10 least populated Cities in the Land of Populous Cities

Nagda

Nagda is a major industrial town situated in the Malwa region of western Madhya Pradesh. This city is one of the largest viscose staple fiber manufacturers in Asia. According to the 2011 India census, Nagda had a population of 100,036.

The name of the town was actually nag-dah which means cremation/burning (dah) of snakes (nag). The ancient city was developed by king Janmejay. Janmejay was a Hindu King of Pandava Dynasty. Nagda was mentioned in the literature of Kalidasa. Presently, Nagda is a major industrial town having manufacturing unit of Viscose fibre, thermal power plant and a chemical plant, It is a major ISO granted railway junction on the Delhi-Mumbai railway line.It is exactly 694 km from both delhi as well as mumbai.

Banswara is a city in South Rajasthan. This city is also referred to as the City of Hundred Islands due to presence of numerous islands in the Mahi River, which flows through Banswara. According to the 2011 India census, Banswara had a population of 100,128.

Banswara is a city in Banswara District in south Rajasthan in India. The princely state of Banswara was founded by Maharawal Jagmal Singh. It is named for the “bans” or bamboo forests in the area. It is also known as ‘City of Hundred Islands’, due to presence of numerous islands in the Mahi River, which flows through Banswara

Hinganghat
Hinganghat is a city in the state of Maharashtra. As of 2011 India census, Hinganghat had a population of 100,416. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. The population is largely dependent on the textile mills in the city.

Datia
This city is a part of Madhya Pradesh. Apart from handloom, Datia is a market centre for food grains and cotton products. An interesting fact is that this city is mentioned in Mahabharata as Daityavakra. According to the 2011 India census, Datia had a population of 100,466.

Port Blair
Port Blair is the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India. The city had a population of 100,608, according to the 2011 India census. It serves as a major base for the Indian Navy and Indian Airforce.

Nagaur
Nagaur is a city in the state of Rajasthan and is considered to be a popular tourist destination. The palaces and temples are the highlight of the place. Naguar had a population of 100,618, according to the 2011 India census.

Kalyani
Kalyani is a city situated in West Bengal. This place is considered to be an important centre of education. According to the 2011 Indian census, Kalyani had a population of 100,620.

Kalyani, located in Nadia district in the state of West Bengal, is a relatively young town. During the Second World War, Kalyani, was the site of a military airbase. Hangars and other reminders of the air-field are still visible in the ‘A’ Block and some areas around Kalyani University, whose buildings were built on or over the runways.

In 1950 this town was built in a short time in order to host the Indian National Congress meeting. This planned town owes its existence and development to the then Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

Kasganj
Kasganj is situated in Uttar Pradesh and relies on a mix of trading, manufacturing and services. As per provisional data of 2011 census, Kasganj had a population of 101,241, out of which males were 53,507 and females were 47,734.

It was founded by Nawab Yaqoot Ali Khan, a descendent of the Nawabs of Farrukhabad.The city was known as Yaqoot Ganj in the early sixteenth century,but it later became popularly known as Kasganj because it was established in a thick forest of kans, a vegetation grown abundantly here. The inscription regarding its establishment is still visible in the city’s Jama Masjid (big mosque). It is said that the well-protected building at Tehsil Road which houses the tehsil was the residence of Nawab Yaqoot Ali Khan until it was acquired by the British after fall of Awadh.

Bhadreswar
Bhadreswar is situated in the state of West Bengal. Jute mills are the highlight of its economy and also attract many laborers from neighboring cities. According to the 2011 India census, the city has a population of 101,334.

Aurangabad
Aurangabad is a city in the state of Bihar. As per the 2011 India census, the city had a population of 101,520.

Aurangabad pronunciation (help·info), is a city in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. Aurangabad (meaning “Built by the Throne”) is named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The city is a tourist hub, surrounded with many historical monuments, including the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara. The administrative headquarters of the Aurangabad Division or Marathwada region, Aurangabad is said to be a City of Gates and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city. Recently, Aurangabad has been declared as Tourism Capital of Maharashtra. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

Sources: YaHOO, Wikipedia

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