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Kintoor

Kintoor
town
Kintoor is located in Uttar Pradesh
Kintoor
Kintoor
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Barabanki
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 225207
Battle of Kintoor
Part of the Indian Mutiny
Date 6 October 1858
Location Kintoor
Result British victory
Belligerents
East India Company
Kapurthala State
Rebel Sepoys
Commanders and leaders
Major A.Hume commanding 1st European Bengal Fusiliers
Rajah of Kappurthullah commanding Kappurthullah contingent
Collector Darakhaje
Collector Abid Khan
Major-General Abson Khan
Mohamed Ameer Khan
Strength
1st Bengal Fusiliers, 150 rank and file; 2nd Company 3rd battalion Artillery, two 9-ponder guns; Hodson's Horse, 56 sabres; Oude Military Police Cavalry, 200 sabres;
Kappurthullah Contingent:- Artilllery, five 8-pounder, three 6-ponderguns; Cavalary, 124 sabres; Infantry, 650 rank and file
3,000 infantry
200–300 cavalry
4 guns
Casualties and losses
4 wounded
1 horse killed, 7 wounded
450 killed

Kintoor or Kintur is a village distant 10 miles north-east of Badosarai in Barabanki district famous for battle of Kintoor of 1858 during Indian Mutiny.[1][2]

Battle of Kintoor

The Battle of Kintoor was a conflict between rebel sepoys and troops East India Company and Kapurthala State on 6 October 1858 during Indian Mutiny.[1][3][4]

British Raj

During 1869 census of Oudh, Kintoor was designated as one of the total thirteen large towns or kasbahs and Inspector of Police of Ram Nagar was appointed here on the night of census.[5]

Personalities

Literary

Urdu/Persian (19th century)

  • Abd ul-Qadir Hanif-ud-Din Kintoori (d. 1789): a Sufi of Qadri order. His ancestors emigrated from Nishapur, Iran, and served as jurists. He was author of the book Kuhl ul-jawahir fi manaqib-i-'Abd ul-Qadir Jilani(1753).[6][7]
  • Ayatollah Mufti Syed Muhammad Quli Khan Kintoori (1775-1844): principal Sadr Amin at the British court in Meerut. He was author of Tathir al-mu'minin 'an najasat al-mushrikin.[8][9][10][11]
  • Syed Sirāj Ḥusayn Musavi Kintoori (1823-1865): son of Mufti Syed Muhammad Quli Kintoori, he was author of Kashf al-ḥujub wa-l-astār ʿan asmāʾ al-kutub wa-l-asfār, Shudhūr al-ʿiqyān fī tarājim al-aʿyān and Āʾīna-yi ḥaqq-numā.[8]
  • Syed Iʿjāz Ḥusayn Musavi Kintoori (1825-1870),
son of Mufti Syed Muhammad Quli Kintoori[8]

Urdu/Persian (20th century)

  • Justice Maulvi Syed Karāmat Ḥusayn Musavi Kintoori (1854-1917): son of Syed Iʿjāz Ḥusayn, he founded Karmat College, Lucknow.[8]

Others

Attractions

Parijat tree at Kintoor, Barabanki

References

  1. ^ a b Bulletins and other state intelligence, Part 1
  2. ^ a b c http://barabanki.nic.in/places.htm
  3. ^ House of Commons papers, Volume 43 By Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
  4. ^ Bulletins and Other State Intelligence Compiled and Arranged from the Official Documents Published in the London Gazette
  5. ^ The report on the census of OUDH, OUDH Government Press, 1869
  6. ^ Dictionary Of Indo-Persian Literature, By Nabi Hadi
  7. ^ Persian Literature: A Bio-Bibiographical Survey : Qur'Anic Literature; History and Biography : Biography Additions and Corrections Indexes, Volume 1, Part 2, by C.A. Storey
  8. ^ a b c d e Scholarship in a sayyid family of Avadh I: Musavī Nīshāpūrī of Kintūr
  9. ^ a b Religion and State in Awadh, 1722–1859Roots of North Indian Shi‘ism in Iran and Iraq, by J. R. I. Cole, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS Berkeley · Los Angeles · Oxford
  10. ^ Sacred Space and Holy War The Politics, Culture and History of Shi`ite Islam by Juan Cole, I.B.Tauris Publishers, LONDON - NEW YORK
  11. ^ Dar al-Kitab Jazayeri
  12. ^ a b Islam, politics, and social movements By Edmund Burke, Ervand Abrahamian, Ira M. Lapidus
  13. ^ Leader of Heaven #18
  14. ^ Mir Hamid Hussain and his famous piece Abaqat al-anwar
  15. ^ GHADEER-E-KHUM WHERE THE RELIGION WAS BROUGHT TO PERFECTION By I.H. Najafi, Published By A GROUP OF MUSLIM BROTHERS, NEW ADDRESS P. 0. Box No. 11365- 1545, Tehran – IRAN.
  16. ^ Persian Literature – A Biobibliographical Survey ..., Volume 1, Part 2 By C. A. Storey
  17. ^ A biography of the AyatollahFrom Khomein, , 14 June 1999, The Iranian
  18. ^ The Columbia world dictionary of Islamism By Olivier Roy, Antoine Sfeir
  19. ^ Khomeini: life of the Ayatollah, Volume 1999 By Baqer Moin
  20. ^
  21. ^

External links

  • http://offerings.nic.in/directory/adminreps/viewGPmapcvills.asp?gpcode=48746&rlbtype=V
  • http://ourvillageindia.org/Place.aspx?PID=562564
  • http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?ll=27.01504,81.483387&z=12&t=h&hl=en
  • https://online.omms.nic.in/ASPNet/citizens/DG/05DVC/CensusStatus.aspx?state=UP&district=13&block=13&reportLevel=3
  • The British Empire – Indian Mutiny 1857–58
  • Google Books – Battle at Kintoor
  • "Indian Mutiny" by Saul David 2002 ISBN 0-14-100554-8
  • Shi'a Islam in Colonial India: Religion, Community and Sectarianism By Justin Jones
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