Nagar Panchayat, Maurawan

District - Unnao

Maurawan is a town and a nagar panchayat in the Unnao district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Maurawan is located at 26.43°N 80.88°E. It has an average elevation of 121 metres (397 ft). Maurawan is 55 km from Lucknow, 42 km from Unnao, 45 km from Rai Baraily and 62 km from Kanpur. The nearest airport is Lucknow.
The great temple of the Goddess Durga, known as "Bankhandi devi", is one of the most venerated places in the area around Maurawan. Not only those from Maurawan but also residents of other districts come to visit this sacred location. According to some British officers tried to demolish the temple along with the "pindi” but as soon as they hit the pindi a loud tiger's roar frightened them into fleeing. The greatest number of visitors come to the temple during Navratri, and locals have worshipped the "pindi" daily since the time of that legend.
According to the 2001 Indian census, Maurawan had a population of 14,116. Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Maurawan had an average literacy rate of 57.63%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 55% and female literacy was 42%. Fifteen percent of the population was under six years of age.

Who we are
We are an institution of Local Governance called “Urban Local Body” (ULB).There are various categories of ULBs in Uttar Pradesh and we are classified as a “Nagar Palika Parishad ” type of ULB. 
We are constituted as per the Constitutional provisions in the Constitution of India. The 74 th Amendment promulgated by the Parliament in the year 1992 has provided the framework for our existence.
The Uttar Pradesh Government has introduced the necessary changes in the Acts governing the Urban Local.

Who Governs Us
Being an institution of Local Government we have a distinct difference between the two wings-
  01 -  Legislature and
  02 -  Executive
Our Legislature is a governing Body. This Governing Body which is elected by the citizens living within the geographical area of ours. The geographical area has been carved out into – electoral wards. Each ward elects a representative to be sent to the Governing Body. The other members of the Governing Body are:
MLA MP,Municipal Commissioner,District Magistrate
The election for the governing body is conducted by the State Election Commission. Any person with more than 18 years is eligible to vote in the elections (certain restrictions do apply. For details please contact the State Election Commission which has its office at Faizabad , Uttar Pradesh).
The governing body works within the constitutional framework and the acts made by the Uttar Pradesh Government.

What We Do
We do a lot of things to make life a better experience in the geographical area specified for us by the state government.Some of our works are :
  01 -  Setting up of Street Light Network and ensuring proper street lighting in the nights
  02 -  Establishing Water Supply Network, maintaining it and ensuring sufficient quantity of water is available for the citizens
  03 -  Establishment of Road network and its maintenance