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Ghaziabad History

 

History of Ghaziabad throws light into the past events, that this Indian city once underwent. In the year 1740, the emperor, Ghazi-ud-din established Ghaziabad.

Initially it was named Ghaziuddinnagar after the name of its founder and afterwards was changed to Ghaziabad. While talking about the History of

Ghaziabad, it should be mentioned that from the historical, archaeological and mythological point of view Ghaziabad is considered to be a

prosperous city that was later proved by the research work and excavations done in the district.

 

In the year 1313,Ghaziabad turned into a huge battle ground when Taimur attacked the fort of Ghaziabad. Ghaziabad is indeed a place

of major historical significance. The city was an important site from where Indian Mutiny was fought during 1857-58. Initially, this

revolt started with participation from the Indian soldiers belonging to the Bengal army. Soon it acquired the form of a full-fledged

revolution, protesting against British Raj in the Indian subcontinent.

 

Until 14th November, 1976 Ghaziabad was considered to be a part of the Meerut district. However, on that particular date the

chief minister of that time, Mr. N.D.Tiwari announced Ghaziabad as a district. Since then it is running it is trying hard

to improve its social, economic and agricultural sector.

Ghaziabad in the last 10 years has shown a remarkable growth in all fields of Development, Education, Industry, Infrastructure etc..

It is one of best districts in Uttar Pradesh in terms of revenues earned. The proximity with Capital of India gives Ghaziabad an edge.

Population of Ghaziabad has shown a steep increase due to migration. City has shown  very fast growth in the last 10 years.

 

( information from : http://www.mapsofindia.com/ghaziabad/history.html )

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