Faizabad (Indien)

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Faizabad, the old capital of Awadh, is the headquarters of Faizabad District and Faizabad division as well. It is a municipal corporation with Ayodhya in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, situated on the banks of river Ghaghra . It was the first capital of the Nawabs of Awadh and has monuments built by the Nawabs, like the Tomb of Bahu Begum, Gulab Bari.The Legend of Awadh, Umrao Jaan 'Ada', was born in Faizabad . Another legend and Hindi writer Radhika Prasad Tripathi was from this city. Akhtaribai Faizabadi, also known as Begum Akhtar, was born in Faizabad. She was a classical singer who performed Urdu ghazals, dadras, thumris, etc. Among other notable people from Faizabad are Mir Babar Ali Anis, a nineteenth-century writer of Marsiya and Brij Narayan Chakbast, another nineteenth-century Urdu poet. Chakbast is credited to have translated the Ramayana into Urdu for the first time.

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