Maunath Bhanjan Uttar Pradesh

Mau City

MAU popularly known as MAUNATH BHANJAN, is a small town in UTTAR PRADESH very near, 90 km from the holy city VARANASI and 70 km from the historic city GORAKHPUR and AZAMGARH. It is also known as powerhouse of textile weavers in Eastern UTTAR PRADESH (INDIA).

Mau is well known and industrially advanced districts of eastern Uttar Pradesh. Mau history is much older.  Mau is famous for its small textile industries, which is the major earning resources for the people. The remains of Mahabharta and Ramayana found here.  

Although scientific research and exploration efforts in this direction has been made.  It is situated on the bank of Ghaghara also known as Saru River. Tamsa River is also flows through the heart of the city.  It is said that the Maharaja Dasaratha Tretayug flourished in the reign of the saints on the spot. Maharishi Valmiki Ashram was lacerated wound on the coast.

The city lies on the banks of the river Tamsa. Tamsa River passes through the town. There is much confusion towards the history of this district. In general it is believed that the Mau word is derived from the Turkish word meaning fortress, the Pandavas and the camp. In fact no historical evidence about the history of this place is available. 

It is spoken that, during the reign of the famous ruler Sher Shah Suri many economic development conducted. The military base and a large number of royal mosque construction laborers came here with Mughal soldiers.  At the time of the movement Mau has played a crucial role. October 3, 1939 AD, Mahatma Gandhi came to this place.

Numerous myths are famous with respect to history of Mau area. "Mau" signifies "padaav" or "chhavani" in Turkish dialect i.e. military enclosure. The city was utilized as military enclosure by numerous a rulers since long times. Shershah Suri, Akbar, Aurangzeb are the unmistakable rulers who utilized the city as a part of such a way. There is a mosque, assembled by Aurangzaib's sister Jahan Aara Beghum, the shahi mosque joined with various sleeping quarters (can be seen still now) in mohalla keyari tola.

It is likewise accepted by the People of Mau that hundreds of years before carried on a man (a natt), a dance lover named 'Muhoo Natt Bhajjan', who was remorseless in nature. He generally use to tease individuals the whole range thusly, a Holy man (Malik tahir baba, who was the head of the region) requesting that he leave that zone, for the purpose of his kin, to which he answered contrarily. 

At that point the malik tahir baba tested him to wrestle and win. In the event that he wins, Malik tahir baba will leave the range else he himself will. After the wrestle the Malik tahir baba won. He requested that the natt leave the spot on the double. He concurred and kept his condition to leave. He asked the Malik tahir baba to keep the name of his range on his (Natt's) name. Malik tahir baba concurred and gave the name of his territory 'Muhoo Natt Bhajjan'. This named was further adjusted to 'Maunath Bhanjan'.

Malik tahir baba r.a. Rauza is popular spot where aficionados use to visit each Thursday. Shahi Katra Masjid assemble by Aurangzeb's little girl, is most famous spot of love. In Ghosi Huzur Sadrussharia is well known for Islamic religion separation close around 20 km from Mau. There is a celebrated madarsa additionally, named Amjadia .

'Shitala Mata Dham' (Or Shitala Mandir) and "Vandevi" are two critical and Oldest Temples in Mau. Shitala Mata Dham is situated adjacent to the State Highway 34; East of Mirzahadipura of this city. This Temple is one of the most established temple in the city. Numerous God and Goddesses of Hindu mythology are found in this temple counting Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Mata Parvati, Lord Hanuman. This
temple is overseen by 'Shitala Mata Samiti', and 'Shri Ram Bhakta Mandal Mau'. A little lake is available in its domain which full-fills the necessities in sacred requests to God, and for the most part, makes this place the most alluring one.  Goddess Shitala. Religious town Bagli is additionally an incredible spot for motivation. new paramount spot known as Mukti Dham is inherent Dohrighat.

In games Arena Mau have a huge History and their Vivid Persona to Glorified the Mau name on time to time - International Athletes and National wrestlers arrive. few of them are Bhim Narayan Rai of town Revaridih - Sahroj, he has been granted as National Champion and Record Holder in National Recreations 1961 in Athletics-lance Throw and he has been broken the Asian Games record there, his record was likewise credentialed in National Games of School Organization Meet in 1960, in the condition of UP he has recompensed as Outstanding entertainer (Championship) in 1964 Athletics Meet of U.P.

The city is joined with most other Uttar Pradesh urban areas and significant Indian urban areas, for example, Agra, Aligarh, Bareilly, Jhansi, Kolkata, New Delhi, Patna, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Lucknow and Jaipur. Auto Rikshaws are a prevalent method of transportation.Buses worked by Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) are an imperative method for open transport.

Mau Junction is an imperative railway station. It falls on Allahabad‐Mau‐Gorakhpur Main Line. It is all around associated with vital urban communities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Surat, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Jaipur, Ranchi and so forth. At beginning it was a standard gage line. Yet, in 1992 it changed over into Broad Gauge.The present building towards city side was developed in 1995 amid the administration of Kalpnath Rai as a Cabinet

Minister in Indian Government. The building is much the same as duplicate of Varanasi Junction. In city there are three Rail Over Bridge. In 2015 Railway Budget of India it was chosen to enhance it as a Terminal Station to maintain a strategic distance from surge at Varanasi Junction. As of late Railway Board has chosen to build up another line between Mau Junction to Dildarnagar through Ghazipur. After foundation of this new line Mau will be straightforwardly associated with Howrah‐Delhi main line and Howrah‐Allahabad‐Mumbai line. Mau is only 93 Kilometers far from Varanasi. At Mau Junction great offices of providing food is accessible. Mischance Relief Department likewise accessible at Mau Junction.

It is an old town but gets modernized by Late Kalpanath Rai, former MP for Ghosi and was a member Rajya Sabah and Lok Sabah was also Minister at the centre and was a senior Congress Leader by building numbers of modern administrative buildings in the town.