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Bulandshahr





India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Bulandshahr is a town in western Uttar Pradesh state of northern India. It is the administrative headquarters of Bulandshahr District. Population recorded in 2001 was 176,256.
 
The history of Bulandshahr begins even before 1200 BCE, Before Christ Era. This region is close to the capital of the Pandavas Indraprastha and Hastinapur. After the decline of Hastinapur, Ahar, which is situated in the north-east of Bulandshahr District, became an important place for the Pandavas. Later the king Parma made a fort in this part of the region and a king named Ahibaran laid the foundation of a tower called Baran. Since it was perched on a highland it came to be known as high city, which translates as Bulandshahr in Hindi.
 
The ancient ruins found at places Bhatora Veerpur, Ghalibpur, etc. are indicative of the antiquity of Bulandshahr. There are several other important places in the District from where statues belonging to the medieval age and objects of ancient temples have been found. Even today several historical and ancients objects such as coins, inscriptions etc. are preserved in the Lucknow State Museum. Morever,according to the hindu mythology the pandavas had an encounter with prajapati daksh, father-in-law of hindu lord shiva,the place of conversation,a pond,is in bulandshahr.
 
Bulanshahr has the prowd distinction of owning the Narora Atomic power plant, one of the five in India. The plant is near the banks of Ganges and is of critical and strategic importance to India. Khurja, that comes under Bulandshahr District is known throughout India and abroad for the famous pottery industry. Enter the city and you will see chimneys all over the place. The industry makes everything from simple cups and plates to highly sophsticated and grand chandeliers and room partitions.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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