Bijnor, the most western district distt. of U.P. is situated just
12 Km from either both way from pious Ganga on Meerut road or from
Ganj a great saint Vidur's home where he spent his rest of life
after dispute with Duryodhan. "Duryodhan ki meva tyagi saag
Vidur ghar Khayoji" these popular lines generated where Lord
Krishna visited beloved bhakt "Vidur" at his residence
(Ganj). Our country's name Bharat comes out from the name of great
Chakraverty King Bharat who spent his childhood at Bijnor.
This is about 12 kms from Bijnor and having historical importance.
Vidur spent his rest of life after dispute with Duryodhan. This
is the place where Lord Krishana visited.
There is a ashram in broken condition near Rawli town according
to the great legend "Abhigyan Shakuntalam" . Hastinapur's
King Dushyant reached there while hunting and fell in love with
Shakuntala at first sight.
During Mahabharat when the battle between Kauravas and Pandavas
was about to begin, then on the request of both the sides, all wives
and children were to be gurdianed by Mahatma Vidur . He had no sufficient
space for their living then he decided an exclusive area for ladies
and children, which is now known as Daranagar.
This is about 12 Km from Distt HQ and Just 1Km from Daranagar on
the banks of Ganga . There are ancient temples and ashrams .
It is situated on the bank of river Ganga and just about 1 Km from
Ganj. This village used to be a "RIYASAT" with around
101 villages under it during Mugal Period. Around that period a
saint was living there who was famous for curing snake bites. Once
when Shahjahan's wife got bit by a snake, he treasted and got "Jahanabad
Riyasat" as a prize from Shahjahan. Presently Ganga flows 2
km from here.
Sita's temple without any idol is situated one Km from Nanore Village
on Chandpur-Jalilpur road. This is popularly known as "SITA
MANDIR MATH". It is believed that this is the place where the
earth tored and Sita jumped into.
Sena Ka Dawar
Sena Ka Dawar means Army's Gate where Pandavas had settled their
Army. There is a temple of Dronacharya presently. This place popularly
known as a village Saindwar where Jawahar Navodaya Vidhalaya is
Two of the Akbar's Navratna -"AbulFazzal"
Two of the Akbar's Navratnas namely, "AbulFazzal" and
"Faizi" were born in the village Azampur which is 4 Km
from Basta.They stuied in this village and were very intelligent.
This fort situated in Najibabad. This fort was built by "Gulam
Kadir" alias 'Najibudaulah" during 18th Century after
down fall of the Mughal empire. This ancient fort still stands today.
During British period it was Sultana Dakoo's shelther.
Mandawar Ka Mahal
Munshi Ali , was well known of "Urdu " and "Farsi"
and he taught both Urdu and Farsi to Maharani Victoria of England.
This Mahal was constructed by Maharani Victoria .in 1850 in Mandawar
to gift to Munshi Ali . There is a famous temple namely Galkha Devi
near village Kundanpur on Mandawar Blawali road, 8 KM away from
this Mahal, it is said that Lord Krishna kidnapped Rukmani who came
General Information & Accomdation info on Bijnor city of Uttar
Pradesh - India