Murad Nagar, a town in Tehsil Modinagar is located 14 kms from Ghaziabad, its district headquarter. It was established by a Mughal Nawab, Mirza Muhammad Murad Mughal, son of Mughal Emperor, Alamgir II, about 400 years back. The mausoleum of its builder is also situated near the town.
Famous Indian cricketer Suresh Raina also hails from Muradnagar. A canal named Gang Nahar coming from Haridwar also passes by the town and is a famous picnic destination for the residents of the area.
Muradnagar is famous for manufacturing cotton fabrics especially bed sheets, handloom and zari work units. The town is also houses the ordnance factory set up by the Defence Ministry of the Government of India. It is a part of the National Capital Region of Delhi, the capital of India.