The school nestles in pure, clean environment set amongst abundance of greenery, with protected forests on three sides of the campus, on an extensive plain of 100 acres, close to Gorakhpur-Pipraich main road and Unaula railway station, 11 kms. From the city. Gorakhpur is situated on the left bank of the confluence of Rapti and Rohini rivers. Ancient literature mentions the place as Ramgram. Early Buddhist literature refers to it as the capital of Koliya. Better known for Gorakhnath temple (the name of the city is derived from the great Shaivite sage guru Gorakhnath) and Gita Press (centre of production for Hindu religious literature), Gorakhpur is a low profile city in the heart of the Purvanchal region with all modern facilities and amenities yet, thankfully devoid of ill-features of modernity.
ABOUT GORAKHPUR CITY
The city of Gorakhpur has a rich history of culture and historical importance. In ancient times the area of Gorakhpur included Basti, Deoria, Azamgarh, and parts of Nepal. The city of Gorakhpur was an important center of Aryan civilization. Gorakhpur dates back to 6th century in India. Gorakhpur is named after the renowned Guru Gorakshnath who performed “Hath Yoga” where the Gorakhnath Temple now exists which is one of the many historical sites in the city. Gorakhpur is the birth place of not only King Vikas Sankrityayan Ji but also of Saraswati Shishu Mandir. Gorakhpur was part of the ancient empires of Shunga, Kushana, Gupta, and Harsha dynasties. Few are aware that the Tharu King Mausen of Madan Singh ruled over the great city of Gorakhpur and all of the adjacent areas.Ruled by Qutb-ud-din Aybak to the Bahadur Shah Gorakhpur was influenced by the muslim culture. By the year 1803, the city of Gorakhpur was under British control. Gorakhpur became one of the major centers of the famous 1857 uprising. Gorakhpur helped the Indian national movement. The turning-point in the history of India’s freedom struggle started with the ‘Chauri Chaura’ incident of 1922. Planned at the residence of Baldev Prasad protesters burnt down the entire Chauri Chaur Police Station killing over eighteen policemen. Gita Press Hindu publisher of books making it a city rich in culture and history.
How to Reach
Rail: Gorakhpur is well connected with all major cities of India. City has computerized reservation facility.
Air: Air Force Station is 8 Km. from the railway station. On 8th March, 2003 it has been inaugurated as a commercial airport. Daily flights are available from Gorakhpur to Delhi and Calcutta via Lucknow. Another airstrip of U.P. Civil Aviation is also available in Kasia, 55 km. from Gorakhpur in Kushinagar district. Nearest other commercial Airports are Lucknow and Varanasi.
Roadways: Frequent road-transport is available for all major cities of U.P. The main Bus-stand is near railway station. Buses are available since early in the morning (3.00 Am) till late night, from Gorakhpur to Sanauli. Also, frequent service is available for other routes like Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Delhi etc.