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Muradnagar

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Country  India
Language spoken  Hindi
State  Uttar Pradesh
District  Ghaziabad

Muradnagar (Hindi: , Urdu: ?) is a town and a municipal board in Ghaziabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It was founded about four hundred years ago by Mirza Muhammad Murad Mughal, son of Mughal Emperor, Alamgir II, whose mausoleum still stands near the town. Suresh Raina, nowadays famous cricketer, belongs to this place.

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Map of Muradnagar

Demographics

As of the 2006 India census, Muradnagar had a population of 100,080. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Muradnagar has an average literacy rate of 70%, greater than the national average of 60.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 55%. In Muradnagar, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. An ordnance factory is situated at Muradnagar as well as canal from Haridwar named Gang Nahar is the most famous picnic spot at there, as well as the Muradnagar is also famous for the Manufacturing of Bedsheets as well as the each and every thing related to cotton available at market and the Muradnagar is growing Fastly due to the private builders shown the interest in the City of Muradnagar.

Muradnagar town lies in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh and is located 15 km east of Ghaziabad city. Towards the west lies Modinagar, the major industrial town of western Uttar Pradesh at a distance of 7 km.

The origins of Muradnagar dates back to the 17th century. Historical records show that the town was founded around 400 years ago by Mirza Muhammad Murad Mughal, and the mausoleum built in his memory stands to this day and is a building of historical importance. The site of the original town lies around 1.5 km from the National Highway (NH) 58. Over the years, this highway saw the first signs of development around its vicinity and the earlier phase of growth took place along what is now called the main road in Muradnagar. The ‘abadi’ or the populated area has concentrated around two cores: one around the original village site and the other at the junction of the Main Road and NH-58.

The town is a constituent area within the National Capital Region and was designated as a service centre in the Uttar Pradesh Sub Regional Plan, 2001. Delhi is 35 km away, and Meerut, the other prominent city in the region is 32 km away and are well-connected through the national highway network and the railways. The Upper Ganga Canal, a major irrigation facility in western Uttar Pradesh, lies immediately to the east of the town and flows in the north-south direction. Functional Character The town is primarily known on account of the Ordnance Factory set up in 1943, which occupies an area of 323.15 hectares (around 798 acres). Besides that, Muradnagar is also famous for its handloom and zari work units. Lately, a large number of educational and vocational training institutes have come up on the outskirts of the town towards Ghaziabad.

Political

Current MLA of Muradnagar is Wahab Chaudhary(BSP) and the current Chairman of Muradnagar is Rekha Arora (BJP).

villages in muradnagar

There are lots of villages of Tyagis,jats and gujjars. Morta,Morti,shahpur,Hisali,kanuaja, Duhai,shahzadpur,Navipur,sultanpur, jagjivanpur,kakra and many more.

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Geography

Muradnagar is located at 28.78°N 77.5°E? / 28.78; 77.5. It has an average elevation of 215 metres (705 ft). The Ganges canal flows through Muradnagar crossing National Highway NH # 58. The citys central part is Ordnance Factory Muradnagar (OFM) of the Ordnance Factories Board which manufactures products for the Indian Armed Forces.

The city has three major leading colleges KIET - An engineering college, ITS-Dental & Medical College and KushalPal Tyagi degree college. The city also has Kendriya Vidhyalya O.F.M. and a branch of Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), which is engaged in various research and testing in high-voltage engineering.

References

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