The city of Gorakhpur is situated in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This city in the eastern part of the state commands great religious significance. This one of the major cities in state of Uttar Pradesh houses headquarters of Gorakhpur District and Gorakhpur Division. The city named after the saint Gorakshanath of Nathpanthi sect is also known for housing places of worship of Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jain and Sikh communities. Besides, the city is well admired for its great culture, where peoples of different communities live in complete harmony. Owing to its significance, latest news from Gorakpur can always be heard.
The city was one of the major bases for the Indian independence movement during 20th century. The site for Chauri Chaura violence is situated in vicinity. After independence the city has developed, as one of the major centers of trade and commerce in eastern Uttar Pradesh. As a headquarter of the North Eastern Railways, the city has become one of the major junctions in the region from where there are direct rail links to almost all the major cities in India.
The economy of the city is primarily based on service sector and agricultural production, as there is lack of industries. As it is one of the major cities in eastern Uttar Pradesh, it receives heavy population influx in search of employment and education.
Reaching Gorakhpur is very easy as it is well connected to excellent road and rail networks. The city also enjoys air connectivity but flights are very few. For tourists there are numerous tourist attractions in Gorakhpur that include Gorakhnath Temple, Vishnu Temple, Gita Press, Kusumi Vinod Van. Geeta Vatika, Ramgarh Tal, Rail Museum and Water Park. An excursion to several other places around the city can also be made. Accommodations for every budget can be found in the city.
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IAF Landing Operations on Agra-Lucknow Expressway - 25 Oct 2017
. These aircraft took off from Bareilly, Gwalior and Gorakhpur respectively
Prime Minister Modi dedicates Deendayal Hastkala Sankul to the Nation - 23 Sep 2017
between NH-29 (Varanasi - Gorakhpur Road) and NH-56 (Varanasi - Sultanpur Road
PM's Narendra Modi interaction through PRAGATI - 31 Aug 2017
Pradesh, Kalyani in West Bengal, Nagpur in Maharashtra, and Gorakhpur in Uttar
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