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Makanpur (formerly known as Khairabad) is a town in Kanpur district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Makanpur is a town in the tehsil of Bilhaur. Makanpurpur is well connected by rail and road. Araul is nearest (4km.) place of Makanpur.
It is also known for the dargah shrine of the Sufi saint of Madariya Sufi order, Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar, who settled here, which makes it a center from the order. Particularly, during his annual Urs celebrations, when followers of the order from all over congregate at the shrine.
- Zinda Shah Madar website
- Suvorova, Anna (2004). Muslim saints of South Asia: the eleventh to fifteenth centuries- Volume 14 of RoutledgeCurzon Sūfī series. Routledge. p. 171. ISBN 0-415-31764-9.
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