About Bakewar

Bakewar is a city located in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh. It is sited at a distance of 31 km away form its district Headquarters Etawah, 22 km away form its Tehsil Headquarters Bharthana, 200 km away form the state capital Lucknow and 337 km away form the national capital Delhi. Bakewar is an important city that lies in between Agra and Kanpur. People from all religion and communities reside in Bakewar. Hindi and Urdu are the most spoken languages of the city. The city is very popular for its dairy plant where milk is collected and stored before it is been sent to a bigger dairy plant for the next level of processing.

Geography of Bakewar

Geography of BakewarBakewar is elevated at a height of 142 meters above sea level which is about 466 feet and it has its coordinates at 26.67° North latitude and 79.18° East longitude. The city is bounded by Ajitmal Tehsil in the East, Chakarnagar Tehsil in the west, Bharthana Tehsil in the North and Achchalda Tehsil in the East. The city is located on the border of its district Etawah which makes Bakewar much closer to its neighboring district Auraiya towards its East. Summers are very hot and winters are pleasant in Bakewar. Maghai is a very popular pond in Bakewar with covers two third of the city area. River Yamuna and River Chambel run very close to the city.

Localities nearby Bakewar

The major cities that are located nearby Bakewar are Bharthana at 22 km away, Bhajanpura at 23 km away, Achhalda at 24 km away and Etawah at 31 km away. The Taluks that are sited close to Bakewar are Mahewa at 1 km away, Ajitmal at 11 km away and Chakarnagar at 14 km away. The districts that lie close to Bakewar are Auraiya at 37 km away, Bhind at 48 km away and Jalaun at 60 km away. 

Demography of Bakewar

Demography of BakewarBakewar has a total population of 14965 people as per 2011 population census out of which male constitutes 7834 and female constitutes 7131. The population density in Bakewar is 6680.8 people in an inch per sq km in an area of 2.24 sq km. The population growth in Bakewar is increased by + 1.35 % per year from the last census year of 2001. The city homes 2608 families within its boundary.  

The total number of kids in the city between then ages of 0 to 6 years is 1998 out of which boys constitute 1052 and girls constitute 946. The child population contributes 13.35 % of the total Bakewar city population. The sex ratio in Bakewar is recorded as 910 female out of 1000 males while the child sex ratio is recorded as 899 boys out of 1000 girls. Both the sex ratios in Bakewar are slightly less than the average Uttar Pradesh state sex ratios of 912 and 902 respectively. 

The literacy rate in Bakewar is recorded as 80.84 % which is high than the average Uttar Pradesh state literacy rate of 67.68 %. The male literacy rate constitutes 86.77 % and female literacy rate constitutes 74.32 %. Out of the total Bakewar city population nearly 23.73 % i.e. 3551 people belongs to Schedule Caste. 

The total number of people employed in Bakewar is 4011 out of which male constitutes 3591 and female constitutes 420. Out of the total working population nearly 76.54 % i.e. 3070 are engaged in main work and the rest of 23.46 % i.e. 941 are engaged in marginal work. 

Administration in Bakewar

Bakewar city constitutes a Nagar Panchayat with 12 wards for which election are conducted once in 5 years to elect 12 ward members to the Bakewar Nagar Panchayat. From the elected 12 ward member’s one ward member is chosen as the Chairmen of Bakewar Nagar Panchayat and the current chairmen is Shri Reshma Devi Yadav. The Nagar Panchayat of Bakewar forms the local self-government in the city which is responsible for birth death registration, water supply, street lights, revenue collection, city sanitation and many more.

The city comes under Bharthana Tehsil of its district Etawah. Bakewar operates under Kanpur administrative division of its state. The city belongs to Etawah Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of the constituency is Shri Ashok Kumar Doharey elected in the year 2014. The city comes within Bharthana Vidhan Sabha constituency and the current MLA of the constituency is Shri Sukh Devi Verma elected in the year 2012.  

