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by Sumit Chourasia | Nov 25, 2018 | Category :travel | Tags : kanpur-dehat-district uttar-pradesh

Top Places to visit in Kanpur Dehat district, Akbarpur (Mati), Uttar Pradesh

Top Places to visit in Kanpur Dehat district, Akbarpur (Mati), Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur Dehat district is a district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. The administrative headquarters of the district are at Mati-Akbarpur. This district is part of Kanpur division.



Kanpur District was divided into two districts, namely Kanpur Nagar and Kanpur Dehat in year 1977. The two were reunited again in 1979 and again separated in 1981. Uttar Pradesh government decided to rename Kanpur Dehat district as Ramabai Nagar district on 1 July 2010.[2] In July 2012, it was returned to Kanpur Dehat.


Tehsils in Kanpur Dehat district








Notable Personalities

Ram Nath Kovind, ex-Governor of Bihar and current President of India[10]


Asharfi Lal Mishra is a news expert Hindi blogger of India comprising social issues,Indian politics ,Indian culture and literature . [11] [12] He is also interested in poetry too. [13] [14] [15]. His famous blogs are एक नजर इधर भी [16], प्रकाश-पुंज , परिवर्तन ,and दर्पण [17]

Ram Shankar Awasthi is a Sanskrit scholar. He is honoured with Maharshi Valmiki Award on February 8, 2018 for Sanskrit literature by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh [18]

Historical Places

Shukla Talab (Akbarpur)


Shukla Talab (dry view)

 was built by Sheetal Shukla, Deewan of Emperor Akbar.[19]

Religious Places


Waneshwar Mahadev Mandir

Waneshwar Mahadev Temple:Banipara[19]

Kapalehwar Temple:Derapur[19]


Kapaleshwar Temple

Parhul Devi Temple:near Rura[19]


Parhul Devi Temple (west view)

Mukta Devi Temple:near Musanagar[19]

Katyani Devi (Kathari Devi) Temple: 6 km towards south of village Shahjahanpur in uneven land[19]

Durvasa Rishi Ashram :In near village Keshi Bank of segura river [19]

Jageshwar Temple:Shivli[19]

Dharma Garh Baba Temple:Rasulabad, Kanpur Dehat [19]

Bajrangbali Baba Temple :Raraunkh Kanpur Dehat

jamia asharful uloom Keshi maara operated maulana ijhar kasmi and masjid Bilal( beautiful architecture)

Educational Institutions[20]



RSGU Post Graduate College Pukhrayan

Akbarpur Degree College Akbarpur Kanpur Dehat


Akbarpur Degree College

Govt.Degree College,Akbarpur,Kanpur Dehat

R P S Inter College, Rura

RSGU Inter College Pukhrayan

Akbarpur Inter College Akbarpur


Akbarpur Inter College Akbarpur

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Mati

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Kanpur Dehat

Galuapur Inter College Galuapur


Galuwapur Inter College

Patel Vidyapeeth Inter College Baraur

Gram Vikas Inter College Budhauli


Gram Vikas Inter College Budhauli

Shri Gandhi Inter College Jhinjhak

C.D.Girls Inter College Rura

Government Girls Inter College Pukhrayan

ASDC Inter College Rasulabad

Tarachand Inter College Sheoli

Saraswati Vidya Mandir Inter College Sikandara

Shri Ayoddhya Singh Sarvjanik Inter College Kashipur

Shri Ram Ratan Girls Inter College Jhinjhak

Jageshwar Prasad Inter College Kathara-Rasulabad

Bal Govind Sarvjanik Inter College Prayagpur-Khanpur

Nonapur Inter College Nonapur

Kanchan Singh Bhooli Devi Degree College, Sarvankhara.

Shivvati Shivnandan Shukla Mahavidalya, Pukhrayan.

Sarla Dwivedi Mahavidyalaya, Akbarpur.

Darsan Singh Smrati Mahavidlay, Kanchosi Bajar

Pt.Kundan Lal Shukla Mahavidyalaya,Prasiddhpur,Raniya.

