Jaisinghpur, Uttar Pradesh

Jaisinghpur is a village and tehsil headquarters in Sultanpur district, Uttar Pradesh, India.[2] As of 2011, it has a population of 2,211 people, in 353 households.[2] It has 4 primary schools and one hospital.[2] It hosts a haat on Tuesdays and Saturdays mostly dealing in tat patti.[3] It serves as the headquarters of a nyaya panchayat which also includes 23 other villages.[4] It is also the seat of a community development block, which was inaugurated in 1953.[3]

For other uses, see Jaisinghpur.
Village in Uttar Pradesh, India

Map showing Jaisinghpur (#190) in Jaisinghpur CD block

Location in Uttar Pradesh, India

26.286638°N 82.239521°E / 26.286638; 82.239521[1]

Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Faizabad division
District Sultanpur

  Total 0.719 km2 (0.278 sq mi)

  Total 2,211
  Density 3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)

  Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

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At the turn of the 20th century, Jaisinghpur was described as a poor village, with narrow, twisting streets.[5] It formed part of the taluqdari estate of the Raja of Hasanpur, serving as a tehsil within the estate.[5] It had a small bazar, where a small sugar refining industry took place, but at that time the sugar refiners were struggling because of competition from beet sugar.[5] Jaisinghpur also had a police station and an upper primary school which was not attended by many students.[5] It was connected by a minor rail line to Sultanpur in one direction and Dostpur in the other.[5] As of 1901, Jaisinghpur had a population of 909.[5]

The 1951 census recorded Jaisinghpur (as “Jaisinghpur Kalan”) as comprising 2 hamlets, with a total population of 892 people (482 male and 410 female), in 192 households and 180 physical houses.[6] The area of the village was given as 178 acres.[6] 55 residents were literate, all male.[6] The village was listed as belonging to the pargana of Baraunsa and the thana of Jaisinghpur.[6]

The 1961 census recorded Jaisinghpur (as “Jaisinghpur Kalan”) as comprising 2 hamlets, with a total population of 1,001 people (524 male and 477 female), in 238 households and 215 physical houses..[3] The area of the village was given as 183 acres and it had a medical practitioner, maternity and child welfare centre, and post office at that point.[3] Its police force consisted of 2 sub-inspectors, 1 head constable, and 14 constables.[3]Average attendance of the twice-weekly haat was about 150 people.[3]

The 1981 census recorded Jaisinghpur as having a population of 1,360 people, in 252 households, and having an area of 72.04 hectares.[7] The main staple foods were listed as wheat and rice.[7]

The 1991 census recorded Jaisinghpur as having a total population of 1,610 people (838 male and 772 female), in 235 households and 234 physical houses.[4] The area of the village was listed as 72.04 hectares.[4] Members of the 0-6 age group numbered 290, or 18% of the total; this group was 46% male (132) and 54% female (158).[4] Members of scheduled castes numbered 374, or 23% of the village’s total population, while no members of scheduled tribes were recorded.[4] The literacy rate of the village was 41.5% (289 men and 259 women, counting only people age 7 and up).[4] 362 people were classified as main workers (359 men and 3 women), while 0 people were classified as marginal workers; the remaining 1,248 residents were non-workers.[4] The breakdown of main workers by employment category was as follows: 139 cultivators (i.e. people who owned or leased their own land); 105 agricultural labourers (i.e. people who worked someone else’s land in return for payment); 0 workers in livestock, forestry, fishing, hunting, plantations, orchards, etc.; 0 in mining and quarrying; 34 household industry workers; 1 worker employed in other manufacturing, processing, service, and repair roles; 0 construction workers; 21 employed in trade and commerce; 1 employed in transport, storage, and communications; and 61 in other services.[4]

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