Najibabad

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Najibabad
city
Najibabad is located in Uttar Pradesh
Najibabad
Najibabad
Location in Uttar Pradesh, 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 Bijnor
Elevation 295 m (968 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 84,014
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 246763
Telephone code 01341
Vehicle registration UP 20

Najibabad 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 India by roadways via NH 119 and NH 74 respectively and also by various trains.

Geography[edit]

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 295.5 metres (1014 feet).

People's representative[edit]

The current Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Najibabad is Mr. Tasleem ahmad from (BSP).And current Municipal board chairmen Mr Mohd.Moazzam Khan [2] Najibabad is part of Nagina parliamentary constituency, and current M.P is Yashveer Singh from(SP).

History[edit]

Nawab Najib-ud-Daula, also known as Najib Khan was a noted Rohilla Muslim warrior and serviceman of both the mughal empire and the Durrani empire, Nawab Najib-ud- Daula 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 Rohilla tribes, and received the title, "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 city is a city founded by Nawab Najib-ud-Daula, also known as Najib Khan and the city is also known as "GATEWAY OF HIMALAYAS"

He succeed Safdarjung as grand wazir of the Mughal Empire and was a devoted serviceman of the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II later in his career he was known as 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

Mr. Rama Narain Kela was the famous educationist and social worker of Najibabad. He was the Principal of MDS Inter College and Founder of Acharya R N Kela Inter College Najibabad. He inspired many brilliant Students to attain recognition in India. Prof. J P Gupta, Prof S S Rajput, Mr. Mangu Singh, Mr Ghasi Ram Chauhan, Prof Bhim Singh are some of the brilliant students from MDS Inter College. Prof J. P. Gupta who hails from Kalhedi is the first member Secretay of All India Council of Technical Education and currently is the Vice Chancellor of Sharda University Greater Noida. Prof S S Rajput is from Village Bashirpur near Sahu Jain Degree College and is currently Chief Scientist at National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi. He was the Dean Academic at ABV Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior. Mr Mangu Singh is the Chief of DMRC Delhi. Prof Bhim singh is at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Mr. Salman Ansari Alumni of University of Delhi and London School of Economics living in Bahrain also belong from Najibabad. B. S. Rajput, ex Vice Chancellor of Kumaon University was also from Najibabad Najibabad is also the native place of the Sahu Jain family - Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain and Shreyans Prasad Jain were born here. The descendants of the Sahu Jain family own the Times Group and its parent company, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. is world's largest selling news paper.

Forts and monuments[edit]

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 built by Najib-ud-Daula (Famous by Sultana Daku ka Qila)
  • Portion of the old Palace
  • Tomb of Nawab Najib-ud-Daula
  • Mordhaj also known as Munawar Jar with lofty mound Called chaar minar
  • Nanhe Miya Ground in Pai bagh street
  • Purana Kila(known as kila)
  • Vinayak Mandir (Lord Ganesha Mandir)

Industries[edit]

The main Industries of the city are:

  • Mansarovar Bottling Company
  • Chandra Kaththa Industries Ltd.
  • Mansarovar Paper Mills ltd.
  • Badri-Kedar Paper mills ltd.
  • Indian oil, HP, Bharat Petroleum Depot.
  • JMK International Industries

Najibabad also has an All 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

Hotels[edit]

  • Walia hotel and residency(3 star)
  • Hotel Inderlok, haridwar road(3 star)
  • Ghai Motel
  • Kanaha royal salute,haridwar road(5 star)
  • Bharat Banquet Hall (4 star)

Demographics[edit]

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

The total population of najibabad is 84,239.

Religions in Najibabad
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
33%
Muslims
  
66%
Jains
  
0.5%
Others†
  
0.5%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

The English-medium schools[edit]

  • Drona International Academy
  • P.N.S Arihant Public Academy
  • St Mary's School, Kotdwar Road (Sr. Secondary School)
  • Walia global academy, near Mansarovar paper mill,Nagina Road
  • Modern public school(Samipur)
  • R.R. Morarka Public school,Dwarikesh Nagar,Bundki
  • Krist Jayanti school Bariya, Najibabad (Sr. Secondary School)
  • Shri Guru Ram Rai Public School
  • Shreya Public School
  • Mool Chand Academy Kotdwar road
  • Uptech Computer Centre
  • Guru Drona Academy
  • Gurukul International Academy (G.I.A)
  • Blue Bells Public School
  • global academy Jaipur Road, Najibabad
  • M.RAUF MEMORIAM Public school near char minar
  • Paras Public School
  • Cambridge co-education school

The Hindi-medium schools[edit]

  • M.D.S. Inter college is one of the most reputed college of district for boys.
  • M.D.K.V. Inter College is one of the most reputed college of District for girls.
  • A.R.N. Kela Inter college.
  • G.I.C. Najibabad.
  • Green Light Public School
  • Sneh Public School
  • Guru Nanak Mission Inter College.
  • Najibuddaula girls inter college
  • M.G.M. Inter college.
  • Qasmiya girls Inter College.
  • Qasmiya Muslim Inter college.
  • Muslim Public girls Inter College(first Inter college in jalalabad
  • Habib Memorial Girls High School Jalalabad
  • National girls college Kalheri
  • Anandi Pathshala
  • St. Mary"s inter college Mandawali (Najibabad)
  • Sarswati Vidya Mandir Majidganj Najibabad
  • Maktaba islamia kalheri
  • Muhammed Ali Johar Girl's school rampura Najibaba
  • Lady Fatima School(parvez)
  • SSD Inter College Garhmalpur

Colleges[edit]

  • North India College of Higher Education
  • North India College of Law
  • Rama Jain Collage.
  • Sahu Jain College.

Engineering College[edit]

  • North India Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Information Technology & Science
  • Indian Institute Of Distance Education And Learning


Malls[edit]

Najibabad had one mall recently made. It is:

  • Easy Day

Picture Halls[edit]

There Are 4 picture halls in Najibabad.They are:

  • Bharat Takij
  • Krishna Takij
  • Samrat Takij
  • Pukar Takij


Villages Under Vikas Khand/Tahsil Najibabad[edit]

Sikandarpur basi ( geographically pleasant village on the bank of gangan river, also called 'gaurvo ki basi'. Guniyapur, a village is known for his sugarcane fields spreads all over, is located on the bank of Gangan River, at highway towards Moradabad. Gajraula Paimar,mirampur bega, Sabhachandpur Mohan urf Makhwara Padarathpur, Issepur, Sikroda, Lalpur, Rajpur Nawada, kawariwala urf hakimpur qazi Kalanpur Buzurg Urf Bahupura & Mouzam pur tulsi urf(Garhi)dhanora(Adarsh nagar) (Subhash nagar), Bashirpur, Najibabad, Nangla Ubbhan ( Ubbhanwala) & Sheikhpurgaru(Himalayan colony), Najibabad

Bhaguwala largest gram Panchayat also known as big town in this tehsil. Shakarpuri (village) is 14 km away from Najibabad. Shakarpuri is famous for its sugarcane and mangoes. Shakarpuri is very small village.

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