Najibabad


Najibabad
Najibabad
—  city  —
Najibabad
Location of Najibabad
in Uttar Pradesh and India
Coordinates 29°38′N 78°20′E / 29.63°N 78.33°E / 29.63; 78.33Coordinates: 29°38′N 78°20′E / 29.63°N 78.33°E / 29.63; 78.33
Country India
State Uttar Pradesh
District(s) Bijnor
Population 79,087 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Area

Elevation


245 metres (804 ft)

Najibabad (Hindi: नजीबाबाद; Urdu: نجيب آباد ) is a pleasant city / partially hill station and a municipal board in Bijnor district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has a railway junction and is one of the administrative blocks of the Bijnor district. It is well connected to all major cities of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand via national highway #119 and #74 respectively.

Najibabad also has an All India Radio station. The town is an important trade center for Jamawar shawls, timber, Wooden Handicraft, sugar and grain. There are manufacturing units that deal with metal,woolen shawls, shoes, blankets and cotton. The second largest Coca-Cola bottling plant in the country is also located in the outskirts of the city.

Najibabad has some good hotels as well. Some of them are Hotel Walia residency, Hotel Kanha Royal Salute.

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Geography

Najibabad is located at 29°38′N 78°20′E / 29.63°N 78.33°E / 29.63; 78.33.[1] It has an average elevation of 245 metres (803 feet).

People's representative

The current Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Najibabad is Sheesh Ram.[2] najibabad is part of nagina parliamentary constituency, and current M.P is Yashveer Singh. Advocate Abdul Samad Senior Advocate.

History

Najib-ul-Daula, also known as Najib Khan , was a noted Rohilla tribal chief in 18th century Rohilkhand, who in the 1740s founded the city of Najibabad in Bijnor district, India.where he established the present day city of Najibabad, a state of Najibabad independent from other Rohilla tribes, and received the title, "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 has five sites, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India :[3]

  • Cemetery of Nawab Najib-ud-Daula
  • Jama Masjid
  • Rohilla Palace (called is Thanna)
  • Pathargarh Fort
  • Portion of the old Palace
  • Tomb of Nawab Najib-ud-Daula
  • Mordhaj also known as Munawar Jar with lofty mound

In 1901, Najibabad had a population of 19,568. Even today, several architectural remains of Rohilla magnificence can be found within the city .[4]

Najibabad is also the birth place of Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain. Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain own the Times Group and its parent company, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. world's largest selling news paper (The Times of India).

Educational institutes

The main institutes of the city are:

The English medium Schools

  • Paras Public school
  • St Mary's high school.
  • Modern public school(samipur)
  • R.R. Morarka public school
  • krist jayanti school, bariya

The Hindi Medium Schools are

  • M.D.S. Inter college is one of the most reputated college of district.It has its own Primary school as well.
  • M.D.K.V. Inter College is one of the most reputated college of District for girls.
  • Guru Nanak Mission Inter College.
  • G.I.C. Najibabad.
  • Uptech Computer Centre
  • A.R.N. Kela Inter college.
  • Najibudullha girls inter collage
  • M.G.M. Inter college.
  • Qasmiya girls Inter College.
  • Qasmiya Muslim Inter college.
  • Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School.

Krist jayanti school, kotdwara road, bariya

Colleges

  • Rama Jain Collage
  • Sahu Jain College
  • NATIONAL girls college kalheri

Engineering College

North India Institute of Technology (www.niitnajibabad.com)

and many computer coaching centers for good education Like ADRA GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS , RAILWAY ROAD , NAJIBABAD

Villages Under Vikas Khand/Tahsil Najibabad

Gajraula Paimar,mirampur bega Padarathpur, Issepur Kalanpur Buzurg Urf Bahupura & Mouzam pur tulsi urf(Garhi)dhanora(Adarsh nagar) Najibabad

Bhaguwala largest gram panchayat also known as big town in this tehsil.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Najibabad
  2. ^ Public Representative - MLA Bijnor district Official website.
  3. ^ List of Monuments - Agra Circle, Uttar Pradesh Archaeological Survey of India website.
  4. ^ Najibabad  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. .

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