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Najibabad
Najibabad
is a town and a municipal board in Bijnor district
Bijnor district
in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has a railway junction and is one of the administrative blocks of the Bijnor
Bijnor
district. It is well connected to all major cities of India
India
by roadways via NH 119 and NH 74 respectively and also by various trains.

Contents

1 Geography 2 People's representative 3 History 4 Forts and monuments 5 Industries 6 Demographics 7 Education 8 Villages Under Vikas Khand/Tahsil Najibabad 9 References 10 External links

Geography[edit] Najibabad
Najibabad
is located at 29°38′N 78°20′E / 29.63°N 78.33°E / 29.63; 78.33.[2] It has an average elevation of 295.5 metres (1014 feet). People's representative[edit] The current Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Najibabad
Najibabad
is Tasleem Ahmed . The current Municipal board
Municipal board
chairman is Mohammad Moazzam Khan.[3] Najibabad
Najibabad
is part of Nagina
Nagina
parliamentary constituency, and current Member of Parliament is Yashwant Singh (BJP). History[edit] Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud-Daula, also known as Najib Khan was a noted Rohilla Muslim warrior and serviceman of both the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
and the Durrani empire, Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud- Daula was a noted Rohilla tribal chief in 18th century Rohilkhand, who in the 1740s founded the city of Najibabad
Najibabad
in Bijnor
Bijnor
district, India
India
where he established the present day city of Najibabad, a state of Najibabad
Najibabad
independent from Rohilla tribes, and received the title, " Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud-Daulla". From 1757 to 1770 he was governor of saharanpur, ruling over Dehradun.Many architectural relics of the period of Rohilla he oversaw remain in Najibabad, which he founded at the height of his career as a Mughal minister. Najibabad
Najibabad
city is a city founded by Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud-Daula, also known as Najib Khan and the city is also known as "GATEWAY OF HIMALAYAS" and "shehro ka shehar" He succeed Safdarjung as Grand Wazir of the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
and was a devoted serviceman of the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II later in his career he was known as Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud- Doula. After his death he was succeeded by his son Zabita Khan. His cemetery is still in present day, Najibabad In Najibabad, there was a fort of great Sultana Daku or "The Sultan Bandit". The fort is still situated in Najibabad Najibabad
Najibabad
is also the native place of the illustrious Sahu Jain family - brothers Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain and Shreyans Prasad Jain and their nephew Sahu Ramesh Chandra Jain
Sahu Ramesh Chandra Jain
were born here. The descendants of the Sahu Jain family own the Times Group
Times Group
and its parent company, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. That runs the world's largest selling newspaper. Forts and monuments[edit] Najibabad
Najibabad
has four sites protected by the Archaeological Survey of India :[4]

Cemetery of Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud-Daula Pathargarh Fort built by Najib-ud-Daula
Najib-ud-Daula
(Famous by Sultana Daku ka Qila) Portion of the old Rohilla Palace (called is Thanna) Tomb of Nawab
Nawab
Najib-ud-Daula

Other historical sites include:

Jama Masjid Mordhaj also known as Munawar Jar with lofty mound Called chaar minar Nanhe Miya Ground in Pai bagh street Hazrat Shah Vilayat Dargah (Mubarakpur, Kalheri) Hazrat Kamal Shah Dargah(kalheri)

Industries[edit] The main Industries of the city are:

Singhal Refineries Mansarovar Bottling Company Thums up factory Alamdar saw mills Pvt Ltd. Chandra Kaththa Industries Ltd. Mansarovar Paper Mills ltd. Badri-Kedar Paper mills ltd. Indian oil, HP, Bharat Petroleum Depot. JMK International Industries Kohinoor Bangle Store. Kohinoor Shopping Complex.

