Interesting and fun facts about Uttar Pradesh | Historical Facts

Interesting and fun facts about Uttar Pradesh | Historical Facts

Uttar Pradesh is a state of India which was created on 1 April 1937, Uttar Pradesh is a very beautiful state. Capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow, there is much interesting information about Uttar Pradesh which you will not know. Today we will tell you the interesting information about Uttar Pradesh.

Amazing, History, Famous Facts About Uttar Pradesh For Tourists  and Kids

  1. If we talk about the history of Uttar Pradesh, then its history is more than 4000 years old, the Aryans did not get better soil from the soil of Uttar Pradesh and they just settled here, they liked the water of the Ganges very much.
  2. Buddhism and Jainism spread across the entire world from the soil of Uttar Pradesh, Buddha received Mahanirvana in Kushinagar.
  3. In the Vedic period, Uttar Pradesh was known as Brahmarshi region or Madhya Desh, the sages like Bhardwaj, Gautam, Yagnavalkya, Vashisht, Vishwamitra, and Valmiki had done penance on this state. Even so, many holy texts were written in Uttar Pradesh by the Aryans.
  4. In the 2013 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad city of Uttar Pradesh, the highest number of people in the world had gathered at one place, which is a world record, 120 million people came to the Kumbh Mela.
  5. The cultural capital of India is called Varanasi(Kashi) which is located in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world, and For the Ganga Maiya’s Aarti, Varanasi is famous in the world.
  6. Agra’s Taj Mahal is considered as a symbol of India’s fame and love. Uttar Pradesh’s third largest district Agra is very important in historical terms.
  7. The popular Banarasi sarees in the world are made in Uttar Pradesh. More than one million people are directly or indirectly involved in this work.
  8. In all the states of India, Uttar Pradesh is the most visited every year, with an average 7.1 million people. In the tourist area, Uttar Pradesh is number one.
  9. Tree of Parijat, which keeps changing the color of its flowers in the day. There is only one tree of Parijat all over the world, which is 40 kilometers away from Lucknow.
  10. Madhopatti village in Uttar Pradesh has 75 families, 47 IAS officers from that village.
  11. Uttar Pradesh is a major contributor to the great Hindi writers of Indian land. From his holy land Premchand, Kabirdas, Tulsidas, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Mahadevi Verma, Bhagwati Charan Verma, along with some great Hindi writers, is from there.
  12. Uttar Pradesh alone produces half the sugarcane in India’s total cane production, which is why Uttar Pradesh is also known as “Sugarcane Bowl”.
  13. Gautam Buddha gave his first preaching in the city of Sarnath in Uttar Pradesh and he also died in Kushinagar city of the same state.
  14. Many saints of the Vedic period had spent their life on this land. Like Guru Vashishth, Valmiki, Vishwamitra, Yagnalvakay.
  15. Moradabad town of Uttar Pradesh is famous for brass handicrafts and it is also known as “brass city”. In the year 2012-13, there was a brass business of 4000 crores in Moradabad city.
  16. On the 8th of the year 2000, a state was separated from Uttar Pradesh, which is Uttarakhand.
  17. India’s most populous state is Uttar Pradesh. There is a total of 199,581,477 population. Of the 14 prime ministers of India, 8 Prime Ministers only from Uttar Pradesh
  18. India’s First Freedom Fighters’ Movement In 1857, Mangal Pandey started from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.
  19. Great epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata were held in the royal families of Kosala and Hastinapur in Uttar Pradesh, therefore, Uttar Pradesh is said to be the center of Hindu culture and Sanatan religion.
  20. Hockey magician Major Dhyanchand was born in Uttar Pradesh Allahabad and later lived in Jhansi.
  21. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha seats. There are 80 Lok Sabha seats and 31 seats in the Rajya Sabha.
  22. Brass bells are made in Jalasar city of Etah district, from where they are exported all over the world.
  23. The Ganga, Yamuna, Ghaghra, Ramganga are the main river of Uttar Pradesh.
  24. In the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, the name of a village is “ Nagar”, the old name of this village was Shiva Nagar. The people of this village had to go away for water. Then SnapDeal e-commerce company had put 14 handpumps in this village.
  25. Up population is more than 200 million. In this way, only 5 countries of the world are ahead than Uttar Pradesh.
  26. These 5 countries are China, USA, Indonesia, Brazil and India itself.
  27. The population of Uttar Pradesh is greater than the entire continent of the Australia.
  28. Before 1950, Uttar Pradesh was not in existence. In 1950 it was named Uttar Pradesh. Prior to this, Uttar Pradesh was known as the United Provinces.
  29. Uttar Pradesh was formed during the British rule on 01 April 1937 but it was named in 1950.
  30. Perfume is made in large quantities in Kannauj district of UP. If you ever pass through this city then the glitter of roses can be easily felt in the air.
  31. Allahabad High Court is India’s oldest High Court.
  32. There is a samosa in Maharajganj of UP which has named the district on the world screen. The youth here have made their name in the Guinness Book of World Records by making the world’s largest samosa.
If you know any new things about Uttar Pradesh, then definitely tell through the comments so that other people can also read, thank you. 

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