BOYS BOARDING SCHOOLS IN LUCKNOW
Lucknow is famed for its historic structures, rural past, and diverse culture, but most people are unaware of certain facts about the city. So, check out these fascinating facts about the city and see how well you know it:
- The Lucknow Charbagh Railway Station, which is around 97 years old, is one of the most exquisite examples of Awadhi, Mughlai, and Rajputana architecture. The station complex is designed in such a way that it appears to be a chessboard from the above!
- Well before the railway station opened its doors in 1923, Mahatma Gandhi met Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru for the first time at Lucknow Railway Station in December 1916.
- The Bada Imambara, located in Lucknow, defies gravity. It is the world's largest foyer that is free of external supports and beams.
- According to legend, Lucknow was once part of the ancient Lakshmanpur province, which was ruled by Lord Rama's brother Laksham. Lucknow's name has changed multiple times since then, from Lakshampuri to Laksmnaut to Laksnaut to Laksnaut to Laksnaut to Laksnaut to Laknau to Laknau to Lucknow.
- The Husainabad Ghantaghar in Lucknow is India's highest clock tower, rising proudly at 130 metres.
- Lucknow has been a nursery for Kathak, an Indian classical dance genre, and has produced a number of Kathak dancers. Aside from that, some outstanding musicians were educated in the Nawab's court, and the city produced some of the best writers and musicians.
- Though Lucknow is well-known for its unique Awadhi culture, which developed during the Mughal era, few people are aware that it was one of the earliest places of a free and independent India's first insurrection. That's right, you read that correctly. The cradle of anarchism is the city of Nawabs.
- Lucknow is home to India's longest racetrack, measuring 3.5 kilometres in length.
- Lucknow is the first Indian city to connect a Subscriber Trunk Dialing (STD) call. These calls are used to connect operators from different parts of India.
- The Janeshwar Mishra Park, located in Lucknow, is Asia's largest park. This park, which is inspired by London's Hyde Park and is located in one of Gomti Nagar's best sites, took two years to build.
- Lucknow is located on the Gomti River, a tributary of the Holy Ganges. This is also the country's sole river that does not originate in the mountains and flows continuously throughout the year!
EDUCATION IN UTTAR PRADESH
Uttar Pradesh has a literacy rate of 67.68 percent, according to census data from 2011. Only 114,397,555 people in the state are literate out of a total population of 199,812,341. Overall, the female and male populations had literacy rates of 57.18 percent and 77.28 percent, respectively. In Uttar Pradesh, there are around 9000 schools for students of various ages. For higher education, students have access to over 1000 colleges and 63 universities. The state's public and private universities provide a wide range of degree programmes in science, the arts, business, and other professional and technical fields. The annual school dropout rate in Uttar Pradesh is exceptionally high, according to the Unified District Information System for Education 2015-16. As of 2015, the state's primary and upper primary dropout rate was 2.70 percent.
Uttar Pradesh has one of the highest dropout rates of any state. One of the main causes for dropout was the economic situation of the families in the state. Another key factor for student dropout was that they frequently failed in secondary or senior secondary school. As a result, kids lose interest in school.
BOYS BOARDING SCHOOLS IN LUCKNOW
- LA MARTINIERE COLLEGE
- ST FRANCIS COLLEGE
- SHRI RAMSWAROOP MEMORIAL PUBLIC SCHOOL
- JAGRAN PUBLIC SCHOOL
- THE LUCKNOW PUBLIC COLLEGIATE
- KUNWAR'S GLOBAL SCHOOL
- VIDHAN PUBLIC SCHOOL
- SHIVAM CONVENT SCHOOL