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Jansath became a centre of attraction during the Mughal Period, the later Mughal rulers were weak & the matters of the Empire were handled by the powerful Sayyids, the influential of them were Sayyid Hassan Ali Khan Alias Abdullah Khan & his brother Sayyid Hussain Ali Khan. They changed several Mughal Kings from Farrukh Siyyar to Mohammed Shah at their will & are therefore popularly known in the History of India as "The King-Makers".

Sayyid Hassan Ali Khan & Sayyid Hussain Ali Khan were murdered through a conspiracy in 1720. A battle was fought between the Sayyids & the Mughal army which the Sayyid lost, Sayyid Saifuddin Ali khan, the younger brother of Hassan & Hussain Ali khan was killed in this battle, his tomb is in Jansath at the western entrance of the town.

Jansath at present is a Tehsil in the Muzaffar Nagar District. It has several old monuments of the Mughal times including the house of Sayyid brothers which is called "Rang Mahal". It is a monument to watch with the entrance called “Bada Darwaza”.

Jansath has other old monuments like Sheesh Mahal, Moti Mahal, Badi & Choti Haveli in Jannatabad

Syyid Mubarak Hussain was a Zamidaar of 84 villages in the British rule, and he belonged to Kakrouli village. Syyid Mubarak Hussain had built a Dargah Kadam-e-Rasool in Kakrouli village around 1900 and it was restored by his Grandson Syyid Asad Raza Zaidi in the year 2006. Dargah Kadam- Rasool is very famous in Saadat-e-Bara as a pilgrimage site-it boasts of having the footprints of Prophet Mohammed s.a.

Miranpur was founded by Nawab Sayyed Miran another important qasba in Tehsil Jansath. Sayyed Miran was the grandson of powerful military general Sayyed Masood Hussamuddin in King Akbar's rule. Sayyed Miran was a mansabdar of five thousand army in King Aurangzeb's empire. The town is located in southern Muzaffarnagar District, between Jansath and Bijnor at the junction of the Delhi Pauri National highway and Panipat Khatima State Highway. Muzaffarnagar, the district headquarters, is about 33 km north of Miranpur.

After Independence, Zaidi Sadats, migrated to various regions of the Pakistan namely Qila Deedar singh Gujranwala, Khairpur Mirs. Sindh, Chiniot, Rawalpindi and Karachi. Some important names heading these families were: Nawab Asghar Abbas Zaidi & Syed Muhammad Ameer Zaidi,settled with his family at Luqman at Khairpur Mirs sindh Pakistan.

Later, their descendants spread to other parts of the country, including majorly in Karachi and Wah Cantt. In Karachi Sindh, the prominent areas include the jaffar-e-Tayyar society, Ancholi, Rizvia Society and Abbas Town.

Some of the Zaidi Sadats who settled in Chiniot include Late Syed Abid Raza Zaidi s/o Syed Hajji Hassan Zaidi, Syed Ikram Hussain Zaidi s/o Syed Ashoor Ali Zaidi, Syed Jawad Hussain Zaidi s/o Syed Amman Ali Zaidi. Latter is still alive.

Zaidi Sayyed also migrated from Miranpur to eastern part of Uttar Pradesh namely Utraula a town in Balrampur district and settled in few villages in the outskirts of Utraula town these Sayyeds were said to be invited by then Raja of Utraula and given possession of nearby villages AMYA DEORIA.

The descendents of Sayyed Miran are also lived in Nagpur city.Nagpur is the central city of India in Maharashtra State. These descendents are migrated from Delhi to Nagpur in the year of 1780. This family is famous with the name of Mir Aziz faimily in the Nagpur city.the Mir Aziz sahab1749-1857was mansabdar in the court of Raje Raghuji Rao Bhonsle the rural of Nagpur city.

Zaidi Sayyed also migrated from Jansath to eastern part of Uttar Pradesh namely Sikanderpur,Kandipur in Ambedkar Nagar district.

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