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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 837 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHANDAUSI, a town of British India, in the Moradabad district of the United Provinces, 28 m. south of Moradabad. Pop. (1901) 25,711. It is an important station on the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway, with a junction for Aligarh. Its chief exports are of cotton, hemp, sugar and stone. There is a factory for pressing cotton.
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its a big menthol oil producer in asia.In this town there are about 40 Chartered Accountants and 100 Doctors.One Chartered Accountant who created the history in Chartered Accountancy profession,been the fist CA who appointed by ca institute in abroad is from chandausi,the name is Mr.Parag Varshney.
Also a great indian classical music mastero Late Pandit Jamna Prasad Prabhakar, hailed from Chandausi (Mohalla Khatiyan, Khurja Gate) who was the disciple of Pandit Laxman Prasad (Jaipur Wale). Pandit Jamna Prasad Prabhakar was a great indian classical vocalist and sitar-player.
Navin Kumar Agrawal hails from Chandausi - The Bara Mahadev Street, Chandausi. Navin Kumar Agrawal is presently working as Senior Manager in Allahabad Bank, Staff Training Centre at Patna (Bihar). A penpal magazine named "MITRAVANI" was published by Navin Kumar Agrawal from Chandausi in the 1980 which had a worldwide circulation those days. Now the a quarterly penpal bulletin named "Hello Pals" is being published by Navin Kumar Agrawal through net and the same may be accessed through his email -
Shailendra Kumar is one of the pioneer personality gave Public Speaches in the early stage of Microsoft.Net evolution 2003 is also from Chandausi.
there is also 12 intercolleges and 5 degree college,and also a 1st branded school named KIDZEE-CHANDAUSI is also there.
The great Hindi poet and accomplished archaeologist, Late Shri Surendra Mohan Mishra hailed from Chandausi (Distt. Moradabad) UP. He has left a vast collection of unparalleled antiquities. An exceptional, brilliant, multifaceted and selfless individual, Mr. Mishra can be included in the same echelon as Maha Pandit Rahul Sanskratyayan, Rai krishna Das and Rai Govind Chandra. These inimitable gentlemen were all committed, accomplished and revered individuals who devoted their lives to the exploration and discovery of archaeology in India. Mr. Mishra dedicated his life to retaining the cultural heritage and history of archaeology for the preservation and perpetuation of future generations. In 1955, this young, dynamic, versatile and charismatic poet/writer started to collect rare hand written manuscripts, terracotta figures, coins, terracotta seals, pottery and metal ornaments fromdifferent periods. All of those items were collected from the ancient ruins of the areas of Bareilly, Moradabad, Rampur and Badaun. After 35 years of tireless dedication and devotion, the collection became the largest collection of terracotta in India. Some 70 exquisite artifacts belonging to the "Gupta period" have been given to the Allahabad museum from this collection. The national museum in Delhi also boasts of the copper boomerang given to them by Mr. Mishra. He was the first individual to introduce the copper culture of Rohilkhand to the world. On 15th Oct 1998, an exhibition was held at Rampur Raza library, famous for its remarkable collection of manuscripts that displayed 52 rare masterpieces from Mr. Mishra's collection. Former Governor Mr. Sooraj Bhan visited the exhibition and truly admired and appreciated the collection very much. This collection is still being displayed at the library.The archaeological authorities such as ex Director General of Indian Archaeology Survey of India, Shri Desh Pandey, Shri M.C. Joshi, Dr. Vasudav Sharan Agrawal and Shri Rai krishna Das took a keen interest and supported the collection. Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan, the renowned poet, visited Mr. Mishra to see the collection and considered it to be the largest collection of terracotta. Shri NripSingh Napalchyal (I.A.S.) also supported and contributed to the betterment of the collection. The registered collection consists of 4500 terracotta figurines, 1200 stone sculptures, 155 terracotta pottery, 1500 coins, 15 inscribed seals of terracotta, 250 pictures in lithography, 2000 manuscripts in Hindi and Sanskrit, 700 litho publication and 600 rare Hindi magazines and newspapers. Shri Surendra Mohan Mishra Memorial Charitable Trust, Moradabad is in the process of establishing a museum for this remarkable collection that aims at promoting our historical, cultural and archaeological heritage.
PRAVEEN GUPTA is a attorney in Delhi high court also belongs to chandausi
hai friend i am akhil goyal chandausi is a cood city in india we will says that this is a mini beradaban ( radha shayam) our city is good and we are proud of our city chandausi
there is a temple of radha krishna named with venugopal ji which is the oldest temple of chandausi and there are many stories abt it
There is a famouls herbal medicine manufacturer in chandausi since 1921 named Dhanwantri pharmaceutical esteblished by vaid ram swaroop ji, this pharma is famouls in India.
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