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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
, 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.
..... Click the link for more information. 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.
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.