Bazpur is located in Uttarakhand
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Bazpur is located in India
Bazpur (India)
Coordinates: 29°10′N 79°10′E / 29.17°N 79.16°E / 29.17; 79.16
DistrictUdham Singh Nagar
Founded byShri Banta Ram
Named forRaja Baz Bahadur Chand
 • Total22,255
 • OfficialHindi, Punjabi, Bangali, Kumaoni language
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUK

Bazpur, or Bajpur, is a city and a municipality in Udham Singh Nagar district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.

Bazpur is well connected with the industrial city of Rudrapur and the historical city of Kashipur. Bazpur is nearest city to Nainital. It is an affluent town, mainly due to large agricultural estates. It was initially, like most of the area which forms present day Udham Singh Nagar District, a part of the Terai, and was gradually transformed into arable land by migrants from Punjab. Most of the early settlers were those rendered homeless by the Partition of India in 1947.

India's first co-operative sugar mill went into production in Bazpur on 16 February 1959.[1]


It was established in early in 17th century, by Chand king, Lakshmi Chand (1597–1621), and named after a former Chand king, Baz Bahadur. Later, when Bazpur was fully jungle area the people of Punjab who were rendering homeless founded this area and the founder was Shri Banta Ram who own more than half of the land of Bazpur legally. He also gave some other people land from free of cost who were rendering homeless in the area in that time. Also some Prominent names of the area like DeepChand, Gurbachan Lal Sharma, Rana Gurjit (M.L.A of kapurthala) Daljit Singh Goraya and there family presently lives here from very long time and have a well known maintained name and personality in the area. Bazpur is the location of the first co-operative sugar mill in India, which was dedicated to the nation by Jawahar Lal Nehru. It was the first effort of establishment of a sugar factory in the co-operative sector, which went into production on 16 February 1959.


As of the 2001 census of India,[2] Bazpur had a population of 21,782. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Bazpur has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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  1. ^ "About Us - Govt. ITI Bazpur, U.S Nagar, Uttarakhand". Govt. ITI Bazpur, Uttarakhand. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.