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Shahjahanpur is a city, and a municipal board in Shahjahanpur district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Shahjahanpur City was established by Diler Khan and Bahadur Khan, a soldier in the army of Mugal Emperor Shahjahan. Pleased with the services of Diler Khan, R gifted 14 villages with the permission to construct fortresses. Diler Khan developed a fort in the village of Nainar Khera, situated on the river Garrah He also established 52 villages named after 52 kabeelas of Pathans in Afghanistan. Even today, few of the local mohallas bear the name of these castes.

The city came into limelight during the freedom struggle of India. Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil, Thakur Roshan Singh and Ashfaq Ullah Khan brought Shahjahan Pur fame by their heroic contribution to Independence struggle.

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June 7th, 2009 at 5:25 AM

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