SARDHANA is located some 63 miles north-east of Delhi, and 13 miles NNW of Meerut. It is in the State of Uttar Pradesh.The population has grown in recent years to over 43,000. It is predominantly Hindu, swollen by refugees as a result of partition.
Begam Samru It was the seat of the Begam Samru, a Roman Catholic, the only indigenous Christian ruler there has ever been.      
The Basilica of Our Lady of Graces   Just as the Duke of Norfolk built Arundel Cathedral in West Sussex, England out of his private resources, so the Begam built the magnificent Basilica of Sardhana.