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A city of northern India east of Lucknow. It was founded c. 1400.


(Placename) a city in N India, in SE Uttar Pradesh: formerly an important Muslim garrison. Pop: 624 570 (2001)


(ˈgɔr əkˌpʊər, ˈgoʊr-)

a city in SE Uttar Pradesh, in N India. 505,566.
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Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] March 14 (ANI): The Congress candidates from Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seats lost their deposits.
THE Gorakhpur police have registered a case against some unidentified criminals for trying to abduct Bhojpuri actor and singer Pawan Singh.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Eleven children being trafficked from Bihar to Gujarat to work as child labourers were rescued from Gorakhpur Monday.
Gorakhpur, May 3 -- BPL Techno Vision Pvt Limited (BTVL), the leading Rechargeable Lighting Solutions company in India, announced the results of its BPL Chirag Scholarship Programme "BPL Jyada Padho Aage Badho - Ujwal Bhavishya ka Bharosa" in Gorakhpur District, Uttar Pradesh for the students of class IX to XII.
A total of 2320 suspected cases and 528 deaths of JE from Uttar Pradesh mostly from Gorakhpur were reported in 2006 (Source: Website of National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, New Delhi).
Summary: Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 14 (ANI): Amid the counting of votes for the bypolls, the Uttar Pradesh Assembly was adjourned for 10 minutes on Wednesday, following ruckus over the issue of media being kept out of counting centre in Gorakhpur.
Two firms hike bids in courtroom for purchase of Saharas land in Gorakhpur
Summary: Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 14 (ANI): The counting of votes for Lok Sabha by-election for the two constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur and Phulpur will begin today.
FIREBRAND BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath's vitriolic comments against Muslims seem to have more to do with his frustration of steadily losing his position as the unrivalled leader of eastern Uttar Pradesh.
11 (ANI): Voter turnout in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency, at 5 pm was recorded to be 43 percent, while Phulpur witnessed a polling percentage of 37.
THE Anti- Terrorist Squad ( ATS) of Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday night arrested two Pakistani nationals, from Gorakhpur city, who were allegedly tasked to target some mosques with an aim to vitiate the atmosphere during the Lok Sabha elections.