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Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad

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Bahadurgarh, a village is situated on Garhmukteshwar-Bulandshahr road, 78 kilometers from its District Headquarter Ghaziabad. The original name of the village was Garh Nana, but was changed by its ruler Nawab Bahadur Khan, a Pathan, who received it as a jagir or an estate from Mughal Emperor Jahangir.

The existence of the village is believed to date back to the times of Mahabharata. According to folklore, Daanvir Karan, the hero of Mahabharat fame built Raja Karan ka Khera or a habitat in the present Mustafabad, approximately 6.5 kilometers from Bahadurgarh. The ruins of the ancient habitat are still visible on the location.

The village is also known for its pottery. The truth is that what is now popularly known as Khurja pottery originated from this place. It was brought here from Multan, now in Pakistan, nearly 250 years back. Bahadurgarh is also known for its handloom and dairy products which are in high demand in neighboring areas and Delhi.

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