Deoria District of Uttar Pradesh at a Glance

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About Deoria District :

This district is located between 26 ° 6′ north and 27° 8′ to 83° 29′ east and 84° 26′ east longitude out of which district Kushinagar was created in 1994 by taking north & east portion of Deoria district . District deoria is surrounded by district kushinagar in North, district Gopalganj & Siwan(Bihar state) in East , district Mau & district Ballia in south and district Gorakhpur in West . Deoria district headquarter is situated at 53 km. milestone from Gorakhpur by road towards east . Ghaghara , Rapti & Chhoti Gandak are the main rivers in this district .

Deoria District came into existence at March 16′ 1946 from Gorakhpur district . The name DEORIA is derived from ‘Devaranya’ or probably ‘Devpuria’ as believed . According to official gazzettes , the district name ‘deoria’ is taken by its headquarter name ‘Deoria’ and the term ‘ DEORIA’ generally means a place where there are temples . The name ‘ DEORIA’ originated by a fossil( broken) Shiva Temple by the side of ‘kurna river’ in its northside.

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SHAHID SMARAK – RAMLILA MAIDAN :

RAMLILALA MAIDAN of Deoria is one of the freedom-fight places where a student of class 8th of Basantpur- dhoosi ,RamChandra Vidrarthi, was shot dead on Aug’14’ 1942 during freedom- fight struggle

KUSHINAGAR –KUSHINAGAR :

A place of cultural & historical importance ‘Kushinagar’   is located at 34 km milestone  at Kasia road from Deoria district headquarter.  Kushinagar is currently situated in Kushinagar(Padrauna ) District.  Histporical importance This place was kingdom of ‘Kush’ elder son of  lord Ram.  -world famous as ‘Parnirvan Sthal of Lord  Budha’

CHAURI CHAURA  :

A place of historical freedom-fight ‘Chauri Chaura’ is located at 26 km. milestone at Gorakhpur -road from Deoria district headquarter.A place of historical freedom-fight ‘Chauri Chaura’ is located at 26 km. milestone at Gorakhpur -road from Deoria district headquarter.  This place is situated in Gorakhpur district currently