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Gorakhpur

(gō`rəkpo͝or'), city (1991 pop. 505,566), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India, on the Rapti River. Founded c.1400, it is an agricultural market and industrial center, with textile factories, sugar mills, and railway workshops. There is an airport in Gorakhpur. The city was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1934, but has since been rebuilt.

Gorakhpur

 

a city in India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Population, 234,500 (1969). It is a railway junction and contains large locomotive workshops, sugar refineries, and a jute factory. The chemical industry is being developed (the production of mineral fertilizers, acids). Gorakhpur is a center of weaving handicrafts. It has a university, founded in 1957.

Gorakhpur

a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh: formerly an important Muslim garrison. Pop.: 624 570 (2001)
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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] March 14 ( ANI ): The Congress candidates from Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seats lost their deposits.
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Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 14 ( ANI ): Amid the counting of votes for the bypolls, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly was adjourned for 10 minutes on Wednesday, following ruckus over the issue of media being kept out of counting centre in Gorakhpur.
C OURTROOM number 2 of the Supreme Court ( SC), hearing the Sahara investors refund case-- involving the Groups chairman Subrata Roy-- virtually turned into an auction venue on Monday when two real estate firms hiked their bids for purchase of the conglomerates 140- acre land in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, with both the parties ready to fork out 150 crore.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 14 ( ANI ): The counting of votes for Lok Sabha by-election for the two constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur and Phulpur will begin today.
Political observers are critically evaluating the ' sudden activism' of Adityanath, a practitioner of Hatha Yoga (an extreme form of yoga), in the backdrop of his diminishing popularity in Gorakhpur due to his failure in fulfilling the promises made to the people.
11 ( ANI ): Voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency, at 5 pm was recorded to be 43 percent, while Phulpur witnessed a polling percentage of 37.
Identified as Mohammad Murtaza and Mohammad Owais, these Pakistani nationals had reached Gorakhpur via Nepal border in Sonauli area of Maharjganj district.