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Ballia

(bŭl`yə), town (1991 pop. 84,758), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India. Situated on a rich alluvial plain, Ballia is a district administrative center and an important market for rice, sugarcane, and oilseed. There is some light industry. Changes in the course of the Ganges River destroyed the old town in the years from 1873 to 1877, and a new town was created in 1900. The annual Dadri fair, held on the full moon of Kartik (October–November) attracts about one million people.
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Summary: Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker from Ballia assembly constituency, Surendra Singh, has claimed that laws to prevent atrocities against SCs and STs, and the reservation being provided to them is the reason behind the existence of casteism in today's society.
Tenders are invited for construction of 5x6 meter span laghu setu at bheekha chhappra to raniganj bazar road in distt ballia
This time, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Ballia, in eastern UP, on May 1 to launch the ` 8,000 crore Ujjawala scheme to provide free LPG connections to Below Poverty Line ( BPL) families.
The crowded vessel, which was carrying about 100 people, overturned early on Monday during a prayer ceremony on the river in the Ballia district in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Summary: Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 30 (ANI): In a statement that could stir controversy, BJP MLA from Ballia, Surendra Singh, on Tuesday said that India's culture is being destroyed in the regions where there is a concentration of Muslims and Christians.
Rakesh, who was elected as the chief of Bairia Block in Ballia district with active support from the SP, is absconding.
The crowded vessel, which was carrying about 60 people, overturned early on Monday during a prayer ceremony on the river in the Ballia district in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Summary: Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 30 (ANI): BJP MLA from Ballia, Surendra Singh on Tuesday stoked a possible controversy as he claimed that Indian culture and principle are being jeopardized in Muslim and Christian dominated regions.
Summary: Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 15 (ANI): In a statement that could stir controversy, BJP MLA from Ballia, Surendra Singh, has said that Muslims who have many wives and children in large numbers have an "animalistic tendency."
Summary: Ballia (Uttar Pradesh)[India], June 21(ANI): Mortal remains of leading aircraftman SK Singh who lost his life in (Indian Air force) IAF AN-32 crash was brought for performing last rites in Ballia on Friday.
Tenders are invited for Construction of ballia garwar road to ekwari yadav basti road
Summary: Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 14 (ANI): Police have arrested three people in a case of celebratory firing in a wedding ceremony in Ballia in which seven guests were injured on Thursday.