Nearest town from this village is Ghazipur. Company Havildar Major Abdul Hamid, PVC Company Quarter Master Havildar Abdul Hamid was a soldier in the 4 Grenadiers, Indian Army, who died in the Khem Karan sector during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, and was the posthumous recipient of the highest military decoration of the Republic of India, the Param Vir Chakra. He was born at Dhamupur village of Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh on July 1, 1933, the son of Usman. He was enrolled in the 4 Grenadiers on 27 December 1954.
Although his citation gives him credit for only 3 Tanks destroyed, it is confirmed that he had destroyed no less than 7 enemy tanks. This is because the citation for Abdul Hamid\'s PVC was sent on the evening on 9 September 1965 but he destroyed 3 more tanks on the next day, plus the seventh one which also killed him.