About Jajmau, a Suburb of Kanpur in India Essay

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A suburb of Kanpur that is situated on the eastern side of the city, on River Gamges is known as Jajmau. It is also known as ‘Jajesmow’ and is an industrial suburb with a population of 652.8 million according to the census of 2011. It is 10 km away from the Kanpur city and considered to be one of the best tourist places in Kanpur. This is the most famous excavation site in our country. The Archaeological Survey of India’s research has revealed that this place belongs to a period between 1300-1200 BC. It’s well known for its leather industry. Bus routes are available from various areas of Kanpur to reach this place. One can also reach here by autos or four wheelers. Chakeri airport is also situated very close to this place.
It’s very hot in summer and warm in winters. Heavy fog may be experienced during the months of December and January. Rainy season commences in July and continues upto September. At times rainfall is recorded during the months of March and April which is also a harvest season. Hence the best time to visit this place is from October to March.
Jajmau is actually a mound that always attracted the historians. During 1957-58 excavations were carried out here. Many items like potteries, utensils, busts and terrcota seals were found during these explorations. The archaeologists confirmed that the items dug out belong to the period between 600-1600 AD. The excavations also revealed 3,000 years old residential complexes, potteries and accessories that belong…