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About Dhampur

DhampurDhampur city belongs to Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh. The city is sited at a distance of 43 km from the district headquarters Bijnor. The city is 66 % of Muslims, 33 % of Hindus and the rest by Jains, Sikhs and Buddhist. Hindu, Urdu and dialect of modern Hindi is also spoken by the people here. The city is located very close to the banks of Khoh River and its canal. Dhampur is well-developed in terms of transportation, business and healthcare services.

Brief History of Dhampur

Till 18th century the city was ruled by the Mughals. At that time Rohillas who were settlers from Afghan began to rebel against the Mughals. In 1750, the Rohillas won the war against Mughals in Dhampur and established their rule in Dhampur. By 1805 the land was occupied by Pindaris. After that the land was ruled by Nawabs and finally by the English East India Company. The place was also closely associated with Daaku Sultana an Indian freedom fighter who made mass destruction to many British troops and stations.

Geography of Dhampur

Dhampur is elevated at a height of 286 meters which is about 938 feet above sea level. The city has coordinates at 29°18'28 North latitude and 78°30'31 East longitude. The city is bounded by Nehtaur Tehsil in the west, Budhanpur Seohara Tehsil in the South, Afzalgarh Tehsil in the East and Noorpur Tehsil in the South. The nearby villages from the city are the Gajupura, Jamalpur Aalam, Manpurshivpuri, Meemla and Sarakthal Sani. The nearby cities from Dhampur are Sherkot, Nagina, Nehtaur and Seohara. Many small ponds or taalab are present in the city like the Hakkem wali pond, Jole pond, Jheel Lake, Kharsawali pond, Peela wali pond, Shajani pond and Kodipura pond. Apart from these water bodies the Madhya Ganga canal branch and the Padhoi river flows through the city making the soil fertile for agriculture.

Demography

As per 2011 census the city has a total population of about 50,997. The density of population is about 15,132.4 inch per sq km in an area of 3.37 sq km.

Areas and localities in Dhampur

The most important localities in the city are the Durga Vihar colony, Manpur Rajja, Saket Vihar colony, Shiv colony, Purana Dhampur, Sunder nagar colony, Dhampur Nusapur, Punjabi colony, Shahzadpur, Udaipur, Dittanpur, Naurangabad and Rani bagh. All of these localities are very well connected by roadways.

Culture of Dhampur

The culture of Dhampur is highly prejudiced by the Mughals and Nawabs who had ruled the land for a longer period of time, influencing the arts, crafts, music and architectural style in Dhampur. Most of these flourished and took its peak under Mughal rule, who has contributed much for the cultural development in the whole of Uttar Pradesh including Dhampur.

Festivals are life line in Dhampur as they are celebrated in mass scale and fun accompanied with many cultural celebration, grand feast and fairs. Popular festivals in the city are Diwali, Holi, Dussehra, Eid, Muharram, Mahavir Jayanti, Buddha poornima and Christmas. Traditional craft forms like textile weaving and pottery are popular in Dhampur. Ethnic dance and music forms like Kathak, Charukala, Rasiya, Hindustani and Ghazal are the most popular art forms in the city. People in Dhampur give a lot of importance in learning any form of these arts form to nurture the younger generation ethnically. Here is the list of music classes and musical shops operating in Dhampur.

Luvi Music Center
Noorpur Road Jaitra
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: + (91)-1344-231199

Jiya Music Word
Afghanan
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: + (91)-9319450485

Raj Music Place
Mohalla Sahuwan
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: + (91)-9412326617

Akram Music Recording Place
Afghanan
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: + (91)-9719954005

Rani Music Place
Mohalla Kahran
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: + (91)-9997053180

NGO in Dhampur

The Kanishak Gramodhyog Vikas Sansthan is a non-government organisation in the city which works for the cause of children, women and old age people in Dhampur and provides education for poor and livelihoods for women and old age people in the society. This organisation also works against child labour and women exploitation.

Kanishak Gramodhyog Vikas Sansthan: Lambiya P O Kamala, Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: + (91)-1344-254855

Tourist Places near Dhampur

The tourist destinations sited closer to Dhampur are Corbett National Park, Hastinapur, Lansdowne and Rishikesh. Vidur kuti is sited 38 km away from Dhampur is the birth place of great Indian emperor Bharatha who has also spend his childhood in Bijnor district. Vidur kuti is of historic importance since during Mahabharata war between Pandavas and Kauravas; the family of both the troops were sheltered at Vidur kuti. Dhampur is surrounded by many ashrams, historic destinations and ancient temples like Sherkot and Harewali. The famous tourist destinations in India like Haridwar and Nainital are located at the distance of 100 km and 180 km respectively from Dhampur.

Sports in Dhampur

The city has good facilities to promote sports in Dhampur and to nurture the young sports talents. The Dhampur sports complex has various facilities like the squash court, indoor swimming pool, table tennis court, volleyball court, indoor badminton court and gymnasium facilities. The district sports office is the overall in charge of sports development in the city and also aims in creating sports awareness among the youths in Dhampur. The Swimming pool in Dhampur offers swimming training for the swimmers in Dhampur.