Transport in Bakewar

Bakewar has a good roadway transport system in its grounds as the national highway NH 2 runs through the border of the city. The NH 2 links Bakewar with major cities in the neighboring states of Haryana, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal. The nearby localities that the Lawarpura, Amahar, Sherpur Rasoolpur, Maniya Mau, Birari, Ekdil, Reetor, Phophi, Kishonpur Jadonpur, Indra Colony, Mahewa and many more. The national highway NH 91A also runs very close to the city. 

The city doesn’t own an airport or a railway station. The airports that are located very close to the city are Gwalior airport at 118 km away and Kanpur airport at 134 km away. The major railway station that is located very close to the city is the Farrukhabad railway station at 102 km away. The other railway stations that are located very close to the city is the Bharthana railway station at 16 km away and Samhon railway station at 17 km away. The Bakewar bus stop is the major bus station in the city which operates buses to major towns and cities in Etawah and its neighboring districts.

Bakewar Bus Stop
: Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh - 206124

The Dubey Tour & Travels is one of the popular car hiring agency in Bakewar city which provides car for rent for both tour and travel.

Dubey Tour & Travels
Oriaya Road
Shastri Nagar
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh - 206124
Phone no.: 9012362593
Landmark: Opp Shiv Mandir

Places of Worship in Bakewar

The city is very popular for its places of interest which attracts huge number of devotees form its neighbourhood. The Lakhna Kalka temple close to Bakewar is a historic and ancient temple where Bhima of Mahabharata killed Bakasur also the temple holds a picture of Bhima wife. Devi Sati temple is a very popular temple in Bakewar as the temple depicts the religious faith of the locals. Mastana travel is a famous travel agency in Bakewar which aids the locals in their tours and travel arrangements.

Mastana Travels
: 636
Patel Nagar
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9927880583 

Places of Interest nearby Bakewar

Bakewar is sited amidst many popular tourist destinations of Uttar Pradesh like Kannauj at 94 km away, Bithur at 116 km away, Kanpur at 124 km away, Gwalior at 127 km away and Datia at 145 km away.

Beauty Parlours in Bakewar

Anjali Beauty Parlour in Bakewar is famous for its beauty services like hair styling, mehandi design, bridal makeup and many beauty care treatments.

Anjali Beauty Parlour
: Bharthana Road
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9045721348, 9557247694

Sweet Stalls in Bakewar

The Shankar Misthan Bhandar and Balaji Sweet House are popular sweet stalls in the city which are very well known for its quality of sweets and taste.

Shankar Misthan Bhandar
Auraiya Road
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9690360553, 8979129745
Landmark: Opp Baba Param Hans Mandir

Balaji Sweet House
Orriya Rd
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9235583641, 9765120757

Electronic Stores in Bakewar

The city is well known for its electrical and electronic stores which sell latest collection of electronic home and kitchen appliances and electrical items.
Pappu Sringar Store
182, Munshiganj Bazaar
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9415530396
Landmark: Near Bank Of Baroda

Electronic World
194, Gt Road
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9336223646
Landmark: Near Laxmi Cinema Hall

National Electronics
215, Dhata
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9919499140
Landmark: Near State Bank Of India

Bombay Electronics
Bharthana Road
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 8126100138

Textile Store in Bakewar

The city homes few textile stores which stocks good collection of traditional, western and readymade outfits are a reasonable rate for its customers.

Hari OM Garments
Etawah Rd
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Landmark: Nr Bajaj Agency

Mobile Stores in Bakewar

The Mastana Mobile Collection in the city is one of the popular mobile store which is visited by customers in and around Bakewar for its latest collection of new model mobile phones.

Mastana Mobile Collection
636, Byepass Road
Bharthana Road
Patel Nagar
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 9927880583, 8791116065
Landmark: Near Bakewar Chauraha

Banks in Bakewar

The branch of Central bank of India which is a nationalised bank functions in Bakewar city securing all the financial transactions of its local customers in Bakewar.

Central bank of India
Lakhna Road
Bakewar, Uttar Pradesh- 206124
Phone no.: 05680-223464, 18002001911   

Quick Facts about Bakewar

State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Etawah
Tehsil: Bharthana
Altitude: 142 m
Latitude: 26.67° N
Longitude: 79.18° E
PIN Code: 206124
Local Languages: Hindi and Urdu

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