Najibabad
Najibabad
also has an All India
India
Radio center. The town is an important trade center for timber, sugar and grain. There are manufacturing units which deal with metal, shoes, blankets, shawls and cotton Demographics[edit] In 1901, Najibabad
Najibabad
had a population of 19,568. Even today, several architectural remains of Rohilla magnificence can be found within the city The Najibabad
Najibabad
Nagar Palika Parishad has population of 88,535 of which 46,372 are males while 42,163 are females as per report released by Census India
India
2011. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 12697 which is 14.34% of total population of Najibabad
Najibabad
(NPP). In Najibabad
Najibabad
Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 909 against state average of 912. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Najibabad
Najibabad
is around 879 compared to Uttar Pradesh state average of 902. Literacy rate of Najibabad
Najibabad
city is 67.46% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Najibabad, Male literacy is around 71.12% while female literacy rate is 63.45%.

Religions in Najibabad

Religion

Percent

Hindus

37%

Muslims

60%

Sikh

1.25%

Others†

1%

Distribution of religions †Includes, Buddhists/Jain/Christian (<0.75%).

According 2011 Census.

Education[edit] Najibabad
Najibabad
has a number of schools & Colleges. The colleges in the city include:

Imperial International School (C.B.S.E affiliated School) Islamic vision school (IVS) Krist Jayanti School.(C.B.S.E) Gurukul International School (C.B.S.E) Walia Globle Academy (C.B.S.E) Moolchand Public school (C.B.S.E ) Chandra shekhar ITI. Najibabad
Najibabad
Private ITI. St. Mary's School.(I.C.S.E) Modern Public School (C.B.S.E) R.R Morarka Public SChool(C.B.S.E). M.D.S Inter College (U.P Board) Acharya R.N.Kela Inter College (U.P.Board) Qasmiya Inter College (U.P. Educationa Board) Government Inter College "GIC" (U.P Board) Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School(C.B.S.E) Shreya Public School(C.B.S.E) iqra international school(c.b.s.c.) CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL (C.B.S.E.)

Degree Colleges:

North India
India
College of Higher education Sahu Jain Degree College SSD College of Higher education Rama Jain Degree College Najibabad
Najibabad
Degree College North India
India
Group of Law Grater Valley group of institute

Engineering Colleges

North India
India
Institute of Technology Institute of Information Technology & Science Indian Institute Of Distance Education And Learning aisha peramedical college

Villages Under Vikas Khand/Tahsil Najibabad[edit] kiratpur, mahavatpur billoch[sultana ka kila], Sahanpur, Jalalabad, Sikandarpur basi, Guniyapur, Gajraula Paimar, mirampur bega, Himayoupur Iddu, Sabhachandpur Mohan urf Makhwara, Padarathpur, Issepur, Sikroda, Lalpur, Samipur, Chandanpura, Badiya, Rajpur Nawada, Raipur, Jogirampuri, kawariwala urf hakimpur qazi Kalanpur Buzurg Urf Bahupura
Bahupura
& Mouzam pur tulsi urf(Garhi)dhanora(Adarsh nagar) (Subhash nagar), Bashirpur, Najibabad, Nangla Ubbhan (Ubbhanwala) & Sheikhpurgaru (Himalayan colony), Shahnawaz Pur (Alias Kharampur) & Alawalpur Nenu, Bhaguwala, Mandawli Shakarpuri, Jwali lala (jwali Khurd), Rasoolpur Said(Saidpuri). And other Villages References[edit]

^ "Census of India
India
Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.  ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Najibabad ^ Public Representative - MLA Archived 5 February 2006 at the Wayback Machine. Bijnor district
Bijnor district
Official website. ^ List of Monuments - Agra Circle, Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Archaeological Survey of India
India
website.

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Cities and towns in Bijnor
Bijnor
district

Bijnor

Afzalgarh Bijnor Chandpur Dhampur Haldaur Jalalabad Jhalu Kiratpur Mandawar Mukrampur Khema Nagina Najibabad Nehtaur Noorpur Rashidpur Garhi Sahanpur Sahaspur Seohara Sherkot Tatarpur Lallu Warhapur

Other districts

Agra Aligarh Allahabad Ambedkar Nagar Amethi Amroha Auraiya Azamgarh Badaun Bagpat Bahraich Ballia Balrampur Banda Barabanki Bareilly Basti Bhimnagar 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 Sant Kabir Nagar Sant Ravidas Nagar Shahjahanpur Shravasti Siddharthnagar Sitapur Sonbhadra Sultan

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