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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

Gorakhpur

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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Dozens hospitalised with encephalitis in Gorakhpur - 15 Apr 2010
Gorakhpur, Apr 15 (ANI): Dozens of children have been admitted to a state-run hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district with symptoms of encephalitis.  The disease first came to India in 1978. Thousands of children have

Relatives mourn death of CRPF personnel killed in Chhattisgarh's Maoist attack - 08 Apr 2010
Gorakhpur/Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 8 (ANI): Family members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) killed by the Maoists in an ambush...;Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city lost five paramilitary personnel in the attack

Polluted Ami River poses health hazards for Gorakhpur residents - 31 Mar 2010
Gorakhpur, Mar 31 (ANI): Residents of Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district... across Siddarthnagar, Basti and Gorakhpur Districts in Uttar Pradesh. Units located in the Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA), which do

SP MLA booked for allegedly setting woman on fire - 18 Mar 2010
;The woman, who received serious burn injuries, has been admitted to the Gorakhpur

Uttar Pradesh jail inmates sit for board examinations - 09 Mar 2010
Gorakhpur, Mar 9 (ANI): Jail inmates from various district jails in Uttar Pradesh appeared for the board examinations at the Gorakhpur district Jail... is quite beneficial," said Harender Singh, Jail Incharge, Gorakhpur. 14

Eye donation programme not yielding results in Gorakhpur - 05 Mar 2010
Gorakhpur, Mar. 5 (ANI): Due to lack of awareness, people in Uttar Pradesh...," said R K Jaiswal, Eye Specialist, B R D Medical College, Gorakhpur. While... by setting up an eye bank in Gorakhpur, the bank neglected by the government

Mixed response to General Budget - 26 Feb 2010
Chennai/ Gorakhpur/New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): The General Budget present by the Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday before the Parliament evoked... in Gorakhpur region of Uttar Pradesh. Earlier during the day, Mukherjee

HIV affected people in Gorakhpur initiate rehabilitation for others - 26 Feb 2010
Gorakhpur (UP), Feb 26 (ANI): A voluntary organisation in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district initiates rehabilitation of HIV-infected people. The organization called Gorakhpur Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS

10 Railways Stations to be converted into world class stations - 24 Feb 2010
, Ernakulum, Gorakhpur, Jammu, Jhansi, Kharagpur, Kota, Surat and Thane.  

Eleven Maoists arrested in Lucknow - 09 Feb 2010
at Allahabad, Gorakhpur and Kanpur," Karamveer Singh, police chief of Uttar Pradesh, told

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