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Amroha is the headquarters of the newly created district of Jyotiba Phule Nagar, situated 30 km from Moradabad. It is said that this city was built 3,000 years ago by Amarjodh, the king of Hastinapur. Later Amroha was rebuilt by Amba Devi who was sister to Prithvi Raj, the king of Delhi. Afterwards it became the state of Tyagis who ruled here till the arrival of Mughals. Mangoes and fish are available in abundance here. It is also said that when General Sharafuddin came here and local people presented him mangoes and fish. Thus he named the city as Aam-Rohu which is now known as Amroha. The important places of Amroha are Vasudev Mandir and Tulsi Park, Bayen ka kuan, Nasiruddin Sahib ki Majaar, Dargah Bhure Shah, and Majaar Shah Vilayat Sahib.

Updated on 18th September, 2015
District: Jyotiba Phule Nagar
Location: Amroha    

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