About Amethi

AmethiAmethi is a town that belongs to Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh. It is sited at a distance of 14 km from the district headquarters Gauriganj, 179 km away from the state capital Lucknow and 641 km away from the national capital New Delhi. Amethi was formed in 2010. Amethi is popularly known as Raipur Amethi. Hanumangarhi Mandir and old masjids are very popular landmarks in Amethi town as they are more than 100 years old. People of all religions and communities reside in Amethi and all festivals are celebrated at a grand scale. Agriculture is the main occupation of the locals in the town and it is the main economy contributing factor in Amethi.

History of Amethi

Amethi, or the Raipur Amethi, derives its name from the Raja (or King) of Amethi - giving it the term Raipur - who lived in Ram Nagar locality of Amethi. In Raipur's Phulwari old fort the ancestors of Amethi Raja lived. The tomb of renowned poet Saint Malik Muhammad Jayasi is sited at a distance of 3 km from Amethi, a fort was also built here by Bachghoti Rajas.

Geography of Amethi

The town is elevated at a height of 100 meters above sea level which is about 300 feet and has its coordinates at 26.168958° North latitude and 81.799307° East longitude. The town is bounded by Shahgarh Tehsil in the North, Sangrampur Tehsil in the South, Gauriganj Tehsil in the west and Bhetua Tehsil in the East. The villages that are located near Amethi are Parsawan at 2 km, Jangal Ram Nagar at 3 km, Katra Phool Kunwar at 3 km, Thaura at 4 km and Pindoriya at 5 km. The cities that lie close to Amethi are Jais at 31 km, Sultanpur at 32 km, Rae Bareli at 63 km and Lal Gopalganj Nindaura at 67 km. The Taluks that lie close to Amethi are Sangrampur 12 km away, Shahgarh 13 km away and Gauriganj 14 km away. The districts nearby Amethi are Sultanpur 31 km away, Pratapgarh District 36 km away, Rae Bareli 63 km away and Faizabad 85 km away. Summers are hot and winters are very cool in Amethi. The town has numerous water bodies in its grounds and it also forms the source of water for agriculture.

Demography

As per 2011 census, the town has a total population of about 13849 out of which 7049 constitutes male and 6800 constitutes female. The sex ratio in the town is 965 female out of 1000 male. The child between the age group of 0 to 6 in the town was 1731 which is nearly 12.50 % of the total town population. The child sex ratio in the town is 987 girls out of 1000 boys. Both female and child sex ratio in Amethi is much higher than the average state ratio of 912 and 902. Nearly 78.30 % of the total population are literates in which male literacy rate constitutes 86.01 % and female literacy rate constitutes 70.27 %. About 12.87 % of the total population belongs to Schedule Caste. The town has 2262 houses. Nearly 3817 people of the town are employed out of which male constitutes 3155 and female constitutes 662. Out of this working population 77.23 % are engaged in main work and the rest of 22.77 % are engaged in marginal work.

Tourist Places in Amethi

The town is sited amidst many popular tourist destinations like Pratapgarh 34 km away, Shringverpur 59 km away, Rae Bareli 63 km away, Faizabad 85 km away and Allahabad 89 km away. All these destinations are well-connected to Amethi in terms of roadways and Amethi railways stations. These are best locations to tour for a day from Amethi.

Administration in Amethi

Amethi is a municipal board and it operates under the Faizabad division of State administration. Amethi is one of the five Tehsils of the district apart from Gauriganj, Musafirkhana, Tiloi and Salon. It is also an administrative block in Amethi Tehsil apart of 15 other blocks in Amethi district namely Gauriganj, Musafirkhana, Tiloi, Salon, Jagdishpur, Bazar Shukul, Bhadar, Bhetua, Sangrampur, Shahgarh, Jamo, Deeh, Chhatoh, Singhpur and Bhadurpur. Amethi is one of the most popular Lok Sabha constituency seat in India as it is from here the top Indian Congress leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru, Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are elected to Parliament. The constituency also has given non-Congress MP twice. The current MP of Amethi is Rahul Gandhi, the son of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Municipal Board is responsible for the administration and tax collection in Amethi as it is the local self-government of the town. The municipal board of Amethi also registers births and deaths in the town.

Sweet Shops in Amethi

Sweets play a vital role in Amethi city during festivals and functions. Find here the list of sweet shops in Amethi.

Pradeep Sweet House And Jalpan Grah
Bus Station
Musafferkhana, C.S.M.nagar
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9838635367

Santosh Misthan Bhandar
Chowk, Station Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9935499893

Pawan Misthan Bhandar
Chowk, Station Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9161614999, 7800066543

Shyam Sweet Palace
Korva Gate No -2
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9452050802
Landmark: Near S B I Hall

Krishna Sweets House
Kakwa Road Chowk
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 7379091684

Bandna Jalebi &Samosa
Katra Lalganj Gauriganj
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9670338882

Shiva Jalebi & Samosa
Katra Lalganj Gauriganj
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9554775080

Misthan Ki Dukan
Kakwa Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 8601399393

Sanjeev Sweet House
Gandhi Chauk
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9307226579

Beverages in Amethi

Tea is consumed by a larger population in Amethi. Here is the list of beverage stalls in Amethi city.

Ashok Tea Centre
Dhammaur Road, Vill- Parsava
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9919152806

Aajam Tea Centers
Amethi Road, Gauriganj
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 8948840909

Jaisawal Jus Corners
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9565929968

Beauty Parlours in Amethi

Quality beauty service-cum-treatment is offered at all beauty salons of Amethi town. Here is the detailed list of beauty salons in Amethi.

Yashveer Herbal Beauty Parlour
Munshiganj Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 7275474707
Landmark: Near Dharma Petrol Tanki

Pratibha Beauty Parlour
Durgapur Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9807620795
Landmark: Near Bank Of Baroda

Pratibha Beauty Parlour
Durgapur Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh-227405
Phone no.: 9807620795
Landmark: Near Bank Of Baroda

Healthcare Centres in Amethi

Amethi municipal board has many health centres that offer quality healthcare services. Here is the list of healthcare centres in Amethi.

Sanjay Gandhi Hospital
Munshiganj
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh - 227405
Phone no.: 9839001581

Faiz Nursing Home
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh - 227405
Phone no.: 8188805456

Patanjali Arogya Kendra
Pratapgarh Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh - 227405
Phone no.: 9760095168, 9473557904
Landmark: Opposite Degree College

Harsh Homeo Nidaan Kendra
10/89, Dhamour Road
Gayatri Nagar
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh - 227405
Phone no.: 9305892025, 9807958556
Landmark: Near Gayatri Mandir, Beside Junior High School Gate

Om Pathlogy Clinic
Durgapur Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh - 227405
Phone no.: 9454705953, 7800557782
Landmark: Near S.D.M.Colony

Singh Pathology
Dhammaur Road
Amethi, Uttar Pradesh - 227405
Phone no.: 05362-222548

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