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District Court, Sambhal

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History Sambhal is a district in Uttar Pradesh, India. Sambhal is a Muslim dominated area.It takes 2 hours 40 mins to reach Sambhal and is 158.6 kilometres (98.5 mi) from New Delhi. The first Mughal Emperor Babur awards his troops before their expedition to Sambhal. Sambhal district, which had population of around 22 lakh, was carved out of Moradabad district in September 2011. It consists of three tehsils — Sambhal and Chandausi, taken from Moradabad, and Gunnaur, taken from Badaun. Sambhal is famous for its own kind of horn and bone craft items which is manufactured in Saraitareen 4 km away from Sambhal city (but included in sambhal) which are being exported. In the late 12th century, Sambhal was the capital of Prithviraj Chauhan, the King of Hindu Kshatriya Chauhan (Chauhamana) dynasty, until he changed his capital to Delhi and Ajmer. In the late 15th and early 16th centuries, the second ruler of the Afghan Lodi Dynasty, Sikandar Lodi made Sambhal one of his provincial capitals.During the reign of the third Mughal Emperor, Akbar, Sambhal was a 'Sarkar' in the 'Subah' of Delhi and had a brick fort. Babur, the first Mughal ruler, kept the foundation stone of Sambhal's Jama masjid.
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