Bawani Imali : This monument is
the symbol of sacrifices offered by freedom fighters . On 28th April, 1858, fifty
two freedom fighters were hanged on an "Imali" tree by the british army .
The "Imali" tree still exists, people believe that the growth of tree has
stopped after the massacre. This place is very near to town Khajuha in Bindki Subdivision
of the district .
Bhitaura : This is
block headquarter situated at the bank of holy river Ganga . This is the place where
renowned saint Bhrigu worshipped for a long time . Here, flow of river Ganga is towards
north direction, which is very important from the religious point of view .
Hathgam : This is
also block headquarter and birth place of great freedom fighter Late Shri Ganesh Shankar
Vidyarthi & renowned Urdu poet Shri Iqbal Verma . It is said, this was populated by
Saint Parashar .
Renh : A very old village
situated on the bank of river Yamuna . Two decades before a very old idol of Lord
Vishnu, made up of precious alloy, was found in this village . Now that idol is in a
temple in village Kirtikheda on Bindki Lalauli road .
Shivrajpur : This
village is situated at the bank of river Ganga near Bindki, which is a sub-division . In
this village, there is a very old temple of Lord Krishna, which is known as
"Mirabai Ka Mandir" (temple of Mirabai) . It is said that idol of Lord
Krishna was founded by Mirabai, a renowned devotee of Lord Krishna and a member of
royal family of Mewar state .
Tenduli : A village
situated on Chaudagara-Bindki road . It is believed that victims of snake/dog biting,
persons suffering from parapsychological problems get relief from the temple of Baba
Jhamdas in this village .
Deputy Collector Hiqmat Ullah Khan : He was
deputed in this district during 1857 revolution . He was very much impressed with the
feelings of freedom fighters. Ultimately, he offered his services to the motherland and
was included in the army of Nana Saheb Peshawa . In the same
year, during a clash he was captured by the british army and was hanged on an Imali tree
Rashtrakavi Sohan Lal Dwivedi : The great
poet, who was awarded the title of "Rashtrakavi" .
He was born in 1905 in Bindki sub-division of this district .
Shri Dariyaw Singh : He was one of those
martyrs of this district, who sacrificed their everything in the war of freedom . He along
with his son Sujan Singh and others, captured the Khaga
sub-division of the district on June 8th, 1857 . Till July 11th, the district was
under control of revolutionists . On March 6th, 1858, both of them along with others were
sentenced to death by the british govt. .
Shri Ganesh Shankar Vidarthi : Renowned personality, freedom fighter
influenced by Gandhi ideology, was born in the Hathgam place of this district . This place
is a block headquarter .
Thakur Jodha Singh Ataiya : The resident of
village Rasoolpur of this district, this freedom fighter played important role in 1857
revolution . On 28th April, 1858, he was hanged on the "Imali" tree near town
Khajuha, with 51 other revolutionists . The tree still exists, and this place is known as
"Bawani Imali" .
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