Mubarakpur is a city and a municipal board in Azamgarh district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 13 km north-east of the district headquarters in Azamgarh.The place is famous for the manufacture of "Benarasi Sarees" , which are also very popular and exported to many countries in the world.
It was settled, in the name of Raja Mubarak Shah, a Sufi of Manikpur Karaa, by a sheikh landholder.Mubarakpur is located at 26.09N 83.29E. It has an average elevation of 69 metres .
During the 15th century Raja Mubarak Ali Shah from Kheta Sarai Jaunpur visited the place and laid the foundation of Mubarakpur.
Earlier the town was called Qasimabad, after a Muslim landlady Qaseema Bibi. Qasimabad was frequently invaded by kings of neighboring areas and also severely affected by frequent floods from River Tauns. King Mubaraksha stopped the invasions and developed the area.
Though there is no exact historical data on how handloom weaving been started in Mubarakpur, we know that during the 14th century, cotton weaving began, according to ancient Vedic and Buddhist literature. Government gazettes report that Raja Mubaraksha's entourage had many families whose profession was weaving. It is speculated that they started weaving saris and other dress material during the 16th century.
The famous writer Ibne Batuta wrote that very high quality dresses that were made in Mubarakpur were exported to various countries through Delhi.
Mubarakpur is in UP EAST telecom region.
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|Idea Point Store
||Shop No. ? 11 Al-Quresh Market, Ghass Mandi, Mubarakpur, Azamgarh, U.P
||Vodafone Store - Azamgarh Opp. roadways workshop, Civil lines
|New Mobile World
||Post Sadar Azamgarh H.No.355 Bazbahadur Azamgarh
|Sree Balaji Sales
||In front of Swadeshi Cotten Mill, Jaiswal Market, Sahadatpura, Mau(Shifting Process)