Besides its textile industries Mau is also famous for its unani medicines called "Laal Tel" (Red Oil)which is used fir body massage having a great medicinal propertied for healing,various types of joint pains,tooth pain,also helpful in insect bites,scorpin bites etc.This oil has many names and brands likes Herbleen Laal Tel, Noorani Laal Tel, Sanp wale Baba Laal Tel. This oil has also a unique usage as it is helpful in infants masage which is helpful to increase muscular activity and growth.
Large number of weavers and workers got settle there during the construction of military base ans shahi Masjid which were came with Mughal Army, which were originally from Iran,Afghanistan and turkey.
Peoples of Mau also gives a great support during the period of struggle in freedom of India.Peoples of Mau provides a great support at that time.At 3 October 1939 during 3rd salt law breaking movement many person from mau actively took part to support Mahatma Gandhi at Dohrighat.There is an another history during quit India Movement in 1942, a mob of numbers of peoople collected in outrage of an action by Madhuban Police Officer,at present of collector Navalte , he ordered his men to open fire on the mob resilting death and injury of many people.To repect saheed of that movement a monument was built on the spot in respect of saheeds that has made ultimate sacrifice.
There was a great contribution by people like Jharjhandey and Tejpal singh in the early 70 and 80s for social empowerment in Mau distric.They worked a for the Mau.
Mau was a important township of Azamgarh district before 19 November 1988.Late Kalpanath Rai and Late Maulana Habibur Rahman has a great contribution in making Mau as a district of Uttar Pradesh.Which leads to the develpoment of peoples of Mau.
The major language that were mainly used by peopoles of Mau is Bhojpuri and mixture of Persian,Turkish and Irani.The main earning of Mau is mainly done by there textile industries, the main tools that were used is powerloom. Large number of weavers involved in making Sari,Lungi,and other clothes. Which leads to the export of these clothes to other sate of India and across world.
Dhieru’s a way of studying in very famous in Temple of Baba Thanidas Ji situated in a village of Sonadih of Mau Distric.
Government has done a graet job by opening Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institute for the research on microorganisms at Mau. Also number of schools and colleges run by state government were growing day by day.