Meerut is the largest city in the National Capital region, and as of 2011 the 33rd most populous urban agglomeration and the 26th most populous city in India. It ranked 292 in 2006 and is projected to rank 242 in 2020 in the list of largest cities and urban areas in the world. The municipal area (as of 2001) is 141.89km2 (54.78sqmi) with the cantonment covering 35.68km2 (3,568.06ha). The city is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the largest producer of musical instruments in India. The city is also an education hub in western Uttar Pradesh.
The city may have derived its name from 'Mayarashtra' (Sanskrit: मयराष्ट्र), the capital of the kingdom of Mayasura, Mandodari's father and Ravana's father-in-law. This name may have mutated to Mairashtra, Mai-dant-ka-khera, Mairaath and eventually Meerut.
Meerut-Hapur Lok Sabha constituency (Hindi:मेरठ लोकसभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 80 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. This constituency covers parts of Meerut and Hapur districts.
Presently, Meerut Lok Sabha constituency comprises 5 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:
Commercial establishments in almost all major cities, including Lucknow, Meerut and Agra, were open on Friday ...Besides, our business is already in doldrums and we cannot afford more closures," Raj Kumar Chaudhary, a businessman in Meerut told IANS ... Businesses remained ...
Lucknow, Feb 26... “We cannot stall trucks without prior notice ... Commercial establishments in almost all major cities, including Lucknow, Meerut and Agra, were open on Friday ... Besides, our business is already in doldrums and we cannot afford more closures,” said Raj Kumar Chaudhary, a businessman in Meerut ... Disclaimer ... .
Actor Roopal Tyagi feels no medium is big or small, be it films or TV ... “Meerut was so much fun specially when it came to celebrate Holi ... We youngsters used to have blast in Meerut ... Currently, she is busy with her UP-based show ‘Ranju Ki Betiyaan’ where she plays one of the protagonists ....
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2021 01.30 AM IST...I’ve to get back to training for the Olympics!” ... I want to better myself in the coming months ... But the truth is that I started running because medallists ko prize mein bags milte the, since Meerut has a lot of sports businesses; I wanted one of those bags so started participating, but didn’t win anything.
With the once busy Meerut-Delhi highway now resembling a high-security fortress, those at the protest sites said the intensified fortification was a sign that the government regarded farmers as “criminals” ... and leave them vulnerable to the whims of big business.Story continues.
Read full article ... Also Read ... In order to take part in the tractor rally, thousands of vehicles from across Haryana, Punjab, the Terai region of Uttarakhand and western Uttar Pradesh have already left for the tractor rally, thus leading to heavy traffic on various roads, including the busy Delhi-Amritsar, Delhi-Jaipur, Delhi-Meerut highways ... News18 ... .
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 09.21 AM IST... Thousands of vehicles from across Haryana, Punjab, the Terai region of Uttarakhand and western Uttar Pradesh started leaving for Delhi’s borders for the tractor rally, leading to heavy traffic on various roads, including the busy Delhi-Amritsar, Delhi-Jaipur, Delhi-Meerut highways. Also Read ... When will it begin?.
MEERUT ...Principal commissioner, CGST, Meerut, Satendra Vikram Singh said, “The brothers, who are in the agro oil business, had started companies where no physical movement of goods used to take place but fake invoices were released against which input tax credit was availed.