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Which city of Uttar Pradesh is known as ‘Shiraz of India’ ?
1. Kanpur
2. Prayagraj
3. Jaunpur
4. Meerut

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Jaunpur

The correct answer is Jaunpur.

  • Jaunpur was founded by Sultan Ferozeshah Tughlaq in 1358 in honour of Mohammad Tughlaq alias Jauna Khan.

  • At the time of the decline of the Tughlaq dynasty, Jaunpur became independent under the leadership of Malik Hussain Sharqi and established the Sharqi Sultanate.

  • Jaunpur has been known for its cultural activities and architecture.
  • The contribution of Jaunpur Sharqi sultans to literature, architecture, and musical arts has been memorable.
  • Jaunpur was called Shiraz-e-Hind due to this feature.

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