Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib

Indian Jurisdiction
Indian Jurisdiction Less

Fatehgarh Sahib

to get instant updates about 'Fatehgarh Sahib' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->

Fatehgarh Sahib (, ) is headquarters of Fatehgarh Sahib district, one of the twenty districts in the state of Punjab in North-West India.

History

The city is an historically important town north of Patiala, especially for the Sikh faith. Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib, marks the site of the live entombment of the two younger sons, Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Sahibzada Zorawar Singh of the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Gobind Singh on 12 December 1705, by the Governor of Sirhind, Wazir Khan , the place is the today commemorated by Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib, 5&nbsp;km (3 miles) north of the Sirhind.

The name 'Fatehgarh', refers to the 'Town of Victory', because in 1710 Sikhs under the leadership of Banda Bahadur overran the area and razed the fort that was built during Balban's rule to the ground.

Gurudwara Jyoti Sarup Sahib is about 1&nbsp;km from Fatehgarh Sahib on Sirhind- Chandigarh road. It was at this place that the mortal remains of Mata Gujri, the mother of Guru Gobind Singh and his two younger sons, Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Sahibzada Zorawar Singh were cremated. Wazir Khan, the then Faujdar of Sirhind refused to allow the cremation of the bodies unless the land for the cremation was purchased by laying gold coins on it. Todar...
Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Indian Jurisdiction
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from