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Saharanpur

(səhä`rənpo͝or'), city (1991 pop. 374,945), Uttar Pradesh state, N central India. Once a summer resort of the MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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 court, Saharanpur is now a district administrative center. A major road and rail junction, the city is an important agricultural market. Wood products are manufactured; there are railway workshops and cotton and sugar mills.

Saharanpur

 

a city in northeastern India, in the basin of the upper Ganges, in Uttar Pradesh. Population, 225,700 (1971). Saharanpur is a railroad junction and has railroad workshops. The food-processing industry is represented primarily by sugar refineries. The city also has wood-products, textile, and paper industries.

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A local reporter in Saharanpur, Anil Bhardwaj told M AIL T ODAY , " For quite some time, there has been a buzz of political support to Chandrashekhar.
Saharanpur(Uttar Pradesh): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi blamed the Union government on Saturday for the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur but was blocked from entering the town torn apart by caste clashes that has killed three people and injured scores.
Lucknow/New Delhi: The fresh caste violence in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh that left one youth dead sparked a political slugfest on Wednesday with BSP chief Mayawati putting the blame on the BJP government and a senior state minister accusing the opposition party of shedding crocodile tears.
THE CCTV footage examined by the Uttar Pradesh Police does not support the claim of its Delhi counterparts that Indian Mujahideen operative Ajaz Sheikh was arrested from the railway station in Saharanpur.
Saharanpur is emerging as the site of resistance to the BJP, as the party seeks to consolidate its hold over the governance structure in Lucknow after a spectacular win.
The situation was better in suburban and rural areas of Saharanpur district where the community flocked to local markets ahead of the Eid celebrations on Tuesday.
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 13 ( ANI ): Hours, after inflammatory posters were seen on the walls of Saharanpur against Bangladeshi students, Saharanpur Superintendent of Police (SSP) Babloo Kumar, informed that investigation has been initiated in the matter to nab the perpetrators.
A FIVE- member probe team of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee led by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh reached riot- torn Saharanpur on Sunday.
Summary: Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 20 (ANI): The concerned policemen, who refused to take two accident victims to the hospital in Saharanpur, have been suspended on Saturday.
CHARGES and countercharges marked the political blame game in Uttar Pradesh for the second consecutive day on Sunday over the Saharanpur communal clash that claimed three lives.
Summary: Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 20 (ANI): Two teenage boys, victims of a road accident, were left to die on the road in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh after three policemen allegedly refused to ferry them to a hospital in their car.
THE Congress on Sunday defended its Lok Sabha candidate from Saharanpur, Imran Masood, and said the BJP's complaint to the Election Commission over his alleged remark against Narendra Modi maligned the ruling party and violated the poll code.