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Maharajah Ranjit Singh

The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship

The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship c1700-1900 by Gurinder Singh Mann Forthcoming Helion Press The Sikh Confederacy consisting of military units or Misls rose from the ashes of the crumbling Mughal Empire in the Eighteenth century. As a result, under the leadership of General Baghel Singh they conquered the Red Fort of Delhi in 1783 leading to the Sikh Empire bein...
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The Sikh past can be preserved now

Sikh Relics and Artefacts: From the past to the technological future Saturday 7th July 2018 Guildhall, Thetford "The Sikh past can be preserved now"  this was the statement made the head of the Sikh Museum Initiative, Gurinder Singh Mann and developer Taranjit Singh in a special lecture on Sikh relics and artefacts at the opening day of the Thetford and Punjab Festival. The lecture formed...
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A Sikh empire in Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)

Tomb of Akali Phula Singh Bobby Singh Bansal on the solid legacy left by the Sikhs in north-western Pakistan: fortifications. Not much is known on Pakhtunkhwa’s Sikh heritage and my research sheds some light on the undiscovered structures that were built by the charismatic Sikh officer General Hari Singh Nalwa, a staunch commander of Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore during the 19th century. T...
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