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Gahmar Village

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Location in Uttar Pradesh, India Show map of Uttar Pradesh

Country India
Established 1530;

Founded by Maharaja Dham Dev Singh

• Type Sarpanch (Pradhan)


Total 1,766 ha (4,364 acres)
Population (2011)
• Total 25,994
Density 1,500/km
2 (3,800/sq mi)
• Official Hindi
• Additional official Urdu
PIN 232327
Telephone code 05497
Nearest city Zamania
Sex ratio 1000/913
Lok Sabha constituency Ghazipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Zamania
Civic agency Gahmar

Gahmar is a village in India, located on the bank of Ganges river in the Ghazipur district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The village is 38 km from Ghazipur. The village has two post offices, two banks viz UBI & SBI and one Panchayat Bhawan, Railway Station, Police Station. Two degree Colleges, two Govt inter colleges and many other schools.


Gahmar was settled by Sakarwar Rajputs, the descendants of Dham Deo Misir who came from the vicinity of Fatehpur Sikri after Babur captured it in 1527 AD. They are closely related to the Sakarwar Bhumihars and Kamsar Pathan, the descendants of Dham Deo Misir's brother Maharaja Kam Dev Misir. After moving east from Fatehpur Sikri, initially, both of them settled in Sakradih, but due to floods, Dham Deo migrated to Maa Kamakhya Dham near Gahmar and Kam Deo settled in Reotipur.


As of 2011 Indian Census, Gahmar had a total population of 25,994 ( but actual p0pulation is nearly 70,000), of which 13,367 were males and 12,627 were females. Population within the age group of 0 to 6 years was 3,650. The total number of literates in Gahmar was 17,108, which constituted 65.8% of the population with male literacy of 74.0% and female literacy of 57.1%. The effective literacy rate of 7+ population of Gahmar was 76.6%, of which male literacy rate was 86.4% and female literacy rate was 66.2%. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes population was 3,295 and 327 respectively. Gahmar had 4365 households in 2011. The main population of Gahmar lived in an area of 476 acres.

Railways, Bus and publicprivate vehicles

Gahmar has a railway station connected to Patna and Mughalsarai Junction railway station.

Gahmar Population - Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh
Gahmar is a large village located in Zamania Tehsil of Ghazipur district, Uttar Pradesh with total 4365 families residing. The Gahmar village has population of 25994 of which 13367 are males while 12627 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Gahmar village population of children with age 0-6 is 3650 which makes up 14.04 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Gahmar village is 945 which is higher than Uttar Pradesh state average of 912. Child Sex Ratio for the Gahmar as per census is 907, higher than Uttar Pradesh average of 902.

Gahmar village has higher literacy rate compared to Uttar Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Gahmar village was 76.57 % compared to 67.68 % of Uttar Pradesh. In Gahmar Male literacy stands at 86.41 % while female literacy rate was 66.21 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Gahmar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Gahmar village.

Gahmar Data

ParticularsTotalMaleFemaleTotal No. of Houses 4,365 - -
Population 25,994 13,367 12,627
Child (0-6) 3,650 1,914 1,736
Schedule Caste 3,295 1,774 1,521
Schedule Tribe 327 168 159
Literacy 76.57 % 86.41 % 66.21 %
Total Workers 7,058 5,527 1,531
Main Worker 4,399 - -
Marginal Worker 2,659 1,799

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