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Aligarh is a District of Uttar Pradesh, India. The city is located about 90 miles (140 km) southeast of New Delhi. The administrative headquarters of Aligarh District is Aligarh(Koil). It is also commissionary HQ for all four Districts Aligarh itself, Hathras, Kasganj, and Etah. It is mostly known as a university town where the famous Aligarh Muslim University is located. It is also a well known District internationally because of its lock industries.
It was built during the time of Ibrahim Lodi by Muhammad, son of Umar the governor of Kol who was the governor of this region during the time of Farrukh Siyar and Muhammad Shah, further rebuilt the fort. It is also called "Aligarh Qila". Most part of it is damaged and only a peripheral appearance of a fort is present. It is situated near the G T Road and consists of a regular polygon, surrounded by a very broad and deep ditch.
Aligarh Muslim University is an Indian public university, which was established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as the Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. The establishment of the university was a part of the Aligarh Movement, which pushed for establishing a modern education system for the Indian Muslim populace.
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