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Kanpur Dehat district,Uttar Pradesh

Kanpur Dehat 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

History
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.
Notable Personalities
Ram Nath Kovind:Governor of Bihar
Revolutionary

  • Amar shaheed Raja Dariyavchand (1857- Revolution)
  • Shahpur ki Rani (1857)
  • Raja Vijay Singh (Barhapur)(1857)
  • Awanti Bai (1857)
  • Jhalkari Bai (1857)
  • Shiv Ram Pandey (Juriya): Became first Member of Legislative Assembly Uttar Pradesh form Derapur constituency district Kanpur after Independence
  • Shambhu Dayal Chaturvedi (Badagaon Bhikkhi): Became first Pradhan of village Badagaon Bhikkhi and Block Pramukh of block Derapur district Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
  • Ram Khilawan Mishra (Injuwarampur): Became first Pradhan of village Injuwarampur, tehsil Derapur district Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
  • Jang Bahadur Singh (Kathara) : Became first chairman of District Board of Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
  • Shishupal Singh Kushwah (Bahiri Umari): Became first member of District Board of Kanpur Uttar Pradesh after Independence
  • Nityanand Pandey
  • Ram swaroop Gupta (Pukhrayan)
  • Pt.Vishwambhar Nath Dwivedi (Pukhrayan)
  • Ramadhar Tyagi
  • Dwijendra Nath Shukla
  • Educationists

  • Rameshwar Dayal Dwivedi
  • Ram Kumar Sachan
  • Asharfi Lal Mishra
  • Ram Khilawan Shukla
  • Late Sarfuddin Siddiqui
  • Historical Places

  • Shukla Talab (Akbarpur)
  • Religious Places

  • Waneshwar Mahadev Temple