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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 916 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GHAZIABAD, a town of British India in Meerut district of the United Provinces, 12 M. from Delhi and 28 m. from Meerut. Pop. (1901) 11,275. The town was founded in 1740 by Ghazi-uddin, son of Azaf Jah, first nizam of the Deccan, and takes its name from its founder. It has considerably risen in importance as the point of junction of the East Indian, the North-Western and the Oudh & Rohilkhand railway systems. The town has a trade in grain and hides.
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GHAZI (an Arabic word, from ghazd, to fight)

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Ghaziabad is very old city well connected by road and train, people from all parts come here in seach of job, but at present Ghazibad is just hell due to poor administration, high graph of crime, zero security to residents, no sefty for women and children,decline in moral values, these are due to tie up in administration, politician for upgradation and maintenence of crimanal, neither they are beneficial for socity as wel as for their family. hope people will unite against curroption and for their right.
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