Amroha is a city in north-western
Uttar Pradesh state in northern
India, located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot River. It is the
administrative headquarters of the
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Syed Husain Sharaf-ud-din Shahvilayat
The name of
Amroha drove out from the word (Sanskrit ) Amr
Mango and Vanam वनम् forest.The author of
Amroha states that
Amroha was ruled by Bhardwaj Tagas between
676 and 1141 AD.
Mahmud of Ghazni
Mahmud of Ghazni conquered
Amroha in 589 AH/1093 AD.
Behram Shah (1240–42) appointed Malik Jalaluddin to the position of
Amroha in 1242. Ghiyasuddin Balban crushed a rebellion in
this region, and so ruthless was his repression that the territory of
Amroha remained quiescent till the reign of Jalaluddin
Khalji. Ambar Sultani built a mosque at Amroha. During Alauddin
Khalji's reign, Malik Tughluq and Malik marched through the city to
confront the Mongols at the Battle of Amroha. Saiyid Salim was
Amroha and Sirsi as an iqta and after his death, the iqta was
assigned to his sons. It is also recorded that Khizr Khan was punished
Alauddin Khalji with an enforced stay at
Amroha with Hisamuddin.
The historical architecture of
Amroha begins with the fort wall,
remnants of which still stand. The #_Moradabadi Darwaza, built by
#_Saiyid Abdul Maajid khan in 1642 AD, is the only extant gate. The
wall was constructed during the reign of Shah Jahan, by Siyadat Maab
Saiyid Abdul Maajid, who had constructed this fort under the
supervision of Kamal Khan Khanazad in 1652 AD. It is fifty feet high
with three parallel arches, covered with a roof. Other monuments from
this period include mosques, Idgahs, khanqah, dargahs, Imambaras,
Diwan khana, madrasas and mandirs. Some of these are of the Delhi
Sultanate period, others of the Mughal period. Viqar-ul-mulk gate was
constructed in modern amroha in memory of nawab Viqar ul mulk. Aligarh
Muslim University also has Viqarul Mulk Hall in memory of Nawab of
Viqar ul Mulk who was friend of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
Youngest Son Of Hazrat Baba Fareed Ganj e Shakar, Shaikh Sadruddin
Mohammad Yaqoob was killed by thieves, at
Amroha . His Tomb is
situated at Jhanda Shaheed. The descendents of Baba Farid, known as
Faridi, are settled in this locality. They were granted Land and
jagirs, by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq.
Mufti Naseem Ahmad Faridi, K. A. Nizami, and Nisar Ahmed Faruqi,
belong to this Clan.
The town of
Amroha is home to one of the oldest Mughal Dynasty
settlements in India.
Sadaat Amroha arrived from Wasit, Iraq
and have resided in the town of
Amroha since the 1190s A.D
the last ruling Nawab Sheikh Anwar ul Haq .
Amroha is located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot River. Being
just 130 km away, Amroha's weather is very similar to Delhi. The
city is divided into localities and blocks. The climate of the Amroha
is similar to other districts of Western
Uttar Pradesh situated at the
base of Himalaya which becomes hot in summer and dry & cold in
Amroha is a city in UP. As per the final data of 2011 census, Amroha
had a population of 198,471. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is
28323 which is 14.27% of total population of
Amroha (NPP). In Amroha
Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 925 against state
average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in
Amroha is around 950
Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of
Amroha city is 62.36% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Amroha,
Male literacy is around 66.73% while female literacy rate is 57.61%.
Historically, it has been noted that amrohvi people have a nagging,
selfish, and self absorbed attitude. Over the course of history, they
have been found unworthy of friendships and trust among common society
Religions in Amroha
Distribution of religions
†Includes Sikhs (0.27%), Buddhists (<0.01%).
Amroha is known for its production of mangoes;. Some of the
Amroha include cotton & textiles, and small-scale
production of cotton cloth, hand-loom weaving, pottery making, sugar
milling and secondary ones are carpet manufacturing, wood handicrafts
and dholak manufacturing.
Amroha is well connected through Railways and Road with Indian capital
Amroha railway station is situated on Delhi-
and all passenger trains & most of the express trains stop here.
Amroha railway station is on a line built by Oudh and Rohilkhand
Railway, 868 miles from Kolkata.
Amroha is about 5 km away from
NH 24, a four-lane highway which connects New
Delhi to Lucknow.
K. A. Nizami
Syed Ali Mehdi Naqvi (Khayal Amrohvi)
Syed Qaim Raza Taqvi (Naseem Amrohvi)
Nisar Ahmed Faruqi
Syed Wajih Ahmad Naqvi
Syed Mahmood Naqvi
Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi
Nawab Waqar-ul-Mulk Kamboh
Amroha Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
Amroha Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and
Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
^ BBC report
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