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The city of Gorakhpur is situated in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This city in the eastern part of the state commands great religious significance. This one of the major cities in state of Uttar Pradesh houses headquarters of Gorakhpur District and Gorakhpur Division


The city of Gorakhpur is situated in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This city in the eastern part of the state commands great religious significance. This one of the major cities in state of Uttar Pradesh houses headquarters of Gorakhpur District and Gorakhpur Division. The city named after the saint Gorakshanath of Nathpanthi sect is also known for housing places of worship of Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jain and Sikh communities. Besides, the city is well admired for its great culture, where peoples of different communities live in complete harmony. Owing to its significance, latest news from Gorakpur can always be heard.

The city was one of the major bases for the Indian independence movement during 20th century. The site for Chauri Chaura violence is situated in vicinity. After independence the city has developed, as one of the major centers of trade and commerce in eastern Uttar Pradesh. As a headquarter of the North Eastern Railways, the city has become one of the major junctions in the region from where there are direct rail links to almost all the major cities in India.

The economy of the city is primarily based on service sector and agricultural production, as there is lack of industries. As it is one of the major cities in eastern Uttar Pradesh, it receives heavy population influx in search of employment and education.

Reaching Gorakhpur is very easy as it is well connected to excellent road and rail networks. The city also enjoys air connectivity but flights are very few. For tourists there are numerous tourist attractions in Gorakhpur that include Gorakhnath Temple, Vishnu Temple, Gita Press, Kusumi Vinod Van. Geeta Vatika, Ramgarh Tal, Rail Museum and Water Park. An excursion to several other places around the city can also be made. Accommodations for every budget can be found in the city.

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Deadly disease infects locals in Gorakhpur - 09 Sep 2011
Gorakhpur, Sep 9(ANI): The number of locals infected with encephalitis has crossed 1,100 in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district. Several patients have been... years at the Gorakhpur Medical College Hospital. Doctors said

Locals express anger at dilapidated condition of freedom fighters' memorials in UP - 14 Aug 2011
Lucknow, Aug 14(ANI): Ahead of the 65th Independence Day, the dilapidated condition of freedom fighters' memorials in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, drew sharp... of Gorakhpur blamed the municipal corporation for their callous and irresponsible

Japanese encephalitis claims more lives in Uttar Pradesh - 03 Aug 2011
Gorakhpur, Aug 3 (ANI): Japanese encephalitis, a viral disease, continue to affect locals in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur District. Over 700 patients have... 7000 people have died of encephalitis in the last 32 years at the Gorakhpur

Rahul Gandhi urges youth to fight illegal land acquisition in UP - 21 Jul 2011
Gorakhpur, July 21 (ANI): Raising concern over the illegal land acquisition by the Uttar Pradesh government, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday urged youth of the state to fight for the rights of their farmers. 

Rahul Gandhi to promote Youth Congress membership drive in Uttar Pradesh - 20 Jul 2011
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will undertake a two-day tour from Thursday to promote membership drive of the Youth Congress in Uttar Pradesh.  "Rahul Gandhi will visit Mau and Gorakhpur tomorrow

Zoologists prepare crop-specific organic fertilizer in Uttar Pradesh - 10 Jul 2011
Gorakhpur, July 10(ANI): Zoologists in Uttar Pradesh's Deen Dayal Upadhyaya University have prepared a crop-specific organic fertilizer or vermicompost to get one of the best options available for the treatment of organics-rich solid

UP Human Rights Commission seeks reply from Mayawati Govt. on rape cases - 21 Jun 2011
, Firozabad and Gorakhpur asking them to submit a detailed report about the recent

108-year-old prisoner walks out of jail, can hardly speak - 19 Jun 2011
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 19 (ANI): Family members of Brij Bihari Pandey, 108, who is finally released from Gorakhpur district jail after being convicted... completed the bail formalities and secured his release from Gorakhpur's divisional jail

BJP to continue its agitation against corruption: Gadkari - 25 May 2011
Gorakhpur, May 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said his party will continue their agitation against corruption at higher level.  Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, Gadkari said: BJP will make

Gorakhpur students protest attack on Libya - 24 Mar 2011
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Mar.24 (ANI): Students of the Anjuman Islamia Madrasa in Gorakhpur have objected to the United Nations-mandated attack on Libya by allied forces, claiming the offensive is against humanity. They urged

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