Laksar has an average elevation of 227 metres (745 feet). It is situated between the towns of Khanpur and Sultanpur, and close to the towns of Pathri, Jhabrera and Roorkee in Haridwar district. it is also known for freedom fighter Late. Sri Ratan Singh Gurjar Recently one of the native of Laksar, inked a tattoo, making it the first person from Laksar to have one, that too in doctor's handwriting font.
The whole area around Laksar is dominated by Gurjar,community and the current MLA is Sanjay Gupta, prior to him as follow :- 1991 Tejpal Singh Panwar [bjp] 1993 Tejpal singh Panwar [Bjp]2002: Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion" , Independent Politician
2007: Kunwar Pranav Singh "Champion", Indian National Congress
2012: Sanjay Gupta, Bharatiya Janata Party
2017: Sanjay Gupta, Bharatiya Janata Party
This is a political hub in whole district.Another famous political persons like farmer leader Choudhary kirat Singh,Choudhary Rafal singh,BJP leader Advocate Satendra choudhary,Aditya nagar and Former student leader Nishchey Verma are known for their working mechanism.
As of 2001 India census, Laksar had a population of 18,240. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Laksar has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 59%. In Laksar, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Laksar is well connected by road with Haridwar, Saharanpur, and Roorkee cities, and Laksar Junction Railway Station lies within the city. It was first connected with city of Haridwar through branch line in 1886, when the Awadh and Rohilakhand Railway line was extended through Roorkee to Saharanpur, this was later extended to Dehradun in 1900.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, though Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi is preferred.
Today, Laksar is one of the three tehsils in the Haridwar district, and one its six development blocks.
Nagar Palika laksar elections were held in Laksar first time in the year 1995. The current MLA of Laksar is Shri Sanjay Gupta, in his first tenure from the Laksar region.HARE krishna MANDIR Haridwar road laksar .*
Prachin Shiv Mandir simli laksar.
Shiv Shakti Siddh peeth village laksar
Ban Ganga Wetland
Paulada baba(bawaji maharaj) Temple in Bhowawali village
Panchleshwarnath Mahadev Temple
Prachin Bhola-Parvati Pathleshwar Temple
Jata Shankar Mahadev Temple Khanpur
Prachin shiv Temple Simli Laksar
Pilli Kothi Sugar Mill
Holi Cross Church Shivpury laksar
New Modal Bus Stand Old Church Sugar Mills Laksar
Indra ground laksar
the historic village is kuankhera .
Hoons /Huns livs here.
prachin kali mandir village Kuakhera