Lakhnauti Turk

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Lakhnauti Turk is a village situated in the Gangoh Mandal of Saharanpur District in Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located 486 kilometres from the state capital at Lucknow.[1]

Lakhnauti Turk is a historic village, and founded by a group of Turkmen, Mirza colonist who arrived from Central Asia some six centuries ago. These Turkmen were Shia Mughals, and Lakhnauti is still a largely Shia Muslim village, with the Turkmen Mughal making a significant proportion of the population.