History of Ghaziabad

History of Ghaziabad throws light into the past events, that this Indian city once underwent. In the year 1740, the emperor, Ghazi-ud-din established Ghaziabad.

Initially it was named Ghaziuddinnagar after the name of its founder and afterwards was changed to to Ghaziabad. While talking about the History of Ghaziabad it should be mentioned that from the historical, archaeological and mythological point of view Ghaziabad is considered to be a prosperous city that was later proved by the research work and excavations done in the district.

In the year 1313,Ghaziabad turned into a huge battle ground when Taimur attacked the fort of Gaziabad. Ghaziabad is indeed a place of major historical significance. The city was an important site from where Indian Mutiny was fought during 1857-58. Initially, this revolt started with participations from the Indian soldiers belonging to the Bengal army. Soon it acquired the form of a full-fledged revolution, protesting against British Raj in the Indian subcontinent.

Until 14th November, 1976 Ghaziabad was considered to be a part of the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. However, on that particular date the chief minister of that time, Mr. N.D.Tiwari announced Ghaziabad as be the district. Since then it is running it is trying hard to improve its social, economic and agricultural sector.

Last Updated on 28 September 2012



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