Nasirpur Sindh

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Nasirpur (नसीरपुर) or Nasarpur,Nasrpur is a town in Matiari District in Sindh province of Pakistan.

Location

Located 45 kilometres west of Hyderabad and 11 kilometres from Tando Allahyar. It is at 25°31'0N 68°37'0E at an elevation of 12 metres.

History

Nasarpur was one of the oldest city-settlements in the Indus Valley Civilization which thrived in ancient times along the Indus River. City has been wrecked and re-erected many times in history, sometimes repeatedly. But in other cases the destruction has been so complete that the city was abandoned completely. This city was on the eastern bank, about 20 to 25 km from Indus River.

In 751, Sultan Feroz Shah Tulkh left Ameer Naseer along his 1000 companions to rebuild the city, later on city was named as Naseer pur or Nasarpur.

During Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar period, Nasarpur was one of the major city.

According to Hakem Fateh Muhammad Sehwani "Nasarpur was major artery between Dehli (India) and Sindh that allows goods to travel swiftly to buyers".

Nasarpur has some Historical places which belong to era of Aurang Zaib.

Misri Shah (poet) also called King of Kafiyas live most of his Life in Nasarpur. It is famous for the Production of Onions, Mangoes, Khes, Ceramics and its Tubewells. Archeological sites are also present.

According to Hakeem Fateh Mohammad Sehwani (book Abo-al-fazal) Nasarpur was one of the major city along with Umar Kot, Thatta and Sewistan (Sehwan). Mohammad Yousaf Shakir Abro Sindhi has described in Raisala Bursat that after establishment of Mansoora city during Arabic era gradually vanished the Berhaman Abad city and remaining Hindus has been migrated and settled in Nasarpur.

According to Hakeem Fateh Mohammad Sehwani (book Abo-al-fazal) Nasarpur was one of the major city along with Umar Kot, Thatta and Sewistan (Sehwan). Mohammad Yousaf Shakir Abro Sindhi has described in Raisala Bursat that after establishment of Mansoora city during Arabic era gradually vanished the Berhaman Abad city and remaining Hindus has been migrated and settled in Nasarpur. Mirza Kaleej Bag has described the Nasarpur history and re-establish during Soomra kingdom from 720 to 1320. Dodha khan, Mirza Shah Baig Arkhon 928, Mirza Shah Hasan Arkhon 942, MIrza Tukhan, MIrza Qasim Arkhon and Sultan Abo al Qasim ruled in this region. Ali Sher Fateh Thathwi has mentioned the appearance of Meer Naseer in 752. Unfortunately, The complete history of the Nasarpur was not described or kept in any historical book. The archaeological sites, old Masjeed, Tomb, destructive Fort provides the evidence that Nasarpur is a historical city.


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