In 1265, the Sufi saint Fariduddin Ganjshakar and his nephew Hazrat Sabir Kaliyari stayed in Umri Kalan. They left two of their disciples there, working towards the Sufism mission.
The Gate of Umri Kalan was built at the time of the then Chairman Mr Nasir Ali in year 2005-2006. It was named Shaikh-ul-Hadees Syed Maulana Fakhr-ul-Hasan Gate, after Syed Maulana Fakhrul Hasan who was born in 1905 (A H 1323), at Umri Kalan. In the late 1960s, he held a high office[vague] at the Darul Uloom Deoband.