Swimming Pool: Mohammad Pur Sultan, Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh- 246761

The senior sports house in Dhampur does wholesale and retail business on sports goods and accessories. They are one of the prime dealers of sports goods and they were also exporters.

Senior Sports House: 59, Clock Tower, New Market, Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9412050100, 0-1344-2655698

The other sports centres in the city are the playground and the Shubham mandap.

Playground: Manpur Rajja, Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

Shubham Mandap: Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh -246761

Administration in Dhampur

Dhampur operates under the Moradabad division of administration and it is a municipal board. Dhampur is one of the 11 blocks in Bijnor district apart from Najibabad, Kiratpur, Mohd. Demol, Haldaur, Kotwali, Afzalgarh, Nehtaur, Seohara, Jalilpur and Noorpur. The Dhampur block development officer is in charge of administration and revenue collection in Dhampur block, the BDO is assisted by Chief development officer. The district is divided into five tehsils which are Dhampur, Sadar, Chandpur, Nagina and Najibabad. SDM is in-charge of administration of Dhampur tehsil who is assisted by a Tehsildar and a Nayab tehsildar. The Dhampur tehsildar also heads the sub treasury office, tax collection, maintaining land documents and managing the revenue court.

The district magistrate of Bijnor is the overall controller of administration in the district who implements various rules and policies formulated by the central and state government apart from many other vital activities. The current DM of the district is Shri Bhupendra S Chaudhary. The current MP of Dhampur is Jaya Pradha Nashta and the current MLA of Dhampur is Mool Chand Chauhan. Here is the list of government organisation operating in Dhampur.

Development Block Office
State Highway 49
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

Sahkari Ganna Vikas Samiti Ltd
State Highway 49
Rani Bagh
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

S.D.M. Court
New Tehsil Road
Jaitra
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

U.P. Electricity Supply Department
New Tehsil Road
Jaitra
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

Dhampur Post office
Bombay Bldg Road
Udaipur
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

Office of the Registar
Udaipur
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

C.D.P Office
Teach QsCFers Colony
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh - 246761

Office U.P. Commercial Tax
Nagina Dhampur Road
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh – 246761

Central Exise Service Tax
Udaipur
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh -246761

New Tehsil
New Tehsil Road
Jaitra,
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh -246761

Milak Mukeempur
Dhampur, Uttar Pradesh -246761

Emergency Services in Dhampur

Dhampur city is well supported by its emergency services which attend the needy on time. The various emergency services include police services to act promptly during accidents, riots, theft and works effectively for public safety at various events, the city also provides 24 hours ambulance service for timely treatment of patients; animal care centres provides quality treatment for pets and especially the animals used on fields for cultivation with well qualified doctors and experienced medical staffs and many 24 hours pharmacies to avail medicines to treat patients. The police check-post in Dhampur on highways inspects the vehicles travelling in and out of the city. Here are the details of police stations in Dhampur.

Dhampur Kotwali
Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Police Check Post
State Highway 49
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Ambulance Service in Dhampur

AmbulanceThe All India ambulance service in Dhampur attends 24 hours emergency transportation service to the locals in the city.

All India Ambulance Service
Kalagarh Road
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9411043010

Animal Care in Dhampur

The government veterinary hospital in the city offers animal care like vaccinations for animals, disease diagnose and treatment for animals and so on.

Government Veterinary Hospital
Tehsil Road, Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor- 246761

Chemists in Dhampur

The chemist in the city sells all needed drugs to treat diseases and illness. Here is the detailed list of chemist shops in the city.

Raj Medical Store
Punjabi Colony, Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Ram Medicos
Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 0 1344 230 558

Kumar Medical Store
Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Balaji Medical Shop
Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Badhyanath Medical Shop
Bombay Building Road, Udaipur
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Bharat Medical Store
Sarkara
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761

Pooja Medical Store
Mohalla Lohiyan
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 0-1344-223073

Public Medical Store
Mohalla Kaharan
Syohara Road
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9927558000
Landmark: Near Unchi Puliya

SAI Medicos
Seohara Chungi
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 0-1344-220779

Mohan Medical Store
Main Market
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9410698099

Raj Ig House
Main Market
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 0-1344-221042

Vasu Medical Store
Raod Ways Bus Stand
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9927068810

Gorav Medical
Purani Chungi
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 8958718801

Tyagi Medical Store
Kalagarh Road
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9411951328

Unani Medical Store
Fish Market
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9639136932

Vikas Medical Agency
Station Road
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9927068813

Singh Medical Store
Station Road
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 0-1344-221059

Rohit Medical Store
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9997656164, 9458656164
Landmark: opposite Sheela theatre

Sanjeevani Medical Agency
Nagina Churaha,Kalagarh Road
Dhampur, Bijnor - 246761
Phone no.: 9411050731, 9412326608

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