About Nagar Panchayat Singahi

Singahi Bhedaura is a town and a nagar panchayat in Lakhimpur Kheri district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Singahi Bhedaura is located in Kheri District, and lies on the Lakhimpur-Nighasan-Dudwa route. It is about 5 km from Motipur, 10 km from Nighasan, 11 km from Rakehti and 16 km from Banbirpur. The town has a fine example of Indo-Saracenic Revival architecture[citation needed] in the form of the Surat Bhawan Palace, which was built around 1890 A.D.and resembles a French Chateau. It has hosted, in its heydays The Prince of Wales, Senators of America, Cricketer Edward Jardine, Viceroys, Governors, prominent politicians among others.[1] Cheti Mela, a fair held in April, is the major fair of the district.[citation needed] Other tourist attractions nearby include Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Frog Temple. The station situated at BELRAYAN(around 10KM) is the nearest railway facility and is a branchline with links to Bareilly, Gonda and Lucknow. The nearest airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, which serves Lucknow.[2] Singahi Bhedaura has a mela maidan (public meeting area) and a football ground. The town also has a primary and junior high school.

As of 2001 India census, Singahi Bhedaura had a population of 17,125. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. The town had an average literacy rate of 37%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 43% and female literacy 30%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.[3] The Hindu population is 8,303 while the Muslim population is 7,643 the reminder Sikh, Christian and Buddhist