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Jaswantnagar is one of the fast developing towns in Etawah District. It is on the road from Agra to Etawah, about 16 km north-west of Etawah. Jaswantnagarcovers an area of 2.59 sq km of land and has a population of 11,295. It is one of the trading hubs of western Uttar Pradesh and a leading center of handloom cloth.

To the west of the town, on the south side of the Agra road is a small temple of historical importance. It was here that on 19th May, 1857, a battle took place between the Indian freedom fighters and the British forces. Another attraction in the town is a fine masonry tank with a temple and bathing ghats, towards the south-east corner of the town, on the bank of the Sarsa River.

Jaswantnagar Railway Station falls on the Delhi-Mughal Sarai main line. Jaswantnagar Bus Station connects the town with Bhadan, Barnahal, Kachaura, Etawah, Kurra Jarawan and Udi. Nearest airport is Agra Civil Enclaves.

Updated on 1st December, 2005
District: Etawah
Location: Jaswantnagar    


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