HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
Meerut cantt is the place where first salvo was fired in year 1857 when the first war of Independence was started. "Kali Paltan" to which Mangal Pandey is associated, is situated right in the midst of this historical Cantonment. It was established in early 19th century after the Battle of Laswari. It is situated between rivers Ganga & Jamuna. It is well connected with the rest of Country by Roads and Rail. The Delhi Niti Paas Road (State Highway No. 45 also known as GT Road) passes through Meerut Cantonment.

(A) Year of Establishment


(B) Area Profile

Civil Area(section 46 of Cantt Act 2006)
Bungalow Area
Total Area

(C) Demographic Profile

The Population of Meerut Cantt as per 2011 census is as under:
Civil Population
Military Population
Total Population
Women Population(Civil + Military)

1803



149.51 hectares
3418.55 hectares
3568.06 hectares





72194
21490
93684
40173

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