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Amroha
Amroha
is a city in north-western Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
state in northern India, located north-west of Moradabad, near the Sot River. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amroha
Amroha
district.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Economy 5 Connectivity 6 Notable people 7 References 8 External links

History[edit]

Syed Husain Sharaf-ud-din Shahvilayat

The name of Amroha
Amroha
drove out from the word (Sanskrit ) Amr अमर् Mango
Mango
and Vanam वनम् forest.The author of Tarikh-i- Amroha
Amroha
states that Amroha
Amroha
was ruled by Bhardwaj Tagas between 676 and 1141 AD. Mahmud of Ghazni
Mahmud of Ghazni
conquered Amroha
Amroha
in 589 AH/1093 AD. Behram Shah (1240–42) appointed Malik Jalaluddin to the position of Hakim of Amroha
Amroha
in 1242. Ghiyasuddin Balban crushed a rebellion in this region, and so ruthless was his repression that the territory of Badaun and Amroha
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 assigned Amroha
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 by Alauddin Khalji
Alauddin Khalji
with an enforced stay at Amroha
Amroha
with Hisamuddin. The historical architecture of Amroha
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
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,[2] K. A. Nizami, and Nisar Ahmed Faruqi, belong to this Clan. The town of Amroha
Amroha
is home to one of the oldest Mughal Dynasty settlements in India. Naqvis in Sadaat Amroha
Sadaat Amroha
arrived from Wasit, Iraq and have resided in the town of Amroha
Amroha
since the 1190s A.D the last ruling Nawab Sheikh Anwar ul Haq . Geography[edit] Amroha
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
Uttar Pradesh
situated at the base of Himalaya which becomes hot in summer and dry & cold in winter. Demographics[edit] Amroha
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
Amroha
(NPP). In Amroha Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 925 against state average of 912. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Amroha
Amroha
is around 950 compared to Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
state average of 902. Literacy rate of Amroha
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 of UP.

Religions in Amroha[3]

Religion

Percent

Hindus

25.48%

Muslims

73.80%

Christians

0.20%

Jains

0.10%

Others†

0.28%

Distribution of religions †Includes Sikhs (0.27%), Buddhists (<0.01%).

Economy[edit] Amroha
Amroha
is known for its production of mangoes;.[4] Some of the industries in Amroha
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. Connectivity[edit] Amroha
Amroha
is well connected through Railways and Road with Indian capital New Delhi. Amroha railway station is situated on Delhi- Moradabad
Moradabad
line 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
Amroha
is about 5 km away from NH 24, a four-lane highway which connects New Delhi
Delhi
to Lucknow. Notable people[edit]

Kamal Amrohi Azeem Amrohvi K. A. Nizami Syed Ali Mehdi Naqvi (Khayal Amrohvi) Qaem Amrohi Syed Qaim Raza Taqvi (Naseem Amrohvi) Nisar Ahmed Faruqi Jaun Elia Maikal Chandra Mohammed Shami Syed Wajih Ahmad Naqvi Syed Mahmood Naqvi Rais Amrohvi Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi Nawab Waqar-ul-Mulk Kamboh Eqbal Mehdi

References[edit]

^ " Amroha
Amroha
Pin code". citypincode.in. Retrieved 2014-03-21.  ^ https://besturdubooks.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/hayat-e-faridi/ ^ " Amroha
Amroha
Religion Census 2011". Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2015-11-16.  ^ BBC report

External links[edit]

http://jpnagar.nic.in

v t e

Cities and towns in Amroha
Amroha
district

Amroha

Amroha Bachhraon Dhanaura Gajraula Hasanpur Joya Naugawan Sadat Syed Nagli Ujhari

Other districts

Agra Aligarh Allahabad Ambedkar Nagar Amethi Auraiya Azamgarh Badaun Bagpat Bahraich Ballia Balrampur Banda Barabanki Bareilly Basti Bijnor Bulandshahr Chandauli Chitrakoot Deoria Etah Etawah Faizabad Farrukhabad Fatehpur Firozabad Gautam Buddha Nagar Ghaziabad Ghazipur Gonda Gorakhpur Hamirpur Hardoi Hathras Jalaun Jaunpur Jhansi Kannauj Kanpur Nagar Kanshi Ram Nagar Kaushambi Kushinagar Lakhimpur Kheri Lalitpur Lucknow Maharajganj Mahoba Mainpuri Mathura Mau Meerut Mirzapur Moradabad Muzaffarnagar Panchsheel Nagar Pilibhit Prabuddhanagar Pratapgarh Raebareli Ramabai Nagar Rampur Saharanpur Sambhal Sant Kabir Nagar Sant Ravidas Nagar Shahjahanpur Shravasti Siddharthnagar Sitapur Sonbhadra Sultanpur Unnao Varanasi

v t e

Moradabad
Moradabad
division topics

General

Rohilkhand

Districts

Amroha Sambhal Bijnor Moradabad Rampur

Rivers, dams, lakes

Ganges Ramganga

Languages, people

Hindustani Khariboli Standard Hindi Urdu Western Hindi

Transport

NH 24 NH 87 NH 93 Moradabad
Moradabad
Airport

Lok Sabha constituencies

Bijnor Amroha Moradabad Sambhal Rampur Nagina

See also

Cities and towns in Amroha
Amroha
district Cities and towns in Bhimnagar district Cities and towns in Bijnor district Cities and towns in Moradabad
Moradabad
district Cities and towns in Rampur district Villages in Amroha
Amroha
district Villages in Bhimnagar district Villages in Bijnor district Villages in Moradabad
Moradabad
district People from Amroha People from Bijnor People from Moradabad People from Rampur

Other Divisions

Agra Aligarh Allahabad Azamgarh Bareilly Basti Chitrakoot Devipatan Faizabad Gorakhpur Jhansi Kanpur Lucknow Meerut Mirzapur S

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