Etah

Etah

Etah is a municipality city which is also the headquarters of Etah District of the Uttar Pradesh state in India. Etah district is a part of the Aligarh Division and is located at the midpoint of the Delhi-Kanpur Highway (NH 91) known as GT Road. The nearest big cities are Aligarh and Agra. Sudha Gupta of the BJP is current mayor of Nagar Palika Parishad Etah. The city lies in the cultural region of Braj and was a part of the Surasena Mahajanapada during the Vedic Age. It was later ruled over successively by larger kingdoms including the Mauryas, Guptas, Scythians, Kushans and Indo-Greeks, before falling into the hands of local Yadav rulers.