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Muzaffarnagar

Administration
Native ameMuzaffarnagar
NicknameThe Sugar Bowl of India
TypeCity
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictMuzaffarnagar
Geography
Altitude272 m
Demography
Total Population331668 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode251 001/2/3
Telephone0325
VehicleUP 12

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Muzaffarnagar ) is a major city and a municipal board in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city was established in Mughal period by a Sayyid Jagirdar, Munawar Lashkar Ali, and so named in honour of his father, Muzaffar Ali Khan. It is the headquarters of the Muzaffarnagar district.Many popular farmer leaders comes from Muzaffarnagar. Mahendra Singh Tikait, also known as the second 'messiah' of farmers after Late Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh belongs from Muzaffarnagar. Dr. Manoj Kapil is the president of youth Brahmin. Muzaffarnagar is also popular because of its large & prosperous population of Jat community. As compare to Haryana the Jat community here is very prosperous and are soft spoken.

Situated midway on Delhi and Dehradun National Highway (NH 58), the city is also well connected with the national railway network.

Muzaffarnagar lies in the Doab region in the Western Uttar Pradesh and hence is a city in the middle of one of the most fertile farming land in the India. It has one of the biggest jaggery trading markets in whole of Asia. Jaggery is also exported from Muzaffarnagar to countries around Asia. Muzaffarnagar is the education hub for the nearby towns and villages. It is the most developing city of Western Uttar Pradesh after Meerut, Noida and Ghaziabad.

Muzaffarnagar is famous for its chaat. People can be found eating chaats here with a great gesture.


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