Mirzapurpronunciation (help·info) is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India, roughly 650 km from both Delhi and Kolkata, almost 84 km from Allahabad and 59 km from Varanasi. It has a population of 2,496,970 of which male and female were 1,312,302 and 1,184,668 respectively. It is known for its carpets and brassware industries. The city is surrounded by several hills and is the headquarters of Mirzapur district. It is famous for the holy shrine of Vindhyachal, Ashtbhuja and Kali khoh and also Devrahwa Baba ashram. It has many waterfalls and natural spots.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's scheduled boat ride from Allahabad to Varanasi will start from Monday. She is now scheduled to land in Lucknow on Sunday morning, where she will meet former MLAs.. IndiaTimes - Published