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Battle of Aliwal

Africa’s Aliwal owes name to Ludhiana village

*A highway signboard of Aliwal North in South Africa’s East Cape province. *British officer founded town three years after victory in 1846 Anglo-Sikh battle About 9,000 km from the heat and dust of Ludhiana’s Aliwal village is Aliwal North, a town located along the Orange river in South Africa’s East Cape province. The former is known for a decisive battle fought on January 28, 1846, as ...
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Anglo-Sikh war memorial in Aliwal renovated

The monument as seen in 2000.  The recently renovated and beautified Anglo-Sikh War Memorial at Aliwal village was inaugurated on Tuesday. The monument was built to commemorate the battle of Aliwal which took place in 1846 The 150-year-old monument is also referred to as the Flame of Memory Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee president Avtar Singh Makkar in the presence of Manp...
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