Muzaffarnagar is a city and a municipal board in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and is a part of Delhi National Capital Region. Recently, the Muzaffarnagar district has been included in National Capital Region by Indian Government. It is the headquarters of the Muzaffarnagar district. Many popular farmer leaders come from MuzaffarNagar. It is situated midway on Delhi - Haridwar/Dehradun National Highway (NH 58), the city is also well connected with the national railway network. The city is located in the middle of highly fertile upper Ganga-Yamuna Doab region and is quite near to the National capital, making it one of the most developed and prosperous cities of Uttar Pradesh. Muzaffarnagar district was included in National Capital Region (NCR) on 9 June 2015 opening new avenues of development for the city. This city is also part of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and Amritsar Delhi Kolkata Industrial Corridor (ADKIC) opening door of opportunities in the region. It is the principal commercial, industrial and educational hub of Western Uttar Pradesh. Currently, G.S Priyadarshi is the District Magistrate of MuzaffarnagarHistoryThe town was founded in 1633 near the site of an ancient town, Sarwat, by the son of a Mughal Commander Sayyid Muzaffar Khan during the reign of Shah Jahan. In 1901, during the British Raj, it was district in the Meerut Division in United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.