About District  Places

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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