Gurha Devi Shyam Bihari Mahavidyalaya, Derapur

Mayank Shekhar Mahavidyalaya,Kourawa KANPUR DEHAT

Pt.O.P.Sharma Degree College Rura

Janka Devi Degree College Rura

Vivekanand Rastriy Inter College Pukhrayan

Devi Sahay Inter college Derapur

Gandhi Inter College Nonari

Janta Inter College Asalatganj

Gandhi Faze A Aam Tech. Inter College Asalatganj

Shri Malveey Inter College Mugisapur

Janta Inter College Gaurikaran

Janta Inter College Ramau

Janta Audyogik Inter College Sherpur Guda

Nehru Smarak Inter College Shahjahanpur

Patel Inter College Shekhpur,Bhognipur

CPKU Inter College Musanagar

Dayanand Gram Audyogik Inter College Barhapur

Shri Ram Ratan Audyogik Krishi Inter College Jhinjhak

Jankalyan Inter College Ursan

Shri Ram Ratan College Kanchausi-Bazar

Shri Shive Sahay Inter College Kauru Farhadpur

Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Inter College Rajpur

Pataleshwar Inter College Dohrapur

Rashtriya Sarvjanik Inter College Bhikhnapur

Nehru Inter College Gajner

UN Singh Inter College Jindaura

Baghpur Inter College Baghpur

Ramakant Sundar Lal Inter College Gahlon

Shri Krishnayurvedic Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya Musanagar

Shri VMS Inter College Katethi

Akbarpur Girls Inter College Akbarpur

Shri Krishna Audyogik Inter College Mohammadpur

Babu Dashrath Singh Inter College Aurangabad

Adarsh Kisan Inter College Hasemau


International airport proposal

An international airport named Captain Lakshmi Sehgal International Airport in the memory of late Azad Hind Fauj member Captain Lakshmi Sehgal was proposed in 2015 to be constructed at in Kanpur Dehat district about 50 km from Kanpur.[24] The airport will serve the region from Agra division, Jhansi division, Kanpur division, Aligarh division, Allahabad division, Banda division and Lucknow division. It would have direct link road with Agra Lucknow Expressway.


1. Temple of Katyayani Devi (Kathari Devi)

1. Temple of Katyayani Devi (Kathari Devi)

Famous Katariyani Devi Temple of Kanpur Dehat,  is situated in Kathri village, in the south, 6 kilograms from Shahjahanpur village, which is in the rugged northern region of Yamuna river from Mughal road. The distance of this temple from Tehsil headquarters Bhoganipur is 16 kms. In the last two decades, this temple has been the site of faith of Yamuna’s rugged bandit gangs. A temple named Mauni Baba has renovated this temple. A big fair is held in this temple at Navaratri. There are devotees of nearby districts. It is said that because of the desire to attain children, Pandit Gajadhar of village Shahjahanpur had established the statue of Katyayani Devi in the present temple. The old paved lake on the west side of the temple, the ruins of the Baradari towards the east and the well is located on the north side.


2. Durvasa Rishi Ashram

2. Durvasa Rishi Ashram

The Ashram of Durvasa is located in village Nagoghi , on the banks of the Sengur River, 5 kilometers from the town of Boraur in Block Malasa,. The natural beauty of the ashram is worth seeing. According to people saying, , the Durvasa Rishi came here and performed penance, before the Suryavanshi king Dilip of epic period, and every day used to go to Bithoor (Brahmavarta) to take bath in Ganga. Pleased with his penance, Ganga Mata said that I will come and visit your ashram. Durvasa ji said how will I know that Ganga Mata has come? On which Ganga Mata had said that the bhau tree had grown up. Even today, the tree of the bhau is near the ashram. Chandragupta Vikramaditya had built a magnificent temple at Durvasa Rishi Ashram in the Gupta period of Kalanthar 500 B.C.. But due to the flood of the river, it could not stay for long.


3. How to Reach

3. How to Reach

The district is well connected by railways. Three rail tracks run through Kanpur Dehat district. The railway route connecting Delhi to Hawrah belonging to North Central zone of Indian Railways is passing through centre of the district. This railway track is broad gauge and fully electrified. The railway stations on this route through the district are Bhaupur, Maitha, Roshan Mau Halt, Rura, Ambiyapur, Jhinjhak and Parjani Halt. Rura Railway Station is the main railway Station of Kanpur Dehat District.


The second track is Kanpur to Jhansi railway line. The railway stations on this route are Binaur, Rasulpur Gogumau, Tilaunchi, Paman, Lalpur, Malasa, Pukhrayan and Chaunrah. This broad gauge railway track is electrified also belongs to North Central zone.


The third railway line converted to broad gauge belongs to North Eastern Railway zone. The track runs parallel to the Ganges river. This track is also electrified.