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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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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.
The objectives of the present investigations were to examine the morphology, distribution, composition, and mineralogy of calcretes and concretions in 4 sodic soils representative of Mirzapur, Faizabad, Ghazipur, and Ballia districts of Uttar Pradesh, India.
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He will hold special meetings at Bareilly, Azamgarh, Aligarh, Lucknow and Lakhimpur -- all considered hub of Muslim politics in the state -- address public meetings at Etah, Fatehpur, Mainpuri, Bulandshahr, Jalaun, Allahabad, Kheri, Bahraich, Balrampur, Ballia and Agra.
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.