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Makanpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°54′8″N 79°58′41″E / 26.90222°N 79.97806°E / 26.90222; 79.97806Coordinates: 26°54′8″N 79°58′41″E / 26.90222°N 79.97806°E / 26.90222; 79.97806
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationUP-78

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.[1] The nearest city to Makanpur is Araul, which is 4km away.

It is also known for the dargah shrine of the Sufi saint of Madariya Sufi order, Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar. During his annual Urs celebrations, followers of the order congregate at the shrine.[2][3]


  1. ^ Makanpur Railways
  2. ^ Zinda Shah Madar website
  3. ^ 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.
Hazrat Sayed Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar Dargah and Biography