Ferozepur Jhirka

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Ferozepur Jhirka
city
Ferozepur Jhirka is located in Haryana
Ferozepur Jhirka
Ferozepur Jhirka
Location in Haryana, India
Coordinates: 27°48′00″N 76°57′00″E / 27.8000°N 76.9500°E / 27.8000; 76.9500Coordinates: 27°48′00″N 76°57′00″E / 27.8000°N 76.9500°E / 27.8000; 76.9500
Country  India
State Haryana
District Mewat
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,751
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Ferozpur Jhirka is a town in Mewat district in the state of Haryana, India.

History[edit]

Raja Feroze Khan Khanzada, famous personality Choudry Mohammad Hayat Khan Numberdar his brother Choudry Burkat Ullah Khan Khanzada landlord Zamiedar in Ferozepur Jhirka.

Abu Mohammad along with Makhdoom Tahir (from Jhumrawat) made this city a big estate (riyasat). Qazi Ghulam Mustafa from Ferozepur Jhirka, and who was honoured By Bahadur Shah I was close relative to these two fellows. He was married to Bibi Rasti (died Dhu al-Qi'dah 1147 AH / 1734 AD), the daughter of Qazi Syed Rafi Mohammad.

Khan Zaman Khan Ali Asghar entitled by Emperor Farrukhsiyar was the son of Bibi Rasti and Nawab Kar Talab Khan Qazi Ghulam Mustafa. Ali Asghar was Mansabdar (Punj Hazari) Emir and was posted first as Faujdar at Moazamabad; Khidmat Daroghgi Topkhana, a store of Armory (military) at Multan; Naib Subahdar at Azimabad (Patna); and then Subahdar at Awadh during the reign from Farrukhsiyar to Muhammad Shah.[1] The fort at Ferozepur Jhirka was built by him. He died in Shahjahanbad (Delhi) on 4 Dhu al-Hijjah 1155 AH/ 1742 AD.

Islam Khan V, who belonged to Ferozepur Jhirka, was also close relative of Qazi Ghulam Mustafa.

Previously Ferozepur Jhirka was part of district Gurgaon, but through gazzate notification of Haryana government on 4 April 2005 it became part of Mewat district. Since then it has been sub-division of Mewat district.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Ferozepur Jhirka had a population of 17,751. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Ferozepur Jhirka has an average literacy rate of 59.5%: male literacy is 70% and female literacy is 80%. In Ferozepur Jhirka, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age. Meo and Yaduvanshi Ahirs[3] are Dominant in Ferozepur Jhirk .

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tazkirat us-Salatin Chaghta – A Mughal Chronicle of Post Aurangzeb Period (1707-1724) by Muhammad Hadi Kamwar Khan; edited Persian text and with an Introduction by Muzaffar Alam (1980), Centre Of Advanced Study Department of History, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.) -202001, India
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ http://books.google.co.in/books?id=MdHkAAAAMAAJ&q=Ferozepur+Jhirka+ahir&dq=Ferozepur+Jhirka+ahir&hl=en&ei=rgxhTfLJKIPzrQfxw7HkAg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CDcQ6AEwAQ