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Uttar Pradesh is studded with places of tourist attractions across a wide spectrum of interest to people of diverse interests.
The Kathak style of classical dance, which originated in Uttar Pradesh in the 18th century as a devotional dance in the temples of Vrindavan and Mathura, is the most popular form of classical dance in northern India.
One important festival of Uttar Pradesh is Navratri-a nine-day festival dedicated to the Primordial Energy, known as Durga, the consort of Shiva, which begins on the first day of the bright half of the month of Ashvina.
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Uttar Pradesh is one of the most ancient and diverse states of India with numerous age old cities.
Uttar Pradesh - the land of Rama, Krishna, Buddha, Mahavir and Ashoka; the land where the great Mughals had engraved numerous landmarks of history is one of the most sought after destination for tourists in India.
Uttar Pradesh is a land dotted with countless shrines and pilgrimage which hold a special significance in the lives of the Indian people.
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 Uttar Pradesh Summary
Uttar Pradesh is governed by a legislative council and a legislative assembly.
Uttar Pradesh covers the area of the former princely state of Awadh (Oudh) and the British Province of Agra.
Uttar Pradesh state consists of 70 districts, which are grouped into 17 divisions: Agra, Azamgarh, Allahabad, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, Devipatan, Faizabad, Bahraich, Bareilly, Basti, Mirzapur, Moradabad, Meerut, Lucknow, Varanasi, Farrukhabad and Saharanpur.
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 WHO Director-General calls India Number 1' Polio Eradication Priority
This country, and Uttar Pradesh in particular, are the number one priorities for stopping transmission of the polio virus around the world.” India is one of only seven countries to remain infected by polio.
Uttar Pradesh was especially hard hit, with the state now accounting for 64% of all new polio cases worldwide.
To reverse this trend, Uttar Pradesh has confirmed six polio campaigns this year, and planning has been revised to ensure that every child under the age of five years is reached.
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 Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh is a place of gods and goddesses, a land which has an ancient and glorious history.
Uttar Pradesh - the land of Rama, Krishna, Buddha, Mahavir and Ashoka; the land where the great Mughals had engraved numerous landmarks of history is one of the most sought after destination for tourists in India.
Uttar Pradesh is a land dotted with countless shrines and pilgrimage which hold a special significance in the lives of the Indian people.
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 Uttar Pradesh - Police Brutality Unchecked
The police force in Uttar Pradesh has an inordinate amount of power and discretion delegated to them by the legal system, the political climate and society in general.
The state of Uttar Pradesh as well as the central government are both responsible for the failure to address custodial deaths and extrajudicial executions.
The crisis of custodial deaths and extrajudicial executions in Uttar Pradesh is a problem of such enormous proportions that a systematic and thorough intervention is required.
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 Uttar Pradesh - Gospel for Asia
Dotted with holy shrines and pilgrim places, Uttar Pradesh plays an important role in the politics, education, culture and industry of India.
Uttar Pradesh is described as a "rainbow land" where the multi-hued Indian culture has blossomed.
Inhabited by over 150 million people representing a mix of groups, languages and religions, Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state in India.
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 Uttar Pradesh: the ancient cultural craddle of India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blessed by Ganges and Yamuna, the two revered rivers of Indian mythology, Uttar Pradesh is bound by Bihar in the east, Madhya Pradesh in the south, Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana in the west and Nepal together with Uttaranchal, bifurcated from UP in 2000, in the north.
The founding of the slave dynasty in 1206 AD and the sultanates those succeeded gradually extended their frontiers and the present Uttar Pradesh was part of their empires.
The borders of Uttar Pradesh was modified in 2000 AD after bifurcating Uttarkhand from UP to form Uttaranchal, a new state in the Republic of India.
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 Tags - Uttar Pradesh - Instablogs Community
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati claimed there was a "big conspiracy" behind yesterday`s serial blasts in Gorakhpur and alleged that the BJP and the Samajwadi party wanted to foment "communal tension" in the state.
His remarks may be generating controversy in Uttar Pradesh, but India 's ruling Congress party is clear that its young leader and first time MP Rahul Gandhi is here to stay and he knows what he is doing.
Third Phase polling is over in Uttar Pradesh but as many as 118 of the 865 contestants in the third phase of state assembly elections face criminal charges in different courts across the state.
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 Asia Times Online - The best news coverage from South Asia
The Congress' shaky position in Uttar Pradesh is underscored by the fact that in the 2002 assembly elections, the Congress lost in all the segments of Rae Bareili, from where Congress president Sonia Gandhi (Rahul's mother) is now contesting, and won only one segment in Amethi.
Uttar Pradesh might have produced the most prime ministers and many aspiring prime ministers, but it is among the poorest states in this country.
Uttar Pradesh's Muslims are drawn to the Congress.
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 Uttar Pradesh travel guide
The Ganges River, which forms the backbone of Uttar Pradesh, is the sacred river of Hinduism, and four of the religion's seven holy towns are in the state, including Varanasi, the holiest of them all.
Uttar Pradesh is also a place of major importance to Buddhists, for it was at Sarnath, just outside Varanasi, that the Buddha first preached his message of the middle way.
Most of Uttar Pradesh consists of the vast Ganges plain, an area of awesome flatness which often floods dramatically during the monsoon.
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 Offstumped - » Uttar Pradesh to Uttarakhand
Amidst reports that the Centre is considering dismissal of his government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh has convened an emergency meeting on Feb 21st.
Uttar Pradesh Governor TV Rajeswar in his report to the Centre is understood to have expressed apprehensions of horse-trading in case of a trial of strength in the state assembly.
Uttar Pradesh continues to be too large a state for the good of its own people.
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 Uttar Pradesh Travel Guide - Uttar Pradesh Travel and Tourism, Visit Uttar Pradesh India, Tourist Places in Uttar ...
Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state and the fourth largest state in terms of area in the country.
The wealth of its monuments, mountains and lakes, and the religious fervour that it evokes, have made Uttar Pradesh one of the most interesting states of the Indian Union.
Uttar Pradesh offers an endless array of attractions to the tourist, by way of monuments, health resorts, mountain peaks, a wealth of ancient temples and viharas, rich flora and fauna, fascinating rivers and captivating valleys.
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 Uttar Pradesh
It is a border of Nepal and Tibet in China -Northeast, surrounded by states of Himachal Pradesh -Northwest, Haryana, and Rajasthan and Delhi (the union territory) -West, the state of Madhya Pradesh -South, and the state of Bihar -Southeast.
Uttar Pradesh was known as Brahma Fishi Deshi (meaning the land of sages and saints) in the later Vedic Age because of the identity as a dwelling of spirituality.
Uttar Pradesh famous for handicrafts such as, carpet weaving, hand printing, chikan (a type of embroidery), metal enameling, brocade and brass, and ebony work.
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 Uttar Pradesh
Govind Ballabh Pant, noted freedom fighter and first chief minister of Uttar Pradesh; one reason for its adoption was certainly the fact that the abbreviation “U.P.” by which the province had been referred to for a century, was retained.
Uttar Pradesh plays an extremely important role in the history and growth of Hinduism, and in the history of ancient India.
One other notable feature of the Uttar Pradesh education system is the persistence of high level of illiteracy in the younger age group.
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 National Portal of India : Know India : State and UTs
In the medieval period, Uttar Pradesh passed under Muslim rule and led the way to new synthesis of Hindu and Islamic cultures.
The State is bounded by Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in the north, Haryana in the west, Madhya Pradesh in the south, and Bihar in the east.
Uttar Pradesh can be divided into two distinct regions, (i) Southern hills and (ii) Gangetic plain.
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