An Overview of Meerut District


MEERUT
is an ancient town , but little literature about it is available  . Any information mythical, factual, or in the form of hand down stories even specifically related to your ancestors are welcome.

House

There are many such quaint houses . The grand appearance hides the sad state ,which is not very obvious in a photo . Located on the West End

 

Allahabad Bank

The present Allahabad Bank building. Housed the Duke of Connaught in the last decade of the 19th century. 1884-1886.Placed on the Mall Road

Augarhnath Temple

This may currently be the most visited location in Meerut. At the site of the old Augarnath Mandir (Kali Paltan). Here the people who fired the 1st shots of the 1857 Meerut mutiny, planned their operations. The old mandir has been replaced by a modern version . Recently  - end of April  early May (2001) a Kalash was installed . A kalash is the pointed spire at the very top .It used 4.5 kgs of gold for the plating.


 

 

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