This gate is positioned to the north of Jalna gate or Khas gate. It is bigger in size and stature in comparison to Jalna gate. Roshan gate is said to had been named after Aurangezeb’s sister Roshanara to whom the emperor become plenty attached and she remained his favorite pal and advisor. The monument is listed beneath State Protected Monuments of Maharashtra as compiled by way of Archaeological Survey of India. One of the matters that made Aurangabad stick out from several different medieval cities, every of which had a local history or had individuals linked with it.
Aurangabad is known as the "City of Gates". When Aurangzeb made Aurangabad his capital, there were 54 suburbs which were walled inside the city itself, the leader of these had been Begumpura and Aurangpura. During Khan Jahan's 2nd viceroyalty, Aurangzeb built a wall spherical the metropolis in 1682, to guard it from the incursions of the Marathas; and in 1696 he erected a similar fortified wall for Begumpura. The town wall is terraced, and is of strong masonry, however of no superb peak, being in many parts not greater than fourteen ft.