|Named for||AN Shukla|
|• Body||Gangaghat Municipal Committee|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Unnao|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Unnao Sadar|
Shuklaganj (officially Gangaghat) is situated in Unnao district, but it is also considered as a suburb of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, located on the banks of holy river Ganges about 5 km from Kanpur on the SH 58 to Unnao.The population was 370803 as of the 2001 census. According to the census of 2011 it is 884072. It has 80% of literacy and is 5 km from Kanpur Cantonment. Shuklaganj was once known as Gangaghat. Though it lies in Unnao district, it lies adjacent to Kanpur and hence is a suburb of Kanpur. The city is enlisted as a municipality of Kanpur metropolitan area.
Shuklaganj was established in 1931 by DC A.P. Shukla. In 1976, Bal Govind Montessori school was made for children. On every Foundation Day, 8 February, a cricket tournament is held at the Ramkali stadium which is named after the goddess Ramkali. On the 78th Foundation Day, final tournament was played.
Shuklaganj has a railway station named Kanpur Bridge Left Bank on the Kanpur-Lucknow line. Kanpur Central which is about 6 km away is the major railhead. Kanpur Civil Airport is the nearest airport but Kanpur Chakeri airport is the nearest domestic airport. Lucknow Airport is the nearest international airport.
- "आज से 78 साल का हुआ शुक्लागंज - Jagran Yahoo! India". In.jagran.yahoo.com. Retrieved 17 March 2012.