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Interesting Facts About Aurangabad City You Must Know : Part 1 Old Suburbs

When Aurangzeb made Aurangabad his capital, there were 54 suburbs which were walled in like the city itself, but the chief of these that were populated in the 19th century were Begampura and Aurang-pura.

The names of the suburbs are/were
  • Begampura
  • Aurangpura
  • Mukampura,
  • Fazalpura,
  • Ahirpura,
  • Dawadpura,
  • Nawabpura,
  • Bajipura,
  • Darveshpura,
  • Nakash-pura,
  • Kutubpura,
  • Jasuspura,
  • Sultanpura,
  • Karanpura,
  • Chelipura,
  • Subkaranpura,
  • Ismailpura,
  • Tanjipura,
  • Padampura,
  • Lasgopalpura,
  • Manjurpura,
  • Haisingpura,
  • Partabpura,
  • Pahadsingpura,
  • Jamalpura,
  • Mansingpura,
  • Jaisingpura,
  • Jaswantsing-pura,
  • Bhausingpura,
  • Jaychandpura,
  • Ranmastpura,
  • Paidapura,
  • Hamilpura,
  • Dhori-pura,
  • Kalhalpura,
  • Paraspura,
  • Tabibpura,
  • Ramraspura,
  • Chakarpura,
  • Kotwalpura,
  • Lalwantpura,
  • Asadpura,
  • Rampura,
  • Rengtipnra,
  • Kesarsingpura,
  • Balochpura,
  • Rambapura,
  • Khokarpura,
  • Maujipura
Out of the above, Pahadsingpura, Kutubpura, Jaisingpura, Balochpura, Karnapura, Padampura, and Jaswant-singpura were founded by the rajas who accompanied Aurangzib; Subkaranpura and Pahadsingpura belonged to the raja of Bandalkand; Pudampura and Karanpura belonged to the raja of Bikanir, and Jaisingpura to the raja of Jaipur. A large market for vegetables is held daily at Maujipura which is now almost in ruins, while Bhausingpura is under cultivation.
Source : wikipedia

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